Footprints Across Connecticut From 1930 East Granby & Granby Census

The following was received from Steve Perreault:

Footprints Across Connecticut from East Granby & Granby 1930 Census -Cover Photo - Picking Tobacco on Floydville Farm

Jean Perreault, qualified by the Connecticut Sate Library to do genealogy research, takes an in depth look at the 2381 residents from the Granbys who were enumerated in the depression era 1930 Federal census. Her publication entitled Footprints Across Connecticut From 1930 East Granby & Granby Census, is a digest of information concerning these Connecticut residents. Most of their lives have now ended but their personal histories live on through public records. The author accessed vital statistics, prior census records, town directories, military records, and newspaper obituaries to document the lives led by these early 20th century residents. Jean is also the author of a companion book on 1930 Simsbury CT inhabitants published in 2007, which received Awards of Merit from both “The American Association for State and Local History” and the “Connecticut League of History Organizations” as well as the First Prize in New England Genealogical Resource Publications from “The Connecticut Society of Genealogists.” More information can be found on the author’s web page at

Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (, writes daily at, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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