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== Collection Time Period  ==
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This index covers events from 1724 through 1916.
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1724 to 1916. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
 
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*Family Records
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*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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This index is not complete for any particular place or region.  
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=== Record Content  ===
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The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:
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*Name of the bride and groom
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*Names of the parents
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*Marriage date
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*Marriage place
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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== Coverage Table<br>  ==
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This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.  
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Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by state.
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=== Coverage Table  ===
  
As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.<br><br>  
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
  
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! align="center" scope="col" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Births and Christenings, 1878-1914'''  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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== Record Content and Use ==
  
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
 
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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection  ===
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Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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*[[IGI]]  
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*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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*[[IGI Batch Numbers for the British Isles and North America]]
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If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].
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== Record History  ==
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 1998, a few of the entries were published on 7 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "North America Vital Records Index." This is an index of some marriages throughout Rhode Island. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored this index to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Rhode Island.  
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== Related Web Sites  ==
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Rhode_Island_Vital_Records Rhode Island Vital Records]  
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*[[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]]
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*[[Rhode Island Church Records|Rhode Island Church Records]]
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Rhode_Island_Vital_Records Rhode Island Vital Records]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
 
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== Sources of This Collection ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916," database, ''FamilySearch'' ([http://familysearch.org http://familysearch.org]/). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records. <!--bibdescend-->
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When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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When you copy information from the record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find th record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you do not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
The suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched in found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections|How to Create Source Citations for FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]]
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
  
*"Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916." Database index, ''FamilySearch'' (https://[http://www.familysearch.org]): accessed April 7, 2011. Entry for Nathaniel Gardner and Martha Brown, married 1 August 1762; citing Marriage Records, FHL microfilm 930980; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:55, 7 November 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
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Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1724 to 1916. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1878-1914 Marriages, 1724-1916 Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950
Bristol 36,370 9,113 15,005
Kent 55,522 17,931 37,573
Newport 67,068 21,955 46,329
Providence 623,637 131,389 572,911
Rhode Island 128,850 42,426 155,789
Washington 40,070 12,876 18,462
Total 951,517 235,690 846,069

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Related Web Sites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

 

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