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Vital Records for Connecticut (Birth, Marriage & Death Records)

Learn about where to find birth, marriage & death records


Are digitized copies available?

Yes. FamilySearch recently digitized original records held in the CT State Archives. You will find links to these newly digitized records below!

Family Search also has uploaded digitized copies of the Connecticut vital records microfilm into their catalog. Most records date from the colonial era to about the year 1900. Please refer to the Finding CT records online pdf.  The publication "Connecticut Town Guides"  linked below shows what vital record microfilms we hold. 

Family Search also has smaller collections of Connecticut vital records available through their Connecticut Indexed Historical Records page.

digitized film of Meriden birth records

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