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===Cemeteries===
 
===Cemeteries===
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Manchester, Connecticut''' online and in print</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/cohartford/cemindex.htm CTGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/hartford/hartford-cem.htm CTGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://usgwtombstones.org/connecticut/hartford.html Tombstone Project]
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* [https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?q.deathLikePlace=Manchester%2C%20Hartford%20County%2C%20Connecticut&f.collectionId=2026973&count=20&offset=0&m.defaultFacets=on&m.queryRequireDefault=on&m.facetNestCollectionInCategory=on Billion Graves Index at FamilySearch]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/ct/hartford.htm CT Interment]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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* {{FHL|486223|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Hartford+Connecticut&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the Town'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/search?cemetery-name=&cemetery-loc=Manchester%2C+Hartford+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_23335 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Connecticut&cemetery_county=Hartford&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
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* [https://www.accessgenealogy.com/connecticut-genealogy Cemetery Records by Access Genealogy]
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* [http://www.hale-collection.com/hartford.htm Charles R Hale Collection]
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* [https://ldsgenealogy.com/CT/Hartford-County-Cemetery-Records.htm#21 Hartford County CT Cemetery Records]
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* [http://genealogytrails.com/conn/hartford/cemeteries.html Hartford County, Connecticut Genealogy and History by GenealogyTrails]
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* [http://www.linkpendium.com/hartford-ct-genealogy/cem/ Hartford County, Connecticut by Linkpendium]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?includeIsParent=true&primaryText=Manchester,%20Hartford,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqParents=3779602&reqParentsLabel=Village&reqParentsType=391&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:Manchester,%20Hartford,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Connecticut Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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===Church Records===
 
===Church Records===
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===City Directories===
 
===City Directories===
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*'''1888-1983''' [https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/2469/ U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995] at [https://www.ancestry.com/search/ Ancestry] ($) - index and images, ''some years may be missing''
  
 
===Land Records===
 
===Land Records===
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===Probate Records===
 
===Probate Records===
 
In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Manchester:
 
In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Manchester:
 
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*'''1850-1916''' : {{FHL|320506|title-id|disp=Probate records, 1850-1916}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
===Town Histories===
 
===Town Histories===
  
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The following are Manchester town records available online:
 
The following are Manchester town records available online:
 
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*'''1847-1901''' : {{FHL|657783|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, deaths, 1847-1901}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
====Town Clerk====
 
====Town Clerk====
 
The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.<br><br>
 
The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.<br><br>
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*'''1639-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2448938|Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941}} at FamilySearch — index
 
*'''1639-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2448938|Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941}} at FamilySearch — index
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
 
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*'''1847-1901''' : {{FHL|657783|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, deaths, 1847-1901}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
====Marriages====
 
====Marriages====
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
 
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*'''1847-1901''' : {{FHL|657783|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, deaths, 1847-1901}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
====Deaths====
 
====Deaths====
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2448941|Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955}} at FamilySearch — index
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2448941|Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955}} at FamilySearch — index
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
 
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*'''1847-1901''' : {{FHL|657783|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, deaths, 1847-1901}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
===References===
 
===References===
 
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Latest revision as of 08:54, 21 October 2020

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Manchester, 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 Manchester, 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 Manchester:

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 Manchester:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Manchester Historical Society, Genealogy Group
175 Pine Street
Manchester, CT
860-647-9983/860-528-3122
E-Mail: krismiller13@cox.net
Website

Manchester Public Library- Mary Cheney Library
586 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040
860-643-2471
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Manchester:

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 Manchester:

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 Manchester 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.

Manchester Town Clerk
41 Center St
Manchester, CT 06040
860-647-3037
E-mail: <jcampose@manchesterct.gov>;
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: