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County Courthouse

There is no county government. Government level is at town and state levels.

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Bristol County, Rhode Island

Named for Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.

Parent County

17 February 1746: Created from land gained from Bristol County, Massachusetts after resolution of a boundary dispute between the two colonies .[1]


Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Records are kept at town level. Research at town level.

Places / Localities

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Court Records

History

  • Sowams: with ancient records of Sowams and parts adjacent; illustrated. Warren is current name for Sowams. FHL Collection

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092 FHL CollectionHandybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)

 

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