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  • 28 February 1861 The United States Congress created Colorado Territory from parts of four other territories (Nebraska, Kansas, New Mexico, and Utah).[1] [2]
  • 1 November 1861 The Colorado Assembly created Guadalupe County an original Colorado county partly from land previously part of Taos County in New Mexico Territory, and partly from unsettled lands previously claimed as part of Washington County in Utah Territory.[3]
  • 7 November 1861 Six days later the Assembly changed the name from Guadalupe County to Conejos County.[4]

For information about people who lived in what was briefly Guadalupe County:


  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida at (accessed 19 June 2012).
  2. Adrian B. Ettlinger, AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL CD-ROM no. 4903.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 97, Conejos County, Colorado, and 99, Guadalupe County, Colorado. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Guadalupe County, Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at,_Colorado_Territory (accessed 23 June 2012).


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