Victory, Essex County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Victory was chartered on September 6, 1781 by the Vermont Legislature.

In 1970 there were only 42 residents, but eighty years earlier the place had been rather busy. Heavily timbered, it had been a magnet for the lumbermen; later, large quantities of potatoes were grown for starch and alchohol. In its heyday, there were seven villages, three post offices, five schools, six lumber mills, a starch factory, a granite quarry, four railroad stations and a hotel, plus various boarding houses for the factory and mill workers. Today, there are only a few more people than forty years ago. The population at the 2010 US Census was 62.

Victory made national news in 1963 when electricity was installed in the town for the first time, one of the last two towns in the state to get power. [1]  [2]

Historical Data[edit | edit source]

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

The probate district for Victory is Essex.
Essex Probate Court
Main St.
Box 426
Island Pond, VT 05846
Phone: (802) 723-4770

Church Records[edit | edit source]

City Directories[edit | edit source]

1888 Victory Town Directory

Maps[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Town Records[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Victory Town Clerk's Office. These include Records of births, marriages, and deaths, v. A-B, 1857-1882; indexes to births, deaths, marriages, 1856-1968.

Victory Town Clerk
102 Radar Road
Box 609 North Concord, VT 05858
Phone: (802) 328-2400

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

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

References[edit | edit source]

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