Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Genealogy
Windham is a town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States. It contains the city of Willimantic and the villages of Windham Center, North Windham, and South Windham. The city of Willimantic was consolidated with the town in 1983.
The town of Windham was incorporated on May 12, 1692. Mohican Sachem Chief Joshua willed the land to sixteen men, most of whom resided in Norwich. The land called Windham consisted of what is now the towns of Windham (which includes Willimantic), Mansfield, Scotland, Chaplin, and Hampton.
The town was named after Wyndham, England.
Windham Probate Records covers Towns of Windham and Scotland. Town of Pomfret was included until it was set off in May 1752. Windham was included in Hartford and New London Probate District until October session, 1719.