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Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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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Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. <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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Hartford&nbsp;:Locations Azra Wyman grave -- Advent Christian Campground, behind Mt.Olivet cemetery,Rt.5 Center of Town -- Center of Town Rd at King's Highway Lat 43.660N Long 72.382W Christian Street -- Rt 5 opposite Dothan Brook School Lat 43.688N Long 72.32W Delano-Savage -- Jct of Rt 14 and Jericho St Lat 43.68664N Long 72.39921W Hartford(Point) -- Rt 14 near I-91 overpass Lat 43.656N Long 72.328W Mt. Olivet -- Rt 5 near Bugbee St Lat 43.662N Long 72.312W Potwin Family Lot -- Potwin property off Red Barn Rd, Quechee (private) Quechee -- Old Quechee Rd,Quechee Lat 43.647N Long 72.416W Russtown -- North Hartland Rd near N Hartland town line, east side Lat 43.613N Long 72.354W Simonds/Simons -- Old King's Highway (off Town Farm Rd West Hartford) Lat 43.678N Long 72.451W old St Anthony's -- South Main St,adjacent to South End (cremations only) South End -- South Main St,adjacent to old St Anthony's Potter's Field -- Old River Rd on Paronto property Tucker -- Rt 14 near Sharon town line Lat 43.7211N Long 72.4203W (on private property) West Hartford -- Rt 14 near W Hartford bridge Lat 43.715N Long 72.418W Wright's Tomb -- VA Cut-off Rd, White River Junction  
 
Hartford&nbsp;:Locations Azra Wyman grave -- Advent Christian Campground, behind Mt.Olivet cemetery,Rt.5 Center of Town -- Center of Town Rd at King's Highway Lat 43.660N Long 72.382W Christian Street -- Rt 5 opposite Dothan Brook School Lat 43.688N Long 72.32W Delano-Savage -- Jct of Rt 14 and Jericho St Lat 43.68664N Long 72.39921W Hartford(Point) -- Rt 14 near I-91 overpass Lat 43.656N Long 72.328W Mt. Olivet -- Rt 5 near Bugbee St Lat 43.662N Long 72.312W Potwin Family Lot -- Potwin property off Red Barn Rd, Quechee (private) Quechee -- Old Quechee Rd,Quechee Lat 43.647N Long 72.416W Russtown -- North Hartland Rd near N Hartland town line, east side Lat 43.613N Long 72.354W Simonds/Simons -- Old King's Highway (off Town Farm Rd West Hartford) Lat 43.678N Long 72.451W old St Anthony's -- South Main St,adjacent to South End (cremations only) South End -- South Main St,adjacent to old St Anthony's Potter's Field -- Old River Rd on Paronto property Tucker -- Rt 14 near Sharon town line Lat 43.7211N Long 72.4203W (on private property) West Hartford -- Rt 14 near W Hartford bridge Lat 43.715N Long 72.418W Wright's Tomb -- VA Cut-off Rd, White River Junction  
  
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Advent Christian Campground, behind Mt.Olivet cemetery,Rt.5&nbsp;  
 
Advent Christian Campground, behind Mt.Olivet cemetery,Rt.5&nbsp;  
  
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| Old King's Highway (off Town Farm Rd West Hartford) [http://atlas.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&formtype=address&latlongtype=degrees&latdeg=43&latmin=61&latsec=8&longdeg=-72&longmin=45&longsec=1 Lat 43.678N Long 72.451W] old St Anthony's, Addison County
 
| Old King's Highway (off Town Farm Rd West Hartford) [http://atlas.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&formtype=address&latlongtype=degrees&latdeg=43&latmin=61&latsec=8&longdeg=-72&longmin=45&longsec=1 Lat 43.678N Long 72.451W] old St Anthony's, Addison County
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Jct of Rt 14 and Jericho St [http://atlas.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&formtype=address&latlongtype=degrees&latdeg=43&latmin=68&latsec=66&longdeg=-72&longmin=39&longsec=92 Lat 43.68664N Long 72.39921W]  
 
Jct of Rt 14 and Jericho St [http://atlas.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?searchtype=address&formtype=address&latlongtype=degrees&latdeg=43&latmin=68&latsec=66&longdeg=-72&longmin=39&longsec=92 Lat 43.68664N Long 72.39921W]  
  
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===== Civil War<ref>History of Windsor County, Vermont, ed. by Lewis Cass Aldrich and Frank R. Holmes, (Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Col, 1891), Chapter 10, Windsor County During the War of the Rebellion, p. 110-177.</ref>  =====
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===== Civil War<ref>History of Windsor County, Vermont, ed. by Lewis Cass Aldrich and Frank R. Holmes, (Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Col, 1891), Chapter 10, Windsor County During the War of the Rebellion, p. 110-177.</ref>  =====
  
 
[http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/regiments.cfm First Vermont Regiment] was mustered into service May 2, 1861 with 782 men and mustered out in July 1861.  
 
[http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/regiments.cfm First Vermont Regiment] was mustered into service May 2, 1861 with 782 men and mustered out in July 1861.  
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<u>Birth: </u><br>1765-1908: Vermont, Births and Christening: Family Search https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675544 <br>1909-2008: Vermont Birth Records: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1605 <br>1981-2001: Vermont Birth: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8957 <br><u>Marriage: </u><br>1791-1974 Vermont Marriages: Family Search- Microfilm: 1675550 https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/<br>1909-2008: Marriage Records: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1606 <br>1981-1984, 1989-2001: Vermont Marriage index: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8956 <br><u>Death:</u><br>1871-1965 Vermont Deaths and Burials: Family Search https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675549 <br>1909-2008: Vermont Death Records: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1607 <br>1981-2001: Vermont Death index: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3269 <br>
  
 
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[http://www.google.com/books?id=E9MQ3gQJYr4C&pg=PA34&dq=union+village,+vermont&lr=&ei=SwmmSfzWKZLYlQT5tayKDg#PPR1,M1 ''A History of Royalton Vermont with Family Genealogies 1769-1911''] (Evelyn M. Wood Lovejoy 1911)  
 
[http://www.google.com/books?id=E9MQ3gQJYr4C&pg=PA34&dq=union+village,+vermont&lr=&ei=SwmmSfzWKZLYlQT5tayKDg#PPR1,M1 ''A History of Royalton Vermont with Family Genealogies 1769-1911''] (Evelyn M. Wood Lovejoy 1911)  
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Windsor County Courthouse
12 The Green,
Woodstock, VT 05091-1212
Mailing Address: PO Box 458,
Woodstock , VT 05091
Phone: 802-457-2121
Fax: 802-457-3446

County Clerk has divorce and city records from 1782;
Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial and land records;
Probate Judge has probate records

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Andover 1761,
Baltimore 1793,
Barnard 1761,
Bethel 1779,
Bridgewater 1761
,Cavendish 1761,
Chester 1754,
Hartford 1761,
Hartland 1761,
Ludlow 1761,
Norwich 1761,
Plymouth1761,
Pomfret 1761,
Reading 1761,
Royalton 1769,
Sharon 1761,
Springfield 1761,
Stockbridge 1761,
Weathersfield 1761,
Weston 1799,
Windsor 1761,
Woodstock 1761[1]

History

Parent County

Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns:

  • Andover
  • Baltimore
  • Barnard
  • Bethel
  • Bridgewater
  • Cavendish
  • Chester
  • Hartford
  • Hartland
  • Ludlow
  • Norwich
  • Plymouth
  • Pomfret
  • Reading
  • Rochester
  • Royalton
  • Sharon
  • Springfield
  • Stockbridge
  • Weathersfield
  • West Windsor
  • Weston
  • Windsor
  • Woodstock

Villages:

  • Ludlow
  • Perkinsville
  • Woodstock
  • Communities:
  • Ascutney
  • Brownsville
  • Chester Depot
  • Hartford
  • Lewiston
  • Plymouth Notch
  • Quechee
  • Springfield
  • Weathersfield Bow
  • Weathersfield Center
  • West Hartford
  • White River Junction
  • Wilder

Neighboring Counties

Addison | Bennington | Orange | Rutland | Windham | New Hampshire counties: Grafton | Sullivan

Resources

Cemeteries

Hartford :Locations Azra Wyman grave -- Advent Christian Campground, behind Mt.Olivet cemetery,Rt.5 Center of Town -- Center of Town Rd at King's Highway Lat 43.660N Long 72.382W Christian Street -- Rt 5 opposite Dothan Brook School Lat 43.688N Long 72.32W Delano-Savage -- Jct of Rt 14 and Jericho St Lat 43.68664N Long 72.39921W Hartford(Point) -- Rt 14 near I-91 overpass Lat 43.656N Long 72.328W Mt. Olivet -- Rt 5 near Bugbee St Lat 43.662N Long 72.312W Potwin Family Lot -- Potwin property off Red Barn Rd, Quechee (private) Quechee -- Old Quechee Rd,Quechee Lat 43.647N Long 72.416W Russtown -- North Hartland Rd near N Hartland town line, east side Lat 43.613N Long 72.354W Simonds/Simons -- Old King's Highway (off Town Farm Rd West Hartford) Lat 43.678N Long 72.451W old St Anthony's -- South Main St,adjacent to South End (cremations only) South End -- South Main St,adjacent to old St Anthony's Potter's Field -- Old River Rd on Paronto property Tucker -- Rt 14 near Sharon town line Lat 43.7211N Long 72.4203W (on private property) West Hartford -- Rt 14 near W Hartford bridge Lat 43.715N Long 72.418W Wright's Tomb -- VA Cut-off Rd, White River Junction

Smaller Cemeteries
Hartford :Locations Azra Wyman grave North Hartland Rd near N Hartland town line, east side Lat 43.613N Long 72.354W Simonds/Simons, Orange County 

Advent Christian Campground, behind Mt.Olivet cemetery,Rt.5 

Center of Town Cemetery

Old King's Highway (off Town Farm Rd West Hartford) Lat 43.678N Long 72.451W old St Anthony's, Addison County
Center of Town Rd at King's Highway Lat 43.660N Long 72.382W Christian Street, Windsor County  South Main St,adjacent to South End (cremations only) South End
Rt 5 opposite Dothan Brook School Lat 43.688N Long 72.32W Windsor County  South Main St,adjacent to old St Anthony's 

Delano Savage cemetery

Jct of Rt 14 and Jericho St Lat 43.68664N Long 72.39921W

Hartford(Point), Windsor County 

Potters Field Old River Rd on Paronto property

Tucker

Rt 14 near I-91 overpass Lat 43.656N Long 72.328W Mt. Olivet, Windsor County Rt 14 near Sharon town line Lat 43.7211N Long 72.4203W (on private property) West Hartford, Windsor County
Rt 5 near Bugbee St Lat 43.662N Long 72.312W Potwin Family Lot, Windsor County  Rt 14 near W Hartford bridge Lat 43.715N Long 72.418W Wright's Tomb, Windsor County
Potwin property off Red Barn Rd, Quechee (private) Quechee VA Cut-off Rd, White River Junction
Old Quechee Rd,Quechee Lat 43.647N Long 72.416W Russtown, Windsor

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Click History of Windsor County, Vermont to read this book on the Internet.

Click History of Windsor County, Vermont to find libraries with this book (WorldCat).

Maps

Military

Civil War[2]

First Vermont Regiment was mustered into service May 2, 1861 with 782 men and mustered out in July 1861.

Windsor County furnished 2 companies in the First Vermont Regiment
Company B, also known as Woodstock Light Infantry.  Most men came from the town of Woodstock.
Company E, also known as Cavendish Light Infantry.  Most men came from the town of Cavendish.

Second Vermont Regiment was muster in June 20,1861 and mustered out July 15, 1865.  Relatively few recruits were from Windsor County, and most were scattered through companies C, E, and I.

Third Vermont Regiment was mustered in July 16, 1861 and mustered out July 11, 1865.  Many men from Windsor enlisted in this regiment in all companies except company G.

Fourth Vermont Regiment was mustered in September 21, 1861.  Recruits for one year and recruits whose service would end before October 1, 1865 mustered out June 19, 1865.  Ther remainder of the regiment mustered out July 13, 1865.  Probably fewer Windsor men were in this regiment than in the 3rd Regiment.  Windsor men were in all companies.

Fifth Vermont Regiment was mustered in September 16, 1861. Non-veterans were mustered out October 14, 1864. The regiment mustered out June 29, 1865. Few Windsor County men were in this regiment.

Sixth Vermont Regiment was mustered in October 15, 1861 and mustered out June 26, 1865.  Original members, not veterans, were mustered out October 28, 1864. Recruits for one year, and recruits whose term of service would expire before October 1, 1865, were mustered out June 19, 1865.  It was attached to the First Vermont Brigade.  Men from various towns were scattered throughout the companies.

Much of the above information is from the book, History of Windsor County, Vermont, edited by Lewis Cass Aldrich and Frank R. Holmes, 1891. FHL Collection 974.365 H2a.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database can be searched by the name of the serviceman or by regimentthen name of the serviceman.

Newspapers

Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has North Adams, MA newspapers (1895-1977) covering local news that included Windsor County residents.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth:
1765-1908: Vermont, Births and Christening: Family Search https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675544
1909-2008: Vermont Birth Records: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1605
1981-2001: Vermont Birth: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8957
Marriage:
1791-1974 Vermont Marriages: Family Search- Microfilm: 1675550 https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/
1909-2008: Marriage Records: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1606
1981-1984, 1989-2001: Vermont Marriage index: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8956
Death:
1871-1965 Vermont Deaths and Burials: Family Search https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675549
1909-2008: Vermont Death Records: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1607
1981-2001: Vermont Death index: Ancestry http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3269

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), Windsor County, Vermont. Page 699 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. History of Windsor County, Vermont, ed. by Lewis Cass Aldrich and Frank R. Holmes, (Syracuse, N.Y.: D. Mason &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Col, 1891), Chapter 10, Windsor County During the War of the Rebellion, p. 110-177.

A History of Royalton Vermont with Family Genealogies 1769-1911 (Evelyn M. Wood Lovejoy 1911)