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 Boston Research Trip
Mark Your Calendar! Join us on the next RIGS Boston Research Trip Wednesday, October 15.

Contact Helen Smith at 401-423-0442 or send her an email at events@rigensoc.org to reserve a seat!
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RIGS November Meeting in Newport
The next meeting of the Rhode Island Genealogical Society will take place on Saturday, 1 November 2014 at the Artillery Company of Newport, 23 Clarke Street, in Newport.

Our half-day meeting will begin at 12:30 pm with coffee and light refreshments
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Second Volume of Richard Bowen of Rehoboth, Massachusetts and His Descendants now available
by William B. Saxbe, Jr., CG, FASG

The Rhode Island Genealogical Society is delighted to announce the publication of the second volume of the critically acclaimed book Richard Bowen (1594?-1675) of Rehoboth, Massachusetts and His Descendants.
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RIGS Now Has A Facebook Site
We have created a new Facebook page for RIGS where members can share information and comments

Return of a Classic
The Tillinghasts in America - The First Four Generations by Wayne Tillignhast is now available for purchase as a digital eBook in our RIGS Online Store.
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