Category Archives: Rhode Island

413 Various Indians

In the 1774 Rhode Island census, I was so pleased to see the column for Indians.  I was methodically working through each city in each county extracting Indian families and families with Indians living with them when I came across two entries that … Continue reading

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The Cary Families of Bristol County, Rhode Island

The state of Rhode Island took a census in 1774.  Didn’t know that?  Well, neither did I.  Better yet, they included a column for Indian.  This tells us who has Indians in their household, along with slaves, and who is … Continue reading

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1774 Census of the Inhabitants of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations

The 1774 census of Rhode Island included several categories, most importantly, “Indians.”  You can see the transcribed census at this link. http://www.newhorizonsgenealogicalservices.com/1774-ri-colonial-census.htm When Indians are included in a household with others, we don’t have their names, only that of the … Continue reading

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