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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Mansfield'''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Mansfield'''  
  
'''Mansfield&nbsp;''' is an extinct town formerly in [[Lamoille County, Vermont]] and [[Chittenden County, Vermont]]. Mansfield was first surveyed and established prior to settlement in 1763.<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><ref name="wiki">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Mansfield Mount Mansfield] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' (accessed 1 April 2013).</ref> The earliest settlers in Underhill (west side of the mountain) arrived 1786, so west side of Mansfield would have been settled later than that.<ref>[http://www.underhillvt.gov/vertical/sites/%7B4E962BB9-B4BB-4504-A3EE-ED54521A1BCE%7D/uploads/%7BE9D3524A-EDE2-4415-B8DA-2CF9ABAD0AB4%7D.PDF Underhill Town Profile] in ''The Town of Underhill, VT'' (accessed 1 April 2013).</ref> The western third of Mansfield on the west side of the peak was annexed to [[Underhill, Vermont]] (Chittenden County) in 1839. The eastern two-thirds portion of Mansfield was voted by its citizens into [[Stowe, Vermont]] (Lamoille County) in 1848.<ref name="wiki" />  
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'''Mansfield&nbsp;''' is an extinct town formerly in [[Lamoille County, Vermont]] and [[Chittenden County, Vermont]]. Mansfield was first surveyed and established prior to settlement in 1763.<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><ref name="wiki">[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Mansfield Mount Mansfield] in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' (accessed 1 April 2013).</ref> The earliest settlers in Underhill (west side of the mountain) arrived 1786, so the west side of Mansfield would have been settled later than that.<ref>[http://www.underhillvt.gov/vertical/sites/%7B4E962BB9-B4BB-4504-A3EE-ED54521A1BCE%7D/uploads/%7BE9D3524A-EDE2-4415-B8DA-2CF9ABAD0AB4%7D.PDF Underhill Town Profile] in ''The Town of Underhill, VT'' (accessed 1 April 2013).</ref> The western third of Mansfield on the west side of the peak was annexed to [[Underhill, Vermont]] (Chittenden County) in 1839. The eastern two-thirds portion of Mansfield was voted by its citizens into [[Stowe, Vermont]] (Lamoille County) in 1848.<ref name="wiki" />  
  
 
'''Records.&nbsp;''' The 1815-1844 Mansfield town records, and deeds 1815-1851, are preserved at the town of [[Stowe, Vermont]]. A microfilm copy is available from the Family History Libray on {{FHL|22484|title-id|disp=film 28468 Item 1 (town records)}} and {{FHL|22466|title-id|disp=film 28468 Items 2-3 to 28469 (deeds)}}. Also, try searching for some of the records of western Mansfield residents in records of [[Underhill, Vermont]].  
 
'''Records.&nbsp;''' The 1815-1844 Mansfield town records, and deeds 1815-1851, are preserved at the town of [[Stowe, Vermont]]. A microfilm copy is available from the Family History Libray on {{FHL|22484|title-id|disp=film 28468 Item 1 (town records)}} and {{FHL|22466|title-id|disp=film 28468 Items 2-3 to 28469 (deeds)}}. Also, try searching for some of the records of western Mansfield residents in records of [[Underhill, Vermont]].  

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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Lamoille Gotoarrow.png Mansfield

Mansfield  is an extinct town formerly in Lamoille County, Vermont and Chittenden County, Vermont. Mansfield was first surveyed and established prior to settlement in 1763.[1][2] The earliest settlers in Underhill (west side of the mountain) arrived 1786, so the west side of Mansfield would have been settled later than that.[3] The western third of Mansfield on the west side of the peak was annexed to Underhill, Vermont (Chittenden County) in 1839. The eastern two-thirds portion of Mansfield was voted by its citizens into Stowe, Vermont (Lamoille County) in 1848.[2]

Records.  The 1815-1844 Mansfield town records, and deeds 1815-1851, are preserved at the town of Stowe, Vermont. A microfilm copy is available from the Family History Libray on film 28468 Item 1 (town records) and film 28468 Items 2-3 to 28469 (deeds). Also, try searching for some of the records of western Mansfield residents in records of Underhill, Vermont.

Adjacent towns: Cambridge | Elmore | Morristown | Sterling | Stowe | Chittenden County:  Bolton | Essex | Jericho | Underhill | Westford | Washington County:  Waterbury

References

  1. 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.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mount Mansfield in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 1 April 2013).
  3. Underhill Town Profile in The Town of Underhill, VT (accessed 1 April 2013).