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Genealogy & Local History

Archives.com   Archives.com helps every day people and advanced genealogists trace their family trees. It is a compilation of over one billion fully searchable records and historical documents.

Connecticut Ancestry Society  Founded in 1954 to promote genealogical scholarship, preserve source material, and exchange family histories.

Connecticut Genealogy  Links to Connecticut resources, including vital records, obituaries, cemetery transcriptions and more.

Connecticut Genealogy and History Guide  Free Connecticut genealogy: census records, genealogy societies, historical museums, marriage records.

Connecticut Obituaries  Search by name or by county.

Connecticut Society of Genealogists  Since 1968, the Connecticut Society of Genealogists has been the premier organization dedicated to serving family history enthusiasts throughout the state of Connecticut.

Connecticut State Library Genealogy Resources  Search by resource or by topic; lots of choices; includes list of genealogical societies authorized to do business in Connecticut.

Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites  An all-inclusive index of links to genealogy resources online.

Distant Cousin  A list of useful genealogy links for furthering Connecticut family history research.

Ellis Island Immigration  Immigrant arrival records taken from the passenger lists from 1892-1924 are available in this easily searchable web site.

Family Search  The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints provides an extensive database of births,  christenings, marriages, and deaths.

French-Canadian Genealogy Society of CT   The French-Canadian Genealogical Society of Connecticut is dedicated to collecting, preserving and disseminating genealogical and historical information about ancestors who settled in Quebec and Acadia and their descendants.

Genealogy Forum  Connecticut genealogy societies plus other resources.

Heritage Quest
  iCONN  Complete U.S. Census information, Revolutionary War era Pension Funds, books and more.

International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies  The IAJGS is an organization of organizations formed in the 1988 to provide a common voice for issues of significance to its members, to advance genealogical avocation, and to coordinate items  such as the annual Jewish Genealogy Conference.

International Jewish Cemetery Project  This site is a non-profit volunteer cooperative initiative of IAJGS (International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies) and JewishGen, Inc.'s JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry (JOWBR) to identify Jewish burial sites and interments throughout the world.

JewishGen  A free, easy-to-use genealogy website featuring thousands of databases, research tools, and other resources to help those with Jewish ancestry research and find family members. Preserving Jewish history for future generations, JewishGen is an affiliate of the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

New York State Archives Genealogy  Military records, naturalization records, probate records and vital records are available on this site.

New York State Dept. of Health Genealogy Records and Resources This site tells researchers what vital records are available, provides a form to fill out and send in and gives information about pricing. The site also explains what records are not available through the state and provides links to other sources.

Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast  Originally established to actively promote the research of Polish-American families in the Connecticut River Valley and to unite all persons interested in genealogy, the scope was broadened upon realizing  that there was a lack of Polish genealogical societies concentrating on other parts of New England and the middle Atlantic states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware.

Roots Web  Part of Ancestry.com, a site for connecting people so that they can help each other and share their research.

The Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut  List of Connecticut genealogical societies and a bibliography.

United States Genealogy Network   The first and only non-profit historical-genealogical web-hosting service on the internet. Links to historical societies, organizations and more.