Sheffield, VT - Vermont Genealogy Page

Sheffield, Vermont - Home Page


Welcome to the Sheffield, Vermont web site. Please note that this site is designed primarily for use by genealogists and is not intended to be the official town site.

Links to external web sites are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or approval of any of the products, services or opinions contained in any external web site. Please direct your research questions to the appropriate Town Offices as listed on the town pages or to the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration at Vermont State Archives

Town Government

Sheffield village was the only village ever established within the town of Sheffield.

It should be noted that Town Clerks as a rule no longer will perform research but will assist researchers when they visit the town offices.

For current information for Sheffield, visit their website at: Town of Sheffield
Fees:  Certified Copies         -  $10.00 per page
           Non-Certified Copies -  $1.00 per page 

Caledonia Probate Court

For current information for the court, visit their website at: Caledonia County Probate Court

Sheffield Library

There are no public libraries listed for Sheffield by the Vermont Department of Libraries.

Sheffield History

   Excerpt from Child's 1887 Gazetteer
   Mexican War
   War of Rebellion
   Spanish-American War
   Sheffield Landowners in 1858
   1887-1888 Business Directory

Sheffield Historical Society

Municipal Building, 37 Dane Road, Sheffield, VT  05866.
Mailing Address: 37 Dane Road, Sheffield, VT 05866
Email: Sheffield Historical Society
For current information for Sheffield, visit their website at: Sheffield Historical Society

Phone: 802-626-8013
Contact Person: Norma L. Williams

The society archives are housed at the Municipal Building.  The 1847 Town House Museum is open Saturday during the summer from 11:00 Am to 3:00 PM or weekdays by appointment.  Displays include early Sheffield life, Civil War soldiers of Sheffield, maps on the old cemeteries, and the school districts in 1875.  Inquiries for private tours or genealogy are welcome.

Sheffield Vital Statistics

     1790 Census     1800 Census     1810 Census     1820 Census
    Births                 Deaths               Marriages         Misc

Census reporting ends with the 1820 census. There were over 50 separate items of data gathered in the 1830 census. That fact and that names are not in alphabetical order make it impractical to report later years.

Sheffield Schools

Millers Run School, PO Box 154, Sheffield, VT  05866
TEL: 802-626-9755 FAX: 802-626-4316 Hours: M - F 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

The names and locations of historic Sheffield schools was derived from old copies of topographical maps.

Sheffield, VT Schools of the Past

Sheffield Churches

Cemetery Information

Digging Deep Unearthing the Mysteries of Burial and Cemetery Laws

Caledonia County Cemeteries Courtesy of Paul DesTroismaisons and Janice Boyko. Some listings of interments and GoogleMaps.

Following is a list of all cemeteries in Sheffield with directions as to how to reach each one. Photos of the cemeteries are also provided. Due to the number of headstones in the larger cemeteries, I have no plans to list each stone individually at this time. Please click on the image to see a full size view.

Cemetery Listings



Cass - Heights




Free Will Baptist






Union House


Other Sheffield Links

Northeastern US Waterfalls -- A list of waterfalls in the Northeastern US among which some may be located in Sheffield.
Some Old Photos of Sheffield --  Instructions will be shown on that site.
Vermont Historical Gazetteer - Courtesy: Rod Skinner    Local History for Vermont towns.
HomePage for Upper Connecticut River Valley    Lots of other genealogical information.
Other Listings of Interest, Courtesy - Janice Boyko
Cyndi's List for Caledonia County Vermont


    Sheffield Bibliography

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