Johnson, Vermont

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Brief History

Johnson was charatered on January 2, 1792 by the Vermont Legislature.  The town is perhaps most well known as the location of Johnson State College and Johnson Woollen Mills.  [1]  [2]

Historical Data

Inventory of the town, village and city archives of Vermont, no. 8, Lamoille County, vol. VI, Town of Johnson - view a digital version of this document online.

Town Histories

Vital Records

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Military Records

Johnson, Vermont Enrolled Militia Records, 1863, are available on FamilySearch.

Probate Records

The probate district for Johnson is Lamoille.
Lamoille Probate Court
154 Main St.
PO Box 570
Hyde Park, VT 05655
Phone: (802) 888-3306

Church Records

City Directories

Maps

1878 map of Johnson

Cemeteries

The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Johnson. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Lamoille County, website at this link.  

  • Bidwell-French Hill Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Evergreen Ledge Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Lamoille View Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Plot Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Saint Johns Catholic Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Whitting Hill Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Johnson, Vermont Cemetery Records, 1800-1880, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Order film online.

Town Records 

Johnson Town Clerk
293 Lower Main St. West
Johnson, VT 05656
Phone: (802) 635-2611
Website: http://townofjohnson.com/

Newspapers

Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

New and Citizen

Libraries and Historical Societies

Johnson Public Library
7 Library St.
Johnson, VT 05656
Phone: (802) 635-7141
Johnson Public Library on Facebook

Johnson Historical Society

Johnson Historical Society Website
Johnson Historical Society on Facebook

References

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