Lyndon, 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]

Lyndon was chartered on November 20, 1780 by the Vermont State Legislature. The town contains one incorporated village, Lyndonville, and three unincorporated villages: Lyndon, Lyndon Center, and East Lyndon.  Lyndon is recognized as the "Covered Bridge Capital of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom."  [1]   [2]   

Historical Data
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Lyndon, Vermont USGenWeb Page

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

Church Records
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City Directories
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Lyndon Twon Directories: 1888, 1909, and 1925

Lyndon and Lyndonville Directory: 1928

Lyndonville Directories: 1930, 1935, and 1939.

Maps
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1875 map of Lyndon

1875 map of Lyndon Center and Lyndonville

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

  • Lyndon Center Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Saint Elizabeth Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Cemetery records of the town of Lyndon, 1793-1869, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Town Records 
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1791 -1992, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Lyndon Town Clerk's Office. These include Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1869-Aug. 2001; indexes to births, marriages, deaths, 1737-1992, and Land records, 1792-1910; indexes to land records, 1792-1992.

Lyndon Town & Village Clerk's Office
119 Park Avenue
P.O. Box 167
Lyndonville, VT 05851-0167
Phone: (802) 626-5785
Website: http://www.lyndonvt.org/townclerksoffice.htm

Newspapers
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Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

The Caledonian Record

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Cobleigh Public Library
14 Depot St.
Lyndonville, VT 05851
Phone: (802) 626-5475
Website: http://cobleighlibrary.org/main/

Samuel Read Hall Library
1001 College Rd.
Lyndonville, VT 05851
Phone: (802) 626-6366
Website: http://library.lyndonstate.edu/

Lyndon Vermont Historical Society

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

References
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Adjacent towns: