Washington County, Vermont Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
Washington County Courthouse <br>65 State Street, Montpelier, VT <br>Mailing Address: P.O. Box 426, Montpelier, VT 05601-0426 <br>802-223-2091  
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Washington-County-Vermont-Courts.htm 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  
  
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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
  
Washington County; PO Box 426; Montpelier, VT 05602-0426; Ph. 802.223.2091 Details: (Formerly Jefferson Co. Name changed to Washington 8 Nov 1814) (Secretary of State, Montpelier has b, m &amp; d rec; Co Clk has div &amp; ct rec; Pro Ct has pro rec; Twn &amp; City Clks have land rec) 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 www.rootsweb.com/~vtwashin/index.htm<br>
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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), Washington County, Vermont. Page 699 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*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;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;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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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=108029 Hope Cemetery, Barre] BillionGraves  
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*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries%20of%20VT/washington.htm#top List of Washington County Cemeteries]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=108029 Hope Cemetery, Barre] BillionGraves
  
 
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
  
[[Vermont,_Washington_County,_Probate_Estate_Files_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Vermont, Washington County, Probate Estate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Revision as of 23:40, 7 January 2013

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Online Records


Contents

County Courthouse

Washington County Courthouse
65 State Street,
Montpelier, VT 05601-0426 
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 426,
Montpelier, VT 05601-0426
Phone: 802-223-2091

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]

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

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), Washington County, Vermont. Page 699 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.