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How to find birth records, marriage records and death records, Connecticut



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Birth - Where can I find birth records?

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• 1649-1906: Connecticut Birth Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906
Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941
Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955
Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850
Connecticut Marriages, 1640-1939 (includes ages)
Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955



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Marriage - Where can I find marriage records?

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• 1630s-2000s: Connecticut Marriage Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955
Connecticut Marriage Index, 1959-2001
Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997
Connecticut Marriages, 1640-1939
Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850
Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955



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• 1959-2012: Connecticut, Marriage Index at Ancestry ($)




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Death - Where can I find death records?

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• 1770s-2000s: Connecticut Deaths Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955
Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955
Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001
Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934
Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850
Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955
United States Social Security Death Index
Find A Grave Index
BillionGraves Index
GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014



If the death record was not found, try this next:

• 1949-2012: Connecticut Death Index at Ancestry ($); Also at MyHeritage ($)




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