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Guide to Douglas County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Douglas County, Colorado|
Location in the state of Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
|Founded||November 1, 1861|
|County Seat||Castle Rock|
|Address|| Douglas County Courthouse|
301 Wilcox St
Castle Rock, CO 80104-2454
Douglas County Website
County Clerk has marriage records from 1867
and land records from 1864
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
County seat: Castle Rock 
1861--Douglas County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.
Business Records and Commerce
- Bear Canon Cemetery
- Cedar Hill Cemetery
- Fonder Cemetery
- Franktown Cemetery
- Glen Grove Cemetery
- Parker Cemetery
- Spring Valley Cemetery
For tips on accessing Douglas County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.
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
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Douglas County History Research Center - http://douglascountyhistory.org/
Land and Property
Naturalization and Citizenship
Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Douglas County Will Records for the years 1886 to 1961.
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Castle Rock Colorado Family History Center
- Parker Colorado Family History Center
Douglas County Libraries
100 South Wilcox
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Phone: (303) 688-7603
- Highlands Ranch Genealogical Society,
- Parker Genalogical Society of Colorado&
PO Box 2672
Parker, CO 80134
Colorado State Archives has put the Douglas County Inheritance Tax Records Index for 1911-1944 on-line.
Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Vital Records Section Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.
For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Colorado.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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