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Providence County, Rhode Island 1851

Providence County

Communities: Albion, Arnold Mills, Branch Village, Burrillville, Central Falls, Chepachet, Clayville, Cranston, Cumberland, Cumberland Hill, East Providence, Esmond, Forestdale, Foster, Georgiaville, Glendale, Glocester, Greenville, Harmony, Harrisville, Johnston, Lime Rock, Lincoln, Lonsdale, Manville, North Providence, North Smithfield, Oakland, Pascoag, Pawtucket, Primrose, Providence, Quinnville, Riverside, Rumford, Saylesville, Scituate, Slatersville, Smithfield, Union Village, Valley Falls, Waterford, Woonsocket

Map: Providence County, Rhode Island 1851
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Resources

Institutions, Societies, and Government Websites

Brown University Library Digital Collection

City of Providence List of Holdings

Coventry Historical Society

Providence College Digital and Special Collections

Providence Public Library Digital Collections

Providence Town Papers, Rhode Island Historical Society Manuscripts Division

Newspapers

Newspapers.com: Rhode Island

Newspapers Archive: Rhode Island

Genealogy Bank: Rhode Island

Chronicling America: No digitized Rhode Island

NewsLibrary: Rhode Island

Community History Archive Newspapers:

Small Town Newspapers
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Narragansett Times 1855–1856,
University of Rhode Island

Virtual Libraries

History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, vol. 1, 1636–1700, Samuel Greene Arnold, 1859.

History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, vol. 2, 1700–1790, Samuel Greene Arnold, 1860.

Additional websites

Historical Markers and War Memorials in Providence County, Rhode Island

Early Records of the Town of Providence

Notes: Internet archive images are scans without OCR; search does not work.
Burlingame surname standardized from multiple spellings (Burlingham, Burllinggame, etc.)

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 1, Rogers, Carpenter, and Field, 1892.
Index
Burlingame: none in index.
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 2, Rogers, Carpenter, and Field, n.d.
Index
Burlingame: none in index.
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 3, Rogers, Carpenter, and Field, 1893.
Index
Burlingame: none in index.
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 4, Rogers, Carpenter, and Field, 1893.
Index
Roger Burlingame, p. 216
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 5, Rogers, Carpenter, and Field, 1894.
Index
Roger Burlingame, Jr., p. 46
Patience Burlingame, p. 201
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 6, Rogers and Field, 1896.
Index
Roger Burlingame: p. 22, 34, 40, 60
Roger Burlingame, Jr.: p. 70, 74, 86
Peter Burlingame: p. 109, 150, 162, 163
Thomas Burlingame: p. 101, 112

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 7, Rogers, Carpenter, Field, 1894.
Index
Roger Burlingame: p. 215
Roger Burlingame, Jr: p. 39, 175, 197-199
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 8, Rogers, Carpenter, and Field, 1895.
Index
Burlingame: none in index.
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 9, Rogers, Carpenter, and Field, 1895.
Index
James Burlingame: p. 124, 133
John Burlingame: p. 31, 44
John Burlingame, Jr.: p. 26, 31, 44
Josiah Burlingame: p. 44
Peter Burlingame: p. 31, 90, 94
Roger Burlingame: p. 26, 31, 44, 74
Samuel Burlingame: p. 31, 80
Thomas Burlingame: p. 26, 31, 44
Thomas Burlingame, Jr.: p. 44, 121
Stephen Colvin: p. 80

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 10, Rogers, Carpenter, and Field, 1896.
Index
Roger Burlingame: p. 49
Roger Burlingame Jr.,: 98
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 11, Rogers and Field, 1896.
Index
Roger Burlingame: p. 22, 34, 40, 60
Roger Burlingame Jr.: 70, 74, 86
Peter Burlingame: p. 109, 150, 162-163
Thomas Burlingame: p. 101, 112
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 12, Rogers and Field, 1897.
Index
Roger Burlingame: p. 51
John Burlingame: p. 1
Josiah Burlingame: p. 32
Lieut Burlingame: p. 77
Roger Burlingame: p. 1, 77
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 13, Rogers and Field, 1897.
Index
Moses Burlingame: p. 52, 54-55, 67
Roger Burlingame: p. 2, 11, 26, 41, 61
Thomas Burlingame: p. 13-14, 18-19, 26, 31, 36-37, 52, 58-59, 61-62, 65
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 14, Rogers and Field, 1899.
Index, p. 303.
Pages 290-291: Mary, Peter, and Roger Burlingame.
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 15, Rogers and Field, 1899.
Index
Roger Burlingame: p. 87.
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 16, Rogers and Field, 1901.
Index
Roger Burlingame will and estate documents: p. 74-80, names Freelove, John, John Jr., Mary, Peter Thomas.
John Burlingame: p. 245
Moses Burlingame: p. 445, 448
Capt. Moses Burlingame: p. 390
Roger Burlingame: p. 6, 285
Thomas Burlingame: p. 94, 97, 243, 245, 373
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 17, Rogers and Field, 1903.
Index
John Burlingame: p. 103, 111, 165
Peter Burlingame: p. 165
Roger Burlingame: p. 103, 111, 164-165, 176, 277
Roger Burlingame, Jr.: p. 165, 260-262
Thomas Burlingame: p. 103, 111, 165, 176-177
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 18, Edward Field, 1904.
Index
Charles I. Burlingame: p. 326, 367-368.
Colvin: none in index.

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 19, Clarke, Hayden, and Brennen, 1906.
Index, p. 395.
Cyrus Burlingame: p. 64
George L. Burlingame: p. 227, 247
Earl Colvin: p. 65
Emma F. Colvin: p. 65
Stephen Colvin: p. 116

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 20, William E. Clarke, 1909.
Index, p. 461
Deed, p. 75-76: Mary, Roger, Roger, Sr., Thomas Burlingame
John Burlingame: p. 2, 4, 12, 430-431
Mary Burlingame: p. 424, 431
Peter Burlingame: p. 4, 253, 423-424
Roger Burlingame: p. 4, 423-424, 430-431
Roger Burlingame, Jr.: p. 253
Thomas Burlingame: p. 3, 12

The Early Records of the Town of Providence, vol. 21, William C. Pelkey, 1915.
Index
Entry of Deeds of Land Evidences, Roger Burlingame: p. 54-56: Names John, Mary, Peter, Roger, Roger Jr., Thomas Burlingame
Roger Burlingame: p. 66-67.

Vital Records

Births

City of Providence Births

July 1876-June 1880, vol. 11 – 1880-1884, vol. 12
1884-1887, vol. 13, pt 11884-1887, vol. 13, pt 2
1887-1890, vol. 141891-1893, vol. 15

Marriages

(Family Search)
1879 Marriage returns
Intentions of marriage index 1881, 1882,
1885-1887,
Intentions of marriage, 1883, 1884, 1888, 1889, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1894
1880-1883, vol 13 Marriage register
May-June 1882, Marriage certificates
July-Oct 1882, Marriage certificates
Nov-Dec 1882, Marriage certificates
1883-1886, vol 14 Marriage register
1886-1889, vol 15 Marriage register
Jan-Apr 1887 Marriage certificates
1889-1891, vol 16 Marriage register
Aug-Oct 1889 Marriage certificates
Jan-Apr 1892 Marriage returns
1849-1853 Monthly abstracts of interments
1854-1855 Monthly abstracts of interments

Deaths

City of Providence Death Returns,
(Family Search)

Annual abstracts of interments, 1844-1849  1
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