Elbert County, Colorado

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'''1874--'''Elbert County was created 2 February 1874 from [[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]] and Greenwood Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Kiowa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1874--'''Elbert County was created 2 February 1874 from [[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]] and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was abolished in 1874.<br>'''County seat:''' Kiowa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 17:23, 23 December 2008

United States  > Colorado > Elbert County

Contents

County Courthouse

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 [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Lincoln, Washington, Arapahoe, Douglas and El Paso

Resources

Cemeteries

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

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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