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Guide to Lamoille County, Vermont ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Lamoille County, Vermont
Map
Map of Vermont highlighting Lamoille County
Location in the state of Vermont
Facts
Founded October 26, 1835
County Seat Hyde Park
Courthouse
VermontLamoilleCourthouse.jpg
Address Lamoille County Courthouse
P.O. Box 303
Hyde Park , VT 05655-0303
802-888-2207
Lamoille County Website


Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for Lamoille River. The County is located in the north center area of the state. [1]

Lamoille County, Vermont Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[2]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
at town creation at town creation at town creation 1837 Unknown 1837 1790
Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1857. General compliance year is unknown.

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1837; Town Clerks have birth, marriage, death, burial and land records; Probate Judge has probate records.

Towns Organized Before 1800:
Cambridge 1781
Elmore 1781
Hyde Park 1781
Johnson 1792br>Morristown 1763
Stowe 1763
Wolcott 1781 [3]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Vermont County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Vermont County Boundary Maps" (1764-1895) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit HomeTown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:[5]

VermontLamoille CountyWashington CountyChittenden CountyFranklin CountyOrleans CountyCaledonia CountyStoweCambridgeWatervilleBelvidereJohnsonMorristownElmoreWolcottHyde parkEdenLowellWestfieldTroyNewportIrasburgAlbanyCraftsburyGloverGreensboroHardwickWaldenWoodburyCabotCalaisWorcesterMIddlesexWaterburyDuxburyHuntingtonRichmondBoltonJerichoEssexWestfordUnderhillFairfaxFletcherFairfieldSaint AlbansSwantonSheldonEnosburgBakersfieldMontgomery
Modern town borders in Lamoille County, Vermont.

Towns

Extinct Towns:MansfieldSterling [6]

Villages: • Cambridge • Hyde Park • Jeffersonville • Johnson • Morrisville

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Caledonia | Chittenden | Franklin | Orleans | Washington

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
VTGenWeb Archives WorldCat Billion Graves
VTTombstone Project
VTInterment
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Vermont Cemeteries for more information.

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Ward and Branch Records of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Morrisville

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

FranklinOrleansCaledoniaWashingtonChittendenVT LAMOILLE.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources


Military Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Regiments and Companies:

- 5th Regiment, Vermont Infantry, Company D
- 13th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Online Probate Records

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

See also How to order Vermont Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for the following Vermont certificates:

Downloadable applications from Vermont Department of Health.

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

See also a List of Vermont Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Cambridge Historical Society
49 School Street
PO Box 16
Jeffersonville, VT 05464
Telephone: 802-644-5675
E-mail:info@cambridgehistoricalsociety.org
Website

Eden Historical Society
PO Box 33
Eden, VT 05652
Telephone: 802-635-2590 or 802-635-7269
E-mail:ddwhitcomb@myfairpoint.net

Elmore Historical Society
VT Route 12
PO Box 123
Lake Elmore, VT 05657
Telephone: 802-888-3618
E-mail:cricket@pshift.com

Johnson Historical Society
Masonic Temple
Main and Pearl Streets
PO Box 393
Johnson, VT 05656
Telephone: 802-653-741
Website

Morristown Historical Society
Noyes House Museum
122 Main Street
MPO Box 1299
Morrisville, VT 05661
Telephone: 802-888-7617
E-mail:noyeshousemuseum@gmail.com
Website

Lamoille County Historical Societies
Website

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Lamoille, Vermont" in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamoille_County,_Vermont accessed 6 Dec 2018
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lamoille County, Vermont . Page 698-699 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 686-687.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 699. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Handybook for Genealogists, 181.
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Lamoille_ County,_Vermont," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lamoille_County,_Vermont accessed 24 October 2019.
  6. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 395. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.

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