Independent Researchers

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

The RIHS Library’s Reading Room will be open to the public on Thursdays and Fridays starting Thursday December 4, 2014 with access limited to the collections in the room. Full Access to all the Library’s Collections and regular hours will resume on Wednesday January 14, 2015. For complete information about the dates, open hours and available collections please click here.

The researchers listed below are familiar with our collections and use them often. However, the Rhode Island Historical Society does not accept responsibility for the quality of the researchers’ work. We suggest you contact the researchers directly for further information on research specialties, experience and fees. For-fee research services are also available through the Rhode Island Genealogical Society (service available to RIGS members only) and the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

CAROLYN T. ANGELL
Angell Family Genealogy ONLY.
935 Fostoria Drive
Waterford Place
Melbourne, FL 32940
Phone: (321) 751-2880
E-mail: ctangell@bellsouth.net

BETSY CAZDEN
Rhode Island Quakers and African-Americans, 1680-1820.
209 Pleasant St.
Providence, RI 02906
Phone: (401) 274-2742
E-mail: bcazden@verizon.net

JEFFREY HOWE
Block Island (New Shoreham) Families, including Black and Native American.
31 Virginia Lane
Riverside, RI 02915
E-mail: jeff50@cox.net

CHRISTINE LAMAR, MLS
Genealogical Researcher since 1980.
Rhode Island and New England research. Specialization in Heirs and Probate. Also general biographical and historical research.

20 Holly Street
Providence, RI 02906
E-mail: expertresearch@outlook.com

SHELLEE A. MOREHEAD, PHD
Rhode Island, Italian and Immigrant research, genealogical consulting
2 Haywood Rd
Coventry, RI
Phone:(401) 826-2966
E-mail: shellee@shelleemorehead.com
www.shelleemorehead.com

BILL ROBERGE
French-Canadian families especially
Email: Wroberge@aol.com

SALLY SMALL
5 Ida Court
Barrington, RI 02806
Phone: (401) 245-1679
Email: SallyEPS@aol.com

THE RHODE ISLAND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
PO Box 211
Hope, RI 02831
www.rigensoc.org/volunteertownresearchers.htm

NEW ENGLAND HISTORIC GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
99 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116
www.americanancestors.org/research-services/