Granby, Hartford County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Granbury, Connecticut online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the Town
See Connecticut Cemeteries for more information

Baptist Cemetery, Cooley Cemetery, Cossitt Cemetery, Day Cemetery, Granby Center Cemetery, Holcomb Cemetery, Lee Cemetery, Merriam Cemetery, Pratt Cemetery, Spring Cemetery, Vining Cemetery, West Granby Cemetery

Cemeteries of Granby, Connecticut: a comprehensive index of gravestones with maps of each cemetery by Chris Klemmer and Cheryl Klemmer supplements the Granby Gravestone Project, a collection of more than 8,000 digital photos. (May 2014)  This reference book and individual cemetery maps are available at:
- Connecticut State Library, http://www.consuls.org:80/record=b3949854~S1
- F. H. Cossitt Public Library, http://www.granby-ct.gov/Public_Documents/GranbyCT_library/cossitt
- Salmon Brook Historical Society, https://www.facebook.com/sbhsct

The Granby Gravestone Project is a collection of more than 8,000 digital photos of every existing gravestone in Granby, as of December 2013. It is available only at the Salmon Brook Historical Society,  https://www.facebook.com/sbhsct

Church Records[edit | edit source]

At its founding, Congregationalism was the dominant religion in Connecticut and was even the state religion until 1818. Other common Christian denominations include the Methodist, Episcopal, Roman Catholic, and Baptist churches.

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Many Connecticut churches have deposited their records at the Connecticut State Library. The following are church records available online for the town of Granby:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most land records are kept at the town level. The following are online land records for the town of Granby:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Salmon Brook Historical Society
208 Salmon Brook St
Granby, CT 06035
(860) 653-9713
E-mail: Salmonbrookhistoricalsociety@gmail.com
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Granby Public Library
15 North Granby Road
Granby, CT 06035
(860) 844-5275
E-mail: https://www.granby-ct.gov/user/1673/contact
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Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Granby:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Granby:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are Granby town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Granby Town Clerk
15 North Granby Road
Granby, CT 06035br>(860) 844-5308
E-mail: https://www.granby-ct.gov/user/63/contact
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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

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