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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Windsor County, Vermont|Windsor]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Andover'''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Windsor County, Vermont|Windsor ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Andover'''''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
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Andover was chartered on October 13, 1761. The town was nearly twice its present size when it was granted. However, a ridge of highlands (including the aptly named Terrible Mountain) made it virtually impossible to get from one side of the town to the other, so the western portion was made into the separate town of Weston in 1799.&nbsp;<ref>About Andover, VT - http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/andover.html#about</ref><ref>History of the Town of Andover, VT, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindsorAndover.html</ref>
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=== Historical Data<br>  ===
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=== Town Histories<br>  ===
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The Local History of Andover, Vermont, by Hiland H. Gutterson (1922) - [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/008728365 Read this book online].<br>
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=== Vital Records<br>  ===
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FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=47 online].<br>
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=== Probate Records<br>  ===
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The probate district for Andover is Windsor.<br>Windsor Probate Court <br>PO Box 402 (Cota Fuel Bdg) <br>N. Springfield, VT 05150<br>Phone: (802) 886-2284<br>
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=== City Directories<br>  ===
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=== Maps<br>  ===
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/10703/Andover++Weston+Town/Windsor+County+1869/Vermont/ 1869 map of Andover]
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Andover. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Windosr County, website at this [http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/windsor.htm#top link].<br>
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*East Hill Cemetery<br>
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*Heald Cemetery - inscriptins at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=104050&CScnty=2952&CSsr=41& Find A Grave] site.
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*Middletown Cemetery
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*Simonsville Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=1983176&CScnty=2952&CSsr=121& Find A Grave] site.
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=== Churches<br>  ===
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=== Town Records<br>  ===
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1769-1997, can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM5T-4T9%3A1959722833%3Fcc%3D1987653 FamilySerach] (browse only images).
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Andover Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/55681?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records, 1780-1904; index to land records, 1780-1946].<br>
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Andover Town Clerk<br>953 Weston-Andover Rd.<br>Chester, VT 05143<br>Phone:(802) 875-2765<br>Email: clerk@vermontel.net<br>
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=== Newspapers<br>  ===
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[http://www.rutlandherald.com/ Rutland Herald]
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[http://www.manchesterjournal.com/ The Manchester Journal]
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies<br>  ===
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Latest revision as of 15:21, 22 October 2013

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Contents

Brief History

Andover was chartered on October 13, 1761. The town was nearly twice its present size when it was granted. However, a ridge of highlands (including the aptly named Terrible Mountain) made it virtually impossible to get from one side of the town to the other, so the western portion was made into the separate town of Weston in 1799. [1][2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

The Local History of Andover, Vermont, by Hiland H. Gutterson (1922) - Read this book online.

Vital Records

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

Probate Records

The probate district for Andover is Windsor.
Windsor Probate Court
PO Box 402 (Cota Fuel Bdg)
N. Springfield, VT 05150
Phone: (802) 886-2284

City Directories

Maps

1869 map of Andover

Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Andover. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Windosr County, website at this link.

  • East Hill Cemetery
  • Heald Cemetery - inscriptins at Find A Grave site.
  • Middletown Cemetery
  • Simonsville Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Churches

Town Records

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1769-1997, can be found on FamilySerach (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Andover Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1780-1904; index to land records, 1780-1946.

Andover Town Clerk
953 Weston-Andover Rd.
Chester, VT 05143
Phone:(802) 875-2765
Email: clerk@vermontel.net

Newspapers

Rutland Herald

The Manchester Journal

Libraries and Historical Societies

References

Adjacent towns: Windsor Co.: Chester | Ludlow | Weston | Windham Co.: Londonderry | Windham


 

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