Connecticut Genealogy

Welcome to the
Town of Barkhamsted

Litchfield County, Connecticut
CTGenWeb Project &
AHGP Project

My name is Linda Pingel and I am the host for the town of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut. This page is a part of both the US Gen Web Project and the American History Genealogy Project. If you have any information to contribute for the town of Barkhamsted, please contact me via e-mail.

Early Barkhamsted History

Family Outlines

Surname Page

Query Page

Early Marriages

Vital Records
(Barbour Collection)
Ackley - Case        Caster - Howd        Howe - Loomis

Commemorative Biographical Record of Tolland and Windham Counties Connecticut
Publisher: J.H. Beers & Co., Chicago; 1903

Janet Krompier has volunteered to do "look ups" from "The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records" for the nearby town of Norfolk 1758-1850. Please be as specific as possible.....preferably providing both the given name and surname as there are many listings for the same surname. Also, please specify "Norfolk vital record look up" in the subject line of your e-mail.

Thank you Janet!!!

Visit one of the web sites of Ray Brown for a list of Barkhamsted Revolutionary Soldiers
Litchfield County, CT Revolutionary Soldiers


Palatiah Allyn from Windsor
Stephen Chub
Israel Jones
from Enfield
Wm. Austin
from Suffield
Jonathan King
from Suffield
John Norton
from Suffield
Amos Case
from Simsbury
John Ives
from Hamden
Daniel, Wm. & Gad Rexford
from New Haven
Joseph Shepherd
from Hartford
Joseph Wilder
from East Haddam

Can't Find that Elusive Ancestor?

Let others help you in your quest for that "elusive one" by submitting a query and/or your surnames

Someone...somewhere has just that clue that you need to continue your search

Submit Yours Today


Submit via E-mail per the following instructions:

Message Body: Write your query as you would like it to appear
Closing: Name & E-mail Address (required)

If you follow the above format, your query will be uploaded to the web site with as little delay as possible.



Submit via E-mail per the following instructions:

Message Body: List your Barkhamsted Surnames
Closing: Name & E-mail Address

If you follow the above format, your surnames will be uploaded to the web site with as little delay as possible.

Barkhamsted Resources and Links


The Barkhamsted Historical Society will be adding material on a monthly basis, so check back often.

Barkhamsted is a residential community located in Litchfield County, 15 miles northwest of Hartford. Our population is 3,620 on over 39 square miles of beautiful countryside and reservoir area.

If you have any reference material on or related to Barkhamsted and would like to volunteer as a resource, or if you know of a Barkhamsted link that would be appropriate to add to this page, please e-mail me with the details......thank you. Linda Pingel

When contacting a resource volunteer, please do not forget to thank them for their time and effort.

Volunteers Needed!!! Your Name & Resource Can be Listed Here

Other Genealogical Sites of Interest

Newspaper Abstracts - an interesting and growing collection of news articles dating back into the 1800's. You may find your ancestor, place them in time and place, and read an article about their life.

Cyndi's List - many many many links can be found here.

Ancestry - many sites can be searched for free but membership will get you into all the sites.  (This one is well worth the membership fees)

US Biographies - numerous biographies "on line" by state.

For Canadian searchers (especially Quebec) visit Marlene Simmons' site.

GenForum - chat, search and post queries - all in the same visit.

Higginson Books - when you can't find it, buy it.

LDS (Latter Day Saints) - on line search

Roots Web - list your surnames

Scotland searchers - find information on your clan history here.

Scotland - found your clan? View and order your tartan at the House of Tartan

Surname Origins and Meanings - also includes spelling variations (excellent site). *This web site either no longer exists, is temporarily off line, or has changed their address. If you know the new URL, please let me know.

My Home Page with many more links - visit here

My "Cemetery" Page - visit here.....not yet available..... still "work in progress".

My "Lost and Found" Photo Pages - mostly Wisconsin - mostly unknown - visit here

Berlin Public Schools 1882-1883 - teachers, staff, pupils, former graduates, and an etching of the high school - Berlin, Green Lake County, Wisconsin - visit here

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This page was created by Linda Pingel on May 7, 2000
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This page may be freely linked but not copied


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This page was last updated: November 2, 2009

September 11, 2001
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