Chester Genealogy (in Middlesex County, CT)

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NOTE: Additional records that apply to Chester are also found through the Middlesex County and Connecticut pages.


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Chester Birth Records

1630-1920 Connecticut Church Record Abstracts Ancestry online

Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Ancestry online

Connecticut, Birth Records, 1897-present Connecticut Department of Public Health

Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1847-1917 Family History Library

The Barbour collection of Connecticut town vital records. Canton 1806-1853, Chaplin 1822-1851, Chatham 1767-1854, Cheshire 1780-1840, Chester 1836-1852, Clinton 1838-1854, Diary of Aaron G. Hurd-Clinton, 1809-1878 WorldCat

Chester Cemetery Records

1629-1934 Connecticut Hale Collection Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices Ancestry online

Cedar Lake Cemetery (included in Connecticut Hale Collection) Ancestry online

Cedar Lake Cemetery aka West End Cemetery Billion Graves online

Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934 (selections) Ancestry online

Laurel Hill Cemetery Find a Grave online

Laurel Hill Cemetery (included in Connecticut Hale Collection) Ancestry online

New Town House Hill Cemetery (included in Connecticut Hale Collection) Ancestry online

Old Cemetery Find a Grave online

Old Town House Hill Cemetery (included in Connecticut Hale Collection) Ancestry online

Percent Photographed Hearse Hill Cemetery Find a Grave online

Saint Josephs Cemetery Find a Grave online

St. Joseph's Cemetery (included in Connecticut Hale Collection) Ancestry online

West End Cemetery Find a Grave online

Chester Census Records

Federal Census of 1940, Chester, Connecticut LDS Genealogy online

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry online

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage online

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search online

Chester Church Records

1630-1920 Connecticut Church Record Abstracts Ancestry online

Account book, 1873-1899, Baptist Sabbath School (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Church records, 1741-1929, Congregational Church (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Church records, 1841-1849, Chester Village Methodist Episcopal Society (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Church records, 1886-1941, First Baptist Church (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Church records, 1898-1930, St. Luke's Mission (Chester, Connecticut : Protestant Episcopal) Family History Library

Historical sketch of the Congregational Church of Chester, Connecticut : from its organization, September 15, 1742, to September 15, 1892, a period of one hundred and fifty years Family History Library

Manual, Congregational Church (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Marriages Prior to 1800 in the Congregational Church of Chester Jane Devlin online

Records, 1814-1843, Female Benevolent and Praying Society (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Records, 1828-1858, Temperance Society (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Records, 1853-1909, Ladies' Benevolent Association (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Records, 1874-1919, Women's Baptist Missionary Society (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Saybrook, Connecticut, church records, Frederick L'Hommedieu copy : Old Saybrook Congregational Church 1736-1782, Centerbrook Congregational Church 1759-1832, Chester Congregational Church 1759-1835 Family History Library

Sketches of Chester Sunday School, 1892 Family History Library

Subscription lists 1822, Fourth Ecclesiastical Society (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Sunday School records 1819-1834, Congregational Church. Sabbath School Association (Chester, Connecticut) Family History Library

Chester City Directories

Chester, CT 1913-1916, 1918-1919, 1924, 1928 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Connecticut City Directories (includes Chester 1964, 1982) Ancestry online

Connecticut City Directories (includes Old Saybrook, Chester, Deep River, Essex, Westbrook 1964) Ancestry online

Chester Death Records

1629-1934 Connecticut Hale Collection Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices Ancestry online

1630-1920 Connecticut Church Record Abstracts Ancestry online

1897-1968 Connecticut Death Records Ancestry online

1949-2012 Connecticut Death Index Ancestry online

1949-2012 Connecticut Deaths Index MyHeritage online

Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Ancestry online

Connecticut, Death Records, 1897-present Connecticut Department of Public Health

Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934 (selections) Ancestry online

Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1847-1917 Family History Library

The Barbour collection of Connecticut town vital records. Canton 1806-1853, Chaplin 1822-1851, Chatham 1767-1854, Cheshire 1780-1840, Chester 1836-1852, Clinton 1838-1854, Diary of Aaron G. Hurd-Clinton, 1809-1878 WorldCat

Chester Histories and Genealogies

History of Chester, Middlesex County, Connecticut Jane Devlin online

Supplement to the Deep River new era Family History Library

Chester Immigration Records

Connecticut, Federal Naturalization Records, 1790-1996 Ancestry online

Naturalization index, 1844-1955 Family History Library

Naturalization records (Middlesex County, Connecticut), 1841-1945 Family History Library

Naturalization records, 1844-1871 Family History Library

Naturalization records, 1844-1909 Family History Library

Chester Land Records

Land records, 1836-1920 Family History Library

Middlesex County Deeds Jane Devlin online

Proprietors records 1730-1753 Family History Library

Chester Map Records

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Chester, Middlesex County, Connecticut, August 1897 Library of Congress online

Chester Marriage Records

1630-1920 Connecticut Church Record Abstracts Ancestry online

Connecticut Marriage Records, 1897-1968 Ancestry online

Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Ancestry online

Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1620-1926 (includes Middlesex County 1640-1808) Ancestry online

Connecticut, Marriage Records, 1897-present Connecticut Department of Public Health

Early Connecticut marriages as found on ancient church records prior to 1800 Family History Library

Marriages Prior to 1800 in the Congregational Church of Chester Jane Devlin online

Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1847-1917 Family History Library

The Barbour collection of Connecticut town vital records. Canton 1806-1853, Chaplin 1822-1851, Chatham 1767-1854, Cheshire 1780-1840, Chester 1836-1852, Clinton 1838-1854, Diary of Aaron G. Hurd-Clinton, 1809-1878 WorldCat

Chester Newspapers and Obituaries

1629-1934 Connecticut Hale Collection Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices Ancestry online

Offline Newspapers for Chester

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

New Era. (Chester, Conn.) 1874-1882

Chester Probate Records

Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 Ancestry online

Early Wills & Probate Records of Middlesex County Jane Devlin online

Probate records, 1780-1920 Family History Library

Chester School Records

Saybrook [Deep River] and Valley Regional [Chester, Deep River and Essex] High School Yearbooks Deep River Public Library online


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