Barnet, Caledonia 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]

Barnet was chartered on December 16, 1763. Barnet contains the locations of Barnet Center, East Barnet, McIndoe Falls, Mosquitoville, Passumpsic and West Barnet.

Barnet was the home of two Henry Stevenses, father and son: the elder founded the Vermont Historical Society, while the younger was one of London's best-known booksellers and bibliographers from 1845 to 1886. [1] [2] [3]  

Historical Data
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Barnet, Vermont USGenWeb Page

Town Histories
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History of Barnet, Vermont : from the outbreak of the French and Indian War to present time : with genealogical records of many families, by Frederic Palmer Wells (1923) - view a digital copy of this book online.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Military Records
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Probate Records
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The probate district for Barnet is Caledonia
Caledonia Probate Division
1126 Main St, Ste 1
St Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone: (802) 748-6605

Church Records
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Associate Reformed Congregation Church Records, 1789-1898, are available on microfilm at the Family History Center.

City Directories
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Barnet Town Directories: 1888, 1909, 1925, 1928, 1930 1935, and 1939

Maps
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1875 map of Barnet Town, Barnet Town West, Norrisville and McIndoe Falls

1875 map of Barnet Town and Passumpsic

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Town Records
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1856 -1943, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Barnet Town Clerk's Office. These include Town and vital records of Barnet, Vermont, 1776?-Aug. 2001, Deeds and land records, 1783-1905; index to deeds, 1783-1895.

Barnet Town Clerk
1743 U.S. 5
Barnet, VT 05821
Phone: (802) 633-2256
Email: townclerk@barnetvt.org
Website: http://www.barnetvt.org/

Newspapers
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Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

The Caledonian Record

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Barnet Public Library
147 Church St.
PO Box 34
Barnet, VT 05821
Phone: (802) 633-4436
Email: barnet_pub@vals.state.vt.us
Website: https://barnetpubliclibrary.com/

Barnet Historical Society
PO Box 34
Barnet VT 05821
Email: barneths@yahoo.com
Website: https://barnetvt.org/?page_id=117

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

References
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Adjacent towns: Caledonia Co.: Danville | Groton | Peacham | Ryegate | St. Johnsbury | Waterford | New Hampshire Grafton Co.: Littleton | Monroe