Welcome to the Branford Genealogy Web

This web site was created to assist those individuals who are interested in history and genealogy resources relating to the town of Branford, Connecticut. The site is intended to be a work in progress; information and databases will be posted as they become available and as time permits. Please keep in mind that every effort has been made to provide accurate information and links to reputable sites; however, all genealogical data should be verified using the original source whenever possible. While the author would like to provide individual assistance, such assistance is limited by the number of requests received and the amount of time required to fulfill such requests.


Photograph of a beach in Branford during winter
                               Photo courtesy of Jason Neely

Branford Sources
  • James Blackstone Memorial Library
  • Branford Historical Society
  • Branford Town Hall
  • Census of 1667
  • Census of 1790
  • Census of 1800
  • Census of 1810
  • Damascus Cemetery
  • Early Branford Marriages
  • First Settlers List
  • Willoughby Wallace Library
    General Online Sources
  • Cyndi's List
  • FamilySearch
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society
  • RootsWeb
  • Social Security Death Index
  • Soundex Converter
  • Town/County Search
  • USGenWeb Project


  • Connecticut Sources
  • Atwater's History of the Colony of New Haven
  • Barbour Collection
  • Books We Own Index
  • Colonial Records 1636-1776
  • Connecticut Cemeteries
  • Connecticut Historical Society
  • Connecticut Municipal Historians
  • Connecticut Society of Genealogists
  • Connecticut State Library
  • Historical Societies in CT
  • LDS Family History Centers
  • New Haven Colony Historical Society
  • New Haven GenWeb Project
  • New Haven Probate
  • Tombstone Transcription Project
  • Vital Records Information
  • Page created and maintained by Deborah Trofatter, Reference Librarian at the James Blackstone Memorial Library
    Copyright © 2000-2011