Rhode Island, Providence County, Providence, Swan Point Cemetery Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Rhode Island, Providence County, Providence, Swan Point Cemetery Records, ca. 1846-ca.1950
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|Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, |
|Flag of Rhode Island|
|Location of Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island|
|Location of Rhode Island|
|Record Type||Cemetery Card Index|
|Rhode Island Historical Society|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains a card index arranged alphabetcially of burials in the Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Where Buried
- Place of birth
- Child of
- Place of Death
- Date of Death
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
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- Sexton Records
- Rhode Island Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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