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Provides research information for genealogy seekers. Specific collections include: birth, marriage, death records, U.S. Federal Census records; records of the Freedman's Bank; and military records from World Wars I and II. 

 

With over 2.5 billion records, Archives is your complete solution for tracing your family tree as far back as possible: Find birth, death, marriage, divorce and historic vital records from one easy-to-use search interface! Discover new connections to your family tree with cemetery listings, obituaries, burial and military records, and surname histories. IN LIBRARY USE ONLY. LICENSED FOR ONE PATRON AT A TIME.

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Coventry Courier. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections. Must have a Coventry library card beginning with 22224 to access from home.

 

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Kent County Daily Times. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections. Must have a Coventry library card beginning with 22224 to access from home.

 

Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Providence Journal, Coventry Courier and Kent County Daily Times. Updated daily, it includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.

Comprehensive collection of obituaries and death notices electronically available. Accessible in an easy-to-use interface with searching by name, date range, or text such as institutional name, social affiliation(s), geographic location(s), philanthropic activities, etc. Must have a Coventry library card beginning with 22224 to access from home.

 

 Database of RI Historical Cemeteries maintained by the RI Historical Cemeteries Commission.