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East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut Genealogy

Brief History

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


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

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.

To see the churches in East Haddam, visit. FamilySearch Places

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

Land Records

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

East Haddam Historical Society & Museum
264 Town Street
P.O. Box 27
East Haddam, CT 06423-0027
(860) 873-3944

East Haddam Library System
There are two branches in this library system

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


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


Probate Records

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

Town Records

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

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

Vital Records