Thank you. The towns I've seen mentioned were Easton, Weston, and
On 8/24/2012 6:24 PM, No2more(a)aol.com wrote:
And.....keeping in mind that towns came under different names back
early. I recall Fayerweathers in the Bridgeport/Black Rock area, that would
be Fairfield County, however, it was probably called Stratford back there
or even Stratfield.
In a message dated 8/24/2012 6:05:44 P.M. Atlantic Standard Time,
On Fri, 2012-08-24 at 17:11 -0400, Janet Zengel Messer wrote:
> I am looking for proof that Eliza FAYERWEATHER b 1822 who married
> Isaiah WOOD is the daughter of Stephen FAYERWEATHER and Alma LYON.
> Eliza's father Stephen FAYERWEATHER died in 1829, when she was 7, and
> her mother died 3 years later, in 1832. I have found a reference to
> two Fairfield County probate files that pertain to this family, and am
> hoping that her name would be mentioned in these records.
> Does anyone have any information about this family, or have a
> suggestion for obtaining copies of these probate files? Do I need to
> contact the county courthouse, or would records like this be kept
> somewhere else?
> I would also be interested in knowing if anyone knows anything about
> Alma LYON. I know she was born in around 1795, and she died in 1831,
> but that's all I know about her.
> Thanks for any help anyone can give me!
> Janet Zengel Messer
> St. Augustine FL
My initial guess is that the probate record is most likely available at
the Connecticut State Library. Though there is a chance that it may have
been microfilmed and available through a Family History Library or maybe
even on familysearch.org
if it's been digitized.
to see about access and probate in Connecticut....
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