Welcome to
Providence County, Rhode Island
Finding Ancestors wherever their trails led


Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online
for the free use of all researchers

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All data we come across will be added to this site.
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Providence County, RI courthouse
Woonsocket, RI - Courthouse With Civil War Monument In Front

Cities & Towns
Burrillville ~ Central Falls ~ Cranston ~ Cumberland ~ E. Providence ~ Foster ~ Glocester ~ Johnston
Lincoln ~ E. Providence ~ N. Smithfield ~ Pawtucket ~ Providence ~ Scituate ~ Smithfield ~ Woonsocket

Providence County Data



Birth Records



Church History & Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles & Records



Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Data


Passenger Lists

Postcards of Yesterday

School Records

Website Updates:
Feb 2017:  1774 Census - COMPLETE!
Sep 2016:  1774 Census
Dec 2015:  wills and probate records; Marriage Records;  wills for KNIGHT family.  obits for ARNOLD, METAXAS, HASEOTES, MCNEIL, DORR
Mar 2015:  bios for LEACH
Nov 2014:  A.H. Hurlburt ship sinking (under News); 1883 pensioners



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