Rhode Island Genealogy

Rhode Island Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for Rhode Island ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times and people in Rhode Island history.

History of Rhode Island

New Rhode Island Biographies

We have currently transcribed 188 biographies from Charles Carroll’s Rhode Island: Three Centuries of Democracy . These biographies cover the entire state of Rhode Island.

Biography of Mortimer Aloysius Sullivan

Serving his fifth term as the mayor of Newport, Hon. Mortimer Aloysius Sullivan, former judge of the Probate Court, is known as a leader of the State bar, and in the practice of his profession has attained distinction. That he has a large and constant partisan and non-partisan following is…
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Biography of Edward C. Bixby

Providence long has been known for its progressive financiers and brokers, who make possible the expansion of industry creating new vitality in this field for all New England. Mr. Bixby, native of Providence, who has engaged as broker of securities and investments for a score of years, is one of…
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Biography of Edward Strong Clark

The services rendered by the late Edward Strong Clark to the Rhode Island Hospital Trust Company, of Providence, in various capacities, and latterly as senior vice-president, were invaluable. Having had supervision of the real estate and mortgage loans of the institution, his well known practical knowledge of business, both as…
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Biography of James Henry Hurley

Born in Rhode Island, and a lifelong resident of this State, James Henry Hurley has been a leading figure in real estate circles of Providence for well over a quarter of a century. Mr. Hurley began life in modest circumstances, and has risen to his present position solely through his…
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Biography of Vincenzo R. Senerchia

A native and lifelong resident of Warwick, Kent County, Mr. Senerchia during the early part of his career was identified with the grocery business. Eventually, however, he decided to enter the drug business and in recent years he has been the owner of two popular and successful drug stores located…
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Biography of Rev. F. A. Tirocchi

As pastor of the Church of the Sacred Heart of Natick, Rhode Island, Rev. F. A. Tirocchi is in charge of the only Italian church in the Pawtuxet Valley. Sacred Heart parish was organized in 1929, but before that time the task of erecting a church building had already been…
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