Dolores County, Colorado Genealogy

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Guide to '''Dolores County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Dolores 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 ===
  
*'''1881--'''Dolores County was created 19 February 1881 from [[Ouray County, Colorado|Ouray]] County. '''County seat:''' Dove Creek <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="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Dolores County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Dolores County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Dolores County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== County Seat ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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Dove Creek <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
== Places / Localities ==
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==== Parent County ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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'''1881--'''Dolores County was created 19 February 1881 from [[Ouray County, Colorado|Ouray]] County.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[San Miguel County, Colorado|San Miguel]]
 
*[[San Miguel County, Colorado|San Miguel]]
  
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{{Census|Colorado}}  
 
{{Census|Colorado}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Local Histories ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/teachcerts/dolores.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an index of the Dolores County teachers who were approved to teach in the county by the County Superintendent of Schools for the years 1881-1923 on-line.&nbsp;&nbsp; This list shows their name and may include the date, type of teaching certificate they possess, their age and nativity.  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/teachcerts/dolores.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an index of the Dolores County teachers who were approved to teach in the county by the County Superintendent of Schools for the years 1881-1923 on-line.&nbsp;&nbsp; This list shows their name and may include the date, type of teaching certificate they possess, their age and nativity.  
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Dolores County School/Public Lib / Dove Creek<br>525 North Main<br>Dove Creek, CO 81324<br>Telephone: 970-677-2389<br>
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Dolores Historical Society‎<br>409 Main Street<br>Dove Creek, CO 81324<br>Telephone 970-677-2283‎<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  
 
'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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Dolores County School/Public Lib / Dove Creek<br>525 North Main<br>Dove Creek, CO 81324<br>Telephone: 970-677-2389<br>
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Dolores Historical Society‎<br>409 Main Street<br>Dove Creek, CO 81324<br>Telephone 970-677-2283‎<br>
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=== Places ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 16:32, 21 May 2013

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

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Dolores County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Dolores County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 19, 1881
County Seat Dove Creek
Courthouse
Address Dolores County Courthouse
PO Box 608
Dove Creek, CO 81324
Phone: 970.677.2383
Dolores County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1894
marriage and land records from 1881;County Court
has probate and Court Records[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

Dove Creek [2]

Parent County

1881--Dolores County was created 19 February 1881 from Ouray County.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

School Records

Colorado State Archives has put an index of the Dolores County teachers who were approved to teach in the county by the County Superintendent of Schools for the years 1881-1923 on-line.   This list shows their name and may include the date, type of teaching certificate they possess, their age and nativity.

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Dolores County School/Public Lib / Dove Creek
525 North Main
Dove Creek, CO 81324
Telephone: 970-677-2389

Museums
Societies

Dolores Historical Society‎
409 Main Street
Dove Creek, CO 81324
Telephone 970-677-2283‎

Taxation

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), Dolores 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).