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BATES
6 Jul 2010,  Robert Webler,  web325@crocker.com
John Martin BATES, a ward of Ebenezer BACKUS, was a Hessian soldier deserter "hired" by BACKUS in the fall of 1783, but took ill and died in the fall of 1785. I have seen records pertaining to this saga at the State Library. In those records, it is mentioned that BACKUS paid for the burial of BATES. I seek evidence of that burial in Windham or possibly Norwich. Thank you for your kind attention.


LADD
17 Mar 2010,  Marilyn (Ladd) Osterhout,  marilynosterhout@comcast.net

John LADD He was born Feb 23, 1808 in Windham, Conn. Looking for his parents names and other family members. Thank you very much!


STACHURA
11 Aug 2009,  Holly Stahecki,  HStahec@commerceinsurance.com

Hello there! I am looking for the obituary and cemetary location for my great grandfather, Adam STACHURA (this is correct spelling). Last name may also be found under STAHURA. Date of death 2/19/1965. Born around 1891. All I know is that he was living in Willimantic and died there. If you could help me out in any way or point me in the right direction that would be great. Thank you so much for your help!


HALL
21 Dec 2008,  Vivian A. Brooks,  brooks.vivian@sbcglobal.net

Looking for marriage record of Alice Lathrop HALL and Cortland (or Courtland R. DARROW, c.1899. Thank you.


GOODRICH
25 Jun 2007,  Pam Cavaliere,  pcavaliere@comcast.net
I am looking for birth confirmation and any family of my great-great grandmother Maria Chloe GOODRICH, born April 5, 1812. This is all the information that I have of her being in Windham, CT. (She married Thomas MOORE on 21 Nov 1830 in Windsor, Hartford, CT.)


ELDERKIN
21 Jun 2005,  Stan Martin,  martinstan@sbcglobal.net
One of my ancestry lines leads to Sarah ELDERKIN of Windham. The family record I have shows Sarah being born on Aug 8, 1779 and says she was a Mayflower descendant. I am trying to pursue that claim to see if there is any legitimate documentation of such. On the LDS site I have found her parents listed as Alfred and Sarah Brown ELDERKIN. I would appreciate any information you might have on this family.


COUCH
8 Jun 2005,  Elnora Chambers,  elnorach@adelphia.net
I'm looking for an obituary for Marjorie U. COUCH; maiden name USHER; death date 28 Sept 2000; death place Windham, Windham Co., CT; and birth date 17 July 1924. If anyone can help, I'd be so grateful! Thank you.


MANNING
6 Jun 2005,  Eric Hillendahl,  eh1921@sbc.com
MANNING, Alfred (b. 16 Dec 1782 in Windham Twp, Windham County, CT, d. 6 Oct 1845 in Batesville, Independence Co., Ark). married Aurelia STRONG (b. 24 Apr 1788, in Poultney Twp, Rutland County, VT.) on 19 Sep 1809 (in either Poultney, Vermont, or Knox County, Ohio). Alfred and Aurelia (STRONG) MANNING had 8 children (all born in Knox County, Ohio, between 1810 – 1830). I can provide their names if it would be helpful. I have found the following information about Alfred MANNING (on the internet). Barbour Collection Connecticut Vital Records, Windham County, CT, Births, Marriages, Deaths 1692 – 1850 Town of Windham "MANNING: Alfred, s. Joel & Abigail, b. Dec. 16, 1782; Vol. 2; page 194."

Two questions:

(1) Do you have any additional information about Alfred MANNING (besides the information from the  Barbour Collection)?
(2) Do you know where I can obtain a printed copy of the Barbour Collection? (I only need it for the Volume that contains Alfred’s information). I am applying to the Mayflower Society, and they are very rigid on their requirements for documentation. Anything that you might have will be helpful. Thanks.


LEFEVRE
17 Mar 2005,  Jeanne Dextraze Trew,  trewjokes@hotmail.com
Donat LEFEVRE and Lucie LEFEVRE (spouse - maiden name unknown) lived most of their lives in Fall River, Massachusetts. Donat LEFEVRE moved to Willimantic, CT between 1968 and 1970 and he died at Windham Hospital sometime between 1977 and 1980 (I think). Lucie LEFEVRE died at a hospital in Fall River, MA around 1968. Family of both Donat LEFEVRE and Lucie LEFEVRE originated from Canada (Montreal, I think). I need help in finding the following:
     Specific dates of Donat's and Lucie LEFEVRE's births and deaths
     Names of Donat's and Lucie's parents
     Lucie LEFEVRE's maiden name Where they are buried

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FITCH
1 Nov 2004,  Anne Charland,  irishtinker@charter.net
I am looking for any information on Eleazer FITCH who was a tavern owner, Sheriff for Windham and out-spoken tory in and around 1776. He married the owner of the second Windham Tavern, widow CAREY who I am also looking for any information on. Thank you for your help in advance.


HEBBARD
16 May 2004,  Robert D. Gray,  MarcoGray@aol.com
Information about the HEBBARD family. Ruth HEBBARD, b. 6 Aug 1683 in Windham, married John GRAY (2) 28 Apr 1704 in Beverly, MA and died in Windham (date unknown). Ann HEBBARD, b. 30 May 1706 in Windham, married John GRAY (3) in Windham 26 Feb 1728, and died 28 May 1746 in Sharon, CT. Were Ruth and Anne related, and what do we know about their families? My sincere gratitude in advance.


DESJARDINS
8 Jan 2004,  Rejean Desjardins,  jnrdesjardins@hotmail.com
My grandfather Aurele DESJARDINS married in Willimantic, Windham Co., CT. about 1895 with Marie-Louise CAUCHON. I would like to know the exact time that the marriage occured and the names of the witnesses. Thanks


HOKKANEN
28 Apr 2003,  Bruce Matson,  nostambl@msn.com
I am looking for information on HOKKANEN, William
          Born 15 Dec 1888, Finland
          Died March 1969, Windham, CT
If an obituary is available, I would like to be able to obtain a copy of it. Thank you.

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NICHOLS
25 Apr 2003,  David Jordan,  jordandm@mindspring.com
Which cemetaries in Windham would be most likely to have headstones for NICHOLS family members buried before 1760? Are there cemetary records that might suggest these locations? Thanks for any help.


KINGSLEY
23 Jan 2003,  Ron McRoberts,  mcrob001@umn.edu
Looking for documentation of the Revolutionary War minute man service of Salmon KINGSLEY, Sr., born 1723, Windham, Ct, died 1813, Urbana, NY. He is not to be confused with his son, Salmon KINGSLEY, Jr., who also had Revolutionary War service. Thanks.


WYLLYS
26 Oct 2002,  April Saccoccio,  april@mhonline.net
William b.1851, Emma b.1862, Nettie b.1868 and Edith b.1872 are the children of Philander and Hannah (SNOW) WYLLYS. Philander is in the 1850 and 1880 census of Windham, Windam county, Ct. Hannah d. by 1880. Looking for information on Philander b.1820 such as place, parents, marriage (date/location). Really anything at all would be a great help. Thank you.

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RICE
20 Oct 2002,  David Billheimer, Trixie@midcoast.com
My grandfather Arthur Victor RICE, b. May 26 1892, is believed to have been from Willimantic CT. Can you check to see if Windham records mention him? Thanks.


LINCOLN
17 Oct 2002,  Charles Pain,  cpain4@msn.com
Any information on Luther LINCOLN, born 14 Aug 1787, Windham, Windham Co., CT, son of John LINCOLN (b. 10 Apr 1754) and Mary MILLARD. John and Mary were married in Windham 9 Jul 1782. According to IGI, this same Luther LINCOLN married Samantha SANFORD (b. 1800, Hinesburg, VT) 5 Dec 1820 in Hinesburg, VT. The Ancestral File on John LINCOLN lists Luther and 3 sisters Rebecca (b. 4 Feb 1790), Mary Polly (b. 28 Feb 1785), and Fanny (b. 9 May 1783). Thanks


HILL
16 Aug 2002,  Al Hills,  Tidewatch6@aol.com
Elijah BIBBINS married Amy HILL in Windham in October, 1762 (Barbour collection). Who were Amy HILL's parents? Thank you.

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STRANGE
4 June 2002,  Robert Van Duyne,  rvanduyne@msn.com
My g-g-grandfather, Samuel B. STRANGE, was born about June 1830 in Windham, CT, the son of James and Lucy STRANGE. He appears in the 1860 US census living in Windham, at age 30, with his wife Naomi R., 26, born in New York, and with two children, Willie F., 7, and Mabel, 5, which suggests that he was married about 1850-1853 in Windham. I am interested in locating a marriage record indicating the marriage date and Naomi's maiden name.


WILLIAMS
27 May 2002,  Marla Libke,  libke@ucalgary.ca
A forefather of mine, Abel WILLIAMS was supposedly born at Windham in 1733. Could you please check for his birth record? I do not know Abel WILLIAMS wife's name but most probably he was married in Windham about 1755-1759. Could you please check for a marriage record for Abel WILLIAMS? Abel WILLIAMS had one daughter born in Connecticut, probably Windham, her name was Mary Sarah WILLIAMS born 27 Sep 1759. Perhaps her birth record would have Abel WILLIAMS' wife's name.

Thank you for this help!
Calgary, Alberta CANADA


HLUBOKY
20 May 2002,  Judi Marshall,  marshaja@prodigy.net
Frank Hluboky and wife Rose lived in Windham in 1920. Have you any records of birth, death etc. I would like to purchase copies. Their children were Rose and Emil, Ella and Rudolf. Thank you.

290 Airline Road
Clinton, CT 06413
860-664-0277


MONROE
18 Apr 2002,  Allen Monroe,  dmonroe1@austin.rr.com
Looking for information regarding Daniel MONROE, husband of Phoebe OLMSTED with children William, Levi and Garner reported to have been born in Windham abt. 1880.


BACKUS
19 Mar 2002,  Walter Graham,  a-dgraham@cableone.net
Any info on William BACKUS, Jr. who lived in Windham Co. around 1680, maybe was a town founder, received land from Chief Uncas, married Sarah CHARLES, died about 1720. Had a son named William BACKUS III. Thanks.

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ROBINSON
20 Feb 2002,  Chris McCune,  ckm@adelphia.net
I am trying to locate marriage information for Roxey ROBINSON, daughter of Jonathan ROBINSON and Elizabeth ROUSE. Roxey married Ariel WADSWORTH May 7, 1811.


LINCOLN
31 Dec 2001,  Wendy Martin,  sealand@intercom.net
Are there any pictures extant of the Revolutionary War veteran John LINCOLN's [28 Jul 1726-7 Jun 1810] family home which he built at Windham, possibly North Windham? A 1912 obituary refers to a picture. His grandson Elisha left it in 1818. A Mr. John BURNHAM may have lived in it in the late 1930's. Thank you.


WYLLIS
14 Dec 2001,  April R. Saccoccio,  april@mhonline.net
I have an ancestor Almira (SNOW) DOW. Her parents were Elias and Hannah (WYLLIS?) SNOW. In Almira's will, 1897, she lists all her relatives which are only nieces and nephews. Living in Windham at this time was Emily WYLLIS, Nettie WYLLIS, and William WYLLIS. Does anyone recognize any of these? I do not know of any siblings of Almira's marrying a WYLLIS or an in law either. Will be glad to share info.

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TITUS
9 Dec 2001,  Paul Tremblay & Susan Wood,  trewod@mediaone.net
Arthur TITUS d. Aug 1969 Windham and b. 8/31/1890 location unknown. Would like to know spouse, parents and children or other information. I have sent for death certificate. Wanted for genealogical purposes only. Thanks for your help.


CHASSE
2 Nov 2001,  Constance Blake,  JBlake70@aol.com
Looking for death of Clarinda (GLADU) CHASSE - born 1866/1868 Canada. Married Pierre CHASSE Willimantic, Connecticut 1884. Died after 1936, possibly Willimantic.


DARBY
27 Sep 2001,  Gordon Larrivee,  LarriveG@charter.net
Looking for the death record for Louisa DARBY of 106 Quercus Ave, Willimantic CT died ?28 Jul 1902?

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ROBINSON
28 Oct 2000,  Robert Robinson,  cloubob@msn.com
Who were the parents of Asher ROBINSON born abt. 1777? Asher ROBINSON married Hannah KINGSBURY abt.1800. Hannah KINGSBURY'S parents were Thomas KINGSBURY and Patience STOWELL. Thank you.


TRACY
21 Aug 2000,  Lillian Hooks,  lilhooks@onemain.com
There were 3 TRACY families in Windham Town 1790 Census. To which does Alfred TRACY, b. 17 Feb.1774/5 belong? He married ca. 1800-1804?, Ruby MILLER, b. 27 Oct. 1780 @ CT. First 2 children b. @ CT Reuben L. TRACY Apr. 1805, Frances Ann Sly TRACY 3 Oct. 1806/7. Thank You!!


BROWN
4 Nov 1999,  Bonnie Riquier,  bonnieriqu@snet.net
Looking for the wife of Everett Francis BROWN. He lived and worked in Willimantic. Died Feb 28, 1921. Newspaper article on suicide mentions leaving a wife but not the name. I have been unable to find his marriage certificate. His parents were Clifford BROWN and Josephine PATNODE. Thank you.


RICH/EAGLES/GURLEY
24 Aug 1999,  Janice Beebe England,  ssejcbe@aol.com
Mary Frances (RICH) EAGLES GURLEY; researching her death for my files.
Born 1861 "of" Port Jefferson, Suffolk, NY. First husband William Henry EAGLES died 1920; they had 3 children. Second husband Orville GURLEY - marriage date unknown - lived in Windham. She died 1941 probably in Windham, CT, and is buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Norwich, CT, next to her first husband. She is my great grandmother. Thank you very much.

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EATON
12 Aug 1999,  R. Hebenstreit,  RuthJoeH@aol.com
Caleb EATON m. Hannah F. ROBINSON, 9 Oct 1842, Windham CT. Caleb EATON d. 25 Feb 1851, Scotland, Windham, CT., Cemetery 3, pg. 47. Question, did they have any children? Hannah F. ROBINSON m/2 John G. SCOTT, 17 Aug 1851, Windham, CT. Any info will be appreciated.


SCOTT
20 Jun 1999,  R. Hebenstreit,   RuthJoeH@aol.com
Charlotte E. SCOTT b. 8 May 1858, Windham, CT., m. Leroy EATON of Bolton, CT, 29 Mar 1876. Charlotte d. 22 Nov 1933, Willimantic, CT. and burial: Windham Center Cemetery, Windham, CT. Her parents were John SCOTT and Hannah F. ROBINSON. Need all info re her ancestry. On IGI I found the following: "Hannah Frances ROBINSON B. 16 DEC 1818. of Windham, CT. Parents: Ebenezer ROBINSON and Zilpah WEST." Is this the same Hannah?


WEBB
19 Jun 1999,  Len Easton,  lpeaston@prodigy.net
Need to establish source of the birth of the following children of Nathaniel WEBB and Charlotte CLEVELAND WEBB in Windham:

Mary, b. 1792, Windham
Frederick, b. 1794
Nathan, b. Jul. 27, 1798
Harriet, b. 1799
Nathaniel, b. Oct. 19, 1800
Charlotte, b. Feb. 10, 1802
Nathaniel and Charlotte were m. Apr. 15, 1791.

Any help establishing sources would be most appreciated.

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BROWN   
22 Apr 1999,  NBActon@aol.com
I am looking for the connection and information on:

Alexander BROWN b. CT; d. 1811 Oglethorpe Co., GA; wife: Kisia Kn
Children: William George and Isaac.
William F. BROWN b. 1784 CT; d. 1870-80 Carroll Co., GA
Alexander D. BROWN b. 1800 CT; d. ? GA; m. Emily Crawford 1805 NC; lived in Bibb and Jones Co., GA; 9 children.

I have research clues that may put this group in Windham, CT. I just need confirmation. If you are related or know about this group please help me.


BRAMAN
6 Apr 1999,  Bernie Braman,  BERNIE_BRAMAN@yahoo.com
Looking for information on John & Mary BRAMAN, parents of Bradley BRAMAN,  b. 1805-7 in this area. John & Mary b. mid to late 1700's. (1760-1780's). Can anyone in the Windham area provide anymore information on these two individuals? Appreciate all the help I can get on this one. Bradley's children were Giles, Nelson, Dwight, Dennis and Ann.


VANDERVOORT
3 Mar 1999,  Kathy Heaton Wells,  rebeltrumpet@worldnet.att.net
Is there anyone who would please look up the following family on the soundex for 1910 for Windham, CT. Orrin Chester VANDERVOORT(VanDerVort) abt 27 yrs old, with wife Flora abt. 30 yrs old, and daughter Juanita abt. 5 yrs. old. Juanita was born in Windham CT. in 1905. We have the census here in Texas, but no one has the soundex. We just need the E.D. number and Sheet number. It would be greatly appreciated.

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PEPPER
15 Feb 1999,  Emmett Brooks,  embrks@acnet.net
Seymour Mead PEPPER was born 1830 - mother Mary MEAD.


SMALL
14 Feb 1999,  Sue Clement,  catpak@execpc.com
I am looking for verification of the birth of Patience SMALL, born in Windham, CT, Nov. 29, 1824. I believe her parents were Thomas SMALL and Nancy KENYON SMALL. If anyone can verify that, I would appreciate it. (Patience married Edward R. FRANLIN, but I am not sure if it was in CT or elsewhere.)


HUNTINGTON
13 Oct 1998,  Florence Allen Hunstein,  florenceh1@prodigy.net
Researching HUNTINGTON family of Windham; Solomon HUNTINGTON m. Mary BUCKINGHAM. Need to verify birthdate of daughter, Temperance. Any other information about this family will be appreciated. Thank you.

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SAWYER
29 Sep 98,  Pete Smith,  pjsmith@mindspring.com
Am seeking info on the ancestors of Elijah SAWYER, father of Azariah SAWYER, revolutionary war soldier who spent time aboard the hulk prison ship, "Jersey." Elijah was husband of Hannah TERRILL and was b. approx. 1708. Hannah was from Windham and Elijah lived there at least some of his life. Any factual info on the ancestors of Elijah would be greatly appreciated!


GALLAGHER
18 Jul 98,  Amos Carey,  105422.2077@compuserve.com
On page 128 of 1860 census for Windham, Frank GALLAGHER (my great grandfather) appears and on page 158 same census, Catherine MARTIN appears. Since my grandmother, Margaret GALLAGHER, lists her 1/4/1866 birthplace as Connecticut, I suspect Frank & Catherine were married there. Is there a marriage record for them and/or a birth record for Margaret? Assistance is appreciated.


LINCOLN
29 June 1998,  Jeanne Walsh,  jwalsh@northernnet.com
Looking for any descendants of Benjamin and Rhoda LINCOLN. Benjamin was b. 1750 Windham, CT, and died 1823 Poultney, VT. Rhoda was b. 1754 Lebanon, CT, and died 1820 Poultney, VT. Benjamin was son of Thomas and Marcy (LAMB) LINCOLN.
Known children of Benjamin & Rhoda:
1. Lucy b. 11 Dec 1774 Windham, CT.
2. Benjamin b. 10 Apr 1776 Windham, CT.
3. Oliver b. 1781, d. 30 Jun 1828 Poultney, VT, m. Peggy ________.
4. Olive b. 03 Feb 1783, Windham, CT, d. 31 Jan 1865 Fowler, NY. m. Prince JENNE 1803 Poultney, VT.
There were possibly other children. Would share any information I have on them with another descendant!


REED
11 May 1998,  Al Butchino,  AButch6842@aol.com
Alfred REED was born 5 Jul 1782 in Berlin, Washington Co., VT. On a deed to property he refers to himself as "Alfred of Windham" this could be Windham, Windham Co., CT, or Windham Co., VT. He married 3 Oct 1804 to Jerusha GRANT, daughter of Azariah GRANT and Abigail CROFOOT, who was born 9 Nov 1784 in Glastenbury, Hartford Co., CT and died 29 Dec 1871 in Berlin, Washington Co., VT. Who were Alfred's parents, where were they from, when did he die, and why did he call himself "Alfred of Windham."


ROCKWELL
8 May 1998  Janis D. Townsend   jdtown@erols.com
David ROCKWELL m Mary BABCOCK  12 Nov 1783. Need any info b/m/d on parents and children. Thanks, Janis

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