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Genealogical Research


Mailed, e-mailed and faxed inquiries will be answered, but we cannot do detailed genealogical or historical research in books and microfilm.

For research inquiries, please use our contact form.

Professional Genealogists

Contact one of the following agencies for recommendations for a qualified, professional researcher and/or historic and genealogical records.
(There may be a cost associated with any of the societies listed below.)

Connecticut Ancestry Society
P. O. Box 249
Stamford, CT 06904-0249

Connecticut Society of Genealogists
P. O. Box 435
Glastonbury, CT 06033

Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: 860-757-6580
Fax: 860-757-6677

Stamford Historical Society
1508 High Ridge Road
Stamford, CT 06903
Phone: (203) 329-1183

List of Professional Genealogists

The Ferguson Library does not have a formal genealogical research program. Connecticut Ancestry Society provided to the library the following list of members, who are available to conduct the genealogical research. The Ferguson Library makes no recommendation of these individuals, and cannot accept responsibility for the results or satisfaction obtained. Please see the Connecticut ancestry Society disclaimer and the list.

"This is a listing of members of Connecticut Ancestry Society, Inc., who have indicated that they are available to do genealogical research for a fee. Arrangements must be made directly on an individual basis. The Society does not have a formal research program, and has not performed any qualification or examination for this purpose. The Society makes no recommendation of these individuals, and cannot accept responsibility for the results or satisfaction obtained."

Researchers and genealogists

Frederick C. Hart Jr., CG
1311 Great hill Rd.
North Guilford, CT 06437-3649
(203) 457-9383
Certified Genealogist; CSL listed;
All CT, especially Fairfield County listed
and the Shoreline.

Nora Galvin, CG
Certified Genealogist; Irish Research.
Research for all CT.

Harlan R. Jessup
25 Taunton Ridge
Newton, CT 06470
(203) 270-7887
CSL listed; All CT, especially pre-1850 Central & Western towns.

Rev. Dr. Robert L. Rafford
57 Clear View Knoll
Middlebury, CT 06762
(203) 758-9798 or 1-877-MY-ROOTS
29 years experience, 19th & 20th century, immigrations, limited to CT.

Barbara J. Mathews, CG
18 Blossom Street
Lexington, MA 02173-8110
(781) 862-0065; Fax 862-7139
Fairfield Co., CT; Orange Co.

Claire Ammon Genealogical Services, LLC
PO Box 9517
New Haven, CT 06534
Phone: 203 974 9598
Fax: 888 862 5053