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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Windham County, Vermont|Windham ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Dover'''''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
=== Historical Data  ===
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Dover was originally a township of Wardsborough.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">&nbsp; On October 30, 1810, the Vermont Legislative Assembly passed an Act to incorporate Wardsborough and Dover into separate towns; the south district called Dover.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Three villages make up historic Dover; Dover, West Dover and East Dover.&nbsp;</span><ref>Dover Heritage and History - Town of Dover - http://www.doververmont.com/heritage-history</ref><ref>History of the Town of Dover, VT, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindhamDover.html</ref>
  
=== Town Histories ===
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=== Historical Data<br> ===
  
=== Vital Records ===
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=== Town Histories<br> ===
  
=== Probate Records  ===
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History of Dover, Vermont; 200 years in a hill town by Nell M Kull (1961) - [http://www.worldcat.org/title/history-of-dover-vermont-200-years-in-a-hill-town/oclc/748573 Find this book in a library].<br>
  
=== City Directories ===
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=== Vital Records<br> ===
  
=== Maps  ===
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FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=47 online].<br>
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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=== Probate Records<br> ===
  
=== Churches  ===
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The probate district for Dover is Marlboro.<br>Marlboro Probate Court<br><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">80 Flat St.&nbsp;Suite 104</span><br> Brattleboro, VT 05301 <br>Phone: (802) 257-2898<br>
  
=== Town Records ===
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=== City Directories<br> ===
  
=== Newspapers ===
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=== Maps<br> ===
  
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
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=== Cemeteries<br>  ===
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The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Dover. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Windham County, website at this [http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/windham.htm#top link].<br>
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*Dover Center Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=103980&CScnty=2951&CSsr=21& Find A Grave] site.
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*East Dover Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2281287&CScnty=2951&CSsr=41& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*Mountain View Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=104133&CScnty=2951&CSsr=81& Find A Grave] site.
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*Smead Hill Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2304942 Find A Grave] site.
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*Snow Cemetery
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*West Dover Village Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=1914235&CScnty=2951&CSsr=141& Find A Grave] site.
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=== Churches<br>  ===
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1. West Dover Congregational Church<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; 104 Route 100<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; West Dover, VT 05356<br>&nbsp; &nbsp; Phone:(802) 258-1143
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=== Town Records<br>  ===
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1789-1970, can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/image/viewer#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM5T-4TM%3A1453071164%3Fcc%3D1987653 FamilySerach] (browse only images).
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Dover Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/284113?availability=Family%20History%20Library Land records and deeds, 1789-1904; index to deeds, 1789-1972],&nbsp;and&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1196564?availability=Family%20History%20Library Dover,Vermont, vital records 1868-2002].
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Town of Dover<br> 102 Route 100<br>P.O. Box 428<br> Dover, VT 05356<br>Phone: (802) 464-5100 <br>Website: [http://www.doververmont.com/ http://www.doververmont.com/]
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=== Newspapers<br>  ===
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[http://www.reformer.com/ Brattleboro Reformer]
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies<br> ===
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Dover Historical Society<br>PO Box 53<br>East Dover, Vermont 05341<br>Phone: (802) 464-7351<br>Website: [http://www.doververmont.com/historical-society http://www.doververmont.com/historical-society]
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Dover Free Library<br>22 Holland Rd<br>East Dover, VT 05341<br>Phone: (802) 348-7488<br>Website: [http://www.doverfreelibrary1913.org/ http://www.doverfreelibrary1913.org/]
  
 
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Revision as of 10:09, 30 October 2013

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Dover was originally a township of Wardsborough.  On October 30, 1810, the Vermont Legislative Assembly passed an Act to incorporate Wardsborough and Dover into separate towns; the south district called Dover. Three villages make up historic Dover; Dover, West Dover and East Dover. [1][2]

Historical Data
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Town Histories
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History of Dover, Vermont; 200 years in a hill town by Nell M Kull (1961) - Find this book in a library.

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

Probate Records
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The probate district for Dover is Marlboro.
Marlboro Probate Court
80 Flat St. Suite 104
Brattleboro, VT 05301
Phone: (802) 257-2898

City Directories
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Maps
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Cemeteries
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The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Dover. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Windham County, website at this link.

  • Dover Center Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • East Dover Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Mountain View Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Smead Hill Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Snow Cemetery
  • West Dover Village Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Churches
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1. West Dover Congregational Church
    104 Route 100
    West Dover, VT 05356
    Phone:(802) 258-1143

Town Records
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1789-1970, can be found on FamilySerach (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Dover Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records and deeds, 1789-1904; index to deeds, 1789-1972, and Dover,Vermont, vital records 1868-2002.

Town of Dover
102 Route 100
P.O. Box 428
Dover, VT 05356
Phone: (802) 464-5100
Website: http://www.doververmont.com/

Newspapers
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Brattleboro Reformer

Libraries and Historical Societies
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Dover Historical Society
PO Box 53
East Dover, Vermont 05341
Phone: (802) 464-7351
Website: http://www.doververmont.com/historical-society

Dover Free Library
22 Holland Rd
East Dover, VT 05341
Phone: (802) 348-7488
Website: http://www.doverfreelibrary1913.org/

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Dover Heritage and History - Town of Dover - http://www.doververmont.com/heritage-history
  2. History of the Town of Dover, VT, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindhamDover.html

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