Whiting, Addison County, Vermont Genealogy

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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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