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Ellington, Tolland County, Connecticut Genealogy

Brief HistoryEdit

CemeteriesEdit

Church RecordsEdit

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 Ellington, visit.

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

City DirectoriesEdit

Land RecordsEdit

In Connecticut, most land records are kept at the town level. The following are online land records for the town of Ellington:

Libraries and Historical SocietiesEdit

Ellington Historical Society
70 Main Street
PO Box 73
Ellington CT 06029
E-mail: genealogist@ellingtonhistsoc.org
E-mail: ellingtonhistoricalsociety@gmail.com
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Hall Memorial Library
93 Main Street
P.O. Box 280
Ellington, CT 06029
860-870-3160
E-mail: hallmlib@ellington-ct.gov
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MapsEdit

The following are online maps of the town of Ellington:

NewspapersEdit

Probate RecordsEdit

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Ellington:

Town HistoriesEdit

Town RecordsEdit

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 Ellington town records available online:

Town ClerkEdit

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Ellington Town Clerk
55 Main Street
Ellington, CT 06029
860-870-3105
E-mail: dmckeegan@ellington-ct.gov
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Vital RecordsEdit

BirthsEdit

MarriagesEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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