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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 11 February 1779 from the Colonial lands. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&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 11 February 1779 from the Colonial lands. <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtbennin/index.html The Bennington County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183699&subject_disp=Vermont%2C+Bennington&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org] Family History Library catalog for Bennington County
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/benning.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtbennin/index.html The Bennington County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/vt/benning.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/benning.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Bennington County
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=183699&subject_disp=Vermont%2C+Bennington&columns=*,0,0 FamilySearch.org]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 16:04, 28 September 2010

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

Created 11 February 1779 from the Colonial lands. [1]


Boundary Changes

  • Windham County was set off 22 February 1781.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns:

  • Arlington
  • Bennington
  • Dorset
  • Glastenbury
  • Landgrove
  • Manchester
  • Peru
  • Pownal
  • Readsboro
  • Rupert
  • Sandgate
  • Searsburg
  • Shaftsbury
  • Stamford
  • Sunderland
  • Winhall
  • Woodford

Neighboring Counties

Rutland | Windsor | Windham | Massachusetts Counties: Berkshire | Franklin | New York Counties: Rensselaer | Washington

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

1785

Church

Court

Gazetteers

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

There are two Bennington County Probate Districts

  • Bennington District - Bennington, Glastenbury, Pownal, Readsboro, Searsburg, Shaftsbury, Stamford and Woodford.
  • Manchester District - Arlington, Dorset, Landgrove, Manchester, Peru, Rupert, Sandgate, Sunderland and Winhall.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
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