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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Ryegate''' ''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Ryegate'''  
  
=== Brief History  ===
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=== Brief History<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><br> ===
  
=== Historical Data  ===
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Ryegate was chartered on&nbsp; September 8, 1763.&nbsp;The town contains the villages of South Ryegate, East Ryegate, and Ryegate Corner. The population was 1,174 at the 2010 census.&nbsp; <ref>Ryegate, Vermont - Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ryegate,_Vermont</ref> <ref>Ryegate, Vermont - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/CaledoniaRyegate.html</ref> &nbsp;&nbsp;
  
=== Town Histories  ===
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=== Historical Data<br>  ===
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtcbarne/ryegate.htm Ryegate, Vermont USGenWeb Page]<br>
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=== Town Histories<br> ===
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*History of Ryegate, Vermont&nbsp;: from its settlement by the Scotch-American company of farmers to present time, with genealogical records of many families, by Edward Miller and Frederic P. Wells (1913) - [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/174085?availability=Family%20History%20Library view this book online]. Complete text with family genealogies can be viewed [http://www.electricscotland.com/hiStory/ryegate/index.htm online].<br>
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*Down of the thistle&nbsp;: 20th century Ryegate Vermont, by Dwight A White and Edward Miller (2006) - [https://www.worldcat.org/title/down-of-the-thistle-20th-century-ryegate-vt/oclc/77552962&referer=brief_results find this book in a library].<br>
  
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
  
=== Probate Records ===
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FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=47 online].
  
=== City Directories ===
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=== Military Records<br> ===
  
=== Maps  ===
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=== Probate Records<br>  ===
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The probate district for Ryegate is Caledonia<br>Caledonia Probate Division<br>1126 Main St, Ste 1 <br>St Johnsbury, VT 05819<br>Phone: (802) 748-6605<br>
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=== Church Records<br>  ===
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=== City Directories<br>  ===
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=== Maps<br> ===
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4703/Ryegate/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of Ryegate]<br>
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
=== Churches ===
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The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Ryegate. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Caledonia County, website at this [http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/caledonia.htm#top link]. &nbsp;<br>
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*Blue Mountain Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2226506 Find A Grave] site. <br>
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*Hillside Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2221060 Find A Grave] site.
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*Old Scotch Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2532039 Find A Grave] site.
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*Pinehurst Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2226005 Find A Grave] site.
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*West Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2448686 Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*Whitelaw Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2328910 Find A Grave] site.
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Ryegate Cemetery Records, early to 1870, are available on [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/140695?availability=Family%20History%20Library microfilm] at the Family History Library. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/28738/ Order film online].<br>
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=== Town Records&nbsp;<br>  ===
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1799-1958, can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FMD1D-VP6%3A324710401%2C324919801%3Fcc%3D1987653 FamilySearch] (browse only images).<br>
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Ryegate Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1201226?availability=Family%20History%20Library Births (1868-1930), marriages (1868-1950), deaths (1868-2001)], [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/350131?availability=Family%20History%20Library Town and vital records, 1770-1886; index to vital records, 1858-1915], and [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/24327?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records and deeds, 1781-1904; index, 1781-1925].<br>
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Ryegate Town Clerk<br>18 S Bayley Hazen Rd.<br>PO Box 332<br>East Ryegate, VT 05042<br>Phone: (802) 584-3880<br>Website: [http://www.ryegatevt.org/ http://www.ryegatevt.org/]<br>
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=== Newspapers<br> ===
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[http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/ Burlington Free Press]
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[http://www.timesargus.com/ The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus]
  
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[http://caledonianrecord.com/index.asp The Caledonian Record]<br>
  
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies<br> ===
  
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
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Ryegate Historical Society<br>54 Paper Mill Road, East Ryegate, VT 05042<br>Mailng Address: PO Box 366, Ryegate, VT 05042<br>Phone: (802) 584-3520<br>Email: dawhite@fairpoint.net<br>
  
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Revision as of 16:19, 28 July 2014

United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Caledonia Gotoarrow.png Ryegate

Brief History

Ryegate was chartered on  September 8, 1763. The town contains the villages of South Ryegate, East Ryegate, and Ryegate Corner. The population was 1,174 at the 2010 census.  [1] [2]   

Historical Data

Ryegate, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories

  • History of Ryegate, Vermont : from its settlement by the Scotch-American company of farmers to present time, with genealogical records of many families, by Edward Miller and Frederic P. Wells (1913) - view this book online. Complete text with family genealogies can be viewed online.
  • Down of the thistle : 20th century Ryegate Vermont, by Dwight A White and Edward Miller (2006) - find this book in a library.

Vital Records

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

Military Records

Probate Records

The probate district for Ryegate is Caledonia
Caledonia Probate Division
1126 Main St, Ste 1
St Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: (802) 748-6605

Church Records

City Directories

Maps

1875 map of Ryegate

Cemeteries

The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Ryegate. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Caledonia County, website at this link.  

Ryegate Cemetery Records, early to 1870, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Order film online.

Town Records 

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1799-1958, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Ryegate Town Clerk's Office. These include Births (1868-1930), marriages (1868-1950), deaths (1868-2001), Town and vital records, 1770-1886; index to vital records, 1858-1915, and Land records and deeds, 1781-1904; index, 1781-1925.

Ryegate Town Clerk
18 S Bayley Hazen Rd.
PO Box 332
East Ryegate, VT 05042
Phone: (802) 584-3880
Website: http://www.ryegatevt.org/

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

The Caledonian Record

Libraries and Historical Societies

Ryegate Historical Society
54 Paper Mill Road, East Ryegate, VT 05042
Mailng Address: PO Box 366, Ryegate, VT 05042
Phone: (802) 584-3520
Email: dawhite@fairpoint.net

References

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