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Local History and Genealogy



  • The History of Putney, Vermont 1753-1953, edited Edith DeWolfe, Lura H. Frost, Edith I. Gassett, Inez S. Harlow, and Elizabeth G. Scott (Putney VT: Fortnightly Club, 1953).

  • People of Putney 1753-1953. Compiled by the Fortnightly Club of Putney VT (Putney VT: The Fortnightly Club, 1953).

  • "The History of Putney" by Amos Foster, from Vermont Historical Gazetteer, Vol. V., Montpelier, Vt. : Vermont Watchman and State Journal Press, 1891.

  • "History of the Town of Putney," compiled and published by Hamilton Child, 1884. Gazetteer and Business Directory of Windham County, Vt., 1724-1884," pages 272-286. 

  • Putney Historical Society - Historical Photographs

  • The Fort on the Great Meadows

  •  "Perversion of Legal Maxims" -- Strange marriage custom of Windham County.


Putney Town Hall about 1900

Vital Records

  • Vital Records of Putney, Vermont to the Year 1900 by Ken Stevens (The Genealogical Society of Vermont, 1992). Note, this book also includes some baptisms, marriages, and deaths from the records of the Congregational Church.

  • Putney Town Clerk
    P.O Box 233
    Putney, VT 05346




       David Allen
          Samuel Lord Family

Journal of Miss Sally Mary Drown, afterwards Mrs. Samuel P. Miller, Contributed by Ruth H. Barton.


        Windham County Family Bibles


Mount Pleasant Cemetery

Dusty Ridge Cemetery

Old North Burying Ground

McWain Cemetery

Maple Grove Cemetery

Joy Cemetery

East Putney Cemetery

Lowell Cemetery

West Hill Cemetery

Aplin Cemetery

Houghton Farm Cemetery

Davis Cemetery

Dipping Hole Cemetery

Kathan Cemetery

Allen Cemetery


Inscriptions for the above cemeteries have been published in: Gravestone Inscriptions in Putney Vermont by Ken Stevens (Privately printed, 1994).

                 Census Records

                Genealogy & Famous Sons

Philip Alexander


George Aiken

                Historical & Genealogical Societies & Libraries

  • Putney Historical Society, Town Hall, Putney, VT 05346
    phone: 802-387-5862
    email putneyhs@sover.net


  • Putney Public Library, Putney, VT 05346

Local Websites

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