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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Connecticut]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New London County, Connecticut|New London County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''East Lyme'''
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===Brief History===
  
== Quick Facts  ==
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===Cemeteries===
  
{{Wikipedia|East Lyme, Connecticut}}
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{| style = "border:1px solid black; width:70%;  "
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of East Lyme, Connecticut''' online and in print</center>
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.ctgenweb.org/county/conewlondon/cemeteries/index.html CTGenWeb] 
  
== Resources  ==
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/newlondn/nl-cemeteries.htm CTGenWeb Archives]
  
=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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* [http://usgwtombstones.org/connecticut/newlondon.html Tombstone Project] 
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* [https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?q.deathLikePlace=East%20Lyme%2C%20New%20London%2C%20Connecticut&q.deathLikePlace.exact=on&f.collectionId=2026973&count=20&offset=0&m.defaultFacets=on&m.queryRequireDefault=on&m.facetNestCollectionInCategory=on Billion Graves Index at FamilySearch]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/ct/new_london.htm CT Interment]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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*{{FHL|331490|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
  
=== History ===
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*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+East+Lyme+New+London+Connecticut&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the Town'''</center>
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/search?cemetery-name=&cemetery-loc=East+Lyme%2C+New+London+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_405449 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Connecticut&cemetery_county=New_London&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
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* [https://accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/new-london-county-connecticut-cemetery-records.htm Cemetery Records by Access Genealogy]
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* [http://www.hale-collection.com/new-london.htm Charles R Hale Collection]
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* [https://ldsgenealogy.com/CT/New-London-County-Cemetery-Records.htm#6 New London County Cemetery Records]
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* [http://genealogytrails.com/conn/newlondon/ New London County Genealogy and History by GenealogyTrails]
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* [http://www.linkpendium.com/new_london-ct-genealogy/cem/ New London County by Linkpendium]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?includeIsParent=true&primaryText=East%20Lyme,%20New%20London,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqParents=3779569&reqParentsLabel=Township&reqParentsType=378&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:East%20Lyme,%20New%20London,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Connecticut Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>
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=== Vital Records ===
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===Church Records===
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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. <br><br>
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To see the churches in East Lyme, visit. [https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=3779569&reqParentsLabel=East%20Lyme%2C%20New%20London%2C%20Connecticut%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=378&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]<br><br>
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Many Connecticut churches have deposited their records at the [[Connecticut State Library|Connecticut State Library]]. The following are church records available online for the town of East Lyme:<br><br>
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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===City Directories===
  
*[http://eastlymehistoricalsociety.org/index_files/Page1438.htm East Lyme Historical Society]
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===Land Records===
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In Connecticut, most land records are kept at the town level. The following are online land records for the town of East Lyme:
  
== References  ==
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===Libraries and Historical Societies===
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<br> '''East Lyme Historical Society'''<br>228 West Main Street <br>P. O. Box 112<br> East Lyme, CT 06333<br> 860.739.6070<br> E-mail:[mailto:info@eastlymehistoricalsociety.org info@eastlymehistoricalsociety.org]<br> [https://www.facebook.com/EastLymeHistory Facebook]<br>[http://www.eastlymehistoricalsociety.org Website]<br>
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<br>'''East Lyme Public Library'''<br>39 Society Road<br>Niantic, CT 06357<br>(860) 739-6926<br> E-mail: [mailto:elpl@ely.lioninc.org elpl@ely.lioninc.org]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/EastLymeLibrary Facebook]<br>[http://www.eastlymepubliclibrary.org/ Website]<br>
  
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===Maps===
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The following are online maps of the town of East Lyme:
  
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===Newspapers===
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===Probate Records===
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In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of East Lyme:
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*'''1843-1924''' : {{FHL|384256|title-id|disp=Probate records, 1843-1924}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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===Town Histories===
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===Town Records===
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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:
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    <li>Births</li>
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    <li>Marriages</li>
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    <li>Deaths</li>
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    <li>Burials</li>
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    <li>Cemetery records</li>
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    <li>Appointments</li>
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    <li>Earmarks</li>
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    <li>Estrays (stray animals)</li>
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    <li>Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)</li>
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    <li>Land records</li>
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    <li>Mortgages</li>
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    <li>Name changes</li>
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    <li>Care of the poor</li>
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    <li>School records</li>
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    <li>Surveys</li>
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    <li>Tax lists</li>
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    <li>Town meeting minutes</li>
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    <li>Voter registrations</li>
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    <li>Warning outs (of town)</li>
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The following are East Lyme town records available online:
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*'''1784-1944''' : {{FHL|302493|title-id|disp=Record of births, marriages, and deaths, 1784-1944}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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====Town Clerk====
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The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.<br><br>
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'''East Lyme Town Clerk'''<br>108 Pennsylvania Ave<br>Niantic, CT 06357<br>860-739-6931, ext 1135<br> E-mail: [mailto:kgalbo@eltownhall.com  kgalbo@eltownhall.com]<br>[https://eltownhall.com/government/departments/town-clerk/ Website]<br>
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===Vital Records===
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====Births====
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*'''1639-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2448938|Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941}} — index
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1784-1944''' : {{FHL|302493|title-id|disp=Record of births, marriages, and deaths, 1784-1944}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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====Marriages====
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1784-1944''' : {{FHL|302493|title-id|disp=Record of births, marriages, and deaths, 1784-1944}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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====Deaths====
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2448941|Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1784-1944''' : {{FHL|302493|title-id|disp=Record of births, marriages, and deaths, 1784-1944}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
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===References===
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Revision as of 10:04, 2 February 2021

Modern town borders of East Lyme in New London County, Connecticut.

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of East Lyme, 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.

To see the churches in East Lyme, 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 Lyme:

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 Lyme:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]


East Lyme Historical Society
228 West Main Street
P. O. Box 112
East Lyme, CT 06333
860.739.6070
E-mail:info@eastlymehistoricalsociety.org
Facebook
Website

East Lyme Public Library
39 Society Road
Niantic, CT 06357
(860) 739-6926
E-mail: elpl@ely.lioninc.org
Facebook
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

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

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 East Lyme:

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 Lyme 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 Lyme Town Clerk
108 Pennsylvania Ave
Niantic, CT 06357
860-739-6931, ext 1135
E-mail: kgalbo@eltownhall.com
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]