Glastenbury, Vermont

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Glastenbury''' ''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Glastenbury''' ''  
  
'''Glastenbury&nbsp;''' is an extinct town in [[Bennington County, Vermont]] first established in 1761.<ref>Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 394. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref> Its population peaked at 241 in 1880, and then declined until its incorporation ended in 1937. Today it is a "ghost town" of about eight residents. It is administered by the state.<ref>"Glastenbury, Vermont" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia&nbsp;'' (accessed 27 March 2013).</ref>  
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'''Glastenbury&nbsp;''' is an extinct town in [[Bennington County, Vermont]] first established in 1761.<ref>Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 394. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref> Its population peaked at 241 in 1880, and then declined until its incorporation ended in 1937. Today it is a "ghost town" of about eight residents. It is administered by the state.<ref>"Glastenbury, Vermont" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia&amp;nbsp;'' (accessed 27 March 2013).</ref>  
  
'''Records.&nbsp;''' The 1786-1912 town records are preserved at the county seat in the town of [[Bennington, Vermont]]. A microfilm copy is available from the Family History Libray on {{FHL|422382|title-id|disp=film 28284 Item 3}}.  
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'''Records.&nbsp;''' The 1786-1912 Glastenbury town records are preserved at the county seat in the town of [[Bennington, Vermont]]. A microfilm copy is available from the Family History Libray on {{FHL|422382|title-id|disp=film 28284 Item 3}}.  
  
 
'''Adjacent towns: ''' [[Arlington, Vermont|Arlington]] | [[Bennington, Vermont|Bennington]] | [[Searsburg, Vermont|Searsburg]] | [[Shaftsbury, Vermont|Shafsbury]] | [[Sunderland, Vermont|Sunderland]] | [[Woodford, Vermont|Woodford]] | '''''Windham County:&nbsp;''''' [[Somerset, Vermont|Somerset]] | [[Stratton, Vermont|Stratton]]  
 
'''Adjacent towns: ''' [[Arlington, Vermont|Arlington]] | [[Bennington, Vermont|Bennington]] | [[Searsburg, Vermont|Searsburg]] | [[Shaftsbury, Vermont|Shafsbury]] | [[Sunderland, Vermont|Sunderland]] | [[Woodford, Vermont|Woodford]] | '''''Windham County:&nbsp;''''' [[Somerset, Vermont|Somerset]] | [[Stratton, Vermont|Stratton]]  

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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Bennington Gotoarrow.png Glastenbury

Glastenbury  is an extinct town in Bennington County, Vermont first established in 1761.[1] Its population peaked at 241 in 1880, and then declined until its incorporation ended in 1937. Today it is a "ghost town" of about eight residents. It is administered by the state.[2]

Records.  The 1786-1912 Glastenbury town records are preserved at the county seat in the town of Bennington, Vermont. A microfilm copy is available from the Family History Libray on film 28284 Item 3.

Adjacent towns: Arlington | Bennington | Searsburg | Shafsbury | Sunderland | Woodford | Windham County:  Somerset | Stratton


References

  1. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 394. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  2. "Glastenbury, Vermont" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia&nbsp; (accessed 27 March 2013).