Burlington, Hartford County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Burlington is a town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.

Situated at the foot of the Berkshires and bordering the Farmington River, Burlington is a scenic hill town, rural in nature, located 20 miles (32 km) west of Hartford. Incorporated in 1806.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Seventh Day Baptist [1]
Cemeteries of Burlington, Connecticut online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the Town
See Connecticut Cemeteries for more information

Church Records[edit | edit source]

At its founding, Congregationalism was the dominant religion in Connecticut and was even the state religion until 1818. Other common Christian denominations include the Methodist, Episcopal, Roman Catholic, and Baptist churches.

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Many Connecticut churches have deposited their records at the Connecticut State Library. The following are church records available online for the town of Burlington:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most land records are kept at the town level. The following are online land records for the town of Burlington:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Burlington Historical Society
781 George Washington Turnpike
P.O. Box 1215
Burlington, CT 06013
(860) 673-3815
E-mail: info@burlington-history.org

Burlington Public Library
34 Library Lane
Burlington, CT 06013
(860) 673-3331
E-mail: info@burlingtonctlibrary.org

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Burlington:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. Burlington Probate Court covers Town of Burlington. Constituted June 3, 1834 from Farmington. The following are online probate records for the town of Burlington:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are Burlington town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Burlington Town Clerk
200 Spielman Highway
Burlington, CT 06013
E-mail: https://www.burlingtonct.us/user/24/contact

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

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