Arapahoe County, Colorado Genealogy

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Guide to '''Arapahoe County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Arapahoe County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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== Quick Facts  ==
 
== Quick Facts  ==
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
'''1855--'''Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Kansas Territory.  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Arapahoe County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Arapahoe County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[Arapahoe County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Arapahoe County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Arapahoe County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Arapahoe County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Arapahoe County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Arapahoe County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Arapahoe County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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'''1 November 1861:''' Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Colorado Territory.<br>'''County seat:''' Littleton <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''Parent County:''' 1855 - Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Kansas Territory.<br>
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1 November 1861: Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Colorado Territory.<br>
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'''County seat:''' Littleton <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> <br> '''Neighboring Counties:'''
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*[[Adams County, Colorado|Adams]]
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*[[Denver County, Colorado|Denver]]
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*[[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]]
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*[[Elbert County, Colorado|Elbert]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln&nbsp;]]
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*[[Washington County, Colorado|Washington]] <br>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biography ====
  
*[[Adams County, Colorado|Adams]]
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
*[[Denver County, Colorado|Denver]]
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*[[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]]
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*[[Elbert County, Colorado|Elbert]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln&nbsp;]]
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*[[Washington County, Colorado|Washington]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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The Colorado Genealogical Society's [http://history.denverlibrary.org/research/census_arapahoe/index.html 1885 Colorado State Census - Arapahoe County] &nbsp;&nbsp; PDF&nbsp;File with every name indexed  
 
The Colorado Genealogical Society's [http://history.denverlibrary.org/research/census_arapahoe/index.html 1885 Colorado State Census - Arapahoe County] &nbsp;&nbsp; PDF&nbsp;File with every name indexed  
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
 
*Englewood
 
*Englewood
  
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*Other Actions done by the County <br>
 
*Other Actions done by the County <br>
  
==== Land ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
[http://www.littletongov.org/history/biographies/default.asp Biographies] of Prominent Families of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
[http://www.littletongov.org/history/genhist.asp Early History] of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.  
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local History  =====
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*[http://www.littletongov.org/history/biographies/default.asp Biographies] of Prominent Families of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.
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*[http://www.littletongov.org/history/genhist.asp Early History] of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.  
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Poor Records  ====
 
==== Poor Records  ====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/hrd/index.htm Colorado State Archives] web site has Arapahoe county Probate cases 1902-1937.  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/hrd/index.htm Colorado State Archives] web site has Arapahoe county Probate cases 1902-1937.  
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
  
'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Seach]]'''
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===== Voting Registers =====
  
==== Voting Registers  ====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/voter_registrations/arapahoe_index.html Arapahoe County Voter Registrations] index (1893-1905) is one of many [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/online.htm On-Line Indexes] of the Colorado State Archives.
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/voter_registrations/arapahoe_index.html Arapahoe County Voter Registrations] index (1893-1905) is one of many [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/online.htm On-Line Indexes] of the Colorado State Archives.
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==== Repositories  ====
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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===== Archives =====
  
Arapahoe Library District<br>12855 E. Adam Aircraft Circle<br>Englewood, CO 80112<br>Telephone: 303-798-2444<br>Website http://www.arapahoelibraries.org/ [http://www.arapahoelibraries.org/ www.arapahoelibraries.org/]<br>
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===== Courthouse  =====
  
Aurora Public Library<br>14949 E Alameda Parkway<br>Aurora, CO 80012<br>Telephone: 303-739-6640<br>Website[http://www.auroragov.org/AuroraGov/Departments/LibraryAndCulturalServices/LibraryServices/index.htm www.auroragov.org/AuroraGov/Departments/LibraryAndCulturalServices/LibraryServices/index.htm]<br>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
Englewood Public Library<br>1000 Englewood Parkway<br>Englewood, CO 80110<br>Telehone: 303-762-2572<br>Website[http://www.englewoodgov.org/Index.aspx?page=451 www.englewoodgov.org/Index.aspx]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Aurora Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Littleton Colorado Family History Center]]<br>
  
Littleton/Bemis Public Library<br>6014 S. Datura St.<br>Littleton, CO 80120<br>Telephone: 303-795-3961<br>Website[http://www.littletongov.org/BEMIS/ www.littletongov.org/BEMIS/]<br>
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===== Libraries  =====
  
Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society<br>P.O. Box 2074<br>Centennial, CO 80161-2074<br>Website [http://www.columbinegenealogy.com/index.htm http://www.columbinegenealogy.com/index.htm]<br>  
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*Arapahoe Library District<br>12855 E. Adam Aircraft Circle<br>Englewood, CO 80112<br>Telephone: 303-798-2444<br>Website http://www.arapahoelibraries.org/ [http://www.arapahoelibraries.org/ www.arapahoelibraries.org/]<br>  
  
Sheridan Historical Society<br>4101 S. Federal Blvd.<br>Sheridan, CO 80110-5399<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~coshs/index.html<br>  
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*Aurora Public Library<br>14949 E Alameda Parkway<br>Aurora, CO 80012<br>Telephone: 303-739-6640<br>Website[http://www.auroragov.org/AuroraGov/Departments/LibraryAndCulturalServices/LibraryServices/index.htm www.auroragov.org/AuroraGov/Departments/LibraryAndCulturalServices/LibraryServices/index.htm]<br>  
  
Aurora Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 31732<br>Aurora, CO 80041-0732<br>Website http://www.freewebs.com/auroragenealogysociety/<br>
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*Englewood Public Library<br>1000 Englewood Parkway<br>Englewood, CO 80110<br>Telehone: 303-762-2572<br>Website[http://www.englewoodgov.org/Index.aspx?page=451 www.englewoodgov.org/Index.aspx]
  
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*Littleton/Bemis Public Library<br>6014 S. Datura St.<br>Littleton, CO 80120<br>Telephone: 303-795-3961<br>Website[http://www.littletongov.org/BEMIS/ www.littletongov.org/BEMIS/]<br>
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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===== Museums  =====
*[[Aurora Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Littleton Colorado Family History Center]]
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===== Societies  =====
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*Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society<br>P.O. Box 2074<br>Centennial, CO 80161-2074<br>Website [http://www.columbinegenealogy.com/index.htm http://www.columbinegenealogy.com/index.htm]<br>
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*Sheridan Historical Society<br>4101 S. Federal Blvd.<br>Sheridan, CO 80110-5399<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~coshs/index.html<br>
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*Aurora Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 31732<br>Aurora, CO 80041-0732<br>Website http://www.freewebs.com/auroragenealogysociety/<br>
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Seach]]'''
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
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===== Divorce  =====
  
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=== Places ===
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==

Revision as of 22:53, 14 May 2013

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Guide to Arapahoe County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Arapahoe County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Arapahoe County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Littleton
Courthouse
Address Araphaoe – Arapahoe County Courthouse
5334 S Prince Street
Littleton, CO 80166-0001
Phone: 303.795.4200
Arapahoe County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


 
First formed in 1855 as Territorial County. See Kansas 1860 for census records)
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1902 burial records to 1941; County Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

Quick Facts

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
[Arapahoe County, Colorado#Death|Death]]
Tax
Land
Probate
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Parent County: 1855 - Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Kansas Territory.
1 November 1861: Arapahoe County was created as an original county in Colorado Territory.
County seat: Littleton [2]
Neighboring Counties:

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Arapahoe County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.


The Colorado Genealogical Society's 1885 Colorado State Census - Arapahoe County    PDF File with every name indexed

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Englewood

Court Records

Arapahoe County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Arapahoe County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Date and Amount of pension payment
  • Any adjustments to the pension
  • Person's age
  • Town nearest to where they lived
  • Other Actions done by the County

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History
  • Biographies of Prominent Families of Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado.

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Poor Records

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Arapahoe County Poor Hospital Records for 1895-1899 on-line.

Probate

Colorado State Archives web site has Arapahoe county Probate cases 1902-1937.

Public Records

School Records
Voting Registers

Arapahoe County Voter Registrations index (1893-1905) is one of many On-Line Indexes of the Colorado State Archives.

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Seach

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Alraphoe County, Colorado. Page 97At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).