This is a list of free Rhode Island Genealogy Records.

 

These records include birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, former slave records, freedmen records, pension records, military records and more. Included as well are general United States collections if they include or could reasonably include Rhode Island residents.

 

 

Most of these collections are at free sites. Fee sites are noted. All collections at FamilySearch are free but you’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.

 

 

Rhode Island Birth Records

 

Rhode Island Marriage Records

 

Rhode Island Death Records

 

Rhode Island Residence Records

 

Rhode Island Daily Life Records

Compiled Genealogies

 

Court Records

 

Directories

Employment Records

Ethnic Records

African American

 

Native American

 

Japanese American

Government & Legal

 

Libraries, Museums, & Archives

Onsite at a FamilySearch Library / Family History Library

Immigration, Emigration, & Citizenship Records

 

Names & Surnames

Passenger & Crew Lists

 

Pension Records

Prisons/Prisoners Records

 

Shipping, Ports, & Merchant Marine

Societies

 

Taxes

 

Rhode Island Military Records

Revolutionary War

War of 1812

 

Mexican-American War

 

US Civil War

 

Indian Wars

 

Spanish-American War

 

World War I

 

World War II

 

Korean War

 

Vietnam War

 

Veterans, Enlistments, Pensions

Rhode Island Modern Helps

Research

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