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== What is in This Collection? ==
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
 
This is a mixed vital record card index to Connecticut vital records prior to 1850 compiled under the supervision of Lucius A. Barbour and Lucius B. Barbour. The microfilm of the original records are located at the State Library in Hartford, Connecticut. The cards are alphabetically arranged by surname. The cards contain birth, marriage, death, and possible burial information.
 
This is a mixed vital record card index to Connecticut vital records prior to 1850 compiled under the supervision of Lucius A. Barbour and Lucius B. Barbour. The microfilm of the original records are located at the State Library in Hartford, Connecticut. The cards are alphabetically arranged by surname. The cards contain birth, marriage, death, and possible burial information.
 
=== Image Visibility ===  
 
=== Image Visibility ===  
Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However,  rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. These images can be viewed at the [[Family History Library]] or a [https://familysearch.org/locations/ Family History Center] near you. 
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For additional information about image restrictions, please see the [[Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections]] page.
 
 
 
 
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==  
 
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==  
 
The collection may contain:
 
The collection may contain:
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*Place where the birth, marriage, and deaths occurred
 
*Place where the birth, marriage, and deaths occurred
 
*The names of parents
 
*The names of parents
 
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==  
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
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*The town where the person lived
 
*The town where the person lived
 
*The approximate date of the birth, marriage, or death
 
*The approximate date of the birth, marriage, or death
 
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
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{{HR Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/295370 Barbour Collection: Connecticut Vital Records prior to 1850.]}}
{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/295370 Barbour Collection: Connecticut Vital Records prior to 1850.]}}
 
 
 
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===  
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===  
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log |research log]].
 
 
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
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=== Image Visibility ===
*Use the information found from the index to find the original record in Connecticut town records
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*Search for the family in census records
 
*Search for land and property records
 
*Search compiled genealogies for more information on the families
 
*Search for probate records
 
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
 
*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
 
*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
 
*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
 
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials
 
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials
 
 
=== Research Helps ===
 
=== Research Helps ===
 
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Connecticut, United States Genealogy|Connecticut]].
 
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Connecticut, United States Genealogy|Connecticut]].
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* [[Connecticut Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
* [[Connecticut Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
* [[Step-by-Step Connecticut Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
 
* [[Step-by-Step Connecticut Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
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=== Related Family History Library Holdings ===
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/295370? Barbour collection : Connecticut vital records prior to 1850]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/107402? Lorraine Cook White, comp. ''The Barbour collection of Connecticut town vital records.'' 55 vols. Baltimore, Maryland : Genealogical Publishing Company, c1994-c2002. FHL 974.6 V2wL]
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=== Related FamilySearch Historical Record Collections ===
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*{{RecordSearch|1674749|Connecticut, Marriages, 1630-1997}} Index only
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*{{RecordSearch|1674748|Connecticut, Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934}} Index.
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=== Related Digital Books ===
  
 
== Citing This Collection ==  
 
== Citing This Collection ==  
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
 
 
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Record Type Vital
Collection years Early-1850
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This is a mixed vital record card index to Connecticut vital records prior to 1850 compiled under the supervision of Lucius A. Barbour and Lucius B. Barbour. The microfilm of the original records are located at the State Library in Hartford, Connecticut. The cards are alphabetically arranged by surname. The cards contain birth, marriage, death, and possible burial information.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible FamilySearch makes images and indexes available for all users. However, rights to view these data are limited by contract and subject to change. Because of this there may be limitations on where and how images and indexes are available or who can see them. Please be aware some collections consist only of partial information indexed from the records and do not contain any images. For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The collection may contain:

  • The names of your ancestors
  • Dates for birth, marriage, death and burial
  • Place where the birth, marriage, and deaths occurred
  • The names of parents

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the person
  • The town where the person lived
  • The approximate date of the birth, marriage, or death

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible FamilySearch makes images and indexes available for all users. However, rights to view these data are limited by contract and subject to change. Because of this there may be limitations on where and how images and indexes are available or who can see them. Please be aware some collections consist only of partial information indexed from the records and do not contain any images. For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Connecticut.

Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]

Related FamilySearch Historical Record Collections[edit | edit source]

Related Digital Books[edit | edit source]

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.