The district of Hartford, located in central Connecticut, was home to thousands of colonists in the seventeenth century. This database is a collection of probate records from the district between 1700 and 1729.
Each probate record contains the filing individual's name, date of probate, and location of filing. Entries often reveal the person's close family relations such as spouse, heirs, and siblings, along with the names of witnesses. Additionally, marriage, burial, and death dates are provided when relevant to the document. Page numbers refer to the original probate book kept by the district. With over 1,000 entries and nearly 5,500 names, this collection can be a valuable source of detailed information for those seeking ancestors from colonial Connecticut.