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State Resources — Connecticut

Updated: August 2002

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document Vital Records

Certified copies are not available from State Office. Requests must be submitted to town where event occurred.

Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

Call (860) 509-789 for information on record lookup fees.
Write to:
410 Capitol Ave., 1st Floor
Hartford, CT 06134

A photocopy of picture identification must be submitted with any request for a birth certificate.

Divorce Records

Applicant must contact Clerk of Superior Court in the county where dthe ivorce was granted. State office does not have divorce decrees and cannot issue certified copies.

book State Archives and Libraries

They currently have original diaries, pre-colonial to 1850 transcripts of town vital records, church records, probate records, land records (pre-colonial to 1900), a large selection of family history books, rosters from various wars, index to naturalization for all of New England, maps and photos, cemetery records, tax records, court records, censuses from 1790 to 1850, and a card file on veterans' deaths and places of burial.

Call (860) 757-6500. Hours: Monday-Friday 9:30-5:00, closed Saturday, Sunday, and all state holidays.
Write to:
Connecticut State Library
History and Genealogy Unit
231 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106

 Local Genealogical Societies

Write to:
Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc.
175 Maple Street, East Hartford (location)
P.O. Box 435 (mailing address)
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Telephone: (860) 569-0002
  Publication: The Connecticut Nutmegger, Connecticut Society of Genealogists Newsletter

  The Stamford Historical Society
1508 High Ridge Rd.
Stamford, CT 06903
Telephone: (203) 329-1183
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