Andover, Tolland County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Modern town borders of Andover in Tolland County, Connecticut.

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Andover is a rural town in Tolland County, Connecticut, United States. Andover was incorporated on May 18, 1848, from Hebron and Coventry.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Andover, 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.

To see churches in Andover, 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 Andover:

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 Andover:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Andover Historical Society
1 Monument Lane
Andover, Ct 06232.

Andover Public Library
355 Route 6
P.O. Box 117
Andover, CT 06232-0117
(860) 742-7428

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Andover:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. Andover Probate District covers Andover, Bolton and Columbia. Constituted 27 June 1851, from Hebron. Contains the records of Hebron from May session, 1789 to June 27, 1851. The following are online probate records for the town of Andover:

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 Andover 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.

Andover Town Clerk
17 School Road
Andover, CT 06232
(860) 742-0188 ext. 2

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]