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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Attleboro Gore Cumberland

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Barrington1717WarrenBristolMA, 1747Warren (’til 1770)Bristol County, Rhode Island, Divorces, 1819–1893
Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Block Island New Shoreham
Bristol1681Mt. HopeBristolMA, 1747 Bristol County, Rhode Island, Divorces, 1819–1893
Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Burrillville1806HarrisvilleProvidenceGlocester Index to Providence, Rhode Island, Probate, 1646-1899
Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Central Falls1895 ProvidenceLincoln
Charlestown1738 WashingtonWesterly Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Conanicut Jamestown
Coventry 1741 KentWarwick Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Cranston1754 ProvidenceProvidence Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Cumberland1747 ProvidenceMA, 1747Attleboro GoreVital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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Dedford E. Greenwich

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
E. Greenwich1677 Kent Dedford (1686-9)Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
E. Providence1862 ProvidenceMA, 1861Rehoboth and SeekonkVital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Exeter1742 WashingtonN. Kingstown Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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Feversham Westerly
Foster1781 Scituate ProvidenceVital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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Glocester1731ChepachetProvidenceProvidence Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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Haversham Westerly
Hopkinton 1757 WashingtonWesterly Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Jamestown1678 Newport ConanicutVital Records of Jamestown, Rhode Island, 1671–1800
Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Johnston1759 ProvidenceProvidence Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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Lincoln1871Central FallsProvidenceSmithfield
Little Compton1682 NewportMA, 1747 Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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Middletown1743 NewportNewport Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Mt. Hope Bristol

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Narragansett1901 WashingtonS. Kingstown Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Newport1639 Newport Members of the Artillery Company of Newport, Rhode Island
Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
New Shoreham1661Block IslandWashington Block Island (1664-72) Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
N. Kingstown1641WickfordWashington Kingstown from 1641 ’til 1723 when name was changed to N. Kingstown. Rochester (1686-9)Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
N. Providence1765CentredaleProvidenceProvidencePawtucketVital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
N. Smithfield1871SlatersvilleProvidenceSmithfieldSlater (1871)

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Pawtucket1828 ProvidenceMA, 1747part of N. Providence (1847)Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Pocasset Portsmouth
Portsmouth1638 Newport Pocasset (’til 1639)Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Providence1636 Providence Alphabetical Index of the Births, Marriages and Deaths Recorded in Providence, Rhode Island
Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Rehoboth E. Providence
Richmond1747WyomingWashingtonCharlestown Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Rochester N. Kingstown

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Scituate1731N. ScituateProvidenceProvidence Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Seekonk E. Providence
Smithfield1731Georgiaville, early records in Central FallsProvidenceProvidenceGeorgiavilleVital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Slater N. Smithfield
S. Kingstown1723WakefieldWashingtonKingstown Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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Tiverton1694 NewportMA, 1747 Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Warren1747 BristolMA, 1747Barrington, Swansea, and Rehoboth, MA; part of Bristol (1873)Bristol County, Rhode Island, Divorces, 1819–1893
Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Warwick1643ApponaugKent Shawomet (’til 1648)Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
Westerly1669 Washington Misquamicut (1669), Feversham or Haversham (1686-9)Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
W. Greenwich 1741 KentE. Greenwich Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850
W. Warwick 1913 KentWarwick
Woonsocket 1867 ProvidenceCumberland and Smithfield Heads of Families, Woonsocket, Rhode Island - 1842