Cornwall, Addison County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

The charter for Cornwall was granted by Benning Wentworth, governor of New Hampshire, on November 3, 1761. The town was organized on March 2, 1784.  The population for the 2010 US Census, 2010 was 1,185.  [1] [2]

Historical Data[edit | edit source]

Town Histories[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

The probate district for Cornwall is Addison.
Addison Probate Court
7 Mahady Court
Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: (802) 388-2612

City Directories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

1871 map of Cornwall Township

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

The following is a list of cemeteries in present-day Cornwall. For location of cemeteries, see Cemeteries of Vermont, Addison County, website at this link.

Cornwall VT Cemetery Records, arranged by cemeteries, taken in 1919, are available on microfilm from the Family History Library.

Churches[edit | edit source]

Church records of the town of Cornwall, Vermont, compiled by Mary Baker Allen Chapter, January 23, 1929, are available on microfilm from the Family History Library.

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Town Clerk Vital and Town Records, 1784-1855, can be found on FamilySearch (browse only images).

The Family History Library has microfilm of original records from the Cornwall Town Clerk's Office. These include Deeds, 1784-1856; index to deeds, 1784-1951Land records, 1833-1883, and Town and vital records of Cornwall, Vermont, 1791-Jan. 1999.

Cornwall Town Offices
2629 Route 30
Cornwall, Vermont 05753
Phone: (802) 462-2775
Website: http://cornwallvt.com/

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Burlington Free Press

Rutland Herald

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Cornwall Historical Society
Phone: (802) 462-2003
Email: ctall@shoreham.net

Town of Cornwall Library
2629 Route 30
Cornwall, Vermont 05753
Phone: (802) 462-2775
Website: http://cornwallvt.com/library/

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Cornwall, VT History http://www.cornwallvt.com
  2. History of the Town of Cornwall, VT http://usgenwebsites.org/VTAddison/towns.html#cornwall

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