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Birge family record

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2010-152-0
Scope and Contents Record of the marriage of James Birge and Sally Palmer Birge in 1780 and the birth of their children in the 1780s and 1790s.
Dates: Created: circa 1810s

History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-2011-117-0
Scope and Contents The History of First Church of Christ Congregational Church collection (2011-117-0) is a collection of papers and a manuscript found in Small Acquisitions. The collection pertains to a history and list of members of the First Church of Christ Congregational Church in Litchfield Connecticut. Leonard Woolsey Bacon the pastor of the church was compiling a list of members from 1721 (when the church was founded) to 1859 (when he was pastor of the church). The collection contains two letters from...
Dates: Created: 1859; Other: Date acquired: 03/06/2013

Litchfield War Records Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-15-0
Scope and Contents The Litchfield War Records Committee records (2011-15-0, 1.88 linear feet) document men and women who served in the armed forces and auxiliary groups from Litchfield, Conn., during World War II. The papers consist of questionaires, photographs, minutes, notes, subject files, correspondence, and ephemera. The largest group of papers are returned questionnaires that list the service person's name, address, date of birth, next of kin, service dates and places, promotions, date and circumstances...
Dates: Created: 1940-1946; Other: Date acquired: 03/04/2012

Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss papers

 Fonds
Identifier: 2006-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss (1919-2006), writer, photographer, dairy farmer, philanthropist, and long-time Litchfield, Conn., resident. The majority of the papers document the foreign travels she made with her husband Hans Christoph Seherr-Thoss (1912-1992) and family members and friends to Europe, Russia, Afghanistan, Turkey, Iran, India, China, Japan, Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, the Galapagos Islands, and other places. The papers also relate to her involvement in local...
Dates: 1920-2006

Seymour family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1949-37-0
Scope and Contents The papers of the Seymour family of Litchfield, Conn. Principal figures are Maj. Moses Seymour (1742-1826); two of his sons, Ozias Seymour (1776-1851), and Epaphroditus Seymour (1783-1854); and Ozias Seymour's son, Origen Storrs Seymour (1804-1881). A number of other members of the Seymour family and its relatives, in particular, members of the Storrs family of Mansfield, Conn., and Woodruff family of Litchfield, are also represented. The papers include correspondence, business records, deeds...
Dates: Created: 1777-1923; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Sheldon family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1955-34-0
Scope and Contents The Sheldon family papers primarily relate to Daniel Sheldon (1726-1772) and Lucretia Gross Sheldon (1724-1772), their son Dr. Daniel Sheldon (1750-1840), their grandchildren Daniel Sheldon Jr. (1780-1828), Lucy Sheldon Beach (1788-1889), Henry Sheldon (1790-1868?) and William Sheldon (1802-1826), and their great grandson Frederick Sheldon (1827-1907). The papers consist of correspondence, memoranda, school papers, and other items. Dr. Daniel Sheldon was a son of Danel and Lucretia Gross...
Dates: Created: 1768-1897; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1938

Stoddard family papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1997-34-0
Scope and Contents The papers (1703-1906) of the Stoddard family of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, documents related to estates, legal documents, financial records, and other items. John Stoddard (1674/5-1727/8) of Wethersfield, Conn., was one of the original proprietors of Litchfield. He married Sarah Camp. Their children were Lydia, Moses, Sarah, Jerusha, Mary, John, Abigail, James, Josiah, and Prudence. Moses Stoddard (1700/1-1777) married Ruth Goodwin. Their children were Hannah, Jerusha,...
Dates: Created: 1703-1906; Other: Majority of material found in 1703-1851; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1997

Grant Wickwire papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-99-0
Scope and Contents Deeds, promissory notes, and a certificate indicating service in the American Revolution relating to Litchfield, Conn., resident Grant Wickwire (1760-1848).

Grant Wickwire was born in Colchester, Conn. He settled in Litchfield County in 1788. He served in the American Revolution and received a pension. In 1791, he married Sarah Throop (1776-1821), the daughter of William Throop and Eunice Stilson. Grant Wickwire and Sarah Throop Wickwire had thirteen children.
Dates: Created: 1789-1823

Samuel Wright papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1953-26-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Samuel Wright (1789-1875) of Litchfield, Conn., including correspondence, deeds, financial records, legal documents, records related to the militia, and tax collection documents. Samuel Wright was the son of Jonathan Wright (1745/46-1836) and his third wife, Thankful Landon (1757?-1831), who was the widow of Benjamin Gibbs. Jonathan's first wife was Leah Bissell (1747?-1782). Many of the deeds in the papers relate to land transactions involving his wives' families. Samuel Wright...
Dates: Created: 1767-1877; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1953

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