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Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont - 2 Volume Set

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A Complete Searchable Publication on CD
Genealogical and Family History of the State of VermontA Record of the Achievements of her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation by the Hon. Hiram Carleton, New York, 1903, Lewis Publishing Company. Two Volume Set illustrated by black and white full page portraits (scanned in gray to maintain clarity).  Name indexes at the front of each volume identify nearly 1,200 principal descendants of the main families treated.  This publication constitutes a totally unique assemblage of Vermont families containing upwards of 30,000 references to Vermont Families and Family members providing an amazing and invaluable Vermont Genealogical and Historical reference source.  TWO Complete Volumes - Volume One contains 720 pages plus Index and portraits (Images).  Volume Two contains 754 pages plus Index and portraits (Images).

     The Honorable Hiram Carleton was a prominent Vermont judge and six time president of the Vermont Historical Society. About 1900 he was commissioned by the Lewis Publishing Company to prepare this wonderful collection of illustrated biographical and genealogical essays of noted Vermonters and their families. The arrangement and contents of these two volumes established a pattern for which the Lewis Publishing Company would become famous over the first quarter of this century. The Introduction explains Vermont's unique place among the states and draws attention to milestones in its history. The sketches or essays that follow trace family history forward from the oldest known ancestor of the line to the family member featured in the sketch, for whom, in turn, a biography often with photographs provided. This is frequently followed by additional collateral lines linked to the subject of the essay. Many of the lineage's go back to 16th century England, still others emphasis connections to Massachusetts and the other New England states.

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      Many of our CDs are composed of collections of multiple texts and documents concentrating on specific regions or subject areas.  Many contain 5, 10 or more separate publications.  Each CD is truly a reference BONANZA to the home historian with thousands of pages of research information.  The age of most of these text make them inaccessible to the average researcher.  Naturally their scarcity and fragility makes them very expensive to acquire  hence often kept under lock and key in an effort to preserve them. Unfortunately this also makes them unavailable for public view. Our CDs are produced by scanning the actual pages of the original text making them not only excellent resources but archival copies available for future generations. If you could find a hard copy of any of these books it would cost hundreds of dollars - individually worth many times the cost of  a CD. The average cost of a single CD, containing our "theme or regional" based collections has been kept affordable in an effort to make this information obtainable to as many home researchers as possible.
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