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American Ancestors

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Founded in 1845, the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) is the country’s leading resource for family history research.

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Artdesigncafé maintains a growing archive of writings on contemporary art, design, and business publicity, all related to Meriden.
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CT Historical Society Museum & Library

Explore Connecticut's history: reflecting on the past, engaging with the present, and innovating for the future.
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CT State Library

Access to CT history, public records, magazines, newspapers, digital collections, eContent, and more.
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Cyndi's List of Genealogy websites

A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.
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Ellis Island Passenger Search

Ellis Island Passenger Search database: home to 65 million records of passengers arriving to the Port of New York between 1820 and 1957.
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Family Search

Bring to life your family’s history by exploring the lives of those who came before you.
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Find a Grave

Find the graves of ancestors, create virtual memorials, or add photos, virtual flowers, and a note to a loved one's memorial. Search or browse cemeteries and grave records for everyday and famous people from around the world.
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Search 788 million+ pages with™ for obituaries, birth announcements, marriage records, news, and more. Easily discover, save, & share the stories that connect you with your past. Includes Meriden newspapers.
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