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, 
United States
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Record Description
Record Type Cemetery Card Index
Collection years 1846-1950
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Rhode Island Historical Society


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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  • Where Buried
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  • Age
  • Child of
  • Married
  • Place of Death
  • Date of Death
  • Disese
  • Undertaker

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