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Guide to Fremont County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Fremont County, Colorado|
Location in the state of Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
|Founded||November 1, 1861|
|County Seat||Canon City|
|Address|| Fremont County Courthouse|
615 Macon Rm 100
Canon City, CO 81212
Fremont County Website
County Clerk has marriage and land records;
Clerk district Court has divorce, probate and court
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
Canon City 
1861--Fremont County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. It was created in 1859 from the old Arapahoe County in the territory of Kansas.
Business Records and Commerce
For tips on accessing Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.
Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Colorado denominations, view the Colorado Church Records wiki page.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Canon City
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Local histories are available for Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Colorado Local Histories.
Land and Property
Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.
See Colorado Land and Property for additional information about early Colorado land grants.
After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where current records are also housed.
Naturalization and Citizenship
Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:
Probate records have been kept by the county courts. Colorado probate records include bonds, affidavits, letters, claims, appraisals, fee accounts, minutes, judgments, dockets, calendars, case files, and wills. The Family History Library does not have copies of probate records from Colorado.
You may obtain copies of documents from the clerk's office in the county courthouse.
Family History Centers
- Canon City Public Library
516 Macon Ave
Canon City, CO 81212
Phone: (719) 269-9020
- Cotopaxi School/Community Library
0345 County Road 12
Cotopaxi, CO 81223
Phone: (719) 942-4131
- John C. Fremont Library District (Florence)
130 Church Ave
Florence, CO 81226
Phone: (719) 784-4649
- Penrose Library District
555 4th Ave
Penrose, CO 81240
Phone: (719) 372-0606
- Fremont County Genealogy Society
Canon City Public Library
516 Macon Ave
Canon City, CO 81218
Colorado tax records complement land records and can be used as supplements to censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records. To find tax records in the FamilySearch Catalog, do a Catalog/frameset_fhlc.asp Place Search for the county.
Colorado State Archives has put the Fremont County Inheritance Tax Records Index for 1913-1943 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), Fremont County, Colorado. Page 98 ; .
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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