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Norfolk, Fairfield County, Connecticut Genealogy

Brief HistoryEdit

CemeteriesEdit

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

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 Norfolk, visit. FamilySearch Places

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

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 Norfolk:

Libraries and Historical SocietiesEdit

Norfolk Historical Society
13 Village Green
P.O. Box 288
Norfolk, CT 06058
860-542-5761
E-mail: info@norfolkhistoricalsociety.org
Website

The Norfolk Library
9 Greenwoods Rd East
P.O. Box 605
Norfolk, CT 06058
(860) 542-5075
E-mail: norfolkdirector@biblio.org
Website

MapsEdit

The following are online maps of the town of Norfolk:

NewspapersEdit

Probate RecordsEdit

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

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 Norfolk 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.

Norfolk Town Clerk
P.O. Box 552 19 Maple Avenue
Norfolk CT 06058
860-542-5679
E-mail: Townclerk@norfolkct.org
Website

Vital RecordsEdit

BirthsEdit

MarriagesEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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