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===Cemeteries===
 
===Cemeteries===
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Torrington, 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=Torrington%2C%20Litchfield%20County%2C%20Connecticut&f.collectionId=2026973&count=20&offset=0&m.defaultFacets=on&m.queryRequireDefault=on&m.facetNestCollectionInCategory=onBillion Graves Index at FamilySearch]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/ct/litchfield.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|482864|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Torrington+Litchfield+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=Torrington%2C+Litchfield+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_23702 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#35 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=Torrington,%20Litchfield,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqParents=3779494&reqParentsLabel=Township&reqParentsType=378&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:Torrington,%20Litchfield,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
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===Church Records===
 
===Church Records===
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===City Directories===
 
===City Directories===
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*'''1893-1967''' [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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====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===

Latest revision as of 11:55, 29 August 2020

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Torrington, 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 Torrington, 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 Torrington:

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 Torrington:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Torrington Historical Society
192 Main Street
Torrington, CT 06790
860 482-8260
E-Mail: mark@torringtonhistoricalsociety.org
Website

Torrington Library
12 Daycoeton Place
Torrington, CT 06790
860.489.6684
E-Mail: info@torringtonlibrary.org
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Torrington:

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 Torrington:

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 Torrington 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.

Torrington Town Clerk
140 Main Street, First Floor
Torrington, CT 06790
(860) 489-2236
E-mail: city_clerk@torringtonct.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: