TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Container List

Series 1. Court Records 1854-1930

Series 2. Military Records 1861-1985


RG 062:152, Town of Waterford

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2012 by the Connecticut State Library


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Waterford (Conn.)
Title: Town of Waterford records
Dates: 1854-1985
Quantity: 6 cubic feet
Abstract: Court and military records for the town of Waterford.
Identification: RG062_152
Accession: 2012-044
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The town of Waterford was incorporated in October 1801 and was taken from New London.

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Scope and Content

Series 1. Court Records, 1854-1930, contain attachments.

Series 2. Military Records, 1861-1985, included in the front of each Soldier and Sailor Discharges volume are handwritten indexes arranged alphabetically by last name, first name, and some volumes list branch of service after the name. Volumes contain honorable discharges, certificate of service, certificate of death in service, continous service certificates, Merchant Marine certificates, notification of appointment letters, certificate of furlough, foreign military service records, and other documents documenting veterans military service. Each military service document was also dated received for record by the Waterford Town Clerk.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Soldiers and Sailors Discharges Volumes 2-12 are restricted. Connecticut General Statutes §1-219 restricts veteran’s military records including but not limited to a DD 214 form for 75 years. Contact State Archives staff for assistance.

These records are stored at an off-site facility and therefore may not be available on a same-day basis.

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:

Soldiers -- Connecticut -- Waterford

Places:

Waterford (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence

Document Types:

Court records
Military records

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The records were transferred to the State Library in May 2012.

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Container List

Series 1. Court Records, 1854-1930
Volume
Attachments, 1854-1930, 3 volumes 1-3
Series 2. Military Records, 1861-1985
Volume
Soldiers and Sailors Discharges, 1861-1934, 1 volume 1
Soldiers and Sailors Discharges, 1898-1985, 11 volumes 2-12
RESTRICTED
Connecticut General Statutes §1-219 restricts veteran’s military records including but not limited to a DD 214 form for 75 years. Contact State Archives staff for assistance.