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Barnard, Windsor County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Barnard was chartered on July 16, 1761. The town name was spelled Bernard in the charter, but changed to its present spelling sometime before 1810.[1][2]

Historical Data
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About Barnard, Vermont, a Unique Small Town with a Rich History & Bright Future

Town Histories
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History of Barnard, Vermont, 1927-1975 by the Barnard Bicentennial Committee, 1975 - Find this book in a library.

History of Barnard, Vermont, with family genealogies, 1761-1927 by William Monroe Newton (1928) - Find this book in a library.

Vital Records
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FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Probate Records
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The probate district for Barnard is Hartford.
Hartford Probate Court
62 Pleasant Street
PO Box 275
Woodstock, VT 05091
Phone: (802) 457-1503

City Directories
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Maps
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1869 map of Barnard

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Barnard. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Windsor County, website at this link.

Barnard Vermont cemetery records, 1785-1906, are on microfilm at the Family History Library.  

Churches
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Town Records
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Digital images of Barnard Town records, 1900-1962, are available online at FamilySearch.

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Barnard Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1781-1913; general index to land records, 1781-1889Town records, 1727-1896, and Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1857-1997.

Barnard Town Clerk
115 N Rd.
PO Box 274
Barnard, VT 05031
Phone: (802) 234-9211

Newspapers
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The Vermont Standard

Libraries and Historical Societies
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Charles B. Danforth Library
Address: VT Route 12
Mail: PO Box 204
Barnard, VT 05031
Phone: (802) 234-9408

References[edit | edit source]

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