Genealogy Trails History Group

Hartford County, Connecticut
Genealogy and History

Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy

Welcome to Connecticut Genealogy Trails!

Denise Wagner is your Hartford
County host.


Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

If you have a love for history, a desire to help others, and basic webpage-making skills, consider joining us!
Get the details on our Volunteer Page.
[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]

If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
More information can be found on the Volunteer Page.


We regret that we are unable to
perform personal research for anybody.


Hartford County

An original county, Hartford county was established May 10, 1666
The City of Hartford was at one time the county seat.  Since 1960, CT does not have county-level government

When established in 1666, Hartford County consisted of the towns of Windsor, Wethersfield, Hartford, Farmington, and Middletown

Cities and Towns
Avon *     Berlin * Bloomfield * Bristol * Burlington * Canton * East Granby * East Hartford * East Windsor * Enfield * Farmington * Glastonbury * Granby * Hartford * Hartland * Manchester * Marlborough * New Britain * Newington * Plainville * Rocky Hill * Simsbury * South Windsor * Southington * Suffield * West Hartford * Wethersfield * Windsor * Windsor Locks *

Check your attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!

If you are interested in adding your families' information to this website, Email Us.
We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other historical data find a home here
at Connecticut Genealogy Trails, where it will remain free for all to view.

Hartford County Data


Birth Records

Census Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:  Nov. 15, 2018 (Look for the symbol)


October 2018: Added cemetery listing for Holy Trinity Cemetery in Plantsville, CT

August 2018: Death and Funeral notices for Lord,Thomas,Wadsworth,Repass,Boothroyd,Gilligan,Goodwin,Kane,Miller,O'Brien,Spencer,

November 2017: Southington Tax listing 1893
October 2017: Patents for PETERSON, THRASHER, HUMPHREY, VOIGHT; Pension/Service record for ANDRUS; Marriage for PEASE-MOORE

May 2017: news for BURRITT; WAKELY, WHITE, WIGGIN,
March 2017: 1840 Census of Pensioners
Dec 2016: news for FARNHAM, Aetna Pyrotechnic Fire of 1892
Sept 2016: death notices for BRAMAN, HOLMES, MOREY, STANLEY
March 2016: 1790 US Federal Census - Southington, CT *COMPLETED*,
1858 - Deaths in Southington, CT

December 2015: 1790 US Federal Census - Southington, CT
November 2015: STANLEY death
July 2015: SIGOURNEY obit
April 2015: Beckley Quarter burials
October 2014:  Southington Directory, 1882, completed
September 2014 updates: Family Records: ALLEN/ALLYN; Death Notices: William HASTINGS; 1883 Pensioners updated for cert. numbers and complete last names; Shocking Tragedy for Olcott and Holcomb



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