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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Rutland County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Rutland County Vermont genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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| county = Rutland County
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| state = Vermont
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| founded year = 1781
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| founded date = February 22
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| seat = Rutland
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| building address = Rutland County Courthouse<br>83 Center Street, Rutland, VT 05701-4017 <br>802-775-4394 <br>Fax: 802-775-2291<br>[http://www.brbpub.com/vermont/rutland/ '''Rutland County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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'''''Secretary of State Office''''', Montpelier has birth, marriage, and death records 1760-1955 and divorce records 1760-1968; '''''Town Clerks&nbsp;''''' have land records from 1826; '''''County Clerk&nbsp;''''' has land records 1779-1826 and court records; '''''Probate Court&nbsp;''''' has probate records.
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'''Towns Organized Before 1800:''' <br>Benson 1780, <br>Brandon 1761,<br>Castleton 1761,<br>Chittenden 1780,<br>Clarendon 1761, <br>Danby 1761,<br>Fair Haven 1779,<br>Hubbardton 1764,<br>Ira 1781, <br>Mendon 1781,<br>Middletown Springs 1784,<br>Mt. Holly 1792,<br>Mt. Tabor 1761,<br>Pawlet 1761,<br>&nbsp;Pittsford 1761,<br>Poultney 1761,<br>Rutland 1761,<br>Sherburn 1761,<br>Shrewsbury 1761,<br>Sudbury 1763,<br>Wallingford 1761,<br>Wells 1761,<br>West Haven 1792<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 6999 Rutland County, Vermont. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Brief History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*Part of [[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]] County set off 18 Oct 1785.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*Part of [[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]] County set off 18 Oct 1785.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Places / Localities  ===
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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{{VTRutlandCoTownsMap}}'''City:'''
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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*{{AutoLink|Rutland City, Vermont|Rutland City}}
 
 
'''City:'''
 
 
 
*Rutland
 
  
 
'''Towns:'''  
 
'''Towns:'''  
  
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*Benson  
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*{{AutoLink|Benson, Vermont|Benson}}
*Brandon  
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*{{AutoLink|Brandon, Vermont|Brandon}}
*Castleton  
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*{{AutoLink|Castleton, Vermont|Castleton}}
*Chittenden  
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*{{AutoLink|Chittenden, Vermont|Chittenden}}
*Clarendon  
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*{{AutoLink|Clarendon, Vermont|Clarendon}}
*Danby  
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*{{AutoLink|Danby, Vermont|Danby}}
*Fair Haven  
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*{{AutoLink|Fair Haven, Vermont|Fair Haven}}
*Hubbardton  
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*{{AutoLink|Hubbardton, Vermont|Hubbardton}}
*Ira
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*{{AutoLink|Ira, Vermont|Ira}}
  
 
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*Killington  
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*{{AutoLink|Killington, Vermont|Killington}}
*Mendon  
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*{{AutoLink|Mendon, Vermont|Mendon}}
*Middletown Springs  
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*{{AutoLink|Middletown Springs, Vermont|Middletown Springs}}
*Mount Holly  
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*{{AutoLink|Mount Holly, Vermont|Mount Holly}}
*Mount Tabor  
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*{{AutoLink|Mount Tabor, Vermont|Mount Tabor}}
*Pawlet  
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*{{AutoLink|Pawlet, Vermont|Pawlet}}
*Pittsfield  
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*{{AutoLink|Pittsfield, Vermont|Pittsfield}}
*Pittsford  
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*{{AutoLink|Pittsford, Vermont|Pittsford}}
*Poultney
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*{{AutoLink|Poultney, Vermont|Poultney}}
  
 
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*Proctor  
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*{{AutoLink|Proctor, Vermont|Proctor}}
*Rutland  
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*{{AutoLink|Rutland Town, Vermont|Rutland Town}}
*Shrewsbury  
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*{{AutoLink|Shrewsbury, Vermont|Shrewsbury}}
*Sudbury  
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*{{AutoLink|Sudbury, Vermont|Sudbury}}
*Tinmouth  
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*{{AutoLink|Tinmouth, Vermont|Tinmouth}}
*Wallingford  
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*{{AutoLink|Wallingford, Vermont|Wallingford}}
*Wells  
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*{{AutoLink|Wells, Vermont|Wells}}
*West Haven  
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*{{AutoLink|West Haven, Vermont|West Haven}}
*West Rutland
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*{{AutoLink|West Rutland, Vermont|West Rutland}}
  
 
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'''Extinct Town:'''
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*{{AutoLink|Philadelphia, Vermont|Philadelphia}}<ref>Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 395. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>
  
 
'''Village:'''  
 
'''Village:'''  
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'''Communities:'''  
 
'''Communities:'''  
  
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[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]] | [[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington]] | [[Windsor County, Vermont|Windsor]] | [[Washington County, New York|Washington County]], New York  
 
[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]] | [[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington]] | [[Windsor County, Vermont|Windsor]] | [[Washington County, New York|Washington County]], New York  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/rutland.htm List of Rutland County Cemeteries]
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Military  ====
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==== Military Records ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=50&ci=20562 {{nowrap|North Adams, MA newspapers}}] (1895-1977) covering local news that included Rutland County residents.<br>
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==== Probate Records ====
  
 
There are two Rutland County Probate Districts  
 
There are two Rutland County Probate Districts  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Societies and Libraries  ===
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183867&subject_disp=Vermont%2C+Rutland&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Rutland County  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Rutland Vermont Family History Center]]
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=== Web Sites  ===
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*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Rutland|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Rutland County  
 
*[http://home.att.net/~local_history/Rutland-Co-VT.htm The Rutland County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://home.att.net/~local_history/Rutland-Co-VT.htm The Rutland County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/rutland.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Rutland County
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/rutland.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Rutland County
  
== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:37, 10 July 2013

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Guide to Rutland County Vermont genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Rutland County, Vermont
Map
Map of Vermont highlighting Rutland County
Location in the state of Vermont
Facts
Founded February 22, 1781
County Seat Rutland
Courthouse
Address Rutland County Courthouse
83 Center Street, Rutland, VT 05701-4017
802-775-4394
Fax: 802-775-2291
Rutland County Website


County Courthouse

Secretary of State Office, Montpelier has birth, marriage, and death records 1760-1955 and divorce records 1760-1968; Town Clerks  have land records from 1826; County Clerk  has land records 1779-1826 and court records; Probate Court  has probate records.

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Benson 1780,
Brandon 1761,
Castleton 1761,
Chittenden 1780,
Clarendon 1761,
Danby 1761,
Fair Haven 1779,
Hubbardton 1764,
Ira 1781,
Mendon 1781,
Middletown Springs 1784,
Mt. Holly 1792,
Mt. Tabor 1761,
Pawlet 1761,
 Pittsford 1761,
Poultney 1761,
Rutland 1761,
Sherburn 1761,
Shrewsbury 1761,
Sudbury 1763,
Wallingford 1761,
Wells 1761,
West Haven 1792[1]

Brief History

Parent County

  • Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

City:

Towns:

Extinct Town:

  • Philadelphia[2]

Village:

  • Poultney

Communities:

  • Brandon
  • Fair Haven
  • Wallingford

Neighboring Counties

Addison | Bennington | Windsor | Washington County, New York

Resources

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military Records

Newspapers

Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has North Adams, MA newspapers (1895-1977) covering local news that included Rutland County residents.

Probate Records

There are two Rutland County Probate Districts

  • Rutland District - Brandon, Chittenden, Clarenden, Danby, Ira, Mendon, Middletown Springs, Mount Holly, Mount Tabor, Pittsfield, Pittsford, Rutland, Sherburne, Shrewsbury, Tinmouth, Wallingford and West Rutland.
  • Fair Haven District - Benson, Castleton, Fair Haven, Hubbardton, Pawlet, Poultney, Sudbury, Wells and West Haven.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 6999 Rutland County, Vermont. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content
  2. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 395. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.