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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Windham County, Vermont|Windham ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Putney''' ''
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=== Brief History  ===
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Josiah Willard (1716-1796) led a proprietors' petition for a Putney charter and on December 26, 1753, the town received its first charter, issued by Governor Benning Wentworth of the New Hampshire Grants. Putney officially became part of Windham County, Vermont in 1871.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">&nbsp;</span><ref>Putney, VT History- Putney VT Municipal website - http://www.putneyvt.org/history_time.php</ref><ref>History of the Town of Putney, VT, http://sites.rootsweb.com/~vermont/WindhamPutney.html</ref>
  
=== Brief History  ===
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=== Historical Data ===
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=== Town Histories ===
  
=== Historical Data  ===
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Go to [https://archive.org/search.php?query=creator%3A%28Putney%20vt%29 Archive.org] to find published materials for this town.
  
=== Town Histories  ===
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*The history of Putney, Vermont, 1753-1953&nbsp;; edited by Edith De Wolfe (1953) - [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/009890501 view a digital version of this book online free of charge].&nbsp;<br>
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*People of Putney, 1753-1953, by the Fortnightly Club (Putney, VT) - [http://www.worldcat.org/title/people-of-putney-1753-1953/oclc/10629295&referer=brief_results find this book in a library].
  
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
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The town of Putney kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Putney kept town reports. (NOTE: Occasionally, these town reports missed vital statistic information from the end of the year. If you don't find your ancestor's vital information, check the following year's town report to see if your ancestor's information was recorded later.)
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*[https://archive.org/details/annualreportofto00putn/page/20/mode/2up 1912]
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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>
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=== Probate Records<br>  ===
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The probate district for Putney is Westminster.<br>Westminster Probate Court <br>PO Box 47 <br>Bellows Falls, VT 05101<br>Phone: (802) 463-3019<br>
  
=== Probate Records  ===
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=== City Directories ===
  
=== City Directories  ===
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=== Maps ===
  
=== Maps  ===
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/1597611/Putney++Sommerset/Windham+County+1869/Vermont/ 1869 map of Putney]
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
=== Churches ===
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The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Putney. 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]. &nbsp;<br>
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*Allyn Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=103886&CRid=103886&CScnty=2951&pt=Allyn%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*Alpin Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=103886&CRid=103886&CScnty=2951&pt=Allyn%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*Davis Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=103973&CRid=103973&CScnty=2951&CSsr=21&pt=Davis%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*Dipping Hole-West Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=2185539&CRid=2185539&CScnty=2951&CSsr=21&pt=Dipping%20Hole%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.
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*East Putney Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=2183762&CRid=2183762&CScnty=2951&CSsr=41&pt=East%20Putney%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*Houghton Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=104070&CRid=104070&CScnty=2951&CSsr=61&pt=Houghton%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.
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*Joy Cemetery- inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=104079&CScntry=4&CSst=49&CScnty=2951&CSsr=81& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*Kathan Cemetery - inscriptins at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=1365703&CRid=1365703&CScnty=2951&CSsr=61&pt=Kathan%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*Lowell Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=2185592&CRid=2185592&CScnty=2951&CSsr=61&pt=Lowell%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.
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*Maple Grove Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=104106&CRid=104106&CScnty=2951&CSsr=61&pt=Maple%20Grove%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.
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*McWain cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=2185598&CRid=2185598&CScnty=2951&CSsr=61&pt=McWain%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.
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*Mount Pleasant Cemtery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=2185537&CRid=2185537&CScnty=2951&CSsr=81&pt=Mount%20Pleasant%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.
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*Old North Burying Ground - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=104165&CRid=104165&CScnty=2951&CSsr=101&pt=Old%20North%20Burying%20Ground& Find A Grave] site.
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*Townsend Cemetery (aka Dusty Ridge Cemetery) inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2185599&CScntry=4&CSst=49&CScnty=2951&CSsr=181& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*West Hill Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GScid=104319&CRid=104319&CScnty=2951&CSsr=141&pt=West%20Hill%20Cemetery& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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=== Churches ===
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=== Town Records ===
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Putney Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/55583 Land records, 1764-1949; indexes, 1770-1937], [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1196559 Marriages, births and deaths (1857-1994) and indexes (1857-1905)],&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/420194 Putney, Vermont town records&nbsp;: births, deaths, and marriages, 1740-1832],&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/730134 Records of births, marriages, deaths, and publishments, 1789-1914], and [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/348097 Town records, 1745-1846].
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Putney Town Office<br>127 Main St.<br>PO Box 233<br>Putney, VT 05346<br>Phone: (802) 387-5862<br>Email: putneytc@putneyvt.org<br>Website: [http://www.putneyvt.org/ http://www.putneyvt.org/]<br>
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=== Newspapers ===
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[http://www.reformer.com/ Brattleboro Reformer]
  
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies ===
  
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Putney Historical Society<br>15 Kimball Hill<br>P.O. Box 260<br>Putney, Vermont 05346<br>Phone: 802-387-4411<br>Email: info@putneyhistory.us<br>Website: [http://putneyhistory.us/ http://putneyhistory.us/]<br>
  
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Putney Public Library <br>55 Main St.<br>Putney, VT 05346<br>Phone: (802) 387-4407<br>Email: putpub@svcable.net<br>Website: [http://home.svcable.net/putpub/ http://home.svcable.net/putpub/]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 08:04, 12 August 2020

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Josiah Willard (1716-1796) led a proprietors' petition for a Putney charter and on December 26, 1753, the town received its first charter, issued by Governor Benning Wentworth of the New Hampshire Grants. Putney officially became part of Windham County, Vermont in 1871.  [1][2]

Historical Data[edit | edit source]

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

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

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

The town of Putney kept annual town reports. These reports often contained birth, marriage, and death information. Below is a list of years when Putney kept town reports. (NOTE: Occasionally, these town reports missed vital statistic information from the end of the year. If you don't find your ancestor's vital information, check the following year's town report to see if your ancestor's information was recorded later.)


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

Probate Records
[edit | edit source]

The probate district for Putney is Westminster.
Westminster Probate Court
PO Box 47
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
Phone: (802) 463-3019

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

1869 map of Putney

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Churches[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Putney Town Clerk's Office. These include Land records, 1764-1949; indexes, 1770-1937, Marriages, births and deaths (1857-1994) and indexes (1857-1905)Putney, Vermont town records : births, deaths, and marriages, 1740-1832Records of births, marriages, deaths, and publishments, 1789-1914, and Town records, 1745-1846.

Putney Town Office
127 Main St.
PO Box 233
Putney, VT 05346
Phone: (802) 387-5862
Email: putneytc@putneyvt.org
Website: http://www.putneyvt.org/

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Brattleboro Reformer

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Putney Historical Society
15 Kimball Hill
P.O. Box 260
Putney, Vermont 05346
Phone: 802-387-4411
Email: info@putneyhistory.us
Website: http://putneyhistory.us/

Putney Public Library
55 Main St.
Putney, VT 05346
Phone: (802) 387-4407
Email: putpub@svcable.net
Website: http://home.svcable.net/putpub/

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Putney, VT History- Putney VT Municipal website - http://www.putneyvt.org/history_time.php
  2. History of the Town of Putney, VT, http://sites.rootsweb.com/~vermont/WindhamPutney.html

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