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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Caledonia Gotoarrow.png Peacham

Brief History

Peacham was chartered on  December 31, 1763. The first recorded town meeting took place in 1784.  Villages and hamlets in Peacham include: Peacham, South Peacham, East Peacham, North Peacham, Peacham Hollow, Ewells Mills, and Green Bay. The population was 732 at the 2010 census. [1]  [2] [3]   

Historical Data

Peacham, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories

Vital Records

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

Military Records

Enrolled Militia Records, 1863-1866, are available on microfilm from the Family History Library. Order film online.

Probate Records

The probate district for Peachman 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 Newark

Cemeteries

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

Town Records 

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1796-2001, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Peachman Town Clerk's Office. These include Records of births, deaths, and marriages, 1786-1858, Records of births, marriages, deaths, 1857-1918; indexes to births, marriages, deaths, 1857-1905, and Land records, 1808-1912; index to land records, 1808-1925.

Peacham Town Clerk's Office
79 Church Street
P. O. Box 244
Peacham, VT 05862-0244
Phone: (802) 592-3218
Eamil: townclerk@peacham.net
Website: http://www.peacham.net/townclerk/

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

The Caledonian Record

Libraries and Historical Societies

Peacham Historical Association
P.O. Box 101
Peacham, VT 05862
Email: info@peachamhistorical.org
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/peachamhistorical.org/www/

References

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