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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Vermont|Vermont]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washington County, Vermont|Washington ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Worcester''' ''
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=== Brief History  ===
  
=== Brief History ===
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Worcester was chartered on June 8, 1763.&nbsp; It has been reported that excellent records were kept on file at the first Town Clerk's office when the Town of Worcester was first settled, but today the exact date of the Town's organization remains a mystery. A fire destroyed the Town's early records.&nbsp;<ref>Worcester History by Christopher Glenn Dodge - http://www.central-vt.com/towns/history/HstWorc.htm</ref> <ref>About Worcester, Vermont - http://www.virtualvermont.com/towns/worcester.html#about</ref>&nbsp;<ref>Worcester, Vermont - http://sites.rootsweb.com/~vermont/WashingtonWorcester.html</ref>&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>
  
=== Historical Data  ===
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=== Historical Data<br> ===
  
=== Town Histories  ===
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=== Town Histories<br> ===
  
 
=== 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].
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=== Probate Records<br> ===
  
=== City Directories  ===
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The probate district for Worcester is Washington.<br>Washington District Probate Court<br>10 Elm St. #3<br>Montpelier, VT 05602<br>Phone: (802) 828-3405<br>
  
=== Maps  ===
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=== Church Records<br>  ===
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=== City Directories<br>  ===
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=== Maps<br> ===
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[http://www.historicmapworks.com/Map/US/31357/Worcester/Washington+County+1873/Vermont/ 1873 map of Worcester]<br>
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
=== Churches ===
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The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Worcester. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Washington County, website at this [http://www.nekg-vt.com/Cemeteries-of-VT/washington.htm#top link]. &nbsp;<br>
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*Worcester Mountain Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2407235&CScntry=4&CSst=49&CScnty=2950&CSsr=141& Find A Grave] site. <br>
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*Worcester Village Cemetery - inscriptions at [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=168839&CScntry=4&CSst=49&CScnty=2950&CSsr=141& Find A Grave] site. <br>
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Cemetery records of the town of Worcester, 1825-1874, are available on [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/190122 microfilm] at the Family History Library. <br>
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=== Town Records<br> ===
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Worcester Land Records, 1878-1903, can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecapi%2Fsord%2Fwaypoint%2FM6JF-66D%3A22285301%2C22998501%3Fcc%3D1409123 FamilySearch] (browse only images).<br>
  
=== Town Records ===
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The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Worcester Town Clerk's Office. These include [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/140622 Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1815-1941; indexes to births, marriages, deaths, 1815-1997], [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/132831 Land records, 1803-1880; general index to land records, 1803-1973], and [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/147991 Town records, 1821-1931].<br>
  
=== Newspapers  ===
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Worcester Town Clerk<br>20 Worcester Village Rd.<br>Worcester, VT 05682<br>Phone: 802-223-6942<br> [http://www.worcestervt.org/directory Website]
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=== Newspapers<br> ===
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[http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/ Burlington Free Press]
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[http://www.timesargus.com/ The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus]
  
 
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
 
=== Libraries and Historical Societies  ===
  
=== References  ===
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Worcester Historical Society<br>P.O. Box 329<br>Worcester, VT 05682<br>Email: worcestervthistoricalsociety@yahoo.com<br>Website: [http://www.worcestervthistoricalsociety.org/ http://www.worcestervthistoricalsociety.org/]
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Latest revision as of 17:18, 9 January 2021

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Worcester was chartered on June 8, 1763.  It has been reported that excellent records were kept on file at the first Town Clerk's office when the Town of Worcester was first settled, but today the exact date of the Town's organization remains a mystery. A fire destroyed the Town's early records. [1] [2] [3]  

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 Worcester is Washington.
Washington District Probate Court
10 Elm St. #3
Montpelier, VT 05602
Phone: (802) 828-3405

Church Records
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City Directories
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Maps
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1873 map of Worcester

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

  • Worcester Mountain Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Worcester Village Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Cemetery records of the town of Worcester, 1825-1874, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Town Records
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Worcester Land Records, 1878-1903, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Worcester Town Clerk's Office. These include Records of births, marriages, and deaths, 1815-1941; indexes to births, marriages, deaths, 1815-1997, Land records, 1803-1880; general index to land records, 1803-1973, and Town records, 1821-1931.

Worcester Town Clerk
20 Worcester Village Rd.
Worcester, VT 05682
Phone: 802-223-6942
Website

Newspapers
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Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Worcester Historical Society
P.O. Box 329
Worcester, VT 05682
Email: worcestervthistoricalsociety@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.worcestervthistoricalsociety.org/

References
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