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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Washington County'''  
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Guide to '''Washington County, Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont Genealogy|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Washington County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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| state = Vermont
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| founded year = 1814
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| founded date = November 8
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| seat = [[Montpelier, Vermont|Montpelier]]
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| building address = Washington County Courthouse<br>65 State Street, <br>Montpelier, VT 05601-0426 <br>Mailing Address: P.O. Box 426, <br>Montpelier, VT 05601-0426 <br>Phone: 802-223-2091<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Washington-County-Vermont-Courts.htm '''Washington County Website'''] }}
  
[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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=== County Courthouse ===
  
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''''' has divorce and court records; '''''Probate Court''''' has probate records; '''''Town and City Clerks''''' 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>  
  
== History  ==
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=== Brief History  ===
  
 
==== 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;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/50140092referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/vermont/ "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps"] (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Places / Localities  ===
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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Montpelier  
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[[Montpelier, Vermont|Montpelier]]
  
 
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'''Towns:'''  
 
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*Barre Town  
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*{{AutoLink|Barre Town, Vermont|Barre Town}}
*Berlin  
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*{{AutoLink|Berlin, Vermont|Berlin}}
*Cabot  
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*{{AutoLink|Cabot, Vermont|Cabot}}
*Calais  
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*{{AutoLink|Calais, Vermont|Calais}}
*Duxbury  
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*{{AutoLink|Duxbury, Vermont|Duxbury}}
*East Montpelier  
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*{{AutoLink|East Montpelier, Vermont|East Montpelier}}
*Fayston  
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*{{AutoLink|Fayston, Vermont|Fayston}}
*Marshfield  
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*{{AutoLink|Marshfield, Vermont|Marshfield}}
*Middlesex
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*Moretown  
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*{{AutoLink|Moretown, Vermont|Moretown}}
*Northfield  
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*{{AutoLink|Northfield, Vermont|Northfield}}
*Plainfield  
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*{{AutoLink|Plainfield, Vermont|Plainfield}}
*Roxbury  
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*{{AutoLink|Roxbury, Vermont|Roxbury}}
*Waitsfield  
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*{{AutoLink|Waitsfield, Vermont|Waitsfield}}
*Warren  
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*{{AutoLink|Warren, Vermont|Warren}}
*Waterbury  
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*{{AutoLink|Waterbury, Vermont|Waterbury}}
*Woodbury  
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*{{AutoLink|Woodbury, Vermont|Woodbury}}
*Worcester
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*{{AutoLink|Worcester, Vermont|Worcester}}
  
 
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'''Villages:'''  
 
'''Villages:'''  
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[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 Genealogy|Addison]] | [[Caledonia County, Vermont Genealogy|Caledonia]] | [[Chittenden County, Vermont Genealogy|Chittenden]] | [[Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy|Lamoille]] | [[Orange County, Vermont Genealogy|Orange]]  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=108029 Hope Cemetery, Barre] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=108029 Hope Cemetery, Barre] BillionGraves
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
 
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==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
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[[Image:Vtwashington.jpg|900px|Vtwashington.jpg]]
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Regiments and Companies:
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry|2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry]]
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:- [[4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry|4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry]], Companies G, H and K
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:- [[13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry|13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry]]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
  
 
'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/vt-vital-records/ How to order Vermont Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for Vermont <a title="Vermont Birth Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/birth_form.aspx" target="_blank">Birth Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Marriage Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/marriage_form.aspx" target="_blank">Marriage Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Divorce Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/divorce_form.aspx" target="_blank">Divorce Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Death Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/deathcert_form.aspx" target="_blank">Death Certificate</a> Applications to mail.
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/vt-society-archive/ Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
 
*[[Montpelier Vermont Family History Center]]
 
*[[Montpelier Vermont Family History Center]]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Washington|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Washington County  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/washington-county/ Washington County, VT History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/108557721566275012624 Vermont Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/221057387934883/ Vermont Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Washington|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Washington County  
 
*[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. <br>
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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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Latest revision as of 03:40, 6 February 2015

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

United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Washington County

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Online Records


Washington County, Vermont
Map
Map of Vermont highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Vermont
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

For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps" (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

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

Vtwashington.jpg

Military Records

Civil War

Regiments and Companies:

- 2nd Regiment, Vermont Infantry
- 4th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Companies G, H and K
- 13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

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

See also How to order Vermont Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Vermont <a title="Vermont Birth Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/birth_form.aspx" target="_blank">Birth Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Marriage Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/marriage_form.aspx" target="_blank">Marriage Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Divorce Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/divorce_form.aspx" target="_blank">Divorce Certificate</a>, <a title="Vermont Death Certificate Application" href="http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/deathcert_form.aspx" target="_blank">Death Certificate</a> Applications to mail.

Societies and Libraries

See also a List of Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center. 

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.

 

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