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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
=== Quick Facts ===
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=== Quick Facts ===
{{Wikipedia|Bennington County, Vermont}}
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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*Arlington  
 
*Arlington  
*[[Bennington,_Bennington,_Vermont|Bennington]]  
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*[[Bennington, Bennington, Vermont|Bennington]]  
 
*Dorset  
 
*Dorset  
 
*Glastenbury  
 
*Glastenbury  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
===Archives and Libraries===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
 
=== Census  ===
 
=== Census  ===
====Federal ====
 
  
==== State ====
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==== Federal  ====
  
1785
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==== State  ====
  
=== Church History and Records ===
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1785
  
=== Court Records ===
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Court Records ===
  
 
=== Gazetteers  ===
 
=== Gazetteers  ===
===History===
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=== Land and Property ===
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=== History ===
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=== Land and Property ===
  
 
=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
  
=== Military History and Records ===
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
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*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=50&ci=20562 {{nowrap|North Adams, MA newspapers}}] (1895-1977) covering local news that included Windham County residents.<br>
 
*[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=50&ci=20562 {{nowrap|North Adams, MA newspapers}}] (1895-1977) covering local news that included Windham County residents.<br>
  
=== Probate Records ===
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=== Probate Records ===
  
 
There are two Bennington County Probate Districts  
 
There are two Bennington County Probate Districts  
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*'''Bennington District''' - Bennington, Glastenbury, Pownal, Readsboro, Searsburg, Shaftsbury, Stamford and Woodford.  
 
*'''Bennington District''' - Bennington, Glastenbury, Pownal, Readsboro, Searsburg, Shaftsbury, Stamford and Woodford.  
 
*'''Manchester District''' - Arlington, Dorset, Landgrove, Manchester, Peru, Rupert, Sandgate, Sunderland and Winhall.
 
*'''Manchester District''' - Arlington, Dorset, Landgrove, Manchester, Peru, Rupert, Sandgate, Sunderland and Winhall.
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Vermont, Bennington County, Manchester District, Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont, Bennington County Manchester District, Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
=== Taxation  ===
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
 
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Bennington Vermont Family History Center]]
 
*[[Bennington Vermont Family History Center]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtbennin/index.html The Bennington County VTGenWeb Project], an member of The VTGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vtbennin/index.html The Bennington County VTGenWeb Project], an member of The VTGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/benning.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/benning.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/vt/benning.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/vt/benning.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] (backup site)  

Revision as of 22:35, 1 February 2012

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County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Bennington County, Vermont

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

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Census

Federal

State

1785

Church History and Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

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.

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Vermont, Bennington County Manchester District, Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Family History Centers

Websites

References

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

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