Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Woodstock, 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.

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

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 Woodstock:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Bracken Memorial Library
57 Academy Road
Woodstock, CT 06281
(860) 928-0046
E-Mail: dsharpe@woodstockacademy.org

May Memorial Library
PO Box 14
15 Prospect St.
Woodstock, CT 06244

North Woodstock Library
1286 Route 169
Woodstock, CT 06281
(860) 928-2629

West Woodstock Library
5 Bungay Hill Road
Woodstock, CT 06281
(860) 974-0376

Woodstock Historical Society
P.O. Box 65
523 CT-169
Woodstock, CT 06281
E-Mail: collectionsWHS@gmail.com

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Woodstock:

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 Woodstock:

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 Woodstock 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.

Woodstock Town Clerk
415 Route 169
Woodstock, CT 06281-3039
(860) 928-6595
E-mail: https://www.townofwoodstock.com/contact-us/town-hall/21-town-hall/2-judy-walberg.html

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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