Vermont Genealogy

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*[[Vermont Probate Records|Probate districts]] - '''not''' counties  
 
*[[Vermont Probate Records|Probate districts]] - '''not''' counties  
 
*Good [[Vermont Vital Records#Vital_Records_Indexes|BMD indexes]] for early-1870, 1871-1908, 1909-1942, 1943-1953  
 
*Good [[Vermont Vital Records#Vital_Records_Indexes|BMD indexes]] for early-1870, 1871-1908, 1909-1942, 1943-1953  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Cumberland County, Vermont|Cumberland]] | [[Jefferson County, Vermont|Jefferson]] | [[Washington (old) County, Vermont|Washington (old)]]  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Cumberland County, Vermont|Cumberland]] | [[Jefferson County, Vermont|Jefferson]] | [[Washington (old) County, Vermont|Washington (old)]] [[Image:Vermont.png|right|200px]]  
  
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
  
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[[Vermont State Archives and Records Admninistration]]{{·}} [[Vermont Historical Society]]{{·}} [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]]
 
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[[Vermont State Archives and Records Admninistration]]{{·}} [[Vermont Historical Society]]{{·}} [[New England Historic Genealogical Society]]{{·}} [[National Archives Northeast Region (Boston)]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]]  
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*Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches. For a list of churches in Vermont, see John Gordon Melton’s ''National Directory of Churches, Synagogues and Other Houses of Worship'' in [[United States Church Records]].  
 
*Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches. For a list of churches in Vermont, see John Gordon Melton’s ''National Directory of Churches, Synagogues and Other Houses of Worship'' in [[United States Church Records]].  
*State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Vermont

Vermont's fall foliage.
Welcome to Vermont,
Green Mountain State

Most unique genealogical features:

Vermont Counties

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.


Bennington CountyWindham CountyRutland CountyWindsor CountyOrange CountyAddison CountyWashington CountyChittenden CountyLamoille CountyCaledonia CountyEssex CountyOrleans CountyFranklin CountyGrand Isle CountyVermont-county-map.gif





Extinct or Renamed Counties: Cumberland | Jefferson | Washington (old)
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Major Repositories

Vermont State Archives and Records Admninistration · Vermont Historical Society · New England Historic Genealogical Society · National Archives Northeast Region (Boston) · Allen County Public Library

Migration Routes

Chambly Canal · Champlain Canal · Connecticut River · Erie Canal · Hudson River · Lake Champlain

Research Tools

Did You Know?

  • Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches. For a list of churches in Vermont, see John Gordon Melton’s National Directory of Churches, Synagogues and Other Houses of Worship in United States Church Records.
  • State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
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Things you can do

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