Simsbury Free Library Quarterly

SFL Quarterly Index Project Update

In an effort to assist our members in their genealogical research, we are in the process of indexing the names and subjects that appear in the Simsbury Free Library Quarterly Newsletter. The next set of indexes include March 1994 (Volume 1, Issue 1) through Spring 2013 (Volume 20, Issue 1) and can be found under SFL Quarterly on the menu.


SFL Quarterly Index Project Update

In an effort to assist our members in their genealogical research, we are in the process of indexing the names and subjects that appear in the Simsbury Free Library Quarterly Newsletter. The next set of indexes include March 1994 (Volume 1, Issue 1) through Fall 2009 (Volume 16, Issue 3) and can be found under SFL Quarterly on the menu.


SFL Quarterly Index Project

In an effort to assist our members in their genealogical research, we are in the process of indexing the names and subjects that appear in the Simsbury Free Library Quarterly Newsletter. The first set of indexes include March 1994 (Volume 1, Issue 1) through Winter 2002-2003 (Volume 9, Issue 4) and can be found under SFL Quarterly on the menu.


A Blacksmith Business at Its Peak #2

Volume 23 Issue 4 Fall 2019

Isaac Ensign’s Multifaceted Occupation

Although a major part of Isaac Ensign’s business was shoeing horses and oxen, his customers probably never called him a farrier. He and the others in town in the same trade were designated in the early tax records only as “blacksmiths.” However, the variety of products he made and his use of several metals other than iron, would qualify him today to also be called a brazier or brownsmith, a locksmith, and a gunsmith.


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