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The USGenWeb Project Fairfield County, Connecticut

Vital Records
New Canaan Town Clerk
Town Hall, 77 Main Street, New Canaan, CT 06840
(203) 972-2323

Birth, marriage, death records: 1802-Present
Comments: Earlier birth, marriage, and death
records may be found in Stamford or Norwalk. Non-certified copies of birth, marriage, and death certificates aren't available.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Probate & Land Records
New Canaan Probate Office
Town Hall
77 Main Street, P.O Box 326, New Canaan, CT 06840-0326
(203) 972-7500

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 1:00 pm; 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm; Thursday-Friday, 9:00 am to to 5:00 pm.

Probate Records: June 1937 to Present
Note: New Canaan Probate records prior to June 1937 may be found at the Norwalk Probate office.

Cemeteries
Carter, Church Hill, Clinton, Crissey, Crissey-Young, Crissy, Hickok, Hoyt, Lakeview, New Richards, Old, Old Mather, Old Richards, Parade Ground, Park Street, Seely Stevens, Selleck's Corner, Silvermine, Smith, Stevens, Talmadge Hill, Valley Road, Waters, Weed, White Oak Shade, Young.

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

The Association of Gravestone Studies
30 Elm Street, Worcester MA 01609
(508) 831-7753


Libraries
New Canaan Library
151 Main Street, New Canaan, CT 06840 Fax: (203) 966-1985

Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. Friday and Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm., Sunday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. (During the Summer, closed Sundays.)

LDS Family History Center
682 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT 06840 (203) 966-1305
Hours: Thursday, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.


Historical Societies 
New Canaan Historical Society
13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan CT 06840
(203) 966-1776 Fax: (203) 972-5917
Contact: Marilyn T. O'Rourke, Librarian

Hours: Tuesday to Friday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm; Saturdays, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2 pm to 4:30 pm.

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


Newspapers
The Connecticut Post
410 State Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 330-6456
[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 Edition. Boston: NEHGS (1993)
[4] Bentley, Elizabeth Petty. The Genealogist's Address Book, 3rd Edition. Baltimore, MD (1995)

 

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