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=== Brief History<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><br>  ===
 
=== Brief History<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /><br>  ===
  
Lyndon was chartered on&nbsp;November 20, 1780 by the Vermont State Legislature. The town contains one incorporated village, Lyndonville, and three unincorporated villages: Lyndon, Lyndon Center, and East Lyndon. &nbsp;Lyndon is recognized as the "Covered Bridge Capital of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom."&nbsp; <ref>Lyndon, Vermont - Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyndon,_Vermont</ref> &nbsp; <ref>Kirby, Vermont - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/CaledoniaKirby.html</ref> &nbsp;&nbsp;  
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Lyndon was chartered on&nbsp;November 20, 1780 by the Vermont State Legislature. The town contains one incorporated village, Lyndonville, and three unincorporated villages: Lyndon, Lyndon Center, and East Lyndon. &nbsp;Lyndon is recognized as the "Covered Bridge Capital of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom."&nbsp; <ref>Lyndon, Vermont - Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyndon,_Vermont</ref> &nbsp; <ref>Lyndon, Vermont - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/CaledoniaLyndon.html</ref> &nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
 
=== Historical Data<br>  ===
 
=== Historical Data<br>  ===
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtcbarne/kirby.htm Kirby, Vermont USGenWeb Page]<br>  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtgenweb/vtcaldon/LyndonVT-town.htm Lyndon, Vermont USGenWeb Page]<br>  
  
 
=== Town Histories<br>  ===
 
=== Town Histories<br>  ===
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*Lyndon : gem in the green, by Venila Lovina Shores and Ruth Hopkins McCarty (1986) - [http://www.worldcat.org/title/lyndon-gem-in-the-green/oclc/14515997 find this book in a library].<br>
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*Look around Lyndon, by Lyndon Bicentennial Booklet Committee (1978) - [http://www.worldcat.org/title/look-around-lyndon/oclc/3919516 find this book in a library].<br>
  
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
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=== Military Records<br>  ===
 
=== Military Records<br>  ===
 
Kirby, Vermont Enrolled Militia Records, 1861-1866, are available on [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/788106?availability=Family%20History%20Library microfilm] at the Family History Library. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/1862462/ Order film online].<br>
 
  
 
=== Probate Records<br>  ===
 
=== Probate Records<br>  ===
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=== Maps<br>  ===
 
=== Maps<br>  ===
  
[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4698/Kirby/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of Kirby]<br>  
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4700/Lyndon/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of Lyndon]<br>
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/4699/Lyndon+Center+++Lyndonville+Town/Caledonia+County+1875/Vermont/ 1875 map of Lyndon Center and Lyndonville]<br>
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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*South Kirby Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2234313 Find A Grave] site.
 
*South Kirby Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2234313 Find A Grave] site.
  
Kirby, Vermont Cemetery Records, 1813-1882, are available on [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/788107?availability=Family%20History%20Library microfilm] at the Family History Library. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/1862462/ Order film online].<br>  
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Cemetery records of the town of Lyndon, 1793-1869, are available on [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/647775?availability=Family%20History%20Library microfilm] at the Family History Library. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/1870399/ Order film online].<br>  
  
 
=== Town Records&nbsp;<br>  ===
 
=== Town Records&nbsp;<br>  ===
  
Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1949 -2001, can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FMD1D-8Z9%3A324710401%2C324830901%3Fcc%3D1987653 FamilySearch] (browse only images).<br>  
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1791 -1992, can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FMD1D-8P8%3A324710401%2C324833001%3Fcc%3D1987653 FamilySearch] (browse only images).<br>  
  
The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Lyndon Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/140938?availability=Family%20History%20Library Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1777-1964; indexes to births, marriages, deaths, 1777-1989], and [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/788131?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records, 1810-1915].<br>  
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Lyndon Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/647821?availability=Family%20History%20Library Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1869-Aug. 2001; indexes to births, marriages, deaths, 1737-1992], and [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/24926?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records, 1792-1910; indexes to land records, 1792-1992].<br>  
  
 
Lyndon Town &amp; Village Clerk's Office <br>119 Park Avenue<br>P.O. Box 167<br>Lyndonville, VT 05851-0167 <br>Phone: (802) 626-5785<br>Website: [http://www.lyndonvt.org/townclerksoffice.htm http://www.lyndonvt.org/townclerksoffice.htm]<br>  
 
Lyndon Town &amp; Village Clerk's Office <br>119 Park Avenue<br>P.O. Box 167<br>Lyndonville, VT 05851-0167 <br>Phone: (802) 626-5785<br>Website: [http://www.lyndonvt.org/townclerksoffice.htm http://www.lyndonvt.org/townclerksoffice.htm]<br>  
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
 
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
  
[http://home.comcast.net/~arbjlb/historic.htm Lyndon Vermont Historical Society]<br>
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Cobleigh Public Library<br>14 Depot St.<br>Lyndonville, VT 05851<br>Phone: (802) 626-5475<br>Website: [http://cobleighlibrary.org/main/ http://cobleighlibrary.org/main/]
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Samuel Read Hall Library<br>1001 College Rd.<br>Lyndonville, VT 05851<br>Phone: (802) 626-6366<br>Website: [http://library.lyndonstate.edu/ http://library.lyndonstate.edu/]<br>
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[http://home.comcast.net/~arbjlb/historic.htm Lyndon Vermont Historical Society]<br>  
  
 
=== References<br>  ===
 
=== References<br>  ===
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[[Category:Caledonia_County,_Vermont]] [[Category:Towns_in_Vermont]]
 
[[Category:Caledonia_County,_Vermont]] [[Category:Towns_in_Vermont]]
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Revision as of 15:33, 23 July 2014

United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Caledonia Gotoarrow.png Lyndon

Brief History

Lyndon was chartered on November 20, 1780 by the Vermont State Legislature. The town contains one incorporated village, Lyndonville, and three unincorporated villages: Lyndon, Lyndon Center, and East Lyndon.  Lyndon is recognized as the "Covered Bridge Capital of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom."  [1]   [2]   

Historical Data

Lyndon, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories

Vital Records

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

Military Records

Probate Records

The probate district for Lyndon 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 Lyndon

1875 map of Lyndon Center and Lyndonville

Cemeteries

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

  • North Kirby-Brookside Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • South Kirby Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Cemetery records of the town of Lyndon, 1793-1869, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Order film online.

Town Records 

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1791 -1992, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Lyndon Town Clerk's Office. These include Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1869-Aug. 2001; indexes to births, marriages, deaths, 1737-1992, and Land records, 1792-1910; indexes to land records, 1792-1992.

Lyndon Town & Village Clerk's Office
119 Park Avenue
P.O. Box 167
Lyndonville, VT 05851-0167
Phone: (802) 626-5785
Website: http://www.lyndonvt.org/townclerksoffice.htm

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

The Caledonian Record

Libraries and Historical Societies

Cobleigh Public Library
14 Depot St.
Lyndonville, VT 05851
Phone: (802) 626-5475
Website: http://cobleighlibrary.org/main/

Samuel Read Hall Library
1001 College Rd.
Lyndonville, VT 05851
Phone: (802) 626-6366
Website: http://library.lyndonstate.edu/

Lyndon Vermont Historical Society

References

Adjacent towns: