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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Vermont|Vermont]] > Franklin County'' [[Image:Vt-franklin.png|thumb|right|300px|showing location of Franklin County]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Franklin County'''<br><br>{{VTDC}}[[Image:Vt-franklin.png|right|280px|Vt-franklin.png]]__TOC__
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== History ==
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[http://www.brbpub.com/vermont/franklin/ Franklin County Courthouse ]<br>P O Box 808<br>Church Street, St. Albans, VT 05478 <br>Mailing Address: PO Box 808, Saint Albans , VT 05478 <br>802-524-2739, 802-524-3863 <br>Fax: 802-524-7996
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County Clerk has divorce&nbsp;and court records from 1900; <br>Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial and land; <br>Probate Judge has probate records
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<br>Towns Organized Before 1800: <br>Bakersfield 1791, <br>Berkshire 1781, <br>Enosburg 1780, <br>Fairfax 1763, <br>Fairfield 1763, <br>Fletcher 1781, <br>Franklin 1789, <br>Georgia 1763, <br>Highgate 1763, <br>Montgomery 1789, <br>Richford 1780, <br>Sheldon 1763, <br>Swanton 1763, <br>St. Albans 1763<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County, Vermont. Page 698 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Quick Facts ===
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{{Wikipedia|Franklin County, Vermont|align=left}}
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*Created 5 November 1792 from [[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]] County. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
=== Record Loss  ===
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9 November 1802, [[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]] County set off.
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
  
=== Populated Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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'''City:'''
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*Saint Albans
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'''Towns:'''
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{| width="70%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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*[[Bakersfield, Vermont|Bakersfield]]
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*Berkshire
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*Enosburg
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*Fairfax
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*Fairfield
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*Fletcher
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*Franklin
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*Georgia
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*Highgate
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*Montgomery
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*Richford
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*Saint Albans
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*Sheldon
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*Swanton
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'''Villages:'''
  
*City: St. Albans
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{| width="70%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
*Towns: Bakersfield . Berkshire . Enosburgh . Fairfax . Fairfield . Fletcher . Franklin . Georgia . Highgate . Montgomery . Richford . Sheldon . Swanton . St. Albans
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*Villages: Enosburg Falls . Swanton
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*Enosburg Falls
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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*Swanton
  
[[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden ]]| [[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille ]]| [[Orleans County, Vermont|Orleans ]]| '''Quebec '''counties: [[Broome County, Quebec|Broome ]]| [[Missisquoi County, Quebec|Missisquoi]]  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]] | [[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] | [[Orleans County, Vermont|Orleans]] | '''Quebec '''counties: [[Brome County, Quebec|Brome]] | [[Missisquoi County, Quebec|Missisquoi]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries%20of%20VT/franklin.htm#top List of Franklin County Cemeteries]
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Court records ===
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=== Gazetteers  ===
  
==== Church ====
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=== Land and Property ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Maps ===
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Migration ====
  
==== Land  ====
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Early migration routes to and from Franklin County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. ({{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}) [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry.]</ref>
  
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:*Hudson River pre-historic
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:*Lake Champlain pre-historic
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:*[[Lake Champlain Trail]] pre-historic
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:*[[Champlain Canal]] 1823
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:*[[Erie Canal]] 1825
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:*[[Chambly Canal]] and the Richelieu River 1843
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Military ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
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==== Probate Records ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Vermont, Franklin County Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont, Franklin County Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183781&subject_disp=Vermont%2C+Franklin&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Franklin County
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtfrankl/ The Franklin County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/franklin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Franklin County
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtfrankl/ The Franklin County VTGenWeb Project], an member of The VTGenWeb Project  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/franklin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/vt/franklin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
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*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Franklin|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 13:06, 11 November 2012

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County Courthouse

Franklin County Courthouse
P O Box 808
Church Street, St. Albans, VT 05478
Mailing Address: PO Box 808, Saint Albans , VT 05478
802-524-2739, 802-524-3863
Fax: 802-524-7996


County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1900;
Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial and land;
Probate Judge has probate records


Towns Organized Before 1800:
Bakersfield 1791,
Berkshire 1781,
Enosburg 1780,
Fairfax 1763,
Fairfield 1763,
Fletcher 1781,
Franklin 1789,
Georgia 1763,
Highgate 1763,
Montgomery 1789,
Richford 1780,
Sheldon 1763,
Swanton 1763,
St. Albans 1763[1]

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Franklin County, Vermont



Parent County

Boundary Changes

9 November 1802, Grand Isle County set off.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

City:

  • Saint Albans

Towns:

  • Fletcher
  • Franklin
  • Georgia
  • Highgate
  • Montgomery
  • Richford
  • Saint Albans
  • Sheldon
  • Swanton

Villages:

  • Enosburg Falls
  • Swanton

Neighboring Counties

Chittenden | Grand Isle | Lamoille | Orleans | Quebec counties: Brome | Missisquoi

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Court records

Gazetteers

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Franklin County for European settlers included:[3]

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Vermont, Franklin County Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County, Vermont. Page 698 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. (FHL Book 973 D27e 2002) WorldCat entry.
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