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Milton, Vermont, USA

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Where is Milton, Vermont, USA? 

Milton, Chittenden, Vermont, USA
The town of Milton, situated on the eastern shore of Lake Champlain, is in the northwestern corner of Chittenden county, and is bounded north by Georgia in Franklin county, east by Westford, south by Colchester, and west by Lake Champlain. Its name is supposed to have been given to it in honor of the blind author of “Paradise Lost,” as many of the towns in New England and throughout the east were named from English originals before the separation of the colonies from the mother country. The charter of the town was granted by Governor Benning WENTWORTH, of New Hampshire, on the 8th of June, 1763...

History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers
Edited By W. S. Rann, Syracuse, N. Y.
D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1886


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Milton, Vermont, USA - Camp Rich, Milton, Vt.
Milton, Vermont, USA

Camp Rich, Milton, Vt.
Milton, Vermont, USA - Arrowhead Mountain, Milton, Vt.
Milton, Vermont, USA

Arrowhead Mountain, Milton, Vt.
Milton, Vermont, USA - Camp Martin, Milton, Vt. (1913)
Milton, Vermont, USA

Camp Martin, Milton, Vt. (1913)
Milton, Vermont, USA - 1927 Flood - Milton, Vt.
Milton, Vermont, USA

1927 Flood - Milton, Vt.

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1788 - (Milton) On the 2d of May, 1788, Noah SMITH, J. P., published a warning for a meeting to be held on the 25th of June, at the house of Colonel Stephen KEYS, at Manchester, Vt.
At that time and place Noah SMITH was chosen moderator and Amos MANSFIELD clerk. It was voted to...Read MORE...

1795 (Milton) On the 12th of October, 1795, a vote was passed to give a minister twenty-two shillings a Sabbath for preaching.
History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its...Read MORE...

1804 - (Milton) The Congregational Church was organized September 21, 1804, by the Rev. Lemuel HAYNES and James DAVIS.
History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its...Read MORE...

1849 Milton
Chittenden Co. Milton is bounded on the west by Lake Champlain, and is finely watered by the River...Read MORE...

News  1867 - VERMONT. Fatal Railroad Accident Near Milton.
BURLINGTON, Vt., Wednesday, Oct. 23. Last evening CHARLES WOLCOTT, Jr., of this city, was instantly ...Read MORE...

1886 Milton
...Since the first settlement of the town a most radical change has taken place in the nature of...Read MORE...

1906
Milton, a post-village in Milton township (town), Chittenden co., Vt., on the Lamoille River, 7...Read MORE...

News  1937 FIVE DIE WHEN TRAIN HITS CAR
MILTON, Vt., May 15 - (AP) - Five persons, four of whom were school children, were killed today...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here

We currently have information about 34 ancestors who were born in Milton, Vermont, USA.
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Ancestors Who Died Here


Bullock
US Civil War Soldiers flag   David O. BULLOCK (1845, , Vermont, USA - 23 December 1907, Milton, Vermont, USA) gravestone
flag   Lyman BULLOCK (1840, , Canada - 4 April 1889, Milton, Vermont, USA)

Corcoran
flag   Doris Mae CORCORAN (May 2,1929, Burlington, Vermont, USA - August 9,1994, Milton, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Harris
flag   Mary HARRIS (1816, Milton, Vermont, USA - 22 November 1903, Milton, Vermont, USA)

Mesick
flag   Hercules MESICK (May 22, 1913, Champlain, New York, USA - June 20, 1993, Milton, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Mossey
flag   Peter Emery MOSSEY (1837, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec) - 26 February 1905, Milton, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Owen
flag   Naomi OWEN (3 March 1750, Salisbury, Connecticut, USA - 10 April 1836, Milton, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Parrott (Perot)
flag   Seymour Tuffield PARROTT (PEROT) (7 October 1873, South Hero, Vermont, USA - 3 January 1946, Milton, Vermont, USA)

Powell
flag   Harriet POWELL (1835, Milton, Vermont, USA - 6 March 1902, Milton, Vermont, USA)

Rowe
flag   Abraham Joseph ROWE (13 December 1880, Milton, Vermont, USA - 13 February 1934, Milton, Vermont, USA) gravestone
flag   Jennie ROWE (26 July 1871, Shelburne, Vermont, USA - 2 October 1904, Milton, Vermont, USA)
flag   Joseph Peter ROWE (9 March 1925, Milton, Vermont, USA - 23 June 2012, Milton, Vermont, USA) gravestone
flag   Nettie (Nellie) ROWE (28 May 1881, Milton, Vermont, USA - 19 September 1887, Milton, Vermont, USA)

Sanford
   Phebe SANFORD (1 July 1742, - 5 April 1822, Milton, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Soper
flag   Mordecai SOPER (31 December 1746, Windsor, Connecticut, USA - 6 August 1824, Milton, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Tetr(e)ault (Rowe)
US Civil War Soldiers flag   Peter TETR(E)AULT (ROWE) (2 October 1844, Colchester, Vermont, USA (Malletts Bay) - 17 November 1928, Milton, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Wells
flag   Isaac (Arthur) WELLS (April 1837, , Vermont, USA - 26 March 1911, Milton, Vermont, USA)
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1880
Moses (Moise) TETR(E)AULT (ROWE) (November 1851 - 1 November 1911) & Anna WELLS (24 April 1861 - 13 March 1931)
married 4 May 1880

1892
John LAROCK (December 1864 - 18 February 1931?) & Jennie ROWE (26 July 1871 - 2 October 1904)
married 06 June 1892

1897
John SWEENEY ( 21 December 1875 - 14 February 1940) & Harriet "Hattie" ROWE (15 August 1875 - bet. 1930-1940)
married 18 October 1897

1945
Maurice Gilman LAROCHELLE (10-24-1919 - 11-6-2001) & Rose ROWE (19 March 1926 - 5 December 2014)
married 29 November 1945
 

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