Rhode Island County, Rhode Island Genealogy

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Rhode Island County was erected as an original county on 22 June 1703. Its name was changed to Newport County on 16 June 1729.[1]

Records with the name of the old Rhode Island County are kept in repositories of Newport County.


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 602. [FHL Book 973 D27e 2002]. WorldCat entry.