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WELCOME to The CTGenWeb Project

Connecticut History and Genealogy 



Connecticut, the "Nutmeg State," is one of the thirteen original States.  From east to west it extends about ninety-five miles, from north to south about sixty miles. It is bounded on the north by Massachusetts, on the east by Rhode Island, on the south by Long Island Sound, and on the west by New York.   Read a brief early History of Connecticut.
 
We hope you will find plenty of great information to assist in your genealogy research.  All of us here at CTGenWeb are volunteers with special connections to this state, although most of us do not live in Connecticut. County Coordinators may not be in a position to answer questions about your family research, but we hope to make this journey fun and informative for you.  There are many ways that you can contribute to the success of this project.  If you have information to share, please contact the appropriate County Coordinator or State Coordinator.  You'll find more about making a contribution   HERE.

The USGenWeb Project
was established in 1996 by a group of genealogists who shared a desire to create online centers for genealogical research. Each of our literally thousands of web sites have been created and are maintained by volunteers. Some of the offerings you're likely to see in these diverse and creative sites include query boards, listings of local sources for records, county and state histories, online genealogy books, research tips, maps, and links to helpful internet resources. You'll even find transcribed records online, accessible for free from the comfort of your home. Our Special Projects, such as the nationally-recognized Tombstone Project, assist in the effort to gather these record transcriptions. The USGenWeb Archives are a major repository of data, which is provided by helpful contributors - people just like you!

 
Pat Sabin, State Coordinator
newlondon@patsabin.com
Alternate: patricia.sabin@comcast.net

Jim Rothgeb, Assistant State Coordinator
jrothgeb@snet.net


COUNTY SITES & COORDINATORS

COUNTY
ESTABLISHED
COORDINATOR
Fairfield County
1666
Maureen Mead

Hartford County
1666
Adoptable
Info on Adopting
Litchfield County
1761
Adoptable
Info on Adopting
Middlesex County
1785
From portions of Hartford & New London Counties

Lynn Tooley

New Haven County
1666
Pat Sabin

New London County
1666
Pat Sabin

Tolland County
1785 Lynn Tooley


Windham County

1726


Julie Middleton


Note that in 1960 the responsibilities of government agencies were transferred from the counties to the towns.  On the CTGenWeb site, you will find county wide information as well as contact information for Town Clerks.

CTGenWeb
The CTGenWeb Project
Welcomes Enthusiastic Volunteers!


Please read "How You May Contribute to the CTGenWeb Project"  to determine if being a County Coordinator, or a Contributor, would be a better fit for you.  If you have any questions, please contact the State Coordinator or any County Coordinator.




GOOGLE SITE SEARCH FOR CTGENWEB  - Type your query below




IMPORTANT LINKS FOR RESEARCHERS & VOLUNTEERS

Helpful Links - Connecticut Genealogy Volunteer Information
 How You May Contribute to the CTGenWeb Project
The USGenWeb Project USGenWeb Project Approved Logos

USGenWeb Archives USGenWeb Project Copyright Policy

USGenWeb Archives - Connecticut Files WorldGenWeb Project

Look-Up Volunteers - Connecticut (Various Topics) Queries at RootsWeb - Connecticut Counties

USGenWeb Obituary Project
USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project

Other USGenWeb Special Projects

Historic Connecticut Newspapers Online
Connecticut Professional Genealogists Council, Inc Professional Genealogists in CT (fee based services)

Connecticut Town Clerks - Link to .pdf file
at ctgov.org
Map of Connecticut showing Town Locations & boundaries - .pdf file at ctgov.org

Additional New Data On This Site:

Connecticut Obituaries (A Few Obits from Several Towns)New


Connecticut Vintage Postcard ImagesNew





Connecticut local government was transferred from the counties to the towns in 1960.
If you are new to CT Genealogy, you may want to read the article linked below.


http://www.ask.com/wiki/Local_government_in_Connecticut





CONNECTICUT MAP SHOWING COUNTY BOUNDARIES


Connecticut Map 1824
1824 Map of Connecticut  is from the USGenWeb Map Project

Early History of Connecticut



NEIGHBORING STATES

New York       Rhode Island      Massachusetts




Patricia Sabin, State Coordinator (2014-2016)
E-Mail:    newlondon@patsabin.com
Alt E-Mail: patricia.sabin@comcast.net
Please put "CTGenWeb" in your subject line



Jim Rothgeb, Assistant State Coordinator (2014-2016)
E-Mail: jrothgeb@snet.net



The Connecticut GenWeb Project (CTGenWeb) would not be the fine project
  it is without the hard work and talent of the County and Local Coordinators,
and the unfailing dedication of these past State Coordinators:
    • Maureen Mead,  State Coordinator - 2008-2014
    • George Waller,   State Coordinator - 2001-2008
    • Jim Rothgeb,     State Coordinator - 1996-2001

Thank you for your service!


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