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|Windsor County, Vermont|
Location in the state of Vermont
|Founded||February 22, 1781|
|Address|| Windsor County Courthouse|
12 The Green,
Woodstock, VT 05091-1212
Mailing Address: PO Box 458,
Woodstock , VT 05091
Windsor County Website
County Clerk has divorce and city records from 1782; Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial and land records; Probate Judge has probate records.
Towns Organized Before 1800:
Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. 
For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps" (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
Places / Localities
|Hartford :Locations Azra Wyman grave||North Hartland Rd near N Hartland town line, east side Lat 43.613N Long 72.354W Simonds/Simons, Orange County|
Advent Christian Campground, behind Mt.Olivet cemetery,Rt.5
Center of Town Cemetery
|Old King's Highway (off Town Farm Rd West Hartford) Lat 43.678N Long 72.451W old St Anthony's, Addison County|
|Center of Town Rd at King's Highway Lat 43.660N Long 72.382W Christian Street, Windsor County||South Main St,adjacent to South End (cremations only) South End|
|Rt 5 opposite Dothan Brook School Lat 43.688N Long 72.32W Windsor County||South Main St,adjacent to old St Anthony's|
Delano Savage cemetery
Jct of Rt 14 and Jericho St Lat 43.68664N Long 72.39921W
Hartford(Point), Windsor County
Potters Field Old River Rd on Paronto property
|Rt 14 near I-91 overpass Lat 43.656N Long 72.328W Mt. Olivet, Windsor County||Rt 14 near Sharon town line Lat 43.7211N Long 72.4203W (on private property) West Hartford, Windsor County|
|Rt 5 near Bugbee St Lat 43.662N Long 72.312W Potwin Family Lot, Windsor County||Rt 14 near W Hartford bridge Lat 43.715N Long 72.418W Wright's Tomb, Windsor County|
|Potwin property off Red Barn Rd, Quechee (private) Quechee||VA Cut-off Rd, White River Junction|
|Old Quechee Rd,Quechee Lat 43.647N Long 72.416W Russtown, Windsor|
Land and Property
Click History of Windsor County, Vermont to read this book on the Internet.
Click History of Windsor County, Vermont to find libraries with this book (WorldCat).
Regiments. Service men in Windsor County, Vermont served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Windsor County, Vermont:
- - 2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry
- - 4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Companies B, C, E and K
- - 16th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Companies A, C, E, G, H and K
- Windsor County furnished 2 companies in the First Vermont Regiment
- Company B, also known as Woodstock Light Infantry. Most men came from the town of Woodstock.
- Company E, also known as Cavendish Light Infantry. Most men came from the town of Cavendish.
Second Vermont Regiment was muster in June 20,1861 and mustered out July 15, 1865. Relatively few recruits were from Windsor County, and most were scattered through companies C, E, and I.
Third Vermont Regiment was mustered in July 16, 1861 and mustered out July 11, 1865. Many men from Windsor enlisted in this regiment in all companies except company G.
Fourth Vermont Regiment was mustered in September 21, 1861. Recruits for one year and recruits whose service would end before October 1, 1865 mustered out June 19, 1865. Ther remainder of the regiment mustered out July 13, 1865. Probably fewer Windsor men were in this regiment than in the 3rd Regiment. Windsor men were in all companies.
Fifth Vermont Regiment was mustered in September 16, 1861. Non-veterans were mustered out October 14, 1864. The regiment mustered out June 29, 1865. Few Windsor County men were in this regiment.
Sixth Vermont Regiment was mustered in October 15, 1861 and mustered out June 26, 1865. Original members, not veterans, were mustered out October 28, 1864. Recruits for one year, and recruits whose term of service would expire before October 1, 1865, were mustered out June 19, 1865. It was attached to the First Vermont Brigade. Men from various towns were scattered throughout the companies.
1765-1908: Vermont, Births and Christening: Family Search https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675544
1909-2008: Vermont Birth Records: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1605
1981-2001: Vermont Birth: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8957
1791-1974 Vermont Marriages: Family Search- Microfilm: 1675550 https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/
1909-2008: Marriage Records: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1606
1981-1984, 1989-2001: Vermont Marriage index: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8956
1871-1965 Vermont Deaths and Burials: Family Search https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675549
1909-2008: Vermont Death Records: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1607
1981-2001: Vermont Death index: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3269
See also How to order Vermont Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Vermont <a title="Vermont Birth Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/birth_form.aspx" target="_blank">Birth Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Marriage Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/marriage_form.aspx" target="_blank">Marriage Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Divorce Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/divorce_form.aspx" target="_blank">Divorce Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Death Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/deathcert_form.aspx" target="_blank">Death Certificate</a> Applications to mail.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
|Centers provide: • Personal one-on-one assistance • Access to genealogical records through the Internet or microfilm loan program • Free how-to classes (varies by location). See Family History Centers for more information.|
- Windsor County, VT History, Records, Facts and Genealogy
- Vermont Genealogy Network Community on Google+
- Vermont Genealogy Network Group on Facebook
- FamilySearch.org FamilySearch Catalog for Windsor County
- The Windsor County VTGenWeb Project, an member of The VTGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project.
- The USGenWeb Archives Project for Windsor County
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 699, Windsor County, Vermont. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ Lewis Cass Aldrich, and Frank R. Holmes, History of Windsor County, Vermont (Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason, 1891), 110-77, Chapter 10, Windsor County During the War of the Rebellion.
A History of Royalton Vermont with Family Genealogies 1769-1911 (Evelyn M. Wood Lovejoy 1911)
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