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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*Created 10 May 1666 from the Colonial lands, one of four original counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*Created 10 May 1666 from the Colonial lands, one of four original counties. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#cemetery Cemeteries of Fairfield Co], USGenWeb CT Archives
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#cemetery Cemeteries of Fairfield Co], USGenWeb CT Archives  
  
 
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=== Census ===
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=== Census ===
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#census Census Records], USGenWeb CT Archives
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#census Census Records], USGenWeb CT Archives  
  
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#church Church Records], USGenWeb CT Archives
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#church Church Records], USGenWeb CT Archives  
  
 
=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#court Court Records], USGenWeb CT Archives
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#court Court Records], USGenWeb CT Archives  
  
 
=== Gazetteers  ===
 
=== Gazetteers  ===
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#history History], USGenWeb CT Archives
  
 
=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#deeds Deeds and Land Records], USGenWeb CT Archives
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#deeds Deeds and Land Records], USGenWeb CT Archives  
  
 
=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
=== Obituaries ===
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=== Obituaries ===
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfield/ff-obits.htm Obituaries], USGenWeb CT Archives
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfield/ff-obits.htm Obituaries], USGenWeb CT Archives  
  
 
=== Probate District Courts  ===
 
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#vitals Vital Records], USGenWeb CT Archives
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#vitals Vital Records], USGenWeb CT Archives  
  
=== Wills ===
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=== Wills ===
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#wills Transcriptions of Wills], USGenWeb CT Archives
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#wills Transcriptions of Wills], USGenWeb CT Archives  
  
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==

Revision as of 12:08, 3 February 2011

This article is about a county in Connecticut. For other uses, see Fairfield (disambiguation).

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Fairfield County, Connecticut
Map
Map of Connecticut highlighting Fairfield County
Location in the state of Connecticut
Map of the U.S. highlighting Connecticut
Location of Connecticut in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 10, 1666
County Seat
Courthouse

 

County Courthouse

  • There is no county government.
  • The government is at the town level.

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Fairfield County, Connecticut
  • Named for the hundreds of acres of salt marsh that bordered the coast.

Parent County

  • Created 10 May 1666 from the Colonial lands, one of four original counties. [1]

Boundary Changes

  • North part was taken to form Litchfield County 14 October 1751.

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places / Localities

Clickable Town Map

GreenwichStamfordNew CanaanDarienNorwalkWiltonShermanNew FairfieldDanburyEdgefieldBrookfieldBethelNewtownReddingWestonMonroeSheltonEastonTrumbullWestportFairfieldBridgeportStratfordCt-fairfield-towns.jpg
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Resources

Archives and Libraries

African American

African American Civil War Memorial in Danbury, CT

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Fairfield Co, USGenWeb CT Archives

Census

Census Records, USGenWeb CT Archives

Church History and Records

Church Records, USGenWeb CT Archives

Court Records

Court Records, USGenWeb CT Archives

Gazetteers

History

History, USGenWeb CT Archives

Land and Property

Deeds and Land Records, USGenWeb CT Archives

Maps

Military History and Records

Civil War

Service men from Fairfield County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were formed by a large number of men from Fairfield County.

  1. 1st Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery - Company M - (Bridgeport)
  2. 1st Regiment, Connecticut Cavalry - Company D
  3. 1st Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Infantry Company E and H. Rifle Company B
  4. 3rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Infantry Company A, C, D and Rifle Company F.
  5. 9th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company D
  6. 10th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company I
  7. 14th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company A
  8. 17th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and K.
  9. 23rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company B, D, E, I and K.
  10. 28th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company A, B, C, G, and H.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Obituaries, USGenWeb CT Archives

Probate District Courts

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records, USGenWeb CT Archives

Wills

Transcriptions of Wills, USGenWeb CT Archives

Societies, Libraries and Museums

 

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].