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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Windham County, Vermont|Windham ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Wardsboro''' ''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Windham County, Vermont|Windham ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Wardsboro'''''  
  
 
=== Brief History  ===
 
=== Brief History  ===
  
=== Historical Data  ===
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /> Wardsboro was chartered on November 7, 1780 by the Vermont Legislature. In 1788, it was divided into North and South Districts, the latter becoming present-day Dover in 1810. The town includes the villages of Wardsboro Center, West Wardsboro, and South Wardsboro.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">&nbsp;</span><ref>About Wardsboro, VT - Virtual Vermont - http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/wardsboro.html#about</ref><ref>History of the Town of Wardsboro, VT http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindhamWardsboro.html</ref>
  
=== Town Histories  ===
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=== Historical Data<br>  ===
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=== Town Histories<br>  ===
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Return to Yesterday&nbsp;: a History of Wardsboro, Vermont, by C. S. Streeter (1980) - [http://www.worldcat.org/title/return-to-yesterday-a-history-of-wardsboro-vermont/oclc/6356520 find this book in a library].
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=== Military Records ===
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Military discharges, 1945-1956, Town of Wardsboro, VT are [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/729395?availability=Family%20History%20Library available on microfilm at the Family History Library]. &nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/2025236/ Order film online].
  
 
=== 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 Wardsboro is Marlboro.<br>Marlboro Probate Court<br>80 Flat St, 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/1597621/Wardsboro++Wardsboro+Town++Unionville/Windham+County+1869/Vermont/ 1869 map of Wardsboro]
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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 Wardsboro. 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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*East Hill Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2259056&CScnty=2951&CSsr=41& Find A Grave] site.
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*Fairview Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=104011&CScnty=2951&CSsr=41& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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*West Wardsboro Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=641571&CScnty=2951&CSsr=141& Find A Grave] site.<br>
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Cemetery records, 1793-1869, are [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/729407?availability=Family%20History%20Library available on microfilm at the Family History Library]. [https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/2025236/ Order film online].
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Wardsboro, Vermont, cemetery records 1790-1870, are [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1198205?availability=Family%20History%20Library available on microfilm at the Family History Library]. &nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/2294736/ Order film online].
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=== Churches<br>  ===
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Congregational Church records, v. 1-2, 1793-1859 are [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/729393?availability=Family%20History%20Library available on microfilm at the Family History Library]. &nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/films/lookup/products/view/film/2025236/ Order film online].
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=== Town Records<br> ===
  
=== City Directories  ===
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1782-1972, can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMM5T-4YJ%3A1214327336%3Fcc%3D1987653 FamilySearch] (browse only images).
  
=== Maps  ===
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Wardsboro Town Clerk's Office. These include&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1198171?availability=Family%20History%20Library Wardsboro, Vermont, vital records 1883-2002 and indexes ca. 1900-1972.]&nbsp;and&nbsp;[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/140883?availability=Family%20History%20Library Deeds/land records, 1787-1901; index to deeds, 1787-1917].<br>
  
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Wardsboro Town Clerk<br>71 Main St.<br>Wardsboro, VT 05355<br>Phone: (802) 896-6055<br>Email: wardsborotownoffice@myfairpoint.net
  
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=== Newspapers<br> ===
  
=== Town Records  ===
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[http://www.reformer.com/ Brattleboro Reformer]
  
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=== Libraries and Historical Societies<br> ===
  
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
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Wardsboro Public Library<br>170 Main St.<br>P. O. Box 157<br>Wardsboro, VT 05355<br>Phone: (802) 896-6988<br>Website: [http://www.wardsboropubliclibrary.org/ http://www.wardsboropubliclibrary.org/]<br>
  
 
=== References  ===
 
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Revision as of 10:21, 28 November 2013

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

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Wardsboro was chartered on November 7, 1780 by the Vermont Legislature. In 1788, it was divided into North and South Districts, the latter becoming present-day Dover in 1810. The town includes the villages of Wardsboro Center, West Wardsboro, and South Wardsboro.  [1][2]

Historical Data
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Town Histories
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Return to Yesterday : a History of Wardsboro, Vermont, by C. S. Streeter (1980) - find this book in a library.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Military discharges, 1945-1956, Town of Wardsboro, VT are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Order film online.

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 Wardsboro 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 Wardsboro

Cemeteries

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

Cemetery records, 1793-1869, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Order film online.

Wardsboro, Vermont, cemetery records 1790-1870, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Order film online.

Churches
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Congregational Church records, v. 1-2, 1793-1859 are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.  Order film online.

Town Records
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Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1782-1972, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Wardsboro Town Clerk's Office. These include Wardsboro, Vermont, vital records 1883-2002 and indexes ca. 1900-1972. and Deeds/land records, 1787-1901; index to deeds, 1787-1917.

Wardsboro Town Clerk
71 Main St.
Wardsboro, VT 05355
Phone: (802) 896-6055
Email: wardsborotownoffice@myfairpoint.net

Newspapers
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Brattleboro Reformer

Libraries and Historical Societies
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Wardsboro Public Library
170 Main St.
P. O. Box 157
Wardsboro, VT 05355
Phone: (802) 896-6988
Website: http://www.wardsboropubliclibrary.org/

References[edit | edit source]

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