Find your ancestors in United States, Transatlantic migration indexes

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Learn about your migrating ancestors from England, Scotland, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany, and France. Discover details about their migration to Canada and the United States from the late 1500s up to the early 1900s.

One of the founders of Norwalk, Connecticut, Thomas Fitch, is listed in Immigrant Ancestors Before 1750. He is also the ancestor of one of the governors of the Connecticut Colony, Thomas Fitch IV. From this publication, we learn that Thomas Fitch came from England and settled Norwalk around 1651. He is noted as one of the wealthiest men in the colony. His first marriage was to Anna Stacie (Stacey) in 1632, and his second marriage was to Ruth Clark.

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