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Brief History

Enosburgh was chartered on May 15, 1780 by the Vermont Legislature.  One of the six towns (others being Berkshire, Richford, Montgomery, Wyllis (now Jay) and Westfield) granted in 1780 as a means of raising money to pay for Vermont's participation in the Revolution. The town is named for General Roger Enos, who had been commander of all Vermont forces; he was also Ira Allen's father-in-law.  The spelling of Enosburgh differs from the spelling of Enosburg Falls.

Enosburgh includes the village Enosburg Falls and the locations Bordoville, East Enosburgh, North Enosburgh, Sampsonville, West Enosburgh, and Enosburgh Center. The population of Enosburg at the 2010 US Census was 2,781. [1] [2] [3]   

Historical Data

Town Histories

Enosburgh, Vermont, by Janice Fleury Geraw (1985) - find this book in a library.

Vital Records

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

Military Records

Land Records

Enosburg Falls, Vermont Land Records, 1872-1900, can be found online at FamilySearch (browse only images).

Probate Records

Franklin Probate Division
17 Church St.
St. Albans, VT 05478
Phone: (802) 524-7948

Franklin County, Vermont Probate Records, 1796-1921 are available on FamilySearch (browse only images).

Church Records

  • Christ Episcopal Parish (Enosburg, Vermont) Records, 1821-1922, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Order film online.

City Directories

Maps

1871 maps of Enosburgh Town and Enosburgh Falls

Cemeteries

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

  • Bordoville-Advent Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • East Enosburgh Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Enosburgh Center Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Main Street Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Missisquoi Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Saint John the Baptist Cemetery (New) - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Saint John the Baptist Cemetery (Old) - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Stevens Ferry Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • West Enosburg Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Enosburg Cemetery Records, early to 1870, are available on microfilm at the Family Search Library. Order film online.

Town Records

Enosburg, Vermont Death and Burial Records, 1999-2007, are available on FamilySearch (browse only imagess).

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1923 -2000, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Enosburgh Town Clerk's Office. These include Vital records of Enosburg, Vermont, 1857-Mar. 2000; index, ca. 1800-July 2000, Town and vital records, 1799-1859, 1936, and Land records, 1798-1872.

Enosburgh Town Clerk:
239 Main Street
P.O. Box 465
Enosburg Falls, Vermont 05450
Phone: (802) 933-4421
Email: enostown@myfairpoint.net
Website: http://www.enosburghvermont.org/

Newspapers

St. Albans Messenger

Vermont Online Historical Newspapers

Libraries and Historical Societies

Enosburgh Public Library
241 Main St.
Enosburg Falls, Vermont 05450
Phone: (802) 933-2328
Website: http://www.enosburghlibrary.org/

Enosburgh Historical Society
P.O. Box 98
Enosburg Falls, Vermont 05450

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