Glover, Orleans 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]

The town of Glover was granted on November 20, 1783 by the Vermont Legislature.  It contains two unincorporated villages, Glover and West Glover.

The town is named for Brigadier General John Glover who served in the American Revolutionary War. He was the prime proprietor of the town.

The population at the 2010 US Census was 1,122. [1]  [2]  [3]

Historical Data
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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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Probate Records
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Orleans Probate Division
247 Main Street
Newport, VT · 05855
Phone: (802) 334-3305

Church Records
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City Directories
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1884 Town Directory

Maps
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1878 map of Glover

1878 map of Glover Town West, Glover Town

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Town Records
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1922-2000, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Glover Town Clerk's Office. These include Records of births, marriages, and deaths of Glover, Vermont, 1802-May 2000, Cemetery deeds, 1903-1953, and Deeds, 1820-1852.

Glover Town Clerk's Office
51 Bean Hill Rd.
Glover, VT 05839
Phone: (802) 525-6227
Website: http://townofglover.com/

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

The Newport Daily Express

Libraries and Historical Societies
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Glover Public Library
51 Bean Hill Rd.
Glover, VT 05839
Phone: (802) 525-4365
Glover Public Library Facebook Page

Glover Historical Society
P.O. Box 208
Glover VT 05839
Email: gloverhistory@yahoo.com.
Website: http://www.gloverhistoricalsociety.org/ghs/

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

References
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Adjacent towns: