Connecticut Cultural Groups
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Records and histories of minorities and ethnic groups may provide clues to immigrant origins, migration information and previous residences. See United States Cultural Groups for further sources on ethnic, racial, and religious groups.
Ethnic Research in Connecticut[edit | edit source]
You can find information on ethnic ancestors in most of the same records as other groups. Start your research in the same resources you would search for non-ethnic ancestors. The records listed on this page provide information about specific groups in Connecticut.
Additional resources for Connecticut ethnic groups may be found in the Connecticut-Minorities topic page of the FamilySearch Catalog . Copies of records on FHL microfilm and microfiche can be ordered for viewing at FamilySearch Centers. Also find Connecticut ethnic resources available at various libraries (WorldCat). Explore how to search WorldCat and the FamilySearch Catalog.
African Americans[edit | edit source]
Indigenous Peoples[edit | edit source]
French[edit | edit source]
- Gingras, Raymond. Quelques Francos au Connecticut : Notes, Références, et Index des Nécrologies Parues Dans des Journaux de 1963 à 1975. Québec, Québec : R. Gingras, 1976. FHL book 974.6 F2g At various libraries (WorldCat)
Irish[edit | edit source]
Jews[edit | edit source]
Polish[edit | edit source]
Swedish Americans[edit | edit source]
- See Connecticut: Swedish American
- O'Connor, David E. The Swedes in Their Homeland, in America, in Connecticut. Storrs, Connecticut : I.N. Thut World Education Center, University of Connecticut, 1983. FHL 974.6 F2o At various libraries (WorldCat)
General[edit | edit source]
- USGenWeb Connecticut Archives has a list of ethnic records that includes cemeteries, census, court, history, military, obituaries, and vital records.
- The Ethnic Heritage Center at Southern Connecticut State University has an archive, museum, and research center.
- Minority Military Service, Connecticut, 1775-1783 Washington, D.C.: National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1988. FHL book 974.6 M2n. At various libraries (WorldCat)
See also United States Cultural Groups for additional resources.
Other records and histories of ethnic, racial, and religious groups in Alabama are listed in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:
- CONNECTICUT - MINORITIES
- CONNECTICUT, [COUNTY] - MINORITIES
- CONNECTICUT, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - MINORITIES
You will also find records in the Subject Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:
- AFRO-AMERICANS - CONNECTICUT