Windsor County, Vermont Genealogy

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County Courthouse


Parent County

Created 22 February 1781 from the Colonial lands. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places


  • Andover
  • Baltimore
  • Barnard
  • Bethel
  • Bridgewater
  • Cavendish
  • Chester
  • Hartford
  • Hartland
  • Ludlow
  • Norwich
  • Plymouth
  • Pomfret
  • Reading
  • Rochester
  • Royalton
  • Sharon
  • Springfield
  • Stockbridge
  • Weathersfield
  • West Windsor
  • Weston
  • Windsor
  • Woodstock


  • Ludlow
  • Perkinsville
  • Woodstock
  • Communities:
  • Ascutney
  • Brownsville
  • Chester Depot
  • Hartford
  • Lewiston
  • Plymouth Notch
  • Quechee
  • Springfield
  • Weathersfield Bow
  • Weathersfield Center
  • West Hartford
  • White River Junction
  • Wilder

Neighboring Counties

Addison | Bennington | Orange | Rutland | Windham | New Hampshire counties: Grafton | Sullivan



Hartford :Locations Azra Wyman grave -- Advent Christian Campground, behind Mt.Olivet cemetery,Rt.5 Center of Town -- Center of Town Rd at King's Highway Lat 43.660N Long 72.382W Christian Street -- Rt 5 opposite Dothan Brook School Lat 43.688N Long 72.32W Delano-Savage -- Jct of Rt 14 and Jericho St Lat 43.68664N Long 72.39921W Hartford(Point) -- Rt 14 near I-91 overpass Lat 43.656N Long 72.328W Mt. Olivet -- Rt 5 near Bugbee St Lat 43.662N Long 72.312W Potwin Family Lot -- Potwin property off Red Barn Rd, Quechee (private) Quechee -- Old Quechee Rd,Quechee Lat 43.647N Long 72.416W Russtown -- North Hartland Rd near N Hartland town line, east side Lat 43.613N Long 72.354W Simonds/Simons -- Old King's Highway(off Town Farm Rd West Hartford) Lat 43.678N Long 72.451W old St Anthony's -- South Main St,adjacent to South End (cremations only) South End -- South Main St,adjacent to old St Anthony's Potter's Field -- Old River Rd on Paronto property Tucker -- Rt 14 near Sharon town line Lat 43.7211N Long 72.4203W (on private property) West Hartford -- Rt 14 near W Hartford bridge Lat 43.715N Long 72.418W Wright's Tomb -- VA Cut-off Rd, White River Junction





Local Histories



Civil War

First Vermont Regiment was mustered into service May 2, 1861 with 782 men and mustered out in July 1861.

Windsor County furnished 2 companies in the First Vermont Regiment
Company B, also known as Woodstock Light Infantry.  Most men came from the town of Woodstock. Roster.
Company E, also known as Cavendish Light Infantry.  Most men came from the town of Cavendish. Roster.

One man died, Dana H. Whitney, of Company B, on July 22, 1861 between Newport News and Hampton.




Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 181. [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].

A History of Royalton Vermont with Family Genealogies 1769-1911 (Evelyn M. Wood Lovejoy 1911)