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Rhode Island Town Guide

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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
Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Block Island New Shoreham
Bristol1681Mt. HopeBristolMA, 1747 Bristol County, Rhode Island, Divorces, 1819–1893
Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Burrillville1806HarrisvilleProvidenceGlocester Index to Providence, Rhode Island, Probate, 1646-1899
Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Central Falls1895 ProvidenceLincoln
Charlestown1738 WashingtonWesterly Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Conanicut Jamestown
Coventry 1741 KentWarwick Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Cranston1754 ProvidenceProvidence Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Cumberland1747 ProvidenceMA, 1747Attleboro GoreRhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Dedford E. Greenwich

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

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Feversham Westerly
Foster1781 Scituate ProvidenceRhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Glocester1731ChepachetProvidenceProvidence Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Haversham Westerly
Hopkinton 1757 WashingtonWesterly Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850

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

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Lincoln1871Central FallsProvidenceSmithfield
Little Compton1682 NewportMA, 1747 Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Middletown1743 NewportNewport Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Mt. Hope Bristol

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Narragansett1901 WashingtonS. Kingstown Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Newport1639 Newport Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
New Shoreham1661Block IslandWashington Block Island (1664-72) Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
N. Kingstown1641WickfordWashington Kingstown from 1641 ’til 1723 when name was changed to N. Kingstown. Rochester (1686-9)Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
N. Providence1765CentredaleProvidenceProvidencePawtucketRhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
N. Smithfield1871SlatersvilleProvidenceSmithfieldSlater (1871)

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

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Rehoboth E. Providence
Richmond1747WyomingWashingtonCharlestown Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Rochester N. Kingstown

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Scituate1731N. ScituateProvidenceProvidence Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Seekonk E. Providence
Smithfield1731Georgiaville, early records in Central FallsProvidenceProvidenceGeorgiavilleRhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Slater N. Smithfield
S. Kingstown1723WakefieldWashingtonKingstown Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850

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NameEstablishedTown HallCountyParent Town(s)Other NamesRelated Databases
Tiverton1694 NewportMA, 1747 Rhode Island: Vital Records, 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
Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Warwick1643ApponaugKent Shawomet (’til 1648)Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
Westerly1669 Washington Misquamicut (1669), Feversham or Haversham (1686-9)Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
W. Greenwich 1741 KentE. Greenwich Rhode Island: Vital Records, 1636-1850
W. Warwick 1913 KentWarwick
Woonsocket 1867 ProvidenceCumberland and Smithfield Heads of Families, Woonsocket, Rhode Island - 1842