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Barre, Vermont, USA

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Where is Barre, Vermont, USA? 

Barre is a city in Washington County, Vermont, in the United States. Barre City is almost completely surrounded by Barre (town), Vermont, which is incorporated separately from the City of Barre.

On November 6, 1780, the land was granted to William Williams and 64 others. Originally called Wildersburgh, it included what is today both the town and city of Barre. It was first settled in 1788 by John Goldsbury and Samuel Rodgers, together with their families. But dissatisfied with the name Wildersburgh, citizens renamed the town after Isaac Barré, a champion of the American Colonies. In 1895, 4.0 square miles (10.4 km2) within the town was set off and incorporated as the separate city.Wikipedia


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Barre, Vermont, USA - Aldrich Library and City Hotel, Barre, Vt.
Barre, Vermont, USA

Aldrich Library and City Hotel, Barre, Vt.

Barre, Vermont, USA - Spaulding School, Barre, Vt.
Barre, Vermont, USA

Spaulding School, Barre, Vt.
Barre, Vermont, USA - Quarry Scene at the Boutwell Miline & Varnum Co.'s Quarries, Barre, Vt.
Barre, Vermont, USA

Quarry Scene at the Boutwell Miline & Varnum Co.'s Quarries, Barre, Vt.

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1791 - Population of Barre, Vermont - 76

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward, Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason, 1849
1800 - Population of Barre, Vermont - 919

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward, Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason, 1849
1810 - Population of Barre, Vermont - 1,669

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward, Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason, 1849
1820 - Population of Barre, Vermont - 1,955

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward, Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason, 1849
1830 - Population of Barre, Vermont - 2,012

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward, Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason, 1849
1840 - Population of Barre, Vermont - 2,126

A gazetteer of Vermont... by John Hayward Boston - Tappan, Whittemore, and Mason 1849
1849 Barre
Washington Co. Barre is a pleasant and flourishing town. It is considered one of the best farming...Read MORE...

News  1893 - SHAKEN BY AN EARTHQUAKE
MILD SENSATION IN THE CHAMPLAIN VALLEY REGION.
Considerable Alarm Felt in Montreal, Particularly...Read MORE...

News  1895 - Flood
BARRE, Vt., April 14. - For the past thirty-six hours it has been raining steadily. The river had...Read MORE...

News  1900 - BARRE BARBER SHOP BLOWS UP. Explosion of a Hot Water Heater Wrecks a Building and Knocks Man Senseless.
(Special to the Messenger.)
BARRE, Feb. 26. - A hot water heater exploded this morning in the...Read MORE...

News  1903 - BIG FIRE IN BARRE, VT.
Two Business Blocks Destroyed and the Loss Is Nearly $100,000.

BARRE, VT., Feb. 21. - A fire in...Read MORE...

1909 - First Boy Scout Club was organized in Barre in 1909 by William F. Milne, a Scottish immigrant.

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1916
Barre, a banking city of Washington co., Vt., on the Central Vermont and other railroads, 6 miles...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Charles
flag  William John CHARLES (7 November 1893, Barre, Vermont, USA - 24 November 1919, Pensacola, Florida, USA)

Minott
flag  Harriet MINOTT (27 August 1797, Barre, Vermont, USA - 3 August 1862, Elyria, Ohio, USA) gravestone
flag  Henry MINOTT (6 April 1799, Barre, Vermont, USA - , )

Morse
flag  Nathan H. MORSE (1818, Barre, Vermont, USA - 12 May 1888, Barre, Vermont, USA)

Mower
flag  David W. MOWER (1823, Barre, Vermont, USA - 26 February 1891, Barre, Vermont, USA)
flag  Dennison MOWER (1824, Barre, Vermont, USA - 18 May 1894, Barre, Vermont, USA)

Neddo
 flag  Albert NEDDO (8/15/1902, Barre, Vermont, USA - 4/18/1978, Berlin, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Philippon
flag  Beatrice PHILIPPON (29 December 1894, Barre, Vermont, USA - bef. 1985, Saint Boniface, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada)

Pombrio
 flag  Oral David POMBRIO (April 20, 1904, Barre, Vermont, USA - Dec. 17, 1981, Plattsburgh, New York, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Bullis
flag  William Henry BULLIS (1869, Saranac, New York, USA (Redford) - 9 March 1897, Barre, Vermont, USA)

Eastman
 flag  Meryl Alice EASTMAN (10 April 1906, Washington, Vermont, USA - 14 may 1990, Barre, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Hall
flag  Ann HALL (1835, Washington, Vermont, USA - 25 April 1882, Barre, Vermont, USA)

Morse
flag  Harry H. MORSE (1858, Marshfield, Vermont, USA - 5 June 1893, Barre, Vermont, USA)

MORSE
flag  Nathan H. MORSE (1818, Barre, Vermont, USA - 12 May 1888, Barre, Vermont, USA)

Moses
flag  William MOSES (1801, Rye, New Hampshire, USA - 7 April 1881, Barre, Vermont, USA)
flag  William B. MOSES (1832, , Vermont, USA - 14 November 1889, Barre, Vermont, USA)

Moulton
flag  David MOULTON (1812, , Scotland (United Kingdom) - 6 September 1894, Barre, Vermont, USA)

MOWER
flag  David W. MOWER (1823, Barre, Vermont, USA - 26 February 1891, Barre, Vermont, USA)
flag  Dennison MOWER (1824, Barre, Vermont, USA - 18 May 1894, Barre, Vermont, USA)

Munroe
flag  Jessie Christie MUNROE (1873, , Scotland (United Kingdom) - 11 November 1895, Barre, Vermont, USA)
flag  John MUNROE (1872, , Scotland (United Kingdom) - 5 July 1895, Barre, Vermont, USA)

Muro
flag  Robert MURO (1845, , Scotland (United Kingdom) - 22 June 1892, Barre, Vermont, USA)

Nadeau
flag  Philip Joseph NADEAU (Oct. 11, 1851, Altona, New York, USA - Nov. 27, 1923, Barre, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Neddo
 flag  Addie NEDDO (Oct. 1876, Altona, New York, USA - Oct. 6, 1918, Barre, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Pombrio
 flag  David POMBRIO (Jan. 5, 1874, Chazy, New York, USA (Sciota) - Oct. 2, 1918, Barre, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Sherman
flag  Betty SHERMAN (14 June 1728, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA - 22 October 1806, Barre, Vermont, USA) gravestone

Thompson
flag  Dorothy Emma THOMPSON (05 June, 1917, Graniteville, Washington, Vermont, USA - 23 May, 1959, Barre, Vermont, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1927
Albert NEDDO (8/15/1902 - 4/18/1978) & Meryl Alice EASTMAN (10 April 1906 - 14 may 1990)
married 20 May 1927
 

Cemeteries in Barre, Vermont, USA

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