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The USGenWeb Project Fairfield County, Connecticut

Vital Records
Easton Town Clerk,
Dr. W. Derek Buckley

Town Hall
225 Center Road
Easton, CT 06612
(203) 268-6291

Birth: 1852-Present
Marriages: 1852-Present
Death: 1852-Present

Note: Earlier birth, marriage, and death records may be found in Fairfield. Non-certified copies of birth, marriage, and death certificates aren't available.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm; closed holidays.

Other Sources:


 Probate & Land Records
Probate Office

Probate Court-District of Trumbull
Trumbull Town Hall
5866 Main Street
Trumbull, CT 06611-5416
(203) 452-5068

Probate Records: 1959 to Present
Note: Probate records may be found at the Bridgeport Probate office.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.


Hale transcriptions of cemetery stones. With special thanks to Jane Devlin.
    • Aspetuck
      376 Black Rock Turnpike
    • Baldwin
    • Center Street
      376 Black Rock Turnpike
    • Den
      1120 Black Rock Turnpike
    • Easton
    • Gilberttown
      373 Black Rock Turnpike
    • Lyon
      1190 Sport Hill Road
    • Maple Grove
      (formerly Mt. Grove)
      Harvester Road
    • New Aspetuck
    • Union
      850 Sport Hill Road
    • Wheeler

The Hale Collection of Connecticut Cemetery Inscriptions (1600's to 1930's) is available through
The Connecticut State Library

Additional information about the Hale Collection-Scroll well down the page. Includes map and cemetery locations.

Find A Grave-More than 38 million cemetery records.

The Assoc. of Gravestone Studies, 30 Elm Street, Worcester MA 01609 (508) 831-7753


Cemetery Photos


Easton Public Library
691 Morehouse Road
Easton, Connecticut 06612
(203) 261-0134

Hours: Monday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.; Tuesday, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.; Wednesday, 10:00 pm to 8:00 pm.; Thursday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; Friday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; Saturday, 10:00 am to 3 pm; Closed Sundays.

Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106
CSL History and Genealogy Unit
Unit Head: Richard C. Roberts
Telephone: (860)757-6580, Fax: (860)757-6677

The CSL collection includes local histories and genealogies, with particular emphasis on Connecticut and New England; Connecticut town vital records, land records, and probate records; church records; family Bible records and cemetery inscriptions (the Hale Collection); newspaper notices of marriages and deaths; military records; Federal census records for Connecticut, New England states, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio; Index to New England Naturalization Petitions; ships' passenger lists and other immigration records; Connecticut atlases and maps, city directories, and newspapers. iConn.org
Connecticut's Digital Library-Search thousands of popular and scholarly articles, from 1980 to the present, including newspapers. Requires a valid library card issued in a Connecticut community.

The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
From the "American Memory Project" collection:

    • Rudolph Trup House, Rock House Rd., Easton, built circa 1740. It is the oldest of three houses situated on the same farm, built perhaps by a member of the Lyon family, it sits on property that once belonged to the town of Weston. For more information please see Data and description of the home.

    • Jane Dillon House, Rock House Rd., Easton, built circa 1710, is an old saltbox style home. Its history is uncertain, but it may have been inhabited by a cobbler named Charles Beach. For more information please see Data and Description of the home.


Historical Societies
Historical Society of Easton, Inc.
PO Box 121
Easton, CT 06612
Jerry L. Gabert, President.
(203) 261-2090
Located in a special section of the Easton Library. Hours are by appointment.

Connecticut Society of Genealogists
Mailing address:
PO Box 435
Glastonbury, CT 06033-0435
(860) 569-0002
The headquarters building is located at 175 Maple St. in East Hartford. The building is open to members and non-members for research from 9:30 to 4 Monday through Friday. Do not send mail to the Maple Street address.

LDS Family History Centers
Search for locations and hours of operation for all Family History Centers.

Connecticut Historical Commission, Hartford
59 South Prospect Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106

The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)
101 Newbury Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116-3007

Connecticut League of History Organizations
"Keeping History Alive in Connecticut"
940 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517-4002


Historical Information


Easton Links



The Connecticut Post 410 State Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 330-6456

Easton Courier Weekly News by Hometown Publications
1000 Bridgeport Avenue
Shelton, Connecticut 06484
(203) 926-2080 FAX: (203) 926-2091

Other CT Newspapers


Easton Churches
Christ Church (Episcopal) Parish
Established 1762, records begin in 1884
59 Church Rd, Easton, CT (203) 268-3569
Covenant Church Of Easton
Est. Oct 6, 1896 in Bridgeport. Removed to Easton 1982. Includes the Westminster Presbyterian Church formerly of Bridgeport.
1 Sport Hill Rd, Easton, CT  (203) 371-8335
Easton Baptist Church 29 Church Rd, Easton, CT  (203) 268-4222
Easton Congregational Church
Established circa 1764
336 Westport Rd, Easton, CT (203) 261-2527
Jesse Lee United Methodist
Established circa 1787
25 Flat Rock Rd Easton, CT (203) 372-8250
Notre Dame Of Easton RC Church
Dedicated June 24, 1956
640 Morehouse Rd, Easton, CT (203) 268-5838 

Church Records

Books about Easton, Connecticut

Partridge, Helen. EASTON: ITS HISTORY. (Collinsville, CT: Lithographics, Inc. 1972)

HISTORIC HOMES IN EASTON.(Historical Society of Easton and the Connecticut Historical Commission, 1996.)


Bradley, John Dimon. ASPETUC CHRONICLES: NARRATIVES OF FORMER DAYS IN EASTON AND WESTON CONN. (Easton CT : Historical Society of Easton Inc, 2003.)

ASPETUCK HISTORIC DISTRICT: EASTON/WESTON, CT. Documentation for the inclusion of the Aspetuck Historic District in the National Register of Historic Places. (1991)

Cruson, Daniel IMAGES OF AMERICA: REDDING AND EASTON. (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2000.)

PERSI (Periodical Source Index )
Volume Issue Month Year
Fairfield Church Christ's Church Baptisms, Easton, 1861-1914 Connecticut Ancestry  38 3 February 1996
If you are interested in a copy of these articles, please contact the respective Society below:Connecticut Ancestry Society, Inc., PO Box 249, Stamford, CT 06904 Persi Code: CTAN

Unable to get a copy from the Publisher?Contact the Allen County Public Library Foundation, P.O. Box 2270, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-2270. An online order form is at: http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/database/graphics/order_form.html


[1] Gagné, Peter J. Links to Your Connecticut Past. Pawtucket, RI: Quintin Publications (2002)
[2] Hurd, D. Hamilton. History of Fairfield County, Connecticut. Philadelphia: J.W. Lewis & Co. (1881)
[3] Lindberg, Marcia Wiswall. Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research. 3rd Edition. Boston: NEHGS (1993)
[4] Morrison, Betty Jean. Connecting to Connecticut. East Hartford: CT Society of Genealogists (1995)

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