This article is about the U.S. state in New England. For other uses, see Connecticut (disambiguation).
|Connecticut Wiki Topics|
|Local Research Resources|
the Nutmeg State
- The Barbour Collection is a statewide birth, marriage, death index
- CT wills are filed by probate districts
- State probate index on microfilm
- CT land records were kept by town clerks and are found at the town halls
Ethnic Records -[edit | edit source]
Cemeteries , USGenWeb CT Archives
Census, USGenWeb CT Archives
Court Records, USGenWeb CT Archives
History, USGenWeb CT Archives
Military, USGenWeb CT Archives
Obits, USGenWeb CT Archives
Vitals, USGenWeb CT Archives
At the USGenWeb CT Archives
Counties [edit | edit source]
Extinct or Lost Areas: Long Island · New Netherland · Western Reserve · Westmoreland
Major Repositories[edit | edit source]
Connecticut State Library · Connecticut Historical Society · Godfrey Memorial Library · J. Eugene Smith Library · Homer D. Babbidge Library · Mystic Seaport Museum · Yale University Library · New England Historic Genealogical Society · New York Public Library · National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)
Migration Routes[edit | edit source]
Atlantic Coast Ports · Long Island Sound · Connecticut River Valley · Farmington River Valley · Housatonic Valley · Connecticut Turnpike · Greenwood Road · King's Highway (or Boston Post Road) · New Haven and Milford Turnpike · New London and Lyme Turnpike · Old Connecticut Path · Philipstown Turnpike
Featured Content[edit | edit source]The Connecticut State Papers is a 40 volume set of resources with information for Connecticut researchers. It includes information about the founding of towns, early families, Revolutionary War service rolls, probate record abstracts (1635-1771), court records (1640-1692), and a multitude of other information valuable to the genealogist. To begin your search in this valuable resource click here.
Research Tools[edit | edit source]
- Connecticut County Creation Dates and Parent Counties
- The Connecticut GenWeb Project provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.
- Colonial Connecticut Records 1636-1776 has full text searchable digital images.
- The New England Historic Genealogical Society has many important Connecticut manuscript collections.
- Connecticut Genealogy offers databases, transcribed records, and a social network for Connecticut researchers.
Things you can do[edit | edit source]
A "must read" concerning the addition of vital records: Connecticut Vital Records General Statutes
Below list some of the many tasks you can help with: