Vermont Family History Societies(E-R)

This section lists associations from East Montpelier to Poultney giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and Other Societies

East Montpelier Historical Society

Many resources are held by the society, these being stored in East Montpelier Town Office's vault.  These include Letters, Diaries, Photographs and other Historical Objects.

Some publications are sold by the society, which include:

  • Across the Onion - Ellen Hill and Lynne Blackwell
  • Ancient Cemeteries - From 1794 - Ellen Hill and Bob and Lois Webster
  • Because We Were Needed - David A. Coburn
  • Coburn Covered Bridge: Born of a Farmer's Opportunity - David A. Coburn
  • Fairmont Flying Service - David A. Coburn
  • Hero of the Battle of Spotsylvania - William W. Noyes
  • Early Friends of East Montpelier: The Quakers who settled East Montpelier Village - Margery S. Walker
  • North Montpelier Woolen Mills - David A. Coburn
  • Photo Tour Through the Cemeteries of East Montpelier and Calais
  • Reminiscences of North Montpelier - Aunt Ruth Butterfield
  • Revolutionary War Soldiers - Ellen Hill

Hartland Historical Society

Hartland Historical Society was established in 1916 when Damon Hill was used as a meeting place for a group of local historians who drew up a constitution which stipulated that the association should be known as Hartland Historical Society.  Its objective is to collect and preserve any item relating to the history of Hartland, Vermont.

A list of Cemeteries and their Locations is accessible, along with Indexes of Gravestone Photographs and Inscriptions.  These Cemeteries include:

  • Aldrich-Kendall
  • Centre
  • Cutts-Paddleford
  • Densmore Hill
  • Frizzell
  • Gallup-Dunbar
  • Gallup-Weed Road
  • Gill
  • Hartland Village
  • Jenneville
  • Other
  • Plains
  • Quaker-Willard
  • Trask
  • Unidentified
  • Walker
  • Weed

A list of genealogies is also available, but this has been compiled from secondary sources and from internet research only.  No research of original records has been undertaken.


Jericho Historical Society

The association was established in 1972 and its aim is to preserve the history of Jericho.  Their headquarters is in the historic Chittenden Mills, which is a national historic site.

Many Photographs from their Archives are available, along with information about The 'Old Red Mill'.


Poultney Historical Society

The association was established in 1935 and its aim is to preserve the history of the town of Poultney.

Many archives are available in their Library, which incorporate:

  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Cemetery Listings
  • Census Returns
  • Church Registers
  • Genealogies
  • Marriages
  • Photographs
  • Poultney History
  • The Poultney Journal 1880-1925
  • Rutland Co. Probate Extracts 1781-1814

Please note some years of the Journal are unavailable.

Information regarding Cemeteries, Churches and Public Buildings is also accessible.


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