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| CID = CID2843390
 
| CID = CID2843390
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| custodian =  State Library, Hartford, Connecticut
 
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== What is in This Collection? ==
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
 
This is a mixed vital record card index to Connecticut vital records prior to 1850 compiled under the supervision of Lucius A. Barbour and Lucius B. Barbour. The microfilm of the original records are located at the State Library in Hartford, Connecticut. The cards are alphabetically arranged by surname. The cards contain birth, marriage, death, and possible burial information.
 
This is a mixed vital record card index to Connecticut vital records prior to 1850 compiled under the supervision of Lucius A. Barbour and Lucius B. Barbour. The microfilm of the original records are located at the State Library in Hartford, Connecticut. The cards are alphabetically arranged by surname. The cards contain birth, marriage, death, and possible burial information.
 
=== Image Visibility ===  
 
=== Image Visibility ===  
 
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{{Image Visibility}}
   
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==  
 
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==  
 
The collection may contain:
 
The collection may contain:
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*Place where the birth, marriage, and deaths occurred
 
*Place where the birth, marriage, and deaths occurred
 
*The names of parents
 
*The names of parents
   
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
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*The town where the person lived
 
*The town where the person lived
 
*The approximate date of the birth, marriage, or death
 
*The approximate date of the birth, marriage, or death
   
=== Search the Index ===
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
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{{Search Collection Link
 
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{{HR Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/295370 Barbour Collection: Connecticut Vital Records prior to 1850.]}}
 
{{HR Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/295370 Barbour Collection: Connecticut Vital Records prior to 1850.]}}
   
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===  
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===  
 
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.  Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
 
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.  Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
   
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
=== Image Visibility ===
 
=== Image Visibility ===
 
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{{Image Visibility}}
   
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
 
*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
 
*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
 
*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
 
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials
 
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials
   
=== Research Helps ===
 
=== Research Helps ===
 
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Connecticut, United States Genealogy|Connecticut]].
 
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Connecticut, United States Genealogy|Connecticut]].
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* [[Connecticut Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
* [[Connecticut Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
* [[Step-by-Step Connecticut Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
 
* [[Step-by-Step Connecticut Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
   
== Citing This Collection ==  
 
== Citing This Collection ==  
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
   
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{{Record_Citation}}
   
== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
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