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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rutland County, Vermont|Rutland ]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Danby'''''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Rutland County, Vermont|Rutland ]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Danby'''''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
The town &nbsp;was chartered oin 1761<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">. &nbsp;</span><ref>History Rutland County Vermont, Edited by H. P. Smith and W. S. Rann, Syracuse, NY, 1886.</ref>  
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The original design for the settlement of Danby was conceived, and the<br>plan adopted, in Nine Partners, N. Y. The charter was granted by Benning Wentworth, governor of New Hampshire, on the 27th of August, 1761<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">. &nbsp;</span><ref>History Rutland County Vermont, Edited by H. P. Smith and W. S. Rann, Syracuse, NY, 1886.</ref>  
  
 
=== Historical Data<br>  ===
 
=== Historical Data<br>  ===
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The probate district for Danby is Rutland.  
 
The probate district for Danby is Rutland.  
  
Fair haven Probate Court <br>3 North Park Place <br>Fair Haven, VT 05743 <br>(802) 265-3380  
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Fair Haven Probate Court <br>3 North Park Place <br>Fair Haven, VT 05743 <br>(802) 265-3380  
  
 
=== City Directories<br>  ===
 
=== City Directories<br>  ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Benson. For location of cemeteries, see Cemteries of Vermont, Rutland County, website at this [http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/rutland.htm link].&nbsp;<br>  
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The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Benson. For location of cemeteries, see Cemteries of Vermont, Rutland County, website at this [http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/rutland.htm link].&nbsp;<br>
  
*Carter Street Cemetery  
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*Brown Cemetery
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*Dillingham Cemetery
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*Maple Grove Cemetery
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*Old Four Corners Cemetery
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*Otis Cemetery
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*Quaker-Staples Farm Cemetery
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*Red School House Cemetery
  
 
=== Churches  ===
 
=== Churches  ===
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The Family History Library has&nbsp;microfilm of original records&nbsp;from the Benson Town Clerks Office. &nbsp;These include [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/140699 records of births and deaths, 1744-1890],&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/685266 records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1857-1995; indexes to births 1857-1994, marriages 1794-1995] and&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/685339 Town proceedings, v. 1-3, 1788-1863].  
 
The Family History Library has&nbsp;microfilm of original records&nbsp;from the Benson Town Clerks Office. &nbsp;These include [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/140699 records of births and deaths, 1744-1890],&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/685266 records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1857-1995; indexes to births 1857-1994, marriages 1794-1995] and&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/685339 Town proceedings, v. 1-3, 1788-1863].  
  
Benson VT Town Clerk<br>2760 Stage Road<br>PO Box 163<br>Benson, VT 05731<br> Phone: (802) 537-2611<br> Email: townclerk@benson-vt.com<br>Website: [http://www.benson-vt.com/benson-tc.php http://www.benson-vt.com/benson-tc.php]<br>  
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Danby VT Town Clerk<br>130 Brook Road <br>PO Box 231<br>Danby, VT 05739<br>Phone: 802-293-5136<br>Email: danbytownclerk@vermontel.net<br>Website: [http://www.benson-vt.com/benson-tc.php http://www.benson-vt.com/benson-tc.php]<br>  
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===

Revision as of 15:27, 19 June 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Rutland Gotoarrow.png Danby

Brief History

The original design for the settlement of Danby was conceived, and the
plan adopted, in Nine Partners, N. Y. The charter was granted by Benning Wentworth, governor of New Hampshire, on the 27th of August, 1761.  [1]

Historical Data

Town Histories

The History and Map of Danby, Vermont (1869)

Vital Records

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

Probate Records

The probate district for Danby is Rutland.

Fair Haven Probate Court
3 North Park Place
Fair Haven, VT 05743
(802) 265-3380

City Directories

Family History Library Catalog

Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Benson. For location of cemeteries, see Cemteries of Vermont, Rutland County, website at this link

  • Brown Cemetery
  • Dillingham Cemetery
  • Maple Grove Cemetery
  • Old Four Corners Cemetery
  • Otis Cemetery
  • Quaker-Staples Farm Cemetery
  • Red School House Cemetery

Churches

1. United Church of Benson
    2793 Stage Rd.
    Fair Haven, VT 05743
    Phone: (802) 537-2455

Town Records

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Benson Town Clerks Office.  These include records of births and deaths, 1744-1890records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1857-1995; indexes to births 1857-1994, marriages 1794-1995 and Town proceedings, v. 1-3, 1788-1863.

Danby VT Town Clerk
130 Brook Road
PO Box 231
Danby, VT 05739
Phone: 802-293-5136
Email: danbytownclerk@vermontel.net
Website: http://www.benson-vt.com/benson-tc.php

Newspapers

Rutland Herald online at this link.

Libraries and Historical Societies

Public Library of Benson
2750 Stage Road
P.O. Box 163
Benson, VT 05731
Phone: (802) 537-4181
E-Mail: library@benson-vt.com
Website: http://www.benson-vt.com/benson-pl.php

References

  1. History Rutland County Vermont, Edited by H. P. Smith and W. S. Rann, Syracuse, NY, 1886.

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