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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Connecticut|Connecticut]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New London County|New London County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Old Lyme|Old Lyme]]''  
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== Resources ==
 
  
=== Archives and Libraries ===
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===Brief History===
  
*[http://www.oldlyme.lioninc.org/genealogy.htm Old Lyme Library]
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===Cemeteries===
  
=== History ===
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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 Old 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] 
  
=== Vital Records ===
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ct/newlondn/nl-cemeteries.htm CTGenWeb Archives]
  
== Socities, Libraries and Museums ==
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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=Old%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}}
  
== References ==
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+New+London+Connecticut&qt=advanced&dblist=638 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=Old+Lyme%2C+New+London+County%2C+Connecticut%2C+United+States+of+America&only-with-cemeteries=cemOnly&locationId=city_23476 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#31 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=Old%20Lyme,%20New%20London,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqParents=3779554&reqParentsLabel=Township&reqParentsType=378&searchTypeaheadInputText=Search%20Within:Old%20Lyme,%20New%20London,%20Connecticut,%20United%20States&reqTypes=20&reqTypeLabel=Cemetery FamilySearch Places]
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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 Old Lyme, visit. [https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=3779554&reqParentsLabel=Old%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 Old Lyme:<br><br>
  
[[Category:New_London_County,_Connecticut]]
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===City Directories===
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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 Old Lyme:
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===Libraries and Historical Societies===
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'''Old Lyme Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 352<br>55 Lyme St. <br>Old Lyme, CT 06371<br>(860) 434-0684 <br>E-Mail: [mailto:info@oldlymehistorical.org info@oldlymehistorical.org]<br>[https://www.facebook.com/OldLymeHistoricalSociety/ Facebook]<br>[https://www.oldlymehistoricalsociety.org/ Website]<br>
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'''Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library'''<br>2 Library Lane<br>Old Lyme, CT 06371<br>(860) 434-1684<br>[http://www.oldlyme.lioninc.org/ Website]<br>
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===Maps===
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The following are online maps of the town of Old 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 Old Lyme:
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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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{| style="width:40%; vertical-align:top;"
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<ul class="column-spacing-halfscreen" style="padding-right:5px;">
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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 Old Lyme town records available online:
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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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'''Old Lyme Town Clerk'''<br>52 Lyme Street<br>Old Lyme, CT 06371<br>(860) 434-1605 Ext. 220<br> E-mail: [mailto:https://www.oldlyme-ct.gov/user/24/contact  https://www.oldlyme-ct.gov/user/24/contact]<br>[https://www.oldlyme-ct.gov/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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====Marriages====
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*'''1640-1955''' {{RecordSearch|2658554|Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955}} — index
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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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===References===
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{{reflist}}
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{{CTNLo towns}} <br>
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{{Connecticut-stub}} <br>
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[[Category:New_London_County,_Connecticut]] [[Category:Towns_in_Connecticut]]

Latest revision as of 13:46, 15 September 2020


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

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Old 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 Old 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 Old 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 Old Lyme:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Old Lyme Historical Society
PO Box 352
55 Lyme St.
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-0684
E-Mail: info@oldlymehistorical.org
Facebook
Website

Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library
2 Library Lane
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-1684
Website

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of Old 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 Old 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 Old 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.

Old Lyme Town Clerk
52 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371
(860) 434-1605 Ext. 220
E-mail: https://www.oldlyme-ct.gov/user/24/contact
Website

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]