Wethersfield, Hartford County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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 Wethersfield, 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 Wethersfield:

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 Wethersfield:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

The Genealogical and Research Library
Old Academy Bldg
150 Main Street
Wethersfield, Connecticut 06109
860 529-7656
E-Mail: society@wethhist.org
Website

Wethersfield Historical Society
150 Main Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109
860 529-7656
FAX 860 563-2609
E-Mail:society@wethersfieldhistory.org
Website

Wethersfield Library
515 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109
860-529-2665
E-Mail: library@wethersfieldlibrary.org
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Wethersfield:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Wethersfield:

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 Wethersfield 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.

Wethersfield Town Clerk
505 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 721-2880
E-mail: dolores.sassano@wethersfieldct.gov
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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