Douglas County, Colorado Genealogy

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Guide to '''Douglas County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Douglas 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 ===
  
'''1861--'''Douglas County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Castle Rock <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...''' '''[[Douglas County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Douglas County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Douglas County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== County Seat ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''County seat:''' Castle Rock <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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'''1861--'''Douglas County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]]
 
*[[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]]
  
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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  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/douglas.html Douglas&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Douglas County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/douglas.html Douglas&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Douglas County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
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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 ====
  
Douglas County History Research Center - http://douglascountyhistory.org/  
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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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Douglas County History Research Center - http://douglascountyhistory.org/
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1douglas.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Douglas County Will Records for the years 1886 to 1961.  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1douglas.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Douglas County Will Records for the years 1886 to 1961.  
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
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==== Repositories  ====
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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]]
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*[[Castle Rock Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Parker Colorado Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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Douglas County Libraries<br>100 South Wilcox<br>Castle Rock, CO 80104<br>Phone: (303) 688-7603<br>Website [http://www.douglascountylibraries.org/ www.douglascountylibraries.org/]<br>
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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*Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society,<br>Website http://hrgenealogy.wordpress.com/<br>
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*Parker Genalogical Society of Colorado&amp;<br>PO Box 2672<br>Parker, CO 80134<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~copgs/
  
 
==== 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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===== Birth =====
  
Douglas County Libraries<br>100 South Wilcox<br>Castle Rock, CO 80104<br>Phone: (303) 688-7603<br>Website [http://www.douglascountylibraries.org/ www.douglascountylibraries.org/]<br>
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===== Marriage  =====
  
Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society,<br>Website http://hrgenealogy.wordpress.com/<br>
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===== Death  =====
  
Parker Genalogical Society of Colorado&amp;<br>PO Box 2672<br>Parker, CO 80134<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~copgs/
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===== Divorce =====
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Castle Rock Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Parker Colorado Family History Center]]
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=== Places ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 16:38, 21 May 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngDouglas County

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

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Douglas County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Douglas 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 Castle Rock
Courthouse
Address Douglas County Courthouse
301 Wilcox St
Castle Rock, CO 80104-2454
Phone. 303.660.7446
Douglas County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1867
and land records from 1864[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

County seat: Castle Rock [2]

Parent County

1861--Douglas County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Major Cemeteries

  • Bear Canon Cemetery
  • Cedar Hill Cemetery
  • Fonder Cemetery
  • Franktown Cemetery
  • Glen Grove Cemetery
  • Parker Cemetery
  • Spring Valley Cemetery

Census

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


Church Records

Court Records

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

Douglas County History Research Center - http://douglascountyhistory.org/

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Douglas County Will Records for the years 1886 to 1961.

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Douglas County Libraries
100 South Wilcox
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Phone: (303) 688-7603
Website www.douglascountylibraries.org/

Museums
Societies

Taxation

Colorado State Archives has put the Douglas County Inheritance Tax Records Index for 1911-1944 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), Douglas 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).