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Welcome to the Connecticut page,
the Nutmeg State

Connecticut, New Haven, and Saybrook colonies from 1636-1776. Click map to enlarge it.
Most unique genealogical features:

How to Find Information about Connecticut Ancestors

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information

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Extinct or Lost Areas: Dominion of New England · Long Island · Massachusetts Bay Colony · New Netherland · Western Reserve · Westmoreland

Major Repositories

Connecticut Historical Society • Connecticut State Library • Connecticut Society of Genealogists Library • Godfrey Memorial Library • Mystic Seaport Museum Collections Research Center • New Haven Museum Whitney Research Library • UConn Libraries Homer Babbidge Library • Western Connecticut State University Haas Library • Yale University Sterling Memorial Library • Albany Institute of History and Art • American Antiquarian Society • Bennington Museum Research Library • New England Historic Genealogical Society • New York Public Library • Vermont Historical Society Leahy Library • Western Reserve Historical Society • National Archives at Boston

Migration Routes

Atlantic Coast Ports · Boston Post Road or King's Highway  · Connecticut River Valley · Farmington River Valley · Housatonic Valley · Catskill Road · Connecticut Turnpike · Greenwood Road · King's Highway or Boston Post Road · Long Island Sound · New Haven and Milford Turnpike · New London and Lyme Turnpike · Old Connecticut Path · Pequot Path · Philipstown Turnpike

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FamilySearch Catalog has information for Connecticut researchers. It includes information about early New England settlers (1600s-1800s), Records of the Particular Court of Connecticut, (1639-1663), bible records and a multitude of other information valuable to the genealogist.

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Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:

A "must read" concerning the addition of vital records: Connecticut Vital Records General Statutes

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  1. Kip Sperry, Connecticut Sources for Family Historians and Genealogists (Logan, Utah: Everton Pub., 1980), 92. (FHL Book 974.6 D23s) WorldCat entry.


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