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Town of Waterford records

Identifier: RG062_152

Scope and Content

Series 1. Court Records, 1854-1930, contain attachments.

Series 2. Military Records, 1861-1985, included in the front of each Soldier and Sailor Discharges volume are handwritten indexes arranged alphabetically by last name, first name, and some volumes list branch of service after the name. Volumes contain honorable discharges, certificate of service, certificate of death in service, continous service certificates, Merchant Marine certificates, notification of appointment letters, certificate of furlough, foreign military service records, and other documents documenting veterans military service. Each military service document was also dated received for record by the Waterford Town Clerk.


  • 1854-1985

Language of Materials

The records are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Soldiers and Sailors Discharges Volumes 2-12 are restricted. Connecticut General Statutes §1-219 restricts veteran’s military records including but not limited to a DD 214 form for 75 years. Contact State Archives staff for assistance.

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.

Historical Note

The town of Waterford was incorporated in October 1801 and was taken from New London.


6 cubic feet


Court and military records for the town of Waterford.


The records were transferred to the State Library in May 2012.

RG 062:152, Town of Waterford
Inventory of Records
Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.
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Repository Details

Part of the Connecticut State Library Repository