Reference to Rhode Island Quarter in Madison County, New York

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In “History of Madison County, State of New York” by L.M. Hammond, page 584 https://archive.org/details/historyofmadison00hamm_0/page/n521 there is a reference to the Rhode Island Quarter settled by families from Rhode Island.  Is there any other sources that refer to this area or the Rhode Islanders who settled there?
in Genealogy Help by Angelina Pease G2G6 Mach 1 (12.3k points)

That book lists a number of the Rhode Islanders' names.

  •  It's likely that you'll find birth/marriage records for at least some of them in Vital Records for Little Compton, Rhode Island.
  • Also, some of them may still have been alive by the time of the 1850 U.S. census. If you find their names in that census, the record could indicate their place of birth as Rhode Island.
  • Land Records may be available, too.

And, if they were still living for the 1855 census, the image shows family relationships. Here's an example 

New York State Census, 1865," database with images, FamilySearch(https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVNV-7ZHX : 12 March 2018), William H Bronson, District 02, Hamilton, Madison, New York, United States; citing Census, p. 1, citing multiple county Clerks; Warren and Lewis County Board of Supervisors; multiple counties in New York; Utica and East Hampton Public Libraries, New York.

Oops, I think I asked my question poorly. Has anyone hear of the Rhode Island Quarter in Madison, Madison, New York circa 1790s to 1820s?
Well, if I search the web for "Rhode Island Quarter" the hits are (predictably) all about the Rhode Island quarter coin - https://www.usmint.gov/coins/coin-medal-programs/50-state-quarters/rhode-island

But with different search terms I found more content about Rhode Islanders in that general area, such as http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/county/madison/smith1880/brooktown.htm

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Have you tried possible other histories here? https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=185405&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20New%20York%2C%20Herkimer%22&subjectsOpen=393607-50

Have you tried searching with fultonhistory.com ?

Have you tried here? http://herkimer.nygenweb.net/

Are you familiar with ?

 https://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/pages/New_York.html

All my ancestors were pretty much in New York, but mostly Onondaga and Cayuga counties.

Are you familiar with land and probate records? (Search the index images)

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2078654

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/1920234

by Kay Knight G2G6 Pilot (427k points)

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