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Green Mountain State
Most unique genealogical features:
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.
Major RepositoriesVermont State Archives and Records Administration · Vermont Historical Society · New England Historic Genealogical Society · National Archives Northeast Region (Boston) · Allen County Public Library
- Join our group of Vermont researchers on Facebook & Skype
- Probate Files, 1791-1919 were added to FamilySearch Record Search. More than 200,000 images are currently available. More information at Vermont Probate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Vermont Land Records, Early to 1900 images are available online at FamilySearch Record Search. More information at Vermont Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- VTGenWeb Project provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.
- Vermont Trails to the Past is a small links-repository mostly to maps.
- County Creation Dates and Divisions showing dates they were created or renamed and counties created from older counties.
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:
- Vermont, Bennington County, Manchester District Estate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Vermont Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Vermont Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Vermont Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Vermont Enrolled Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Vermont Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Vermont Probate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Vermont Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Vermont, Washington County, Progbate Estate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Vermont, Windham County, Westminister District, Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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