Belvidere, Lamoille 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]

Belvidere was chartered on November 4, 1791 by the Vermont State Legislature. The town of Belvidere contains the locations Belvidere Center, Belvidere Corners and Belvidere Junction. In 1963, part of Averys Gore in Franklin County became part of Belvidere, while the other part became part of Montgomery.

The population of Belvidere at the 2010 US Census was 348.[1] [2]  [3] 

Historical Data
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Inventory of the town, village and city archives of Vermont, no 8, Lamoille County, vol. I, town of Belvidere - view a digital version of this document online.

Town Histories
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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Military Records
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Vermont, Enrolled Militia Records, 1861-1867 are available on FamilySearch - How to Use this Collection.

Probate Records
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The probate district for Belvidere is Lamoille.
Lamoille Probate Court
154 Main St.
PO Box 570
Hyde Park, VT 05655
Phone: (802) 888-3306

Church Records
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City Directories
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Maps
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1878 map of Belvidere

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

  • Belvidere Center Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Burroughs Family Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Town Records 
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Belvidere, land records, 1888-1902, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Belvidere Town Clerk's Office. These include Vital records of Belvidere, Vermont, 1781-2000; indexes, 1860-1940, and Deeds, 1799-1888; index to land records, 1799-1962.

Belvidere Town Clerk
3996 Vermont 109
Belvidere Center, VT 05442
Phone:(802) 644-6621
Email: beltc@pshift.net

Newspapers
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Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

New and Citizen

Libraries and Historical Societies
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References
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Adjacent towns: Lamoille Co.: Eden | Johnson | Waterville | Franklin Co.: Bakersfield | Montgomery