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Welcome to the Vershire, 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 Vershire include: Beanville, Brimstone Corner, Mill Village, South Vershire, Vershire, and Vershire Center.

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.

For current information for Vershire, visit their website at: Town of Vershire

Orange County Probate Court

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

Nearby Library

Website: Vershire Community Library
Email:
Vershire Community Library

Vershire History

   Excerpt from Child's 1887 Gazetteer

Vershire Historical Society

Town Center Building, Vershire, VT
Mailing Address: PO Box 41, Vershire, VT 05079
Phone: 802-685-3897 or 802-333-9296

Contacts: Gary Goodrich, President or Rita French, Curator

The society has recently (2007) moved into the first floor addition of the Town Center Building in Vershire. They are working on displays and on a library of Vermont and local history. They are also working on digitizing files and photos.

Visitors by appointment.

Vershire Vital Information

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.


1790 Orange County

Vershire Churches

Vershire Bible Church, 17 North Road, Vershire, VT 05079 802-685-4480

Other churches in nearby towns

Vershire Schools

To be researched later.

Cemetery Information

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.

 

Following is a list of all cemeteries in Vershire with directions as to how to reach each one. Photos of the cemeteries are also provided. Please click on the image to see a full size view. Full listings of gravestones in each cemetery is on my list of things to do.

Cemetery Listings

Catholic

Norris-Davis

Smith-Mill Village

South Vershire

Spear-Norris

Taylor Valley

Vershire Center

Vershire Village

Weymouth

Other Vershire Links

Northeastern US Waterfalls -- A list of waterfalls in the Northeastern US among which some may be located in Orange.
Some Old Photos of Vershire --  Select Map/Keyword Search and select the town.
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 Orange County Vermont

Bibliography

    Orange County Bibliography

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