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Vermont Genealogy

 

 

Welcome to Groton, Vermont

for VTGenWeb Genealogy & History
Groton was chartered in 1789

 

The county coordinator for this VTGenWeb town is Ann Mensch.

Please e-mail Ann Mensch with any questions.

 

Groton is located in central Vermont, a part of the Northeast Kingdom.
The township includes Groton State Forest which hosts several State Parks/Campgrounds.

Select from the menu below:

+ CEMETERIES + CENSUS + HISTORY +

+ MAPS + VITAL RECORDS + ADDITIONAL GROTON RESOURCES +

GROTON RESEARCH RESOURCES

VITAL RECORDS

Early Birth, Marriage and Death records may be requested from the town clerk of the town in which an event occurred. Please contact the specific clerk for current instructions and fees.

 

  Groton Town Clerk: 1476 Scott Highway, VT 05046;  Phone: (802) 584-3792.

 

-- Available Records --
Birth, death & marriage records -- 1750-1856 mostly by index book record only *
Birth, death & marriage records -- 1857 - present by index & actual documents

For more recent records and alternate resources for Vermont Vital Records, visit this link.

 

CEMETERIES

Groton, Vermont area cemeteries include:

  Darling Family Cemetery -

This cemetery is located on the east side of West Glover Road, south from West Hooper Road.

o   Listings for Darling/Glover Cemetery, by the Groton Historical Society

o   Find A Grave for Darling Family Cemetery

 

  Gray Family Cemetery -

This cemetery is located north from the Groton village, on the east side of Great Road.

o   Listings for Gray Family Cemetery, by the Groton Historical Society

o   Find A Grave for Gray Family Cemetery

 

  Groton Village Cemetery -

o   Listings for Old Groton Village Cemetery, by the Groton Historical Society

o   Find A Grave for Groton Village Cemetery

 

  New Groton Village Cemetery -

o   Listings for New Groton Village Cemetery, by the Groton Historical Society

 

  Groton-Peacham Cemetery -

This cemetery is located on the east side of Great Road, at the Groton and Peacham boundaries.

o   Listings for Groton-Peacham Cemetery by the Groton Historical Society

o   Find A Grave for Groton-Peacham Cemetery

 

  Heath Family Cemetery -

This cemetery is located off the old Chelsea-Danville County Road.

o   Listings for Heath Family Cemetery, by the Groton Historical Society

o   Find A Grave for Heath Cemetery

 

  The Frost Family Cemetery -

This cemetery is located behind a private home, west of Glover Road.

Listings for The Frost Family Cemetery, by the Groton Historical Society

 

  The MacLachlin Family Cemetery -

Listings for The MacLachlin Family Cemetery, by the Groton Historical Society

 

  The Renfrew Family Cemetery -

Listings for The Renfrew Family Cemetery, by the Groton Historical Society

 

  Whitcher Family Cemetery - -

This burial place is located on the northern side of Whitcher Mountain, in Groton Township.

o   Find A Grave for Whitcher Cemetery

 

 

CENSUS

Note regarding the 1790 U.S. Census of Vermont - Vermont joined the Union in March, 1791, so its 1790 census was actually taken in 1791. At that time, Vermont consisted of 7 counties. Present-day counties were later formed from all or portions of these seven counties.

  The 1790 Census of Chittenden County - (includes towns which later became part of the counties of Franklin, Chittenden, Lamoille and portions of Orleans, Washington and Addison Counties)

  The 1790 U. S. Census of Orange County, Vermont included towns which were soon to become part of Caledonia County when it was formed, in 1792, from Orange County, (includes towns which came to be within the counties of Caledonia, Essex, Orange, Orleans and Washington)

  1790 Census (familysearch.org)

  1800 Census (familysearch.org)

  1810 Census (familysearch.org)

  1820 Census (familysearch.org)

  1830 Census (familysearch.org)

  1840 Census (familysearch.org)

  1850 Census (familysearch.org)

  1860 Census (familysearch.org)

  1870 Census (familysearch.org)

  1880 Census Index - Excellent resource!!! (familysearch.org)

  1900 Census (familysearch.org)

  1910 Census (familysearch.org)

  1920 Census (familysearch.org)

  1930 Census (familysearch.org)

  1940 Census (familysearch.org)

 

 

HISTORY

  Gazetteer of Caledonia and Essex Counties, Vermont, 1764-1887, by Hamilton Child, Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse Journal Co., Printers and Binders, 1887. (Town of Groton, pages 189 - 201)

 

  Groton Historical Society - PO Box 89, Groton, VT 05046; Phone: 802-243-0199.

The Groton Historical Society web site includes photos, listings of veterans, cemetery listings, and more!

 

MAPS

  1814 Map of Vermont, from actual survey. By Carey, Mathew (1760-1839). From Carey's General Atlas of the World. DLC. [S.l.], 1814. Repository: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA, url: <http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3750.ct000094>

Caledonia County was still part of Orange County when this 1814 Map was created.

 

  1935 map of Groton, VT

 

ADDITIONAL GROTON RESOURCES

  Town of Groton, VT

  Groton Free Public Library - 1304 Scott Hwy., Groton, VT 05046; Phone: 802-584-3358.

  Groton Historical Society - PO Box 89, Groton, VT 05046; Phone: 802-243-0199.

  For more information. (Newsletter, photos, projects, and lookups)

  Mister Glover's Groton - - The chronicle of Groton, VT from 1789 to 1978.  Out of print and no additional copies available. See the Groton Historical Society page above for lookups.

 

The current newspaper covering Groton is the Caledonia Record.

Groton Attractions

State Parks; Campgrounds (Stillwater, Ricker Pond, New Discovery), Boulder Beach and Seyon Ranch Lodge in Groton State Forest

 

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