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===Cemeteries===
 
===Cemeteries===
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of West Hartford, 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/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://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Hartford%20County%2C%20Connecticut%22~&collection_id=2026973 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+West+Hartford+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=West+Hartford%2C+Hartford+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_23750 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#38 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=West%20Hartford,%20Hartford,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqParents=3779382&reqParentsLabel=Township&reqParentsType=378&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:West%20Hartford,%20Hartford,%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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*'''1923-1979''' [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 11:39, 29 August 2020

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of West Hartford, 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 West Hartford, 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 West Hartford:

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 West Hartford:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Connecticut Historical Society
One Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105
860 236-5621 X 228
860 236-2664
E-Mail:education_assistant@chs.org
Website

Hartford Public Library
500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
860-695-6300
E-Mail: contactus@hplct.org
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of West Hartford:

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 West Hartford:

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 West Hartford 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.

West Hartford Town Clerk
50 South Main Street, Room 313
West Hartford, CT 06107
860-561-7430
E-mail: Essie.Labrot@westhartfordct.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: