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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  Jesse Cole 1752 1828
  John Cole 1754
Sgt   Nathaniel Cole 1747
  Timothy Cole 1739 1812
  Amos Collins 1717 1778
  Daniel Collins 1739
  Edward Collins 1736
  Japheth Collins 1710
  Nathan Collins 1703
  John Comstock 1719 1798
  Samuel Comstock 1725 1814
  Samuel Jr Comstock 1762 1836
  Rosemary Connor
  Daniel Copley 1777
  Samuel Copley 1759
  Lillian Beach Corey
Capt   Ebenezer Couch 1733
  John Couch 1762 1812
  Samuel Couch 1765
  Stephen Couch
  Stephen Crane 1734 1814
  Stephen Jr Crane 1769 1843
  Ray Crawford
  Burrill Crohn 1884
  John Cummings
  Elnathan Curtis 1713
  Shubael Cushman 1782 1852
  James Dailey
  John Davenport 1730
Rev   Thomas Davies 1736 1766
  Davis
  Charles A Davis 1831 1887
  Orinda Smith Davis 1808 1841
  Royal Davis 1804 1876
  Sarah Davis 1828
Rev   Jeremiah Day 1737 1806
  Abraham Dayton 1718 1780
  Amos Dayton 1725
  Caleb Dayton 1735 1813
  Eli Dayton 1750 1812
Dea   Isaac Dayton 1746 1812
  Jonah Dayton 1720
Sgt   Josiah Dayton 1714 1758
  Isaac DeForest 1706 1734
  Isaac Jr DeForest 1734
  Lynn Deming 1895 1940
  George DeVoe 1899 2000
  James Dibble 1926 1998
  Helen Aston Disbrow
  William Doan 1759 1812
  Andrew Joseph Dodd 1999
  Charles Dodd 1855 1905
  John Dodd 1829 1887
  James R Dolan 1999
  Eben Dorwin
William H Dougal William H Dougal
  Domini Douglas 1732 1807
  Elijah Downs 1758 1841
  Elisha Downs 1760 1812
  Isaac Downs 1763
  Jonathan Downs 1723 1801
Dr   Jonathan Downs 1745 1823
  Lemuel Downs 1750 1799
  Thomas Downs 1753 1812
  George Draper
  John Draper
  John Drinkwater 1710
  John Drinkwater 1731
  Samuel Drinkwater 1744
  William Drinkwater 1757
  Martin Dunbar
  Charles Duncombe 1720
  Delores Dunn
  William Dunwell
  John O Durling
  Benjamin Eastman 1719 1814
  Anne Edwards
  Edward Edwards 1744 1823
Rev   Andrew Elliot 1780 1829
  Emmons
  Henry W Evans
  C W Everett
Esq   Daniel Everitt 1748 1805
  David Fabrique
  May Fahey
  Abraham Fairchild 1748 1813
  Daniel Munson Fairchild 1819
  David Fairchild 1763 1807
  Eleazer Fairchild 1724 1811
  Eleazer Jr Fairchild 1750 1830
  William H Fairchild 1803 1884
  Bill Farnsworth
 Farrand Farrand
  Joseph Farrand 1695 1769
  Joseph Jr Farrand
  Job Fenn 1751 1803
 Ferriss Ferriss
  Alban Guild Ferriss 1832 1925
  Albert Ferriss 1820 1894
Capt   Amasa Ferriss 1760 1811
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