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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Colorado/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Colorado/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.cogenweb.com/ The Colorado GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information.  
 
*[http://www.cogenweb.com/ The Colorado GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information.  
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/colorado/ Access Genealogy: Colorado Genealogy] has a wealth of information.<br>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/cofiles.htm USGenWeb Archives Project for Colorado], collected genealogical information.&nbsp; Also has [http://www.usgwarchives.net/search/search.cgi/searchco.htm search] page<br>
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Colorado.pdf BYU Research Outline for Colorado]
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*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cotttp/ Colorado Trails to the Past] -&nbsp; free online genealogical &amp; historical information<br>
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/socadmin/co.html USGenNet Index for Colorado], links to various genealogical sites/organization for Colorado.<br>
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/colorado/ Access Genealogy: Colorado Genealogy] has a wealth of information.<br>  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/roots-l/USA/co.html Roots-L Colorado Resources] - Colorado Genealogical and Historical Resources on the Net<br>
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/co.htm Cyndi's List] of Genealogical Sites on the Internet for Colorado
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Colorado.pdf BYU Research Outline for Colorado]<br>
  
 
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This article is about the western state of the U.S. For other uses, see Colorado (disambiguation).

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  • The names, locations, and addresses of cemeteries in the state and references to published and unpublished transcripts are found in Kay R. Merrill, Colorado Cemetery Directory (Denver: Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies, 1985) (FHL film 1597842 item 4). The cemeteries can be accessed online.
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Welcome to Colorado,
the Centennial State

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Most pre-statehood settlers of Colorado began arriving at the time of the gold rush of 1858. They came from the northeastern and midwestern states, especially New York, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. Some came from the New Mexico Territory, and a few settlers came from the southern states, the Pacific Coast, and from other countries including England, Ireland, Germany, Sweden, Scotland, and Wales. Latter-day Saint settlements were made in the San Luis Valley in the 1870s and 1880s.

The Plains Indians of Colorado, including the Arapaho, the Cheyenne, the Kiowa, and the Comanche, had largely been removed to Indian Territory in Oklahoma by 1870. The Ute Indians living in western Colorado did not give up their lands to white settlement until after 1880, when most of them were moved to reservations in Utah.

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Carbonate | Greenwood | Guadalupe | Uncompahgre


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