Updated: Feb 4, 2019
Hundreds of biographies and many portraits of early settlers of Hartford County, Connecticut, can be found in this great work, "Commemorative biographical record of Hartford County, Connecticut : containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families", by Beers, J. H. & Co., Chicago, Published 1901.
Check the index below to see if your families are mentioned. Then locate the page
Part 1 - Volume 1 - p. 1-780 (Click here)
Part 2 - Volume 2, 3 & 4 - p. 781-1591 (Click here)
The index is found on p. 1575 of part 2, shown here: