Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Windsor Gotoarrow.png Pomfret

Brief History

Pomfret was chartered July 8, 1761.  Pomfret was called "New Pomfret" at first because most of the people who settled there came from the Pomfret, Connecticut[1]

Historical Data

Town Histories

Pomfret, Vermont : in two volumes, by Henry H. Vail - view a digital version of this book at FamilySearch.

Vital Records

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

Probate Records

The probate district for Pomfret is Hartford.
Hartford Probate Court
62 Pleasant Street
PO Box 275
Woodstock, VT 05091
Phone: (802) 457-1503


Enrolled militia records, 1863-1866, are available on microfilm in the Family History Library. Order film online.

City Directories


Map of modern Pomfret.


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

Pomfret, Vermont Cemetery records, 1829-1972, available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Order film online.


Town Records

Digital images of Pomfret Town records, 1967-1996, are available online at FamilySearch.

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Pomfret Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1769-1880; general index to land records, 1769-1952 Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1770-1996, and Town proceedings, 1773-1914.

Pomfret Town Clerk
5218 Pomfret Road,
North Pomfret, VT 05053
Phone: (802) 457-3861
Website: http://pomfretvt.us/


The Vermont Standard

Libraries and Historical Societies

Pomfret Historical Society
Bartlett Brook Road
PO Box 54
South Pomfret, VT 05067
Phone: (802) 457-1021

Abbott Memorial Library
15 Library St.
PO Box 95
South Pomfret, VT 05067
Phone: (802) 457-2236
Email: abbottlibrary@gmail.com
Website: http://www.abbottmemoriallibrary.org/


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