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Vital Records

Fairfield Vital Records from Barbour--1639 to 1854. Transcribed by Coralynn Brown.

A | B | C | D-E-F | G | H | I-J-K | L | M | N-O | P-R | S | T-V | W-Z

Fairfield Town Clerk
Betsy Browne
Old Town Hall, 611 Old Post Road,
Fairfield, CT 06430 203-256-3090


Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. (Please call for Summer hours.)
Birth: 1851-Present. Request form online: http://www.fairfieldct.org/birthcertificate.htm
Marriage: 1851-Present. Request form online: http://www.fairfieldct.org/marriagelicense.htm
Death: 1851-Present. Request form online: http://www.fairfieldct.org/deathcertificate.htm

Comments: Vital Records (birth, marriage, death) prior to 1851 may be found in the State Archives in Hartford. Non-certified copies of birth, death, marriage certificates are not available.


Probate & Land Records

Fairfield Probate Office
Independence Hall,
Fairfield, CT 06836-2540
(203) 256-3041          

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. (Please call for Summer Hours.)
Probate Records: June 1666 to Present

  • The Connecticut State Library has received most Probate records prior to 1850. Pre-1850 records are also available on microfilm.
  • The Connecticut State Library has microfilm of copies of deeds, mortgages, releases and related records to about 1900. Grantor and grantee indexes are available, but there is no statewide index.

Cemetery Records
  • Addath Israel
  • Congregation B'Nai B'Rith
  • Congregation Rodeph Shalom
  • East Greenfield Hill
  • Hebrew Association
  • Jewish
  • Lawncroft
  • Loyalty
  • Oak Lawn
  • Old
  • Part 1
  • Part 2

NOTE: If you have cemetery or funeral home records from any of the cemeteries or funeral homes of Fairfield, and would like to share these with the Fairfield County USGenWeb Project, please e-mail the CTFAIRFI Town Coordinator. Thank you!


The Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions (1600's to 1930's) available through The Connecticut State Library

The Association for Gravestone Studies
278 Main Street, Suite 207
Greenfield, Massachusetts 01301
(413) 772-0836


Libraries

Fairfield Public Library
1080 Old Post Road,
Fairfield, CT 06430
(203) 256-3160

Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm; Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, (Closed Sundays during Summer.)
(203) 256-3155

The Pequot Library
720 Pequot Avenue, Southport, CT  06490
(203) 259-0346
Contact Genealogist, Rod MacKenzie at: mackenzie@pequotlibrary.org


Historical Societies

The Fairfield Museum and History Center(FMHC)
Email: info@fairfieldhs.org
370 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT, 06824
(203) 259-1598

Hours:

Monday-Friday 10:00-4:00PM; Saturday and Sunday 12:00-4:00PM.

The library is open Wednesday-Friday 10:00-4:00PM; Saturday and Sunday 12:00-4:00PM.
Appointments are required.
Contact: Rod MacKenzie at rmackenzie@fairfieldhs.org

Connecticut Society of Genealogists
PO Box 435, Glastonbury, CT 06033-0435
(203) 569-0002


Newspapers

The Connecticut Post
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410 State Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 330-6456

Bridgeport News (weekly)
Hometown Publications, 6515 Main St., P.O. Box 293
Trumbull, CT 06111

Other CT Newspapers


Sources:

[1] Hurd, D. Hamilton. History of Fairfield County, Connecticut. Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis & Co. (1881)
[2] Morrison, Betty Jean. Connecting to Connecticut. East Hartford: CT Society of Genealogists (1995)
[3] Lindberg, Marcia Wiswall. Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research. 3rd Ed. Boston: NEHGS (1993)


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