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  • Yale University

    Yale University Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Incorporated as the "Collegiate School," the institution traces its roots to 17th-century clergymen who sought to establish a college...

  • Early Families of Suffield, Connecticut

    Starting with Kent family of Suffield, we'll collect, clean up, "MP," and write good profiles About Me narratives for the early families of Suffield, Connecticut. Please email Hatte Blejer or any of the collaborators to join the project if you are interested. The list from the above website is shown below. Feel free to add any additional families who settled early in Suffield, certainly tho...

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  • Families of Ancient Wethersfield

    In 1633 John Oldham from Watertown in the Massachusetts Bay Colony explored the Connecticut River. The following year he and some companions built temporary housing and passed the winter at Wethersfield. With the arrival of warmer weather other settlers, many also from Watertown, arrived from Massachusetts Bay. Wethersfield has its niche in history, being " Ye Most Auncient Towne " in Conne...

  • Skull and Bones

    Skull and Bones is an undergraduate senior or secret society at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut. It is a traditional peer society to Scroll and Key and Wolf's Head, as the three senior class 'landed societies' at Yale. The society is known informally as "Bones," and members are known as "Bonesmen." Until 1971, the organization published annual membership rosters, which were kept at Yale...

  • Center Church Crypt, New Haven

    This project identifies Geni Profiles for the New Haven Crypt. The Crypt contains the identified remains of about 137 people, and the likely remains of over 1,000 that are unidentified known crypt inhabitants, list uploaded as a Project document or on this link: New Haven Crypt Names Please join us as a collaborator, add your ancestor's profile, and if possible, link the profile in the "overv...

  • Early Families of Milford, Connecticut

    Milford lies in New Haven County on Long Island sound and is separated from the township of Stratford on the west by the Housatonic river, and about 10 miles S.W. of New Haven. The town, one of the original six plantations of New Haven Colony, was established in 1639, two years after the Pequot War, by Reverend Peter Prudden (lot 40). First named Wepowage, the Indian name for the river that flo...

  • United States House of Representatives from Connecticut

    As described, the member of the United States House of Representatives for the State of Connecticut.

  • New England

    This is a sub-project for the Colonial Americas Master Project. New England is a region in the northeastern corner of the United States consisting of the six states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. New England is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Canada (the Canadian Maritimes and Quebec) and the state of New York. In one of the earliest Englis...

  • General Court of the Colony of Connecticut

    This is a place for all men who served as members of the General Court of the Colony of Connecticut during the 1636 - 1776 period, before it was replaced by the Connecticut General Assembly (which remains today). The seat of the Court was originally at Hartford, then began alternating with New Haven when that colony merged with the Connecticut Colony. Other information will be here when som...

  • Original Planters: New Haven, CT, 1643

    Division of Land The schedule, though prepared before April, 1841, is found in the record-book amid the records of 1643. The schedule furnishes important aid in determining who were proprietors of the town in the first years of its history. While the division of lands was in progress, the name of the plantation was changed, by order of a general court held on the first day of September, 164...

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  • Early Settlers of Woodstock, Connecticut

    Please add profiles representing the "founding families" of Woodstock. Profiles must be set to "public.". The resources collected on the media gallery are available for all - and please do contribute more. A Brief History of the Town of Woodstock, CT From The Town of Woodstock : In 1636, Thomas Hooker and his party may have passed by way of the Connecticut Path, going to settle what is no...

  • Original Proprietors of Haddam, Connecticut

    Please add profiles for the founders of Haddam, Connecticut to this project, and link to the index in bold when done. From A Brief History of Haddam Plantation at Thirty Mile Island In 1660 the Connecticut Colonial Legislature sent Matthew Allyn and Samuel Willys down the Connecticut River from Hartford to purchase land from the Wangunk Indian Tribe at the place the English called 'Land o...

  • Original Planters: Guilford, Connecticut, 1639

    The first settlers of Guilford, Connecticut came to America as passengers on the Saint John. The company of settlers on the Saint John was led by the Reverend Henry Whitfield , who had been the rector of St. Margaret's at Ockley in Surrey since 1616. They sailed from England on 20 May 1639 under the command of a Captain Richard Russell, and arrived at New Haven (then Quinnipac), Connecticut, ...

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  • United States Senators from Connecticut

    United States Senators from Connecticut List of United States Senators from Connecticut (from U.S. Senate web site-no links) List of United States Senators from Connecticut (with wikipedia links)

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  • Early Families of Wallingford, Connecticut

    Wallingford was established on October 10, 1667, when the Connecticut General Assembly authorized the "making of a village on the east river" to 38 planters and freemen. The “long highway” located on the ridge of the hill above the sandy plain along the Quinnipiac River is the present Main Street in Wallingford. On May 12, 1670, Wallingford was incorporated and about 126 people se...

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  • Original Proprietors: Hartford, CT

    Original Proprietors Of Hartford, CT., 1636 Profile Biographical Summaries: The link below will open a document that contains fully cited profiles for all Hartford Original Proprietors formatted correct for geni.com profile "about me" sections. You should be able to simply copy and paste the citation into each profile :) [rstebbing] Full Profiles of Original Proprietors Finding Aids: ...

  • Cedar Hill Cemetery of Hartford, Connecticut

    Since 1864, Ceder Hill Cemetery in Hartford, Connecticut has served as the final resting place of some of the most important people in Connecticut and American history. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Cedar Hill Cemetery is a classic example of the " rural cemetery movement " that combines beautiful architectural and landscaping work with dignity for the deceased. Much mor...

  • Oldest Homes in Connecticut

    List of the oldest buildings in Connecticut Please add profiles to this project. Feel free to ask for your state's oldest homes list, too ... | Henry Whitfield House‎ | Guilford, Connecticut|Guilford| 1639 |Oldest surviving stone American Colonial house in New England, museum since 1899. | Loomis Homestead | Windsor, Connecticut|Windsor| 1640-1688 | Ell from 1640, main house ...

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  • Original Proprietors: Farmington, CT

    About 30 heads of households settled in Farmington before 1655. Most of Farmington’s first settlers were men of modest though respectable rank in England – husbandmen, artisans, and yeomen, but among the first proprietors of the town (men who owned land but didn’t actually become settled inhabitants) men of gentry status in England and of the highest rank in the new colony,...

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  • Founders of Norwich CT

    Norwich, Connecticut was founded in 1659 by settlers from Old Saybrook led by Major John Mason and Reverend James Fitch. They purchased the land that would become Norwich from the local Native American Mohegan Tribe. note: To become a Member by Descent it is necessary to provide documentation that proves your ancestry to one of the original proprietors. To apply, you will need an Applicatio...

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  • Enfield, Connecticut, USA

    Early families and people in Enfield, Connecticut.

  • Jamaican Families in Hartford, Connecticut, 1940-Present

    This project is a sub-project of the The West Indies - Caribbean Region Master Project and Notable West Indian Americans and Canadians . Hartford, Connecticut, has more generations (4-5) of Jamaicans and Caribbean people. At one time, the mayor was Jamaican. (Philip Bedward, 3-5-12). Jamaican men first migrated to Connecticut for seasonal work on tobacco farms during World War II as part of...

  • Native American Tribes- State of Connecticut

    Links Naming Conventions Indian Tribes of Connecticut Indian Tribes of Connecticut Mahican The northwestern corner of Litchfield County was occupied by the Wawyachtonoc, a tribe of the Mahican Confederacy of the upper Hudson, though their main seats were in Columbia and Dutchess Counties, N. Y. Mohegan The name means "wolf." They are not to be confused with...

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  • Connecticut in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Connecticut who served in the Union Army.