Online Rhode Island Death Records & Indexes
A Genealogy Records Guide
Online Rhode Island Death Indexes|
- Rhode Island Death Index, 1630-1930 (requires payment - part of an Ancestry subscription)
- Rhode Island Vital Records Extracts, 1636-1899 (requires payment - part of an Ancestry subscription) Includes 21 volumes of details extracted from Rhode Island vital records by James N. Arnold. Details were taken from birth, marriage, death, church, and military records, including Revolutionary War service records and pension records.
- The above 2 databases are included in an Ancestry subscription
Ordering Rhode Island Vital Records
- Rhode Island Newspapers Obituaries Archive - Recent (you can obtain copies of individual obituaries online for a fee) includes Charlestown Press (8/3/2006-Current); Kent County Daily Times (West Warwick, RI) (1/22/2011-Current); Pawtucket Times (10/7/2009-Current); Westerly Sun (4/27/2000-Current); Wood River Press (8/3/2006-Current); and others