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Beebe Plain, Vermont

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Our Genealogy Helper for Beebe Plain ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Beebe Plain (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Beebe Plain. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Name Variations for Beebe Plain ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Beebe Plain.

  • Typical abbreviation for Beebe Plain: Beebe Pln.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors and hospitals were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Beebe Plain is located in Orleans County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Orleans County: Caledonia, Essex, Franklin & Lamoille.

Below are the counties that are near Beebe Plain. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Beebe Plain:

Orleans     (The home county for Beebe Plain)
  Derby Line   [Map]     E   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Derby Center   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Derby   [Map]     S   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Lindsay Beach   [Map]     SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
  Newport   [Map]     SW   5 miles [8 km]
  West Charleston   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Holland   [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Newport   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Coventry   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Morgan   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Brownington   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Brownington Village   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Newark   [Map]     SE   23 miles [37 km]
  Sutton   [Map]     S   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Sheffield   [Map]     S   25 miles [40.2 km]
  West Burke   [Map]     S   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Burke   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Wheelock   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Lyndon   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Stannard   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Stannard   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Lyndonville   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Hardwick   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Kirby   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Warner's Grant   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Warren's Gore   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Norton   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Avery's Gore   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Island Pond   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
  Brighton   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Averill   [Map]     E   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Lewis   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Averill   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Ferdinand   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Canaan   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Lemington   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Montgomery   [Map]     SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Richford   [Map]     W   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Richford   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Berkshire   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Berkshire   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Enosburg   [Map]     W   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Enosburg Falls   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  West Enosburg   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Bakersfield   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Franklin   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Fairfield   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Sheldon   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Eden   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Belvidere   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Hyde Park   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Wolcott   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Belvidere Junction   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Cleveland Corners   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Waterville   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Wolcott   [Map]     SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Hyde Park   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Johnson   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Johnson   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Morrisville   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Coos (NH)
  Stewartstown (NH)   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Columbia (NH)   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Colebrook (NH)   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Meriden Hill (NH)   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Pittsburg (NH)   [Map]     E   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Mapleton (NH)   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Stratford (NH)   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Clarksville (NH)   [Map]     E   40 miles [64.4 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Beebe Plain, see our County-by-County Page for Beebe Plain.

Cemeteries Near Beebe Plain ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Beebe Plain.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Beebe Plain covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  NNW Beebe Main Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Morrill - Darling Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Fortin Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Derby Line Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNW Gilman - Knight Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Cowles - Chace Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Kelsey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Griffin Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  SSE Darby Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Derby Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Crystal Lake Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Pine Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Tice - Marston - Moon Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Tice - Marston Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Moon Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  WSW Holebrook Cemetery   [Map]     
  WSW Lake Road Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW East Main Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Caswellboro Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Apple Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Moulton Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SW St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Pine Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Mitchell - Derusha Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bodwell Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SE Gore Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mead Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mead Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Castle Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Davis Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  NNW Fitch Bay Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Crandall Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE West Charleston Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Wilcox Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Bruch Family Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Newport Center Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSW Day Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Crawford Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW MacPherson Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Jones Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SSW Village Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  S North Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Clark Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Morgan Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bullock Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Brown's Hill Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  

Newspapers Published in Beebe Plain ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 1 newspapers that have been published in the area around Beebe Plain.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Beebe Plain, there are papers which were published within 12 miles [19.3 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Beebe Plain.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that in 1895, Beebe Plain had a post office and no railroad service.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Beebe Plain, with the one closest to Beebe Plain listed first.

Derby Line   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the East (E) from Beebe Plain
 - 1895 population of 574 people (with 629 people in 2017)
 - Derby Line had a post office and no railroad service
North Derby   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the West (W) from Beebe Plain
 - 1895 population of 47 people
 - North Derby had a post office and railroad service
Newport   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Beebe Plain
 - 1895 population of 1,730 people (with 4,288 people in 2017)
 - Newport had a post office and railroad service
Holland   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Beebe Plain
 - 1895 population of 100 people
 - Holland had a post office and no railroad service
Newport Center   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Beebe Plain
 - 1895 population of 278 people
 - Newport Center had a post office and railroad service
West Charleston   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Beebe Plain
 - 1895 population of 420 people
 - West Charleston had a post office and no railroad service
Morgan   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Beebe Plain
 - 1895 population of 300 people
 - Morgan had a post office and no railroad service
Morgan Center   [Map]
 - Located 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Beebe Plain
 - 1895 population of 200 people
 - Morgan Center had a post office and no railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Beebe Plain. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Beebe Plain in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Beebe Plain:

These websites are specific to Vermont:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Vermont to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Orleans County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Caledonia County:     Cyndi's



Essex County:     Cyndi's



Franklin County:     Cyndi's



Lamoille County:     Cyndi's



Coos County (NH):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Vermont:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Vermont,
Cemeteries of Orleans County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Vermont   Cemetery Wiki for Vermont
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Vermont

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Vermont
Also see Disaster Stories for ...
      New Hampshire

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Beebe Plain ...

While our initial data about Beebe Plain came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Beebe Plain in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Beebe Plain.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Beebe Plain:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Beebe Plain. See our Misc Page for Beebe Plain for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Vermont

About Orleans County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Beebe Plain. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Vermont:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Beebe Plain) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Beebe Plain. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beebe Plain

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beebe Plain. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0053, Longitude: -72.1417     [Map].

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Beebe Plain, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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