East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

East Haddam is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of East Haddam, Connecticut online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the Town
See Connecticut Cemeteries for more information

 

Church Records[edit | edit source]

At its founding, Congregationalism was the dominant religion in Connecticut and was even the state religion until 1818. Other common Christian denominations include the Methodist, Episcopal, Roman Catholic, and Baptist churches.

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Many Connecticut churches have deposited their records at the Connecticut State Library. The following are church records available online for the town of East Haddam:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most land records are kept at the town level. The following are online land records for the town of East Haddam:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

East Haddam Historical Society & Museum
264 Town Street
P.O. Box 27
East Haddam, CT 06423-0027
(860) 873-3944
E-mail: museum@easthaddamhistory.org
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Website

East Haddam Library System
There are two branches in this library system
E-mail: MGilroy@easthaddamlibrarysystem.org
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Website

East Haddam Free Public Library
18 Plains Road
P.O. Box 372
Moodus, CT 06469
(860) 873-8248

Rathbun Free Memorial Library
36 Main Street
P.O. Box G
East Haddam, CT 06423
(860) 873-8210

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of East Haddam:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. East Haddam Probate Court covers East Haddam. Constituted October session, 1741, from Hartford. Previous to May 29,1932, the records are in Colchester. The following are online probate records for the town of East Haddam:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are East Haddam town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

East Haddam Town Clerk
1 Plains Road
Moodus , CT 06469
860-873-5027
E-mail: Townclerk@easthaddam.org
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

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