Franklin County, Vermont

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Franklin County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{VTDC}}
  
== History ==
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=== County Courthouse ===
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[http://www.brbpub.com/vermont/franklin/ Franklin County Courthouse ]<br>P O Box 808<br>Church Street, St. Albans, VT 05478 <br>Mailing Address: PO Box 808, Saint Albans , VT 05478 <br>802-524-2739, 802-524-3863 <br>Fax: 802-524-7996
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'''''County clerk''''' has divorce and court records from 1900; '''''town clerks''''' have birth, marriage, death, burial and land; '''''probate judge''''' has probate records.<br>
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'''Towns Organized Before 1800:''' <br>Bakersfield 1791, <br>{{Wikipedia|Franklin County, Vermont}}Berkshire 1781, <br>Enosburg 1780, <br>Fairfax 1763, <br>Fairfield 1763, <br>Fletcher 1781, <br>Franklin 1789, <br>Georgia 1763, <br>Highgate 1763, <br>Montgomery 1789, <br>Richford 1780, <br>Sheldon 1763, <br>Swanton 1763, <br>St. Albans 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>
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=== Quick Facts  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*Created 5 November 1792 from [[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]] County. <ref name="HBG" />
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
=== Record Loss  ===
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9 November 1802, [[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]] County set off.
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Record Loss  ====
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<div style="float: left; width: 147%">{{VTFranklinCoTownsMap}}
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=== Places / Localities  ===
  
=== Populated Places  ===
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'''City:''' &nbsp; • Saint Albans (City)
  
*City: St. Albans
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'''Towns:'''
*Towns: Bakersfield . Berkshire . Enosburgh . Fairfax . Fairfield . Fletcher . Franklin . Georgia . Highgate . Montgomery . Richford . Sheldon . Swanton . St. Albans
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*Villages: Enosburg Falls . Swanton
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=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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*[[Bakersfield, Vermont|Bakersfield]]
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*Berkshire
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*Enosburg
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*Fairfax
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*Fairfield
  
[[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden ]]| [[Grand Isle County, Vermont|Grand Isle]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille ]]| [[Orleans County, Vermont|Orleans ]]| '''Quebec '''counties: [[Broome County, Quebec|Broome ]]| [[Missisquoi County, Quebec|Missisquoi]]
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*Fletcher
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*Franklin
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*Georgia
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*Highgate
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*Montgomery
  
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*Richford
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*Saint Albans (Town)
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*Sheldon
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*Swanton
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'''Villages:''' &nbsp; • Enosburg Falls &nbsp; • Swanton
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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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=== Resources  ===
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==== Archives and Libraries  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries%20of%20VT/franklin.htm#top List of Franklin County Cemeteries]
  
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==== Gazetteers  ====
 
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==== Land ====
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==== Land and Property ====
 
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Early migration routes to and from Franklin County for European settlers included:<ref>''Handybook'', 847-61.</ref>
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:*Hudson River pre-historic
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:*Lake Champlain pre-historic
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:*[[Lake Champlain Trail]] pre-historic
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:*[[Champlain Canal]] 1823
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:*[[Erie Canal]] 1825
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:*[[Chambly Canal]] and the Richelieu River 1843
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Vermont, Franklin County Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont, Franklin County Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ===
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183781&subject_disp=Vermont%2C+Franklin&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Franklin County
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=== Websites  ===
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtfrankl/ The Franklin County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/franklin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Franklin County
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== References  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtfrankl/ The Franklin County VTGenWeb Project], an member of The VTGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/franklin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/franklin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
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*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Franklin|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}}
  
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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
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Franklin County, Vermont
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

City:   • Saint Albans (City)

Towns:

  • Fletcher
  • Franklin
  • Georgia
  • Highgate
  • Montgomery
  • Richford
  • Saint Albans (Town)
  • Sheldon
  • Swanton

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.