OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Caledonia County, Vermont
Societies and Family History Resources ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣ County Genealogy Links
Caledonia County was created on November 5, 1792 from part of Orange County.
Places adjacent to Caledonia County are Orleans County, Essex County, Grafton County, New Hampshire, Washington County, Orange County, Lamoille County.
Caledonia County vital records from the last five (5) yearscan be found at the Vermont Office of Vital Records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Vermont for current fees and application process. For Records more than five (5) years ago can be ordered from the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration.
You can search online for Caledonia County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Vermont Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
Caledonia County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in exploring your family tree. United states federal Population Schedules are available for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Caledonia Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Caledonia Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Caledonia Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. You can get free down loadable and also printable census forms to assist with your research.
Caledonia County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Caledonia County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Vermont State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Barnet Historical Society, 802 Warden Road, Barnet, VT 05821; Phone: (802) 633-2325
- Burke Historical Society, c/o Burke Mountain Club, PO Box 309, East Burke, VT 05832; Phone: (802) 626-9823
- Danville Historical Society, PO Box 274, Danville, VT 05828; Phone: (802) 684-2055
- Groton Historical Society, P.O. Box 89, Groton, VT 05046; Phone: (802) 584-3417
- Hardwick Historical Society, PO Box 177, 47 Depot Street, Hardwick, VT 05843; Phone:(802) 472-8555
- Lyndon Historical Society, PO Box 85, Lyndon Center, VT 05850; Phone: (802) 626-9321
- Peacham Historical Association, PO Box 101, 153 Church Street, Peacham, VT 05862
- Ryegate Historical Society, PO Box 366, Ryegate, VT 05042 ; Phone: (802) 584-3520
- Saint Johnsbury Historical Society, c/o St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819 ; Phone: (802) 748-8291 or (802) 748-2372
- Sheffield Historical Society, 37 Dane Road, Sheffield, VT 05866; Phone:(802) 626-8013
- Stannard Historical Society, 92 Old Pasture Road, Greensboro Bend, VT 05842; Phone: (802) 533-2561
- Walden Historical Committee, PO Box 54, West Danville, Vt 05873; Phone: (802) 563-2472
- Caledonia County, Vermont Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Caledonia County, Vermont Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Caledonia County (usgwarchives.net)
Caledonia County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers frequently forget about the significance of Caledonia County court, probate, and land records data as a resource of family history and genealogy information. Hidden away in Vermont courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Vermont citizens. The odds are great that your potential ancestors have left a in-depth document of at least quite a few factors of their lives in the Caledonia County court records. Even if your ancestors and forefathers is not mentioned in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other methods which often can have lead to him or her appearing in court records.
Caledonia County Courthouse, 1126 Main St, St Johnsbury, VT 05819; (802) 748-6600, has Land Records from 1797–1896 (county only) and Probate Records from 1796 to present.
- Barnet Town Clerk, P. O. Box 15, Barnet, VT 05821 ; Phone: (802)633-2256
- Burke Town Clerk, 212 School Street, W. Burke, VT 05871 ; Phone: (802)467-3717
- Danville Town Clerk, P.O. Box 183, Danville, VT 05828 ; Phone: (802)684-3352
- Groton Town Clerk, 314 Scott Highway, Groton, VT 05046 ; Phone: (802)584-3276
- Hardwick Town Clerk, P.O. Box 523, Hardwick, VT 05843 ; Phone: (802)472-5971
- Kirby Town Clerk, 346 Town Hall Road, Lyndonville, VT 05851 ; Phone: (802)626-9386
- Lyndon Town Clerk, P.O. Box 167, Lyndonville, VT 05851-0167; Phone: (802)626-5785
- Newark Town Clerk, 1336 Newark Street, Newark, VT 05871 ; Phone: (802)467-3336
- Peacham Town Clerk, P.O. Box 244, Peacham, VT 05862 ; Phone: (802)592-3218
- Ryegate Town Clerk, P. O. Box 332, Ryegate, VT 050420332; Phone: (802)584-3880
- Saint Johnsbury Town Clerk, 1187 Main Street,Suite 2, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819 ; Phone: (802)748-4331
- Sheffield Town Clerk, P.O. Box 165, Sheffield, VT 05866 ; Phone: (802)626-8862
- Stannard Town Clerk, P.O. Box 94, Greensboro Bend, VT 05842 ; Phone: (802)533-2577
- Sutton Town Clerk, P.O. Box 106, Sutton, VT 05867 ; Phone: (802)467-3377
- Walden Town Clerk, 12 VT RTE 215, W. Danville, VT 05873-9859; Phone: (802)563-2220
- Waterford Town Clerk, P.O. Box 56, Lower Waterford, VT 05848 ; Phone: (802)748-2122
- Wheelock Town Clerk, P.O. Box 1328, Lyndonville, VT 05851 ; Phone: (802)626-9094
Caledonia County Links
The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources pertaining to Caledonia County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a cost. This is just a listing which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to submit your own favorite Caledonia County genealogy or family history associated sites.
Caledonia Co. VT Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Vermont Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Vermont historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Vermont (1783–2006) (genealogybank.com) Easily locate names and keywords in over 450 million content articles, obituaries, marriage notices, birth notices along with other items printed in over 2,800 historical U.S. newspapers. Completely new content and articles added on a monthly basis!
- Caledonia County, Vermont Books (amazon.com)
- Search Vermont Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Caledonia County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Caledonia Co. VT Birth, Marriage & Death Records
- Vermont Vital Records Research Guide
- Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-1954 (familysearch.org)Name index and images (index cards) of town clerk transcriptions of births, marriages and deaths, 1760-1954. This collection is complete for years 1871-1908.
- Vermont, Vital Records, 1760-2003 (familysearch.org) Images from microfilm of births, marriages and deaths. The records for 1955-1979 are arranged alphabetically. Images courtesy of Ancestry.com and the Vermont State Archives.
- Vermont, Births and Christenings, 1765-1908 (familysearch.org) ame index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of Vermont. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.
- Vermont, Deaths and Burials, 1871-1965 (familysearch.org) Name index to death and burial records from the state of Vermont. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 74,099 records. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.
- Social Security Death Index (search.ancestry.com)
Caledonia Co. VT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- Vermont Court Records Research Guide
- Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005 (familysearch.org) Vital and town records acquired from local town clerk offices.
- Vermont, Land Records, Early to 1900 (familysearch.org) Land records give the locations and dates for land transactions with the names of buyers and sellers. Most volumes of land records have indexes of buyers and sellers. Look in the indexes first to find the volumes and page numbers where the actual land records can be found. Then look in the appropriate land records volumes to see the images of the deeds. This index currently has the following years: 1850 to 1900
- Vermont, Probate Files, 1791-1919 (familysearch.org) Index and images of probate estate files. Each estate file consists of multiple images. Currently images are available for Chittenden and Essex Counties. Additional counties will be added later.
- Vermont, Town Records, 1850-2005 (familysearch.org) Images of Vermont vital records from various counties and towns. Curently includes only records from the following counties: Addison, Bennington, Chittenden, Franklin, Lamoille, Orange, Orleans, and Rutland.
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Caledonia Co. VT Census Records
- Vermont Census Records Research Guide
- Caledonia County, VT Census Records Links
- Vermont Census, 1790-1860 (search.ancestry.com) This collection contains the following indexes: 1790 Federal Census; 1800 Federal Census Index; 1810 Federal Census Index; 1820 Federal Census Index; 1830 Federal Census Index; 1840 Federal Census Index; 1840 Pensioners List; 1850 Federal Census Index; 1860 Federal Census Index; Early Census Index.
Caledonia Co. VT Cemeteries & Church Records
- Vermont Cemetery Research Guide
- Caledonia Co., Vermont Graves (findagrave.com)
- Caledonia County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Caledonia Co., Vermont Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Topographic Cemetery List and Map for Caledonia County, Vermont
- Caledonia Co., Vermont Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Vermont Church & Bible Research Guide
- Information found in an old family Bible belonging to Charles Zalmon Wheaton of Passumpsic, Vermont (search.ancestry.com)
- Topographic Church List and Map for Caledonia County, Vermont
- Caledonia County, Vermont Church Books (amazon.com)
Caledonia Co. VT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Vermont Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Caledonia Co. VT General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Vermont
- Caledonia County, Vermont Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- History of Barnet, Vermont : from the outbreak of the French and Indian War to present time (search.ancestry.com)
- History of Ryegate, Vermont : from its settlement by the Scotch-American company of farmers to present time : with genealogical (search.ancestry.com)
- The town of St. Johnsbury, Vt. (search.ancestry.com)
- An historical pamphlet (search.ancestry.com)
- Caledonia County, Vermont Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Caledonia Co. VT Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Caledonia County, Vermont (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Vermont – Counties – Caledonia (cyndislist.com)
- Caledonia County Vermont (genealogytrails.com)
- Caledonia Co. VTGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Caledonia County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Caledonia Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Caledonia Co. VT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Vermont Links and Information
- 1895 Caledonia County Map (livgenmi.com)
Caledonia Co. VT Military Records
- Vermont Military Records Research Guide
- Soldiers’ record of the town of St. Johnsbury, Vermont in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-5 (search.ancestry.com)
- Vermont Military Records (fold3.com) gives easy access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents of the Vermont men and women which served. Great for Caledonia County genealogists, researchers, historians and much more.
Caledonia Co. VT Schools & Directories
- St. Johnsbury, Vermont Directory 1895-1896 (search.ancestry.com)
- Vermont City Directories (search.ancestry.com) This database is a collection of city directories for various years and cities in Vermont. Generally a city directory will contain an alphabetical list of its citizens, listing the names of the heads of households, their addresses, and occupational information. Sometimes the wife’s name will be listed in parentheses or italics following the husband’s. Often, dates of deaths of individuals listed in the previous year’s directory are listed as well as the names of partners of firms, and when possible, the forwarding addresses or post offices of people who moved to another town. In addition to the alphabetical portion, a city directory may also contain a business directory, street directory, governmental directory, and listings of town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, and other miscellaneous matters of general and local interest.