Douglas County, Colorado

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.douglas.co.us/ Douglas County Courthouse;]<br>&nbsp;301 Wilcox St; <br>Castle Rock, CO 80104-2454; <br>Phone. 303.660.7446
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County Clerk has marriage&nbsp;records from 1867 <br>and land records from 1864<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Douglas County, Colorado. Page 98 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''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>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Arapahoe County, Colorado|Arapahoe]]
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*[[El Paso County, Colorado|El Paso]]
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*[[Elbert County, Colorado|Elbert]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]
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*[[Park County, Colorado|Park]]
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*[[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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'''Major Cemeteries'''
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*Bear Canon Cemetery
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*Cedar Hill Cemetery
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*Fonder Cemetery
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*Franktown Cemetery
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*Glen Grove Cemetery
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*Parker Cemetery
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*Spring Valley Cemetery
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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[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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*Name of Applicant
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*Date and Amount of pension payment
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*Any adjustments to the pension
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*Person's age
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*Town nearest to where they lived
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*Other Actions done by the County <br>
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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Douglas County History Research Center - http://douglascountyhistory.org/
  
 
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==== 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
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[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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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1douglas_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Douglas County Inheritance Tax Records Index for&nbsp;1911-1944 on-line
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1douglas_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Douglas County Inheritance Tax Records Index for&nbsp;1911-1944 on-line.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Web Sites  ==
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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>
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
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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/
  
== References ==  
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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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== Web Sites  ==
  
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Douglas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Douglas/ Douglas County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
[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.&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Douglas_County%2C_Colorado_-_Probate_Records_:_Index_On-line_%281886-1961%29 Read more]. <!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors --><!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
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== References  ==
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1douglas_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Douglas County Inheritance Tax Records Index for&nbsp;1911-1944 on-line.&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Colorado%2C_Douglas_County_Inheritance_Tax_Records_Index_1911-1944 Read more.]
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Douglas County Courthouse;
 301 Wilcox St;
Castle Rock, CO 80104-2454;
Phone. 303.660.7446

County Clerk has marriage records from 1867
and land records from 1864[1]

History

Parent County

1861--Douglas County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. County seat: Castle Rock [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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 census records online, see: Colorado Census.

Church

Court

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

Land

Local Histories

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

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

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

Taxation

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

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

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

Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society,
Website http://hrgenealogy.wordpress.com/

Parker Genalogical Society of Colorado&
PO Box 2672
Parker, CO 80134
Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~copgs/

Family History Centers


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).