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Peacham, Caledonia County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Peacham was chartered on  December 31, 1763. The first recorded town meeting took place in 1784.  Villages and hamlets in Peacham include: Peacham, South Peacham, East Peacham, North Peacham, Peacham Hollow, Ewells Mills, and Green Bay. The population was 732 at the 2010 census. [1] [2] [3]   

Historical Data
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Peacham, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories
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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 Peacham 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 Peacham Town Directory

Maps
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1875 map of Peacham

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Town Records 
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1796-2001, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Peacham Town Clerk's Office. These include Vital records, 1787-1884, and Land records and deeds, 1783-1902.

Peacham Town Clerk's Office
79 Church Street
P. O. Box 244
Peacham, VT 05862-0244
Phone: (802) 592-3218
Eamil: townclerk@peacham.net
Website: http://www.peacham.net/townclerk/

Newspapers
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Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

The Caledonian Record

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Peacham Library
656 Bayley Hazen Rd.
PO Box 253
Peacham, VT 05862
Phone:(802) 592-3216
Website: http://peachamlibrary.org/

Peacham Historical Association
P.O. Box 101
Peacham, VT 05862
Email: info@peachamhistorical.org
Website: https://sites.google.com/a/peachamhistorical.org/www/

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

References
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