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|Franklin County, Vermont|
Location in the state of Vermont
|Founded||November 5, 1792|
|County Seat||Saint Albans|
|Address|| Franklin County Courthouse|
PO Box 808
Saint Albans , VT 05478
County clerk has divorce and court records from 1900; town clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial and land; probate judge has probate records.
St. Albans 1763
9 November 1802, Grand Isle County set off.
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
Towns and City:
Villages: • Enosburg Falls • Swanton
Archives and Libraries
Land and Property
Early migration routes to and from Franklin County for European settlers included:
Regiments and Companies:
- - 2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry
- - 13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry
- - 5th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Company A and C
Online Probate Records
- 1749 – 1999 Vermont Wills and Probate Records 1749-1999 at Ancestry.com — index and images $
- 1800 – 1921 Vermont Probate Files 1800-1921 at FamilySearch — images
A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:
- Birth Certificate,
- Marriage Certificate ,
- Divorce Certificate,
- Marriage Dissolution Certificate, or
- Death Certificate
Downloadable applications from Vermont Department of Health.
Societies, Libraries and Museums
- Berkshire Historical Society,
2520 Richford Road,
Richford, VT 05476
Phone: (802) 848-3459
- Enosburgh Historical Society,
PO Box 98, 239 Main Street,
Enosburg Falls, VT 05450
- Fairfax Historical Society,
PO Box 145,
Fairfax, VT 05454
Phone: (802) 849-6638
- Fairfield Historical Society,
PO Box 5,
Fairfield, VT 05455
Phone: (802) 309-5076
Family History Centers
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- Franklin County, VT History, Records, Facts and Genealogy
- Vermont Genealogy Network Community on Google+
- Vermont Genealogy Network Group on Facebook
- The Franklin County VTGenWeb Project, a member of The VTGenWeb Project
- The USGenWeb Archives Project
- The USGenWeb Archives Project
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 698. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 395. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
- ↑ Handybook, 847-61.
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