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|title=Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906
 
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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
 
This index covers events from 1649 through 1906.
 
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1881 to 1930. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
  
*Family Records
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=== Coverage Table  ===
*Church Records
 
*Civil Registration
 
  
This index is not complete for any particular place or region.  
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>
  
=== Record Content  ===
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The key genealogical facts found in birth index entries may include:
 
 
 
*Name of the child
 
*Gender
 
*Names of the parents
 
*Birth date
 
*Birthplace
 
*Christening date (if the source is a church record)
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
 
 
== Coverage Table  ==
 
 
 
This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.
 
 
 
Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by state.
 
 
 
As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.<br><br>
 
 
 
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! align="center" scope="col" style="background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Locality'''  
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! align="center" scope="col" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Locality'''  
! align="center" scope="col" style="background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Births and Christenings, 1649-1906'''  
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! align="center" scope="col" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Births and Christenings, 1649-1906'''  
! align="center" scope="col" style="background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Marriages, 1729-1867'''  
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! align="center" scope="col" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Marriages, 1729-1867'''  
! align="center" scope="col" style="background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934'''
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! align="center" scope="col" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934'''
 
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| Connecticut  
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| [[Connecticut Vital Records|Connecticut]]
 
| 79,427  
 
| 79,427  
 
| 360,481  
 
| 360,481  
 
| 1,617,598
 
| 1,617,598
 
|-
 
|-
| Fairfield  
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| [[Fairfield County, Connecticut#Vital_Records|Fairfield]]
 
| 52,305  
 
| 52,305  
 
| 5,555  
 
| 5,555  
 
| 52,730
 
| 52,730
 
|-
 
|-
| Hartford  
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| [[Hartford County, Connecticut#Vital_Records|Hartford]]
 
| 92,583  
 
| 92,583  
 
| 35,563  
 
| 35,563  
 
| 118,234
 
| 118,234
 
|-
 
|-
| Litchfield  
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| [[Litchfield County, Connecticut#Vital_Records|Litchfield]]
 
| 40,895  
 
| 40,895  
 
| 6,546  
 
| 6,546  
 
| 44,911
 
| 44,911
 
|-
 
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| Middlesex  
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| [[Middlesex County, Connecticut#Vital_Records|Middlesex]]
 
| 30,477  
 
| 30,477  
 
| 1,957  
 
| 1,957  
 
| 23,974
 
| 23,974
 
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|-
| New Haven  
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| [[New Haven County, Connecticut#Vital_Records|New Haven]]
 
| 85,270  
 
| 85,270  
 
| 13,191  
 
| 13,191  
 
| 58,857
 
| 58,857
 
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|-
| New London  
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| [[New London County, Connecticut#Vital_Records|New London]]
 
| 94,107  
 
| 94,107  
 
| 25,352  
 
| 25,352  
 
| 44,111
 
| 44,111
 
|-
 
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| Tolland  
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| [[Tolland County, Connecticut#Vital_Records|Tolland]]
 
| 33,277  
 
| 33,277  
 
| 3,381  
 
| 3,381  
 
| 23,151
 
| 23,151
 
|-
 
|-
| Windham  
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| [[Windham County, Connecticut#Vital_Records|Windham]]
 
| 40,294  
 
| 40,294  
 
| 1,501  
 
| 1,501  
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== How to Use the Record ==
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=== Citation for This Collection ===
  
Use this file to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information for collections published in FamilySearch.org. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
  
Depending on the time period and place there may not be a surname listed in the original records. When that happened, the indexer often assigned a surname based on the father's surname which may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth/christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
  
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection  ===
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Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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== Record Content and Use  ==
  
*[[IGI]]
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
 
*[[IGI Batch Numbers for the British Isles and North America]]
 
  
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].
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== Record History ==
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== Known Issues with This Collection <br> ==
  
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 1998, a few of the entries were published on 7 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "North America Vital Records Index." This is an index of some births throughout Connecticut. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.  
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Connecticut Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
  
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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== Related Websites ==
 
 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing to accomplish its program of identifying the ancestry of mankind.
 
 
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
 
 
 
Church records and civil registration were official sources and are some of the most reliable sources of information available on those who were born, married, or died in Connecticut.
 
 
 
== Related Web Sites ==
 
  
 
[http://www.deathindexes.com/connecticut/ Online Connecticut Death Indexes].  
 
[http://www.deathindexes.com/connecticut/ Online Connecticut Death Indexes].  
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Connecticut_Vital_Records# Connecticut Vital Records]  
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*[[Connecticut|Connecticut]]
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*[[Connecticut Vital Records]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again.&nbsp; It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information , including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again.&nbsp; It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records thatyou have searched is found in the Wiki Article:[[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]
 
 
 
=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ===
 
 
 
"Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906." index and images, ''FamilySearch'' ([http://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed March 4, 2011, entry for Mary Ann Dalton born, 9 Sept 1885, citing Historical Records, reference pg. 464 FHL mictofilm 1,311,437; New London Historical Society, New Hartford, Connecticut.
 
 
 
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
 
  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records thatyou have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].

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Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1881 to 1930. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1649-1906 Marriages, 1729-1867 Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934
Connecticut 79,427 360,481 1,617,598
Fairfield 52,305 5,555 52,730
Hartford 92,583 35,563 118,234
Litchfield 40,895 6,546 44,911
Middlesex 30,477 1,957 23,974
New Haven 85,270 13,191 58,857
New London 94,107 25,352 44,111
Tolland 33,277 3,381 23,151
Windham 40,294 1,501 27,413
Total 548,635 453,527 2,010,979

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information for collections published in FamilySearch.org. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.


Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).


Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Online Connecticut Death Indexes.

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again.  It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records thatyou have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.