Rhode Island County, Rhode Island Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]  [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]  [[Rhode_Island_County,_Rhode_Island|Rhode Island County]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]  [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]]  [[Rhode_Island_County,_Rhode_Island|Rhode Island County]]''  
  
Rhode Island County was erected as an original county on 22 June 1703. Its name was changed to [[Newport County, Rhode Island|Newport County]] on 16 June 1729.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 602. [{{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}]. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/62744825 WorldCat entry.]</ref>  
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Rhode Island County was erected as an original county on 22 June 1703. Its name was changed to [[Newport County, Rhode Island|Newport County]] on 16 June 1729.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 602. [{{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}]. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry.]</ref>  
  
 
Records with the name of the old Rhode Island County are kept in repositories of [[Newport County, Rhode Island|Newport County]].  
 
Records with the name of the old Rhode Island County are kept in repositories of [[Newport County, Rhode Island|Newport County]].  

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United States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Rhode Island  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Rhode Island County

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.

Sources

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