The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records

Wethersfield 1634-1868

Lorraine Cook White and Debra F. Wilmes

Print Price: $41.50

Format: paper
Edition: Volume 52
Imprint: GPC
ISBN: 9780806317038
Pub Date: 2002
Print Pages: vii + 345 pp.
Item: 6622

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Covering 137 Connecticut towns and comprising 14,333 typed pages, the Barbour Collection of Connecticut birth, marriage, and death records to about 1850 was the life work of Lucius Barnes Barbour, Connecticut Examiner of Public Records from 1911 to 1934. This present series, under the general editorship of Lorraine Cook White, is a town-by-town transcription of Barbour's celebrated collection of vital records, one of the last great manuscript collections to be published. Each volume in the series contains the birth, marriage, and death records of one or more Connecticut towns. Entries are listed in alphabetical order by town (also in alphabetical order) and give, typically, 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.

The town of Wethersfield is the subject of Volume 52, which was compiled by the Greater Debra F. Wilmes.