|Rhode Island Statewide Online Genealogy Records
This chart shows links to statewide collections. To find links to collections for lower jurisdictions (such as a county or town), go to Locating Online Databases.
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- Rhode Island Town Clerk Vital and Town Records 1630-1945 — index and images
- Vital records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850 : a family register for the people Links Vol. 1-21
- American Ancestors Rhode Island Vital Records, 1636–1850 ($)
- Vital record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850, first series, births, marriages and deaths a family register for the people($)
- Rhode Island, Vital Extracts, 1636-1899($)
- Rhode Island Church Records 1671-1899, index, ($)
- Rhode Island Vital Records, index
- Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953 index and images
- Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914 Index only.
- Rhode Island Births & Baptisms 1600-1935, index, ($)
- Rhode Island, Births, 1636-1930 ($)
- Rhode Island Town Births Index, 1639-1932, index.
- Rhode Island and Pawtucket, Massachusetts Birth Index, 1800-1855, index and images, ($)
- Rhode Island, State Births Index, 1819, 1852-1900, index and images.
- Rhode Island Deaths & Burials 1628-1930, index, ($)
- Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932, index
- Rhode Island, Deaths, 1630-1930($)
- Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Commission, index, incomplete.
- Rhode Island, Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950 Index.
- U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 ($)
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, incomplete, ($).
- United States Social Security Death Index for Rhode Island- starts 1962 Index.
- Online Rhode Island Death Records and Indexes
- Rhode Island, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1740-1890, ($), index
- Rhode Island Census, 1774, index, ($)
- The Rhode Island 1777 Military Census ($)
- United States Online Census, 1790-1940
- Rhode Island, State Censuses, 1865-1935 ($)
- Rhode Island, State Census 1885 Index and Images.
- United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890 — index and images
- Rhode Island, State Census, 1905 Index and Images.
- Rhode Island, State Census, 1915 Index and Images.
- Rhode Island, State Census, 1925 Index and Images.
- Rhode Island, State Census 1935 Index and Images.
- United States Immigration Online Genealogy Records, list of nationwide databases
- Immigrants to New England, 1700-1775, e-book
- Maritime Papers of Rhode Island
- 'Admiralty Papers
- 'Rhode Island, Maine New York, and Connecticut passenger lists, 1820-1874
- Passenger lists Bristol and Warren, Rhode Island
- Passenger lists Providence, Rhode Island
- Passenger lists Newport, Rhode Island
- List of American seamen of Providence District pursuant to the act for the relief and protection of American seamen
- United States, Border Crossings from Canada, 1895-1956 at MyHeritage; index & images ($); includes those with Destination of Rhode Island
- United States, New England Passenger and Crew Lists, 1911-1954
- Passenger Lists, Providence, Rhode Island, 1911-1943; book indexes, 1911-1934; card indexes, 1911-1926
- Rhode Island, Davisville, Melville, Newport, and Quonset Point, Airplane Passenger and Crew Lists, 1955-1957 index & images
- Rhode Island Passenger Lists at Ancestry; images only ($)
- Rhode Island Passenger Lists by Maureen A. Taylor at Ancestry; images only ($)
- United States, Passenger and Crew Lists - New England Passenger And Crew Lists at FindMyPast; index & images ($)
Maps and Gazetteers
Military Records General Records
Indian Wars, dates vary
Revolutionary War, 1774-1783
War of 1812, 1812-1815
Mexican War, 1846-1848
Civil War, 1861-1865
World War I, 1917-1918
World War II, 1941-1945
Korean War, 1950-1953
Vietnam War, 1964-1972
- United States, New England, Petitions for Naturalization, 1787-1906, Northeast Region (including Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont) Browse Only.
- United States, New England Petitions for Naturalization Index, 1791-1906
- Rhode Island, State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1802-1945, index and images, ($).
- Rhode Island, Indexes to Naturalization Records, 1890-1992 ($)
- Rhode Island, District Court Naturalization Indexes, 1906-1991, images
- Rhode Island Naturalization Records 1907-1991, images only