Brattleboro
Organized 1724
Vermont
Local History and Genealogy


New Cemetery Books Now Available

History

o        Brattleboro History Scrapbook by Thomas St. John

o        "History of Brattleboro" by Henry Burnham, from Vermont Historical Gazetteer compiled by A.M. Hemenway, 1880, Vol. 5.

o        Annals of Brattleboro, 1681-1895 by Mary R. Cabot, 1921.

o        Selected Historical Vignettes by John N. Houpis, Jr. (Brattleboro Publishing Co., Ltd, 1973).

o        Town Reports

o        Brattleboro, had in the past, what could be called City Directories that listed the people living in the city, on what street, and most often what their occupation was. These are also printed by one year or two year intervals. The Brooks Memorial Library, has a set of these for Brattleboro with the earliest being 1874. When telephone books became popular, the directories, as such, were discontinued.

o        The Vermont Asylum for the Insane - also called - The Brattleboro Retreat

 

NEW

 

Succinct Account of Some Memorable Events and Remarkable Occurrences in the Life of Levi Redfield, Late of Connecticut, now Residing in Brattleboro, Vermont, written by Himself [Levi Redfield] (Brattleborough, Vermont, Press of B. Smead, 1798).   PDF Document

Vital Records

o        Brattleboro Town Clerk
Annette L. Cappy
230 Main St., Suite 108
Brattleboro, VT 05301

802-254-4541, ext. 129

o        Town Reports

o        Articles from Brattleboro, Vermont (Windham County) Newspaper 1915-1916

 

Burial Listing of Patients Who Died at the Vermont Asylum for the Insane (Retreat), Brattleboro, Vermont
Introduction        Database

Cemeteries

Brattleboro Cemeteries

West Brattleboro Cemetery Photos
The Tombstone Transcription Project

 

Census Records

 

Families & Genealogy

Ellis Gravestone Photographs West Brattleboro Cemetery Photos The Tombstone Transcription Project

o        Sargent and Allied Families --- Descendants of Digory Sargent
Email: Marge Howe

o        Digory Sargent

o        Michael Roman's Ahnentafel on some Windham County Families, including surnames of Bruce, Morel, Ball, Charter, Whitney, Phillips, Stearns and Joslin

This Ahnentafel represents the ancestors of Hattie E. J. Bruce of Newfane and Brattleboro, VT. Her ancestors were, for the most part, early New England settlers, their roots extending back to England.

Succinct Account of Some Memorable Events and Remarkable Occurrences in the Life of Levi Redfield, Late of Connecticut, now Residing in Brattleboro, Vermont, written by Himself [Levi Redfield] (Brattleborough, Vermont, Press of B. Smead, 1798).   PDF Document 

Biography

o        John Humphrey Noyes

Rudyard Kipling

 

Maps & Places

o        National Register Properties

Military

o        Military In Brattleboro From 1724 ~ Contributed by Tina S. Vickery

o        Brattleboro in the Civil War

         Brattleboro National Cemetery

         Brattleboro Hospital

         Brattleboro Monument

o        65 Year Search By Pennsylvania Woman For Soldier Husband Ends At Lonely Grave in Vermont Cemetery. ~ Discovery of a grass grown plot in a Brattleboro cemetery, marked by a faded and tattered flag and a headstone, moss grown from the storms of years, marks the end of a search which Mrs. Daniel Meyers of Lancaster, Pa., has maintained for sixty-five years for her soldier husband. .....

Newspapers

o        Brattleboro Reformer

o        Brattleboro, Vermont (Windham County) Newspapers 1915-1916 ~ by Terry Perham

Photographs
                    Brattleboro Class Picture from about 1904 

Historical Societies &Libaries

o        Brattleboro Historical Society

o        Brooks Memorial Library

Local Websites

o        Brattleboro, Vermont

 
Books with local color

Archer Mayor is the author of the highly successful series of mystery novels featuring Brattleboro Vermont policeman Joe Gunther.

This is the Brattleboro Municipal Building where Joe has his office.

 

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