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Connecticut, United States Genealogy

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

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Connecticut Information

Connecticut became the fifth state admitted to the United States in January 9, 1788. Connecticut was created from Connecticut Territory and is located in the northeast region of the United States.[1] The capital is Hartford and there are 8 counties in Connecticut. [2]

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Getting Started with Connecticut Research

Links to articles on getting started with Connecticut research.

Connecticut Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Connecticut research.

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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

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Extinct or Lost Areas: Dominion of New England Genealogy · Long Island · Massachusetts Bay Colony Genealogy · New Netherland Genealogy · Western Reserve · Westmoreland

Connecticut Migration Routes

FamilySearch Resources

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Additional Resources


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Connecticut" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at (accessed 15 March 2016).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 1 Nov 2016.