Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Tuesday's Tip: Remember to Check the Town's Website for Record Information
When you search for a Connecticut vital record, do you start by checking the town's website? This is so basic, I often forget to do it. It seems so easy. You send a request to the town clerk along with twenty dollars. You have your record. But was the record taken in that town? Checking the town website can save you a few steps. Connecticut towns were often formed from other towns. That means your ancestor's record may not be where you think it is. Some Connecticut towns (such as Canton) have made an effort to help. You might as well take advantage!