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Guide to '''Washington County Vermont genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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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;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;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]]
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[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]] | [[Caledonia County, Vermont|Caledonia]] | [[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont|Lamoille]] | [[Orange County, Vermont|Orange]]  
  
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtwashin/ The Washington County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtwashin/ The Washington County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/washing.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/washing.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Washington County  
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nekg3/nekg-townreports.htm Northeast KIngdom Genealogy] for the counties of Caledonia, Essex, and Orleans. It also has some limited information for some surrounding areas.  
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nekg3/nekg-townreports.htm Northeast KIngdom Genealogy] for the counties of Caledonia, Essex, and Orleans. It also has some limited information for some surrounding areas.
  
 
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Revision as of 02:02, 19 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Washington County

Guide to Washington County Vermont genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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:

Villages:

  • Cabot
  • Marshfield
  • Northfield
  • Waterbury

Communities:

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

Neighboring Counties

Addison | Caledonia | Chittenden | Lamoille | Orange

Resources

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Military Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

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.