GENEALOGY RESOURCES ON THE INTERNET

RHODE ISLAND MAILING LISTS



  1. APG-NEW-ENGLAND. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding the New England Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (NEAPG) and its activities. Additional information can be found on the NEAPG website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to apg-new-england-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or apg-new-england-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  2. BOSTON-STATES. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the migration between the Eastern Provinces of Canada and New England/New York. Additional information can be found on The Boston States Migration Page. To subscribe send "subscribe" to boston-states-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or boston-states-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  3. Ma-Bay-Colony. A mailing list for those with a genealogical/historical interest in the Massachusetts Bay Colony from 1630-1700 (no later) which, other than Plymouth Colony, included the areas from Boston to Springfield, Massachusetts; southern Maine; coastal/southern New Hampshire; coastal Connecticut and the Connecticut River Valley in Massachusetts and Connnecticut; and Rhode Island. This list is a good place for those who know little of the early history of New England towns and can be used in conjunction with individual county lists. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ma-bay-colony-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ma-bay-colony-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  4. NEW-ENG-GEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the New England states. Additional information can be found on the New England-Gen-L website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to new-eng-gen-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or new-eng-gen-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  5. newenglandgenealogy. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the New England states. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/newenglandgenealogy/ or by sending the following to newenglandgenealogy-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  6. NEW-ENGLAND-IRISH. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical, historical or cultural interest in the Irish who settled and/or lived in the New England states of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire. Additional information can be found on the New England Irish Mailing List website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to new-england-irish-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or new-england-irish-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  7. NEW-ENGLAND-ISLANDS. A mailing list for anyone who has an interest in genealogy or history related to ancestors who settled on islands of New England at any time and their descendants. These islands include, but are not limited to, Block Island, Deer Isle, Fox Islands, Isle Au Haut, Martha's Vineyard, Matinicus, Monhegan, Mount Desert, and Nantucket. Additional information can be found on The New England Islands Family Discussion List Homepage. To subscribe send "subscribe" to new-england-islands-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or new-england-islands-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  8. NEW-ENGLAND-MEMORIES. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of memories about ancestors who lived in the New England States during any time period and the childhood memories of the subscribers to the list. To subscribe send "subscribe" to new-england-memories-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or new-england-memories-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  9. NewEnglandRoots. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the families of New England, their descendants, and those who married into those lines. Additional information can be found on the New England Roots Discussion List Homepage. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/newenglandroots/ or by sending the following to newenglandroots-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  10. NEW-ENGLAND-SEAFARERS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in the New England area of the United States as it pertains to the seafaring community and their ships. To subscribe send "subscribe" to new-england-seafarers-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or new-england-seafarers-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  11. NEWENGLAND-SOCIETIES. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding historical and genealogical societies in New England including descriptions of these societies and announcements of their activities. To subscribe send "subscribe" to newengland-societies-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or newengland-societies-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  12. northeastcoast. A mailing list, sponsored by the Genealogy Trails History Group, for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the Northeastern Coastal states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Maine. Genealogy Trails county hosts will use the list to announce their website updates and researchers are welcome to post their queries and brickwalls. Additional information can be found on the Genealogy Trails website. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/northeastcoast/ or by sending the following to northeastcoast-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  13. OldRehoboth. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Old Rehoboth, Massachusetts, which includes present day Rehoboth as well as the Massachusetts communities of Attleboro, North Attleboro, Seekonk and Swansea and the Rhode Island communities of Barrington, Cumberland, East Providence and Pawtucket which were wholly or partially within the colonial boundaries of the town of Rehoboth. Additional information can be found on the Old Rehoboth Forum website. You can subscribe from the above website or by sending the following to oldrehoboth-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  14. RI_Ancestors. A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding Rhode Island/New England genealogy, history and customs. You can subscribe from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ri_ancestors/ or by sending the following to ri_ancestors-subscribe@yahoogroups.com: subscribe
  15. RIBRISTO. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Bristol County, Rhode Island. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ribristo-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ribristo-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  16. RI-CEMETERIES. A mailing list for anyone interested in locating, and preserving historical information about, Rhode Island cemeteries. We welcome queries and postings regarding location of graves, cemeteries which have been indexed both on the internet and in other written forms, cemetery research, and the care of tombstones. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ri-cemeteries-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ri-cemeteries-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  17. RI-CENSUS. A mailing list for the volunteers who are engaged in transcribing Rhode Island census records in support of the USGenWeb Census Project to discuss the status of the project. Information on available records and volunteers can be found on the Census Project's Rhode Island web site. If you are one of these volunteers or desire to participate in the project, send a message to Edward A. Black Sr. at w6uyf@earthlink.net stating your current or desired role in the project and requesting that you be added to the list.
  18. RI-CENSUS-LOOKUP. A mailing list for anyone desiring a check of Rhode Island census records for their ancestors. Requests should be as specific as possible and include county name, specific family of interest, and year whenever possible. In addition, those who own or have access to census records and are willing to do lookups are asked to subscribe and assist in responding to queries. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ri-census-lookup-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ri-census-lookup-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  19. RI-FREEDMEN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Freedmen in Rhode Island from all ethnic backgrounds (e.g., African, Native American, Caucasian). To subscribe send "subscribe" to ri-freedmen-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ri-freedmen-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  20. RIGENWEB. A mailing list for discussions with others researching their Rhode Island ancestry, or who have other genealogical or historical interests in the state of Rhode Island. Interested individuals may want to check out the Rhode Island USGenWeb page. You can subscribe using the easy form.
  21. RI-GHOSTTOWNS. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in the ghost towns of Rhode Island. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ri-ghosttowns-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ri-ghosttowns-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  22. RI-INDIAN-TRIBES. A mailing list for anyone researching their Indian ancestors to discuss and share information regarding Indian tribes that lived in or traveled through Rhode Island. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ri-indian-tribes-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ri-indian-tribes-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  23. RIKENT. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Kent County, Rhode Island. To subscribe send "subscribe" to rikent-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or rikent-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  24. RINEWPOR. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Newport County, Rhode Island. To subscribe send "subscribe" to rinewpor-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or rinewpor-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  25. RI-OLD-NEWS. A mailing list for the submission of abstracts, extracts and links from Rhode Island newspapers published prior to 1931. Newspapers contain much of the information that may not be found elsewhere such as births, marriages, deaths, court notices, etc. They also provide community news and many fascinating details about the lives of our ancestors. Additional information can be found on the Newspaper Abstracts website. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ri-old-news-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ri-old-news-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  26. RIPROVID. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Providence County, Rhode Island. To subscribe send "subscribe" to riprovid-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or riprovid-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  27. RI-ROLLCALL. A mailing list for any and all researchers of Rhode Island kin to post roll calls ... surnames they are researching and associated information such as locations and timeframes. To subscribe send "subscribe" to ri-rollcall-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or ri-rollcall-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
  28. RI-Rooters. A mailing list for anyone with a historic or genealogical interest in Rhode Island. Surname queries are welcome. To subscribe send the following to ri-rooters-request@genexchange.org: subscribe
  29. RIWASHIN. A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Washington County, Rhode Island. To subscribe send "subscribe" to riwashin-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or riwashin-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).


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