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Wilton, Fairfield Co., CT


Vital Records


Wilton Town Clerk,
B. Ragognetti
Town Hall
238 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897
(203) 563-0106

Birth : 1802-Present
Marriage : 1802-Present
Death : 1802-Present
Comments: Birth marriage and death records prior to 1835 may be found in Norwalk. Non-certified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates are not available.

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.


Probate Land Records


Wilton Probate Office
125 East Avenue
PO Box 2009
Norwalk, CT 06852-2009

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

Probate Records: May 1802-Present Comments: Earlier probate records may be found in the Fairfield or Stamford Probate Offices.

The Connecticut State Library

  • has received most probate records prior to 1850. Pre-1850 records are also available on microfilm.
  • 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.

Cemeteries


  • Bald Hill
  • Beers
  • Comstock
  • Davis
  • DeForest
  • Hillside
  • Joe's Hill
  • Old
  • Ruscoe
  • Sharp's Hill
  • St. Matthew's
  • Zion Hill

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, phone (413) 722-0836


Historical Societies


Wilton Historical Society
249 Danbury Road
Wilton, CT 06897
(203) 762-7257

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


Libraries


Wilton Public Library

137 Old Ridgefield Road
Wilton, CT 06897
(203) 762-3950

Hours:
Mon, Fri., 10:00am-6:00pm
Tues-Thurs, 10:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm (Sept. - June)

Newspapers


The Connecticut Post

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

Westport Online News

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 Edition. Boston: NEHGS (1993) [4] Baldwin, Thomas and Thomas, J., M.D. A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo Co. 1854


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