Hartland, 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]

Hartland was actually chartered under the name of Hertford on July 10, 1761 by Governor Bennington Wentworth of New Hampshire. On June 15, 1782 the town name was changed to Waterford but two days later the name was changed to Hartland. The town of Hartland has three villages called Hartland Three Corners, Hartland Four Corners and North Hartland. The first town meeting took place on March 11, 1767.[1][2]

Historical Data[edit | edit source]

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Go to Archive.org to find published materials for this town.

Hartland: the way it was, 1761-1976 -  Find this book in a library.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

The probate district for Hartland is Hartford.
Hartford Probate Court
62 Pleasant Street
PO Box 275
Woodstock, VT 05091
Phone: (802) 457-1503

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Maps
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Map of modern Hartland

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Churches[edit | edit source]

First Congregational Church
10 Station Rd.
Hartland, VT 05048
Phone: (802) 436-2224
Website: http://www.hartlandbrickchurch.org/

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Digital images of Hartland Town records, 1810-1996, are available online at FamilySearch.

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Hartland Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1788-1906; index to land records, 1778-1952, Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1856-1996, and Town and vital records, early to 1871.

Hartland Town Clerk
1 Quechee Rd.
PO Box 349
Hartland, VT 05048
Phone: (802) 436-2444
Email: hartlandvtclerk@vermontel.net
Website: http://www.hartland.govoffice.com/

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

The Vermont Standard

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Hartland Historical Society
14 VT Route 12
P.O. Box 297
Hartland, VT 05048
Phone: (802) 436-1703
Email: info@hartlandhistory.org
Website: http://www.hartlandhistory.org/

Hartland Public Library
153 Route 5
P.O. Box 137
Hartland, VT 05048
Phone: 802.436.2473
Website: http://www.hartlandlibraryvt.org/

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Hartland, VT - History and Cemetery Listings, http://robinlull.com/garylull/Hartland_Village_cems.html
  2. History of the Town of Hartland, VT, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindsorHartland.html

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