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State of   VERMONT -   (The Green Mountain State)
      The 14th U.S. state to join the Union:   04-March-1791
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Ancestors - Vermont Resource Guide
Assorted Groups  (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
    Gathering and Interactions - The French Settlement Of Vermont: 1609-1929
    Irish - Irish settlers of Vermont
    People of Colour in Vermont and New England - primarily centered on Westminster,
         Windham Co., Vermont, this section has been expanded to include other localities
         as well.

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Census  (& related Lists of various kinds):
    1840 Census - Pensioners Revolutionary or Military Services


Extinct Vermont Counties:: (not linked unless noted, ):
    (If you know of more to be added, please contact us.)
County Name
Cumberland -

Jefferson -
Factual information
Originally a New York county, it went out of existence as a New York entity in
         1777 when Vermont became independent. Land that had been in
         Cumberland and Gloucester counties, N.Y., then fell under Cumberland
         County, Vermont, jurisdiction. Cumberland County, Vermont, became
         extinct in 1781 when Windham, Windsor and Orange counties were
Formed in 1810; then renamed Washington in 1814.
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Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
  Please click here - (Counties we have listed),   (To list a local society, please contact us.)

Historical interest Items, etc.:
    American LIfe Histories - Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project;  WPA Life
         Histories from Vermont 1936-1940.
    Vermont in the Civil War - A Vermont Military History Site


Libraries & Newspapers  (& related Lists of various kinds):
    Vermont Digital Newspaer Project - The Vermont digital Newspaper Project is part of
         the National Digital Newspaper Program, developed by the National Endowment for
         the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress.

    Vermont Folklife Center - Digital Archives:  The collections include digitized audio,
         video, images and manuscript materials from the VFC Archive, as well as
         born-digital field research materials generated by VFC staff and donors.

Migrations to, from and through:
    Migrations across Vermont - A Database For Sharing Ancestral Migratory Information.
    St. Albans - FAQ about border Crossing from Canada into U.S.A.


Penny Postcards - from various listed Vermont Counties.

Settlers' House - (Shelburne Museum offering)
St. Albans - FAQ about border Crossing from Canada into U.S.A.
  • State of Vermont— General Listings
  •   State Capital CityMontpelier (Capital since 1805 - located in Washington County)

    The State name:  English form of the name that French explorer Samuel de Champlain gave to Vermont's Green Mountains on his 1647 map. He called them "Verd Mont" meaning green mountain.
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