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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rhode Island Genealogy|Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Newport County'''  
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Guide to '''Newport County, Rhode Island ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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'''22 June 1703:''' Formed as Rhode Island County  
 
'''22 June 1703:''' Formed as Rhode Island County  
  
'''16 June 1729:''' Renamed Newport County. Named for Town of [[Newport, Pembrokeshire|Newport]], [[Pembrokeshire]], [[Wales|Wales]]. (Welsh:''Trefdraeth'')  
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'''16 June 1729:''' Renamed Newport County. Named for Town of [[Newport, Pembrokeshire|Newport]], [[Pembrokeshire Genealogy|Pembrokeshire]], [[Wales Genealogy|Wales]]. (Welsh:''Trefdraeth'')  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Rhode Island County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/rhodeisland/ "Rotating Formation Rhode Island County Boundary Maps"] (1643-1963) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
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=== Clickable Town Map  ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
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=== Census  ===
 
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=== Maps ===
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/rhodeisland/ri-vital-records/ How to order Rhode Island Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Rhode Island [http://www.health.ri.gov/forms/recordrequest/Birth.pdf Birth Certificate], [http://www.health.ri.gov/forms/recordrequest/Marriage.pdf Marriage Certificate], [http://www.health.ri.gov/forms/recordrequest/Death.pdf Death Certificate] Application to mail.
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
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*[http://www.rigensoc.org/ Rhode Island Genealogical Society],<br> P.O. Box 433,<br> Greenville Public Library,<br> 573 Putnam Pike,<br> Greenville, RI 02828
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*[http://www.rihs.org/ Rhode Island Historical Society],<br> 110 Benevolent St,<br> Providence 02906-3103
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*[http://sos.ri.gov/library/ Rhode Island State Library],<br> State House, 2nd floor,<br> Providence, RI 02903<br> Phone: (401) 222-2473
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*[http://rihs.minisisinc.com/ Rhode Island Historical Society Library],<br> 121 Hope Street,<br> Providence, RI 02906<br> TEL: (401) 273-8107
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*[http://www.eastgreenwichlibrary.org/ East Greenwich Free Library],<br> 82 Pierce Street East,<br> Greenwich, RI 02818<br>
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*[http://www.lincolnlibrary.com/reference.html Lincoln Public Library],<br> Old River Road,<br> Lincoln, RI 02865,<br> Phone: (401) 333-2422
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*Louttit Memorial Library,<br> 274 Victory Highway,<br> West Greenwich, RI 02817<br> Phone: (401) 397-3434
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*Robert H Champlin Library,<br> 1043 Main Street,<br> West Warwick, RI 02893,<br> Phone: (401) 828-3750
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*Warwick Public Library,<br> 600 Sandy Lane,<br> Warwick, RI 02886
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/rhodeisland/newport-county/ Newport County, RI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110318217989954450102 Rhode Island Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/157868217616883/ Rhode Island Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rinewpor/ The Newport County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rinewpor/ The Newport County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/newport.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Newport County.  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/newport.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Newport County.  
*{{FHL|184466|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Newport County
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*{{FHL|184466|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Newport County
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{reflist}} {{Rhode Island}} {{Rhode Island-stub}}  
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Latest revision as of 20:45, 31 August 2015

United States Gotoarrow.png Rhode Island Gotoarrow.png Newport County

Guide to Newport County, Rhode Island ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

link=http://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Rhode Island_Online_Genealogy_Records Rhode Island
Online Records



Newport County, Rhode Island
Map
Map of Rhode Island highlighting Newport County
Location in the state of Rhode Island
Facts
Founded June 16, 1729
County Seat
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Newport County Courthouse
8 Washington Square
Newport, RI 02840-7199
Phone: 401.841.835 

Formerly Rhode Island Co. Name changed to Newport 16 Jun 1729. 1746-7 eastern boundary adjusted under decree of the King of England) (City and Tpwn Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records

Family and Superior Courts have divorce records;
Probate Courth has probate records from 1784,
District Court has court records; Recorder Deeds has land records from 1780
Newport Historical Society, 82 Truro Street,
Newport, RI has early church, land and probate records)
(Five towns & one city in Newport County
Towns Organized Before 1800; Jamestown 1678,
Little Compton 1746-7, Middletown 1743, New Shoreham 1672,
Portsmouth 1638, Tiverton 1746-7

There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.

Quick Facts

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

22 June 1703: Formed as Rhode Island County

16 June 1729: Renamed Newport County. Named for Town of Newport, Pembrokeshire, Wales. (Welsh:Trefdraeth)

Parent County

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Rhode Island County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Rhode Island County Boundary Maps" (1643-1963) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places / Localities

Rhode IslandMassachusettsNewport CountyBristol CountyKent CountyWashington CountyWashington CountyBristol CountyNewportMiddletownLittle ComptonTivertonPortsmouthJamestownBristolWarrenBarringtonWarwickNorth KingstownWestportFall RiverSomersetSwanseaNarragansett
Modern towns and cities in Newport County, Rhode Island. Click map to go to each respective town page.


Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Newport County, Rhode Island Genealogy census records online, see: Rhode Island Census.


Church

Court

Land

History

Maps

Rinewport.jpg

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

See also How to order Rhode Island Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Rhode Island Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Libraries

  • Rhode Island State Library,
    State House, 2nd floor,
    Providence, RI 02903
    Phone: (401) 222-2473
  • Rhode Island Historical Society Library,
    121 Hope Street,
    Providence, RI 02906
    TEL: (401) 273-8107
  • East Greenwich Free Library,
    82 Pierce Street East,
    Greenwich, RI 02818
  • Lincoln Public Library,
    Old River Road,
    Lincoln, RI 02865,
    Phone: (401) 333-2422
  • Louttit Memorial Library,
    274 Victory Highway,
    West Greenwich, RI 02817
    Phone: (401) 397-3434
  • Robert H Champlin Library,
    1043 Main Street,
    West Warwick, RI 02893,
    Phone: (401) 828-3750
  • Warwick Public Library,
    600 Sandy Lane,
    Warwick, RI 02886




Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References


 

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