Genealogy Projects tagged with Providence County on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island

    This project is for those buried in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island. The cemetery was first organized under the Swan Point Cemetery Company, with a board of trustees. In 1858, a new charter was developed to make the cemetery administration non-profit, and it was taken over by a group known as the Proprietors of Swan Point Cemetery. In 1886, landscape architect H.W.S. Cleveland wa...

  • Providence County, Rhode Island

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Providence County, Rhode Island. Providence, the city, was founded in 1636 by renegade preacher Roger Williams, who was forced to flee Massachusetts because of religious persecution. Williams purchased land from the Narragansett Indians and started a new settlement with a policy of religious and political freedom. He named his new ho...

  • Rhode Island College

    Wikipedia Rhode Island College (RIC) is a coeducational, state-supported comprehensive college founded in 1854, located in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. Rhode Island College is the oldest of the three public institutions of higher education that operate under the aegis of the Board of Education; the two other institutions are the University of Rhode Island and the Community College of Rhode I...

  • Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Cranston #73 (William Burton Lot)

    This project is for those buried in Rhode Island Historical Cemetery #73, Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island. Location: 200 ft N.E. of OLNEY ARNOLD RD at TEL pole # 193.51 34 burials with 34 inscriptions from 1807 to 1915 75 ft x 75 ft in good condition enclosed with a stone wall; sign ???. At #111 Olney Arnold Rd. (opposite tel pole #193.51), 0.3 mile from the junction with Phenix Ave....