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*[[Connecticut Land and Property|CT land records]] were kept by town clerks and are found at the town halls
 
*[[Connecticut Land and Property|CT land records]] were kept by town clerks and are found at the town halls
  
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'''1. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Birth Records|Birth Information]]<br>2. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Marriage Records|Marriage Information]]<br>3. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Death Records|Death Information]]'''  
 
'''1. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Birth Records|Birth Information]]<br>2. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Marriage Records|Marriage Information]]<br>3. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Death Records|Death Information]]'''  
  
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[[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]]  
 
[[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]]  
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=== Featured Content  ===
 
=== Featured Content  ===
  
[[Image:Connecticut.png|right|200px|Connecticut.png]] [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=343&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Connecticut%22&subjectsOpen=358888-50 FamilySeardh 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.
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[[Image:Connecticut.png|right|200px|Connecticut.png]] [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=343&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Connecticut%22&subjectsOpen=358888-50 FamilySeardh 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.  
  
=== Research Tools  ===
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=== Research Tools  ===
  
 
*[[Connecticut County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]]  
 
*[[Connecticut County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]]  
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110320115356112858682 Connecticut Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110320115356112858682 Connecticut Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/connecticut/ct-vital-records/ How to order Connecticut Vital Records]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/connecticut/ct-vital-records/ How to order Connecticut Vital Records]  
 
*The [http://www.ctgenweb.org/ 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.  
 
*The [http://www.ctgenweb.org/ 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.  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/connecticut/ct-counties/ History & Facts of Connecticut Counties]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/connecticut/ct-counties/ History &amp; Facts of Connecticut Counties]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/connecticut/ct-census-records/ Researching Connecticut Census Records]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/connecticut/ct-census-records/ Researching Connecticut Census Records]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/connecticut/ct-government-records/ State of Connecticut County & City Government Court links]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/connecticut/ct-government-records/ State of Connecticut County &amp; City Government Court links]  
 
*[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.genealogyinc.com/encyclopedia/ Family Tree Encyclopedia] - Terminology & Meanings of Genealogical Terms
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/encyclopedia/ Family Tree Encyclopedia] - Terminology &amp; Meanings of Genealogical Terms  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/forms.html Printable Genealogy Forms used in Research]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/forms.html Printable Genealogy Forms used in Research]  
 
*[http://www.Connecticutgenealogy.net/ Connecticut Genealogy] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Connecticut researchers.  
 
*[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 &amp; Family History Network - Connecticut]
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/connecticutgenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - Connecticut]  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/connecticut/ Rotating Formation Connecticut County Boundary Maps and Atlases]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/connecticut/ Rotating Formation Connecticut County Boundary Maps and Atlases]  
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106374389457465/ Connecticut Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106374389457465/ Connecticut Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/connecticut/ct-society-archive/ List of Connecticut Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/connecticut/ct-society-archive/ List of Connecticut Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]  
*[http://www.revolutionarywar101.com/ American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)]
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*[http://www.revolutionarywar101.com/ American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)]  
 
*[http://www.americancivilwar101.com/ The American Civil War]
 
*[http://www.americancivilwar101.com/ The American Civil War]
  
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*[[Connecticut, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Connecticut, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
 
*[[Connecticut, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Connecticut, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
  
A "must read" concerning the addition of vital records: [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ct/statewide/history/ctvitalrecords.txt Connecticut Vital Records General Statutes]
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A "must read" concerning the addition of vital records: [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ct/statewide/history/ctvitalrecords.txt Connecticut Vital Records General Statutes]  
  
 
=== Obtain additional help  ===
 
=== Obtain additional help  ===
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*[https://www.facebook.com/ConnecticutGenealogy Join a Facebook Group]  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/ConnecticutGenealogy Join a Facebook Group]  
 
*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in Connecticut Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
 
*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in Connecticut Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
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=== Things you can do  ===
 
=== Things you can do  ===
  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
  
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Revision as of 22:41, 20 July 2014

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:
How to Find Information about Connecticut, United States Genealogy Ancestors

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information

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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

Connecticut.png
FamilySeardh 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.

Research Tools

Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:

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

Obtain additional help

Things you can do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Wiki Volunteers Wanted

Sources

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