Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Glastonbury, 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 Glastonbury:

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 Glastonbury:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

The Historical Society of Glastonbury
P.O. Box 46
Glastonbury, CT 06033
1944 Main St.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
860-633-6890
FAX: 860-633-6890
E-mail: hsg06033@gmail.com
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Welles-Turner Memorial Library
2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033
860-652-7719
E-mail: welles.turner@glastonbury-ct.gov
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Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Glastonbury:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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

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 Glastonbury 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.

Glastonbury Town Clerk
2155 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT 06033-6523
(860) 652-7616
E-mail: townclerk@glastonbury-ct.gov
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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: