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===Cemeteries===
 
===Cemeteries===
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Thomaston, 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/colitchfield/ CTGENWEB]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/lichfeld.html#cemetery CTGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/connecticut/litchfield.html Tombstone Project]
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* [https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?q.deathLikePlace=Thomaston%2C%20Litchfield%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/litchfield.htm CT Interment]
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* [https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Litchfield+Connecticut&qt=notfound_page&search=Search WorldCat]
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/search?cemetery-name=&cemetery-loc=Thomaston%2C+Litchfield+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_23691 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Connecticut&cemetery_county=Litchfield&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
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* [https://accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/litchfield-county-connecticut-cemetery-records.htm Cemetery Records by Access Genealogy]
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* [http://www.hale-collection.com/litchfield.htm Charles R Hale Collection]
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* [https://ldsgenealogy.com/CT/Litchfield-County-Cemetery-Records.htm#34 Litchfield County Cemetery Records]
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* [http://genealogytrails.com/conn/litchfield/cemeteries.html Litchfield County Genealogy and History by GenealogyTrails]
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* [http://www.linkpendium.com/litchfield-ct-genealogy/cem/ Litchfield County by Linkpendium]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?includeIsParent=true&primaryText=Thomaston,%20Litchfield,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqParents=3779484&reqParentsLabel=Township&reqParentsType=378&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:Thomaston,%20Litchfield,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
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===Church Records===
 
===Church 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 Thomaston:
 
In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Thomaston:
 
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*'''1882-1921''' : {{FHL|497935|title-id|disp=Probate records, 1882-1921}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
===Town Histories===
 
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The following are Thomaston town records available online:
 
The following are Thomaston town records available online:
 
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*'''1875-1912''' : {{FHL|538950|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1875-1912}} 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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'''Thomaston Town Clerk'''<br>158 Main Street, Level 3<br>Thomaston, CT 06787<br>(860) 283-4141<br> E-mail: [mailto:cdupont@thomastonct.org  cdupont@thomastonct.org]<br>[http://www.thomastonct.org/content/161/212/default.aspx Website]<br>
  
 
===Vital Records===
 
===Vital Records===
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*'''1639-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2448938|Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941}} — index
 
*'''1639-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2448938|Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941}} — 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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*'''1875-1912''' : {{FHL|538950|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1875-1912}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
====Marriages====
 
====Marriages====
 
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*'''1875-1912''' : {{FHL|538950|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1875-1912}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
====Deaths====
 
====Deaths====
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2448941|Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955}} — index
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2448941|Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955}} — index
 
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*'''1875-1912''' : {{FHL|538950|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1875-1912}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
===References===
 
===References===
 
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Latest revision as of 13:48, 24 March 2021

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Thomaston, 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 Thomaston, 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 Thomaston:

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 Thomaston:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Thomaston Historical Society
158 Main Street
Thomaston, CT 06787
(860) 283-2159
Website

Thomaston Public Library
248 Main Street
Thomaston, CT 06787
860-283-4339
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Thomaston:

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 Thomaston:

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 Thomaston 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.

Thomaston Town Clerk
158 Main Street, Level 3
Thomaston, CT 06787
(860) 283-4141
E-mail: cdupont@thomastonct.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: