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New Hartford, Litchfield County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

New Hartford is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. The town is mainly a rural community consisting of farms, homes, and parks.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of New Hartford, 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 New Hartford:

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 New Hartford:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

New Hartford Historical Society
P.O. Box 41
537 Main Street
New Hartford, CT 06057 860-379-6894
E-Mail: newhartfordhistory@att.net
Website

Bakerville Library
6 Maple Hollow Road
New Hartford, CT 06057
860.482.8806
E-mail: info@bakervillelibrary.org
Website

Beekley Community Library
10 Central Ave
P.O. Box 247
New Hartford, CT 06057
860-379-7235
E-mail: ​ staff@beekleylibrary.org
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of New Hartford:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. New Hartford Probate District covers the Town and Town of Barkhamsted until its set off 5 June 1834. The records covering 27 May 1825 to 5 June 1834 are included in Barkhamsted Probate District. The following are online probate records for the town of New Hartford:

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 New Hartford 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.

New Hartford Town Clerk
530 Main Street, P.O. Box 316
New Hartford, CT 06057
860-379-5037
E-mail: nhtownclerk@newhartfordct.gov
Website

Villages, Sections and Neighborhoods[edit | edit source]

  • Bakerville
  • Nepaug
  • New Hartford center
  • Pine Meadow (has its own post office)

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

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