Johnson, Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy

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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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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

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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

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