Difference between revisions of "Kent County, Rhode Island Genealogy"

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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
*Named for County of Kent, England.
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Named for County of [[Kent|Kent]], [[England|England]].  
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_County,_Rhode_Island Wikipedia]
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''11 June 1759:''' Created from the [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]]. <ref name="HBG">[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>
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'''11 June 1759:''' Created from the [[Providence Plantations|Providence Plantations]]. <ref name="HBG">[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  ====

Revision as of 19:03, 18 February 2009

United States > Rhode Island > Kent County
showing locations of counties and towns

County Courthouse

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

History

Named for County of Kent, England.

Wikipedia

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City: Warwick

Towns: Coventry | East Greenwich | West Greenwich | West Warwick

Village: Greene

Neighboring Counties

Bristol | Providence | Washington | Connecticut counties: New London | Windham

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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