Rutland County, Vermont

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Vermont|Vermont]] > Rutland County'' [[Image:Vt-rutland.png|thumb|right|300px|showing location of Rutland County]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Rutland County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.brbpub.com/vermont/rutland/ Rutland County Courthouse ]<br>83 Center Street, Rutland, VT 05701-4017 <br>802-775-4394 <br>Fax: 802-775-2291
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Secretary of State Office, Montpelier has birth, marriage, <br>and death records 1760-1955 and divorce records&nbsp;1760-1968;<br>Town Clerks have land records from 1826; County Clerk has <br>land records 1779-1826 and court records; Probate Court has <br>probate records
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Towns Organized Before 1800: <br>Benson 1780, <br>Brandon 1761,<br>Castleton 1761,<br>Chittenden 1780,<br>Clarendon 1761, <br>Danby 1761,<br>Fair Haven 1779,<br>Hubbardton 1764,<br>Ira 1781, <br>Mendon 1781,<br>Middletown Springs 1784,<br>Mt. Holly 1792,<br>Mt. Tabor 1761,<br>Pawlet 1761,<br>&nbsp;Pittsford 1761,<br>Poultney 1761,<br>Rutland 1761,<br>Sherburn 1761,<br>Shrewsbury 1761,<br>Sudbury 1763,<br>Wallingford 1761,<br>Wells 1761,<br>West Haven 1792<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rutland County, Vermont. Page 699 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County ====
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==== Parent County ====
*Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=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 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=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  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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*Part of [[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]] County set off 18 Oct 1785.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
== Places / Localities ==
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==== Record Loss ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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=== Places / Localities ===
  
 
'''City:'''  
 
'''City:'''  
  
*Rutland  
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*{{AutoLink|Rutland, Vermont|Rutland}}
*'''Towns:'''
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'''Towns:'''  
  
 
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*Benson  
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*{{AutoLink|Benson, Vermont|Benson}}
*Brandon  
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*{{AutoLink|Brandon, Vermont|Brandon}}
*Castleton  
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*{{AutoLink|Castleton, Vermont|Castleton}}
*Chittenden  
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*{{AutoLink|Chittenden, Vermont|Chittenden}}
*Clarendon  
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*{{AutoLink|Clarendon, Vermont|Clarendon}}
*Danby  
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*{{AutoLink|Danby, Vermont|Danby}}
*Fair Haven  
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*{{AutoLink|Fair Haven, Vermont|Fair Haven}}
*Hubbardton  
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*{{AutoLink|Hubbardton, Vermont|Hubbardton}}
*Ira
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*{{AutoLink|Ira, Vermont|Ira}}
  
 
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*Killington  
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*{{AutoLink|Killington, Vermont|Killington}}
*Mendon  
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*{{AutoLink|Mendon, Vermont|Mendon}}
*Middletown Springs  
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*{{AutoLink|Middletown Springs, Vermont|Middletown Springs}}
*Mount Holly  
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*{{AutoLink|Mount Holly, Vermont|Mount Holly}}
*Mount Tabor  
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*{{AutoLink|Mount Tabor, Vermont|Mount Tabor}}
*Pawlet  
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*{{AutoLink|Pawlet, Vermont|Pawlet}}
*Pittsfield  
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*{{AutoLink|Pittsfield, Vermont|Pittsfield}}
*Pittsford  
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*{{AutoLink|Pittsford, Vermont|Pittsford}}
*Poultney
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*{{AutoLink|Poultney, Vermont|Poultney}}
  
 
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*Proctor  
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*{{AutoLink|Proctor, Vermont|Proctor}}
*Rutland
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*{{AutoLink|Shrewsbury, Vermont|Shrewsbury}}
*Shrewsbury  
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*{{AutoLink|Sudbury, Vermont|Sudbury}}
*Sudbury  
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*{{AutoLink|Tinmouth, Vermont|Tinmouth}}
*Tinmouth  
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*{{AutoLink|Wallingford, Vermont|Wallingford}}
*Wallingford  
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*{{AutoLink|Wells, Vermont|Wells}}
*Wells  
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*{{AutoLink|West Haven, Vermont|West Haven}}
*West Haven  
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*{{AutoLink|West Rutland, Vermont|West Rutland}}
*West Rutland
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'''Extinct Town:'''
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*{{AutoLink|Philadelphia, Vermont|Philadelphia}}<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>
  
 
'''Village:'''  
 
'''Village:'''  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison ]]| [[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington ]]| [[Washington County, Vermont|Washington ]]| [[Windsor County, Vermont|Windsor ]]| [[Washington County, New York|Washington County]], New York<br>
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[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]] | [[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington]] | [[Windsor County, Vermont|Windsor]] | [[Washington County, New York|Washington County]], New York
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries%20of%20VT/rutland.htm List of Rutland County Cemeteries]
  
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=50&ci=20562 {{nowrap|North Adams, MA newspapers}}] (1895-1977) covering local news that included Rutland County residents.<br>
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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There are two Rutland County Probate Districts
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*'''Rutland District''' - Brandon, Chittenden, Clarenden, Danby, Ira, Mendon, Middletown Springs, Mount Holly, Mount Tabor, Pittsfield, Pittsford, Rutland, Sherburne, Shrewsbury, Tinmouth, Wallingford and West Rutland.
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*'''Fair Haven District''' - Benson, Castleton, Fair Haven, Hubbardton, Pawlet, Poultney, Sudbury, Wells and West Haven.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Rutland Vermont Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183867&subject_disp=Vermont%2C+Rutland&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Rutland County  
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*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Rutland|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Rutland County  
 
*[http://home.att.net/~local_history/Rutland-Co-VT.htm The Rutland County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://home.att.net/~local_history/Rutland-Co-VT.htm The Rutland County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/rutland.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Rutland County
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/rutland.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Rutland County
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Rutland County Courthouse
83 Center Street, Rutland, VT 05701-4017
802-775-4394
Fax: 802-775-2291

Secretary of State Office, Montpelier has birth, marriage,
and death records 1760-1955 and divorce records 1760-1968;
Town Clerks have land records from 1826; County Clerk has
land records 1779-1826 and court records; Probate Court has
probate records

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Benson 1780,
Brandon 1761,
Castleton 1761,
Chittenden 1780,
Clarendon 1761,
Danby 1761,
Fair Haven 1779,
Hubbardton 1764,
Ira 1781,
Mendon 1781,
Middletown Springs 1784,
Mt. Holly 1792,
Mt. Tabor 1761,
Pawlet 1761,
 Pittsford 1761,
Poultney 1761,
Rutland 1761,
Sherburn 1761,
Shrewsbury 1761,
Sudbury 1763,
Wallingford 1761,
Wells 1761,
West Haven 1792[1]

History

Parent County

  • Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

City:

Towns:

Extinct Town:

  • Philadelphia[2]

Village:

  • Poultney

Communities:

  • Brandon
  • Fair Haven
  • Wallingford

Neighboring Counties

Addison | Bennington | Windsor | Washington County, New York

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has North Adams, MA newspapers (1895-1977) covering local news that included Rutland County residents.

Probate

There are two Rutland County Probate Districts

  • Rutland District - Brandon, Chittenden, Clarenden, Danby, Ira, Mendon, Middletown Springs, Mount Holly, Mount Tabor, Pittsfield, Pittsford, Rutland, Sherburne, Shrewsbury, Tinmouth, Wallingford and West Rutland.
  • Fair Haven District - Benson, Castleton, Fair Haven, Hubbardton, Pawlet, Poultney, Sudbury, Wells and West Haven.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Rutland 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.