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| width="30%" | <br>'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''  
 
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Vermont Counties Map|click here]].  
 
'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Vermont Counties Map|click here]].  
  
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*[[Addison County, Vermont|Addison]]  
 
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*[[Bennington County, Vermont|Bennington]]  
 
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Albany County, Vermont|Albany]]{{·}} [[Charlotte County, Vermont|Charlotte]]{{·}} [[Cumberland County, Vermont|Cumberland]]{{·}} [[Gloucester County, Vermont|Gloucester]]{{·}} [[Jefferson County, Vermont|Jefferson]]{{·}} [[Washington (old) County, Vermont|Washington (old)]]<br><br> [[Image:Vermont.png|right|200px]]  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Albany County, Vermont|Albany]]{{·}} [[Charlotte County, Vermont|Charlotte]]{{·}} [[Cumberland County, Vermont|Cumberland]]{{·}} [[Gloucester County, Vermont|Gloucester]]{{·}} [[Jefferson County, Vermont|Jefferson]]{{·}} [[Washington (old) County, Vermont|Washington (old)]]<br><br>[[Image:Vermont.png|right|537px]]  
  
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
 
=== Major Repositories  ===
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=== Migration Routes  ===
 
=== Migration Routes  ===
  
[[Chambly Canal]]{{·}} [[Champlain Canal]]{{·}} [[Connecticut River]]{{·}} [[Erie Canal]]{{·}} [[Hudson River]]{{·}} [[Lake Champlain]]  
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=== Research Tools  ===
 
=== Research Tools  ===
  
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*Join our group of Vermont researchers on [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vermont-Genealogy-Research-Community/215080775207397 Facebook] &amp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community Skype]  
 
*Join our group of Vermont researchers on [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vermont-Genealogy-Research-Community/215080775207397 Facebook] &amp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Join_a_Skype_Research_Community Skype]  
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*Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches. For a list of churches in Vermont, see John Gordon Melton’s ''National Directory of Churches, Synagogues and Other Houses of Worship'' in [[United States Church Records]].
 
*Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches. For a list of churches in Vermont, see John Gordon Melton’s ''National Directory of Churches, Synagogues and Other Houses of Worship'' in [[United States Church Records]].
  
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*State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.
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*State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families.&nbsp;
  
=== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections ===
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'''Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:'''
  
Online collection containing these records are located in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list &nbsp;FamilySearch.org.]
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*[[Vermont,_Bennington_County,_Manchester_District,_Probates_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Vermont, Bennington County, School Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Vermont Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:
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*[[Vermont Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[Vermont Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Vermont Enrolled Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Enrolled Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Vermont Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Land Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Vermont Probate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Probate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Vermont Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Vermont, Windham County, Westminster District Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Vermont, Windham County, Westminister District, Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*[[Vermont_Probate_Files_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Vermont Probate Files (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont_Vital_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Vermont Vital Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Vermont,_Windham_County,_Westminster_District_Probates_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|Vermont, Windham County, Westminister District, Probates (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
  
 
=== Things you can do  ===
 
=== Things you can do  ===
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
  
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Revision as of 20:05, 27 October 2011

Vermont Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Vermont Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources


United States  Gotoarrow.png  Vermont

Vermont's fall foliage.
Welcome to Vermont,
Green Mountain State

Most unique genealogical features:

Vermont Counties

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.


Bennington CountyWindham CountyRutland CountyWindsor CountyOrange CountyAddison CountyWashington CountyChittenden CountyLamoille CountyCaledonia CountyEssex CountyOrleans CountyFranklin CountyGrand Isle CountyVermont-county-map.gif





Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Albany · Charlotte · Cumberland · Gloucester · Jefferson · Washington (old)

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Major Repositories

Vermont State Archives and Records Administration · Vermont Historical Society · New England Historic Genealogical Society · National Archives Northeast Region (Boston) · Allen County Public Library

Migration Routes

Chambly Canal · Champlain Canal · Connecticut River · Erie Canal · Hudson River · Lake Champlain

Research Tools

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Did You Know?

  • Before 1900 the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, and Roman Catholic churches. For a list of churches in Vermont, see John Gordon Melton’s National Directory of Churches, Synagogues and Other Houses of Worship in United States Church Records.


  • State, county, and town histories often contain biographical sketches of local citizens, including important genealogical information. This may be one of the best sources of information for some families. 

Wiki articles describing these collections are found at:

Things you can do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: