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*[http://www.colonialct.uconn.edu/ Colonial Connecticut Records 1636-1776] has full text searchable digital images. [[Image:Connecticut flag.png|right|150px|Connecticut flag.png]]  
 
*[http://www.colonialct.uconn.edu/ Colonial Connecticut Records 1636-1776] has full text searchable digital images. [[Image:Connecticut flag.png|right|150px|Connecticut flag.png]]  
 
*The [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]] has many important Connecticut manuscript collections.  
 
*The [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]] has many important Connecticut manuscript collections.  
*[http://www.Connecticutgenealogy.net/ Connecticut Genealogy] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Connecticut researchers.
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*[http://www.Connecticutgenealogy.net/ Connecticut Genealogy] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Connecticut researchers.  
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/connecticutgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Connecticut]
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/connecticutgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Connecticut]
  
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=== Sources  ===
 
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Revision as of 04:28, 30 January 2013

This article is about the U.S. state in New England. For other uses, see Connecticut (disambiguation).

Connecticut Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Connecticut Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
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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:
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Online Records



Counties

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.
Fairfield CountyLitchfield CountyHartford CountyTolland CountyWindham CountyNew LondonMiddlesex CountyNew HavenConnecticut-county-map.gif
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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 State Library · Connecticut Historical Society · Godfrey Memorial Library · J. Eugene Smith Library · Homer D. Babbidge Library · Mystic Seaport Museum · Yale University Library · New England Historic Genealogical Society · New York Public Library · National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)

Migration Routes

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

Featured Content

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The Connecticut State Papers is a 40 volume set of resources with information for Connecticut researchers. It includes information about the founding of towns, early families, Revolutionary War service rolls, probate record abstracts (1635-1771), court records (1640-1692), and a multitude of other information valuable to the genealogist. To begin your search in this valuable resource click here.

 Research Tools

Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:  

Things you can do

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

Below list some of the many tasks you can help with:


Wiki Volunteers Wanted

To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki click here:

Sources

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