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Guide to '''Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==Vermont Information==
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Vermont is a state in the northeast region of the United States.  It is divided into 14 counties and it's capital is Montpelier.  Vermont was admitted to the Union as the 14th state on 4 mar 1791.  Vermont was created from the Province of New York, New Hampshire Grants and Vermont Republic.  <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 31 Oct 2016.</ref>
  
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}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 74%; float: left"><center>''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]&nbsp; [[Vermont]]''</center><br>
 
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<h3>Getting Started with Vermont Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Vermont research.
*[[Vermont Probate Records|Probate districts]] - '''not''' counties
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*[[Step-by-Step Vermont Research, 1880-Present]]
*Good [[Vermont Vital Records#Vital_Records_Indexes|BMD indexes]] for early-1870, 1871-1908, 1909-1942, 1943-1953
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*[[How to Find Vermont Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
*NH &amp; NY have some [[Vermont Land and Property|early VT records]]
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*[[How to Find Vermont Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[How to Find Vermont Death Records|How to Find Death Records]]
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*[[Vermont Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
  
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<h3>Vermont Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Vermont research.
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*[[Vermont Record Selection Table|Vermont Record Finder]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/Vermont/ Boundary Changes for Vermont Counties]
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*[[Vermont Archives and Libraries|Vermont Archives and Libraries]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtgenweb/VT_History.htm VTGenWeb]
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*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:2:0::NO:RP:: Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Vermont.
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== Vermont Clickable Map==
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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States.  Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
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== Vermont Counties ==
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==Counties==
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Vermont Counties Map|click here]].
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*[[Addison County, Vermont Genealogy|Addison]]  
 
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*[[Bennington County, Vermont Genealogy|Bennington]]  
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*[[Caledonia County, Vermont Genealogy|Caledonia]]  
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*[[Chittenden County, Vermont Genealogy|Chittenden]]  
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*[[Essex County, Vermont Genealogy|Essex]]  
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*[[Franklin County, Vermont Genealogy|Franklin]]  
*[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]]  
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*[[Grand Isle County, Vermont Genealogy|Grand Isle]]  
*[[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington]]  
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*[[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia]]  
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*[[Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy|Lamoille]]  
*[[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]]  
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*[[Orange County, Vermont Genealogy|Orange]]  
*[[Essex County, Vermont|Essex]]  
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*[[Orleans County, Vermont Genealogy|Orleans]]  
*[[Franklin County, Vermont|Franklin]]  
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*[[Rutland County, Vermont Genealogy|Rutland]]  
*[[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]]  
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*[[Washington County, Vermont Genealogy|Washington]]  
*[[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]]  
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*[[Windham County, Vermont Genealogy|Windham]]  
*[[Orange County, Vermont|Orange]]  
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*[[Windsor County, Vermont Genealogy|Windsor]]
*[[Orleans County, Vermont|Orleans]]  
 
*[[Rutland County, Vermont|Rutland]]  
 
*[[Washington County, Vermont|Washington]]  
 
*[[Windham County, Vermont|Windham]]  
 
*[[Windsor County, Vermont|Windsor]]
 
  
 
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Albany County, Vermont Genealogy|Albany]]{{·}} [[Charlotte County, Vermont Genealogy|Charlotte]]{{·}} [[Cumberland County, Vermont Genealogy|Cumberland]]{{·}} [[Dominion of New England]]{{·}} [[Gloucester County, Vermont Genealogy|Gloucester]]{{·}} [[Jefferson County, Vermont Genealogy|Jefferson]]{{·}} [[Massachusetts Bay Colony]]{{·}} [[New Hampshire Genealogy|New Hampshire]]{{·}} [[New York Genealogy|New York]]{{·}} Washington (old)
  
'''Extinct or Renamed Jurisdictions:&nbsp;''' [[Albany County, Vermont|Albany]]{{·}} [[Charlotte County, Vermont|Charlotte]]{{·}} [[Cumberland County, Vermont|Cumberland]]{{·}} [[Dominion of New England]]{{·}} [[Gloucester County, Vermont|Gloucester]]{{·}} [[Jefferson County, Vermont|Jefferson]]{{·}} [[Massachusetts Bay Colony]]{{·}} [[New Hampshire|New Hampshire]]{{·}} [[New York|New York]]{{·}} [[Washington (old) County, Vermont|Washington&nbsp;(old)]]
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== Vermont Migration Routes  ==
 
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
 
 
 
[[Vermont State Archives and Records Administration]]{{·}} [[Vermont Historical Society]]{{·}} [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]] <br><br>[[Image:Vermont.png|right|175px|Vermont.png]]
 
 
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
 
  
 
[[Chambly Canal]]{{·}} [[Champlain Canal]]{{·}} [[Connecticut River]]{{·}} [[Erie Canal]]{{·}} [[Hudson River]]{{·}} [[Lake Champlain]]  
 
[[Chambly Canal]]{{·}} [[Champlain Canal]]{{·}} [[Connecticut River]]{{·}} [[Erie Canal]]{{·}} [[Hudson River]]{{·}} [[Lake Champlain]]  
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=== Research Tools  ===
 
  
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/33?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Vermont Family History Center locator map]
  
*Join our group of Vermont researchers on [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vermont-Genealogy-Research-Community/215080775207397 Facebook] &amp; [[Join a Skype Research Community|Skype]]  
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== Additional Resources ==
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1435692Vermont Probate Files, 1791-1919] were added to FamilySearch Record Search. More than 200,000 images are currently available. More information at [[Vermont Probate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*'''2001-2014''' - {{RecordSearch|2311973|Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1409123 Vermont Land Records, Early to 1900] images are available online at FamilySearch Record Search. More information at [[Vermont Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/vt/ Cyndi's List] - Vermont genealogy sites on the internet
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtgenweb/VT_History.htm VTGenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ver/ Vermont Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Vermont
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vttttp/ Vermont Trails to the Past] is a small links-repository mostly to maps.
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/vermont-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Vermont
*[[Vermont County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|County Creation Dates and Divisions]] showing dates they were created or renamed and counties created from older counties.
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/vermont-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Vermont genealogy research
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*[http://www.raogk.org/Vermont-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Vermont
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Vermont.pdf Vermont Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
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*[[Vermont County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|County Creation Dates and Divisions]] showing dates they were created or renamed and counties created from older counties.  
  
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*Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches. For a list of churches in Vermont, see John Gordon Melton’s ''National Directory of Churches, Synagogues and Other Houses of Worship'' in [[United States Church Records]].
 
 
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*State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.&nbsp;
 
 
'''Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:'''
 
 
*[[Vermont, Bennington County, Manchester District, Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont, Bennington County, Manchester District Estate&nbsp;Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont Enrolled Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Enrolled Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont Probate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Probate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont, Washington County, Probate Estate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont, Washington County, Progbate Estate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont, Windham County, Westminster District Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont, Windham County, Westminister District, Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
 
=== Things you can do  ===
 
 
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Guide to Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Vermont Information

Vermont is a state in the northeast region of the United States. It is divided into 14 counties and it's capital is Montpelier. Vermont was admitted to the Union as the 14th state on 4 mar 1791. Vermont was created from the Province of New York, New Hampshire Grants and Vermont Republic. [1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Vermont Research

Links to articles on getting started with Vermont research.

Vermont Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Vermont research.



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Vermont Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Bennington CountyWindham CountyRutland CountyWindsor CountyOrange CountyAddison CountyWashington CountyChittenden CountyLamoille CountyCaledonia CountyEssex CountyOrleans CountyFranklin CountyGrand Isle CountyVermont-county-map.gif


Counties


Extinct or Renamed Counties: Albany · Charlotte · Cumberland · Dominion of New England · Gloucester · Jefferson · Massachusetts Bay Colony · New Hampshire · New York · Washington (old)

Vermont Migration Routes

Chambly Canal · Champlain Canal · Connecticut River · Erie Canal · Hudson River · Lake Champlain

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 31 Oct 2016.