Braintree, Vermont - Home Page
Welcome to the Braintree, Vermont web site. Please note that this site is designed primarily for use by genealogists and is not intended to be the official town site.
Links to external web sites are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or approval of any of the products, services or opinions contained in any external web site. Please direct your research questions to the appropriate Town Offices as listed on the town pages or to the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration at Vermont State Archives
Villages and hamlets in Braintree include: Braintree, Braintree Center, East Braintree, Snowsville, West Braintree, and Peth.
It should be noted that Town Clerks as a rule no longer will perform research but will assist researchers when they visit the town offices. I found the Assistant Town Clerk, Mary Stephen, to be very helpful and a credit to the town office. She took time to show me locations of cemeteries I was unable to locate.
For current information for Braintree, visit their website at: Town of Braintree For current information for the court, visit their website at:
Orange County Probate Court
Orange County Probate Court
Nearby Public Libraries
For current information for the court, visit their website at: Orange County Probate Court
Kimball Public Library, North Main Street, Randolph, VT 05060 (802)728-5073 4.1 miles
Website: Kimball Public Library
Email: Kimball Public Library
Brookfield Free Public Library, 40 Ralph Road; PO Box 469, Brookfield, VT 05036-0469 (802)276-3277 7.3 miles
Website: Brookfield VT Free Public Library
Jim Sardonis, a renowned local sculptor, was commissioned in 1991 to create a statue of a mother panther with her cubs which would be situated on the green in front of the Meetinghouse. The granite which was used came from an abandoned quarry in the town of Braintree. People are encouraged to sit on it and to climb on it. Following are photos of the statue.
Braintree Hill Meeting House, 2766 Braintree
Hill Road, Braintree, VT 05060
Phone: (802) 728-5272
Contact: Phyllis Hawley, Secretary
The society maintains the Braintree Hill Meetinghouse, erected by the Congregational Society in 1845. A museum on the ground floor contains 19th-century farm tools, domestic paraphernalia, town memorabilia, photographs, manuscript materials, and school records. Activities include Old Home Day (1st Sunday in August) and special programs.
Hours and Admission: by appointment and during scheduled events. Free. Access to the museum room is via two steps down.
Census reporting ends with the 1820 census. There were over 50 separate items of data gathered in the 1830 census. That fact and that names are not in alphabetical order make it impractical to report later years.
Seventh Day Adventist Church, Route 12A, Braintree, VT 05060, Phone: 802-728-5850
Saturday Worship 9:20AM, Thursday Prayer Meeting 6:00PM
Digging Deep Unearthing the Mysteries of Burial and Cemetery Laws
Orange County Cemeteries Courtesy of Paul DesTroismaisons and Janice Boyko. Some listings of interments and GoogleMaps.
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