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===Cemeteries===
 
===Cemeteries===
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Fairfield County, 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/cofairfield/pages/cemetery/cemetery_index.htm CTGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/fairfeld.html#cemetery CTGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://usgwtombstones.org/connecticut/fairfield.html Tombstone Project]
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* [https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?q.deathLikePlace=Easton%2C%20Fairfield%20County%2C%20Connecticut&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/fairfield.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|528909|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [https://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Easton%2C+Fairfield+Connecticut&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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* [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/search?cemetery-name=&cemetery-loc=Easton%2C+Fairfield+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_23144 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?cemetery_country=United%20States&cemetery_state=Connecticut&cemetery_county=Fairfield&year_range=5&size=15 Billion Graves]
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* [https://accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/fairfield-county-connecticut-cemetery-records.htm Cemetery Records by Access Genealogy]
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* [http://www.hale-collection.com/info-easton.htm Charles R Hale Collection]
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* [https://ldsgenealogy.com/CT/Fairfield-County-Cemetery-Records.htm#8 Easton CT Cemetery Records]
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* [http://genealogytrails.com/conn/fairfield/cemeteries.htm by GenealogyTrails]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=3779564&reqParentsLabel=Easton%2C%20Fairfield%2C%20Connecticut%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=391 FamilySearch Places]
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===Church Records===
 
===Church Records===
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===Libraries and Historical Societies===
 
===Libraries and Historical Societies===
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'''Historical Society of Easton'''<br>P.O Box 121<br>Easton, CT 06612<br>203 292-3533<br> E-mail: [mailto:hseastonct@gmail.com  hseastonct@gmail.com]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/historicalsocietyofeastonct Facebook]<br>[https://historicalsocietyofeastonct.org/ Website]<br>
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<br>'''Easton Public Library'''<br>691 Morehouse Road<br>Easton, CT 06612<br>203-261-0134<br> E-mail: [mailto:epl@eastonlibrary.org epl@eastonlibrary.org]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/eastonpubliclibrary Facebook]<br>[https://www.eastonlibrary.org/ Website]<br>
  
 
===Maps===
 
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===Probate Records===
 
===Probate Records===
 
In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Easton:
 
In Connecticut, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of Easton:
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===Town Histories===
 
===Town Histories===
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The following are Easton town records available online:
 
The following are Easton town records available online:
 
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*'''1852-1910''' : {{FHL|514498|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1852-1910}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
====Town Clerk====
 
====Town Clerk====
 
The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.<br><br>
 
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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'''Easton Town Clerk'''<br>225 Center Road<br>Easton, CT  06612<br>(203) 268-6291 ext. 133<br> E-mail: [https://www.eastonct.gov/users/challoran/contact  https://www.eastonct.gov/users/challoran/contact]<br>[https://www.eastonct.gov/town-clerk Website]<br>
  
 
===Vital Records===
 
===Vital Records===
 
====Births====
 
====Births====
 
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*'''1639-1941''' {{RecordSearch|2448938|Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941}} at FamilySearch — index
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1852-1910''' : {{FHL|514498|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1852-1910}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
====Marriages====
 
====Marriages====
 
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1852-1910''' : {{FHL|514498|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1852-1910}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
====Deaths====
 
====Deaths====
 
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2448941|Connecticut, Deaths, 1640-1955}} at FamilySearch — index
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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*'''1852-1910''' : {{FHL|514498|title-id|disp=Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1852-1910}} at FamilySearch Catalog — images
 
===References===
 
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Latest revision as of 13:35, 24 March 2021

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Fairfield County, Connecticut online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
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 Easton, 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 Easton:

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 Easton:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Historical Society of Easton
P.O Box 121
Easton, CT 06612
203 292-3533
E-mail: hseastonct@gmail.com
Facebook
Website

Easton Public Library
691 Morehouse Road
Easton, CT 06612
203-261-0134
E-mail: epl@eastonlibrary.org
Facebook
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Easton:

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 Easton:

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 Easton 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.

Easton Town Clerk
225 Center Road
Easton, CT 06612
(203) 268-6291 ext. 133
E-mail: https://www.eastonct.gov/users/challoran/contact
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: Fairfield Co.: Bridgeport | Fairfield | Monroe | Newtown | Redding | Trumbull | Weston