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*[[Connecticut County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]]  
 
*[[Connecticut County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]]  
 
*The [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/CT/CTfiles.htm 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.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/CT/CTfiles.htm 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.colonialct.uconn.edu/ Colonial Connecticut Records 1636-1776] has full text searchable digital images.  
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*[http://www.colonialct.uconn.edu/ Colonial Connecticut Records 1636-1776] has full text searchable digital images. [[Image:Connecticut flag.png|right|150px]]
 
*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.Connecticutgenealogy.net/ Connecticut Genealogy] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Connecticut researchers.[[Image:Connecticut flag.png|right|150px]]
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*[http://www.Connecticutgenealogy.net/ Connecticut Genealogy] offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Connecticut researchers.
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=== Did you know?  ===
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*'''[[Gretna Greens in the United States|Gretna Greens]].''' When a Connecticut couple's marriage is not in their hometown, search for it in alternate places like [[New London County, Connecticut|Groton CT]], or [[Niagara County, New York|Niagara Falls NY]] (or Ontario), or [[Cecil County, Maryland|Cecil County, MD]].<ref name="Eakle1">Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in ''Genealogy Blog'' at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).</ref>
  
 
=== Things you can do  ===
 
=== Things you can do  ===

Revision as of 17:31, 10 January 2011

This article is about the U.S. state in New England. For other uses, see Connecticut (disambiguation).

Connecticut Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Connecticut Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
United States  Gotoarrow.png  Connecticut

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:

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:  Long Island · 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

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The Connecticut State Papers is a 40 volume set of resources with information for Connecticut researchers. It includes information about the founding of towns, early families, Revolutionary War service rolls, probate record abstracts (1635-1771), court records (1640-1692), and a multitude of other information valuable to the genealogist. To begin your search in this valuable resource click here.

Research Tools

Did you know?

Things you can do

Below list some of the many tasks you can help with:

Sources

  1. Kip Sperry, Connecticut Sources for Family Historians and Genealogists (Logan, Utah: Everton Pub., 1980), 92. (FHL Book 974.6 D23s) WorldCat entry.
  2. Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in Genealogy Blog at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).