- Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut
There are quite a few free, online Fairfield County Histories and related resources for Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Vital records, land records, tax records, and voting records are some records potentially kept at the county level. Many county histories include the history of the area, the early inhabitants and notable people, early officers and representatives, military service, the geology, roads, and waterways and more. County histories can provide valuable information about our ancestors and the information may include women, for whom records are often more difficult to obtain.
Online Fairfield County Histories and histories for cities and towns in Fairfield County include:
Inventory of the Town and City Archives of Connecticut, Fairfield County, Weston, 1940 (part of Weston later became Easton)
Newtown’s bicentennial: an account of the celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the purchase from the Indians of the land to the town of Newtown, Connecticut, held August fifth, nineteen hundred and five by George, 1906
The History of Redding Connecticut from its settlement to the present time, with notes on the Adams, Banks, Barlow, Bartlett, Bartram, Bates, Beach, Benedict, Betts, Burr, Burritt, Burton, Chatfield, Couch, Darling, Fairchild Foster, Gold, Gorham, Gray, Griffin, Hall, Hawley, Heron, Hill, Hull, Jackson, Lee, Lyon, Lord, Mallory, Meade, Meeker, Merchant, Morehouse, Perry, Platt, Read, Rogers, Rumsey, Sanford, Smith, Stow, and Strong families, by Todd, 1846