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Lyndon

Caledonia County, Vermont

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This page is maintained by Ann Mensch, County Coordinator for Caledonia County, VTGenWeb. Though the information on this web page is believed to be correct, the possibility of error remains. Please notify Ann Mensch should an error be found.

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VITAL RECORDS

Early Birth, Marriage and Death records may be requested from the town clerk of the town in which an event occurred. Please contact the specific clerk for current instructions and fees.

For more recent records and alternate resources for Vermont Vital Records, visit this link.

HISTORY

  Lyndon Town History, on the Vermont Northeast Kingdom Guide

  Lyndon Historical Society

o   Mailing Address: P.O. Box 85 - Lyndon Center, VT 05850.

  Old Postcards of Lyndonville, VT (on Northeast Kingdom)

  Index to Names which appear in Lyndon on the ca. 1858 atlas:  "Map of Caledonia County, Vermont From Actual Surveys under the direction of H. F. Walling", New York : Baker & Tilden, 1858.

  "Map of Caledonia County, Vermont From Actual Surveys under the direction of H. F. Walling", New York : Baker & Tilden, 1858. [Library of Congress]

  Vermont in the Civil War, online by Tom Ledoux,

  Soldiers credited to Lyndon in the War of the Rebellion

  Shores Memorial Museum (Center Street, Lyndon Center, VT)

o   Mailing Address: P.O. Box 35 - Lyndon Center, VT 05850;    Phone: (802) 626-5742.

  Cobleigh Public Library

o   70 Depot Street - Lyndonville, VT  05851;     Phone: (802) 626-5475  

  Caledonia County [Vermont], by Abby Maria Hemenway. Ludlow, Vt.: Miss A. M. Hemenway, 1862.

  Reference books and articles about Lyndon, Vermont (list)

 

Biographies:

  Thomas BARTLETT, Jr. (born in Sutton, Caledonia County, Vt., June 18, 1808; died in Lyndon, Vt., September 12, 1876.): Congressional Biography, a Representative from Vermont.

  William CAHOON (born in Providence, R.I., January 12, 1774; died in Lyndon, Vt., May 30, 1833): Congressional Biography, a Representative from Vermont.

  Isaac FLETCHER (born November 22, 1784 in Dunstable, Middlesex County, Mass.; died October 19, 1842 in Lyndon, Vt.): Congressional Biography, a Representative from Vermont.

 

MAPS

  Use the query form, at USGS, to map features including cemeteries, churches, populated places, and more. Please note that the map town listed with a feature may be used as a map reference for the site, and may not be the town where the feature is actually located...Select a map to see the location of the actual feature. This database may not be complete, and, as with any database, there may be errors.

  See the main VTGenWeb page for Caledonia County, Vermont for additional maps.

 

CEMETERIES

Lyndon, Vermont area cemeteries include:
   Baptist Hill Cemetery, Lyndonville;

St. Elizabeth Catholic Cemetery, Lyndonville;

Drowns Cemetery, Lyndonville;

John Wall Cemetery, Lyndon (East)

Lyndon Town Cemetery, in Lyndon Center

  Lyndon Town Cemetery map and inscriptions (on Northeast Kingdom)

 

CENSUS

  1790 Census (familysearch.org)

  See the main VTGenWeb page for Caledonia County, Vermont topic CENSUS for additional Census.

 

GENERAL

 

Reference resources: Articles and books about Lyndon, Vermont

Apple Orcharding in Lyndon, Vermont, edited by Jennie D. Folsom. Lyndonville, Vt. : Union-Journal Print, 1912

Cahoon, George C. [History of the town of Lyndon], by George C. Cahoon. Vermont historical magazine p. 341-356

Downs, Virginia Campbell Mansions & Meadows Lyndon Historical Society, 1991

Greenleaf, Jonathan, 1785-1865. A sketch of the settlement of the town of Lyndon, in the county of Caledonia, and state of Vermont : collected from authentic records, and from reliable tradition, in March, 1842, by Jonathan Greenleaf. Middlebury : Printed by J. Cobb, 1852.

Hemenway, Abby Maria. Caledonia County [Vermont]. Ludlow, Vt.: Miss A. M. Hemenway, 1862.

Hometown Album, by Harriet Fletcher Fisher. Lyndon : Lyndon Historical Society, 1995.

Look around Lyndon, compiled by the Lyndon Bicentennial Booklet Committee ; Photographs by James Herrity. Lyndon, Vt. : Lyndon Bicentennial Booklet Comm., 1978.

Lyndon Educational Plan Vermonter State Magazine, ca 1916.

Lyndon : Gem in the Green, by Venila Lovina Shores ; compiled and edited by Ruth Hopkins McCarty. Lyndonville, Vt. : Town of Lyndon, 1986. xv, 411 p. : ill.

Lyndon, Images of America, By Harriett Fletcher Fisher Lyndon, Vt. : Lyndon Historical Society, c1998.

Manning's St. Johnsbury and Lyndonville including Lyndon township, Barnet, Concord, Danville, Kirby, and Waterford (Vermont) directory ...Springfield, Mass., H.A. Manning co., 1897-c19. v. fold. map. 24 cm.

 


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