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February, June and September:

Stamford Historical Society

1508 High Ridge Rd, Stamford, CT

March, July and October:

Danbury Public Library

170 Main St, Danbury, CT

April, August and November:

The Trumbull Library

33 Quality St, Trumbull, CT

May:

Fairfield Museum & History Center

370 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT

 

Connecticut Ancestry Society, Inc.

PO Box 249, Stamford, CT 06904

Focused on southwestern Connecticut

Monroe Resources

Towns, Villages & Districts: East Village, Stepney, Stevenson, Upper Stepney

 

History: In 1717, Monroe was part of Ripton Parish. In 1762, it became part of New Stratford Parish. In 1789 Monroe was known as Huntington. The town was named Monroe in 1823.

 

City Office:

Monroe Town Clerk

Town Hall

7 Fan Hill Road

Monroe, CT 06468

Website: www.monroect.org

Telephone: (203) 452-2811

Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Friday 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Birth Records: 1823 – Present

Marriage Records: 1823 – Present

Death Records: 1823 – Present

Comments: Earlier birth, marriage and death records may be found in Shelton or Stratford.

 

Probate Office:

Trumbull Probate District

Town Hall

5866 Main Street

Trumbull, CT 06611-5416

Telephone: (203) 452-5068

Fax: (203) 452-5092

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Probate History:

May 1823 – June 1840, Stratford District
June 1840 – January 6, 1959, Bridgeport District
January 7, 1959 – Present, Trumbull District

 

Cemeteries: Center, Cutlers Farm, East Village, Elm Street, Holy Family of Nazareth, St. John Baptist, Stepney Center, Walker's Farm

 

Other Sources:

Edith Wheeler Memorial Library

7 Fan Hill Road

Monroe, CT 06468

Website: www.ewml.org

Telephone: (203) 452-2850

Fax: (203) 261-3359

Hours: Monday – Wednesday 10 am – 8 pm

Thursday 10 am – 5 pm

Friday 1 pm – 5 pm

Saturday 10 am – 4 pm

Sunday (October through May) 12 pm – 4 pm

 

Monroe Historical Society

31 Great Ring Road

PO Box 212

Monroe, CT 06468

Website: www.monroehistoricsociety.org



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