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February, June and September:

Cos Cob Library

5 Sinawoy, Cos Cob, CT 06907

March and October:

Danbury Public Library

170 Main St, Danbury, CT

April and November:

Trumbull Historical Society

1856 Huntington Turnpike, Trumbull, CT 06611


Fairfield Museum & History Center

370 Beach Rd, Fairfield, CT


Connecticut Ancestry Society, Inc.

PO Box 249, Stamford, CT 06904

Focused on southwestern Connecticut

Danbury Library

170 Main St

Danbury, CT 06810

Our "Northern Hub" where we meet thrice a year, usually in July, October, and March.

Danbury Resources

Towns, Villages & Districts: Beaver Brook, Becketville, Candlewood Lake, Carey's Crossing, Germantown, Great Plain, Hayestown, Kenosia, Long Ridge, Middle River, Mill Plain, Miry Brook, Padanaram, Pembroke, Ridgebury, Shelter Knolls, Stadley Rough, Starr's Plain, Westville, Wooster


History: The original town was established in 1687. Bethel was part of Danbury until 1855.


City Office:

Danbury Town Clerk

City Hall

155 Deer Hill Avenue

Danbury, CT 06810


Telephone: (203) 797-4530

Hours: Monday – Wednesday 7:30 am – 6 pm

Thursday 7:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Birth Records: 1800 – Present

Marriage Records: 1800 – Present

Death Records: 1800 – Present

Comments: There are some birth, marriage and death records from the 1700's. Non-certified copies of birth, marriage and death certificates are not available.


Probate Office:

Danbury Probate District

City Hall Building

155 Deer Hill Avenue

Danbury, CT 06810

Telephone: (203) 796-4521

Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

Probate History:

October 1687 - May 1744, Fairfield District
May 1744 - Present, Danbury District

 Probate Records at Connecticut State Library:

Record Group 004:034, Danbury Probate Court
contains Probate files, 1756-1891; Probate record books, none.  


Cemeteries: Baptist, Children of Israel, Christ, Christian Church, Comes, Danbury, Great Plain, Hebrew, Immanuel Lutheran, Kenosia (Lake), Lutheran, Mill Plain, Miry Brook, New Catholic, North Main Street, Old Catholic, Old Long Ridge, Old Starr's Plain, Old Westville, Pembroke, St. Peter's, St. James, St. Platon, Wooster, Wooster Street


Other Sources:

Danbury Public Library

170 Main Street

Danbury, CT 06810


Telephone: (203) 797-4527

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10 am – 7 pm

Wednesday 1 pm – 7 pm

Friday, Saturday 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm

(closed Sundays during summer)


Scott Fenton Museum & Historical Society

43 Main Street

Danbury, CT 06810


Telephone: (203) 743-5200

Hours: Friday, Saturday – guided tours 10 am – 4 pm

Research – by appointment

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