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This set of Wiki pages describe major sources of information about families from [[Connecticut|Connecticut]]. As you read these pages, also study the [[United States|United States]] set of Wiki pages, which will help you understand terminology and the contents and uses of genealogical records.  
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Connecticut]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Connecticut_Introduction|Introduction]]''
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This set of Wiki pages describes major sources of information about families from [[Connecticut]]. As you read this outline, study the [[United States]] set of Wiki pages, which will help you understand terminology and the contents and uses of genealogical records.  
  
 
=== Records of the Family History Library  ===
 
=== Records of the Family History Library  ===
  
The [[Family History Library|Family History Library]] has many of the records described in this outline. These are preceded by FHL, the abbreviation for Family History Library. You can use these numbers to locate materials in the library and to order microfilm and microfiche at Family History Centers.  
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The [[Family History Library]] has many of the records described in these Connecticut Wiki pages. The library's major holdings of Connecticut records include vital, church, census, cemetery, probate, land, newspaper, military, family, and local history records. We are continuing to acquire additional records.  
  
The library's major holdings of Connecticut records include vital, church, census, cemetery, probate, land, newspaper, military, family, and local history records.  
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Some of the sources described in this set of Wiki pages list the Family History Library's book, microfilm, and microfiche. These are preceded by '''FHL''', the abbreviation for [[Family History Library|Family History Library]]. You can use these numbers to locate materials in the library and to order microfilm and microfiche at [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]].
  
 
=== Family History Library Catalog  ===
 
=== Family History Library Catalog  ===
  
The library's records are listed in the Family History Library Catalog. To find a record, look in the '''Place Search''' of the Family History Library Catalog for:  
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The library's records are listed in the [[Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]] found at the library and at each Family History Center. The catalog is available in a [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog online] or microfiche version. To find a record, look in the ''Place Search'' of the catalog for:  
  
 
The ''place'' where your ancestor lived, such as:  
 
The ''place'' where your ancestor lived, such as:  
  
:'''UNITED STATES''' - CENSUS  
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::'''''UNITED STATES''''' - CENSUS  
:'''CONNECTICUT''' - PROBATE RECORDS  
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::'''''CONNECTICUT''''' - PROBATE RECORDS  
:'''CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD''' - CEMETERIES  
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::'''''CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD''''' - CEMETERIES  
:'''CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD, WILTON''' - VITAL RECORDS
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::'''''CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD, WILTON''''' - VITAL RECORDS<br><br>
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The ''record type'' you want to search, such as:
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::UNITED STATES - '''''CENSUS'''''
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::CONNECTICUT - '''''PROBATE RECORDS'''''
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::CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD - '''''CEMETERIES'''''
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::CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD, WILTON - '''''VITAL RECORDS'''''<br><br>
  
The record type you want to search, such as:
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The page titles in the Connecticut Wiki pages match the names of record types used in the catalog.
  
:UNITED STATES - '''CENSUS'''
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{{Connecticut|Connecticut}}
:CONNECTICUT - '''PROBATE RECORDS'''
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:CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD - '''CEMETERIES'''
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:CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD, WILTON - '''VITAL RECORDS'''
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The&nbsp;titles of the pages &nbsp;match the names of record types used in the Introduction to the [[Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]].
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[[Category:Connecticut|Introduction]]

Latest revision as of 13:29, 23 September 2011

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Connecticut  Gotoarrow.png  Introduction

This set of Wiki pages describes major sources of information about families from Connecticut. As you read this outline, study the United States set of Wiki pages, which will help you understand terminology and the contents and uses of genealogical records.

Records of the Family History Library

The Family History Library has many of the records described in these Connecticut Wiki pages. The library's major holdings of Connecticut records include vital, church, census, cemetery, probate, land, newspaper, military, family, and local history records. We are continuing to acquire additional records.

Some of the sources described in this set of Wiki pages list the Family History Library's book, microfilm, and microfiche. These are preceded by FHL, the abbreviation for Family History Library. You can use these numbers to locate materials in the library and to order microfilm and microfiche at Family History Centers.

Family History Library Catalog

The library's records are listed in the Family History Library Catalog found at the library and at each Family History Center. The catalog is available in a online or microfiche version. To find a record, look in the Place Search of the catalog for:

The place where your ancestor lived, such as:

UNITED STATES - CENSUS
CONNECTICUT - PROBATE RECORDS
CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD - CEMETERIES
CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD, WILTON - VITAL RECORDS

The record type you want to search, such as:

UNITED STATES - CENSUS
CONNECTICUT - PROBATE RECORDS
CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD - CEMETERIES
CONNECTICUT, FAIRFIELD, WILTON - VITAL RECORDS

The page titles in the Connecticut Wiki pages match the names of record types used in the catalog.


 

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