Connecticut Genealogy

New Haven County GenWeb Continued

New Haven County Resources
Towns of New Haven County
New Haven County Surname Pages
Additional Resources, Links and Newsgroups

New Haven County Queries

Please feel free to post a short query for people who lived in New Haven County.

Guidelines:

  1. Keep your query short ... 2 or 3 lines in length ... abbreviate where possible
  2. Do not use upper case for your entire message, just surnames
  3. It is assumed that if you post a query here, the person you are looking for was in New Haven County
  4. For query to be posted, you must include county name, your name, and your email

Not sure which county the town you are looking for is located in?

New Haven County, CT Query Forum
to post a query - search this county - or search the nation

Please Note that above is a new query system which will index your query on a national level.
If you have posted a message before 1998, you may wish to resubmit your query.

Queries Feb-May 97 Queries June-July 97
Queries Aug-Oct 97 Queries Nov-Dec 97

Search Gene Stark's Index of Names for all GenWeb Sites

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RootsWeb Connecticut Surnames Search

Surname:

Also be sure to check:
  1. Search the USGenWeb Project Archives
  2. Gene Stark's Index of Names for all GenWeb Sites

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New Haven County Surname Pages

If you have a web page for your New Haven County ancestry and would like to have it included in this section, please e-mail me the URL of your ancestry information, surname list to be included (New Haven Co. names only), and state that you would like me to add this link to the New Haven Family Ancestry section.

If you do not have a web page but would like to receive email queries re your surname (again, New Haven Co. names only), please email me the surname of your ancester and state that you would like to be added to the New Haven Family Ancestry section.

Reunions

Web Pages

E-Mail Only

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Additional Resources and Links

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - Connecticut includes the following:

  • General Resource Sites
  • Government & Cities
  • History & Culture
  • Libraries, Archives & Museums
  • Locality Specific
  • Mailing Lists, Newsgroups & Chat
  • Maps, Gazetteers & Geographical
  • Information
  • Military
  • Newspapers
  • People & Families
  • Professional Researchers, Volunteers & Other Research Services
  • Publications, Software & Supplies
  • Queries, Message Boards & Surname Lists
  • Records: Census, Cemeteries, Land, Obituaries, Personal, Taxes and Vital
  • Religion & Churches
  • Societies & Groups
  • USGenWeb Project

Genealogy Collections outside Litchfield County:

  • LDS Family History Center, Racebrook Rd, Route 114, Woodbridge, 203-387-2012
  • Bridgeport Public Library, 925 Broad St (census, passenger lists, Barbour & Hale collects)
  • CT State Library & Archives, 231 Capital Ave, Hartford (census, probate, gravestone, vital, land, military) 203-566-3692
  • Watkinson/Trinity College Library, 300 Summit St, Hartford (British & local history, parish records) 203-297-2268
  • Godfrey Memorial Library, 134 Newfield St, Middletown (includes many sources used by Publishers of the American Genalogical Biographical Index) ... they have a wonderful collection and spent the afternoon there on my last trip East!
  • Simsbury Genealogical & Historical Research Library, 749 Hopmeadow St (extensive collection of CT histories) 203-658-5382
  • Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave, Southport (large book collection) 203-259-0346
  • Ferguson Library, 1 Public Library Plaza, Stamford (large book collection) 203-964-1000
  • Windsor Historical Society, 96 Palisado Ave (genealogy research library) 203-688-3813
Just type in New Haven County, Connecticut and you will get links to many digitized books on New Haven County.

Figuring out Family Relationships - are they cousins or cousins once removed?

Search the USGenWeb-Search.Us files.

The LostCousins website has a unique system that identifies living relatives who share the same ancestors automatically, confidentially, and with close to 100% accuracy.

Genealogy LookUp Forum is a web site of volunteers who will do various types of look ups in many states such as Birth, Death, Census, Cemetery, Marriage, and obituaries.

African American research links:

  • AfriGeneas - African Ancestored Genealogy, the web's premier African American genealogy destination. Transcriptions, databases, message boards, chats and much, much more. African American Cemeteries Online"> - The oldest and largest African American cemetery transcription site. (formerly a subdomain of prairiebluff.com).

    The Tombstone Transcription Project - volunteers are transcribing tombstone inscriptions throughout the U.S. and are archiving these here as part of the U.S.GenWeb Project.

    Joseph Melvin Leonard Camp No.168 "New England Camp" Sons of Spanish American War Veterans.

    Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution

    Orthodox Church in America - Parishes, Institutions, and Monasteries in Connecticut.

    Pension List, 1820 ... a searchable program from Lineages, Inc.

    The Attic is where I store numerous other genealogical links, including searchable databases.

    Karen's List of Connecticut Resources includes the ROOTS-L Databases and Files and the ability to do a search of Connecticut Surnames in the Roots Surname List.

    The Ancestry site contains several searchable databases, including Early CT Marriages Prior to 1800 and Appendices of The Real Founders of New England. If you cannot connect to this site right away, be patient, this site receives alot of traffic.

    Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles

    Historical Societies of CT

    The Genealogy Exchange Connecticut Page has a ton of material including Marriage indexes and other records.

    Early Governors of Connecticut from 1639-1797

    WPA Life Histories are first person accounts of life in Connecticut.

    American Life Histories from the American Memory Library of Congress contains first person life accounts compiled by the WPA in 1936-1940.

    AncientFaces is the visual genealogy website that has thousands of old photos visitors are sharing for free. We also offer a military section just for military photos that contains hundreds of photos covering multiple wars.

    CT Newspapers On-Line

    CT Maps

    There are numerous Newsgroups (Lists) that are available for those with e-mail. Newsgroups are primarily developed so that members can exchange, discuss, or post a query relating to that particular newsgroup, be it surname or area related. Listed below are just a few of those available.

     

    Name Description
    Roots-L best known list; to subscribe send e-mail to roots-l-request@rootsweb.com (that's a small L, not a one) - in body say subscribe, nothing else.
    GenConnecticut mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in Connecticut. Mailing address for postings is genconnecticut-l@rootsweb.com - To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message (turn off signature) to genconnecticut-l-request@rootsweb.com (for mail mode) or genconnecticut-d-request@rootsweb.com (for digest mode).
    New Haven County, Connecticut Rootsweb mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in New Haven County. - To subscribe send email to CTNEWHAV-L-request@rootsweb.com and as the only text in the body of a message (turn off signature) subscribe
    New Haven County, Connecticut mailing list for anyone with a genealogical or historical interest in New Haven County. - To subscribe send email to majordomo@listserv.northwest.com and as the only text in the body of a message (turn off signature) subscribe new-haven-ct-digest
    Northeast-Roots-L for those researching their ancestry in Connecticut, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Mailing address for postings is northeast-roots-l@listserv.indiana.edu - To subscribe send the following to listserv@listserv.indiana.edu - SUB NORTHEAST-ROOTS-L firstname lastname (turn off signature)
    Surname-Query mailing list for queries on specific surname searches. Mailing address for postings is surname-query-l@rootsweb.com - To subscribe send the word "subscribe" (without the quotes) as the only text in the body of a message (turn off signature) to surname-query-l-request@rootsweb.com (mail mode) or surname-query-d-request@rootsweb.com (digest mode).
    Newsgroup List State, Area, or Surname Newsgroups
    GENCMP-L genealogy computer group; to subscribe send e-mail to listserv@mail.eWorld.com - in body say subscribe GENCMP-L firstname lastname, nothing else.
    Dick Eastman's newsletter Not a newsgroup, but a newsletter that is published weekly and contains all the latest news in the genealogy world. For those without Internet connections, there is no charge to receive it by e-mail. To subscribe, send an e-mail to: subscribe@rootscomputing.com

     

    For those of you who have a computer and modem, but no Internet access, and would like to have e-mail ... Juno offers free e-mail software to various markets (you connect through a local access number). To request a copy, please e-mail your name and address to signup@juno.com or call them at 1-800-654-5866.

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