Free Rhode Island Census Records Online

Free Rhode Island Census Records Online include records kept when Rhode Island was just a colony, state and federal census records, and census substitutes.   Free Rhode Island Census Substitutes for the early years List of Early Settlers of Rhode Island 1648-1696 Rhode Island Land Evidences, Volume I 1621, 1700, Pierce's Colonial Lists: Civil, Military, and Professional Lists of Plymouth and Rhode Island Colonies, comprising colonial, county and town officers, clergymen, physicians and lawyers; with extracts from colonial laws defining their duties Documentary History of Rhode Island, Volume 2, (Portsmouth and Newport to 1647 with early residents) Documentary History of Rhode Island, Volume 1, (Providence and Warwick to 1649 and of the Colony to 1647) New Index to the Civil and Military Lists of Rhode Island Civil and Military List of Rhode Island, 1647-1800, Volume 1 Civil and Military List of Rhode Island, 1647-1800, Volume 2 1746, The Must…
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7 Census Research Tips for Better Searches

I've been scanning documents a cousin sent me and found some 11x17 copies of census records there was no way I was going to scan. This should all be online so I went to my computer to make sure this census record was attached to my online family trees at Ancestry, MyHeritage, and FamilySearch. So, I'm staring at a paper copy of the 1910 census record and type in my ancestor's name exactly as it appears in the census. That's usually the hold up when I can't find someone in a census: their name has been indexed incorrectly, they're going by a different name, etc. In this case he's adopted a nickname for his given name so I type in "Harry Webber," his birthdate, his birthplace (it was Wales, the enumerator has England, I typed England) I left out his wife's name because I've seen it indexed as both Eve and Eva and didn't want that to mess up my search. I submitted my search and he's nowhere to be found. I'm not accustomed to looking at more than the first page of search results s…
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