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.

New England Genealogy

Biography of Charles Stephen Davol

In the textile trade of this State and Massachusetts, the late Charles Stephen Davol was known as one of the most expert and highly trusted financial executives. As treasurer for many years of the Standard Braid Company, he made his official headquarters at Attleboro, Massachusetts, advancing the interests of that…
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Biography of Rev. Thomas J. O’Connor

For five years, from 1925 to the present writing (1930), Rev. Thomas J. O’Connor has been the able pastor of the Church of St. Philomena at Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island. The parish of St. Philomena was originally a mission of St. Francis’ parish of Wakefield, which, in turn, from 1850…
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Biography of Albert H. Daly

Starting an independent retail food business in Providence in 1915, with a force of thirty clerks, Albert H. Daly conducted the industry with such ability that it prospered from its inception and today is one of the largest and finest establishments of its kind in Rhode Island and requires approximately…
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Biography of Robert Aldrich

A member of old and distinguished New England families, Robert Aldrich has passed his entire active life in his native State of Rhode Island. As owner and operator of a contract painting enterprise, he has made a place for himself in the business life of the Wickford and North Kingstown…
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Biography of Horace Williams Tinkham

After an outstanding career in the industrial field of Rhode Island for a quarter of a century, where he came to be one of the leading manufacturers in the State, Horace Williams Tinkham, of Warren, abandoned that occupation and engaged in agriculture. The wonderful versatility of his mental endowments was…
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Biography of Gerald M. Richmond

One of the most highly respected bankers and business men of Providence, Rhode Island, during his active years was the late Gerald M. Richmond, of the firm of Richmond, Dorrance and Company. His knowledge of the financial world, his interest in his clients and his sagacious and honest advice for…
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