This is simply a listing of known resources for research within the Eastern Townships. You might try to obtain access to these through interlibrary loan, or through your local LDS Family History Center. Several are still known to be available through their compilers, publishers, etc. and addresses are given in these cases. This is not an endorsement for any of these offerings.
DISTRICT CHURCH RECORDS
DISTRICT NEWSPAPERS EXTRACTS
Researchers will find Vermont newspapers full of references to folks living in the Eastern Townships. Don't disregard these as valuable resources.
Index to the Richford, Vt Gazette & Journal-Gazette 1880-1957, Marlene Simmons. Pointe Claire, QC: QFHS, 1994.
--- Quebec Family History Society, Box 1026, Pointe Claire, QC H9S 4H9
DISTRICT QUERIES & QUARTERLIES
Free Queries - David Lepitre of Stanstead writes a column called "Your Ancestry" which carries genealogical queries in the Stanstead Journal of Stanstead, Quebec. "The column generally caters to research within the southern Townships and northern Orleans Co, VT. You may contact the Stanstead Historical Society (address is posted under "Addresses") about purchasing an index to past columns. Please send queries for "Your Ancestry" to: David Lepitre at PO Box 484, Derby Line, VT 05830-0484. (Also try to keep your queries brief.) You may also see past columns on John Mahoney's website: Log Cabin Chronicles (and the rest of his genealogy info). John's site is also referenced under "Places to Visit".
The Loyalists of the Eastern Townships of Quebec. This book contains historical sketches, biographical descriptions and an extensive index of settlers. Compiled by the Sir John Johnson Centennial Branch of the United Empire Loyalist Association, 260 pgs, 1984 - $25.00
Please visit Global Genealogy's website for ordering info:
--- GLOBAL GENEALOGY, http://www.globalgenealogy.com/cdaque2.htm
Index to "The Loyalists of the Eastern Townships of Quebec", 1984. 29 pp. - $4.00 plus $2.50 postage.
---Linda Corupe, 210 Allan Dr., Bolton ON, L7E 1Y7 Canada or email Linda for further info