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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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This Collection will include records from 1968 to 1997.
  
 
The collection consists of indexes to divorces from the Connecticut Department of Public Health in Hartford. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.  
 
The collection consists of indexes to divorces from the Connecticut Department of Public Health in Hartford. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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=== Citation for this Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Connecticut Divorce Index, 1968-1997." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Connecticut Divorce Index." <i>Ancestry.com</i>. www.ancestry.com : 2010.}}
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== Record Content  ==
  
The index lists the following information:  
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Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:  
  
*Name of husband
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*Name of husband  
*Name of wife
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*Name of wife  
*Docket number
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*Docket number  
*Divorce date
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*Divorce date  
*Divorce place
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*Divorce place  
 
*Reference number (page, volume, entry number)
 
*Reference number (page, volume, entry number)
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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'''To search this collection using the index:'''
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
 
Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to divorces make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.  
 
Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to divorces make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.  
  
When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:  
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'''When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:'''
  
 
*The name of the person at the time of the divorce  
 
*The name of the person at the time of the divorce  
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*The approximate divorce date
 
*The approximate divorce date
  
Use the locator information found in the index (such as page, volume, or entry number) to locate your ancestor in the divorce records. Compare the information in the record to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if this is the correct person. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination.
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'''If you do not find the person you are looking for, try the following:'''
  
If you do not find the person you are looking for, try the following:
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*Look for alternate spellings of names.  
*Look for alternate spellings of names.
 
 
*Look for a different index. Divorce records are a court record. Court records are often indexed at the beginning or end of record volumes. You might also want to check with a local genealogical or historical society as they often have indexes to local records.
 
*Look for a different index. Divorce records are a court record. Court records are often indexed at the beginning or end of record volumes. You might also want to check with a local genealogical or historical society as they often have indexes to local records.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
Connecticut Department of Public Health
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Connecticut Department of Public Health http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3132&amp;q=388130&amp;dphNav=|46940|  
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3132&q=388130&dphNav=|46940|
 
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Connecticut Vital Records|Connecticut Vital Records]]
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*[[Connecticut|Connecticut]]
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*[[Connecticut Vital Records|Connecticut Vital Records]]
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*[[Connecticut History|Connecticut History]]
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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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. 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.  
 
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 that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
 
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
 
 
 
*“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, ''FamilySearch ''(https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
 
*“El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
 
*"Minnesota, Death Index, 1908-2002" index and images, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed 7 October 2011. entry for Lawrence Fredreick Evans, died 31 December 1992; citing Death Records, reference number 2,450,537, certificate 034,578; Index provided by Ancestry,com, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
 
 
 
== Citation for this Collection  ==
 
 
 
The following citation explains the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records:
 
 
 
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Connecticut Divorce Index, 1968-1997." ''FamilySearch'' (https://www.familysearch.org). Index provided by Ancestry.com. Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->
 
  
 
[[Category:Connecticut|Vital Records]]
 
[[Category:Connecticut|Vital Records]]

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Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1968 to 1997.

The collection consists of indexes to divorces from the Connecticut Department of Public Health in Hartford. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.

Citation for this Collection

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

"Connecticut Divorce Index, 1968-1997." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Connecticut Divorce Index." Ancestry.com. www.ancestry.com : 2010.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

  • Name of husband
  • Name of wife
  • Docket number
  • Divorce date
  • Divorce place
  • Reference number (page, volume, entry number)

How to Use the Record

To search this collection using the index:

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to divorces make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.

When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:

  • The name of the person at the time of the divorce
  • The place where the divorce occurred
  • The approximate divorce date

If you do not find the person you are looking for, try the following:

  • Look for alternate spellings of names.
  • Look for a different index. Divorce records are a court record. Court records are often indexed at the beginning or end of record volumes. You might also want to check with a local genealogical or historical society as they often have indexes to local records.

Related Websites

Connecticut Department of Public Health http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3132&q=388130&dphNav=%7C46940%7C

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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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 that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.