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Vital Records Information

The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records at the Connecticut State Library (see Other Contacts) is a major source of vital records for all of Connecticut. It abstracts births, marriages & deaths in Connecticut towns 1639-circa 1850 and is arranged alphabetically by surname within each town. The Stratford Library owns many volumes. The Town Clerk's office and the Stratford Historical Society (see Libraries, Museums & Archives in Stratford ) both own the Barbour Index, citation of which is usually acceptable proof that a record exists. The Stratford Town Clerk's office has Stratford's vital records 1639-present. Connecticut vital records July 1,1897-present are also available at the Connecticut Department of Public Health -see Other Contacts

Connecticut State Library

History and Genealogy Unit 231
Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106

Major genealogy resource for the state. Barbour Collection of Vital Records, Hale Collections of Cemetery Inscriptions and Marriage & Death Notices, church records, family Bibles, land records, genealogies, court records, etc. CSL offers a limited genealogical index search for a fee.

State of Connecticut Department of Public Health
Vital Records Section

410 Capitol Avenue
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308

Connecticut vital records July 1, 1897-present, available for a fee.

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Stratford Library Association
2203 Main St., Stratford, CT 06615

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