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=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
Reading was chartered&nbsp;July 8, 1761<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">.</span>  
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Pomfret was chartered&nbsp;July 8, 1761<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">. &nbsp;Pomfret was called "New Pomfret" at first because most of the people who settled there came from the Pomfret, Connecticut.</span>  
  
 
<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" />.&nbsp;<ref>History of the Town of Reading, VT, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindsorReading.html</ref>  
 
<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" />.&nbsp;<ref>History of the Town of Reading, VT, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindsorReading.html</ref>  
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The probate district for Reading is Windsor.<br>Windsor Probate Court <br>PO Box 402 (Cota Fuel Bdg) <br>N. Springfield, VT 05150 <br>Phone: (802) 886-2284<br>  
 
The probate district for Reading is Windsor.<br>Windsor Probate Court <br>PO Box 402 (Cota Fuel Bdg) <br>N. Springfield, VT 05150 <br>Phone: (802) 886-2284<br>  
  
=== Military ===
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=== Military ===
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/133102?availability=Family%20History%20Library Enrolled militia records, 1863-1866], are available on microfilm in the Family History Library. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/1004094/ Order film online].
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[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/133102?availability=Family%20History%20Library Enrolled militia records, 1863-1866], are available on microfilm in the Family History Library. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/1004094/ Order film online].  
  
 
=== City Directories<br>  ===
 
=== City Directories<br>  ===
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
 
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
  
Pomfret Historical Society<br>Bartlett Brook Road<br>South Pomfret, VT 05067<br>Phone: (802) 457-1021<br> <br>Abbott Memorial Library<br>15 Library St.<br>PO Box 95<br>South Promfret, VT 05067<br>Phone: (802) 457-2236<br>Email: abbottlibrary@gmail.com<br>Website: [http://www.abbottmemoriallibrary.org/ http://www.abbottmemoriallibrary.org/]<br>  
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Pomfret Historical Society<br>Bartlett Brook Road  
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PO Box 54<br>South Pomfret, VT 05067<br>Phone: (802) 457-1021<br> <br>Abbott Memorial Library<br>15 Library St.<br>PO Box 95<br>South Promfret, VT 05067<br>Phone: (802) 457-2236<br>Email: abbottlibrary@gmail.com<br>Website: [http://www.abbottmemoriallibrary.org/ http://www.abbottmemoriallibrary.org/]<br>  
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Revision as of 02:44, 2 October 2013

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.

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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 Reading is Windsor.
Windsor Probate Court
PO Box 402 (Cota Fuel Bdg)
N. Springfield, VT 05150
Phone: (802) 886-2284

Military

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

City Directories

Maps

Map of modern Reading.

Cemeteries

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

  • Amsden Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site
  • Baileys Cemetery
  • South Reading - inscriptions at Find A Grave site
  • Swain Cemetery

Churches

Town Records

Digital images of Reading Town records 1785-1988 are available online at FamilySearch.

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Rochester Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1760-1911; general index to land records, 1760-1886,  Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1857-1997; index to births, marriages, deaths, 1770-1997, and Town and vital records, 1785-1858; miscellaneous records, 1781-1919.

Pomfret Town Clerk
5218 Pomfret Road,
North Pomfret, VT 05053
Phone: (802) 457-3861
Website: http://pomfretvt.us/[1]

Newspapers

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 Promfret, VT 05067
Phone: (802) 457-2236
Email: abbottlibrary@gmail.com
Website: http://www.abbottmemoriallibrary.org/

References


Adjacent towns: