TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Other Finding Aid

Container List

Record books 1855-1953

Probate files 1847-1977, bulk 1855-1976


RG 004:164, Windsor Probate Court

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2013 by the Connecticut State Library


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Connecticut. Probate Court (Windsor District)
Title: Windsor Probate Court records
Dates: 1847-1977
Quantity: 118 cubic feet
Abstract: Record books, 1855-1953; Probate files, 1847-1977, bulk 1855-1976.
Identification: RG004_164
Accession: 2011-034, 2012-012
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

Windsor, Hartford County, Town settled 1633, named 1637

The Windsor Probate District was constituted July 4, 1855, from the Hartford Probate District. The Windsor Probate District merged with the East Windsor Probate District to create the Region #4 Probate District which serves the municipalities of East Windsor, South Windsor, and Windsor.

Town of Windsor, Probate District chronology:

1633 - July 3, 1855, Hartford District
1649 - 1677, Particular Court Records
May 1759 - May 1768, Stafford District (covered Ellington Parish until it was set off with the Town of East Windsor in 1768)
July 4, 1855 - January 4, 2011 Windsor District
January 5, 2011 - Present, Region #4 District

For Probate Court contact information and hours of operation see, Probate Court Directory.

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Scope and Content

Probate record books, vol. 1-36, 1855-1952. Contact the probate court to access original record books numbered after 36. See Alternative Form Available note below.

Probate files, 1847-1977, bulk 1855-1976. Probate files may consist of estates, conservatorships, guardianships, commitments, and insolvencies. See Alternative Form Available note below.

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Arrangement

Record books in accession 2012-012 are numbered 1-35. There are two volumes numbered 1.

Probate files in accession 2011-034 are arranged roughly alphabetically in two A-Z sequences. The first sequence spans 1847-1975, bulk 1855-1975, and the second sequence spans 1863-1977, bulk 1931-1976.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Researchers should first consult use copies when available. See Alternate Form Available Section below.

Accession 2012-012, Record books, 1855-1952, and Accession 2011-034, Probate files, 1847-1977, bulk 1855-1976, are stored at an off-site facility and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

Probate files from 1921-1946 are RESTRICTED as they may contain confidential documents. Tax returns (succession, transfer and estate tax returns and all attachments) from January 1, 1921 and later are confidential per Connecticut General Statutes §12-15. Adoptions (all documents) from January 1, 1944 and later are confidential per Connecticut General Statutes §45a-754. Contact State Archives staff for assistance.

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Index Terms

Subjects:

Probate records -- Connecticut -- Windsor

Places:

Windsor (Conn.)

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Administrative Information

Alternative Form Available

Record books, vol. 1, 2, 4, 6, 9, 15, 1847-1916, were microfilmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah and are available for use in the History and Genealogy reading room or through the LDS Family History Centers.

Provenance

The probate files in accession 2011-034 were transferred to the Connecticut State Library on October 19, 2010, December 30, 2010, and December 9, 2011.

The record books in accession 2012-012 were transferred to the Connecticut State Library on December 9, 2011.

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Other Finding Aid

Record Books: Index cards for the record books have been scanned. Ask History and Genealogy staff for assistance.

Probate Files: The History and Genealogy reference staff has access to an index for the files in accession 2011-034.

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Container List

Record books, 1855-1953, Accessison: 2012-012, 18 cubic feet (36 volumes)
Volume
Wills & distributions of estates, 1857-1881 1
Orders and decrees, 1855-1871 1
On spine: "Records"
Wills, inventories, etc., 1855-1870, 1897 2
Orders and decrees, 1870-1885 3
Records, 1870-1889, 1898, 1908 4
Orders and decrees, 1885-1894 5
Records, 1889-1897 6
On spine: "Manuscript"
Applications and returns, 1892-1911 7
Orders and decrees, 1894-1901 8
Records, 1897-1904 9
On spine: "Manuscript"
Orders and decrees, 1902-1909 10
Records, 1904-1911 11
On spine: "Manuscript"
Bonds, 1906-1935 12
Orders and decrees, 1909-1917 13
Applications and returns, 1910-1924 14
Records, 1911-1916 15
On spine: "Manuscript"
Records, 1916-1919 16
On spine: "Manuscript"
Orders and decrees, 1917-1922 17
Records, 1919-1922 18
On spine: "Manuscript"
Orders and decrees, 1922-1927 19
Applications and returns, 1922-1929 20
Records, 1921-1922 21
On spine: "Manuscript"
Records, 1925-1927 22
On spine: "Manuscript"
Orders and decrees, 1927-1932 23
Records, 1927-1930 24
On spine: "Manuscript"
Records, 1930-1932 25
On spine: "Manuscript"
Applications and returns, 1931-1942 26
Orders and decrees, 1932-1937 27
Records, 1932-1934 28
On spine: "Manuscript"
Records, 1934-1936 29
On spine: "Manuscript"
Bonds, 1936-1953 30
Records, 1936-1937 31
On spine: "Manuscript"
Orders and decrees, 1937-1941 32
Records, 1937-1939 33
On spine: "Manuscript"
Applications and returns, 1938-1952 34
Records, 1939-1948 35
On spine: "Manuscript"
Probate files, 1847-1977, bulk 1855-1976, Accession: 2011-034, 100 cubic feet
Arranged into two alphabetic sequences as received from Probate Court. The first sequence spans 1847-1975, bulk 1855-1975, and the second sequence spans 1863-1977, bulk 1931-1976.
Box
Abbott - Barker 1
Barnard - Billings, R. 2
Billings, W. - Brown, Allison 3
Brown, Allison - Case, H. 4
Case, J. - Cobb, E. 5
Cobb, H. - Darcy 6
Darling - Drake 7
Drew - Filley, Julia 8
Filley, Joseph - Garvan 9
Gatchell - Griswold 10
Gruodis - Hayden, Lucinda 11
Hayden, Lucretia - Holcomb 12
Holden - Johnson, Keith 13
Johnson, Mary - LaFluer 14
Laflin - Loomer, C. 15
Loomer, F. - Mack 16
Mackey - Maude, H. 17
Maude, N. - Mills 18
Miner - Niles 19
Noble - Paulouskis 20
Paul - Pilifka 21
Pillsbury - Reynolds 22
Rengerman - Schindelholz 23
Schmidt - Solek 24
Soloshun - Taylor 25
Tatro - Voto 26
Vromont - Wilson, R. 27
Wilson, S. - Zukowski 28
Abbey - Allen, L. 29
Allen, M. - Bailey, E. 30
Bailey, G. - Barnes, M. 31
Barnes, R. - Beebe 32
Beeman - Billings, L. 33
Billings, R. - Bousquet 34
Bourdo - Brown, L. 35
Brown, M. - Busch 36
Busel - Carmody 37
Carmon - Chamberlin, C. 38
Chamberlin, E. - Clapp, E. 39
Clapp, G. - Cohon 40
Cole - Cranouski, P. 41
Cranouski, W. - Danno 42
Darack - Didno 43
Dickinson - Dower 44
Downey - Eagleson, G. 45
Eagleson, J. - Evans, James 46
Evans, Joseph - Feldman, M. 47
Feldman, S. - Flynt 48
Fogg - Fusco, T. 49
Fusco, G. - Gaylord 50
Gazik - Gonzalez 51
Goodale - Griffing 52
Griggs - Hagarty 53
Haggett - Harrison 54
Hart - Hemphill 55
Henault - Holcomb 56
Holcombe, A. - Holcombe, Oliver 57
Holcombe, Oliver - Hube, E. 58
Hube, F. - Jakobek, Martin 59
Jakobek, Mary - Jones, A. 60
Jones, B. - Keenan 61
Kegel - Kissouth, H. 62
Kissouth, S. - Lachapelle 63
Kuraitis - Lee 64
Leek - Linsley, Selden 65
Linsley, Selden - Luddy, A. 66
Luddy, J. - Mackie 67
Maddaluno - Marshall, A. 68
Marshall, E. - Maude 69
Maynard - McLaughlin 70
McLeod - Mills, Candace 71
Mills, Catherine - Moore 72
Moran - Nadler 73
Nagle - Nordberg 74
Norman - O'Leary, James 75
O'Leary, John - Paradis 76
Parente - Peck 77
Peichert - Phelphs, Maria 78
Phelps, Mary - Porter 79
Porteus - Quinn 80
Raleigh - Redfield 81
Reed - Root 82
Rooney - Sador 83
Sadowsky - Schmidt 84
Schillinger - Sheriden 85
Sherluck - Slavkin 86
Sledjeski - Snider, H. 87
Snider, W. - Starinovich 88
Starkel - Stromberg 89
Strong - Szlyjka 90
Szomatouski - Tibbetts 91
Tiffany - Tumillo 92
Turgeon - Urgo 93
Uricchio - Warner 94
Wasilauskas - Wheeler 95
Whipple - Willcox 96
Williams - Witkins 97
Witkowski - Wright 98
Wrisley - Zagrodnick 99
Zajac - Zutkowski 100
Box 100 contains 59 additional files for surnames ranging from Anton to Young.