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Revision as of 09:59, 2 February 2021

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Fairfield, 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 the churches in Fairfield, 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 Fairfield:

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 Fairfield:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
203 259‑1598
E-mail: info@fairfieldhs.org

Fairfield Public Library
1080 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
E-mail: eref@fplct.org

Fairfield Woods Branch Library
1147 Fairfield Woods Road
Fairfield, CT 06825

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Fairfield:

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 Fairfield:

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 Fairfield 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.

Fairfield Town Clerk
611 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
E-mail: bbrowne@town.fairfield.ct.us

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns:Fairfield Co.: Bridgeport | Easton | Trumbull | Weston | Westport