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Organized May 1851 from Middletown

(Prior to 1851, it was called Middletown Upper Houses)

Online complete text of the Middletown Upper Houses (now Cromwell), 1908:

"A HISTORY OF THE NORTH SOCIETY OF MIDDLE- 
TOWN, CONNECTICUT, FROM 1650 TO 1800, WITH
GENEALOGICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL CHAPTERS
ON EARLY FAMILIES AND A FULL GENEALOGY
OF THE RANNEY FAMILY

By

CHARLES COLLARD ADAMS, M. A."
There are a total of 28 families represented. They are the BULKELEY, BUTLER, CLARK, DOOLITTLE, EDWARDS, EELLS, GAYLORD, GRIDLEY, HALL, HUBBARD, HURLBURT, KEITH, KELSEY, KIRBY, L'HOMMEDIEU, PROUT, RILEY, SAGE, SAVAGE, SHEPARD, SMITH, STOCKING, STOW, TREAT, WARNER, WHITE, WILCOX, and WILLIAMS families.  


Town of Cromwell website

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CEMETERY RECORDS AND CEMETERIES
NAME ADDRESS
Old Burying Ground
2 Timber Hill Road
Kelsey Cemetery North Road
Old Center (or East) Cemetery 24 Hillside Road
New Center Cemetery "Off Center"
Northwest Cemetery U.S. 52
Quary Cemetery Ranney Street
Riverside Cemetery (Not Located)
West Cemetery 29 Hillside Road


CHURCH RECORDS

BAPTIST CHURCH (FORMERLY MIDDLETOWN SECOND), Minutes, 1802-1920

Vital Records, 1802-1877. (CSL, LDS)

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. Vital Records, 1715-1875. (CSL, LDS)

Card Index, 1715-1875. (CSL)

SECOND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. Marriages, 1738-1800. Bailey

2:87-98, 3:169-170.

Hildreth, Homer Wesky. HISTORY OF THE FIRST CHURCH IN CROMWELL

1715-1915. Middletown: James D. Young Press, 1915. 65 p.

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

Cromwell Historical Society, Inc., 395 Main Street  Cromwell, Connecticut 06416
Telephone (860)635-0501
Email: Cromwellhistory@aol.com
U.S. Mail: Post Office Box 146, Cromwell, Connecticut 06416


Society of Middletown First Settlers Descendants


LIBRARIES

Belden Library Association, 346 Main Street, 06416 (860) 635-4433

Connecticut State Library


PROBATE RECORDS

CROMWELL is in the Middletown Probate District

VITAL RECORDS 


Town Clerk, 5 West Street, 06416. (860) 635-5454.

The Town Clerk's earliest birth record is 2 September 1850, marriage record 30 May 1852, and death record 5 August 1850. 


D'Addezio.com Connecticut Vital Records Search


PUBLISHED WORKS AND OTHER RECORDS

Adams, Charles Collard. Middletown Upper Houses; A History of the North Society of Middletown.. 1650 to 1800 with Genealogical and

Biographical Chapters on Early Families and a Full Genealogy of the Raney Family. N.Y.: Grafton Press, 1908. 847 p.

Dudley, Myron Samuel. HISTORY OF CROMWELL. Middletown: Constitution Office, 1880. 36 p.

The History and Architecture of Cromwell, Judith E. Johnson, William H. Tabor. The Greater Middletown Preservation Trust, Middletown, Connecticut. 1980.

 


Last updated: 20130122.  Maintained as of 20090907 by Tom Bombaci, Jr., Grants, NM