Washington County, Vermont Genealogy

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| building address = Washington County Courthouse<br>65 State Street, <br>Montpelier, VT 05601-0426&nbsp;<br>Mailing Address: P.O. Box 426, <br>Montpelier, VT 05601-0426 <br>Phone:&nbsp;802-223-2091<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Washington-County-Vermont-Courts.htm  '''Washington County Website'''] }}
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| building address = Washington County Courthouse<br>65 State Street, <br>Montpelier, VT 05601-0426&nbsp;<br>Mailing Address: P.O. Box 426, <br>Montpelier, VT 05601-0426 <br>Phone:&nbsp;802-223-2091<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Washington-County-Vermont-Courts.htm  '''Washington County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Secretary of State, Montpelier has birth, marriage <br>and death records;&nbsp;County Clerk has divorce and <br>court records; Probate Court has probate records; <br>Town and City Clerks have land records  
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'''''Secretary of State''''', Montpelier has birth, marriage and death records; '''''County Clerk&nbsp;''''' has divorce and court records; '''''Probate Court&nbsp;''''' has probate records; '''''Town and City Clerks&nbsp;''''' have land records  
  
Towns Organized Before 1800: <br>Barre 1781,<br>Berlin 1763,<br>Calais 1781,<br>Duxbury 1763,<br>Marshfield 1782,<br>Middlesex 1763,<br>Montpelier 1781,<br>Moretown 1763, <br>Northfield 1781,<br>Plainfield 1797,<br>Roxbury 1781,<br>Waitsfield 1782,<br>Warren 1780,<br>Waterbury 1763,<br>Worcester 1763<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Washington 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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'''Towns Organized Before 1800:''' <br>Barre 1781,<br>Berlin 1763,<br>Calais 1781,<br>Duxbury 1763,<br>Marshfield 1782,<br>Middlesex 1763,<br>Montpelier 1781,<br>Moretown 1763, <br>Northfield 1781,<br>Plainfield 1797,<br>Roxbury 1781,<br>Waitsfield 1782,<br>Warren 1780,<br>Waterbury 1763,<br>Worcester 1763<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 699 Washington County, Vermont. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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*Renamed 8 November 1814 from Jefferson County, Vermont. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;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>
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*Renamed 8 November 1814 from Jefferson County, Vermont. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;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>
  
 
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[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]] | [[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia]] | [[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] | [[Orange County, Vermont|Orange]]  
 
[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]] | [[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia]] | [[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] | [[Orange County, Vermont|Orange]]  
  
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Revision as of 17:01, 8 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Washington County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Vermont
Online Records
Washington County, New Hampshire
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting New Hampshire
Location of New Hampshire in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 8, 1814
County Seat Montpelier
Courthouse
Address Washington County Courthouse
65 State Street,
Montpelier, VT 05601-0426 
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 426,
Montpelier, VT 05601-0426
Phone: 802-223-2091
Washington County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Secretary of State, Montpelier has birth, marriage and death records; County Clerk  has divorce and court records; Probate Court  has probate records; Town and City Clerks  have land records

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Barre 1781,
Berlin 1763,
Calais 1781,
Duxbury 1763,
Marshfield 1782,
Middlesex 1763,
Montpelier 1781,
Moretown 1763,
Northfield 1781,
Plainfield 1797,
Roxbury 1781,
Waitsfield 1782,
Warren 1780,
Waterbury 1763,
Worcester 1763[1]

Brief History

Parent County

  • Renamed 8 November 1814 from Jefferson County, Vermont. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

VermontWashington CountyAddison CountyOrange CountyCaledonia CountyLamoille CountyChittenden CountyWoodburyCabotWorcesterCalaisMarshfieldWaterburyMiddlesexEast MontpelierMontpelierPlainfieldBarreBerlinMoretownDuxburyFaystonWaitsfieldNorthfieldWarrenRoxburyStarksboroLincolnRiptonGranvilleHancockRochesterBraintreeRandolphTunbridgeBrookfieldChelseaVershireWilliamstownWashingtonCorinthBradfordNewburyTopshamOrangeGrotonRyegateBarnetPeachamDanvilleWaldenStannardWheelockGreensboroHardwickWolcottElmoreMorristownStoweCambridgeWestfordUnderhillEssexJerichoBoltonRichmondHuntingtonBuel's Gore
Modern town borders in Washington County, Vermont.

Cities:

Barre City

Montpelier

Towns:

  • Barre Town
  • Berlin
  • Cabot
  • Calais
  • Duxbury
  • East Montpelier
  • Fayston
  • Marshfield
  • Middlesex
  • Moretown
  • Northfield
  • Plainfield
  • Roxbury
  • Waitsfield
  • Warren
  • Waterbury
  • Woodbury
  • Worcester

Villages:

  • Cabot
  • Marshfield
  • Northfield
  • Waterbury

Communities:

  • Adamant
  • Graniteville-East Barre
  • South Barre
  • Tangletown

Neighboring Counties

Addison | Caledonia | Chittenden | Lamoille | Orange

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Vermont, Washington County, Probate Estate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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