The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records
Danbury, 1685-1847; Darien, 1820-1851; Derby, 1655-1852
Lorraine Cook White
The eighth volume in Ms. White's serialization of the Barbour Collection of Connecticut town vital records is a transcription of the vital records of the towns noted in the subtitle with dates of coverage as shown, and it contains the birth, marriage, and death records of approximately 30,000 individuals. Entries are listed in alphabetical order under each town and give name, date of event, names of parents, names of children, names of both spouses, and sometimes such items as age, occupation, and place of residence.