Putnam, Windham County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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 Putnam, 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 Putnam:

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 Putnam:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Aspinock Historical Society
206 School Street, Putnam, CT 06260
1-860-928-5312
E-Mail: fabcutler@att.net
Website

Putnam Public Library
225 Kennedy Drive
Putnam, CT 06260
(860) 963-6826
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Putnam:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Putnam Town Crier & Northeast Ledger

Norwich Bulletin

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 Putnam:

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 Putnam 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.

Putnam Town Clerk
126 Church Street
Putnam, CT 06260
(860) 963-6807
E-mail: [mailto: townclerkemail ]
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: