Welcome to the
Town of Tolland
Tolland County Connecticut

Welcome to the Town of Tolland, CT CTGenWeb web page.
Researchers with ancestors who lived in this town need records such as censuses,
town histories, links to Tolland family web pages, etc.
If you have any information to contribute or would like to volunteer
to do look-ups, please contact me via e-mail.


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1790 Town of Tolland, CT Census

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The census taker from 1790 did not have the best handwriting, thus some of the names may be wrong.  Also, the column totals did not add up in all instances.  So if you see any obvious corrections, e-mail me with the correct spellings and I will have same corrected.

TOLLAND PHOTOS donated by Sharon Barrows Sanzo

Tolland Historical Marker

Old Tolland Jail

Benton Homestead

Elisha Benton / Jemima Barrows Marker

Jemima Barrows grave

Photo of silverware made by James Madison Barrows, son of Samuel and Hannah Mayo Barrows, born October 19, 1809.  He owned and operated a Silversmith Shop in Tolland.  His works are on display at the Tolland Historical Society at the Old Jail.

HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF TOLLAND donated by Linda Pingel

Click here to access the History of the Town of Tolland

ON THE SUBJECT OF GENEALOGY!!!!!!! by Sharon Barrows Sanzo

Click here to read this teaching tool on genealogy from a descendant of the Barrows and Benton families of Tolland.

BIOS OF TOLLAND COUNTY donated by Linda Pingel

 Click here to access "Commemorative Biographical Record of Tolland and Windham Counties Connecticut"

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Among the Town of Tolland biographies are: Frank E. Willis; Captain Benjamin Turner Loomis; Henry Palmer Rix; Edward Joel Benton; John Brigham Kingsbury; Andrew Jackson McCormick; David A. Brown; Gideon Brown; and James Hurdis Clough.

The biographies for these families can be viewed on the Tolland County web site in the Vital Records area.
Tolland County Web Site

Town of Tolland Cemeteries

Town of Tolland Vital Records

Tolland Town Clerk
21 Tolland Green St
Tolland, CT 06084
(860) 871-3630

Family Histories with Tolland Connections

Abner Hatch and Abigail Loomis


Contact me if you would like to contribute your Town of Tolland Family History to this web site.

Older Town of Tolland Queries

Click here to view all of the queries from 2000-2004.


There is also a request from Barbara J. Pulley to locate Congregational Church records in the Town of Tolland.  If anybody can help out, please contact her via e-mail.

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The Town of Tolland web site was originally created and maintained by Dana Fenton on February 20, 2000.
The web site has been recreated and is now maintained by Linda Pingel as of February 1, 2010.