Wardsboro, Vermont

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United States Gotoarrow.png Vermont Gotoarrow.png Windham Gotoarrow.png Wardsboro

Brief History

Wardsboro was chartered on November 7, 1780 by the Vermont Legislature. In 1788, it was divided into North and South Districts, the latter becoming present-day Dover in 1810. The town includes the villages of Wardsboro Center, West Wardsboro, and South Wardsboro.  [1][2]

Historical Data

Town Histories

Return to Yesterday : a History of Wardsboro, Vermont, by C. S. Streeter (1980) - find this book in a library.

Military Records

Military discharges, 1945-1956, Town of Wardsboro, VT are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Order film online.

Vital Records

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

Probate Records

The probate district for Wardsboro is Marlboro.
Marlboro Probate Court
80 Flat St, Suite 104
Brattleboro, VT 05301
Phone: (802) 257-2898

City Directories

Maps

1869 map of Wardsboro

Cemeteries

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

Cemetery records, 1793-1869, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Order film online.

Wardsboro, Vermont, cemetery records 1790-1870, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Order film online.

Churches

Congregational Church records, v. 1-2, 1793-1859 are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Order film online.

Town Records

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1782-1972, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Wardsboro Town Clerk's Office. These include Wardsboro, Vermont, vital records 1883-2002 and indexes ca. 1900-1972. and Deeds/land records, 1787-1901; index to deeds, 1787-1917.

Wardsboro Town Clerk
71 Main St.
Wardsboro, VT 05355
Phone: (802) 896-6055
Email: wardsborotownoffice@myfairpoint.net

Newspapers

Brattleboro Reformer

Libraries and Historical Societies

Wardsboro Public Library
170 Main St.
P. O. Box 157
Wardsboro, VT 05355
Phone: (802) 896-6988
Website: Wardsboro Public Library

References

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