Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Danville was charatered on October 31, 1786 by the Vermont Legislature. Villages and hamlets in Danville include: Danville, Greenbank Hollow, Harvey's Hollow (formerly South Danville), North Danville, and West Danville.  The population was 2,196 at the 2010 census. [1] [2]  

Historical Data
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Danville, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories
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Village in the hills : a history of Danville, Vermont, 1786-1995, by Susannah Clifford (1995) - find this book in a library.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Military Records
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Probate Records
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The probate district for Danville is Caledonia
Caledonia Probate Division
1126 Main St, Ste 1
St Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: (802) 748-6605

Church Records
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City Directories
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Danville Business Directory, 1887 – 1888.

Danville Town Directories: 1888, 1909, 1925, 1928, 1930, 1935, and 1939.

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1875 map of Danville

1875 map of North, West and South Danville

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Danville. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Caledonia County, website at this link.  

Searchable Cemetery listings available at Danville, Vermont USGenWeb Page.

Cemetery records of the town of Danville, Vermont are available on microfilm from the Family History Library.

Town Records
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1747 -2001, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Danville Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1788-1904; indexes to land records, 1788-1988.

Danville Town Clerk Office
36 U.S. 2
P.O. Box 183
Danville, VT 05828
Phone: (802) 684-3352
Email: danvtc36@yahoo.com

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Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

The Caledonian Record

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Pope Memorial Library
121 Park St.
PO Box 273
Danville, VT 05828
Phone: (802) 684-2256
Website: http://popememoriallibrary.org/

Danville Historical Society
121 Hill St.
PO Box 274
Danville, VT 05828
Phone: (802) 684-2055
Website: http://danvillevthistorical.org/

Northeast Kingdom Genealogy - Genealogy resources for towns in the counties of Essex, Orleans and Caledonia.

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