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===Cemeteries===
 
===Cemeteries===
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Monroe, 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/cofairfield/pages/cemetery/cemetery_index.htm CTGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#cemetery CTGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://usgwtombstones.org/connecticut/fairfield.html Tombstone Project]
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* [https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?q.deathLikePlace=Monroe%2C%20Fairfield%20County%2C%20Connecticut&f.collectionId=2026973&offset=0&m.defaultFacets=on&m.queryRequireDefault=on&m.facetNestCollectionInCategory=on&count=20 Billion Graves Index at FamilySearch]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/ct/fairfield.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|528909|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+monroe+Fairfield+Connecticut&qt=results_page 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=Monroe%2C+Fairfield+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_23387 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Connecticut&cemetery_county=Fairfield&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
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* [https://accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/fairfield-county-connecticut-cemetery-records.htm Cemetery Records by Access Genealogy]
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* [http://www.hale-collection.com/info-monroe.htm Charles R Hale Collection]
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* [https://ldsgenealogy.com/CT/Fairfield-County-Cemetery-Records.htm#12  Monroe CT Cemetery Records]
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* [http://genealogytrails.com/conn/fairfield/cemeteries.htm by GenealogyTrails]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?focusedId=3779498  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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===Libraries and Historical Societies===
 
===Libraries and Historical Societies===
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'''Monroe Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 212<br>Monroe, CT 06468<br>203-261-1383<br> E-mail: [mailto:society@monroecthistory.org  society@monroecthistory.org]<br>[http://monroecthistory.org/ Website]
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'''Edith Wheeler Memorial Library'''<br>733 Monroe Turnpike<br>Monroe, CT 06468<br>203 452-2850<br> E-mail: [mailto:lrhyins@ewml.org  lrhyins@ewml.org]<br>[http://www.ewml.org/about/contact/ Website]
  
 
===Maps===
 
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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 Monroe:
 
In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Monroe:
 
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*'''1782-1917''' : {{FHL|338993|title-id|disp=Probate records, 1782-1917}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1840-1916''' : {{FHL|383462|title-id|disp=Probate records, 1840-1916}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
===Town Histories===
 
===Town Histories===
  
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The following are Monroe town records available online:
 
The following are Monroe town records available online:
 
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*'''1847-1901''' : {{FHL|511347|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and 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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'''Monroe Town Clerk'''<br>Monroe Town Hall - Room 201
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7 Fan Hill Road<br>Monroe, CT 06468<br>(203) 452-2811<br> E-mail: [mailto:vstone@monroect.org <vstone@monroect.org>;]<br>[http://www.monroect.org/TownClerk Website]<br>
  
 
===Vital Records===
 
===Vital Records===
 
====Births====
 
====Births====
 
*'''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
 
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1847-1901''' : {{FHL|511347|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1847-1901}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
====Marriages====
 
====Marriages====
 
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1847-1901''' : {{FHL|511347|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and 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
 
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1847-1901''' : {{FHL|511347|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1847-1901}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
===References===
 
===References===
 
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Latest revision as of 13:37, 24 March 2021

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Monroe, 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 Monroe, 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 Monroe:

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 Monroe:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Monroe Historical Society
PO Box 212
Monroe, CT 06468
203-261-1383
E-mail: society@monroecthistory.org
Website

Edith Wheeler Memorial Library
733 Monroe Turnpike
Monroe, CT 06468
203 452-2850
E-mail: lrhyins@ewml.org
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Monroe:

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 Monroe:

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 Monroe 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.

Monroe Town Clerk
Monroe Town Hall - Room 201 7 Fan Hill Road
Monroe, CT 06468
(203) 452-2811
E-mail: <vstone@monroect.org>;
Website

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.: Easton | Newtown | Shelton | Trumbull | New Haven Co.: Oxford