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Connecticut Research

Wondering about genealogy research in Connecticut? We have wonderful resources, some dating back to colonial days. Post questions and comments here.

Members: 132
Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2015

Discussion Forum


Started by Robyne Moran Dec 8, 2013.

Out-of-staters: How do you do your Connecticut research? 12 Replies

Started by Nora Galvin. Last reply by Marjorie Anne STEIN Dec 7, 2011.

Looking for help with court records in CT 5 Replies

Started by John Cass. Last reply by Janelle Bramble Apr 13, 2010.

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Comment by Nancy Eaton on July 12, 2009 at 6:32am
Ruby, have you been able to get to the State Library Barbour collection? I have Bennett's married into my Peck family from Milford area.
Comment by Barbara Bradley Petura on July 10, 2009 at 1:06pm
Primary surname being researched in Connecticut: Bradley. Surnames of wives being researched are Smith, Leaming, Stone, Parsons, Abernethy, Twitchell and Simons / Simmons / Simonds. Locations: Guilford, Middletown, Litchfield, Bantam, Bradleyville
Comment by Shirley Vildibill on July 10, 2009 at 1:01pm
Diana, My g-grandmother was Ellen Wixom though she was born in Texas. My Wixom men married women by the names....EPPERSON, TICHENOR and Ellen married John Newton Isham. Do any of those names ring a bell?
Comment by Diana on July 9, 2009 at 6:47pm
Surnames being searched in CT: Andrews, Bancroft, Bearce, Bearse, Bierce, Calkins, Cooke, Hough, Hyde, Knapp, Luce, Post, Read/Reed, Stacey/Stacy, Trott, Underwood, Wixom and Wright.
Comment by Nora Galvin on July 9, 2009 at 5:11pm
Hoyt is a common name in the area. They went back and forth between CT and eastern NY. I researched a family in the Silvermine section of Norwalk.
Comment by Michael Hait on July 9, 2009 at 5:06pm
Researching the HAIT/HOYT family (and allied families) in Stamford from 1640ish to 1825ish.
Comment by Patty Wilkowski on July 9, 2009 at 4:46pm
I had so much information that I got confused. I'll try to get back into it and see what my problems were
Comment by Nora Galvin on July 9, 2009 at 4:22pm
These are all old towns with lots of records. Have you had much luck?
Comment by Patty Wilkowski on July 9, 2009 at 4:20pm
I have been researching Hartford, Simsbury and Windsor and Case, Holcombe, Spencer and Woodruff.

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