New Haven, Addison County, Vermont Genealogy

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Town Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

New Haven Vermont at Wikipedia

New Haven Vermont was chartered on November 2, 1761. Although chartered in 1761, the town remained an unbroken wilderness until 1769. New Haven is located between Middlebury to the South, Vergennes to the North and Bristol to the East. Current population estimate is about 1800. [1] [2]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

  • Evergreen Cemetery - inscriptions found at Find A Grave site.
  • Everts Cemetery (lso known as: Burnham Cemetery) - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Munger Street Cemetery - inscriptions found at Find a Grave site.
  • Riverside Cemetery - inscriptions found at Find a Grave site.
  • West Cemetery - inscriptions found at Find A Grave site.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about Vermont denominations, view the New Hampshire Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in New Haven, visit.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of New Haven:

The First Centennial of the Congregational Church in New Haven, Vermont, by Ezra Hoyt Byington, and C. N Thomast is on microfilm at the Family History Library.

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of New Haven:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

New Haven Community Library
8 North Street , Suite 2
New Haven, VT 05472
Phone: (802) 453-4015
Email: nhl@gmavt.net
Website: http://www.nhcl.org/

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of New Haven:

1871 map of New Haven

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Addison County Independent ($)

Burlington Free Press

Rutland Herald

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Vermont, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of New Haven:

The probate district for New Haven is Addison.
Addison Probate Court
7 Mahady Court
Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: (802) 388-2612

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

  • New Haven, a Rural Historical Town of Vermont: Oration by Hon. J.B. Grinnell - view digital copy of this book online.

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Vermont, 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 New Haven town records available online:

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1784-1948, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the New Haven Town Clerk's Office. These include Town and vital records of New Haven, Vermont, 1784-1998, and Deeds, 1786-1857; index 1786-1940.

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.

New Haven Town Clerk
78 North Street
New Haven, Vermont 05472
Phone: (802) 453-3516
Email: newhavenclerk@gmavt.net
Website: http://www.newhavenvt.com/

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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