Johnson, 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]

Johnson was chartered on January 2, 1792 by the Vermont Legislature.  The town is perhaps most well known as the location of Johnson State College and Johnson Woollen Mills.  [1]  [2]

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

Town Histories
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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

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

Military Records
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Johnson, Vermont Enrolled Militia Records, 1863, are available on FamilySearch.

Probate Records
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The probate district for Johnson 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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City Directories
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Maps
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1878 map of Johnson

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

  • Bidwell-French Hill Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Evergreen Ledge Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Lamoille View Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Plot Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Saint Johns Catholic Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.
  • Whitting Hill Cemetery - inscriptions at Find A Grave site.

Johnson, Vermont Cemetery Records, 1800-1880, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Town Records 
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Johnson Town Clerk
293 Lower Main St. West
Johnson, VT 05656
Phone: (802) 635-2611
Website: http://townofjohnson.com/

Newspapers
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Burlington Free Press

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

New and Citizen

Libraries and Historical Societies
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Johnson Public Library
7 Library St.
Johnson, VT 05656
Phone: (802) 635-7141
Johnson Public Library on Facebook

Johnson Historical Society

Johnson Historical Society Website
Johnson Historical Society on Facebook

References
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