Whiting, Addison County, Vermont Genealogy

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Addison County

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

Brief History

Whiting was chartered on August 6, 1763. For a period of nine years after the grant of its charter nothing was done toward the settlement of Whiting. The first settlers had only been in the town a few years when the Revolution began, and during the war the town was abandoned, as were many other towns in what became Vermont.   [1]  [2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

Our Whiting : the history of the town of Whiting, Vermont, by Harold Webster and Elizabeth Wells Webster (1976) - find this book in a library.

Vital Records

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

Probate Records

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

City Directories


1871 map of Whiting Township


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

  • Whiting Villiage Cemetery - inscriptions found at Find A Grave site.


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 Whiting Town Clerk's Office. These include Land and vital records, 1783-1863; index to land records, 1783-1925, and Land records, 1863-1891.

Whiting Town Clerk
29 S Main St
Whiting, VT 05778
Phone: (802) 623-7813
Email: townofwhiting@shoreham.net


Addison County Independent ($)

Burlington Free Press

Rutland Herald

Libraries and Historical Societies


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