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Guide to '''Elbert County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Elbert County
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1874
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| founded date = February 2
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| seat = Kiowa
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| building address = Elbert County Courthouse<br>215 Comanche Street<br>Kiowa, CO 80117-0037<br>Phone 303.621.3129<br>[http://www.elbertcounty-co.gov/ '''Elbert County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1893<br>and land records from 1874 Clerk of Combined <br>Courts has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elbert County, Colorado. Page 98 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1elbert.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Elbert County Will Record for the years 1887-1966 on-line  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1elbert.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Elbert County Will Record for the years 1887-1966 on-line  
  
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==== School Records ====
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/elbert/index.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the&nbsp;record of those students who achieved an eighth grade promotion&nbsp;for the years&nbsp;1918 - 1930 on-line.&nbsp; The Index shows the name, date, address, school name and district number.
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/elbert/index.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the&nbsp;record of those students who achieved an eighth grade promotion&nbsp;for the years&nbsp;1918 - 1930 on-line.&nbsp; The Index shows the name, date, address, school name and district number.  
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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Elbert County Library District<br>239 Main Street<br>Elizabeth, CO 80107<br>Telephone: 303- 646-3792<br>Website [http://www2.youseemore.com/ecld/Default.asp? www2.youseemore.com/ecld/Default.asp]<br>
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Elbert County Historical Society<br>515 Comanche Street (Highway 86)<br>PO Box 43<br>Kiowa, Colorado 80117<br>Website http://www.elbertcountymuseum.org/index.htm<br>
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205326&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Elbert&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Elbert/ Elbert County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Revision as of 23:01, 16 April 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngElbert County

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

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Online Records


Elbert County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Elbert County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1874
County Seat Kiowa
Courthouse
Address Elbert County Courthouse
215 Comanche Street
Kiowa, CO 80117-0037
Phone 303.621.3129
Elbert County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1893
and land records from 1874 Clerk of Combined
Courts has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1874--Elbert County was created 2 February 1874 from Douglas and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was abolished in 1874.
County seat: Kiowa [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

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

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Elbert County Will Record for the years 1887-1966 on-line

School Records

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the record of those students who achieved an eighth grade promotion for the years 1918 - 1930 on-line.  The Index shows the name, date, address, school name and district number.

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Elbert County Library District
239 Main Street
Elizabeth, CO 80107
Telephone: 303- 646-3792
Website www2.youseemore.com/ecld/Default.asp

Elbert County Historical Society
515 Comanche Street (Highway 86)
PO Box 43
Kiowa, Colorado 80117
Website http://www.elbertcountymuseum.org/index.htm

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Elbert 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).