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Ephemera

See where your family fits in at the New Milford Historical Society

So much of the process of recording history revolves around ephemera, the little snapshots of everyday life that paint a picture of what living in a time or place were really like. This is why historians and archeologists are so fascinated by attics and middens, they are frozen moments in life. The New Milford Historical Society & Museum collects, preserves and interprets objects and information of historical merit pertaining to the backgrounds of individuals and their way of life and customs in the greater New Milford area. It serves the residents and visitors to New Milford as a source of reliable information and seeks to stimulate interest in the culture and history of New Milford. If you are looking for information about what we hold relating to a relative or for any other genealogical purpose, start your search here. And we'd be happy to assist you further with searching our holdings.


The New Milford Historical Society & Museum has records on over 1800 historical figures from New Milford, to see what types of records we hold, and samples of our photographic holdings, scroll through the list, or start typing a name in the field, below. The shaded area indicates the type of materials we hold, just click on a holding to request more information from the Society.

TitleImageGiven NameSurnameBornDiedPhotoDocument
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  David Northrop 1746 1808
  David 2nd Northrop 1830 1886
  Elizabeth Mygatt Northrop
  Elsie Elizabeth Hoyt Northrop
  Emily Northrop
  George Northrop 1816 1890
  Isaac Northrop 1802 1868
  Joel Northrop 1742 1824
  Joel W Northrop 1801 1875
  John Wilks Northrop 1774 1863
  Joseph Northrop 1728 1756
  Leslie Northrop
  Sally Northrop 1776 1876
  Solomon Northrop 1744 1812
  Solomon Jr Northrop 1780 1853
  David Olmstead 1750 1829
  Stephen Osborn 1748 1825
  Oviatt
  Benjamin Oviatt 1722
  Giles Oviatt 1710 1767
  John Oviatt 1728 1777
  Joseph Oviatt 1715 1741
  Thomas Oviatt 1677 1741
  Thomas 3rd Oviatt 1736
  Thomas Jr Oviatt 1706 1782
  Esther Owens
  Ichabod Betts Palmer 1739 1807
Rev   Solomon Palmer 1709 1771
  Solomon Jr Palmer 1740
  Ruth Parcells 1919
  Patchen
  Earle W Patchen 1889 1967
  Louella Gregory Patchen
  Lucille Tilford Patchen 1903 1990
  Myron Patchen
  John Pawloski
  Joseph Pawloski 1896 1981
  Benjamin Payne
  Charles G Peagler 1924 1976
  John Russell Peagler 1927 1946
  Owen Peagler 1931
  Phillip W Peagler
Lt   Robert Peagler 1920 1945
  Robert James Peagler 1887 1932
  Wilber I Peagler 1925 1964
  William E Peagler 1920 2011
  Peck
  Andrew Peck 1771
  Howard Peck 1893 1984
  John Peck 1813 1894
  Joseph Peck 1760 1837
  Peter Peck 1746 1813
  Sherman Peck 1797 1875
  Peet
  Abraham Peet 1750
  Abraham Peet 1768
  Ashbel Peet 1770 1795
  Butler Peet 1723 1760
  Elnathan Peet 1767 1838
  Elnathan 2nd Peet 1770 1823
  George Peet 1744 1817
  John Peet 1726 1780
  Nathan Peet 1745 1823
  Nathan Jr Peet 1783 1857
  Riley Peet 1787 1862
  Samuel Peet 1720 1789
  Samuel Wildman Peet 1750 1824
  Thaddeus Peet 1727
  Jennie D Sanford Pell
  Frank A Pelton 1844 1911
  Norman Pelton 1878 1964
  John Pick Penny
  Nathaniel Perry 1795 1846
  Peter Peterson
  William Phelps 1816
  William R Phelps 1769 1830
  Benjamin Phillips
  Edgar Canfield Phillips 1934
  Elisha Phillips
  John Phillips 1737
  Benjamin Phippeny 1702
  James Phippeny
  Joseph Phippeny 1730
  Peter Phippeny 1799 1860
  Abijah Pickett 1754 1798
  Albert Pickett 1801 1872
  Daniel Pickett 1719 1794
  Daniel Anson Pickett 1768 1844
  Ebenezer Pickett 1717
  Thomas Pickett 1689 1774
  Jonathan Pierce 1765
  Charles Planz
  Elmore Platt
Capt   Epenetus Platt 1736 1792
  Epenetus Jr Platt 1740 1815
  Epenetus Jr Platt 1760 1822
  Ephraim Platt 1749 1798
  Fowler M Platt 1773 1837
  Gideon Platt 1764 1814
  Gideon Walker Platt 1794 1874
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