Vermont History and Genealogy

About Me

I have been researching my own Vermont History and Genealogy for over 25 years. The Names I have done the most research on in the Vermont area are as follows:


I have a lot of source material relating to the above, so if you, too, are researching those names, and have specific questions, drop me a line at 72 FLH @ twcny . rr . com (without the spaces) and I’ll try to help.

I will be adding a lot of my primary research here as time permits, so keep checking back.



  1. I wonder if the genealogy for President Chester Arthur is correct as I think his father’s surname was “Arthur” — not ‘MacArthur”. The actual marriage record for his parents has his signature as ‘William Arthur”/ I cab send you a copy if you would like it..


    Comment by Ken Steffenson — August 3, 2007 @ 2:47 am

  2. Thank You for the oppotunity of using your knowledge. My interest lies in the Coolidge family I wish to know where I can borrow (cannot afford to buy!) Emma Dowling Coolidge’s The descendants of John and Mary Coolidge as I have reason to believe that I am related to the family via the John of Pres. Calvins grandfather X 7
    Thank you

    Comment by Alec E Prior — September 2, 2007 @ 11:14 am

  3. November 12, 2007
    I have a GENEOLOGY BEFORE Asa Douglas.

    Comment by Neil E. Krebs, Ph.D. — November 12, 2007 @ 2:39 am

  4. Hi, very helpful site. I am researching Fish/Swett (Sweat) from the Rutland area. Thank you.

    Comment by Tanya — February 19, 2008 @ 2:38 pm

    • My father was Lyndon Liberty and William Stratton was my Grandfather on my mother’s side. I have genealogy for both.

      Comment by Lorene Liberty-Curtis — December 21, 2009 @ 1:48 pm

      • Greeting Aunt,

        Not sure if this will ever get to you or not, but I was googling my/grandpa’s name and saw this site.

        If it does get to you I hope you and your’s are doing well.

        Lyndon Alton Liberty II

        Comment by Lyndon Liberty — June 17, 2010 @ 11:32 pm

  5. any info on william stratton or lyndon liberty from irasburg vermont he was an inventor

    Comment by Pat — March 5, 2008 @ 5:03 pm

    • Hello All,

      I am looking for will of my Gr-Fa Asa Douglas who has been mentioned on these posts. His will dated 1812 or his father’s.. Asa will dated 1792.


      Comment by Joan Welsh — February 27, 2010 @ 4:31 pm

    • William Stratton was my grandfather on mothers side and Lyndon Liberty was my father. I have genealogy for the Stratton and Liberty lines

      Comment by Lorene Liberty-Curtis — June 18, 2010 @ 11:23 am

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        Comment by Anonymous — May 23, 2015 @ 3:23 am

    • Lyndon Liberty was my father and William Stratton was my Grandfather on my mother’s side. I have genealogy for both.

      Comment by Lorene Liberty-Curtis — October 12, 2010 @ 4:47 pm

  6. June 22, 2008
    My wife, ISABEL JOAN Krebs[nee
    ‘Cogan’ is a DIRECT DECENDANT of ‘Asa Douglas’! We live on the ‘William Douglas’ home-site. WE have the Douglas geneolgy [publ: 1897] on compact-disc&Book
    I am a member [1963] of the Crown Point Historical Association.

    Comment by Neil E. Krebs, P.E., P.E.Br — June 26, 2008 @ 5:45 pm

  7. I am doing research on the early firearms manufacturing industry along Otter Creek (indcluding Champlain Arsenal) and am wondering if you have found any information of this subject. By the way, I live in a Ferrisburg house supposedly build ca 1842-3 with gold found in a crock on the property. Ever hear of such a story? I’ve enjoyed your work very much.

    Comment by Ralph Shepard — June 29, 2008 @ 2:02 am

  8. Dr Neil Krebs,

    Please contact me about Aubrey relative in Australia.


    Comment by Janet Aubrey — July 13, 2008 @ 2:35 am

  9. Krebs – Aubrey

    Comment by Janet Aubrey — July 13, 2008 @ 2:39 am

  10. I am looking for Asa Douglas genealogy.

    Comment by Bonnie Douglass Moyer — July 30, 2008 @ 2:09 am

  11. I have a little early information on the Blaisdell and Standish families in Randolph and Montpelier which I am glad to share.

    I hope to locate a cemetery in “West Randolph” where one Moses Standish was buried in 1840.

    I know of an 1822 Standish/Blaisdell marriage in Montpelier which does not appear on the Town Clerk’s record for 1821-1830.

    Comment by Michael Blakeslee — August 11, 2008 @ 7:45 am

  12. Do you do any research in the Windham Co. area, specifically Bellows Falls? I am researching my mothers family name of Zeno.

    Comment by Tracy — September 17, 2008 @ 4:23 pm

    • Pls contact me, thanks……….

      Comment by Tracey — March 24, 2011 @ 10:40 am

  13. Much of my Kelley family is buried at Park Lawn in Bennington, Vermont. Is Bennington part of this area of Rutland? They were early pioneers and had at least five generations born in Bennington. Do you know any of these names: Lorenzo (brothers and sisters: Beatrice, Veronica, Charles…) born to Edward Leo Kelley and Helena LaFlamme. I have more names further back. Just not sure if there is any more information to be gleaned and how much it would cost to get it. –Susan Kelley/Kossey (married name)

    Comment by Susan Kossey — August 6, 2009 @ 12:17 am

  14. I’ve been trying to find some information on John Warner b. 1615 England came on the “Increase” to America.
    His son John Warner who married Margaret Howard,
    His son Ebenezer Warner who married Martha Galpin.
    You are the only one who has the same children as I do.
    I received my line of Warner’s from the Ancestral Files at the Family History Center at the L.D.S.
    some years ago, before most of us had computers. It didn’t come with references. I am just getting around to researching this line. I was wondering where you got your information and if you’d would share it with me.

    Comment by Bobbi Stockton — September 17, 2009 @ 8:48 pm

    • Two generations of Warner pedigree, previous to 1612, are given in Wm. Paver’s “County Visitations of Yorkshire.” [N.E. Hist. and Gen. Rep., Vol. XI, p. 269].6

      Comment by Lois Dean — January 25, 2010 @ 1:42 am

  15. Ma’am, am trying to locate obituary on Larry (E) Wimble, died 1994. Assume buried in Resurrection Park Cemetery with his wife, Gertrude M Bean Wimble, dob 04/18/24, died 08/23/2001. Married Larry Wimble 06/07/1947 St. Joseph’s Church, Burlington, VT. All this info I obtained from your site and the splendid job you do of posting obits and info. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Comment by Sandy Hinkle — October 24, 2009 @ 3:38 am

  16. What is the source of info for
    John Stevens and Aice Atkins
    who were maried in Caversham,

    Thank you

    Comment by Roger Wallace Martin — December 22, 2009 @ 6:39 pm

  17. I am looking for any information of Wanne family. Matti b. 1884 Finland, Ida b. 1887 Finland, Kaarin b. 1908 Finland, Laura b. 1911 Vermont, Proktor, Edwin b. 1912 Vermont, Proktor.

    Comment by Kari Mäentaka — February 12, 2010 @ 10:34 am

  18. I noticed youmentione Asa andrus living on the old homestead of Asa A Monroe. The latter is my family–could I get more info please?
    Donna Reilley Smith

    Comment by Anonymous — June 9, 2010 @ 3:59 pm

  19. Thank you so much, I found my Grandmother!

    Comment by Mike Gonzalez — July 27, 2011 @ 4:11 am

  20. My great great grandfather, Samuel F Fuller came to Michigan from the Ft Ticongeroga, NY area (I think). His father, William, was born about 1765 and died before 1845. His mother, Martha Bliss, came to MI with him and died in 1860.
    Samuel was married to Sarah (Sally) Spicer but I cannot find any more detail on his father, William.
    Rick Fuller

    Comment by Rick Fuller — January 30, 2012 @ 8:36 pm

  21. I am researching Brewster lineage and you refer to information I do not have under William Nutt (Revolutionary War). Can you advise me where exactly you found this information? I would like to research it myself. I thank you for any help you can provide. Sheila Quinell

    Comment by Sheila Quinell — March 16, 2012 @ 7:10 pm

  22. I have genealogy of lyndon liberty. He’s my great grandfather on my dads side. Any info on him?

    Comment by destinyawesome — September 3, 2012 @ 6:14 pm

  23. What a fascinating blog. Thank you! Have you ever come across any mention of the family name of Batey/ Bettey? I’m researching the family line of Joseph and Susannah who migrated eventually from Vermont to Iowa and then Montana but had connections with Johnson and Cambridge (and possibly other places)

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  25. Came by this site today and was wondering if you or anyone on here knows about War of 1812 Brigadier General Edmund Munger who was buried in Centerville Ohio ….I think he died in 1850 or 1851…. He settled in the Centerville area in 1799 with his brother, Revolutionary War veteran Jonathan Munger.Just wanted to get in touch with his descendants….I’m trying to trace a house he once owned.


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  29. Is it possible that the family of John Dewey came originally from Antwerp (now Belgium) or Douai (now France). That is something that is mentionned in biographies of John Dewey but never proven by historic facts…?

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