Old Saybrook, Middlesex County, Connecticut Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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.

To see the churches in Old Saybrook, 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 Old Saybrook:

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 Old Saybrook:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Acton Public Library
60 Old Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
860-395-3184
E-Mail: actonlibrary@actonlibrary.org
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Old Saybrook Historical Society
350 Main Street
Post Office Box 4
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
860-395-1635
Email:contact@saybrookhistory.org
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Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Old Saybrook:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Old Saybrook:

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 Old Saybrook 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.

Old Saybrook Town Clerk
302 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
(860) 395-3135
E-mail: https://www.oldsaybrookct.gov/user/32/contact
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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: