Rhode Island Genealogical Society

Welcome to RIGS

Welcome to the Rhode Island Genealogical Society web site.


Although Rhode Island is a small state, we have a rich history and heritage.  RIGS is focused on helping our members research their ancestors and preserve their family histories.

Please browse the abundance of resources and services that RIGS provides our members, and, if you have not already joined, please consider becoming a member. 


You can find out more using any of the menu options on the left or by visiting one of the pages below:

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Latest News
RIGS Member Meeting, Apr. 11
12:00 Noon to 3:00 PM The next RIGS member meeting will be a half-day meeting at the Wakefield Baptist Church, Main Street, Wakefield, RI

For the agenda and more details, see the March Society Newsletter here:
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Please don't forget to register for the New England Regional Genealogical Conference to be held in Providence from Wednesday, April 15 through Saturday, April 18.
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RIGS Research Bus Trip to Boston - Tuesday, Oct.13
Mark your calendar for the next research bus trip to Boston. More details closer to the date.

Members Reminder - Set your member settings
Members, please remember to review and set your member settings in your membership profile. Just login using your login name and password and click on the member settings tab in "My Membership Profile."

If you have forgotten your login name or password, please contact us at membership@rigensoc.org.

Interested in submitting an article to RI Roots?
Be sure to read Cherry Fletcher Bamberg's article first!
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