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Bolton is a small rural town in [[Tolland County, Connecticut Genealogy|Tolland County]], [[Connecticut, United States Genealogy|Connecticut]], United States. It is primarily residential, with an economy made up primarily of small businesses. Bolton was incorporated in October 1720 and is governed by town meeting.  
 
Bolton is a small rural town in [[Tolland County, Connecticut Genealogy|Tolland County]], [[Connecticut, United States Genealogy|Connecticut]], United States. It is primarily residential, with an economy made up primarily of small businesses. Bolton was incorporated in October 1720 and is governed by town meeting.  
 
===Cemeteries===
 
===Cemeteries===
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Bolton, Connecticut''' online and in print</center>
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~cttollan/cemeteries/index.htm CTGENWEB]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/tolland.html#cemeteries CTGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/connecticut/tolland.html Tombstone Project]
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* [https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?q.deathLikePlace=Bolton%2C%20Tolland%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/tolland.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|331470|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Bolton+Tolland+Connecticut&qt=notfound_page&search=Search 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=Bolton%2C+Tolland+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_23002 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Connecticut&cemetery_county=Tolland&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
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* [https://accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/tolland-county-connecticut-cemetery-records.htm Cemetery Records by Access Genealogy]
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* [http://www.hale-collection.com/tolland.htm Charles R Hale Collection]
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* [https://ldsgenealogy.com/CT/Tolland-County-Cemetery-Records.htm#3 Tolland County Cemetery Records]
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* [http://genealogytrails.com/conn/tolland/cemeteries.htm Tolland County Genealogy and History by GenealogyTrails]
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* [http://www.linkpendium.com/tolland-ct-genealogy/cem/ Tolland County by Linkpendium]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?includeIsParent=true&primaryText=Bolton,%20Tolland,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqParents=3779631&reqParentsLabel=Town&reqParentsType=376&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:Bolton,%20Tolland,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Connecticut Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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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 records are included in [[Andover, Connecticut|Andover]] Probate District. The following are online probate records for the town of Bolton:
 
In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The records are included in [[Andover, Connecticut|Andover]] Probate District. The following are online probate records for the town of Bolton:
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*'''1789-1924''' : {{FHL|359163|title-id|disp=Probate records, 1789-1924}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
  
 
===Town Histories===
 
===Town Histories===
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The following are Bolton town records available online:
 
The following are Bolton town records available online:
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*'''1704-1855''' : {{FHL|544605|title-id|disp=Town records, v. 1-2, 1704-1855}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1799-1880''' : {{FHL|701567|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1799-1880}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1852-1908''' : {{FHL|701571|title-id|disp=Records of births and deaths, 1852-1908}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
  
 
====Town Clerk====
 
====Town Clerk====
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*'''1639-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2448938|Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941}} at FamilySearch — index
 
*'''1639-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2448938|Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941}} at FamilySearch — 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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*'''1704-1855''' : {{FHL|544605|title-id|disp=Town records, v. 1-2, 1704-1855}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1799-1880''' : {{FHL|701567|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1799-1880}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1852-1908''' : {{FHL|701571|title-id|disp=Records of births and deaths, 1852-1908}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
  
 
====Marriages====
 
====Marriages====
 
*'''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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*'''1704-1855''' : {{FHL|544605|title-id|disp=Town records, v. 1-2, 1704-1855}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1799-1880''' : {{FHL|701567|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1799-1880}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1852-1908''' : {{FHL|701571|title-id|disp=Records of births and deaths, 1852-1908}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
  
 
====Deaths====
 
====Deaths====
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2448941|Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955}} at FamilySearch — index
 
*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2448941|Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955}} at FamilySearch — 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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*'''1704-1855''' : {{FHL|544605|title-id|disp=Town records, v. 1-2, 1704-1855}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1799-1880''' : {{FHL|701567|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1799-1880}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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*'''1852-1908''' : {{FHL|701571|title-id|disp=Records of births and deaths, 1852-1908}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
  
 
===References===
 
===References===

Latest revision as of 09:59, 25 September 2020

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Bolton is a small rural town in Tolland County, Connecticut, United States. It is primarily residential, with an economy made up primarily of small businesses. Bolton was incorporated in October 1720 and is governed by town meeting.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Bolton, 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 Bolton, visit.

Many Connecticut churches have deposited their records at the Connecticut State Library. The following are church records available online for the town of Bolton:

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 Bolton:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Bolton Historical Society
Bolton, CT 06043.
E-Mail: historian@boltoncthistory.org
Website

Bentley Memorial Library
206 Bolton Center Road
Bolton, CT 06043
(860) 646-7349
E-mail: bentley@biblio.org
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Bolton:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The records are included in Andover Probate District. The following are online probate records for the town of Bolton:

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 Bolton 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.

Bolton Town Clerk
222 Bolton Center Road
Bolton, CT 06043
860-649-8066 x 6106
E-mail: ewaters@boltonct.org
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]