Newbury, Orange 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 Newbury was chartered on May 18, 1763. Newbury includes the villages of Newbury, Center Newbury, West Newbury, South Newbury, Boltonville, Peach Four Corners, and Wells River.  In the same fashion as Bellows Falls in Rockingham and White River Junction in Hartford, the village of Wells River in Newbury carries a considerably higher recognition factor than the town in which it is located. [1]  [2]

Historical Data
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Town Histories
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  • History of Newbury, Vermont, from the discovery of the Coös country to present time (1902), by Frederic P. Wells - view this book online.
  • 150th anniversary of the settlement of Newbury, Vermont : Old Home Week, August 11-16, 1912 - find tis book in a library.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Probate Records
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The probate district for Newbury is Orange.
Orange Probate Court
5 Court St
Chelsea VT 05038
Phone: (802) 685-4610

City Directories
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Maps
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1877 map of Newbury

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Churches
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Town Records.
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1763-1917, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

Newbury Land Records, 1881-1919, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Newbury Town Clerk's Office. These include Deeds, 1797-1852; index to deeds, 1797-1939, and Land records, 1823-1908.

Newbury Town Clerk
4982 Main St South
P.O. Box 126
Newbury, VT 05051
Phone: (802) 866-5521
Email: clerk@newburyvt.org

Newspapers
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The Herald of Randolph

Libraries and Historical Societies
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Tenney Memorial Library
4886 Main Street South
Newbury, Vermont 05051
Phone: (802) 866-5366
Email: tenneylibrary@gmail.com
Website: http://tenneymemoriallibrary.org/

References[edit | edit source]

Adjacent towns: