We have added the fifth and final volume to the database Seymour, CT: Vital Records, 1700-1914. Volume 5 covers the period from 1 Jan 1911 through 31 Dec 1914. This volume adds 37 pages, and over 6,000 searchable names.
This database contains all the records compiled in the five-volume series Vital Statistics of Seymour, Connecticut. These books were published by W.C. Sharpe in Seymour, Connecticut between 1883 and 1923, and are organized by year of record as follows:
- Volume 1: 1700 – 1882
- Volume 2: 1883 – 1891
- Volume 3: 1892 – 1900
- Volume 4: 1901 – 1910
- Volume 5: 1911 – 1914
This database has over 380 pages and contains 33,000 searchable names. The record types include birth, baptism, marriages, deaths, and burials.
The town of Seymour is located in New Haven County and was incorporated in 1850. Previously, Seymour was a part of Derby, Connecticut. The town was named for Governor Thomas H. Seymour, who was buried there in the Cedar Hill Cemetery after his death from Typhod Fever in 1868.
This update is made possible by the efforts of our volunteer David Anderson. If you have some time and would like to get involved in the database digitization or indexing processes please contact Rachel Adams, Database Services Volunteer Coordinator via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note: This database is available to Individual-level and above NEHGS members only. Consider membership.