Essex County, Vermont Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Essex County'''
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[[Image:Vt-essex.png|right|280px|Vt-essex.png]]
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://www.brbpub.com/vermont/essex/ Essex County Courthouse&nbsp;]<br>P.O. Box 75<br>Guildhall, VT 05905-0075 <br>Phone:802-676-3910 <br>Fax: 802-676-3463
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'''''County clerk''''' has birth and death records from 1884, marriage and burial records, a few divorce records, court records from 1800 and land records from 1762; '''''probate judge''''' has probate records from 1800.<br>
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'''Towns Organized Before 1800:''' <br>{{Wikipedia|Essex County, Vermont}}Bloomfield 1762, <br>Brunswick 1761, <br>Canaan 1782, <br>Concord 1780, <br>Guildhall 1761, <br>Lunenburg 1763, <br>Maidstone 1761, <br>Victory 1781<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>
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=== Quick Facts  ===
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==== Parent County  ====
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*Created 5 November 1792 from [[Orange County, Vermont|Orange]] County. <ref name="HBG" />
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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<div style="float: left; width: 147%">[[Image:{{VTEssexCoTownsMap}}]]
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=== Places / Localities  ===
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'''Towns'''
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*Averill
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*Bloomfield
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*Brighton
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*Brunswick
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*Canaan
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*Concord
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*East Haven
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*Ferdinand
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*Granby
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*Guildhall
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*Lemington
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*Lewis
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*Lunenburg
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*Maidstone
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*Norton
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*Victory
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'''Community:''' &nbsp; • Island Pond
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'''Unincorporated:''' &nbsp; • Avery's Gore &nbsp; • Warner's Grant &nbsp; • Warren's Gore
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia ]]| [[Orleans County, Vermont|Orleans ]]| '''New Hampshire''' counties: [[Coös County, New Hampshire|Coös ]]| [[Grafton County, New Hampshire|Grafton ]]| '''Quebec ''' counties: [[Compton County, Quebec|Compton ]]| [[Stanstead County, Quebec|Stanstead]]
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Archives and Libraries  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries%20of%20VT/essex.htm#top List of Essex County Cemeteries]
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== History  ====
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==== Land and Property  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military Records  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
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Probate files or packets for Essex County are now digitized and available at [http://labs.familysearch.org/ http://labs.familysearch.org/].
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ===
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Web Sites  ===
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/GenWebEssexCounty.html The Essex County VTGenWeb Project], an member of The VTGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/essex.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/essex.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Essex|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}}
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=== References  ===
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{{reflist}} {{Vermont2}} {{Vermont-stub}} </div>
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[[Category:Essex_County,_Vermont]]

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Contents

County Courthouse

Essex County Courthouse 
P.O. Box 75
Guildhall, VT 05905-0075
Phone:802-676-3910
Fax: 802-676-3463

County clerk has birth and death records from 1884, marriage and burial records, a few divorce records, court records from 1800 and land records from 1762; probate judge has probate records from 1800.

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Essex County, Vermont
Bloomfield 1762,
Brunswick 1761,
Canaan 1782,
Concord 1780,
Guildhall 1761,
Lunenburg 1763,
Maidstone 1761,
Victory 1781[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

  • Created 5 November 1792 from Orange County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

[[Image:
VermontGrafton CountyCaledonia CountyEssex CountyOrleans CountyQuebecNew HampshireCoos CountyConcordVictoryEast HavenFerdinandBrightonAvery’s GoreWarren’s GoreWarner's GrantNortonAverillCanaanLemingtonBloomfieldLewisBrunswickMaidstoneGranbyGuildhallLunenburgLittletonBethlehemLymanMonroeBarnetWaterfordSaint JohnsburyKirbyLyndonBurkeSuttonNewarkWestmoreCharlestonMorganHollandDerbyStanstead EstBarnston OuestCoaticookDixvilleSaint HermenegildeEast HerefordPittsburgClarksvilleStewartstownColebrookColumbiaStratfordOdellNorthumberlandStarkLancasterKilkennyBerlinRandolphJeffersonWhitefieldDalton
Modern town borders in Essex County, Vermont.

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Places / Localities

Towns

  • Averill
  • Bloomfield
  • Brighton
  • Brunswick
  • Canaan
  • Concord
  • East Haven
  • Ferdinand
  • Granby
  • Guildhall
  • Lemington
  • Lewis
  • Lunenburg
  • Maidstone
  • Norton
  • Victory

Community:   • Island Pond

Unincorporated:   • Avery's Gore   • Warner's Grant   • Warren's Gore

Neighboring Counties

Caledonia | Orleans | New Hampshire counties: Coös | Grafton | Quebec counties: Compton | Stanstead

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

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

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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.