Douglas County, Colorado Genealogy

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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''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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'''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  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Arapahoe_County,_Colorado|Arapahoe]]
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*[[Arapahoe County, Colorado|Arapahoe]]  
*[[El_Paso_County,_Colorado|El Paso]]
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*[[El Paso County, Colorado|El Paso]]  
*[[Elbert_County,_Colorado|Elbert]]
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*[[Elbert County, Colorado|Elbert]]  
*[[Jefferson_County,_Colorado|Jefferson]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]  
*[[Park_County,_Colorado|Park]]
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*[[Park County, Colorado|Park]]  
*[[Teller_County,_Colorado|Teller]]
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*[[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
'''Major Cemeteries'''
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*Bear Canon Cemetery
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'''Major Cemeteries'''  
*Cedar Hill Cemetery
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*Fonder Cemetery
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*Bear Canon Cemetery  
*Franktown Cemetery
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*Cedar Hill Cemetery  
*Glen Grove Cemetery
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*Fonder Cemetery  
*Parker Cemetery
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*Franktown Cemetery  
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*Glen Grove Cemetery  
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*Parker Cemetery  
 
*Spring Valley Cemetery
 
*Spring Valley Cemetery
  
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
<h4> Local Histories  </h4>
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==== Local Histories  ====
<p>Douglas County History Research Center - <a href="http://douglascountyhistory.org/">douglascountyhistory.org/</a>
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Douglas County History Research Center - http://douglascountyhistory.org/  
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society,<br>Website http://hrgenealogy.wordpress.com/<br>
 
Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society,<br>Website http://hrgenealogy.wordpress.com/<br>
  
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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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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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center<br>7160 E Bayou Gulch Rd<br>Parker, Douglas, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 720-851-0916 <br>This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>Contact Center for open hours as they vary.
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Douglas_County,_Colorado]]
 
[[Category:Douglas_County,_Colorado]]

Revision as of 15:41, 6 May 2010

United States  > Colorado > Douglas County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

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

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/

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Center
7160 E Bayou Gulch Rd
Parker, Douglas, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 720-851-0916
This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
Contact Center for open hours as they vary.


Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).