Bennington County, Vermont Genealogy
|Bennington County, New Hampshire|
Location in the state of New Hampshire
Location of New Hampshire in the U.S.
|Founded||February 11, 1779|
|Address|| Bennington County Courthouse|
207 South Street, Bennington, VT 05201-2247
Bennington County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 Quick Facts
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies, Libraries and Museums
- 6 Websites
- 7 References
Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death and burial records; County Clerk has divorce records from 1899 and court records from 1861; Probate Judge has probate records
Towns Organized before 1800:
Created 11 February 1779 from the Colonial lands.
- Windham County was set off 22 February 1781.
Places / LocalitiesTowns:
Archives and Libraries
Courtesy of the Pownal Historical Society, Inc.:
Land and Property
Courtesy of The Pownal Historical Society, Inc.:
Courtesy of the Pownal Historical Society, Inc.
Courtesy of Pownal Historical Society, Inc.:
- Green Mountain Boys from Pownal | About the Green Mountain Boys
- American Revolution: Soldiers buried in Vermont
- Civil War: Vermont Volunteers
- Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has North Adams, MA newspapers (1895-1977) covering local news that included Windham County residents.
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:
Courtesy of the Pownal Historial Society, Inc.
Societies, Libraries and Museums
Family History Centers
- The Bennington County VTGenWeb Project, an member of The VTGenWeb Project
- The USGenWeb Archives Project
- The USGenWeb Archives Project (backup site)
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 698. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 394. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.