Vermont Genealogy

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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]].
 
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Revision as of 22:05, 17 November 2011

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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:  Albany · Charlotte · Cumberland · Gloucester · Jefferson · Washington (old)

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Major Repositories

Vermont State Archives and Records Administration · 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

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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. 

Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:

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