Pomfret, Windham County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Pomfret is a town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States Genealogy. Set off from Windham and Plainfield.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Pomfret, 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.

To see the churches in Pomfret, visit. FamilySearch Places

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

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 Pomfret:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Pomfret Historical Society
P.O. Box 152
17 Town House Dr.
Pomfret Center, CT 06259
860 974 1748
E-Mail: whinchman@gmail.com

Pomfret Public Library
PO Box 91
449 Pomfret St.
Pomfret, CT 06258

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Pomfret:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. Pomfret Probate Records covers Ashford until was set off. The records of Pomfret were burned 5 January 1754. Constituted May session 1752, from Windham and Plainfield. The following are online probate records for the town of Pomfret:

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 Pomfret 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.

Pomfret Town Clerk
5 Haven Road
Pomfret Center, CT 06259E
(860) 315-5730
E-mail: https://www.pomfretct.gov/users/cgrist/contact

Villages, Sections and Neighborhoods[edit | edit source]

Included in the Town are:

  • Abington
  • Elliotts
  • Pomfret
  • Pomfret Center
  • Pomfret Landing

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]