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=== Brief History<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><br>  ===
 
=== Brief History<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><br>  ===
  
Barnet was charatered on December 16, 1763. Barnet contains the locations of Barnet Center, East Barnet, McIndoe Falls, Mosquitoville, Passumpsic and West Barnet. <br>
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Burke was charatered on February 26, 1782 by the Vermont Legislature. The first settlers arrived in 1792 and the town was organized in 1796. The town contains the villages of East Burke, West Burke and Burke Hollow.&nbsp; <ref>Burke Town History - http://www.burkevermont.org/town-history.php</ref> <ref>About Burke, Vermont - http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/burke.html#about</ref>&nbsp;<ref>Barnet, Vermont - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/CaledoniaBarnet.html</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>  
 
 
Barnet was the home of two Henry Stevenses, father and son: the elder founded the Vermont Historical Society, while the younger was one of London's best-known booksellers and bibliographers from 1845 to 1886.&nbsp;<ref>Barnet Vermont - Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barnet,_Vermont</ref> <ref>About Barnet, Vermont - http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/barnet.html#about</ref>&nbsp;<ref>Barnet, Vermont - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/CaledoniaBarnet.html</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>  
 
  
 
=== Historical Data<br>  ===
 
=== Historical Data<br>  ===
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtcbarne/barnet.htm Barnet, Vermont USGenWeb Page]<br>  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtcbarne/burke.htm Burke, Vermont USGenWeb Page]<br>  
  
 
=== Town Histories<br>  ===
 
=== Town Histories<br>  ===
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=== Probate Records<br>  ===
 
=== Probate Records<br>  ===
  
The probate district for Barnet 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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The probate district for Burke is Caledonia<br>Caledonia Probate Division<br>1126 Main St, Ste 1 <br>St Johnsbury, VT 05819<br>Phone: (802) 748-6605<br>  
  
 
=== Church Records<br>  ===
 
=== Church Records<br>  ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Barnet. 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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The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Burke. 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>  
  
 
*Barnet Center Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=1196884 Find A Grave] site. <br>  
 
*Barnet Center Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=1196884 Find A Grave] site. <br>  
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*West Barnet Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2277682 Find A Grave] site.
 
*West Barnet Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2277682 Find A Grave] site.
  
=== Town Records<br>  ===
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=== Town Records.<br>  ===
  
Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1856 -1943, can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FMD18-YPD%3A324710401%2C324710402%3Fcc%3D1987653 FamilySearch] (browse only images).<br>  
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Burke Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/140973?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records, 1821-1896].<br>  
  
The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Barnet Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/433611?availability=Family%20History%20Library Town and vital records of Barnet, Vermont, 1776?-Aug. 2001], [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/296380?availability=Family%20History%20Library Deeds and land records, 1783-1905; index to deeds, 1783-1895].<br>  
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Town of Burke<br>212 School Street<br>West Burke, VT 05871<br>Phone: (802) 467-3717<br>Email: Burke@BurkeVermont.org<br>Website: [http://www.burkevermont.org/ http://www.burkevermont.org/]  
 
 
Barnet Town Clerk<br>1743 U.S. 5<br>Barnet, VT 05821<br>Phone: (802) 633-2256<br>Email: townclerk@barnetvt.org <br>Website: [http://www.barnetvt.org/ http://www.barnetvt.org/]  
 
  
 
=== Newspapers<br>  ===
 
=== Newspapers<br>  ===
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
 
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
  
Barnet Public Library<br>147 Church St.<br>PO Box 34<br>Barnet, VT 05821<br>Phone: (802) 633-4436<br>Email: barnet_pub@vals.state.vt.us<br>Website: [http://barnetvt.org/library.php http://barnetvt.org/library.php]<br>
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East Burke Community Library<br>368 Vermont 114<br>PO Box 309<br>East Burke, VT 05832<br>Phone: (802) 626-9823<br>Website: [http://www.burkevermont.org/library-east-burke.php http://www.burkevermont.org/library-east-burke.php]<br>  
 
 
Barnet Historical Society<br>PO Box 34<br>Barnet VT 05821<br>Email: barneths@yahoo.com<br>Website: [http://www.barnetvt.org/historical.php http://www.barnetvt.org/historical.php]<br>  
 
  
 
=== References<br>  ===
 
=== References<br>  ===

Revision as of 14:13, 17 July 2014

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Brief History

Burke was charatered on February 26, 1782 by the Vermont Legislature. The first settlers arrived in 1792 and the town was organized in 1796. The town contains the villages of East Burke, West Burke and Burke Hollow.  [1] [2] [3]  

Historical Data

Burke, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories

History of Barnet, Vermont : from the outbreak of the French and Indian War to present time : with genealogical records of many families, by Frederic Palmer Wells (1923) - view a digital copy of this book online.

Vital Records

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

Military Records

Probate Records

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

Church Records

Associate Reformed Congregation Church Records, 1789-1898, are available on microfilm at the Family History Center. Order film online.

City Directories

Maps

1875 map of Barnet Town, Barnet Town West, Norrisville and McIndoe Falls

1875 map of Barnet Town and Passumpsic

Cemeteries

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

Town Records.

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Burke Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1821-1896.

Town of Burke
212 School Street
West Burke, VT 05871
Phone: (802) 467-3717
Email: Burke@BurkeVermont.org
Website: http://www.burkevermont.org/

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

Libraries and Historical Societies

East Burke Community Library
368 Vermont 114
PO Box 309
East Burke, VT 05832
Phone: (802) 626-9823
Website: http://www.burkevermont.org/library-east-burke.php

References

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