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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
| county               = Bristol County
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| county = Bristol County
| county_map           = Ri-bristol.png
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| county_map = Ri-bristol.png
| state               = Rhode Island
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| state = Rhode Island
| state_map           = Rhode-island.png
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| state_map = Rhode-island.png
| founded year         = 1685  
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| founded year = 1685  
| seat wl             = Bristol
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| seat wl = Bristol
| named for           = {{wpd|Bristol|Bristol, England}}
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| named for = [[Bristol, Gloucestershire|Bristol]], [[Gloucestershire|Gloucestershire]], [[England|England]]
 
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{{Wikipedia|Bristol County, Rhode Island|align=left}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Bristol County, Rhode Island|align=left}}  
  
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Named for [[Bristol, Gloucestershire|Bristol]], [[Gloucestershire|Gloucestershire]], [[England|England]].  
 
Named for [[Bristol, Gloucestershire|Bristol]], [[Gloucestershire|Gloucestershire]], [[England|England]].  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
Records are kept at town level. Research at town level.
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Records are kept at town level. Research at town level.  
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
{{Bristol County, Rhode Island}}
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{{Bristol County, Rhode Island}} The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.  
The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
 
=== Archives and Libraries  ===
  
=== Asylums ===
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=== Asylums ===
  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/history_asylums.html History of Asylums] ''Genealogy Trails''
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/history_asylums.html History of Asylums] ''Genealogy Trails''
  
=== Biographies ===
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=== Biographies ===
  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/bios.html ''Genealogy Trails'']
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/bios.html ''Genealogy Trails'']
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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=== Church History and Records  ===
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
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==== World War I  ====
 
==== World War I  ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Rhode+Island.Bristol+and+Newport+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] ''Ancestry (''[[Access Codes|''$'']]'') ''  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=6482&cj=1&path=Rhode+Island.Bristol+and+Newport+County&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] ''Ancestry (''[[Access Codes|''$'']]'')''
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/wwi_congressionalmedal.html Awards of Distinguished Service Cross Medal] ''Genealogy Trails''
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/wwi_congressionalmedal.html Awards of Distinguished Service Cross Medal] ''Genealogy Trails''
  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/ww2_armyenlistments.html Army Enlistments A-L] ''Genealogy Trails''  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/ww2_armyenlistments.html Army Enlistments A-L] ''Genealogy Trails''  
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/ww2_armyenlistments2.html Army Enlistments M-Z] ''Genealogy Trails ''  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/ww2_armyenlistments2.html Army Enlistments M-Z] ''Genealogy Trails''
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/ww2_casualties.html Honor List of Dead and Missing and Army Air Force Personnel] ''Genealogy Trails''  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/ww2_casualties.html Honor List of Dead and Missing and Army Air Force Personnel] ''Genealogy Trails''  
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/rhodeisland/bristol.htm Honor List of Dead and Missing and Army Air Force Personnel] ''Access Genealogy''
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/rhodeisland/bristol.htm Honor List of Dead and Missing and Army Air Force Personnel] ''Access Genealogy''
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/vietnam_cas.html Casualties, Including Missing and Captured Declared Dead, 1957-1995] ''Genealogy Trails''
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/vietnam_cas.html Casualties, Including Missing and Captured Declared Dead, 1957-1995] ''Genealogy Trails''
  
===Mines, Mining and Mineral Resources===
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=== Mines, Mining and Mineral Resources ===
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*[http://www.mindat.org/loc-28626.html Mining Sites] ''Mindat.org''
 
*[http://www.mindat.org/loc-28626.html Mining Sites] ''Mindat.org''
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/marriageannouncements.html Marriage Announcements] ''Genealogy Trails''
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/marriageannouncements.html Marriage Announcements] ''Genealogy Trails''
  
=== Obituaries ===
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=== Obituaries ===
  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/obits.html ''Genealogy Trails'']
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/obits.html ''Genealogy Trails'']
  
=== Passenger Lists ===
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=== Passenger Lists ===
  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/pass_lists.html ''Genealogy Trails'']
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/pass_lists.html ''Genealogy Trails'']
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
  
==== Births ====
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==== Births ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4262&cj=1&o_xid=0003096283&o_lid=0003096283 Rhode Island Births, 1636-1930] ''Ancestry ([[Access_Codes|$]])''
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4262&cj=1&o_xid=0003096283&o_lid=0003096283 Rhode Island Births, 1636-1930] ''Ancestry ([[Access Codes|$]])''
  
 
==== Marriages  ====
 
==== Marriages  ====
  
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/marriages.html ''Genealogy Trails'']
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/marriages.html ''Genealogy Trails'']  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4263&cj=1&o_xid=0003096283&o_lid=0003096283 Rhode Island Marriages, 1636-1930] ''Ancestry ([[Access_Codes|$]])''
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4263&cj=1&o_xid=0003096283&o_lid=0003096283 Rhode Island Marriages, 1636-1930] ''Ancestry ([[Access Codes|$]])''
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==== Deaths  ====
 
==== Deaths  ====
  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/RI/Bristol/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/RI/Bristol/ Linkpendium]  
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/ Genealogy Trails]
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ri/bristol/ Genealogy Trails]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ribristo/ The Bristol County RIGenWeb Project], part of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[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]  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{reflist}}  
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{{reflist}} {{Rhode Island}}  
{{Rhode Island}}
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[[Category:Bristol_County,_Rhode_Island]]
 
[[Category:Bristol_County,_Rhode_Island]]

Revision as of 04:24, 17 November 2010




Bristol County, Rhode Island
Map
Map of Rhode Island highlighting Bristol County
Location in the state of Rhode Island
Map of the U.S. highlighting Rhode Island
Location of Rhode Island in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1685
County Seat Bristol
Courthouse
Named for: Bristol, Gloucestershire, England


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

County Courthouse

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

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
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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

The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names.

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Asylums

Biographies

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Court Records

Genealogy

Mailing Lists

Message Boards

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Revolutionary War

World War I

World War II

Korean Conflict

Vietnam

Mines, Mining and Mineral Resources

Newspapers

Marriages

Obituaries

Passenger Lists

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Births

Marriages

Deaths

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

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