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*Vermont Historical Gazetteer: A Magazine Embracing a History of Each Town, Civil, Ecclesiastical, Biographical and Military. 6 vols. in 9. (Burlington, Vermont: A. M. Hemenway, 1868–1923). This book includes all towns in the state, except towns in Windsor County. Each volume contains local histories and biographical notes. Volume 6 is a comprehensive index. Family History Library book 974.3 H2v; films 1000620–21. Digital versions are available online for volumes 3 and 4. Volumes 1, 3, 4, and 5, also a comprehensive index to volumes 1-5, and a subject index, are available online through rootsweb.ancestry.com.
*Kent, Dorman B.E. Vermonters. (Montpelier, Vermont: Vermont Historical Society, 1937). This book includes an index and is arranged alphabetically by town of birth. It is a list of prominent Vermont-born business, political, military, and ecclesiastical leaders and their occupations. It is arranged chronologically by birth year under each town. Family History Library book 974.3 D3k; film 1000630, item 4.
*Ullery, Jacob G. Men of Vermont. (Brattleboro, Vermont: Transcript Pub., 1894). Each alphabetical biography relates political and military facts, residences, and family information. Family History Library book 974.3 D3u; film 1000623, item 3.
*Dodge, Prentiss Cutler. Encyclopedia, Vermont Biography. (Burlington, Vermont: Ullery Publishing, 1912). This book contains information about founders and politicians and includes governors, senators, and judges with some genealogical information. It also includes an index. FHL book 974.3 D3d.
See United States Biography for information on nationwide biographical collections. See also Vermont History and Vermont Genealogy for additional sources. To find biographies and published family histories on specific surnames in the Family History Library Catalog, use a Last Name Search. For a common name, use the Keywords Search and type the last name plus 'Vermont'. The Family History Library has many collected biographies and local county histories with biographical sketches of residents. These can be found in the Family History Library Catalog by using a Place Search under: VERMONT- BIOGRAPHY
VERMONT, [COUNTY] - BIOGRAPHY
VERMONT, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - BIOGRAPHY == Web Sites == *Access Genealogy, Vermont Biographies (Free) has short biographies of people having Vermont connections.
*Vermont Biographies Project (Free) has short biographies by county with a name index. Many of the biographies were transcribed from old biographical and county histories. The submitters may have given brief comments and clarifications.
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