Genealogy Projects tagged with Ct on the Geni Family Tree

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  • State of Connecticut

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . The state of Connecticut is one of the original Thirteen Colonies and the fifth state admitted to the Union. This portal is for people researching its residents, southernmost state in the New England region, Connecticut is also often grouped along with New York and New Jersey as the Tri-State Area. It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, ...

  • Hartford in the Gilded Age: 1870 - 1900

    "Of all the beautiful towns it has been my fortune to see, this is the chief. ... You do not know what beauty is if you have not been here." -- Mark Twain on Hartford, 1868 In his 1873 novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today , Hartford resident Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) coined the term for the late 19th C. period of incredible wealth associated with the rise of white-collar employment...

  • 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...