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===Cemeteries===
 
===Cemeteries===
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Somers, Connecticut''' online and in print</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~cttollan/cemeteries/index.htm CTGENWEB]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/tolland.html#cemeteries CTGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/connecticut/tolland.html Tombstone Project]
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* [https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?q.deathLikePlace=Somers%2C%20Tolland%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/tolland.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|331470|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Tolland+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=Somers%2C+Tolland+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_23632 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Connecticut&cemetery_county=Tolland&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
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* [https://accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/tolland-county-connecticut-cemetery-records.htm Cemetery Records by Access Genealogy]
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* [http://www.hale-collection.com/tolland.htm Charles R Hale Collection]
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* [https://ldsgenealogy.com/CT/Tolland-County-Cemetery-Records.htm#15 Tolland County Cemetery Records]
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* [http://genealogytrails.com/conn/tolland/cemeteries.htm Tolland County Genealogy and History by GenealogyTrails]
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* [http://www.linkpendium.com/tolland-ct-genealogy/cem/ Tolland County by Linkpendium]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?includeIsParent=true&primaryText=Somers,%20Tolland,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqParents=3779965&reqParentsLabel=Town&reqParentsType=376&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:Somers,%20Tolland,%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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====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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'''Somers Town Clerk'''<br>600 Main Street<br>Somers, CT  06071<br>860.763.8207<br> E-mail: [mailto:alogan@somersct.gov  alogan@somersct.gov]<br>[https://www.somersct.gov/town-departments/town-clerk/ Website]<br>
  
 
===Vital Records===
 
===Vital Records===
 
====Births====
 
====Births====
 
*'''1639-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2448938|Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941}} — index
 
*'''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
  
 
====Marriages====
 
====Marriages====
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
  
 
====Deaths====
 
====Deaths====
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2448941|Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955}} — index
 
*'''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
  
 
===References===
 
===References===

Revision as of 09:52, 16 September 2020

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Somers, 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 Somers, 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 Somers:

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 Somers:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Somers Public Library
2 Vision Boulevard
Somers, CT 06071
860-763-3501
E-Mail: jmmiller@biblio.org
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Somers:

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 Somers:

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 Somers 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.

Somers Town Clerk
600 Main Street
Somers, CT 06071
860.763.8207
E-mail: alogan@somersct.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: