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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Capt   John Warner 1701 1762
  John 3rd Warner 1764 1850
  John 4th Warner 1800
  John Jr Warner 1739 1800
  Joseph Warner 1707 1743
  Lemuel Warner 1731 1814
  Lemuel Warner 1780
Lt   Martin Warner 1735 1807
  Oliver Warner 1729 1814
  Orange Warner 1746 1831
  Orange Warner 1799 1871
  Orange Jr Warner 1770 1863
Dr   Reuben Warner 1750 1804
Col   Reuben Warner 1759 1825
Dr   Reuben Jr Warner 1781 1828
  Samuel H Warner 1795 1822
  Stanley LeGrand Warner 1831 1931
  Ambrose Waterbury 1781 1834
  Fitch Waterbury 1817 1857
  William Waterbury 1806 1875
  John Jay Waters 1890
  William Watson 1773 1831
  Charles A Way
  Brice W Weaver 1814 1882
  Mary Baker Weaver 1887 1977
Sgt   John Welch 1694 1732
  Paul Welch 1697 1778
  Paul Jr Welch 1759
Rev   Whitman W Welch 1776
  Benjamin Weller 1749
  Elijah Weller 1751
  John Weller 1671 1734
  John Jr Weller 1694
  Jonathan Weller 1705 1734
  Joseph Weller 1711
  Justus Weller 1776 1848
  Obadiah Weller 1699
  Thomas Weller 1680 1751
  Thomas Weller 1702
  Wells
  Edgar C Wells 1811 1871
  George C Wells 1815 1892
  Henry F Wells 1835 1869
  Hezekiah Wells 1779 1861
Dea   Joseph Wells 1781 1857
  Philip Wells 1753 1818
  Philip Jr Wells 1787 1866
  Stephen Wells 1819 1906
  Thomas Wells 1752 1826
  Eli H Welton 1892
  George Welton 1762 1837
  Horatio Nelson Welton 1798 1869
  Daniel F Wentworth 1849 1934
  Anne Wheaton 1757 1831
  Augustus Wheaton 1851
  Benjamin Wheaton 1749 1780
  Daniel W Wheaton 1848 1908
  Edward J Wheaton
  Esek Wheaton 1748 1830
  Henry S Wheaton 1823 1879
  Jared S Wheaton 1797 1850
  Joseph Wheaton 1717 1789
  Joseph Jr Wheaton 1746 1780
  Marvin Wheaton 1794 1860
Rev   Nathaniel Wheaton 1792 1862
  Orange Wheaton 1760 1831
  Ralph I Wheaton 1833
  Sheldon S Wheaton 1826 1886
  Sylvester Wheaton 1752 1835
  Sylvester S Wheaton 1754 1853
  William D Wheaton 1817 1885
  Abraham Wheeler 1782
Dr   Dobson Wheeler 1797
  Isaac Wheeler 1776
  Nathan Wheeler 1720
  James White 1812
  Whitehead
  John Bulkley Whitehead
  William Whiteley
Dea   George W Whittelsey 1799 1879
  E A Wildman
  Howard Wilkins
  Abel Wilkinson 1752
  David Wilkinson 1745 1791
  Jemima Wilkinson 1758 1819
  John Wilkinson 1723 1791
  John Jr Wilkinson 1747
Lt   Lewis Wilkinson
  Lewis Jr Wilkinson 1722
  Bessie Opitz Williams
  Bishop Williams
  Darius Williams 1802 1890
  Edgar I Williams
Dr   Jehiel Williams 1781 1862
  John A Williams 1806 1881
  John F Williams 1838 1921
  Nathaniel A Williams 1828 1903
  Woodruff
  Dwight Woodruff 1869
  Frederick Woodruff 1862 1895
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