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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Archives and Libraries ===
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=== Biography ===
 
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#bios Biographies] USGenWeb Archives
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=== Biography  ===
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#bios Biographies] USGenWeb CTArchives
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford/hartford-cem.htm Cemeteries]&nbsp;USGenWeb CTArchives
  
 
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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
*[http://www.archive.org/details/memorialhistoryo01trum The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884; (1886) V1]
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/memorialhistoryo01trum The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884; (1886) V1]  
 
*[http://www.archive.org/details/memorialhistoryo02trum The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884; (1886) V2]
 
*[http://www.archive.org/details/memorialhistoryo02trum The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884; (1886) V2]
  
 
=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#deeds Deeds] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#deeds Deeds] USGenWeb CTArchives
  
 
=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
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==== American Revolutionary War  ====
 
==== American Revolutionary War  ====
  
===== Census =====
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#miliary Hartford Co - USGenWeb CTArchives]
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Stephens, Timothy August 1, 1820 <br>Tozer, Jared -- Enlistment, from pension <br>Tozer, Jared - Pension, Aug 1835
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Tozer, Jared - Pension, Sep 1835 <br>Tozer, Jared - Pension, Mar 1849
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Census  
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#censusmil 1840 Census] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#censusmil 1840 Census] USGenWeb CTArchives
  
 
===== Pensions  =====
 
===== Pensions  =====
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==== War of 1812  ====
 
==== War of 1812  ====
  
===== Census<br> =====
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===== Census<br> =====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#censusmil 1840 Census] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#censusmil 1840 Census] USGenWeb CTArchives
  
 
===== Pensions  =====
 
===== Pensions  =====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#miliary Military Pensions] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#miliary Jairus Winchell], &nbsp;USGenWeb CTArchives
  
==== Mexican War ====
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==== Mexican War ====
  
 
==== Civil War  ====
 
==== Civil War  ====
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#miliary Pensions], USGenWeb CTArchives
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John and Jane Burton <br>George A. Hamilton <br>Hancy Hamilton<br>==
  
 
Service men from Hartford County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Most of the men in the following companies were from Hartford County.  
 
Service men from Hartford County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Most of the men in the following companies were from Hartford County.  
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#[[25th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry|25th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry]] - Company C, E and I.
 
#[[25th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry|25th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry]] - Company C, E and I.
  
===== Pensions =====
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===== Pensions =====
  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#miliary Military Pensions] USGenWeb Archives
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford.html#miliary Military Pensions] USGenWeb Archives
  
===== Burials =====
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===== Burials =====
  
 
*[http://www.rays-place.com/other/birstol-cw.htm Men from Bristol who died in the Civil War]. Inscriptions on the Civil War Monument in West Cemetery Bristol, CT. From the Hale Collection
 
*[http://www.rays-place.com/other/birstol-cw.htm Men from Bristol who died in the Civil War]. Inscriptions on the Civil War Monument in West Cemetery Bristol, CT. From the Hale Collection
  
==== World War I ====
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==== World War I ====
  
==== World War II ====
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==== Korean Conflict ====
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==== Korean Conflict ====
  
==== Vietnam ====
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==== Vietnam ====
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
  
==== Probate District Courts ====
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==== Probate District Courts ====
The records are kept at district courts. The County government does not exist. Not every town has a court. Some are included in a district making up from 1 to 5 towns. The Districts are: Avon, Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, East Granby, East Hartford, East Windsor, Enfield, Farmington, Granby, Hartford, Hartland, Manchester, Marlborough, Plainville, Simsbury, Southington, Suffield, and Windsor.
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The records are kept at district courts. The County government does not exist. Not every town has a court. Some are included in a district making up from 1 to 5 towns. The Districts are: Avon, Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, East Granby, East Hartford, East Windsor, Enfield, Farmington, Granby, Hartford, Hartland, Manchester, Marlborough, Plainville, Simsbury, Southington, Suffield, and Windsor.  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====

Revision as of 12:53, 3 February 2011

United States Gotoarrow.png Connecticut Gotoarrow.png Hartford County


Hartford County, Connecticut
Map
Map of Connecticut highlighting Hartford County
Location in the state of Connecticut
Map of the U.S. highlighting Connecticut
Location of Connecticut in the U.S.
Facts
Founded information needed
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: Hartford County, Connecticut
  • Named after Hertfordshire, England.

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

  • 14 Oct 1751: The west part was taken to create Litchfield County.
  • 12 May 1726: The east part of the county was taken to form Windham County.
  • 2 May 1785: The southeast portion was taken to create Middlesex County

Record Loss

  • Lost census: 1890

Places / Localities

Clickable Town Map

HartlandGranbyEast GranbySuffieldEnfieldEast WindsorWindsor LocksWindsorSouth WindsorBloomfieldSimsburyCantonBurlingtonAvonBristolManchesterGlastonburyMarlboroughRocky HillEast HartfordHartfordWest HartfordWethersfieldNewingtonNew BritainFarmingtonPlainvilleSouthingtonBerlinCt-hartford-towns.jpg
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Resources

Archives and Libraries

Biography

Cemeteries

Cemeteries USGenWeb CTArchives

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

  • Deeds USGenWeb CTArchives

Maps

Military History and Records

American Revolutionary War

Hartford Co - USGenWeb CTArchives

Stephens, Timothy August 1, 1820
Tozer, Jared -- Enlistment, from pension
Tozer, Jared - Pension, Aug 1835

Tozer, Jared - Pension, Sep 1835
Tozer, Jared - Pension, Mar 1849

Census

Pensions

War of 1812

Census
Pensions

Mexican War

Civil War

Pensions, USGenWeb CTArchives

John and Jane Burton
George A. Hamilton
Hancy Hamilton
==

Service men from Hartford County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Most of the men in the following companies were from Hartford County.

  1. 1st Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery - Company A, C, K and L.
  2. 1st Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Infantry Company A, B, C, G and Rifle Company A and B.
  3. 3rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Rifle Company A and E.
  4. 8th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company B
  5. 14th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company F
  6. 16th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company D, F and K.
  7. 20th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company E
  8. 21st Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company B
  9. 22nd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I.
  10. 24th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company E
  11. 25th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company C, E and I.
Pensions
Burials

World War I

World War II

Korean Conflict

Vietnam

Newspapers

Probate District Courts

The records are kept at district courts. The County government does not exist. Not every town has a court. Some are included in a district making up from 1 to 5 towns. The Districts are: Avon, Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, East Granby, East Hartford, East Windsor, Enfield, Farmington, Granby, Hartford, Hartland, Manchester, Marlborough, Plainville, Simsbury, Southington, Suffield, and Windsor.

Taxation

Vital Records

Many vital birth, marriage, and death records for Suffield, Connecticut can be found on Migrationtrails.com. Original scanned images of the documents are available as well.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

 

Web Sites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092 FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)