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Grafton, Vermont, USA

Grafton, Windham, VT

The town was founded as Thomlinson, but renaming rights were auctioned in 1791. The high bidder, who reportedly offered "five dollars and a jug of rum," changed the name to Grafton after his home town of Grafton, Massachusetts.


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  • Grafton was first charted April 8, 1754 as Thomlinson for John Thomlinson, Benning Wentworth’s business agent in England

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  • The First Congregational church in Thomlinson, located at Grafton village, was organized June 20, 1785

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindhamGrafton.html

  • 1791 - Thomlinson was changed to Grafton, Vermont
    Many of the citizens of the town were anxious to have the town named after the town from which they emigrated, and to give each an equal chance it...Read MORE...


  • 1801 - "The Old Tavern" hotel was founded in Grafton

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  • The Grafton Baptist church, located at Grafton village, was organized in 1803

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindhamGrafton.html

  • 1854 - Grafton
    Grafton, a post-township of Windham county, Vermont, 90 miles S. by E. from Montpelier. Soapstone of an excellent quality is found here in great...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Grafton
    Grafton, a post-village of Windham co., Vt., in Grafton township, on Saxton's River, about 38 miles S.S.E. of Rut land. It has 2 churches, a...Read MORE...


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  • Grafton was first charted April 8, 1754 as Thomlinson for John Thomlinson, Benning Wentworth’s business agent in England

    familysearch.org
  • The First Congregational church in Thomlinson, located at Grafton village, was organized June 20, 1785

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindhamGrafton.html
  • 1791 - Thomlinson was changed to Grafton, Vermont
    Many of the citizens of the town were anxious to have the town named after the town from which they emigrated, and to give each an equal chance it... Read MORE...

  • 1801 - "The Old Tavern" hotel was founded in Grafton

    www.wikipedia.org
  • The Grafton Baptist church, located at Grafton village, was organized in 1803

    http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vermont/WindhamGrafton.html
  • 1854 - Grafton
    Grafton, a post-township of Windham county, Vermont, 90 miles S. by E. from Montpelier. Soapstone of an excellent quality is found here in great... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Grafton
    Grafton, a post-village of Windham co., Vt., in Grafton township, on Saxton's River, about 38 miles S.S.E. of Rut land. It has 2 churches, a... Read MORE...

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