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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Grand Isle County'''  
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Guide to '''Grand Isle County, Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont Genealogy|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Grand Isle County'''
  
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{{Click|Image:VT_ORP.png|Vermont Online Genealogy Records}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Grand Isle County
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| county_map = Vt-grand-isle.png
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| state = Vermont
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| founded year = 1802
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| founded date = November 9
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| seat = [[North Hero, Vermont|North Hero]]
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| building address = Grand Isle County Courthouse<br> Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7, <br>North Hero, VT 05474-0007 <br>802-372-8350 <br>Fax: 802-372-3221<br>[http://grandislevt.org/ '''Grand Isle County Website'''] }}
  
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
[http://grandislevt.org/ Grand Isle County Courthouse ]<br>Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7, <br>North Hero, VT 05474-0007 <br>802-372-8350 <br>Fax: 802-372-3221
 
  
 
'''''Probate judge&nbsp;''''' has probate records; '''''town clerks''''' have birth, marriage, death and land records<br><br>'''Towns Organized Before 1800:''' <br>Alburgh 1781, <br>Grand Isle 1779, <br>Isles La Motte 1779, <br>North Hero 1779, <br>South Hero 1779<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 698. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
'''''Probate judge&nbsp;''''' has probate records; '''''town clerks''''' have birth, marriage, death and land records<br><br>'''Towns Organized Before 1800:''' <br>Alburgh 1781, <br>Grand Isle 1779, <br>Isles La Motte 1779, <br>North Hero 1779, <br>South Hero 1779<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 698. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created 9 November 1802 from [[Franklin County, Vermont|Franklin]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;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 9 November 1802 from [[Franklin County, Vermont Genealogy|Franklin]] County. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/vermont/ "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps"] (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
<div style="float: left; width: 147%">[[Image:{{VTGrandIsleCoTownsMap}}]]
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Places / Localities  ===
 
=== Places / Localities  ===
  
'''Towns:'''  
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{{VTGrandIsleCoTownsMap}}
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'''Towns'''  
  
*[[Alburgh, Vermont|Alburgh]]
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*{{AutoLink|Alburgh, Vermont|Alburgh}}
*Grand Isle  
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*{{AutoLink|Grand Isle, Vermont|Grand Isle}}
*Isle La Motte  
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*{{AutoLink|Isle La Motte, Vermont|Isle La Motte}}
*North Hero  
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*{{AutoLink|North Hero, Vermont|North Hero}}
*South Hero
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*{{AutoLink|South Hero, Vermont|South Hero}}
  
'''Village:'''  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Towns'''
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*{{AutoLink|Middle Hero, Vermont|Middle Hero}}<ref>[http://all-ancestors.com/vermonttowns/vermontm.htm Land Grants That Became the Towns of Vermont - M] at ''All Ancestors'' (Internet site)(accessed 4 April 2013).</ref>
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*{{AutoLink|Two Heroes, Vermont|Two Heroes}}<ref>Michael J. Leclerc, ''Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research'', 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 395. {{WorldCat|779626228|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1967587|item|disp=FHL Book 974 D27g 2012}}.</ref>
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'''Village'''  
  
 
*Alburgh
 
*Alburgh
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Chittenden County, Vermont|Chittenden ]]| [[Franklin County, Vermont|Franklin ]]| [[Clinton County, New York|Clinton County]], New York | [[Missisquoi County, Quebec|Missisquoi County]], Quebec  
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[[Chittenden County, Vermont Genealogy|Chittenden ]]| [[Franklin County, Vermont Genealogy|Franklin ]]| [[Clinton County, New York Genealogy|Clinton County]], New York | [[Missisquoi County, Quebec|Missisquoi County]], Quebec  
  
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
  
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*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries%20of%20VT/grandisle.htm#top List of Grand Isle County Cemeteries]  
 
*[http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries%20of%20VT/grandisle.htm#top List of Grand Isle County Cemeteries]  
*[[Vermontcemeteries.wordpress.com/tag/alburgh-2/|Blog about Grand Isle Cemeteries]]
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*[https://vermontcemeteries.wordpress.com/tag/alburgh-2/ Blog about Grand Isle Cemeteries]
  
 
==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Vtgrandisle.jpg|900px|Vtgrandisle.jpg]]
  
 
==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1749 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9084 Vermont Wills and Probate Records 1749-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1800 – 1921''' {{RecordSearch|1435692|Vermont Probate Files 1800-1921}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/vt-vital-records/ How to order Vermont Vital Records], [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ordervitalcertificate/ order electronically online] or download an application for the following Vermont certificates:
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*[http://healthvermont.gov/research/records/birth_form.aspx Birth Certificate], 
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*[http://healthvermont.gov/research/records/marriage_form.aspx Marriage Certificate] ,
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*[http://healthvermont.gov/research/records/divorce_form.aspx Divorce Certificate],
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*[http://www.healthvermont.gov/research/records/civildiss_form.aspx Civil Union Dissolution Certificate], or
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*[http://healthvermont.gov/research/records/deathcert_form.aspx Death Certificate]
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Downloadable applications from Vermont Department of Health.
  
 
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
 
=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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'''Grand Isle Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 23<br> Grand Isle, VT 05458<br>Telephone: 802-372-4058<br><br>
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'''Alburgh Historical Society, Inc.'''<br> Alburg Public Library<br> PO Box 453<br> 165 Main Street<br> Alburgh, VT 05440<br>Telephone: 802-796-4144 or 802-796-3547<br><br>
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'''Isle La Motte Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 18<br> Isle La Motte, VT 05463 <br>Telephone: 802-928-3077<br><br>
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'''North Hero Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 175<br>North Hero, VT 05474<br>Telephone: 802-372-5544<br><br>
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'''Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Historical Society'''<br>[http://vermonthistory.org/community/league-of-local-societies-and-museums-directory/franklin-grand-isle-counties Website]<br>
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/vt-society-archive/ Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
  
*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Grand+Isle|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} Family History Library catalog for Grand Isle County  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/vermont/grand-isle-county/ Grand Isle County, VT History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/108557721566275012624 Vermont Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/221057387934883/ Vermont Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*{{FHL|Vermont%2C+Grand+Isle|subject|disp=FamilySearch.org}} FamilySearch Catalog for Grand Isle County  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/GenWebGrndisleCounty.html The Grand Isle County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/GenWebGrndisleCounty.html The Grand Isle County VTGenWeb Project], an member of [[VTGenWeb|The VTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/grand.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Grand Isle County
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/vt/grand.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Grand Isle County
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Latest revision as of 05:29, 12 September 2016

Guide to Grand Isle County, Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Grand Isle County, Vermont
Map
Map of Vermont highlighting Grand Isle County
Location in the state of Vermont
Facts
Founded November 9, 1802
County Seat North Hero
Courthouse
Address Grand Isle County Courthouse
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 7,
North Hero, VT 05474-0007
802-372-8350
Fax: 802-372-3221
Grand Isle County Website


County Courthouse

Probate judge  has probate records; town clerks have birth, marriage, death and land records

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Alburgh 1781,
Grand Isle 1779,
Isles La Motte 1779,
North Hero 1779,
South Hero 1779[1]

History

Parent County

Created 9 November 1802 from Franklin County. [1]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps" (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities


Towns

Extinct or Renamed Towns

Village

  • Alburgh

Neighboring Counties

Chittenden | Franklin | Clinton County, New York | Missisquoi County, Quebec












Resources

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Gazetteers

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Vtgrandisle.jpg

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Grand Isle County for European settlers included:[4]

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Town Records

"Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"  Browse images.  Description: Vital and town records acquired from local town clerk offices.  Source Information: Town officials in Vermont. Vermont Town Records. Town halls in Vermont.  

Grand Isle County: Alburg, Grand Isle, North Hero, South Hero

Vital Records

See also How to order Vermont Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for the following Vermont certificates:

Downloadable applications from Vermont Department of Health.

Societies and Libraries

Grand Isle Historical Society
PO Box 23
Grand Isle, VT 05458
Telephone: 802-372-4058

Alburgh Historical Society, Inc.
Alburg Public Library
PO Box 453
165 Main Street
Alburgh, VT 05440
Telephone: 802-796-4144 or 802-796-3547

Isle La Motte Historical Society
PO Box 18
Isle La Motte, VT 05463
Telephone: 802-928-3077

North Hero Historical Society
PO Box 175
North Hero, VT 05474
Telephone: 802-372-5544

Franklin and Grand Isle Counties Historical Society
Website

See also a List of Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 698. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content
  2. Land Grants That Became the Towns of Vermont - M at All Ancestors (Internet site)(accessed 4 April 2013).
  3. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 395. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists, 847-61.