Cambridge, Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about Vermont denominations, view the New Hampshire Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in TOWN, visit.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of TOWN:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of TOWN:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of TOWN:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Vermont, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of TOWN:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Vermont, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are TOWN town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Historically, the largest religious groups in Vermont were the Congregational, Baptist, Roman Catholic, and Methodist churches. For general information about Vermont denominations, view the New Hampshire Church Records wiki page.

To see the churches in TOWN, visit.

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. The following are church records available online for the town of TOWN:

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

The following are online land records for the town of TOWN:

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

The following are online maps of the town of TOWN:

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

In Vermont, most probate records are kept at the town level. The following are online probate records for the town of TOWN:

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

In Vermont, most records are kept at the town level and generally began being kept at the founding of the town. These records may include the following:

  • Births
  • Marriages
  • Deaths
  • Burials
  • Cemetery records
  • Appointments
  • Earmarks
  • Estrays (stray animals)
  • Freemens' oaths (men eligible to vote)
  • Land records
  • Mortgages
  • Name changes
  • Care of the poor
  • School records
  • Surveys
  • Tax lists
  • Town meeting minutes
  • Voter registrations
  • Warning outs (of town)

The following are TOWN town records available online:

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

The town clerk is responsible for these records, and so most originals can be found at the town clerk's office.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Births[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Deaths[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Brief History[edit | edit source]

Cambridge was chartered on August 31, 1781 by the Vermont State Legislature.  Cambridge includes the villages of Jeffersonville and Cambridge. The population was 3,659 at the 2010 U.S. Census.  [1]  [2]

Historical Data
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Inventory of the town, village and city archives of Vermont, no. 8, Lamoille County, vol. II, Town of Cambridge - view a digital version of this document online.

Town Histories
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The history of Cambridge, Vermont, by Winona S. Noble (1976) - find this book in a library.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.

Military Records
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Cambridge, Vermont Personal War Sketches, 1861-1865, are available on FamilySearch.

Probate Records
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The probate district for Cambridge is Lamoille.
Lamoille Probate Court
154 Main St.
PO Box 570
Hyde Park, VT 05655
Phone: (802) 888-3306

Church Records
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  • Mission of the Holy Cross (Cambridge, Vermont) Church Records, 1875-1909, are available on microfilm from the Family History Library.
  • Records of the Mission of the Holy Apostles, Cambridge, Vermont, 1858-1908, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

City Directories
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Maps
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1878 map of Cambridge

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

The following is a list of major cemeteries in present-day Cambridge. For location of all cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Lamoille County, website at this link.  

Town Records 
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Cambridge, Vermont Land Records, 1850-1917, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1925-1999, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Cambridge Town Clerk's Office. These include Town and vital records, 1785-Oct. 1999; indexes, 1772-1999, and Deeds, 1784-1850.

Cambridge Town Clerk
85 Church St.
Jeffersonville, VT 05464
Phone: (802) 644-2251
Website: http://www.townofcambridgevt.org/

Newspapers
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Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

New and Citizen

Libraries and Historical Societies
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Varnum Memorial Library
PO Box 198
194 Main Street
Jeffersonville, VT 05464-0198
Phone: (802) 644-2117
Email: TheVarnum@gmail.com
Website: http://thevarnum.org/

Cambridge Historical Society
49 School St.
PO Box 16
Jeffersonville, VT 05464
Email: Info@CambridgeHistoricalSociety.org
Website: http://www.cambridgehistoricalsociety.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cambridgehistoricalsociety

References
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