We have genealogists who perform in-depth research in the Connecticut State Library in Hartford, Connecticut.
- Connecticut vital records (births, marriages, and deaths) to about 1850 (Barbour Collection)
- 25,000 records from Bibles and other family records (1600s-1900s)
- US censuses for Connecticut, 1790-1850
- Records from 600 Connecticut churches (since 1600s)
- Headstone inscriptions from 2,000 Connecticut cemeteries
- Newspaper Marriage and Death Notices (1750-1865)
- Veterans’ Deaths Index
- Most extant pre-1850 probate estate papers and, for much of the state, papers dated into the 1900s
- “Connecticut Archives” (1629-1820), petitions, drafts of bills, acts, resolves, and other early government documents
- City directories
- Land records
- Military records, including service records
- Naturalization records
- Newspapers, including many that can only be accessed at this location
- Probate records since 1638
- Ships’ passenger lists
Visit the Connecticut State Library Website to view and access holdings.
You may use the CSL Finding Aids to access collections for your own research.
Search the Library Catalog of the Connecticut State Library.
View the vast amounts of Digital Collections in their archives.
Find one of many Newspapers held in the CSL archives.
We’ll search records for you and email you digital images of what we find.
Research fees begin at $300 per project.
We also have Connecticut genealogists.
To request in-depth research, request a research quote.