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Pomfret, Windsor County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Pomfret was chartered July 8, 1761.  Pomfret was called "New Pomfret" at first because most of the people who settled there came from the Pomfret, Connecticut[1]

Historical Data
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Town Histories
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Pomfret, Vermont : in two volumes, by Henry H. Vail - view a digital version of this book at FamilySearch.

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 Pomfret is Hartford.
Hartford Probate Court
62 Pleasant Street
PO Box 275
Woodstock, VT 05091
Phone: (802) 457-1503

Military[edit | edit source]

Enrolled militia records, 1863-1866, are available on microfilm in the Family History Library.

City Directories
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Maps[edit | edit source]

Map of modern Pomfret.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Pomfret, Vermont Cemetery records, 1829-1972, available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Churches[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Digital images of Pomfret Town records, 1967-1996, are available online at FamilySearch.

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Pomfret Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1769-1880; general index to land records, 1769-1952 Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1770-1996, and Town proceedings, 1773-1914.

Pomfret Town Clerk
5218 Pomfret Road,
North Pomfret, VT 05053
Phone: (802) 457-3861
Website: http://pomfretvt.us/

Newspapers
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The Vermont Standard

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Pomfret Historical Society
Bartlett Brook Road
PO Box 54
South Pomfret, VT 05067
Phone: (802) 457-1021

Abbott Memorial Library
15 Library St.
PO Box 95
South Pomfret, VT 05067
Phone: (802) 457-2236
Email: abbottlibrary@gmail.com
Website: http://www.abbottmemoriallibrary.org/

References[edit | edit source]

  1. History of the Town of Pomfret, VT, http://sites.rootsweb.com/~vermont/WindsorPomfret.html

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