Litchfield County CT

Litchfield County CT is the largest and most elevated county in the state. The surface is hilly and in some parts mountainous. The soil is chiefly a gravelly loam, under good cultivation, and very productive of butter, cheese, beef and pork. It abounds in iron ore, which is extensively manufactured. This county contains an area of 885 square miles. This county is watered by numerous ponds; by the beautiful Housatonick, and by many rivers rising in fhe high grounds. The streams give a valuable water power, and flourishing manufacturing establishments are found in almost every town. Litchfield county was incorporated in 1751. It is bounded North by Berkshire County MA, East by Hartford and New Haven counties, South by the counties of New Haven and Fairfield, and West by the state of New York.

Litchfield County, Connecticut Cemeteries

Below is a complete listing of all available online Litchfield County Connecticut cemeteries, with links to multiple cemetery transcriptions, gravestone photos, tombstone photos, official records, etc. Most of these cemetery listings are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. The …

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George Thompson Todd of Aberdeen SD

George Thompson Todd7, (Eli6, Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 6, 1810, in New Milford, Conn., died Feb. 10, 1897, in Aberdeen, South Dak., married first, June 27, 1844, Mary A. Winchell, who was born Feb. 8, 1817, died Dec. 29, 1850. He married second, Corolie Chamberlain, who was born April 28, 1824. She …

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Biographical Sketch of Cyprian Collins

(VI) Cyprian (2), son of Cyprian (1) Collins, was born at Litchfield, Connecticut, November 8, 1770. He was an early settler in Bloomfield, Ontario county, New York, and died there. He was a farmer and contractor in the building of the Erie canal. He married, May 7, 1795, Huldah Norton.

Bethiah Todd Bartholomew of Plymouth CT

BARTHOLOMEW, Bethiah Todd7, (Bethuel6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 1783, died Aug. 1838, married March 10, 1814, Reuben, son of Daniel and Hannah (Sutliff) Bartholomew, who was born March 10, 1784, in Plymouth, Conn., died Sept. 25, 1868. He was a farmer in Plymouth, Conn., in early life until 1812, when he removed …

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Biography of Sheldon Griswold Catlin

Sheldon Griswold Catlin. A notable figure in the commercial life of the City of Leavenworth was the late Sheldon Griswold Catlin. He was a Yankee, of Connecticut birth and ancestry, and possessed the genius of a typical New Englander for trade. Bulwarking his genius in this direction was a remarkable integrity of character and a …

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Biography of Howard W. Hosford

HOWARD W. HOSFORD, who has risen from humble beginnings to the position of general manager of the Norwood Manufacturing Company, of Florence, a village of Northampton, Massachusetts, has also given of his valued services, technical knowledge and administrative capacity to his home city, having served four consecutive terms twelve years, as a member of the …

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Biographical Sketch of Wilbur Dunham

Dunham, Wilbur; real estate development; born, Columbus, O., Jan. 30, 1885; son of John M. and T. Anna Cross Dunham; educated, Taft School, Watertown, Conn.; Andover Academy, Andover, Mass.; Yale University, New Haven, Conn.; married, Columbus, O., Oct. 17, 1906, Marian M. Hobart: two daughters, Ann Elizabeth, born 1909, and Aileen, born 1913; real estate …

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Sylvanus Todd of Litchfield County CT

Sylvanus Todd7, (Jonathan6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 18, 1828, in New Milford, Conn., died Sept. 20, 1891, married in 1848, Lucy A., daughter of Solomon and Emeline (Davis) Moulthroup, who was born Jan. 13, 1826, in Litchfield, Conn., died March 27, 1914, in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Stoughton, in Bethlehem, …

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Samuel Todd of Plymouth CT

Samuel Todd5, (Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Jan. 4, 1741, married Abigail, daughter of William and Abigail (Fredericks) Tuttle, a sister to Hannah Tuttle, who married Samuel Todd’s brother, Edmond. They lived at Todd’s Hollow, in Plymouth, Conn. Children: *313. Oliver, b. Sept. 14, 1771. 314. Samuel, b. March 1, 1774, d. young.

Biography of Judge Columbia Lancaster

JUDGE COLUMBIA LANCASTER. – Judge Lancaster, one of our earliest and most eminent judges, was born at New Milford, Litchfield county, Connecticut, on the 26th of August, 1893. His father was of Quaker descent, and settled in Ohio at an early date. Columbia read law under Whittlesy & Newton in Ohio. The Whittlesy of the …

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