Cornwall, Addison County, Vermont Genealogy

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United States
Vermont
Addison County
Cornwall

Brief History

The charter for Cornwall was granted by Benning Wentworth, governor of New Hampshire, on November 3, 1761. The town was organized on March 2, 1784.  The population for the 2010 US Census, 2010 was 1,185.  [1] [2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

Vital Records

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

Probate Records

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

City Directories

Maps

1871 map of Cornwall Township

Cemeteries

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

Cornwall VT Cemetery Records, arranged by cemeteries, taken in 1919, are available on microfilm from the Family History Library.

Churches

Church records of the town of Cornwall, Vermont, compiled by Mary Baker Allen Chapter, January 23, 1929, are available on microfilm from the Family History Library.

Town Records

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1784-1855, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Cornwall Town Clerk's Office. These include Deeds, 1784-1856; index to deeds, 1784-1951Land records, 1833-1883, and Town and vital records of Cornwall, Vermont, 1791-Jan. 1999.

Cornwall Town Offices
2629 Route 30
Cornwall, Vermont 05753
Phone: (802) 462-2775
Website: http://cornwallvt.com/

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

Rutland Herald

Libraries and Historical Societies

Cornwall Historical Society
Phone: (802) 462-2003
Email: ctall@shoreham.net

Town of Cornwall Library
2629 Route 30
Cornwall, Vermont 05753
Phone: (802) 462-2775
Website: http://cornwallvt.com/library/

References

  1. Cornwall, VT History http://www.cornwallvt.com
  2. History of the Town of Cornwall, VT http://usgenwebsites.org/VTAddison/towns.html#cornwall

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