The Godfrey Memorial Library is a genealogical library in Connecticut with vast onsite collections. They have an online tool for a fee:


  • Godfrey Scholar+ Online Research Tool – For a small fee anyone can subscribe to Godfrey Scholar Plus and gain access to an immense reservoir of online databases to search. Find out more information
  • AGBI Search –Godfrey Memorial Library is the owner and publisher of the American Genealogical Biographical Index (AGBI) which contains more than four million names, statistics, and sources for research including local histories, church and vital records, military lists, and more. It also includes over two million records from the Boston Transcript. AGBI is the largest and most important genealogical reference set ever published and clearly the best starting point to find any early New England settlers. This is an index to the books and periodicals on our shelves. Patrons can make use of this valuable resource by making an AGBI search request. Our researchers will locate the reference to your ancestor and e-mail you a digital copy. The form is available to print off, fill out and mail in.
  • Research Requests – For those who have hit a wall in their research or simply do not know where to start. Our researchers will look through our resources and provide you with the information to answer your questions and suggest next steps. Find out more information
  • Family History Center – Patrons can order and view rented copies of microfilm from the Family History Library in Utah’s collection. Microfilm can be viewed using microfilm readers at the Godfrey Library. Find out more information



2 responses to “Godfrey Memorial Library”

  1. I have a Godfrey Memorial Library library book case holder like a becase holder breakcase holder. I am now 80 years old and do not remember what we call it. If you tell me how, I will send you a picture of it.It is like a brecase.It is black and has Godfrey Memorial Library on it…and “Serving Genealogists…..” I only what you can do to help me learn more about my family. Howard Fisher, 1449 Bent Oaks Blvd, Deland, Florida 32724

    1. Howard,

      Thanks for visiting the OnGenealogy directory. You can reach the Godfrey Memorial Library at or by phone at 1-860-346-4375.

      Best with your family history,



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