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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


Fairfield Museum & History Center

370 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT


Connecticut Ancestry Society, Inc.

PO Box 249, Stamford, CT 06904

Focused on southwestern Connecticut

About Us

Our Society was founded in 1954 as the Stamford Genealogical Society and is the oldest genealogical society in Connecticut. The organization's name was officially changed to Connecticut Ancestry Society, Inc., in 1989. The Society's membership now extends throughout North America with only about half living in Connecticut. The Board of Governors consists of an elected president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer together with officers appointed by the board, including the editor, genealogist, and librarian.


In support of the Society's mission we sponsor workshops and lectures throughout the year. The Society's scholarly journal, Connecticut Ancestry, is published quarterly in August, November, February and May. All the work of the Society is done by volunteers with both professional and amateur genealogists actively participating.

Board of Governors (2017-2018)



Bob Hall


Vice President

Barbara Dempsey



Judy Goss


Janeen Bjork


Susan C. Murphy


Editor and Past President

Nora Galvin, CG


Genealogist & Contributing Editor
Frederick C. Hart, Jr., CG, FASG


Librarian & Historian
Sven-Eric Selander


Janeen Bjork

Society Appointments

Asst. Treasurer
Nan (Mrs. Hugh L.) Crowther




Janeen Bjork

Members At Large




Rob Mazzeo

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