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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Chittenden County'''  
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Guide to '''Chittenden County, Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont Genealogy|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Chittenden County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{VTDC}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Chittenden County
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| county_map = Vt-chittenden.png
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| state = Vermont
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| founded year = 1789
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| founded date = October 22
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| seat = [[Burlington, Vermont|Burlington]]
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| building image =
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| building address = Chittenden County Courthouse<br>175 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401-8310 <br>Phone: 802-863-3467 <br> 802.863.7481 <br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Chittenden-County-Vermont-Courts.htm '''Chittenden County Website'''] }}
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Chittenden-County-Vermont-Courts.htm Chittenden County Courthouse ]<br>175 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401-8310 <br>Phone: 802-863-3467&nbsp; 802.863.7481
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=== County Courthouse ===
  
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'''''Town clerks''''' have birth, marriage, death, burial, probate and land records; '''''County clerk''''' has divorce records from 1829 and court records from 1798 <br><br>'''Towns Organized Before 1800:''' <br>{{Wikipedia|Chittenden County, Vermont}}Bolton 1763, <br>Burlington 1763, <br>Charlotte 1762, <br>Colchester 1763, <br>Essex 1763, <br>Hinesburg, 1762, <br>Huntington 1763, <br>Jericho 1763, <br>Milton 1763, <br>Richmond 1794, <br>Shelburne 1763, <br>St. George 1763, <br>Underhill 1763, <br>Williston 1763<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 698. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial, probate and&nbsp;land records; <br>County Clerk has divorce records from 1829 and court records from 1798 <br><br>Towns Organized Before 1800: <br>Bolton 1763, <br>Burlington 1763, <br>Charlotte 1762, <br>Colchester 1763, <br>Essex 1763, <br>Hinesburg, 1762, <br>Huntington 1763, <br>Jericho 1763, <br>Milton 1763, <br>Richmond 1794, <br>Shelburne 1763, <br>St. George 1763, <br>Underhill 1763, <br>Williston 1763<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Chittenden County, Vermont. Page 698 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Quick Facts  ===
 
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== Quick Facts  ==
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{{Wikipedia|Chittenden County, Vermont}}
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 22 October 1787 from the Colonial lands. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
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Created 22 October 1787 from the Colonial lands. <ref name="HBG" /><br>  
 
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Chittenden County; 175 Main St; Burlington, VT 05401-8310; Ph. 802.863.7481 Details: (Twn Clks have b, m, d, bur, pro &amp; land rec; Co Clk has div rec from 1829 &amp; ct rec from 1798) Towns Organized Before 1800: Bolton 1763, Burlington 1763, Charlotte 1762, Colchester 1763, Essex 1763, Hinesburg, 1762, Huntington 1763, Jericho 1763, Milton 1763, Richmond 1794, Shelburne 1763, St. George 1763, Underhill 1763, Williston 1763. home.att.net/~local_history/Chittenden-Co-VT.htm<br>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*5 November 1792, [[Franklin County, Vermont|Franklin]] County set off.  
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*5 November 1792, [[Franklin County, Vermont Genealogy|Franklin]] County set off.  
*1 November 1810, [[Jefferson County, Vermont|Jefferson]] County set off (renamed [[Washington County, Vermont|Washington]] County 8 November 1814.)  
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*1 November 1810, [[Jefferson County, Vermont Genealogy|Jefferson]] County set off (renamed [[Washington County, Vermont Genealogy|Washington]] County 8 November 1814.)  
*26 October 1835, [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] County set off.
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*26 October 1835, [[Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy|Lamoille]] County set off.
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For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/vermont/ "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps"] (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Places / Localities  ===
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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{{VTChittendenCoTownsMap}}&nbsp; '''Towns and Cities'''  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
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'''Towns''':
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*[[Bolton, Vermont|Bolton]]  
 
*[[Bolton, Vermont|Bolton]]  
*Charlotte  
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*[[Burlington, Vermont|Burlington]]
*Colchester  
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*[[Charlotte, Vermont|Charlotte]]
*Essex
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*[[Colchester, Vermont|Colchester]]
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*[[Essex, Vermont|Essex]]
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*[[Hinesburg, Vermont|Hinesburg]]
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*[[Huntington, Vermont|Huntington]]
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*[[Jericho, Vermont|Jericho]]
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*[[Milton, Vermont|Milton]]
  
 
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*Hinesburg
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*[[Richmond,_Vermont|Richmond]][[Richmond,_Vermont|<br>]]
*Huntington
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*[[Shelburne, Vermont|Shelburne]]
*Jericho
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*[[South Burlington, Vermont|South Burlington]]
*Milton
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*[[Saint George, Vermont|Saint George]]
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*[[Underhill, Vermont|Underhill]]
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*[[Westford, Vermont|Westford]]
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*[[Williston, Vermont|Williston]]
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*[[Winooski, Vermont|Winooski]]
  
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*Richmond
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*Shelburne
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*St. George
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*Underhill
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'''Extinct Town'''
*Westford
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*Williston
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*{{AutoLink|Mansfield, Vermont|Mansfield}}<ref>Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 395. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>
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'''Unincorporated'''
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*Buel's Gore<ref>Leclerc, 394.</ref>
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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'''Neighboring Counties'''
  
[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison ]]| [[Franklin County, Vermont|Franklin ]]| [[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille ]]| [[Washington County, Vermont|Washington ]]| '''New York''' counties: [[Clinton County, New York|Clinton ]]| [[Essex County, New York|Essex]]  
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[[Addison County, Vermont Genealogy|Addison ]]| [[Franklin County, Vermont Genealogy|Franklin ]]| [[Grand Isle County, Vermont Genealogy|Grand Isle]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy|Lamoille ]]| [[Washington County, Vermont Genealogy|Washington ]]| <br> '''New York''' counties: [[Clinton County, New York Genealogy|Clinton ]]| [[Essex County, New York Genealogy|Essex]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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==== Archives and Libraries  ====
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries%20of%20VT/chittenden.htm#top List of Chittenden County Cemeteries]
 
*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries%20of%20VT/chittenden.htm#top List of Chittenden County Cemeteries]
  
=== Church History and Records  ===
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==== Church History and Records  ====
  
=== Court Records  ===
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==== Court Records  ====
  
=== Gazetteers  ===
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==== Gazetteers  ====
  
=== History  ===
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==== History  ====
  
=== Land  ===
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==== Land  ====
  
=== Maps  ===
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==== Maps  ====
  
=== Military History and Records  ===
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[[Image:Vtchittenden.jpg|900px|Vtchittenden.jpg]]
  
=== Newspapers ===
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==== Military History and Records ====
  
=== Probate Records  ===
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===== Civil War  =====
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Regiments and Companies:
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry|2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry]]
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:- [[5th Regiment, Vermont Infantry|5th Regiment, Vermont Infantry]], Companies I and K
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:- [[13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry|13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry]]
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==== Probate Records  ====
  
 
Probate files or packets for Chittenden County are now digitized and available at [http://labs.familysearch.org/ http://labs.familysearch.org/].  
 
Probate files or packets for Chittenden County are now digitized and available at [http://labs.familysearch.org/ http://labs.familysearch.org/].  
  
=== Taxation  ===
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==== Taxation  ====
  
=== Vital Records  ===
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies,Libraries and Museums  ==
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/vt-vital-records/ How to order Vermont Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Vermont &lt;a title="Vermont Birth Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/birth_form.aspx" target="_blank"&gt;Birth Certificate&lt;/a&gt;, &lt;a title="Vermont Marriage Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/marriage_form.aspx" target="_blank"&gt;Marriage Certificate&lt;/a&gt;, &lt;a title="Vermont Divorce Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/divorce_form.aspx" target="_blank"&gt;Divorce Certificate&lt;/a&gt;, &lt;a title="Vermont Death Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/deathcert_form.aspx" target="_blank"&gt;Death Certificate&lt;/a&gt; Applications to mail.
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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=== Societies,Libraries and Museums  ===
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/vt-society-archive/ Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
*[[Essex Vermont Family History Center]]
 
*[[Essex Vermont Family History Center]]
  
== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/chittenden-county/ Chittenden County, VT History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/108557721566275012624 Vermont Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/221057387934883/ Vermont Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/GenWebChittCounty.html The Chittenden County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/GenWebChittCounty.html The Chittenden County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/chittend.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/chittend.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
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Latest revision as of 03:58, 6 February 2015

Guide to Chittenden County, Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Chittenden County, Vermont
Map
Map of Vermont highlighting Chittenden County
Location in the state of Vermont
Facts
Founded October 22, 1789
County Seat Burlington
Courthouse
Address Chittenden County Courthouse
175 Main Street, Burlington, VT 05401-8310
Phone: 802-863-3467
802.863.7481
Chittenden County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Town clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial, probate and land records; County clerk has divorce records from 1829 and court records from 1798

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Chittenden County, Vermont
Bolton 1763,
Burlington 1763,
Charlotte 1762,
Colchester 1763,
Essex 1763,
Hinesburg, 1762,
Huntington 1763,
Jericho 1763,
Milton 1763,
Richmond 1794,
Shelburne 1763,
St. George 1763,
Underhill 1763,
Williston 1763[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

Created 22 October 1787 from the Colonial lands. [1]

Boundary Changes

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.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

VermontFranklin CountyLamoille CountyWashington CountyAddison CountyChittenden CountyNew YorkEssex CountyClinton CountyGrand IsleHinesburgCharlotteShelburneSaint GeorgeWillistonSouth BurlingtonBurlingtonWinooskiColchesterMiltonWestfordEssexUnderhillJerichoRichmondBoltonHuntingtonBule's GoreFerrisburghMonktonStarksboroLincolnBristolNew HavenWalthamVergennesWestportEssexWillsboroChesterfieldAu SablePeruPlattsburgh CityPlattsburgh TownBeekmantownChazyIsle La MotteAlburgNorth HeroGrand IsleSouth HeroSwantonGeorgiaFairfaxFairfieldSheldonEnosburgBakersfieldFlecherBelvidereWatervilleCambridgeJohnsonMorristownStoweWaterburyMiddlesexDuxburyMoretownBerlinNorthfieldWarrenWaitsfieldFaystonSt. AlbansSaint Albans Town
Modern town borders in Chittenden County, Vermont.

  Towns and Cities

Extinct Town

Unincorporated

  • Buel's Gore[3]

Neighboring Counties

Addison | Franklin | Grand Isle | Lamoille | Washington |
New York counties: Clinton | Essex

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land

Maps

Vtchittenden.jpg

Military History and Records

Civil War

Regiments and Companies:

- 2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry
- 5th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Companies I and K
- 13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

Newspapers

Probate Records

Probate files or packets for Chittenden County are now digitized and available at http://labs.familysearch.org/.

Taxation

Vital Records

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,Libraries and Museums

See also a List of Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Leclerc, 394.

 

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