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Cornwall Free Library

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Litchfield County Connecticut Archives
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Goshen Family
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Goshen, CT 06756
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Amity & Woodbridge Historical Society, Inc.

Barkhamsted
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Pleasant Valley, CT

Gaylordsville
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Hartland Historical
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Litchfield Historical Society

New Milford
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Old Bethlem Historical Society, Inc.




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Litchfield County Connecticut Genealogy & Family History Resources
Cities, Towns & Villages: Bantam, Barkhamsted, Bethlehem, Bridgewater, Canaan, Colebrook, Cornwall, Gaylordsville, Goshen, Harwinton, Kent, Litchfield, Morris, New Hartford, New Milford, New Preston, Norfolk, North Canaan, NW Harwinton, Oakville, Plymouth, Roxbury, Salisbury, Sharon, South Kent, Terryville, Thomaston, Torrington, Warren, Washington, Watertown, Winchester, Winstead, Woodbury
Click here for a complete list of cities, towns & villages

Established: October 9, 1751 (6th County)
Parent County: Fairfield, Hartford, New Haven
County Seat: Litchfield (1751-1960)

Adjacent Counties (Connecticut): Hartford, New Haven, Fairfield
Adjacent Counties (Massachussetts): Berkshire, Hampden
Adjacent Counties (New York): Dutchess, Columbia

Name Origin: Litchfield County is named for a location in England where many of the new county's original settlers emigrated from.

 
  Birth, Death, Marriage, & Divorce Records

  • Litchfield County Connecticut Vital Records
    Litchfield County Clerk
    P.O. Box 247
    Litchfield, CT 06759
    Phone: (203) 567-0885
  • Note: County governments were abolished in 1960 in Connecticut and the only local government consists of cities and towns, with exception of the judicial & state marshall system.

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  Census, Voter and Tax Records
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  Obituary & Newspaper Articles
  • Obituraries - Torrington, Connecticut
    Torrington.Homestead.com
    Obituary Listings taken from the Register-Citizen Newspaper, Torrington, CT. The Register-Citizen has been published since1890 serving the Torrington - Winsted area.
  • Obituary Collection
    This database is a compilation of obituaries published in U.S. newspapers, collected from various online sources. ~ Ancestry.com
  • Read Historic Newspapers Online
    Read history as it was happening in more than 16 million pages from over 1000 different newspapers across the US, U.K. and Canada dating back to the 1700's. ~ Ancestry.com
  Immigration & Naturalization Records
  • Litchfield County, Connecticut Migrations Project
    They came for a season, they left and went where? Why did they go and who went with them? So many questions about the migrations of our ancestors.
  • Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
    Updated annually, this database is an index to passengers who arrived in United States and Canadian ports from the 1500s through the 1900s. It contains listings of approximately 4,588,000 individuals and references thousands of different records compiled from everything from original passenger lists to personal diaries. For each individual listed, you may find the following information: name, age, year and place of arrival, and the source of the record.
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  City & Farm Directories
  Genealogy & Family History Resources
  Biographies, Correspondence & Diaries
  Occupations, Education & Institutions
  • Search School Records
    Searchable indexes; database results and some digitized images available with fee-based subscription
    Ancestry.com ~ Free Trial Available
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  History & Culture
  Museums & Historical Places
  Miscellaneous Resources



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