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
RI Roots and Gleanings Back Issues
RI Roots and Gleanings back issues pdf's are now available to members only.
They are in the Downloads (Members Only) section of our website.

January All Day Members Meeting
Mark your calendar! The next RIGS member meeting will take place on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Sts. John & Paul Parish Center at 341 South Main St., Coventry, RI 02816. Watch for more details about the meeting closer to the date.

Fourth 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 fourth volume of the critically acclaimed book Richard Bowen (1594?-1675) of Rehoboth, Massachusetts and His Descendants. This short volume has additions and corrections of the first three volumes.

Two DVDs Containing 8,500 High Quality Gravestone Photos
Rhode Island Genealogical Society Is Offering Two DVDs Containing 8,500 High Quality Gravestone Photographs at the incredible price of only $10.00

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.