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Guide to Hartford County, Connecticut ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hartford County, Connecticut
Map
Map of Connecticut highlighting Hartford County
Location in the state of Connecticut, United States Genealogy
Facts
Founded May 10, 1666
County Seat Hartford
Courthouse
Address 95 Washington Street;
Hartford, CT 06103
Phone: 203.566.3170
Hartford County Website


County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

  • Named after Hertfordshire, England.

Hartford County, Connecticut Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1644 1644 1644 1649 1639 1635 1670
Statewide registration of births and deaths started in 1897. General compliance by 1915.

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

  • The County is located in the north central area of the state.[2]
  • City Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial and land records
  • Judge has probate records [3]
  • There is no county government.
  • The government is at the town level.

Hartford County, Connecticut[edit | edit source]

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Wikipedia has more about this subject: Hartford County, Connecticut

Towns Organized Before 1800:

  • Berlin 1785
  • Bristol 1785
  • Canton 1740
  • East Hartford 1783
  • East Windsor 1765
  • Enfield 1683
  • Framington 1645
  • Glastonbury 1693
  • Granby 1786
  • Hartford 1635
  • Hartland 1761
  • Simsbury 1670
  • Southington 1779
  • Suffield 1674
  • Wethersfield 1634
  • Windsor 1633

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Parent County: Created 10 May 1666, one of four original counties from the Colonial lands. [4]
  • County Seat: has none since 1960 and the county was created 1668.
  • 14 Oct 1751: The west part was taken to create Litchfield County.
  • 12 May 1726: The east part of the county was taken to form Windham County.
  • 2 May 1785: The southeast portion was taken to create Middlesex County

For animated maps illustrating Connecticut county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Connecticut County Boundary Maps" (1643-1960) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit Hometown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[5]

Cities
Towns
Villages
Census-designated places


History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Hartford County, Connecticut online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Connecticut Cemeteries for more information

 

Census[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1790 2,683
1800 3,523 31.3%
1810 3,955 12.3%
1820 4,726 19.5%
1830 7,074 49.7%
1840 9,468 33.8%
1850 17,966 89.8%
1860 29,152 62.3%
1870 37,180 27.5%
1880 42,015 13.0%
1890 53,230 26.7%
1900 79,850 50.0%
1910 98,915 23.9%
1920 138,036 39.6%
1930 164,072 18.9%
1940 166,267 1.3%
1950 177,397 6.7%
1960 162,178 −8.6%
1970 158,017 −2.6%
1980 136,392 −13.7%
1990 139,739 2.5%
2000 121,578 −13.0%
2010 124,775 2.6%
Source: Wikipedia.org".
  • United States. Congress (23rd, 1st session : 1833-1834). House of Representatives, Citizens of Hartford County, Ct., 1833 , (Signal Mountain, Tennessee : Mountain Press, [199-?]).  Includes index.  A memorial of citizens of Hartford County, in relation to the currency, addressed to Congress. Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.62 X4c.

For tips on accessing Hartford County, Connecticut Genealogy census records online, see: Connecticut Census.

Territory and State Census Records[edit | edit source]

Federal Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Connecticut Genealogy, Hartford County Church Records, (accessed 6 Mar 2011).  Includes church and vital records.
  • Linkpendium, Church Records, (accessed 7 Mar 2011).  Hartford County.
  • Hartford County Association of Universalists (Hartford County, Connecticut), Records, 1834-1867 , (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976).   Microfilm of original records.  Contains the constitution and minutes of meetings. From 1834-1836, the association was called the Connecticut Association of Universalists. Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1010151 Item 3.
  • Early records of Hartford, Connecticut land records, 1639-1688; vital records, 1644-1730; probate records, 1635-1750; plus genealogical notes and a manual of the first church in Hartford, (Bowie, Maryland : Heritage Books, c1995).   Online database can be downloaded on any computer at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN CD-ROM no. 98.


List of Churches and Church Parishes

Court Records[edit | edit source]

  • Connecticut. Court of Common Pleas (Hartford County), Index to naturalization petitions 1876-1906 (Hartford County, Connecticut - Court of Common Pleas), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2003).  Available at the Family History Library, A to Johanson, Frederick FHL US/CAN Film 2369652 Item 2, and Johanson, Frederick to Z - FHL US/CAN Film 2369653.
  • United States. Circuit Court and District Court, Index to naturalization records, 1926-1992, Hartford [Connecticut], (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2004).  Lists name, volume and page number. Some cards lists name, address, date of admission, petition number, name of court, and signature.  Listed in alphabetical order by surname.  Available at the Family History Library, 1st of 21 Films: FHL US/CAN Film 2370728.
  • Hartford County Connecticut Court Records Directory, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).
  • Connecticut. Probate Court (Hartford District), Probate Records, 1649-1932 , (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1949-1954, 1982).  Microfilm of original records in Hartford, Connecticut.  Hartford Probate District includes the towns of Hartford, Bloomfield, Glastonbury, Newington, Rocky Hill, West Hartford, Wethersfield, and Windsor Locks. Indexes are found within each volume. Volumes 2-6 contain also records of the county courts in Hartford County, sometimes called Quarter courts, Court of Magistrates, particular courts, special courts, etc.  Available at the Family History Library starting with, FHL HL US/CAN Film 4572. 52 microfilm reels, 35 mm.
  • Connecticut. Superior Court (Hartford County), Court expenses, 1814-1847 , (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1989).  Microfilm of original records in the Connecticut State Archives, Hartford.  Avaiable at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1638066 Item 2.
  • Ullmann, Helen Schatvet, Hartford County (Connecticut). County Court, Manwaring, Charles William 1829-1905Hartford County, Connecticut, county court minutes volumes 3 and 4, 1663-1687, 1697 , (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2005).  Includes fullname index. "This present volume is a transcription of the 'court side' of volumes 3 and 4 of the Hartford County, Connecticut, county court records. In the seventeenth century, Hartford County included the whole northern part of the state, most of the territory from which Litchfield, Middlesex, Windham and Tolland counties were formed. In the reverse of the books are probate records, wills and inventories abstracted many years ago by Charles William Manwaring"...Pref., p. [v].  Available at the Family History Library,FHL US/CAN 974.62 P29u.
  • Barbara B. Ferris and Grace Louise Knox, Connecticut divorces Superior Court records for the counties of Litchfield, 1752-1922 and Hartford 1740-1849 , (Bowie, Maryland : Heritage Books, c2000).  Includes index.  Available on the desktop at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN CD-ROM no. 2630 v. 2.

Directories[edit | edit source]

  • Linkpendium, Directories, Hartford County, (accessed 7 Mar 2011).
  • Price & Lee Company, Avon '(Hartford County, Conn.) city directory including Simsbury, East Granby, Granby, (New Haven [Connecticut] : Price & Lee Company, [196-?]-).   Available at the Family History Library,FHL US/CAN Book 974.62 E4pa.
  • Price & Lee Company, Hartford suburban (Hartford County, Conn.) city directory, (New Haven [Connecticut] : Price & Lee, [195-?]-).   Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.62 E4p.
  • Elihu Geer Sons, Hartford city directory including West Hartford and East Hartford, Connecticut, (Hartford [Connecticut] : Hartford Printing, 1837-).   Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.62 E4g.
  • Manchester Directory, (New Haven [Connecticut] : Price & Lee, 1931-). Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.62/M1 E4p.
  • Enfield (Connecticut) city directories, (Woodbridge, Connecticut : Research Publications, [199-?]). Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 2308486 Item 1, first of 3 films.
  • Hartford (Hartford County, Conn.) suburban directories, (Woodbridge, Connecticut : Primary Source Microfilm, [199-?]). Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 2308491 Item 1, first of 3 films.
  • The Greater Hartford directory including Hartford, East Hartford, West Hartford, Wethersfield, Windsor, Bloomfield, and Newington, (Hartford [Connecticut] : Hartford Printing Company, [19--]-). Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.62 E4ph.

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

African American[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

  • Lucius Barnes Barbour, Families of Early Hartford, Connecticut, (Baltimore : Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1982).   Includes index.  A database for this book can be found at Ancestry$, (accessed 9 August 2017), or WorldVitalRecords.com$, (accessed 4 Mar 2011).  It is also available online at Google Books, (accessed 4 Mar 2011).
  • Hartford County Genealogy 1,985 Hartford county genealogy record sources.
  • Dorothy Huggins Harding, The founder's monument at Hartford, Conn., our lines of descent from early settlers whose names are inscribed on it. Part II, the north face, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968).   Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 547077 Item 19.
  • Elmer I. Shepard, Elmer I. Shepard Collection Connecticut and Vermont family group records, ca. 1550-1900 , (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990).  The Shepard Collection represents the working files of Elmer I. Shepard. He gathered his material from a number of sources, both primary and secondary, and then combined it on 3 x 5 index cards, arranged by geographic location (county and town) and then by surname, listed under the heads of families.  Available at the Family History Library, 4 films starting with, FHL US/CAN Film 1684312 Items 12-19.
  • The Hart family of Wallingford, Connecticut and the Hollister family of Wethersfield and Glanstonbury, Connecticut, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2000).  ncludes pedigree information. Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1425172 Item 34.
  • Connecticut 1600s-1800s, ([S.l.] : Brøderbund, c2000).   Available on CD at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Access Window CD-ROM no. 9 pt. 515 v. 1, or FHL US/CAN Access Window CD-ROM no. 9 pt. 515 v. 2.
  • Wilder Smith and Gustavus F. Davis, Reminiscences of Gustavus Fellowes Davis, D.D., pastor First Baptist chu rch, Hartford, Connecticut, fifty years ago, (Hartford, Conn. : W. Smith, 1884 (167 p.))  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1321368 Item 5.

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Deeds, mortgages, releases, and other related documents were recorded by the town clerk and are at the town halls. Most are indexed by grantor and grantee. There is no statewide index.

The Family History Library and the Connecticut State Library have microfilm copies of many proprietors' and town records from the earliest years to the mid or late 1800s'. Some are as recent as the 1900s. They are listed in the FamilySearch Catalog under the name of the town.

  • Deeds USGenWeb CTArchives
  • Library of Congress. Geography and Map Division, Land ownership maps - Hartford County, Connecticut land ownership maps, 1855 and 1884 , (Washington, District of Columbia : Library of Congress, 1983).   Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Fiche 6079297 -6079298.
  • Tinmouth (Vermont). Proprietors' Clerk, Proprietors records, 1761-1809, (Montpelier, Vermont : Vermont Public Records Division, 1973).  Microfilm of original records filmed at Tinmouth, Vermont.  Contains deeds and land surveys. Also includes land records from various counties in Connecticut. Includes charter book which contains a copy of the 1761 Tinmouth charter and minutes of proprietors meetings.  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN 944196 Item 4 and 6.
  • 1639-1688 - Early records of Hartford, Connecticut land records, 1639-1688; vital records, 1644-1730; probate records, 1635-1750; plus genealogical notes and a manual of the first church in Hartford, (Bowie, Maryland : Heritage Books, c1995).   Available on the desktop at the Family History LIbrary, FHL US/CAN CD-ROM no. 98.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Online County Histories

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

American Revolution[edit | edit source]

  • Richard Harvey Phelps, Newgate of Connecticut; its original and early history. Being a full description of the famous and wonderful Simsbury mines and caverns, and the prison built over them. To which is added a relation of all the incidents, insurrections, and massacres, connected with their use as a prison for the Tories during the revolution .... An illustrated description of the state prison at Wethersfield, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 19).  Available online at Google Books, (accessed 7 Mar 2011).  Also available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 528763 Item 1.

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Service men from Hartford County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Most of the men in the following companies were from Hartford County.

  1. 1st Regiment, Connecticut Heavy Artillery - Company A, C, K and L.
  2. 1st Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Infantry Company A, B, C, G and Rifle Company A and B.
  3. 1st Squadron, Connecticut Cavalry
  4. 3rd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Rifle Company A and E.
  5. 8th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company B
  6. 14th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company F
  7. 16th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company D, F and K.
  8. 20th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company E
  9. 21st Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company B
  10. 22nd Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I.
  11. 24th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company E
  12. 25th Regiment, Connecticut Infantry - Company C, E and I.

The 1890 Census Veterans Schedules for the Hartford County Hospital are available on roll 118 of "Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War" (NARA M123). The schedules list veterans and their widows who served as Union soldiers in the Civil War. For more information on the 1890 Veterans Schedules see Union Census Records.

World War I and World War II[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

  • Connecticut. Superior Court (Harford County), Naturalization testimony, v. 1-3, 1868-1898 (Hartford County, Connecticut), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983).   Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1320430 Items 3-5.
  • Connecticut. Court of Common Pleas (Hartford County), Declarations of intention, v. 1-3, 1876-1906; index to declarations, 1876-1904 , (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983).  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1320430 Items 6-9.
  • Connecticut. Court of Common Pleas (Hartford County), Naturalization testimony, 1876-1903 (Hartford County, Connecticut, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983). Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1320430 Item 11, and FHL US/CAN Film 1320431 Items 1-5.
  • Connecticut. County Court and Superior Court, (Hartford County), Naturalization records, 1834-1906 (Hartford County, Connecticut), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983).  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1319703.  (11 films)
  • Connecticut. City Court (Hartford), Naturalization record book, 1876-1876 , (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1984).  Contains petitions for naturalization for persons from the city of Hartford, or nearby towns of Hartford and Tolland counties.  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1398567 Item 5.
  • Connecticut. Court of Common Pleas (Hartford County), Naturalization records, 1876-1906; index to naturalization, 1876-1903 (Hartford County, Connecticut), (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1983).  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 1320430 Item 10.
  • United States. Circuit Court and District Court, (Connecticut District), Naturalization records (Hartford County, Connecticut), 1906-1945 NARA, RG21, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2007-2008).  The petitions are listed as 'Petition for Naturalization' or 'Petition for Citizenship'.  Includes index.  Includes declaration of intention, petition for naturalization, and petition for citizenship.  Available at the Family History Library, Vault US/CAN Film 2429794 Item 1. (110 films)
  • Connecticut. City Court (New Britain) and Connecticut. Superior Court (Hartford County), Naturalization records (New Britain, Connecticut), 1917-1939 NARA, RG21, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 2008).  Includes index at the front of each volume. Available at the Family History Library, Vault US/CAN Film 2430055 Item 1. (17 films)

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

The records are kept at district courts. The County government does not exist. Not every town has a court. Some are included in a district making up from 1 to 5 towns. The Districts are: Avon, Berlin, Bristol, Burlington, Canton, East Granby, East Hartford, East Windsor, Enfield, Farmington, Granby, Hartford, Hartland, Manchester, Marlborough, Plainville, Simsbury, Southington, Suffield, and Windsor.

Connecticut State Library, Research Guide to Connecticut Probate Records.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

  • Charles William Manwaring, A digest of the early Connecticut probate records, (Hartford [Connecticut] : R.S. Peck & Company, 1904-1906).  Includes indexes.  Contents: v. 1. Hartford District, 1635-1700. -- v. 2. Hartford District, 1700-1729. -- v. 3. Hartford District, 1729-1750.
  1. Volume 1 is available online at Google Books, (accessed 8 Mar 2011), Internet Archives, (accessed 8 Mar 2011). 
  2. Volume 2 is available online at Internet Archives, (accessed 8 Mar 2011). 
  3. Volume 3 is available online at Internet Archives, (accessed 8 Mar 2011).
  4. All three volumes are available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Book 974.6 P2m, and Volume 1: FHL US/CAN Film 873816 Item 1. Volume 2: FHL US/CAN Film 599296 Item 2. Volume 3: FHL US/CAN Film 873816 Item 2.
  • General index to probate files, Hartford Probate District, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1958).  An index to Hartford District probate files deposited in the Connecticut State Library, Dec. 27, 1944, Jan. 4, 1949.  Available at the Family History Library, FHL US/CAN Film 166067. (11 films)

Online Probate Records

School Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

See also How to order Connecticut Vital Records

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

  • Connecticut. Superior Court (Hartford County), Divorce Papers, 1725-1849 , (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1989).  Microfilm of original records in the Connecticut State Archives, Hartford.  Records are arranged in rough alphabetical order.  Available at the Family History Library, 5 films starting with, FHL US/CAN Film 1637917 Item 2.

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance, free access to center-only databases, and to premium genealogical websites.
FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries have access to most center-only databases, but may not always have full services normally provided by a family history center.

Local Centers and Libraries

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Avon Historical Society
PO Box 448
Avon, CT 06001-0448
860-678-7621
E-mail: info@avonhistoricalsociety.org
Website

Avon Public Library
281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001
860-673-9712
E-mail: avonref@avonctlibrary.info
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Berlin Historical Society
305 Main Street
PO Box 8192
Kensington, CT 06037
(860) 828-5114
E-mail: berlincthistorical@gmail.com
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Website

Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT 06037
860-828-7125
E-mail: library@berlinpeck.org
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Bloomfield Public Library
E-mail: askbplct@gmail.com
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Bristol Historical Society
98 Summer Street
Bristol, Connecticut 06010
860-583-6309
E-mail: President@BristolHistoricalSociety.org
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Bristol Public Library
5 High Street
Bristol, CT 06010
860-584-7787
E-mail: bristollibrary@bristolct.gov
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Burlington Historical Society
781 George Washington Turnpike
P.O. Box 1215
Burlington, CT 06013
(860) 673-3815
E-mail: info@burlington-history.org
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Burlington Public Library
34 Library Lane
Burlington, CT 06013
(860) 673-3331
E-mail: info@burlingtonctlibrary.org
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Canton Historical Museum
11 Front Street
Canton, CT 06019
860-693-2793
E-mail:Library@CantonMuseum.org
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Canton Public Library
40 Dyer Avenue
Canton, CT 06019
860-693-5800
E-mail: smccusker@townofcantonct.org
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Connecticut Historical Society
One Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105
860 236-5621 X 228
860 236-2664
E-Mail:education_assistant@chs.org
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East Granby Historical Society
P.O. Box 188
East Granby, CT 06026
860-653-2866
E-Mail:moodynancy@att.net
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East Granby Public Library
24 Center Street
East Granby, CT 06026
(860) 653-3002
E-mail: eastgranbylibrary@egpl.org
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East Hartford Public Library - Raymond Library
840 Main Street
East Hartford, CT 06108
(860) 290-4330
E-mail: smorgan@easthartfordct.gov
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The East Windsor Historical Society
115 Scantic Road
East Windsor, CT., 06088
E-mail: eastwindsorhistory@gmail.com
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Enfield Historical Society
P.O. Box 586
Enfield, CT 06083 USA
860.745.1729
E-mail: questions@enfieldhistoricalsociety.org
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Enfield Public Library
There are two branch locations
E-mail: librarydirector@enfield.org
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The Farmington Historical Society
138 Main St
P.O. Box 1645
Farmington, CT 06034
(860) 678-1645
E-mail: info@fhs-ct.org
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Farmington Libraries
860-673-6791
E-mail: flref@farmingtonlibraries.org
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Granby Public Library
15 North Granby Road
Granby, CT 06035
(860) 844-5275
E-mail: https://www.granby-ct.gov/user/1673/contact
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Hartland Historical Society
P.O. Box 221
East Hartland, CT 06027
(860) 379-9722
E-mail: HartlandHistoricalSociety@gmail.com
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Hartford Public Library
500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
860-695-6300
E-mail: contactus@hplct.org
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The Hartland Library
61 Center Street
West Hartland, CT 06091
(860) 238-4400
E-mail: hartlandlib@hotmail.com
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Historical Society of East Hartford
PO Box 380166
East Hartford, Ct., 06138-0166
307 Burnside Ave
East Hartford, CT 06108
860-528-0716
E-mail: hseh@hseh.org
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The Historical Society of Glastonbury
P.O. Box 46
Glastonbury, CT 06033
1944 Main St.
Glastonbury, CT 06033
860-633-6890
FAX: 860-633-6890
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Lucy Robbins Welles Library
95 Cedar Street
Newington, CT 06111
860-665-8700
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The Library Association of Warehouse Point
107 Main Street
East Windsor, CT 06088
(860) 623 - 5482
E-mail: [at libraryconnection.info lhiller [at] libraryconnection.info]
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Manchester Historical Society, Genealogy Group
175 Pine Street
Manchester, CT
860-647-9983/860-528-3122
E-Mail: krismiller13@cox.net
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Manchester Public Library- Mary Cheney Library
586 Main Street
Manchester, CT 06040
860-643-2471
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Milford Historical Society
24 High Street
Milford, CT 06460
203-874-2664
Website

Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Ave
Milford, CT 06460
(203) 783-3290

New Britain Public Library<br? 20 High St.
New Britain, CT 06051
(860)224-3155 ext. 125
E-Mail:bpllhr@netscape.net
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Newington Historical Society
679 Willard Avenue
Newington, Connecticut 06111
(860) 666-7118
E-mail: NGTNheritage@aol.com
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Plainville Historical Society
29 Pierce Street
Plainville, CT 06062
860-747-6577
E-Mail: plvhistorical@gmail.com
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Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast, Inc.
8 Lyle Road
New Britain, CT 06053-2104
860-229-8873
E-mail:pgsctne@yahoo.com
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Richmond Memorial Library
15 School Drive
Marlborough, CT 06447
860-295-6210
E-mail: amuscaro@richmondlibrary.info
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Rocky Hill Historical Society
P.O. Box 185
785 Old Main Street
Rocky Hill, CT 06067​
(860) 563-6704
E-Mail: infoRHhistory@gmail.com
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Salmon Brook Historical Society
208 Salmon Brook St
Granby, CT 06035
(860) 653-9713
E-mail: Salmonbrookhistoricalsociety@gmail.com
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Simsbury Historical Society
800 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, CT 06070
860-658-2500
E-mail:archives@simsburyhistory.org
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South Windsor Historical Society
771 Main St.
South Windsor, CT 06074
860-291-9958
E-Mail: rivard.brian071@gmail.com
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Southington Historical Society
239 Main Street
Southington, CT 06489
860-621-4811
E-Mail: history06489@gmail.com
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Suffield Historical Society
PO Box 893
Suffield, CT 06078-0893
(860) 668-5256
E-Mail:ArtSikes@aol.com
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The Genealogical and Research Library
Old Academy Bldg
150 Main Street
Wethersfield, Connecticut 06109
860 529-7656
E-Mail: society@wethhist.org
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Wethersfield Historical Society
150 Main Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109
860 529-7656
FAX 860 563-2609
E-Mail:society@wethersfieldhistory.org
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Windsor Historical Society
96 Palisado Avenue
Windsor, CT 06095
860-688-3813
E-Mail: bgoodwin@windsorhistoricalsociety.org
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Windsor Locks Historical Society
P.O. Box 733
Noden-Reed Museum
58 West Street
Windsor Locks, CT 06096
860-627-9212
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Wintonbury Historical Society
P.O. Box 7454
Bloomfield, CT 06002
860-243-1531
E-Mail: research@bloomfieldcthistory.org
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  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hartford County, Connecticut . Page 113 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 104-110.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Hartford County," in Wikipedia:the Free Encyclopedia,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford_County,_Connecticut 04/27/2017.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Hartford County, Connecticut, p.113.
  4. WorldCat 50140092 FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  5. Wikipedia contributors,"Hartford County, Connecticut," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartford_County%2C_Connecticut, accessed 29 September 2018.