Kirby, Vermont - Home Page

                

Welcome to the Kirby, 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

Town Government

Villages and hamlets in Kirby include: North Kirby, South Kirby.

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.

Wanda L. Grant, Clerk-Treasurer
346 Town Hall Road                      346 Town Hall Road
Kirby, VT 05851                            Lyndonville, VT  05821                     
Tel: 802-626-9386                          Fax: 802-626-9386
Email:  Town of Kirby                    Website: none 
Hours:  T & Th 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Listers: same  Zoning: same

Caledonia Probate Court

For current information for the court, visit their website at: Caledonia County Probate Court

Kirby Library

The closest library appears to be the Cobleigh Public Library in Lyndon. See Cobleigh Public Library

Kirby History

   Excerpt from Child's 1887 Gazetteer
   Mexican War
   Kirby Landowners in 1858
   War of Rebellion
   Spanish-American War
   1887-1888 Business Directory

Kirby Historical Society

There is no listed historical society for Kirby.

Kirby Vital Statistics

     1790 Census     1800 Census     1810 Census     1820 Census

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.

Kirby Schools

School children from Kirby most likely attend school in East Burke, Vt.

The names and locations of historic Kirby schools was derived from old copies of topographical maps.

Kirby, VT Schools of the Past

Kirby Churches

The closest churches are in Lyndon, VT.

Cemetery Information

Digging Deep Unearthing the Mysteries of Burial and Cemetery Laws

Caledonia County Cemeteries Courtesy of Paul DesTroismaisons and Janice Boyko. Some listings of interments and GoogleMaps.

Following is a list of all cemeteries in Kirby with directions as to how to reach each one. Photos of the cemeteries are also provided. Due to the number of headstones in the larger cemeteries, I have no plans to list each stone individually at this time. Please click on the image to see a full size view.

Cemetery Listings

James Burial Ground

   

North Kirby - Brookside

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South Kirby

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Other Kirby Links

Northeastern US Waterfalls -- A list of waterfalls in the Northeastern US among which some may be located in Kirby.
Some Old Photos of Kirby --  Instructions will be shown on that site.
Vermont Historical Gazetteer - Courtesy: Rod Skinner    Local History for Vermont towns.
HomePage for Upper Connecticut River Valley    Lots of other genealogical information.
Other Listings of Interest, Courtesy - Janice Boyko
Cyndi's List for Caledonia County Vermont

Bibliography

    Kirby Bibliography

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