Wolcott, Lamoille County, Vermont Genealogy

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Brief History[edit | edit source]

Wolcott was chartered on August 22, 1781 by the Vermont Legislature. The town was named for General Oliver Wolcott, a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  The population at the 2010 US Census was 1,676. [1]  [2]

Historical Data
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Inventory of the town, village and city archives of Vermont, no. 8, Lamoille County, vol. 10, Town of Wolcott - view a digital version of this document.

Town Histories
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Vital Records[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Historical Records Collection has Vermont birth, death, and marriage records online.
  • Wolcott, Vermont Death Records, 2000-2006, are available on FamilySearch (browse only images).

Military Records
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Probate Records
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The probate district for Wolcott 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 Wolcott

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Wolcott Cemetery Records, early to 1870, are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Town Records 
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Wolcott Town Clerks Office
28 Railroad St.
PO Box 100
Wolcott, VT 05680
Phone: (802) 888-2746
Email: Wolcott@pshift.com
Website: http://www.wolcottvt.org/

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

The Barre Montpelier Times-Argus

New and Citizen

Libraries and Historical Societies[edit | edit source]

Glee Merritt Kelley Community Library
320 School Mill Rd.
Wolcott, VT 05680
Phone: (802) 472-6551
Website: http://www.wolcott.ossu.org/departments/library

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