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*Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Rhode Island were the Baptist, Congregational, Methodist, Protestant Episcopal, and Roman Catholic. Many of the early settlers were members of the Society of Friends.
 
*Colonial censuses (or similar lists of names) exist for 1747 to 1754, 1774, and 1782. These generally name the head of the household and the number of persons in the family.
 
 
 
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=== Welcome to Rhode Island and Providence Plantations,<br> The Ocean State ===
 
 
 
 
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Revision as of 16:50, 22 September 2010

Rhode Island Wiki Topics
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Welcome to Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, The Ocean State
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The state is called Rhode Island in common usage, but most of the state lies on the North American mainland. Providence Plantations refers to the mainland, while Rhode Island is actually the unofficial name for Aquidneck Island (now composed of the city of Newport, and the towns of Middletown and Portsmouth). From 1524 Italian, Dutch West India Company and British Rule of area.

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
King's | Providence Plantations | Rhode Island

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