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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Bristol County'' [[Image:Ri-towns.gif|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
 
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'''17 February 1746:''' Created from land gained from [[Bristol County, Massachusetts|Bristol County]], Massachusetts after resolution of a boundary dispute between the two colonies .<ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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'''17 February 1746:''' Created from land gained from [[Bristol County, Massachusetts|Bristol County]], Massachusetts after resolution of a boundary dispute between the two colonies .<ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} {{FHL|1049485|item}}''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
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Records are kept at town level. Research at town level.
  
 
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
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=== Church History and Records ===
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=== Court Records ===
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=== History ===
 
=== Land and Property ===
 
  
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*Sowams: with ancient records of Sowams and parts adjacent; illustrated. Warren is current name for Sowams. {{FHL|103568|item}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/RI/Bristol/ Linkpendium]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ribristo/ The Bristol County RIGenWeb Project], part of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ribristo/ The Bristol County RIGenWeb Project], part of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/bristol.html The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/bristol.html The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ri/bristol.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] back up site
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ri/bristol.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] back up site  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184438 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Bristol County.
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184438 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library Catalog for Bristol County.
  

Revision as of 00:51, 6 September 2010

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County Courthouse

There is no county government. Government level is at town and state levels.

Quick Facts

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

Named for Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.

Parent County

17 February 1746: Created from land gained from Bristol County, Massachusetts after resolution of a boundary dispute between the two colonies .[1]


Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Records are kept at town level. Research at town level.

Places / Localities

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Court Records

History

  • Sowams: with ancient records of Sowams and parts adjacent; illustrated. Warren is current name for Sowams. FHL Collection

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092 FHL CollectionHandybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)