East Haven, Essex County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about Vermont denominations, view the New Hampshire Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in TOWN, visit.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of TOWN:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of TOWN:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of TOWN:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Vermont, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of TOWN:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Vermont, 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 TOWN 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.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Brief History[edit | edit source]

East Haven was chartered on October 22, 1790 by the Vermont Legislature.   The town contains the village of Hartwellville. 

One of several parcels granted to a group headed by Timothy Andrews who operated an inn in his home town of East Haven, Connecticut, after which he named this Vermont town. The records show that his holdings were purely speculative, and that Andrews had no intention of ever settling here. Ironically, he died in Vermont, while on a trip to inspect his holdings.

The population at the 2010 U.S. Census was 290. [1]  [2]

Historical Data
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Town Histories
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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Military Records
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Probate Records
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The probate district for East Haven is Essex.
Essex Probate Court
Main St.
Box 426
Island Pond, VT 05846
Phone: (802) 723-4770

Church Records
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City Directories
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1888 East Haven Town Directory

Maps
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Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day East Haven. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Essex County, website at this link.  

Town Records
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the East Haven Town Clerk's Office. These include Vital records of East Haven, Vermont, 1857-1859, 1866-July 2001, Land records, (East Haven, Vermont); index, 1845-1971, 1809-1903, and Deeds, 1845-1856.

Town Clerk's Office
64 Community Bldg Rd.
PO Box 10
East Haven, VT 05837
Phone: (802) 467-3772
Email: tclerk1790@kingcon.com

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Northeast Kingdom Genealogy - Genealogy resources for towns in the counties of Essex, Orleans and Caledonia.

References
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Adjacent towns: