Ferrisburgh, Vermont

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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Addison Gotoarrow.png Ferrisburgh

Brief History

The charter for Ferrisburgh was granted on June 24, 1762. The main village of Ferrisburg got a post office called Ferrisburgh in 1850. In 1892, the h was dropped, as it was most everywhere in the US at the urging of the postal service. Recent years have seen that spelling coming back into use for the entire town.  [1] [2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

  • Ferrisburgh : a scrapbook of memories, Ferrisburgh Bicentennial Committee, 1976 - find this book in a library.
  • Around the mountains : historical essays about Charlotte, Ferrisburgh, and Monkton, William Wallace Higbee; Kathleen McKinley Harris; Mary G Lighthall (1991) - find this book in a library.

Vital Records

Probate Records

The probate district for Ferrisburgh is Addison.
Addison Probate Court
7 Mahady Court
Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: (802) 388-2612

City Directories

Maps

1871 map of Ferrisburgh Township

Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Ferrisburgh. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Addison County, website at this link.  

Churches

Town Records

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1811-1999 at FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Ferrisburgh Town Clerk's Office. These include Deeds, 1787-1852; index to deeds, 1793-1913Town records, v. 1-3, 1759-1872, and Records of births, marriages, deaths, 1857-1999; indexes to marriages, births, deaths, 1759-1999.

Ferrisburgh Town Offices
3279 Route 7
PO Box 6
Ferrisburgh, VT 05456
Phone: (802) 877-3429
E-mail: ferrisburghclerk@comcast.net
Website: http://www.ferrisburghvt.org/

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

Rutland Herald

Libraries and Historical Societies

Ferrisburgh Historical Society
PO Box 85
Ferrisburgh, VT 05456
Historical Society Website Link

References