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===Brief History===
  
=== Brief History  ===
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===Cemeteries===
  
=== Historical Data  ===
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Rocky Hill, Connecticut''' online and in print</center>
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</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=Rocky%20Hill%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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* [https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Rocky+Hill+Hartford+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=Rocky+Hill%2C+Hartford+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_23583 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#29 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=Rocky%20Hill,%20Hartford,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqParents=3779453&reqParentsLabel=Town&reqParentsType=376&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:Rocky%20Hill,%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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=== Town Histories  ===
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===Church Records===
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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. <br><br>
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To see the churches in Rocky Hill, visit. [https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=3779453&reqParentsLabel=Rocky%20Hill%2C%20Hartford%2C%20Connecticut%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=376&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]<br><br>
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Many Connecticut churches have deposited their records at the [[Connecticut State Library|Connecticut State Library]]. The following are church records available online for the town of Rocky Hill:<br><br>
  
=== Vital Records  ===
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===City Directories===
  
=== Probate Records ===
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===Land Records===
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In Connecticut, most land records are kept at the town level. The following are online land records for the town of Rocky Hill:
  
=== City Directories  ===
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===Libraries and Historical Societies===
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'''Cora J. Belden Library'''<br>33 Church St.<br>Rocky Hill, CT 06067<br>860-258-7621<br>[https://www.rockyhillct.gov/library/index.php Website]<br>
  
=== Maps  ===
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'''Rocky Hill Historical Society'''<br>P.O. Box 185<br>785 Old Main Street<br>Rocky Hill, CT 06067​<br>(860) 563-6704<br>E-Mail: [mailto:infoRHhistory@gmail.com infoRHhistory@gmail.com]<br>[http://www.rhhistory.org/ Website]<br>
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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===Maps===
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The following are online maps of the town of Rocky Hill:
  
=== Churches  ===
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===Newspapers===
  
=== Land Records ===
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===Probate Records===
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In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Rocky Hill:
  
=== Town Records  ===
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===Town Histories===
  
=== Newspapers  ===
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===Town Records===
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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:
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    <li>Births</li>
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    <li>Marriages</li>
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    <li>Deaths</li>
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    <li>Burials</li>
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    <li>Cemetery records</li>
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    <li>Appointments</li>
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    <li>Earmarks</li>
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    <li>Estrays (stray animals)</li>
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    <li>Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)</li>
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    <li>Land records</li>
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    <li>Mortgages</li>
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    <li>Name changes</li>
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    <li>Care of the poor</li>
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    <li>School records</li>
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    <li>Surveys</li>
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    <li>Tax lists</li>
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    <li>Town meeting minutes</li>
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    <li>Voter registrations</li>
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    <li>Warning outs (of town)</li>
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The following are Rocky Hill town records available online:
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*'''1764-1854''' : {{FHL|469971|title-id|disp=Records of marriages, deaths, and baptisms, 1764-1854}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1847-1915''' : {{FHL|469973|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1847-1915}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
  
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
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====Town Clerk====
 
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The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.<br><br>
=== References ===
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'''Rocky Hill Town Clerk'''<br>761 Old Main St.<br>Rocky Hill, CT<br>860-258-2705<br> E-mail: [mailto:townclerk@rockyhillct.gov townclerk@rockyhillct.gov]<br>[https://www.rockyhillct.gov/departments/town_clerk/index.php Website]<br>
  
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===Vital Records===
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====Births====
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*'''1639-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2448938|Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941}} — index
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1764-1854''' : {{FHL|469971|title-id|disp=Records of marriages, deaths, and baptisms, 1764-1854}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1847-1915''' : {{FHL|469973|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1847-1915}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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====Marriages====
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1764-1854''' : {{FHL|469971|title-id|disp=Records of marriages, deaths, and baptisms, 1764-1854}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1847-1915''' : {{FHL|469973|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1847-1915}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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====Deaths====
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2448941|Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1764-1854''' : {{FHL|469971|title-id|disp=Records of marriages, deaths, and baptisms, 1764-1854}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1847-1915''' : {{FHL|469973|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1847-1915}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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===References===
 
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Revision as of 10:07, 2 February 2021

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Rocky Hill, 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 Rocky Hill, 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 Rocky Hill:

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 Rocky Hill:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Cora J. Belden Library
33 Church St.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
860-258-7621
Website

Rocky Hill Historical Society
P.O. Box 185
785 Old Main Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067​
(860) 563-6704
E-Mail: infoRHhistory@gmail.com
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Rocky Hill:

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 Rocky Hill:

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 Rocky Hill 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.

Rocky Hill Town Clerk
761 Old Main St.
Rocky Hill, CT
860-258-2705
E-mail: townclerk@rockyhillct.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: