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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.

Citation for This Collection

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Genealogical Society of Utah. Rhode Island, Marriages. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Record Content and Use

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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

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916."  database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F8KV-QLPaccessed: 7 April 2011).  Nathaniel Gardner and Martha Brown, 1 August 1762; citing Marriage Records, FHL microfilm 930,980; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.


 

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