Kent, Litchfield 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 Kent, visit.

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

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 Kent:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

The Kent Historical Society
PO Box 651
10 Studio Hill Road
Kent, CT 06757
860-927-4587
E-Mail: info@kenthistoricalsociety.org
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Kent Memorial Library
32 North Main Street
PO Box 127
Kent, CT 06757
860.927.3761
E-mail: kmlinfo@biblio.org
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Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Kent:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

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 Kent:

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 Kent 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.

Kent Town Clerk
PO Box 843
TOWN, CT ZIP CODE
Kent, CT 06757
E-mail: townclerk@townofkentct.org
https://www.townofkentct.org/town-clerk

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: