Franklin County, Vermont

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*Berkshire  
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*Enosburg  
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*Fairfax  
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*Fletcher  
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*Franklin  
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*Georgia  
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*Highgate  
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*Richford  
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*Saint Albans (Town)
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*Sheldon  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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[[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]] | [[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] | [[Orleans County, Vermont|Orleans]] | '''Quebec '''counties: [[Brome County, Quebec|Brome]] | [[Missisquoi County, Quebec|Missisquoi]]  
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[[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]] | [[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] | [[Orleans County, Vermont|Orleans]] | '''Quebec '''counties: [[Brome County, Quebec|Brome]] | [[Missisquoi County, Quebec|Missisquoi]]
  
 
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Revision as of 17:28, 30 March 2013

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Online Records
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Contents

County Courthouse

Franklin County Courthouse
P O Box 808
Church Street, St. Albans, VT 05478
Mailing Address: PO Box 808, Saint Albans , VT 05478
802-524-2739, 802-524-3863
Fax: 802-524-7996

County clerk has divorce and court records from 1900; town clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial and land; probate judge has probate records.

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Bakersfield 1791,
Wikipedia
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Berkshire 1781,
Enosburg 1780,
Fairfax 1763,
Fairfield 1763,
Fletcher 1781,
Franklin 1789,
Georgia 1763,
Highgate 1763,
Montgomery 1789,
Richford 1780,
Sheldon 1763,
Swanton 1763,
St. Albans 1763[1]

Quick Facts

Parent County

Boundary Changes

9 November 1802, Grand Isle County set off.

Record Loss

VermontFranklin CountyOrleans CountyLamoille CountyChittenden CountyGrand Isle CountyQuebecFlecherFairfaxGeorgiaSaint AlbansSaint Albans CitySwantonHighgateFranklinSheldonFairfieldBakersfieldEnosburgBerkshireRichfordMontgomeryJayTroyWestfieldLowellCraftsburyHyde ParkEdenJohnsonMorristownCambridgeWatervilleBelvidereUnderhillWestfordEssexColchesterMiltonSouth HeroGrand IsleNorth HeroIslela MottAlburgLacolleLacolleSaint ValentinSaint PaulNoyanHenry VilleSaint-Georges-de-ClarencevilleSaint SebastienVenise-enSaint PierreStanbridge StationSaint ArmandBedfordStanbridgeDunhamFrelighsburgAbercornSuttonPotton
Modern town borders in Franklin County, Vermont.


Places / Localities

Towns and City:

Extinct Town:   • Smithfield

Villages:   • Enosburg Falls   • Swanton

Neighboring Counties

Chittenden | Grand Isle | Lamoille | Orleans | Quebec counties: Brome | Missisquoi

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court records

Gazetteers

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Franklin County for European settlers included:[2]

Military Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Vermont, Franklin County Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

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. Handybook, 847-61.