Denver County, Colorado Genealogy

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Guide to '''Denver County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Denver County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
*'''1901--'''Denver County was created 18 March 1901 from [[Arapahoe County, Colorado|Arapahoe]] County. '''County seat:''' Denver <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Denver County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Denver County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Denver County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Denver County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Denver County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Denver County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== County Seat ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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Denver <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton
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Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
== Places / Localities ==
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==== Parent County ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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'''1901--'''Denver County was created 18 March 1901 from [[Arapahoe County, Colorado|Arapahoe]] County.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}  
 
{{Census|Colorado}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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[http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_660/city_directories_denver Denver City Directories] 1862, 1866, and 1871-1923 (only 2 yrs. missing) available online. Fold3 is free at some libraries.  
 
[http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_660/city_directories_denver Denver City Directories] 1862, 1866, and 1871-1923 (only 2 yrs. missing) available online. Fold3 is free at some libraries.  
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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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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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/military/war_risk_insurance/ Colorado State Archives] has put the Denver War Risk Insurance Applicants Index&nbsp;for the years 1916-1919 on-line.  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/military/war_risk_insurance/ Colorado State Archives] has put the Denver War Risk Insurance Applicants Index&nbsp;for the years 1916-1919 on-line.  
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1denver_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Denver County Inheritance Tax Records Index&nbsp;for the years 1909-1912 on-line.
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===== School Records =====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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===== Archives  =====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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*<u>[[Denver Colorado Family History Center]]</u><br>
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*<u></u><u>[[Denver Colorado North Family History Center]]<br></u>
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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===== Libraries  =====
  
 
Denver Public Library<br>10 W 14th Avenue<br>Parkway Denver, CO 80204<br>Telephone: 720-865-1111<br>Website<br>http://www.denverlibrary.org/<br>  
 
Denver Public Library<br>10 W 14th Avenue<br>Parkway Denver, CO 80204<br>Telephone: 720-865-1111<br>Website<br>http://www.denverlibrary.org/<br>  
  
Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado<br>PO Box 746255<br>Arvada, CO 80006<br>Website<br>http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cosgs/<br>
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===== Museums  =====
  
WISE Family History Society (Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England)<br>P.O. Box 40658<br>Denver, CO 80204-0658<br>Website <br>http://www.wise-fhs.org<br>
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===== Societies  =====
  
Genealogical Society Of Hispanic America<br>P.O. Box 3040<br>Denver 81005-3040<br>Website http://www.gsha.net/linked/2010%20membership%20application20feb.pdf
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*Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado<br>PO Box 746255<br>Arvada, CO 80006<br>Website<br>http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cosgs/<br>
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*WISE Family History Society (Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England)<br>P.O. Box 40658<br>Denver, CO 80204-0658<br>Website <br>http://www.wise-fhs.org<br>  
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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*Genealogical Society Of Hispanic America<br>P.O. Box 3040<br>Denver 81005-3040<br>Website http://www.gsha.net/linked/2010%20membership%20application20feb.pdf
  
*<u>[[Denver Colorado Family History Center]]</u><br>
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==== Taxation  ====
  
*<u></u><u>[[Denver Colorado North Family History Center]]<br></u>
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1denver_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Denver County Inheritance Tax Records Index&nbsp;for the years 1909-1912 on-line.
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==== Vital Records  ====
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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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 ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 16:27, 21 May 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngDenver County

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

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Denver County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Denver County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 18, 1901
County Seat Denver
Courthouse
Address Denver County Courthouse
1437 Bannock Street Ste 200
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303-630-3012
Denver County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Denver County has annexed territory from Arapahoe, Adams and Jefferson Counties on several occasions.  The county clerk has marriage records from 1902 and land records from 1859. 
The clerk of the district court has divorce records from 1967, probate and court records from 1858.[1]

History

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

County Seat

Denver [2]

Parent County

1901--Denver County was created 18 March 1901 from Arapahoe County.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Court

Denver County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Denver 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

Fold3.com ($) has Denver City Directories 1862, 1866, and 1871-1923 (only 2 yrs. missing) available online. Fold3 is free at some libraries.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Colorado State Archives has put the Denver War Risk Insurance Applicants Index for the years 1916-1919 on-line.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Denver Public Library
10 W 14th Avenue
Parkway Denver, CO 80204
Telephone: 720-865-1111
Website
http://www.denverlibrary.org/

Museums
Societies
  • WISE Family History Society (Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England)
    P.O. Box 40658
    Denver, CO 80204-0658
    Website
    http://www.wise-fhs.org

Taxation

Colorado State Archives has put the Denver County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1909-1912 on-line.

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Denver County, Colorado. Page 98 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).