TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Container List

Records 1758-1937

RG 062:129, Town of Somers

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2007 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Somers (Conn.)
Title: Town of Somers records
Dates: 1758-1937
Quantity: 22.5 cubic feet
Abstract: Administrative, military, land, vital, school and tax records for the town of Somers.
Identification: RG062_129
Accession: T000994
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

The town of Somers was named in July 1734 and annexed to Connecticut in May 1749.

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Scope and Content

Administrative, military, land, vital, school and tax records for the town of Somers.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

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

Alternate Creators:

Connecticut. Justice of the Peace (Somers)

Subjects:

Deeds -- Connecticut -- Somers
Justices of the peace -- Connecticut -- Somers
Local taxation -- Connecticut -- Somers -- Registers
Property tax -- Connecticut -- Somers -- Registers
School enrollment -- Connecticut -- Somers -- Statistics
Schools -- Connecticut -- Somers -- History -- Sources
Soldiers -- Connecticut -- Somers
Tax assessment -- Connecticut -- Somers -- Registers
Taxation -- Connecticut -- Somers -- Registers
Voting registers -- Connecticut -- Somers
Writs -- Connecticut -- Somers

Places:

Somers (Conn.) -- Records and correspondence
Somers (Conn.) -- Statistics, Vital

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Container List

Records, 1758-1937
Selectmen's reports, 1830-1879 Box 1
Constable's bonds, 1879-1902
Highway surveys and layouts, 1761-1876
Military service records, 1800-1914
World War I service records and honor roll, 1917-1919
Liquor licenses, 1824-1839
Deeds and leases received for registration, 1758-1933 Box 2
Abstracts of births, marriages and deaths, 1852-1897
First School Society records, including Board of Visitors records and treasurer's accounts, 1796-1897 Box 3
Ninth School district records, 1841-1898
Enumeration of school children reports, 1859-1936 Box 4
Board of Education correspondence, 1924-1936 Box 5
Somers Creamery Co. record book, annual report and incorporation papers, 1888
Somersville Co. Constitution, annual reports and record book, 1839-1852
Assorted records, undated
Town Treasurers' account books, 1758-1914 Boxes 6-7
Town Deposit Fund accounts, 1837-1908 Box 8
Justice of the peace records, writs, attachments [Primarily gift from H.A. Hamilton and Loren Griswold], 1807-1905 Boxes 9-12
Tax lists, 1797-1820 Box 13
Grand lists, 1801-1863
Individual tax lists, 1826
Abatements, 1813-1866
Assessors' books, 1861-1927 Boxes 14-15
scattered
Personal tax collectors' books, 1925-1931 Box 16
School district assessment lists, 1841-1888
Tax abstracts
Tax abstracts for 1914-1933 are not boxed.
1819-1843 Box 17
1844-1850, 1876 Box 18
1851, 1852, 1853, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1859 Box 19
1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869 Box 20
1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1879 Box 21
1880, 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1886, 1887, 1888, 1889 Box 22
1890, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894 Box 23
1895, 1896, 1897, 1898, 1899 Box 24
1900, 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905 Box 25
1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913 Box 26
1914, 1 volume
1915, 1 volume
1916, 1 volume
1917, 1 volume
1918, 1 volume
1919, 1 volume
1920, 1 volume
1921, 1 volume
1922, 1 volume
1923, 1 volume
1924, 1 volume
1925, 1 volume
1926, 1 volume
1927, 1 volume
1928, 1 volume
1929, 1 volume
1930, 1 volume
1931, 1 volume
1932, 1 volume
1933, 1 volume
Somersville Co. records, 1839-1852 Box 27
Town accounts, 1758-1842
Town accounts, 1828-1842
Selectman's book, 1790-1822
Lists of Electors, 1866-1883
Lists of Electors, 1840-1937, 1 bundle Oversize