East Haven, Essex County, Vermont Genealogy

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East Haven

Brief History

East Haven was chartered on October 22, 1790 by the Vermont Legislature.   The town contains the village of Hartwellville. 

One of several parcels granted to a group headed by Timothy Andrews who operated an inn in his home town of East Haven, Connecticut, after which he named this Vermont town. The records show that his holdings were purely speculative, and that Andrews had no intention of ever settling here. Ironically, he died in Vermont, while on a trip to inspect his holdings.

The population at the 2010 U.S. Census was 290. [1]  [2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

Vital Records

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Military Records

Probate Records

The probate district for East Haven is Essex.
Essex Probate Court
Main St.
Box 426
Island Pond, VT 05846
Phone: (802) 723-4770

Church Records

City Directories

1888 East Haven Town Directory



The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day East Haven. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Essex County, website at this link.  

Town Records

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the East Haven Town Clerk's Office. These include Vital records of East Haven, Vermont, 1857-1859, 1866-July 2001, Land records, (East Haven, Vermont); index, 1845-1971, 1809-1903, and Deeds, 1845-1856.

Town Clerk's Office
64 Community Bldg Rd.
PO Box 10
East Haven, VT 05837
Phone: (802) 467-3772
Email: tclerk1790@kingcon.com


Libraries and Historical Societies

Northeast Kingdom Genealogy - Genealogy resources for towns in the counties of Essex, Orleans and Caledonia.


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