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Morgan, Orleans County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History
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The town of Morgan was initially chartered as Caldersburgh on November 6, 1780 by the Vermont Legislaure.  The name was changed to Morgan in 1801.  The town contains two villages: Morgan and Morgan Center. The population at the 2010 US Census was 749.  [1]  [2]

Historical Data
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Town Histories
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Town of Morgan History

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Land Records
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Morgan,Vermont Land Records,1859 to 1910, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images)

Probate Records
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Orleans Probate Division
247 Main Street
Newport, VT · 05855
Phone: (802) 334-3305

Church Records
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Morgan, Vermont records : Bible records and pedigrees given by the families to Louise R Allen of New York City, Aug 1934 - are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

City Directories
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1884 Morgan Town Directory

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1878 map of Morgan Town, Morgan, Morgan Center Town

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Town Records
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Morgan, Vermont Town Records, 1850-2005, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).  

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Morgan Town Clerk's Office. These include Town records, 1822-1853, and Deeds, 1780-1859.

Morgan Town Clerk
41 Meade Hill Road
P.O. Box 45
Morgan, VT 05853
Phone: (802) 895-2927

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

The Newport Daily Express

Libraries and Historical Societies
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Morgan Historical Society, Inc.
14 Toad Pond Road
P.O. Box 113
Morgan, VT 05853

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

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