Baltimore, Windsor County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about Vermont denominations, view the New Hampshire Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in TOWN, visit.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of TOWN:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of TOWN:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of TOWN:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Vermont, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of TOWN:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Vermont, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are TOWN town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Baltimore was chartered on October 19, 1793. The town was organized on March 12, 1794. Baltimore was created out of the southeastern corner of Cavendish.

Starch making was big here in the 1820's and 1830's, when the population reached 200; since the Civil War there have been fewer than 100 residents. At just over 3,000 acres, it is one of the smallest towns in the state, and one of a handful which has never had either its own Post Office or a recognizable village.[1][2]

Historical Data
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Town Histories
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The history of the town of Baltimore, Vermont, by Annie M. Pollard (1954) - Find this book in a library.

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 Baltimore is Windsor.
Windsor Probate Court
PO Box 402 (Cota Fuel Bdg)
N. Springfield, VT 05150
Phone: (802) 886-2284

City Directories
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Maps
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1869 map of Baltimore

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Churches
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Town Records
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Baltimore Town Clerk's Office. These include Deeds, 1794-1914Town records, 1794-1928, and Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1869-1997.

Town of Baltimore
1902 Baltimore Road
Baltimore, VT 05143
Phone: (802) 263-5274
Website: http://www.baltimorevt.org/

Newspapers
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Rutland Herald

Libraries and Historical Societies
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References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: