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|Connecticut Wiki Topics|
|Local Research Resources|
the Nutmeg State
- The Barbour Collection is a statewide birth, marriage, death index
- CT wills are filed by probate districts
- State probate index on microfilm
- CT land records were kept by town clerks and are found at the town halls
|How to Find Information about Connecticut, United States Genealogy Ancestors|
Extinct or Lost Areas: Dominion of New England · Long Island · Massachusetts Bay Colony · New Netherland · Western Reserve · Westmoreland
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)
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 ContentFamilySeardh 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.
- Connecticut County Creation Dates and Parent Counties
- Connecticut Genealogy Network Community on Google+
- How to order Connecticut Vital Records
- The Connecticut GenWeb Project provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.
- History & Facts of Connecticut Counties
- Researching Connecticut Census Records
- State of Connecticut County & City Government Court links
- Colonial Connecticut Records 1636-1776 has full text searchable digital images.
- The New England Historic Genealogical Society has many important Connecticut manuscript collections.
- Family Tree Encyclopedia - Terminology & Meanings of Genealogical Terms
- Printable Genealogy Forms used in Research
- Connecticut Genealogy offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Connecticut researchers.
- Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - Connecticut
- Rotating Formation Connecticut County Boundary Maps and Atlases
- Connecticut Genealogy Network Group on Facebook
- List of Connecticut Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies
- American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)
- The American Civil War
Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:
- Connecticut Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Connecitcut Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records
- Connecticut Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Connecticut Divorce Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Connecticut Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records
- Connecticut, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)
A "must read" concerning the addition of vital records: Connecticut Vital Records General Statutes
Obtain additional help
- Call or chat with an experienced researcher
- Join a Facebook Group
- Consult a Professional Genealogist