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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Windham County, Vermont|Windham ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Stratton''' ''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Windham County, Vermont|Windham ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Stratton'''''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
=== Historical Data  ===
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /> Stratton was chartered on July 30, 1761 by Benning Wentworth. In many respects, Stratton resembles Somerset, high in the mountains and never having many residents. The 2010 US Census population was 216. &nbsp;It is perhaps the presence of a major ski area that has kept it from becoming the ghost town Somerset now is.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">&nbsp;</span><ref>About Stratton, VT - Virtual Vermont - http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/stratton.html#about</ref><ref>History of the Town of Stratton, VT, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindhamStratton.html</ref>
  
=== Town Histories  ===
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=== Historical Data<br>  ===
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=== Town Histories<br> ===
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*[http://townofstrattonvt.com/uploads/History_of_Stratton_VT.PDF The History of Stratton, Vermont: To the End of the Twentieth Century] - digital version of book is available online free of charge. <br>
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*[http://townofstrattonvt.com/uploads/Echoes_in_the_Forest.PDF Echoes in the Forest, The Family History Supplement] - digital version of book is available online free of charge.
  
 
=== Vital Records  ===
 
=== Vital Records  ===
  
=== Probate Records  ===
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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 Stratton is Marlboro.<br>Marlboro Probate Court<br>80 Flat St.<br>Suite 104<br>Brattleboro, VT 05301 <br>Phone: (802) 257-2898<br>
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=== City Directories<br>  ===
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=== Maps<br> ===
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/1597615/Stratton++Sadawga+Springs/Windham+County+1869/Vermont/ 1869 map of Stratton]
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<span style="font-size: 18px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.5em;">Cemeteries</span>
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The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Stratton. 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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*Ball Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=103893&CScnty=2951& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*Eddy Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=103996&CScnty=2951&CSsr=41& Find A Grave] site.
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*North Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2266292&CScnty=2951&CSsr=81& Find A Grave] site.
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*Pike Hollow Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=104182&CScnty=2951&CSsr=101& Find A Grave] site.
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*Willis Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=104334&CScnty=2951&CSsr=161& Find A Grave] site.
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=== Churches<br>  ===
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[http://townofstrattonvt.com/uploads/CHURCH.pdf The Church of Christ in Stratton with baptisms and proceedings <br>beginning August 30, 1801] - digital version of book is available online free of charge
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=== Town Records<br>  ===
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1792-1878, can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM5T-4YC%3A932669737%3Fcc%3D1987653 FamilySearch] (browse only images).
  
=== City Directories  ===
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Stratton Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/152828?availability=Family%20History%20Library Town records, 1789-1915],&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/152832?availability=Family%20History%20Library Records of marriages, births and deaths, 1857-1881; indexes of birth, death and marriage, 1857-1945], and&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1197925?availability=Family%20History%20Library Stratton, Vermont, vital records 1883-2002].<br>
  
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Town of Stratton, Vermont<br>9 West Jamaica Road<br>Stratton, VT 05360<br>Phone: (802) 896-6184<br>Email: townclerk@townofstrattonvt.com<br>Website: [http://townofstrattonvt.com/Town_Clerk.html http://townofstrattonvt.com/Town_Clerk.html]
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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=== Newspapers<br> ===
  
=== Churches  ===
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[http://www.manchesterjournal.com/ The Manchester Journal]
  
=== Town Records  ===
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[http://www.benningtonbanner.com/ Bennington Banner]
  
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies<br> ===
  
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
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[http://townofstrattonvt.com/Stratton_History.html Stratton's Little Genealogy and History Goldmine]
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Revision as of 10:06, 20 November 2013

United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Vermont, United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Windham Gotoarrow.png Stratton

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Stratton was chartered on July 30, 1761 by Benning Wentworth. In many respects, Stratton resembles Somerset, high in the mountains and never having many residents. The 2010 US Census population was 216.  It is perhaps the presence of a major ski area that has kept it from becoming the ghost town Somerset now is.  [1][2]

Historical Data
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Town Histories
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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 Stratton 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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1869 map of Stratton

Cemeteries

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

Churches
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The Church of Christ in Stratton with baptisms and proceedings
beginning August 30, 1801
- digital version of book is available online free of charge

Town Records
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1792-1878, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Stratton Town Clerk's Office. These include Town records, 1789-1915Records of marriages, births and deaths, 1857-1881; indexes of birth, death and marriage, 1857-1945, and Stratton, Vermont, vital records 1883-2002.

Town of Stratton, Vermont
9 West Jamaica Road
Stratton, VT 05360
Phone: (802) 896-6184
Email: townclerk@townofstrattonvt.com
Website: http://townofstrattonvt.com/Town_Clerk.html

Newspapers
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The Manchester Journal

Bennington Banner

Libraries and Historical Societies
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Stratton's Little Genealogy and History Goldmine

References[edit | edit source]

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