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This article is about the U.S. state in New England. For other uses, see Connecticut (disambiguation).

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Welcome to the Connecticut page,
the Nutmeg State

Connecticut, New Haven, and Saybrook colonies from 1636-1776. Click map to enlarge it.
Most unique genealogical features:


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

Statewide[edit | edit source]

At the USGenWeb CT Archives


Counties [edit | edit source]

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.
Fairfield CountyLitchfield CountyHartford CountyTolland CountyWindham CountyNew LondonMiddlesex CountyNew HavenConnecticut-county-map.gif

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]

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:

Sources[edit | edit source]

  1. Kip Sperry, Connecticut Sources for Family Historians and Genealogists (Logan, Utah: Everton Pub., 1980), 92. (FHL Book 974.6 D23s) WorldCat entry.