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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Orleans County'''  
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Guide to '''Orleans County, Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
Guide to '''Orleans County Vermont genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont Genealogy|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Orleans County'''  
  
 
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| founded year = 1792
 
| founded year = 1792
 
| founded date = October 5
 
| founded date = October 5
| seat = Newport
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| seat = [[Newport, Vermont|Newport]]
 
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| building address = Orleans County Courthouse<br>83 Main Street, Newport, VT 05855-1214 <br>802-334-3344, 802-334-2711 <br>Fax: 802-334-3385<br> [http://www.brbpub.com/vermont/orleans/ '''Orleans County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Orleans County Courthouse<br>83 Main Street, Newport, VT 05855-1214 <br>802-334-3344, 802-334-2711 <br>Fax: 802-334-3385<br> [http://www.brbpub.com/vermont/orleans/ '''Orleans County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
'''''Town and City Clerks&nbsp;''''' have birth, marriage, death and '''''City Clerks&nbsp;''''' have birth, marriage, death and land records; '''''District Probate Court&nbsp;''''' has probate records; '''''County Clerk&nbsp;''''' has divorce and court records from 1800 <br><br>'''Towns Organized Before 1800:'''<br>Barton 1789,<br>Craftsbury 1781,<br>Derby 1779,<br>Glover 1783,<br>Greensboro 1781,<br>Holland 1779,<br>Jay 1792,<br>Westfield 1780<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Orleans County, Vermont. Page 699 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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'''''Town and City Clerks''''' have birth, marriage, death and '''''City Clerks''''' have birth, marriage, death and land records; '''''District Probate Court''''' has probate records; '''''County Clerk''''' has divorce and court records from 1800 <br><br>'''Towns Organized Before 1800:'''<br>Barton 1789,<br>Craftsbury 1781,<br>Derby 1779,<br>Glover 1783,<br>Greensboro 1781,<br>Holland 1779,<br>Jay 1792,<br>Westfield 1780<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Orleans County, Vermont. Page 699 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*Created 5 November 1792 from&nbsp;[[Orange County, Vermont|Orange]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
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*Created 5 November 1792 from [[Orange County, Vermont Genealogy|Orange]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/vermont/ "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps"] (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia]] | [[Essex County, Vermont|Essex]] | [[Franklin County, Vermont|Franklin]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] | '''Quebec '''counties: [[Brome County, Quebec|Brome]] | [[Missisquoi County, Quebec|Missisquoi]] | [[Stanstead County, Quebec|Stanstead]]  
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[[Caledonia County, Vermont Genealogy|Caledonia]] | [[Essex County, Vermont Genealogy|Essex]] | [[Franklin County, Vermont Genealogy|Franklin]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy|Lamoille]] | '''Quebec '''counties: [[Brome County, Quebec|Brome]] | [[Missisquoi County, Quebec|Missisquoi]] | [[Stanstead County, Quebec|Stanstead]]  
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Vtorleans.jpg|900px|Vtorleans.jpg]]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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Regiments and Companies:
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:- [[4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry|4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry]], Company D
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/vt-vital-records/ How to order Vermont Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Vermont <a title="Vermont Birth Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/birth_form.aspx" target="_blank">Birth Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Marriage Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/marriage_form.aspx" target="_blank">Marriage Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Divorce Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/divorce_form.aspx" target="_blank">Divorce Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Death Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/deathcert_form.aspx" target="_blank">Death Certificate</a> Applications to mail.
  
 
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
 
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/vt-society-archive/ Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
 
*[[Newport Vermont Family History Center]]
 
*[[Newport Vermont Family History Center]]
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
  
*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Orleans|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Orleans County  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/orleans-county/ Orleans County, VT History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/108557721566275012624 Vermont Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/221057387934883/ Vermont Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Orleans|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Orleans County  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtorlean/VTGenWeb.SM.htm The Orleans County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtorlean/VTGenWeb.SM.htm The Orleans County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/orleans.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Orleans County
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/orleans.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Orleans County
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[[Category:Vermont counties]][[Category:Orleans County, Vermont]]

Latest revision as of 03:39, 6 February 2015

Guide to Orleans County, Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Orleans County, Vermont
Map
Map of Vermont highlighting Orleans County
Location in the state of Vermont
Facts
Founded October 5, 1792
County Seat Newport
Courthouse
Address Orleans County Courthouse
83 Main Street, Newport, VT 05855-1214
802-334-3344, 802-334-2711
Fax: 802-334-3385
Orleans County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Town and City Clerks have birth, marriage, death and City Clerks have birth, marriage, death and land records; District Probate Court has probate records; County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1800

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Barton 1789,
Craftsbury 1781,
Derby 1779,
Glover 1783,
Greensboro 1781,
Holland 1779,
Jay 1792,
Westfield 1780[1]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps" (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

VermontQuebecOrleans CountyFranklin CountyLamoille CountyWashington CountyCaledonia CountyEssex CountyJayWestfieldLowellTroyNewport TownCoventryIrasburgAlbanyCraftsburyGreensboroGloverBartonBrowningtonNewport CityDerbyHollandMorganCharlestonWestmoreRichfordEnosburgMontgomeryBelvidereEdenJohnsonHyde ParkMorristownStoweWolcottElmoreWorcesterWoodburyCabotHardwickWaldenDanvilleStannardWheelockSheffieldSuttonLyndonKirbyBurkeNewarkVictoryGranbyEast HavenFerdinandBrightonLewisAvery's GoreWarren GoreWarner's GrantNortonAbercornSuttonPottonStanstead TwpOgdenStansteadStanstead-EstBarnston-QuestCoaticookDixville
Modern town borders in Orleans County, Vermont.

City:

Towns:

Extinct Town:

Villages:

  • Albany
  • Barton
  • Derby Center
  • Derby Line
  • North Troy
  • Orleans

Community:

  • Beebe Plain

Neighboring Counties

Caledonia | Essex | Franklin | Lamoille | Quebec counties: Brome | Missisquoi | Stanstead

Resources

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Vtorleans.jpg

Military

Civil War

Regiments and Companies:

- 4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Company D

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

See also How to order Vermont Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Vermont <a title="Vermont Birth Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/birth_form.aspx" target="_blank">Birth Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Marriage Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/marriage_form.aspx" target="_blank">Marriage Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Divorce Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/divorce_form.aspx" target="_blank">Divorce Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Death Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/deathcert_form.aspx" target="_blank">Death Certificate</a> Applications to mail.

Societies and Libraries

See also a List of Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Orleans County, Vermont. Page 699 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 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.

 

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