Starksboro, Addison County, Vermont Genealogy

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Addison County

Guide to Starksboro, Addison ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Brief History

Starksboro was chartered on November 9, 1780 by the Vermont State Legislature. The town was organized in March, 1796.  Although Starksboro village on Route 116 is now commonly recognized as the town’s primary center, in earlier times there were many other villages and hamlets: Brownsboro; Little Boston, Hillsboro, and Jerusalem. [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 Starksboro is Addison.
Addison Probate Court
7 Mahady Court
Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: (802) 388-2612

City Directories


1871 map of Starksboro Township


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


Starksborough Monthly Meeting Records of the Society of Friends, 1813-1838, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Town Records

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1783-1998, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Starksboro Town Clerk's Office. These include Vital records of Starksboro, Vermont, 1857-1998, Deeds, 1796-1849; index, 1797-1880, and Land records, 1792-1877.

Starksboro Town Clerk
2849 Vermont 116
PO Box 91
Starksboro, VT 05487
Phone: (802) 453-2639


Addison County Independent ($)

Burlington Free Press

Rutland Herald

Libraries and Historical Societies

Starksboro Public Library
2827 VT RT 116
PO Box 124
Starksboro, VT 05487
Phone: (802) 453-3732

Starksboro Historical Society
6657 Vermont 116
Starksboro, VT 05487
Phone: (802) 434-3469


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