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Our Genealogy Helper for Chateauguay ...

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 Chateauguay (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 Chateauguay. 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.

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.

Chateauguay is located in Windsor County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Windsor County: Grafton (NH), Sullivan (NH), Addison, Bennington, Orange, Rutland & Windham.

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

  DirDistance
Windsor     (The home county for Chateauguay)
  Bridgewater   [Map]     SE   2 miles [3.2 km]<1>
  Prosper   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Barnard   [Map]     NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Stockbridge   [Map]     N   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Woodstock   [Map]     SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Pomfret   [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Woodstock   [Map]     E   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Plymouth   [Map]     S   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Lilliesville   [Map]     N   10 miles [16.1 km]
  South Woodstock   [Map]     SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Bethel   [Map]     N   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Reading   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
 
Addison
  Hancock   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Goshen   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Hancock   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Lower Granville   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Granville   [Map]     N   23 miles [37 km]
  Granville   [Map]     N   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Leicester   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Leicester   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Ripton   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Salisbury   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Whiting   [Map]     NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Middlebury   [Map]     NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Bennington
  Landgrove   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Peru   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Landgrove Town Center   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Dorset   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Bromley Village   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Dorset   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Winhall   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Barnumville   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Rupert   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Manchester Center   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Manchester   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Manchester   [Map]     SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Chittenden
  Buels Gore   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Orange
  Randolph   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Randolph   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Tunbridge   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  South Strafford   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Braintree Hill   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Braintree   [Map]     N   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Strafford   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Strafford   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Old City   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Union Village   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Chelsea   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Thetford   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
 
Rutland
  Killington   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Sherburne   [Map]     W   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Killington Village   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
  Telemark Village   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
  Pittsfield   [Map]     NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Mendon   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Chittenden   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Shrewsbury   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Pittsfield   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Rutland   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Rutland   [Map]     W   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Alfrecha   [Map]     SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
 
Washington
  Roxbury   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Alpine Village   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Northfield Center   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Warren   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Warren   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Northfield   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Northfield   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Sugarbush Village   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Northfield Falls   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Graniteville-East Barre   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  South Barre   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Waitsfield   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
 
Windham
  Londonderry   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Brockways Mills   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Grafton   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Grafton   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Windham   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Windham   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Rockingham   [Map]     S   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Cambridgeport   [Map]     S   35 miles [56.3 km]
  South Windham   [Map]     S   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Athens   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Saxtons River   [Map]     S   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Bellows Falls   [Map]     S   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Cheshire (NH)
  Alstead (NH)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Grafton (NH)
  Meadow Brook Village (NH)   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Pinewood Village (NH)   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Hanover (NH)   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Sachem Village (NH)   [Map]     E   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Lebanon (NH)   [Map]     E   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Etna (NH)   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Enfield (NH)   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Lower Shaker Village (NH)   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Lyme (NH)   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Upper Shaker Village (NH)   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Lyme Center (NH)   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Orford (NH)   [Map]     NE   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Merrimack (NH)
  Blodgett Landing (NH)   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  New London (NH)   [Map]     SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Newbury (NH)   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Sullivan (NH)
  Squag City (NH)   [Map]     SE   18 miles [29 km]
  Mill Village (NH)   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Plainfield (NH)   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Balloch (NH)   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Cornish City (NH)   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Cornish (NH)   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Meriden (NH)   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Claremont (NH)   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Grantham (NH)   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Croydon (NH)   [Map]     SE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Charlestown (NH)   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Quaker City (NH)   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Essex (NY)
  Ticonderoga (NY)   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Warren (NY)
  Hague (NY)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Silver Bay (NY)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Washington (NY)
  Hampton (NY)   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Hampton (NY)   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Granville (NY)   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Granville (NY)   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Dresden (NY)   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Whitehall (NY)   [Map]     W   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Putnam (NY)   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Whitehall (NY)   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Dresden (NY)   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Hartford (NY)   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Huletts Landing (NY)   [Map]     W   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Chateauguay ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Chateauguay.

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 Chateauguay covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SSW Bridgewater Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Bridgewater Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Anthony Family Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SW Church of Our Saviour Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Wood - Clement Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Hillside Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE North Bridgewater Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Riverside Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSE Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Mendall Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE South Barnard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Village Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Nye Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  NNW Mt. Pleasant Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Toplift Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Perkins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Old Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSE Curtis Hollow Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Long Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Prosper Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW South Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  S Plymouth - Five Corners Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Betsy Bartlett Grave   [Map]     
  SE Shaw Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Highland Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Williams Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hendee Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Riverside Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE River Street Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE North Road - Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Abbott Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Sylvester Plot Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  S Plymouth Notch Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Maplewood Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Fullerton Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Randall Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Burns Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE East Barnard Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Ellis - Ashley Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Hickey Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Village Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Eggelston Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  WSW Lydias - Wheelerville Road Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Kendall Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Smith Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Hewittville Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Lympus Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Mountain Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Chateauguay ...

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 29 newspapers that have been published in the area around Chateauguay.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Chateauguay, there are papers which were published within 18 miles [29 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Chateauguay.

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>

While we didn't find Chateauguay in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Chateauguay.

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

West Bridgewater   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Chateauguay
 - 1895 population of 30 people
 - West Bridgewater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Sherburne   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) from Chateauguay
 - 1895 population of 118 people (with 738 people in 1990)
 - Sherburne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgewater Corners   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Chateauguay
 - 1895 population of 106 people
 - Bridgewater Corners had a post office and no railroad service
 
Bridgewater   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Chateauguay
 - 1895 population of 240 people
 - Bridgewater had a post office and no railroad service
 
Barnard   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Chateauguay
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Barnard had a post office and no railroad service
 
South Pomfret   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Chateauguay
 - 1895 population of 42 people
 - South Pomfret had a post office and no railroad service
 
North Sherburne   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Chateauguay
 - 1895 population of 18 people
 - North Sherburne had a post office and no railroad service
 
Plymouth   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Chateauguay
 - 1895 population of 77 people
 - Plymouth 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 Chateauguay. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Chateauguay in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although it should be mentioned 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 Chateauguay:

These websites are specific to Vermont:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //www.sec.state.vt.us/archives-records.aspx

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 Windsor County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Addison County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Bennington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Chittenden County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orange County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Rutland County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Windham County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Cheshire County (NH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Grafton County (NH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Merrimack County (NH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sullivan County (NH):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Essex County (NY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Warren County (NY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County (NY):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Vermont:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Vermont,
Cemeteries of Windsor County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Vermont
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Vermont
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries for Vermont, for Windsor County

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
      New York

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Vermont

About Windsor County

About Vermont

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Vermont: https://www.vermont.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chateauguay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.6603, Longitude: -72.6948     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chateauguay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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: findagrave.com.

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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 Chateauguay, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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