Essex Genealogy (in Middlesex County, CT)

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Essex Birth Records

1630-1920 Connecticut Church Record Abstracts Ancestry online

Connecticut Town Birth Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Ancestry online

Connecticut, Birth Records, 1897-present Connecticut Department of Public Health

Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1852-1918 Family History Library

Essex Cemetery Records

1629-1934 Connecticut Hale Collection Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices Ancestry online

Cemetery inscriptions of Essex, Connecticut Family History Library

Centerbrook Cemetery Find a Grave online

Central Burial Ground (included in Connecticut Hale Collection) Ancestry online

Chapman Graveyard (included in Connecticut Hale Collection) Ancestry online

Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934 (selections) Ancestry online

Grove Cemetery Find a Grave online

Grove Street Cemetery (included in Connecticut Hale Collection) Ancestry online

Inscriptions, town of Essex, Connecticut. WorldCat

Prospect Hill Cemetery Find a Grave online

Prospect Hill Cemetery (included in Connecticut Hale Collection) Ancestry online

River View Cemetery (included in Connecticut Hale Collection) Ancestry online

Riverview Cemetery Billion Graves online

Riverview Cemetery Interment online

Essex Census Records

Federal Census of 1940, Essex, Connecticut LDS Genealogy online

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry online

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage online

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search online

Essex Church Records

1630-1920 Connecticut Church Record Abstracts Ancestry online

Centerbrook Congregational Church Records 1722-1931 (included in Connecticut Church Record Abstracts) Ancestry online

Centerbrook Congregational Church in Essex, Conn. WorldCat

Church records, 1722-1931, Centerbrook Ecclesiastical Society and Congregational Church (Essex, Connecticut) Family History Library

Church records, 1759-1842, Centerbrook Congregational Church (Essex, Connecticut) Family History Library

Church records, 1790-1938, St. John's Church (Essex, Connecticut : Protestant Episcopal) Family History Library

Church records, 1810-1921, First Baptist Church and Society (Essex, Connecticut) Family History Library

Church records, 1852-1941, First Congregational Church (Essex, Connecticut) Family History Library

Church records, 1904-1941, All Saints' Church at Ivoryton (Essex, Connecticut : Protestant Episcopal) Family History Library

Records, 1810-1921, First Baptist Church (Essex, Connecticut) Family History Library

Saybrook, Connecticut, church records, Frederick L'Hommedieu copy : Old Saybrook Congregational Church 1736-1782, Centerbrook Congregational Church 1759-1832, Chester Congregational Church 1759-1835 Family History Library

Essex City Directories

Centerbrook, CT 1913-1916, 1918-1919, 1924, 1928 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Connecticut City Directories (includes Essex 1964, 1982) Ancestry online

Connecticut City Directories (includes Old Saybrook, Chester, Deep River, Essex, Westbrook 1964) Ancestry online

Connecticut River Valley directories Family History Library

Essex, CT 1913-1916, 1918-1919, 1924, 1928 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Essex, Connecticut, City Directory, 1896 (in U.S. City Directories collection) Ancestry online

Ivoryton, CT 1913-1916, 1918-1919, 1924, 1928 City Directories Allen County Public Library

Essex Death Records

1629-1934 Connecticut Hale Collection Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices Ancestry online

1630-1920 Connecticut Church Record Abstracts Ancestry online

1897-1968 Connecticut Death Records Ancestry online

1949-2012 Connecticut Death Index Ancestry online

1949-2012 Connecticut Deaths Index MyHeritage online

Connecticut Town Death Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Ancestry online

Connecticut, Death Records, 1897-present Connecticut Department of Public Health

Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934 (selections) Ancestry online

Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1852-1918 Family History Library

Essex Histories and Genealogies

History of Essex, Middlesex County, Connecticut Jane Devlin online

Essex Immigration Records

Connecticut, Federal Naturalization Records, 1790-1996 Ancestry online

Naturalization index, 1844-1955 Family History Library

Naturalization records (Middlesex County, Connecticut), 1841-1945 Family History Library

Naturalization records, 1844-1871 Family History Library

Naturalization records, 1844-1909 Family History Library

Essex Land Records

Land records, 1852-1913 Family History Library

Middlesex County Deeds Jane Devlin online

Essex Map Records

Essex - Center Brook - Ivoryton 1881 Bird's Eye View Map Historic Map Works online

Essex - Center Brook - Ivoryton 1881 Bird's Eye View Map (included in Historic U.S. Maps) MyHeritage online

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Essex, Middlesex County, Connecticut, August 1884 Library of Congress online

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Essex, Middlesex County, Connecticut, August 1889 Library of Congress online

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Essex, Middlesex County, Connecticut, August 1895 Library of Congress online

View map of Essex, Centerbrook & Ivoryton, Conn. 1881. Library of Congress online

Essex Marriage Records

1630-1920 Connecticut Church Record Abstracts Ancestry online

Connecticut Marriage Records, 1897-1968 Ancestry online

Connecticut Town Marriage Records, pre-1870 (Barbour Collection) Ancestry online

Connecticut, Marriage Index, 1620-1926 (includes Middlesex County 1640-1808) Ancestry online

Connecticut, Marriage Records, 1897-present Connecticut Department of Public Health

Early Connecticut marriages as found on ancient church records prior to 1800 Family History Library

Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1852-1918 Family History Library

Essex Newspapers and Obituaries

1629-1934 Connecticut Hale Collection Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices Ancestry online

Offline Newspapers for Essex

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Riverside Intelligence. (Essex, Conn.) 1880s-1890s

Sabbath Recorder. (New York) 1844-1861

Saybrook Mirror. (Essex, Ct.) 1849-1840s

Valley News. (Essex, Conn.) 1861-1860s

Essex Probate Records

Connecticut, Wills and Probate Records, 1609-1999 Ancestry online

Early Wills & Probate Records of Middlesex County Jane Devlin online

Probate records, 1853-1918 Family History Library

Essex School Records

Pratt High School - Osage Yearbook (Essex, CT), 1936, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951 E Yearbook online

Pratt High School yearbook, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951 Classmates online

Pratt High School yearbook, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage online

Saybrook [Deep River] and Valley Regional [Chester, Deep River and Essex] High School Yearbooks Deep River Public Library online


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