Vermont, Town Records, 1850-2005 is a free collection at FamilySearch with an index and images of births, marriages, and deaths from various counties and towns in Vermont. This is a smaller collection with just over 50,000 records.

 

Vermont Counties and Towns included

in this 1850-2005 Vital Records Index

 

  • Bennington County: Winhall
  • Caledonia County: Hardwick, Stannard
  • Chittenden County: Bolton, Burlington, Charlotte, Hinesburg, Huntington, Milton, Richmond, Shelburne
  • Essex County: Lemington, Victory
  • Franklin County: Berkshire, Enosburg, Fairfax, Fletcher, Georgia, Highgate, Montgomery, Richford, Sheldon, St.Albans, Swanton
  • Grand Isle County: North Hero
  • Lamoille County: Belvidere, Cambridge, Eden, Elmore, Hyde Park, Johnson, Morristown, Waterville, Wolcott
  • Orange County: Bradford, Braintree, Brookfield, Chelsea, Fairlee, Newbury, Orange, Thetford, Topsham, Tunbridge, Vershire, Washington, West Fairlee
  • Orleans County: Morgan, Westfield,
  • Washington County: Barre, Cabot, Calais, East Montpelier, Montpelier, Northfield, Roxbury, Warren, Waterbury, Woodbury, Worcester

 

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What Can I Learn from Town and Vital Records?

Vermont vital records may include:

Birth information

  • Child’s name and gender
  • Date and place of birth
  • Race
  • Names of parents, including maiden name of mother
  • Parents’ residence
  • Father’s occupation
  • Father’s birthplace
  • Mother’s birthplace
  • Live or stillborn birth
  • Name of medical attendant
  • Registration date of the birth

Marriage information

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Name and age of groom
  • Residence of groom
  • Groom’s occupation
  • Number of marriages for groom
  • Groom’s birthplace
  • Names of groom’s parents and their birthplace
  • Name and age of bride
  • Residence of bride
  • Number of marriages for bride
  • Names of bride’s parents and their birthplace
  • Name and title of person performing ceremony

 

Death information

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Date and place of birth of deceased
  • Marital status of deceased
  • Name of surviving spouse
  • Race, residence and occupation of deceased
  • Cause of death
  • Level of education of deceased
  • Names of parents
  • Name of informant and their residence
  • Name of attending physician
  • Military service
  • Burial information

 

Burial/Removal information

  • Name of person to whom certificate was issued
  • City/town and county
  • Death date
  • Name and age of deceased
  • Cause of death
  • Medical attendant
  • Purposed date and place of burial or removal
  • Name and address of undertaker
  • Name and title of person issuing permit
  • Permit date

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