This large index (over 1.2 million entries) to deaths in Connecticut contains name of decedent, sex, race, death date, death place, place of residence, age, marital status at death, and more. Many individuals in the index were born in the last half of the nineteenth century.
Armed with information in the death index, researchers may obtain death certificates from the appropriate town clerk in Connecticut (public records at the state level are temporarily closed). For more information, please contact the Connecticut Department of Public Health, Vital Records Section, P.O. Box 340308, Hartford, CT 06134-0308. Tel: (860) 509-7897.