TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Container List

Notebooks circa 1880-1900

Unprocessed material circa 1880-1900


RG 074:008, Harry I. Thompson West Haven Genealogical Papers

Inventory

Finding aid prepared by Damon M. Munz.

Copyright © 2008 by the Connecticut State Library


Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: Thompson, H. I.
Title: Harry I. Thompson West Haven genealogical papers
Dates: circa 1880-1900
Quantity: 1.75 cubic feet
Abstract: Notebooks and manuscript notes related to West Haven, Connecticut genealogy.
Identification: RG074_008
Accession: 1939-003
Language: The records are in English.

Scope and Content

Notebooks and manuscript notes related to West Haven, Connecticut genealogy.

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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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Related Material

Letters and list of portraits by Harry Ives Thompson [CSL call number StLib Archives 920 T373].

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Index Terms

Persons:

Thompson, Clarence E
Thompson, H. I.

Places:

West Haven (Conn.) -- Genealogy

Document Types:

Notebooks
Research notes

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Administrative Information

Alternative Form Available

The 42 notebooks are available on microfilm [CSL call number L.H. 4432-4434/5 (3 reels).]

Provenance

These papers were received on January 4, 1939 from Mr. Frederick W. Slater of New Haven, agent for Clarence E. Thompson, Jr. Clarence E. Thompson, Jr. inherited the papers from Harry I. Thompson.

The notebooks and manuscript notes were at one time separated. The manuscript notes were formerly catalogued as 974.62 W524t.

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Container List

Notebooks, circa 1880-1900
Pages are numbered consecutively for Volumes 1-19. Pages are unnumbered starting with Volume 20.
See Alternate Form Available.
Box Volume
Painter and allied families 1 1
Beecher, Smith, Candee, Thompson families, and others 2
Contains copies of deeds, wills, etc.
Extracts of the Colony Records, 1639-1649 3
Records "From Town Clerks Office, New Haven, Painter, etc." 4
Records "From Town Clerks Office, New Haven, Painter, etc."; Index and Notes 5
Index to Painter family. Vital records of various families (Bristoll, Candee, Painter, Downs, Lampson, Kimberly, Stevens, Clinton, Trowbridge, Brown, Prindle, Smith, Hall, Clark, Thomas, Tolles, etc.) 6
"George Lamberton's Quarter; Division of Land; About Early Settlers West Haven, Kimberly, Benham, Stevens, etc.; Names from Congregational Society Records, 1724-1849; Names from Simeon Smith's Account book, 1820-1829; 'West-side' 'West Side Farmers' 'West Parish of New Haven' etc.; 'West Haven Green' 'Old Parsonage' Extract N.Y. Independent, etc." 7
"Division of Lamberton's Farm among Children; Index and Notes 8
"The Old Burial Ground. Hearse House. Green Fence" 9
"Seating of the 1st Meting house, with other notes, Bell, etc. Extracts from 'Barbers Antiquities'. Old School House. 2nd Church Edifice" 10
"Reynolds Genealogy, Thomas Painters Children, Roger Alling, Edward Meloy" 11
Pages 881-902 are missing.
"Map of West Haven, 1800; Dea. Enos Smith; The older Houses in West Haven; Concerning the Simeon Smith, D.S. Thompson House; The Capt. Ichabod Smith Homestead; Gilead Kimberly House, The Reynolds Inn" 12
"Rum in West Haven, 1820-1830; Kimberly Genealogy; John M. Hubbards History of Western District; Malbon's Cove to Oyster River" 13
"Richards Genealogy and Ichabod Smith's Family" 14
Extracts from town records and notes 15
"New Haven Colonial Records, 1638-1665" 16
"New Haven Colonial Records, 1638-1665" 17
See Index in volume 16.
Beecher family records and extracts from the town records 18
Copies of wills and notes on various families 19
"Capt. Philemon Smith's Record of Deaths. Records of West Haven Tract Society" 20
"Genealogical Notes from Mrs. Tallmadge's Mss. 'Aunt Sena's list of deaths, etc." 21
"Extracts from Auto-Biography of Thomas Painter Soldier of the American Revolution 1776"
"Mrs. Wm. H. Tallmadge's Book of Genealogy of the Stevens and other families; Candee Genealogy, Extracts from work of C.C. Baldwin" 23
"Index and Notes" 24
"Index and Notes" 25
"Index" 26
"Mallory" 27
"Records of Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1649-1745; Downs, Bristol, Smith; Notes of Mrs. E.P. Smith, of Milford, Conn.; Genealogy of Chas. S. Smith of Terryville, Conn." 28
"English Genealogy-Thompson" 29
"American Genealogy-Thompson" 30
"The West Haven Kimberly Families" 31
"Lamberton" and "Lieut. Saml Smith, son of George Smith, the Settler" 32
"Wm. Wilkes, Philip Leek, Humphreville, Clinton, etc."
"2nd Division land of Richard Hull and John Budd" 34
Also contains notes on Bristol, Pardee, Painter familes.
Reynolds family 35
"Lieut. Robert Seeley's 2nd Division" 36
Also contains notes on Mallery, Trowbridge, Stevens, Smith, Thompson, Painter, Prindle families, etc.
"Clarke-Clark" 37
A copy of the records of Christ Church, West Haven 38
Society Records No. 2 39
A copy of the records of the West Haven First Ecclesiastical (Congregational) Society 2 40
Old houses of West Haven and division of lands 41
Index and Notes 42
Unprocessed material, circa 1880-1900
This material was received in 14 envelopes. The contents of each envelope were placed in a folder.
Papers 3-4