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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rhode Island|Rhode Island]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Kent County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Kent County Rhode Island genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
*There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.
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:''This article is about a county in the state of Rhode Island. For other uses, see [[Kent (disambiguation)]].''
  
== History  ==
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{{RIDC}}
  
*Created 11 June 1759 from the [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]].  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
*Named for County of Kent, England.
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| county = Kent County
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| state = Rhode Island
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| founded year = 1759
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| founded date = June 11
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| named for = [[Kent|Kent]], [[England|England]]
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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Kent County Courthouse<br> 222 Quaker Lane; <br>West Warwick, RI 02893<br> Phone: 401.841.835&nbsp;<br><br>(Town and City Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial, probate and land records<br>&nbsp;<br>(Five twns in Kent Co) Towns Organized Before 1800; Coventry 1741, East Greenwich 1677, Warwick 1642-3, West Greenwich 1741 <br>
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There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.  
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== Quick Facts  ==
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{{Wikipedia|Kent_County, Rhode Island}}
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Named for County of [[Kent|Kent]], [[England|England]].  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''11 June 1759:''' Created from the [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]]. <ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
=== Record Loss  ===
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==== Record Loss  ====
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*Lost census: 1890
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
=== Populated Places  ===
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{{Kent County, Rhode Island}}{{RIKenCoTownsMap}}
  
*'''City''': Warwick
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== Resources  ==
*'''Towns''': Coventry . East Greenwich . West Greenwich . West Warwick
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*'''Village''': Greene
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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}
  
[[Bristol County, Rhode Island|Bristol ]]| [[Providence County, Rhode Island|Providence ]]| [[Washington County, Rhode Island|Washington ]]| [[New London County, Connecticut|New London County]], Connecticut | [[Windham County, Connecticut|Windham County]], Connecticut
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=== Census  ===
  
== Resources ==
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{{Census|Rhode Island}}
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=== Church ===
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=== Court  ===
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Land ===
  
==== Church ====
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=== History ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Maps ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Military ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Probate ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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*[[Providence Rhode Island Family History Center]] (Warwick)<br>
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{RAOGKlibrary}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=184442&subject_disp=Rhode+Island%2C+Kent&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] catalog for Kent County
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rikent2/ The Kent County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~rikent2/ The Kent County RIGenWeb Project], an member of [[RIGenWeb|The RIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/kent.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kent County.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ri/kent.html The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kent County. (backup site)
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*{{FHL|184442|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library Catalog for Kent County
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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{{reflist}} {{Rhode Island}}
  
 
[[Category:Kent_County,_Rhode_Island]]
 
[[Category:Kent_County,_Rhode_Island]]

Revision as of 20:45, 18 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Rhode Island Gotoarrow.png Kent County

Guide to Kent County Rhode Island genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

This article is about a county in the state of Rhode Island. For other uses, see Kent (disambiguation).
link=http://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Rhode Island_Online_Genealogy_Records Rhode Island
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Kent County, Rhode Island
Map
Map of Rhode Island highlighting Kent 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 June 11, 1759
County Seat
Courthouse
Named for: Kent, England


County Courthouse

Kent County Courthouse
222 Quaker Lane;
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: 401.841.835 

(Town and City Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial, probate and land records
 
(Five twns in Kent Co) Towns Organized Before 1800; Coventry 1741, East Greenwich 1677, Warwick 1642-3, West Greenwich 1741

There is no county government. The government is located at town and state levels.

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Kent_County, Rhode Island

Named for County of Kent, England.

Parent County

11 June 1759: Created from the Providence Plantations. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places / Localities


Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Kent County, Rhode Island Genealogy census records online, see: Rhode Island Census.

Church

Court

Land

History

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

 

Websites

References

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