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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

 

New Canaan Historical Society

13 Oenoke Ridge

New Canaan, CT 06840

The historical society houses the manuscript collection of Connecticut Ancestry Society.

New Canaan Resources

Towns, Villages & Districts: Clapboard Hill, Oenoke Ridge, Ponus Ridge, Silvermine, Smith Ridge, Talmadge Hill

 

History: New Canaan was a part of Canaan Parish, which was part of the towns of Norwalk and Stamford until 1801.

 

City Office:

New Canaan Town Clerk

Town Hall

237 Elm Street, 2nd Floor

New Canaan, CT 06840

Website: www.newcanaan.info

Telephone: (203) 594-3070

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

Birth Records: 1802 – Present

Marriage Records: 1802 – Present

Death Records: 1802 – Present

Comments: Earlier birth, marriage and death records may be found in either Norwalk or Stamford. Non-certified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates are not available.

 

Probate Office:

Darien-New Canaan Probate District

Town Hall

2 Renshaw Road

Darien, CT 06820

Telephone: (203) 656-7342

Fax: (203) 656-0774

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

Probate History:

May 1801 – May 1802, Fairfield District
May 1801 – May 1802, Stamford District
May 1802 – June 21, 1937, Norwalk District
June 22, 1937 – January 4, 2011, New Canaan District
January 5, 2011 – Present, Darien-New Canaan District

Probate Records at Connecticut State Library:

None from New Canaan Probate District

 

Cemeteries: Carter, Church Hill, Clinton, Crissey, Crissy-Young, Hickok, Hoyt, Lakeview, New Richards, Old, Old Mather, Old Richards, Parade Ground, Park Street, Seely-Stevens, Selleck's Corner, Silvermine, Smith, Stevens, Valley Road, Waters, Weed, White Oak Shade, Young

 

Other Sources:

LDS Family History Center

682 South Avenue

New Canaan, CT 06840

Telephone: (203) 966-5849

Hours: Tuesday 9 am – 12 pm

Wednesday 9 am – 12 pm & 6 pm – 9 pm

Thursday 6 pm – 9 pm

 

New Canaan Library

151 Main Street

New Canaan, CT 06840

Website: newcanaanlibrary.org

Telephone: (203) 594-5000

Hours: Monday – Thursday 10 am – 8 pm

Friday, Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm

 

New Canaan Historical Society

13 Oenoke Ridge

New Canaan, CT 06840

Website: www.nchistory.org

Telephone: (203) 966-1776

Fax: (203) 972-5917

Hours: Tuesday – Friday 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Saturday 9:30 am – 12:30 pm



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