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An Introduction

Gen-Tool Kit




Our Ancestral Counties

Researching by Location

Internet Resources

















General Description


The State of Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The state ranks 43rd by land area, 9,250 square miles (24,000 km2), and 45th by total area. It has a population of 621,270, making it the second least-populated state (with only Wyoming having fewer residents). The only New England state with no coastline along the Atlantic Ocean, Vermont is notable for Lake Champlain (which makes up 50% of Vermont's western border) and the Green Mountains, which run north to south. It is bordered by Massachusetts to the south, New Hampshire to the east, New York to the west, and the Canadian province of Quebec to the north.

Originally inhabited by Native American tribes (Abenaki

 and Iroquois), much of the territory that is now Vermont was claimed by France but became a British possession after France's defeat in the French and Indian War. For many years, the surrounding colonies disputed control of the area (referred to at the time as the New Hampshire Grants) especially New Hampshire and New York. Settlers who held land titles granted by these colonies were opposed by the Green Mountain Boys militia, which eventually prevailed in creating an independent state, the Vermont Republic, founded during the Revolutionary War and lasting for fourteen years; Vermont is thus one of five U.S. states (along with Texas, Hawaii, New Hampshire, and the brief California Republic) to have, at one point, existed as its own sovereign government. In 1791, Vermont joined the United States as the fourteenth state, and the first outside the original Thirteen Colonies.


Historical Information

History of Vermont






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Gen-Tool Kit




·        Vermont State Archives, 109 State Street, Montpelier, VT 05609-1103;802-828-2308 [EMAIL]







Agency of Administration - Department of Libraries
109 State Street, Pavilion Office Building, Montpelier, VT 05609
(802) 828-3261  
Fax: 802-828-2199





Addison Bennington Caledonia Chittenden Essex Franklin Grand Isle

 Lamoille Orange Orleans Rutland Washington Windham Windsor











The following are surnames of persons, found within our databases,

as having been either born, married or died in this location.



McVicker; Moreland; Pinnell; Scruggs and allied families





Bozarth; Peiffer; Quigley; Rhubart and allied families



Dellinger; Knecht; Pfeffer; Silar and allied families



To find out more about each surname listed above click on the corresponding LINK.

Additional information regarding these surnames may also be found at:

  Surname Locator Resources



Free Genealogy Surname

Search Help from Google




Use this free genealogy site to help you get the best genealogy searches from Google™ by using your family tree, for your research. It will create a series of different searches using tips or   "tricks"  

that    will   likely   improve your results. The different searches will give you many different ways of using Google and the Internet to find ancestry information about this or any other Surname.








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Our Ancestral Counties


The following named counties are associated with the history of our DIRECT ancestors.   To select a specific ancestral county, go to our Ancestral Locations home page. Here you will find additional links to our county pages where you can obtain information about our family gen-sites, images of localities, and surnames of persons, in our database, who have lived in the selected county.













Where in the World

are My Ancestors?


Resources which enhance our knowledge of the places inhabited by our ancestors are almost as important as their names. The LINK



to the right will take you to Maps, Gazetteers,   and other helpful  resources  that will assist you in discovering Ancestral Locations. 







research location

by Location


Gazetteer of Places

County Research


County Research

(General Info.)

The links below may assist you with your research within the various places of this state.


of Places

The following Links will take you to gazetteers that identify places within this U.S. State.  These resources feature profiles of cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions.  In addition this site contains maps, data and directions for a wide variety of physical, cultural and historic features.


List of Vermont county seats;    List of towns in Vermont;      List of mountains in Vermont


Vermont Cities - profiles of 885 Vermont cities, towns & neighborhoods

Vermont Physical Features such as lakes, islands & steams

Vermont Cultural Features such as schools, parks, hospitals & airports

Vermont Civil Features such as Native Areas and Political Subdivisions

Search by Name, County, ZIP Code or Area Code



County Research



Clicking on a Link (below) will take you to the County’s website.  Here you will find additional links to more information specific to that location.    The USGenWeb Project also sponsors important Special Projects, at the national level, that were created to collect and disseminate data that goes beyond county and state lines.





Addison;   Bennington;   Caledonia;  Chittenden;   Essex;   Franklin;   Grand Isle;   Lamoille;   Orange;   [Orangealternate;   Orleans;   Rutland;   Washington;   Windham;   Windsor



County Research



Wikipedia is a multilingual, Web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based mostly on anonymous contributions. Clicking on a Link (below) will take you to the Wikipedia article about the county.  Here you will find additional links to guide the user to related pages with additional information.





Addison County

Bennington County

Caledonia County

Chittenden County

Essex County

Franklin County

Grand Isle County

Lamoille County

Orange County

Orleans County

Rutland County

Washington County

Windham County

Windsor County












The Google search engine

 button  and following web

sites    may     provide    you

with additional information

to assist with your research

about   this   U. S.   State. 






·           Website & Webpages We Like

·           Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

·           Free Genealogy Search Help For Google

·           Linkpendium > Genealogy > USA

·           Genealogy Gateway

·  (Reference Materials & Finding Aids)

·  - Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers


·        Cyndi's List - United States Index

·        IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles & North America

·        Libweb - Libraries on the Web

· - States and Capitals

·        RootsWeb Town Search 1.0

·        USA Resources at RootsWeb

·        StateGenSites - U.S. Genealogy Sites by State

·        The USGenWeb Project









·Vermont - Wikipedia

·Vermont (Linkpendium)

·Vermont Information (50

·Cyndi’s List (Vermont)

·Vermont (historical societies)

·Vermont GenWeb Project








The following Link will take you to our library of genealogy reference books that pertain to this U.S. State.   Here you will find books about the history and records of this State, as well as its counties and other localities such as towns and churches.   The collection also contains research works about State military units and personnel during America’s wars.  In addition, there are resource texts about the ethnic and religious groups who settled in this State.


U.S.A. Locations Library - States, Counties, & Localities







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