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Groton, Caledonia County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Groton was chartered on October 20, 1789 by the Vermont Legislature. The town of Groton consists of the villiages of Groton Pond, Rickers Mills, Rickers and West Groton.  [1] [2]  

Historical Data
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Groton, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories
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Go to to find published materials for this town.

Mister Glover's Groton : the chronicle of Groton, Vermont from 1789 to 1978, by Waldo F Glover (1978) - 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 Groton 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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1888 Groton Town Directory

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1875 map of Groton

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

  • Darling Family Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Groton Village Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Groton-Peacham Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • West Groton Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Headline text[edit | edit source]

Groton Cemetery information

Town Records
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1781 -1951, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Groton Town Clerk's Office. These include Records of the proprietors of Harris Gore, 1801-1825.

Groton Town Clerks Office
1476 Scott Highway
Groton, VT 05046
Phone: 802-584-3276

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Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

The Caledonian Record

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Groton Free Public Library
1304 Scott Hwy.
Groton, VT 05046
Phone: (802) 584-3358

Groton Historical Society
P.O. Box 89
Groton, VT 05046
Groton Historical Society Website

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

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