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Search for ancestors in these free Rhode Island genealogy searches.  We have gleaned the worldwide web to bring you some of the largest and best places to find Rhode Island genealogy records online.  A proven method to learn more about your ancestry is to locate cousins who share a common ancestor with you and exchange genealogy information with them.  You will find searches here to help you with this along with access to many free genealogy sites where you can find Rhode Island genealogy data online.




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Search the Rhode Island RootsWeb Surname List

The RSL database contains over 1,000,000 surnames submitted by others conducting genealogy research.  Try a surname search.  The results will yield the submitters' names, dates and locations, with contact information.  This will allow you to contact other people researching your surnames and maybe even the same ancestor.  This is a great way to add missing branches to your family tree.  We have set this form to search in Rhode Island but you may change it to search in other states.

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Try a free ancestry search on these Rhode Island genealogy message boards.  Read genealogy queries posted by other folks who are conducting Rhode Island genealogy research.  Post your own queries for RI ancestors.  When posting genealogy queries, be specific and include full names, dates and places for your ancestors.  Be sure to use an e-mail address which will be valid for years to come so people will be able to contact you in the future with responses to your queries.

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Search USGenWeb Rhode Island Archives

Search one of the largest collections of free Rhode Island genealogy records available online.  Try your surname search for Rhode Island ancestors in the USGenWeb archives.  These genealogical records have been submitted by other researchers and may contain family Bible records, biographies, census records, census indexes, images, wills & probate records, tax lists, deeds, old maps, church records, vitals, obits, year books, military records and other general genealogy records.  If you have records which might be of help to others who are tracing their roots, please submit them to this free genealogy project.
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Search the Rhode Island Family Group Sheet Project

Try your surname search in this free genealogy project.  This collection of family group sheets was submitted by people who are searching for ancestors in Rhode Island.  Be sure to submit your own family group sheets containing Rhode Island ancestors and perhaps you will connect with someone else's family tree.

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