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Online

The following have significant cemetery listings for Connecticut State:
  • Findagrave.com Search for names Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
  • This site frequently has tombstone images
    • List of cemeteries statewide for cemeteries in their database
        • Go to Find A Grave Home page, click Search for a cemetery, select the state (Connecticut), then select from the county list, and press Search.
      • Click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.

Published Records

Cemetery records, such as tombstone and sexton’s records, have value in that they may give birth and death dates, age at death, name of spouse and children, a maiden name or, occasionally, a birthplace. Tombstones may have symbols or insignias indicating military service and social or religious affiliations. It is important to look at surrounding tombstones because family members may also be buried nearby.

  • Kemp, Thomas Jay. Kemp's Researcher's Handbook. Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research Company, 1981. This book includes cemetery names, addresses, and telephone numbers of cemeteries in Connecticut as well as a detailed list of available sources. The book also lists the number, volume, and page citations for each cemetery included within the Hale collection (see below).

Hale Collection

The Charles R. Hale Collection of cemetery inscriptions (1640s-1930s) and newspaper death notices (1796-1865) consists of an extensive card index and typed inscriptions from more than 2,000 cemeteries. This collection is available at the Connecticut State Library and on microfilm at the Family History Library FHL films 3076-3433.

DAR Collection

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection consists of transcripts of Bible records, cemetery records, church records, marriages, deaths, obituaries, and wills. It was microfilmed in 1970 and 1971 at the DAR Library in Washington, DC. FHL film 844451 (first of 24 films)



 

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