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  • Washington County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, Vermont. Washington County was originally established as Jefferson County in 1810 and was organized the following year. In 1814 it was renamed to Washington County after the first US President, George Washington. The name change occurred after the Federalists took control of the Vermont Legislature from the Jeffer...

  • Caledonia County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Caledonia County, Vermont. Overview The county shares the same pre-Columbian history with the Northeast Kingdom.Rogers' Rangers were forced to retreat through the county following their attack on Saint-Francis, Quebec in 1759. To confound their avenging pursuers, they had split up. One group came south over the summit into the Passump...

  • Bennington County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bennington County, Vermont. History Bennington is the oldest county in Vermont still in existence, created by the first general assembly on March 17, 1778. Vermont was organized into two original counties, with Bennington in the west and Unity (a few days later renamed Cumberland) in the east. On February 16, 1781 Rutland County was c...

  • Orange County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Orange County, Vermont. Orange County was organized on February 2, 1781 as an original county within the state and was named for William, of Orange. Adjacent Counties Caledonia County Grafton County, NH Windsor County Washington County Addison County Towns, Villages & Communities Bradford Braintree Brookfi...

  • Chittenden County, Vermont

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Chittenden County, Vermont.Chittenden County was formed in 1787 as an original county. Adjacent Counties * Addison County * Clinton County, NY * Essex County, NY * Franklin County * Grand Isle County * Lamoille County * Washington County Cities, Towns & Villages *Bolton*Buel's Gore*Burlington (Shire Seat)

  • Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery

    Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery is located in Randolph Center, Vermont. Find a Grave

  • Vermont Veterans Home Cemetery

    Vermont Veterans Home Cemetery is located in Bennington, Vermont. Find a Grave

  • Vermont College of Fine Arts

    Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA) is a private graduate-level art school in Montpelier, Vermont. It offers Master's degrees in low-residency and residential programs. Its faculty includes Pulitzer Prize finalists, National Book Award winners, Newbery Medal honorees, Guggenheim Fellowship and Fulbright Program fellows, and Ford Foundation grant recipients. The literary magazine Hunger Mountain...

  • University of Vermont

    Wikipedia The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, more commonly known as the University of Vermont or UVM, is a public research university and, after 1862, the U.S. state of Vermont's land-grant university. The University of Vermont is labeled one of the original "Public Ivies," a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those o...

  • Norwich University

    Wikipedia =Norwich University – The Military College of Vermont is a private university located in Northfield, Vermont (USA). It is the oldest private military college in the United States. The university was founded in 1819 at Norwich, Vermont, as the American Literary, Scientific and Military Academy. It is the oldest of six senior military colleges, and is recognized by the United States Dep...

  • Windsor County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Windsor County, Vermont. Windsor County was established on February 16, 1781 and was named after Windsor, Connecticut. Adjacent Counties Orange County Grafton County, NH Sullivan County, NH Addison County Bennington County Rutland County Windham County For a complete list of Towns, Villages & Communities, ple...

  • Windham County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Windham County, Vermont. Windham county was created in 1781 and named for either Wyndham, England, or Windham County, Connecticut. Adjacent Counties Cheshire County, NH Franklin County, Mass. Sullivan Co NH Windsor County Bennington County For a complete list of Towns, Villages & Communities, please see Wikipedia...

  • Middlebury College

    Wikipedia =Middlebury College=Middlebury College is a private liberal arts college located in Middlebury, Vermont, in the United States. Founded in 1800, it is one of the oldest liberal arts colleges in the United States. Drawing 2,500 undergraduates from all 50 states and over 70 countries, Middlebury offers 44 majors in the arts, humanities, literature, foreign languages, social sciences, and...

  • Addison County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Addison County, Vermont. History Iroquois settled in the county before Europeans arrived in 1609. French settlers in Crown Point, New York extended their settlements across Lake Champlain. A few individuals or families came up the lake from Canada and established themselves at Chimney Point in 1730. In 1731, Fort Frederic was erected ...

  • Orleans County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Orleans County, Vermont. The county was created in 1792 and organized in 1799. It was named after Orléans, France. Adjacent Counties & Provinces Essex County Province of Québec Caledonia County Lamoille County Franklin County Cities, Villages, Towns & Communities Albany | Barton | Beebe Plain | Brownington | Char...

  • Essex County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Essex County, Vermont. History Prior to the arrival of colonists of European descent, the area was populated by the Abenakis. They used the Connecticut and Nulhegan rivers as primary means of travel through the area along with many subsidiary rivers and streams. The culture was mostly hunter-gatherer with a combination of agriculture,...

  • Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, Vermont

    This project is for those buried in Lyndon Center Cemetery, Lyndon, Caledonia County, Vermont. Notable Interments Thomas Bartlett, Jr. (1808-1876) - US Congress William Cahoon (1774-1833) - US Congress Isaac Fletcher (1784-1842) - US Congress Links Find a Grave

  • New England Order of Protection

    The New England Order of Protection was fraternal benefit/mutual aid society serving New England. Its foundational principles were equity, benevolence, and charity. The Order was founded in 1887 and incorporated in Massachusetts. It had splintered off from the Knights and Ladies of Honor, which was one of the reasons the N.E.O.P. was always gender-inclusive. According to the N.E.O.P.'s founder...

  • Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, Vermont

    This project is for those buried in Pine Hill Cemetery, Brandon, Rutland County, Vermont. Notable Interments Thomas Davenport (1802-1851) - Inventor Ebenezer Jolls Ormsby (1834-1924) - Governor of Vermont Links Find a Grave

  • Saint Michael's College

    Wikipedia Saint Michael's College is a private Catholic college of approximately 2,000 undergraduate students located in Colchester, Vermont, in the United States. Saint Michael's grants Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in over 30 majors. The campus is 100 percent residential. Notable Alumni

  • Education in Vermont

    This subportal is part of the State of Vermont Portal and the Education in the United States Portal . = == Welcome to the Education in Vermont subportal! ==This subportal is part of the Education in the United States portal, which is in turn part of Geni's umbrella portal for all education-related projects. We hope this categorization makes things easier for you to find!If you have a project to...

  • Goddard College

    Wikipedia =Goddard College is an accredited private liberal arts college located in Plainfield, Vermont, Port Townsend, Washington, and Seattle, Washington, offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs. With predecessor institutions dating to 1863, Goddard College was founded in 1938 as an experimental and non-traditional educational institution based on the ideas of John Dewey: that exp...

  • New England

    This is a sub-project for the Colonial Americas Master Project. England is a region in the northeastern corner of the United States consisting of the six states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. New England is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Canada (the Canadian Maritimes and Quebec) and the state of New York.In one of the earliest English settlemen...

  • South Walden Cemetery, South Walden, Vermont

    This project is for those buried in South Walden Cemetery, South Walden, Caledonia County, Vermont. Find a Grave

  • Franklin County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Vermont.In 1792, Franklin County was formed and named for Benjamin Franklin. It is the birthplace of 21st president of the United States, Chester Alan Arthur . Adjacent Counties & Provinces * Chittenden County * Grand Isle County * Lamoille County * Orleans County * Province of Québec Cities, Towns & Villages

  • Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, Vermont

    This project is for those who are buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Orwell, Addison County, Vermont. Find a Grave

  • Old Benson Cemetery, Benson, Vermont

    This project is for those who are buried in Old Benson Cemetery, Benson, Rutland County, Vermont. Find a Grave

  • Rutland County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rutland County, Vermont. On 16 February 1781, Rutland County was created and was named for the English county of Rutland. For a complete list of Cities, Towns, Villages & Communities, please see Wikipedia . Adjacent Counties Addison County Windsor County Bennington County Washington County, NY Links Wikiped...

  • Vermont with Counties, Towns and Communities Project .

    This Project is for those who were born, lived, and died in the State of Vermont.

  • Vermont General Assembly

    The Vermont General Assembly is the legislative body of the state of Vermont, in the United States. The Legislature is formally known as the "General Assembly," but the style of "Legislature" is commonly used, including by the body itself. The General Assembly is a bicameral legislature, consisting of the 150-member Vermont House of Representatives and the 30-member Vermont Senate. Members of t...

  • Green Mountain Boys

    The Green Mountain Boys were a militia organization first established in the late 1760s in the territory between the British provinces of New York and New Hampshire, known as the New Hampshire Grants (which later became the state of Vermont). Headed by Ethan Allen and members of his extended family, they were instrumental in resisting New York's attempts to control the territory, over which it ...

  • Vermont in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Vermont who served in the Union Army.

  • Settlers and Native Families of the Middle Grant Towns VT & NH USA

    In 1761 the then Royal Governor Wentworth of New Hampshire, under the power invested in him by King George, issued 12 charters for towns along the Connecticut River along with specifications as to what purveyors needed to accomplish to make the charter valid, including governance, number of settlers, and land allotment. This was the first in a series of such grants. The first towns are known as...

  • Bennington College

    Bennington College is a private liberal arts college in Bennington, Vermont. Founded in 1932 as a women's college, it became co-educational in 1969. It claims to be the first college to include visual and performing arts as an equal partner in the liberal arts curriculum. Please add any and all profiles of students, alumnae/i, faculty, and staff. * Wikipedia: Bennington College

  • Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, Vermont

    This project is for those buried in Middlebury Cemetery, Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont.The cemetery has also been known as West Cemetery and is located on South Main Street, adjoining Saint Mary's Cemetery. Notable Burials * Daniel Chipman (1765-1850) - US Congressman*Amun Her-Khep-Esh-Ef (unknown-1883) - Egyptian Aristocrat (4,000 year old mummy)* James Meacham (1810-1856) - US Congressm...

  • United States Senators from Vermont

    United States Senators from Vermont List of United States Senators from Vermont (from the U.S. Senate web site--no links) of United States Senators from Vermont (with wikipedia links)

  • 1st Vermont Brigade (USA), US Civil War

    The First Vermont Brigade , or Old Brigade was an infantry brigade in the Union Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War. It suffered the highest casualty count of any brigade in the history of the United States Army, with some 1,172 killed in action. It was the only brigade in the Army of the Potomac known by the name of its state.Major General James Harrison Wilson:>The Vermont briga...

  • Lamoille County, Vermont

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lamoille County, Vermont.= Official Website =The county was created in 1835 and organized the following year and was named for its principal waterway, the Lamoille River. Adjacent Counties * Caledonia County * Washington County * Chittenden County * Franklin County * Orleans County Towns, Villages & Communities *Belvidere*Belvidere Ce...

  • Grand Isle County, Vermont

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Grand Isle County, Vermont.Grand Isle County is one of several Vermont counties created from land ceded by the state of New York on January 15, 1777, when Vermont declared itself to be a distinct state from New York. It was named for the islands of Lake Champlain, which was named for the French explorer Samuel de Champlain. Adjacent ...

  • State of Vermont

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . =The state of Vermont is a state (and former republic) in the New England region of the northeastern United States and the fourteenth state admitted to the Union. This portal is for people researching its residents, who are known as "Vermonters."Known as "The Green Mountain State," Vermont is the 2nd-least populous of the U.S. states, with nearly 50,00...

  • 1st Vermont Heavy Artillery Regiment (USA), US Civil War

    UNION VERMONT TROOPS===1st Vermont Heavy Artillery Regiment==Mustered in at Brattleboro, VT., as the 11th Vermont Infantry Regiment but was changed to heavy artillery December 10, 1862, while on duty in Washington. The additional companies, L. and M. made necessary by this change, were recruited in July and October, 1863. The regiment was assigned to garrison duty within the defences of Washing...

  • 6th Vermont Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 6th Vermont Infantry, while formed separately, was combined with other Vermont state units to create the 1st Vermont Brigade.* Colonels: Nathan S. Lord, Oscar S. Tuttle, Elisha Leonard Barney, Sumner H. Lincoln* Lieutenant Colonels: Asa P. Blunt, Oscar S. Tuttle, Elisha Leonard Barney, Oscar Adrian Hale, Franklin George Butterfield , Sumner H. Lincoln, William J. Sperry* Majors: Oscar S. Tu...

  • 11th Vermont Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    UNION VERMONT TROOPS===11th Vermont Infantry==The 11th Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry or simply known as 11th VVI was a three-years infantry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War. It served in eastern theater, from September 1862 to August 1865. It served in the XXII Corps in the defenses of Washington D.C., and with the Vermont Brigade in VI Corps.The regiment was must...

  • Cavendish, Vermont and Founders

    Cavendish, Vermont This project will collect information about the beginning of Cavendish and the founders.HISTORYThe charter for Cavendish was issued by New Hampshire on October 12, 1761 and the Town was rechartered by New York on June 16, 1762. Cavendish was most likely named for William Cavendish, the fourth Duke of Devonshire.The first settlers in Cavendish, John and Susanna Coffeen and the...

  • Native American Tribes- State of Vermont

    Links=== Naming Conventions

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  • Jews of Vermont

    Vermont Jewish History "Vermont's Oldest Jewish Cemetery" 152 years ago, Jewish families moved to the Slate Valley from Germany, looking for a better life. A high school student hopes to preserve their burial ground.Who was the first Jew in Vermont? Jacob Rader Marcus "The careful historian soon comes to the unfailing rule that no Jew is ever the first Jew in any town: there is always one who h...

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