Connecticut Genealogy Resources

Today’s post is all about the state of Connecticut and its genealogical resources. Connecticut is quite a bit bigger than Rhode Island, which was covered a couple of weeks ago. However, it only has 8 counties, so this list of links will include county level websites.

FamilySearch Wiki – Connecticut

Connecticut State Library

Connecticut State Library – Newspapers – This collection is mainly microfilm, but there is a lot of information about its holdings.

Connecticut State Archives

CTGenWeb – Volunteer site that groups Connecticut information by county. Free and some great finds have been made here.

Online Connecticut Death Indexes & Records

Connecticut Genealogy Records Online – New Horizons Genealogy

Connecticut Genealogy

Chronicling America – digitized Connecticut historical newspapers, free at Library of Congress

UConn Library – Connecticut Digital Archive

University of Connecticut Archives & Special Collections

Connecticut Historical Society

Connecticut Ancestry Society

Connecticut Society of Genealogists

French-Canadian Genealogical Society of CT

Yale University Library Digital Collections


Be sure to check CTGenWeb for county links, too.

Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness – This site has a long list of town and county historical societies. Scroll down to see it.

FairfieldFairfield Museum & History Center, Linkpendium,



Middlesex – Middlesex Genealogical Society

New HavenLinkpendium

New LondonLinkpendium




One thought on “Connecticut Genealogy Resources”

  1. An excellent group of CT resources!! Merci buckets – I’ll be checking out a few more of these for my CT ancestors.

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