Mansfield, Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy

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Mansfield  is an extinct town formerly in Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy and Chittenden County, Vermont Genealogy. Mansfield was first surveyed and established prior to settlement in 1763.[1][2] The earliest settlers in Underhill (west side of the mountain) arrived 1786, so the west side of Mansfield would have been settled later than that.[3] The western third of Mansfield on the west side of the peak was annexed to Underhill, Chittenden County, Vermont Genealogy (Chittenden County) in 1839. The eastern two-thirds portion of Mansfield was voted by its citizens into Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy (Lamoille County) in 1848.[2]

Records.  The 1815-1844 Mansfield town records, and deeds 1815-1851, are preserved at the town of Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy. A microfilm copy is available from the Family History Libray on film 28468 Item 1 (town records) and film 28468 Items 2-3 to 28469 (deeds). Also, try searching for some of the records of western Mansfield residents in records of Underhill, Chittenden County, Vermont Genealogy.

Adjacent towns: Cambridge | Elmore | Morristown | Sterling | Stowe | Chittenden County:  Bolton | Essex | Jericho | Underhill | Westford | Washington County:  Waterbury

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Michael J. Leclerc, Genealogist's Handbook for New England Research, 5th ed. (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2012), 395. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 974 D27g 2012.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mount Mansfield in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia (accessed 1 April 2013).
  3. Underhill Town Profile in The Town of Underhill, VT (accessed 1 April 2013).