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Vital records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850

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Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850

Index to volumes at bottom of page.

  • by James Newell Arnold (1844-1927)
  • published by Narragansett Historical Pub. Co. , Providence, R.I., 1891
  • Source Example:
<span id='Arnold'></span>Arnold, James N. ''[[Space:Vital records of Rhode Island, 1636-1850|Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850]]'' (Narragansett Historical Pub. Co. , Providence, R.I., 1891)
  • Inline Citation Example:
<ref>[[#Arnold|Arnold]]: Vol. 7, Page 123</ref>
Vol. 1-6 contain the town records and are paginated within each town. So for these volumes, the citation should include the town name as well.

Available online at these locations:

First series: Births, marriages and deaths.

  • Vol. 1 Kent County
  • Vol. 2 Providence County
  • Part 1 Providence
  • Part 2 Cranston
  • Part 3 Johnston
  • Part 4 North Providence
  • Vol. 3 Glocester Part 1
  • Vol. 4 Newport County
  • Vol. 5 (1894) Washington County
  • Vol. 6 Bristol County
  • Vol. 7 (1895) Friends and Ministers
  • Vol. 8 (1896) Episcopal and Congregational
  • Vol. 9 (1897) Seekonk(including East Providence), Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church
  • Vol. 10 (1898) Town and Church
  • Vol. 11 (1900) Church Records
  • Vol. 12 (1901) Revolutionary Rolls and Newspapers
  • Vol. 13 (1903) Deaths. Providence Journal, S to Z. Providence Gazette, A to J, 1762-1830
  • Vol. 14 (1905) Providence Gazette - Deaths K to Z. Marriages A B C, 1762-1825
  • Vol. 15 (1906) Providence Gazette - Marriages D to Z. United States Chronicle - Deaths A to Z.
  • Vol. 16 (1907) United States Chronicle - Marriages. American Journal, Impartial Observer, and Providence Journal - Marriages and Deaths. Providence Semi Weekly Journal - Marriages.
  • Vol. 17 (1908) Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, and Columbian Phenix - Marriages - A to R
  • Vol. 18 (1909) Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, and Columbian Phenix - Marriages: S to Z, Deaths: A to M.
  • Vol. 19 (1910) Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, and Columbian Phenix - Deaths: N to Z. Rhode Island American - Marriages: A to G.
  • Vol. 20 (1911)
  • Vol. 21 (1912) Rhode Island American: Deaths C to S.

Index to volumes. (Dates need adding -- if you can add them, please do! )

Vol# Dates Areas and events covered
V 1 Kent County. (Towns of Warwick, East Greenwich, West Greenwich, Coventry)
V 2-3 Providence County.
V 4 Newport County.
V 5 Washington County.
V 6 Bristol County (Towns of Bristol, Barrington, Warren)
V 7 Friends and ministers.
V 8 Episcopal and Congregational.
V 9 Seekonk (incl. East Providence), Pawtucket and Newman Congregational Church.
1812; 1828 ^^ Note: The above areas split from Rehoboth, MA: Seekonk in 1812, Pawtucket in 1828 (with church). See V9 Introduction (at archive.org)
V 10 Town and church.
V 11 Church records.
V 12 Revolutionary rolls and newspapers.
V 13 1762-1830 Deaths: Providence Journal, S-Z.
Deaths: Providence Gazette, A-J.
V 14 1762-1825 Deaths: Providence Gazette,K-Z.
Marriages: Providence Gazette, A-C.
V 15 Marriages: Providence Gazette, D-Z.
Deaths:: United States Chronicle. A-Z.
V 16 Marriages: United States Chronicle.
Marriages and deaths: American Journal, Impartial Observer, Providence Journal.
Marriages: Providence Semiweekly Journal.
V 17 Marriages: Providence Phenix, Providence Patriot, Columbian Phenix. A-R.
V 18 Marriages: Providence Phenix, Providence patriot, Columbian Phenix. S-Z.
Deaths: Providence Phenix, Providence patriot, Columbian Phenix. A-M.
V 19 Deaths: Providence Phenix, Providence patriot, Columbian Phenix. N-Z.
Marriages: Rhode Island American. A-G.
V 20 Marriages: Rhode Island American. H-Z.
Deaths: Rhode Island American. A-B.
V 21 Deaths: Rhode Island American. C-S.




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