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[[Charlotte_County,_New_York|Charlotte County, New York]] was created from the northwestern part of [[Albany County, New York|Albany County]] in 1772.<ref name="CCPNY">Wikipedia contributors, "Charlotte County, Province of New York" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_County,_Province_of_New_York (accessed 21 June 2011).</ref> This included present-day [[Franklin County, New York|Franklin]], [[Clinton County, New York|Clinton]], [[Essex County, New York|Essex]], [[Warren County, New York|Warren]], [[Washington County, New York|Washington]], and [[Saratoga County, New York|Saratoga]] counties in New York. For a map see the bottom of this page.  
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[[Charlotte_County,_New_York|Charlotte County, New York]] was created from the northwestern part of [[Albany County, New York Genealogy|Albany County]] in 1772.<ref name="CCPNY">Wikipedia contributors, "Charlotte County, Province of New York" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_County,_Province_of_New_York (accessed 21 June 2011).</ref> This included present-day [[Franklin County, New York Genealogy|Franklin]], [[Clinton County, New York Genealogy|Clinton]], [[Essex County, New York Genealogy|Essex]], [[Warren County, New York Genealogy|Warren]], [[Washington County, New York Genealogy|Washington]], and [[Saratoga County, New York Genealogy|Saratoga]] counties in New York. For a map see the bottom of this page.  
  
New York's Charlotte County also claimed to include much of western [[Vermont]] on the east side of Lake Champlain, ceded by [[New York]] to Vermont in 1777.<ref>Esther Munroe Swift, ''Vermont Place-Names: Footprints of History'' (Brattleboro, Vt.: Stephen Green Press, 1977), 18. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2644095 WorldCat entry]. {{FHL|84313|item|disp=FHL Book 974.3 E2s}}.</ref> This included present-day [[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]], [[Franklin County, Vermont|Franklin]], [[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]], [[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]], [[Rutland County, Vermont|Rutland]], the northern part of [[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington]], and the western parts of [[Washington County, Vermont|Washington]], [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]], and [[Orleans County, Vermont|Orleans]] counties in Vermont. From 1877 to 1881 Vermont gave its former [[Charlotte_County,_New_York|Charlotte County, New York]] land the name [[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington County, Vermont]].<ref>Jalanne C. Barnes, "Vermont Republic 1777-1781" at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermontgenealogyresources/Maps/1777.jpg (accessed 21 June 2011).</ref>  
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New York's Charlotte County also claimed to include much of western [[Vermont Genealogy|Vermont]] on the east side of Lake Champlain, ceded by [[New York Genealogy|New York]] to Vermont in 1777.<ref>Esther Munroe Swift, ''Vermont Place-Names: Footprints of History'' (Brattleboro, Vt.: Stephen Green Press, 1977), 18. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/2644095 WorldCat entry]. {{FHL|84313|item|disp=FHL Book 974.3 E2s}}.</ref> This included present-day [[Grand Isle County, Vermont Genealogy|Grand Isle]], [[Franklin County, Vermont Genealogy|Franklin]], [[Chittenden County, Vermont Genealogy|Chittenden]], [[Addison County, Vermont Genealogy|Addison]], [[Rutland County, Vermont Genealogy|Rutland]], the northern part of [[Bennington County, Vermont Genealogy|Bennington]], and the western parts of [[Washington County, Vermont Genealogy|Washington]], [[Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy|Lamoille]], and [[Orleans County, Vermont Genealogy|Orleans]] counties in Vermont. From 1877 to 1881 Vermont gave its former [[Charlotte_County,_New_York|Charlotte County, New York]] land the name [[Bennington County, Vermont Genealogy|Bennington County, Vermont]].<ref>Jalanne C. Barnes, "Vermont Republic 1777-1781" at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermontgenealogyresources/Maps/1777.jpg (accessed 21 June 2011).</ref>  
  
In 1784 New York discontinued Charlotte County's name and changed it to [[Washington County, New York|Washington County, New York]].<ref>"Discontinued and Extinct New York Counties" in My New York Genealogy at http://www.mynewyorkgenealogy.com/ (accessed 11 October 2010).</ref>  
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In 1784 New York discontinued Charlotte County's name and changed it to [[Washington County, New York Genealogy|Washington County, New York]].<ref>"Discontinued and Extinct New York Counties" in My New York Genealogy at http://www.mynewyorkgenealogy.com/ (accessed 11 October 2010).</ref>  
  
 
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For records of Charlotte County in New York, see [[Washington County, New York|Washington County, New York]]. For records of Charlotte County in Vermont after 1777, see [[Bennington County, Vermont]]. Some pre-1777 records of people in what became Vermont may also be found at the [[New York State Archives]] in Albany, New York.  
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For records of Charlotte County in New York, see [[Washington County, New York Genealogy|Washington County, New York]]. For records of Charlotte County in Vermont after 1777, see [[Bennington County, Vermont]]. Some pre-1777 records of people in what became Vermont may also be found at the [[New York State Archives]] in Albany, New York.  
  
 
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Charlotte County, New York was created from the northwestern part of Albany County in 1772.[1] This included present-day Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Warren, Washington, and Saratoga counties in New York. For a map see the bottom of this page.

New York's Charlotte County also claimed to include much of western Vermont on the east side of Lake Champlain, ceded by New York to Vermont in 1777.[2] This included present-day Grand Isle, Franklin, Chittenden, Addison, Rutland, the northern part of Bennington, and the western parts of Washington, Lamoille, and Orleans counties in Vermont. From 1877 to 1881 Vermont gave its former Charlotte County, New York land the name Bennington County, Vermont.[3]

In 1784 New York discontinued Charlotte County's name and changed it to Washington County, New York.[4]

Records

For records of Charlotte County in New York, see Washington County, New York. For records of Charlotte County in Vermont after 1777, see Bennington County, Vermont. Some pre-1777 records of people in what became Vermont may also be found at the New York State Archives in Albany, New York.

Websites

Sources

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Charlotte County, Province of New York" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_County,_Province_of_New_York (accessed 21 June 2011).
  2. Esther Munroe Swift, Vermont Place-Names: Footprints of History (Brattleboro, Vt.: Stephen Green Press, 1977), 18. WorldCat entry. FHL Book 974.3 E2s.
  3. Jalanne C. Barnes, "Vermont Republic 1777-1781" at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermontgenealogyresources/Maps/1777.jpg (accessed 21 June 2011).
  4. "Discontinued and Extinct New York Counties" in My New York Genealogy at http://www.mynewyorkgenealogy.com/ (accessed 11 October 2010).
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