This is a list of Connecticut substitute birth, marriage, and death records online.

 

Substitute records for locating birth, marriage, and death records include probate records, census records, cemetery records, funeral home records, obituaries, military records, naturalization and citizenship records, and more.

 

If you haven’t been able to find an ancestor in Connecticut Birth, Marriage, and Death Records online, these are some great substitute birth, marriage, and death record options.

 

Family Bibles
  • Family bibles often include a front page where family names, birth dates, and birth places are recorded
Census Records
  • US Census records from 1850 forward contain the age and state or country of birth for each member of a household
  • Some census records give the month and year of birth
  • Some census records give the relationship to the head of the household
Cemetery Records
  • Cemetery headstones usually give the birth and death year and sometimes the complete birth and death dates
  • Some tombstones include the country of birth
Funeral Home Records
  • Funeral home records may contain copies of obituaries or notes, records about the date of death, details about the grave location, information about the funeral service, and information about surviving family, residences, and more
Obituaries
  • Obituaries usually include the birth date and place, marriage date, death date and place, and biographical information for the deceased as well as family names
Probate Records
  • Probate records may include the date of death, last will and testament listing family relations, an inventory of possessions, deeds, and more
Military Records
  • Military records may include the birth date and place
  • Pension records may include the birth date and place
  • Military records may include a physical description of the person and names of a parent
Naturalization & Citizenship Records
  • These may include the birth date and place
  • Name changes and aliases
  • Residence prior to arrival, residence after arrival, and much more

 

 

 

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County collections with possible Connecticut substitute birth, marriage, and death collections online

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See also Connecticut Probate Records online

Fairfield County – Cemeteries – Connecticut Cemeteries, 1673-1911

Fairfield County – Obituaries – Marriages and Deaths (not Taken from Cemetery or Tombstone Records), 1790-1855, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Hartford County – Obituaries – [Obituary, March 1994 Newlstter] : John F. “Joe” Strong

Middlesex County – Cemeteries – Middlesex County, Connecticut Inscriptions : Killingworth and Clinton

New Haven County – Cemeteries – Florida Genealogical Collection, 1932 : [vol. 2]

New Haven County – Cemeteries – Roster of Graves Of, or Monuments To, Patriots of 1775-1783, and of Soldiers of Colonial Wars in and Adjacent to New Haven County, Connecticut

New London County – Cemeteries – New London County Cemeteries Inscriptions

New London County – Native Races – A Man Called Sampson : the Ancestry and Progeny of Sampson, a Mashantucket Pequot Indian, Born in What is Now New London County, Connecticut – Including Brief Descriptions of Family Connections to Other Historic Native American Family Groups, the Ancient Pequot Tribe, the Pequot War, at FS

Tolland County – Cemeteries – Stafford Springs, Connecticut, Civil War Veterans Burial Records, 1862-1913

Windham County – Cemeteries – Connecticut Cemeteries, 1673-1911

 

 

 

City collections with possible Connecticut substitute birth, marriage, and death collections online

See also Connecticut Census Records online

See also Connecticut Military Records online

See also Connecticut Naturalization Records online

See also Connecticut Probate Records online

 

Ansonia – Guardianship – Guardianship Records, 1859-1888

Avon – Cemeteries – Avon Vital Records, 1850-1884

Avon – Cemeteries – Genealogical Data from Connecticut Cemeteries : Avon

Bashan – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions, Bashan, Connecticut

Berlin – Cemeteries – Genealogical Data from Connecticut Cemeteries : Berlin

Berlin – Land Records – Land Records, 1785-1902; General Index, 1850-1938

Bethel – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records of Bethel and Fairfield, Connecticut

Bethel – Cemeteries – Florida Genealogical Collection, 1932 : [vol. 2]

Bloomfield – Cemeteries – Genealogical Data from Connecticut Cemeteries : Bloomfield

Bloomfield – Cemeteries – Records of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1835-1911; Index to Vital Statistics, 1738-1938

Bolton – Cemeteries – Inscriptions from Cemeteries in the Towns of Bolton and Vernon, Connecticut

Bridgeport – Newspapers – Connecticut, Fairfield County, Bridgeport, Newspapers : Connecticut Post (selections Only), 2001-2002

Bristol – Cemeteries – Genealogical Data from Connecticut Cemeteries : Bristol

Brookfield – Cemeteries – A Handbook of Cemeteries, Brookfield, Connecticut (including Portions of New Milford and Newtown), 1745-1985

Burlington – Cemeteries – Burlington, Conn. Epitaphs

Burlington – Cemeteries – Record of the Returns Made by Sextons of Cemeteries, 1915

Centerville – Cemeteries – Cemetery at Centreville, Conn.

Clinton – Cemeteries – Clinton, Conn. Epitaphs : All Gravestones in the Town Copied July 1931

Clinton – Cemeteries – Middlesex County, Connecticut Inscriptions : Killingworth and Clinton

Colebrook – Cemeteries – Church Records, 1815-1849

Columbia – Cemeteries – Land Records, 1804-1963

Cromwell – Obituaries – Strong, Albert H.

Danbury – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions from Danbury and New Fairfield, Conn.

Darien – Cemeteries – Headstone Inscriptions of Darien, Connecticut

Darien – Cemeteries – Moses Mather Cemetery : a List of Stones in the Old Cemetery at Brookside, Rowayton

Darien – Cemeteries – Transcript of Inscriptions on Headstones in Old Rowayton Cemetery

Derby – Cemeteries – Inscriptions from Gravestones, Derby, Connecticut : with Additions & Corrections

Derby – Cemeteries – Miscellaneous Church Records

Derby – Guardianship – Guardianship Records, 1859-1888

Durham – Cemeteries – Cemetery at Durham, Connecticut

Durham – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records

Durham – Cemeteries – Durham, Connecticut Inscriptions

Durham – Cemeteries – Sermon Delivered at Durham, Feb. 24, 1822 : at the Funeral of Mr. Isaac Prentiss, of Boston, [and] Mr. John T. Palmer, from Europe; Who Were Drowned, in Consequence of the Fall of a Bridge, While the Stage-coach Was Passing over It

Durham – Cemeteries – Tombstone Records in Ye Olde Cemetery at Durham Connecticut

East Glastonbury – Cemeteries – Miscellaneous Records of East Glastonbury, Connecticut

East Haddam – Cemeteries – Hungerford Yard, Hadlyme, East Haddam

East Haddam – Cemeteries – Long Pond Yard : Also Known As North East Dist., Ackley Dist., Shaw’s Lake, Newton’s Pond, Hayward’s Pond, and Perhaps Other Names

East Haddam – Cemeteries – Millington Green

East Haddam – Cemeteries – North Plain : Eight Mile River, Three Bridge

East Haddam – Cemeteries – River View Cemetery, East Haddam : Also Known As the Landing Graveyard

East Hartford – Guardianship – Guardian and Ward, 1887-1900

East Haven – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records of East Haven, Connecticut

East Norwalk – Cemeteries – The Record of Inscriptions and Epitaphs Found on the Monuments and Headstones in East Norwalk Historical Cemetery

East Windsor – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records of East Windsor, Connecticut

East Windsor – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records, East Windsor, Connecticut, 1730-1805

East Windsor – Cemeteries – East Windsor, Conn. Cemetery Inscriptions : Prior Street and Scantic Cemeteries

Easton – Cemeteries – Easton, Fairfield Co., Conn. Inscriptions from the Graveyards with Genealogical Notes and Index

Enfield – Cemeteries – Bible and Cemetery Records

Enfield – Cemeteries – Records of Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1852-1901

Essex – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions of Essex, Connecticut

Essex – Cemeteries – Inscriptions Town of Essex, Connecticut

Fairfield – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records of Bethel and Fairfield, Connecticut

Fairfield – Cemeteries – Fairfield, Fairfield Co., Conn. Inscriptions from the Graveyards Arranged with Notes and Index

Fairfield – Cemeteries – Greenfield Hills (i.e. Hill), Fairfield Tp. Conn. : Inscriptions from the Graveyards, with Notes and an Index

Fairfield – Cemeteries – The Old Burying Ground of Fairfield, Conn. : a Memorial of Many of the Early Settlers in Fairfield, and an Exhaustive and Faithful Transcript of the Inscriptions and Epitaphs on the 583 Tombstones Found in the Oldest Burying Ground Now Within the Limits of Fairfield

Farmington – Cemeteries – Genealogical Data from Connecticut Cemeteries : Farmington, 1914-1932

Farmington – Cemeteries – The Farmington Cemetery, Maine Street, Farmington, Conn.

Franklin – Cemeteries – Connecticut Cemetery Records

Glastonbury – Cemeteries – Connecticut Cemetery Records

Glastonbury – Cemeteries – Glastonbury Connecticut Inscriptions : Copied 1914

Glastonbury – Cemeteries – Glastonbury, Connecticut Burial Inscriptions

Goshen – Cemeteries – Inscriptions in the East Street Burying Ground, Goshen, Conn., Sept. 11, 1893

Granby – Cemeteries – Granby, Connecticut, West Granby Burying Ground Records, 1810-1908 : Two Diagrams; List of Names, with Date, Cause of Death, Age, and Number of Lot

Granby – Cemeteries – Records of Births, Marriages, Deaths, and Burials, 1852-1885

Greenwich – Cemeteries – Abstract of Records and Tombstones of the Town of Greenwich, County of Fairfield, and State of Connecticut

Greenwich – Cemeteries – Abstracts of Records and Tombstones of the Town of Greenwich, County of Fairfield, Connecticut

Greenwich – Cemeteries – Greenwich Conn. , Part 1 : [inscriptions Copied from Gravestones. Arranged with Genealogical Notes and List of Revolutionary Soldiers & Index

Groton – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions from Groton, Preston and Stonington, Connecticut

Groton – Cemeteries – The Stone Records of Groton

Guilford – Cemeteries – Connecticut Inscriptions, New Haven County, Guilford, North Guilford

Guilford – Cemeteries – Genealogical Data from Connecticut Cemeteries : Guilford

Haddam – Cemeteries – Haddam, Conn. Epitaphs : All Gravestones Standing in the Town, Copied June – Oct. 1931

Hamden – Cemeteries – Historical Materials : Relating to the Old Mount Carmel Parish of New Haven, Now the Northern Part of Hamden, Conn.

Hamden – Cemeteries – Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Carmel, Conn. : Between Cheshire & New Haven

Hamden – Cemeteries – New Cambridge Church Records, 1747-1800 (New Haven County, Connecticut)

Hampton – Cemeteries – Hampton, Connecticut, Cemetery Inscriptions

Hartford – Cemeteries – Bible and Cemetery Records, 1800-1940

Hartford – Cemeteries – Cedar Hill Cemetery

Hartford – Cemeteries – Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Connecticut : 1863-1903

Hartford – Newspapers – Connecticut, Hartford County, Hartford, Newspapers : Independent Press (selections Only), 1834

Hartford – Newspapers – Hartford Times Genealogical Notes

Hartford – Newspapers – Hartford Times Newspaper Obituary Clippings 1962-1964, (Hartford, Connecticut)

Hartford – Newspapers – Surname Index, Genealogical Section, Hartford Times, 1957- 1967

Hartford – Newspapers – Surname Index, Genealogical Section, Hartford Times : 1956-1967

Hartford – Newspapers – Surname Queries : Genealogical Section Hartford Times

Hartford – Newspapers – The Hartford Times Genealogical Queries, Answers, and Note File

Hartford – Newspapers – The Hartford Times Genealogical Queries, Answers, and Note File

Hartland – Military Records – Church Records and a List of Hartland Revolutionary Soldiers

Harwinton – Cemeteries – Tombstone Inscriptions in the Old Burying Ground at Harwinton, Conn.

Killingly – Cemeteries – Sexton Returns for the Town of Killingly, Connecticut, 1885-1949 : Burial Records

Killingworth – Cemeteries – Middlesex County, Connecticut Inscriptions : Killingworth and Clinton

Lebanon – Native Races – A Continuation of the Narrative of the Indian Charity-school, in Lebanon in Connecticut, New England : Founded and Carried on by the Revd Dr Eleazar Wheelock : with an Appendix, Containing the Declaration of the Trustees of That Charity, a List of the Names of the Subscribers, an Account of Monies Received and Paid, Together with Dr Wheelock’s Annual Account of His Receipts and Disbursements, at FS

Leesville – Cemeteries – Leesville

Lime Rock – Cemeteries – Inscriptions at Salisbury Center, Lime Rock, Etc.

Lisbon – Cemeteries – Headstone Inscriptions, Town of Lisbon, Connecticut

Litchfield – Cemeteries – Litchfield and Morris Inscriptions : a Record of Inscriptions Upon the Tombstones in the Towns of Litchfield and Morris, Ct.

Lyme – Cemeteries – Hamburg Church Yard, Town of North Lyme

Lyme – Cemeteries – Headstone Inscriptions, Town of Lyme, Connecticut

Marlborough – Cemeteries – Marlborough Vital Records, 1881-1905

Middletown – Cemeteries – Data Copied from Original Records at Middletown, Conn.

Milford – Cemeteries – Inscriptions on Tombstones in Milford, [Conn] [1644]

Milford – Cemeteries – Inscriptions on Tombstones in Milford, Conn. Erected Prior to 1800 : Together with a Few of Aged Persons Who Died After That Date

Milford – Cemeteries – Milford Tombstone Inscriptions

Montowese – Cemeteries – Bible and Cemetery Records

Moodus – Cemeteries – Moodus Cemetery

Morris – Cemeteries – Litchfield and Morris Inscriptions : a Record of Inscriptions Upon the Tombstones in the Towns of Litchfield and Morris, Ct.

New Britain – Cemeteries – New Britain, Connecticut Burials

New Britain – Church Directories – Directory : Peoples Church of Christ, New Britain, Conn. 1919, at FS

New Canaan – Cemeteries – Cemeteries in and Near New Canaan, Connecticut

New Canaan – Cemeteries – New Canaan, Conn. Inscriptions Copied from Gravestones in Lakeview Cemetery and the Ayres Family Plot : Arranged with Genealogical Notes, Record of Revolutionary Service and an Index

New Fairfield – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions from Danbury and New Fairfield, Conn.

New Fairfield – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records of Haviland Hollow and Quaker Hill, Dutchess County, New York

New Fairfield – Cemeteries – Miscellaneous Church Records

New Haven – Cemeteries – Bible and Cemetery Records, 1800-1940

New Haven – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records in the Sparta, Illinois Collection

New Haven – Cemeteries – Colonial Wars of America : a Synopsis of Military and Civil Records of Some of the New Haven Men Originally Buried on New Haven Green, Whose Grave Stones Were Later Either Installed in the Crypt of Center Church, or Removed to Grove Street Cemetery

New Haven – Cemeteries – Cross-index to New Haven Genealogical Magazine, V. 1-8 Inclusive, Families of Ancient New Haven

New Haven – Cemeteries – Cross-index to New Haven Genealogical Magazine, V. 1-8 Inclusive, Families of Ancient New Haven

New Haven – Cemeteries – The Grove Street Cemetery : a Paper Read Before the New Haven Colony Historical Society, October 27, 1947

New Haven – Schools – Obituary Record of Graduates of Yale University, at FS

New Haven – Politics and Government – Municipal Government and Land Tenure

New Haven – Politics and Government – The Republic of New Haven : a History of Municipal Evolution

New Haven – Societies – Centennial : New Haven : New Haven New Haven Commandery No. 2, K.T., 1825-1925, at FS

New Haven – Statistics – A Statistical Account of the City of New-Haven, at FS

New London – Cemeteries – Ye Antient Buriall Place of New London, Conn

New London – Newspapers – Connecticut, New London County, New London, Newspapers : New London Weekly Chronicle (selections Only), 1848-1867

New Milford – Cemeteries – A Handbook of Cemeteries, Brookfield, Connecticut (including Portions of New Milford and Newtown), 1745-1985

Newtown – Cemeteries – A Handbook of Cemeteries, Brookfield, Connecticut (including Portions of New Milford and Newtown), 1745-1985

North Haven – Cemeteries – Bible and Cemetery Records

North Stonington – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions from Groton, Preston and Stonington, Connecticut

North Stonington – Cemeteries – Headstone Inscriptions, Town of North Stonington, Connecticut

North Stonington – Cemeteries – New England Tombstone Inscriptions

North Stonington – Cemeteries – Wheeler Family Burials

Northford – Cemeteries – Bible and Cemetery Records

Norwalk – Cemeteries – A Complete Copy of the Inscriptions Found on the Monuments, Headstones, &c in the Oldest Cemetery in Norwalk,Conn. September, 1892 : Dedicated to the Memory of Norwalk’s First Ancestors

Norwalk – Cemeteries – A Complete Copy of the Inscriptions Found on the Monuments, Headstones, Etc., in the Oldest Cemetery in Norwalk, Conn., September, 1892 : Dedicated to the Memory of Norwalk’s First Ancestors

Norwalk – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions Norwalk, Connecticut

Norwalk – Cemeteries – Norwalk Cemet[e]ries

Norwich – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions, Christ Church, Norwich

Norwich – Cemeteries – Inscriptions from Gravestones in Christ Church, Norwich, Conn.

Norwich – Cemeteries – Inscriptions from Gravestones in the Old Burying Ground, Norwich Town, Connecticut

Norwich – Jewish History – The Jew in Norwich : a Century of Jewish Life : in Commemoration of the Tercentenary of the Jews in America, at FS

Old Lyme – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records

Old Lyme – Cemeteries – Duck River Cemetery, Old Lyme, Conn.

Old Saybrook – Cemeteries – Inscriptions, Town of Old Saybrook, Conn

Oneco – Cemeteries – Dorrance Inscriptions, Old Sterling Township Burying Ground, Oneco, Connecticut

Orange – Cemeteries – Cemetery at Orange, Conn.

Plainfield – Cemeteries – Gravestone Inscriptions, Plainfield, Connecticut

Pomfret – Cemeteries – Monumental Inscriptions from Wappaquean Burial Ground, Pomfret South Cemetery, Pomfret, Connecticut : a Complete Record to 1862

Pomfret – Cemeteries – Tombstone Readings : Old Abbington Cemetery, Pomfret, CT

Portland – Cemeteries – The Portland Burying Ground Association and Its Cemetery

Preston – Cemeteries – Cemeteries and Burials in the Town of Preston : Including Deceased Veterans, 1967

Preston – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions from Groton, Preston and Stonington, Connecticut

Preston – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions in the Town of Preston

Preston – Cemeteries – New England Tombstone Inscriptions

Putnam – Cemeteries – Land Records, 1855-1911

Redding – Cemeteries – Cemetery, Church and Vital Records of Redding, Connecticut

Redding – Cemeteries – Miscellaneous Records of Redding, Connecticut, 1750-1780

Salem – Cemeteries – Salem Vital Records, 1856-1903 : from Salem Town Clerk

Sharon – Cemeteries – Burying Grounds of Sharon, Connecticut, Amenia and North East, New York : Being an Abstract of Inscriptions from Thirty Places of Burial in the Above Named Towns

Sharon – Cemeteries – Burying Grounds of Sharon, Connecticut, Amenia and North East, New York : Being an Abstract of Inscriptions from Thirty Places of Burial in the Above Named Towns

Sherman – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions from Sherman, Connecticut

Sherman – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records of Haviland Hollow and Quaker Hill, Dutchess County, New York

South Windsor – Cemeteries – Cemetery at First Congregational Church, South Windsor, Conn.

South Windsor – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records

Southington – Cemeteries – Genealogical Data from Connecticut Cemeteries : Southington

Stafford – Cemeteries – Stafford Springs, Connecticut, Civil War Veterans Burial Records, 1862-1913

Stamford – Cemeteries – Connecticut Cemeteries, 1673-1911

Stamford – Cemeteries – Headstone Inscriptions, Town of Stamford, Connecticut

Stamford – Cemeteries – Proceedings at the Dedication of Woodland Cemetery : Also, Articles of Association, By-laws, Rules and Regulations

Stamford – Newspapers – Connecticut, Fairfield County, Stamford, Newspapers : Daily Advocate (selections Only), 1892-1985

Stamford – Newspapers – Connecticut, Fairfield County, Stamford, Newspapers : Daily Advocate, 1892-2003

Stonington – Cemeteries – Old Homes in Stonington : with Additional Chapters and Graveyard Inscriptions

Stonington – Minorities – 1846 to 1948 Marriages of Portuguese People in Stonington, Ct.

Stonington – Minorities – 1861 to 1948 Deaths of Portuguese People in Stonington, CT

Suffield – Cemeteries – Gravestone Inscriptions at Zion’s Hill Cemetery, Suffield, CT

Suffield – Medical Records – Record of Cases of Midwifery, 1827-1882, at FS

Vernon – Cemeteries – Inscriptions from Cemeteries in the Towns of Bolton and Vernon, Connecticut

Wallingford – Cemeteries – Cemetery Records

Wallingford – Cemeteries – Centre Cemetery at Wallingford, Connecticut

Warren – Voting Registers – Litchfield County, Warren, Conn. Voters List, 1837-1859, at FS

Waterbury – Cemeteries – Ancient Burying-grounds of the Town of Waterbury, Connecticut : Together with Other Records of Church and Town

Watertown – Cemeteries – A Chronological List of Persons Interred in the Old Cemetery at Watertown, Conn : Including Date of Death, Age, and Family Relation

Watertown – Cemeteries – The Old Burying Ground of Ancient Westbury and Present Watertown

West Woodstock – Cemeteries – Miscellaneous Records of West Woodstock, Connecticut, 1747-1788

Westbrook – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions of Westbrook, Connecticut

Wethersfield – Cemeteries – Wethersfield (Village) Cemetery Records, 1887-1947

Wethersfield – Cemeteries – Wethersfield Inscriptions : a Complete Record of the Inscriptions in the Five Burial Places in the Ancient Town of Wethersfield, Including the Towns of Rocky Hill, Newington and Beckley Quarter (in Berlin), Also a Portion of the Inscriptions in the Oldest Cemetery in Glastonbury

Wilton – Cemeteries – Records of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1776-1901

Windsor – Cemeteries – Cemetery Inscriptions in Windsor, Connecticut : Appendix Containing Filley Records

Windsor – Obituaries- [Obituary, March 1994 Newsletter] : William M. Strong

 

 

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