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The USGenWeb Project Fairfield County, Connecticut

Vital Records
Westport Town Clerk
110 Myrtle Avenue, PO Box 549, Westport, CT 06881
(203) 226-8311
 

Birth : 1835-Present
Marriage : 1835-Present
Death : 1835-Present
Comments: Birth marriage and death records prior to 1835 may be searched in Fairfield, Norwalk or Weston.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Connecticut State Library

CT State Records at LDS Family History Centers

Westport records that are available through the LDS Family History Centers


Probate & Land Records
Westport Probate Office
110 Myrtle Avenue
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 226-8311
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 4:30 pm.
 
Probate Records: May 1835-Present.
Comments: Earlier probate records may be found in the Norwalk or Fairfield.

Probate records, 1835-1928  Connecticut. Probate Court (Westport District) Available through the LDS Family History Library.
9 microfilm reels:
Probate records v. 1 1835-1847 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1480153 ]
Probate records v. 2-3,6-7(p.1-110) 1847-1881 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1480154 ]
Probate records v. 7(p.110-end) 1881-1901 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1480155 ]
Probate records v. 8-9,11(p.1-500) 1860-1905 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1480156 ]
Probate records v. 11(p.500-end)-13 1883-1909 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1480157 ]
Probate records v. 16,19 1890-1904 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1480158 ]
Probate records v. 20-22,26(p.1-620) 1900- 1928 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1480159 ]
Probate records v. 26(p.620-end),28 1912-1916 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1480160 ]
Probate records v. 1-2 1835-1854 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 6255 ]

Land records, 1835-1909  Westport (Connecticut). Town Clerk. Available through the LDS Family History Library. 11 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. Most volumes individually indexed. Some volumes were divided into two volumes with the same volume number when they were rebound.
Land records, v. 1-2 1835-1877 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 6256 ]
Land records, v. 3-4 1840-1849 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 6257 ]
Land records, v. 5 1847-1854 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 6258 ]
Land records, v. 6-8(p.161) 1850-1860 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1491377 ]
Land records, v. 8(p.160)-10(p.361) 1860-1875 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1491378 ]
Land records, v. 10(p.360)-12(p.441) 1866-1874 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1491379 ]
Land records, v. 12(p.440)-14 1874-1884 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1491380 ]
Land records, v. 16-18(p.161) 1880-1889 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1491381 ]
Land records, v. 18(p.160)-20(p.141) 1886-1901 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1491382 ]
Land records, v. 20(p.140)-22(p.371) 1890-1903 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1491383 ]
Land records, v. 22(p.370)-23 1898-1909 -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1491384 ]

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.

An Internet Map of Westport


Cemeteries

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

The Association of Gravestone Studies
278 Main Street, Suite 207, Greenfield, MA 01301 (413) 722-0836


Libraries
Westport Library
20 Jessup
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 452-5197


Hours: Monday-Tuesday, 9:00am to 9:00pm
Wednesday, 9:00am to 6:00pm
Monday-Tuesday, 9:00am to 9:00pm
Thursday, 9:00am to 9:00pm
Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
/Sunday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Historical Societies
Westport Historical Society
25 Avery Place, Westport, CT 06880
(203) 222-1424
voice: (203) 222-1424
fax: (203) 221-0981
email: wheeler@whsoc.com

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


Newspapers

[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] Baldwin, Thomas and Thomas, J., M.D. A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States. Phila.: Lippincott, Grambo & Co. 1854


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