La Plata County, Colorado Genealogy

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== History<br> ==
 
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'''1874--'''La Plata County was created 10 February 1874 from [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]] and [[Lake County, Colorado|Lake]] Counties  
 
'''1874--'''La Plata County was created 10 February 1874 from [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos]] and [[Lake County, Colorado|Lake]] Counties  
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• [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Search&redirs=0&search=allison,+colorado&fulltext=Search&ns0=1 Allison]  
 
• [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Search&redirs=0&search=allison,+colorado&fulltext=Search&ns0=1 Allison]  
  
• [http://www.bayfieldgov.org/ Bayfield*]<br>• Bondad<br>• Breen<br>• Carbon<br>• Junction<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Search&redirs=1&search=cascade,+colorado&fulltext=Search&ns0=1 Cascade]<br>• Columbus<br>• [http://www.durangogov.org/ Durango* (county seat)]<br>• Falfa<br>• Florida<br>• Gem-Village<br>• Grandview<br>• [http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&q=hermosa,+colorado&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=univ&ei=iED0TOy0LIy2sAP9wL3UCw&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&resnum=6&ved=0CEMQsAQwBQ&biw=604&bih=542 Hermosa]&nbsp;[http://colorado.hometownlocator.com/co/la-plata/hermosa.cfm 2]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hesperus,_Colorado Hesperus]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignacio,_Colorado Ignacio]* [http://www.townofignacio.com/ 2]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kline,_Colorado Kline]<br>• La Boca<br>• La Plata<br>• La Posta<br>• Loma Linda<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvel,_Colorado Marvel]<br>• Mayday<br>• Oxford<br>• Pinon Acres<br>• [[Red Mesa, La Plata County, Colorado|Redmesa]]<br>• Rockwood<br>• Tacoma<br>• Tiffany<br>• Trimble<br>• Vallecito<br>Neighboring Counties *[[Archuleta County, Colorado|Archuleta]] *[[Dolores County, Colorado|Dolores]] *[[Hinsdale County, Colorado|Hinsdale]] *[[Montezuma County, Colorado|Montezuma]] *[[San Juan County, Colorado|San Juan]] *[[San Juan County, New Mexico|San Juan County, New Mexico]] == Resources == ==== Cemeteries ==== *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57148&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Allison Tiffany] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57155&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274& Animas] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57170&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Bayfield] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2332433&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Bondad] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57232&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Crestview Memorial Garden] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57253&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Elco] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2230026&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Family] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=457111&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Florida] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57327&CScn=hesperus&CScntry=4&CSst=7& Greenmount] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57325&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Hay Gulch] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57326&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Hermosa] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57327&CScn=hesperus&CScntry=4&CSst=7& Hesperus] *I[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2198696&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& gnacio East] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2152882&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Ignacio West] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57373&CScn=kline& Kline] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57375&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& La Boca] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=581093&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& La Posta] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57417&CScn=marvel&CScntry=4&CSst=7& Marvel] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57474&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Ouray Memorial] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=581112&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Oxford] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2271651 Redmesa]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://coloradogravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=368 2] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57550&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Shreck] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57579&CScn=thompson&CScntry=4&CSst=7& Thompson]&nbsp;<br>*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2153427&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Three Rivers] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57581&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Tiffany] ==== Census ==== ==== Church ==== LDS Ward and Branch Records *Allison *Durango *Kline *Pine River *Redmesa ==== Court ==== An&nbsp;Index of the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wpa/laplata.html WPA Employment Case Files] between 1935 and 1942&nbsp; was compiled from the official record of the Colorado Department of Public Welfare, La Plata County Office. The information contained[https://help.familysearch.org/help/feedback Feedback]&nbsp;in the record generally shows: *Name of the applicant&nbsp; *Date of the filing *Case number *Name(s) and location of next of kin<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228236848637_587" /> *Date applicant accepted for employment *Military service dates *General work experience record and qualifications. ==== Land ==== ==== Local Histories ==== ==== Maps ==== ==== Military ==== ==== Newspapers ==== ==== Probate ==== ==== Taxation ==== ==== Vital Records ==== '''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]''' <u></u>== Societies and Libraries == Pine River Public Library District/Bayfield<br>395 Center Drive<br>Bayfield, CO 81122<br>Phone: (970) 884-2222<br>Website [http://www.lmpl.org/ http://www.lmpl.org/] <br>Durango Public Library<br>1188 E Second Ave<br>Durango, CO 81301<br>Phone: (970) 375-3380<br>Website [http://www.durangopubliclibrary.org/ www.durangopubliclibrary.org/] <br>Ignacio Library District<br>470 Goddard Ave<br>Ignacio, CO 81137<br>Phone: (970) 563-9287<br>Website [http://ignaciolibrary.com/ ignaciolibrary.com/]<br>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Centers<br><span style="display: none" id="1273161095362S">&nbsp;</span><u>Durango Colorado</u><br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1273161094875_395" />2 Hilltop Cir<br>Durango, LaPlata, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 970-259-1061<br><u>Redmesa Colorado Ward</u><br>6848 State Hwy 140<br>Redmesa, LaPlata, Colorado, United States<br>These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>Contact Center for open hours as they vary.<br>== Web Sites == *[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205379&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+La+Plata&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] *[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/La_Plata/ La Plata County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium) == References == <references />{{Colorado|Colorado}}  
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• [http://www.bayfieldgov.org/ Bayfield*]<br>• Bondad<br>• Breen<br>• Carbon<br>• Junction<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Search&redirs=1&search=cascade,+colorado&fulltext=Search&ns0=1 Cascade]<br>• Columbus<br>• [http://www.durangogov.org/ Durango* (county seat)]<br>• Falfa<br>• Florida<br>• Gem-Village<br>• Grandview<br>• [http://www.google.com/images?hl=en&q=hermosa,+colorado&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=univ&ei=iED0TOy0LIy2sAP9wL3UCw&sa=X&oi=image_result_group&ct=title&resnum=6&ved=0CEMQsAQwBQ&biw=604&bih=542 Hermosa]&nbsp;[http://colorado.hometownlocator.com/co/la-plata/hermosa.cfm 2]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hesperus,_Colorado Hesperus]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ignacio,_Colorado Ignacio]* [http://www.townofignacio.com/ 2]<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kline,_Colorado Kline]<br>• La Boca<br>• La Plata<br>• La Posta<br>• Loma Linda<br>• [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marvel,_Colorado Marvel]<br>• Mayday<br>• Oxford<br>• Pinon Acres<br>• [[Red Mesa, La Plata County, Colorado|Redmesa]]<br>• Rockwood<br>• Tacoma<br>• Tiffany<br>• Trimble<br>• Vallecito
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*[[Archuleta County, Colorado|Archuleta]] *[[Dolores County, Colorado|Dolores]] *[[Hinsdale County, Colorado|Hinsdale]] *[[Montezuma County, Colorado|Montezuma]] *[[San Juan County, Colorado|San Juan]] *[[San Juan County, New Mexico|San Juan County, New Mexico]]  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57148&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Allison Tiffany] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57155&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274& Animas] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57170&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Bayfield] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2332433&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Bondad] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57232&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Crestview Memorial Garden] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57253&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Elco] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2230026&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Family] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=457111&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Florida] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57327&CScn=hesperus&CScntry=4&CSst=7& Greenmount] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57325&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Hay Gulch] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57326&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Hermosa] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57327&CScn=hesperus&CScntry=4&CSst=7& Hesperus] *I[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2198696&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& gnacio East] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2152882&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Ignacio West] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57373&CScn=kline& Kline] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57375&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& La Boca] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=581093&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& La Posta] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57417&CScn=marvel&CScntry=4&CSst=7& Marvel] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57474&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=1& Ouray Memorial] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=581112&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Oxford] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2271651 Redmesa]&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://coloradogravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=368 2] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57550&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Shreck] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57579&CScn=thompson&CScntry=4&CSst=7& Thompson]&nbsp;*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2153427&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Three Rivers] *[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=57581&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=274&CSsr=21& Tiffany]  
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An&nbsp;Index of the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wpa/laplata.html WPA Employment Case Files] between 1935 and 1942&nbsp; was compiled from the official record of the Colorado Department of Public Welfare, La Plata County Office. The information contained[https://help.familysearch.org/help/feedback Feedback]&nbsp;in the record generally shows: *Name of the applicant&nbsp; *Date of the filing *Case number *Name(s) and location of next of kin<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228236848637_587" /> *Date applicant accepted for employment *Military service dates *General work experience record and qualifications.  
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Probate
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Taxation
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Vital Records
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1291229777500_87" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1291229777500_866" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1291229777500_480" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1291229777500_545" />
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Societies and Libraries&nbsp;
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Pine River Public Library District/Bayfield<br>395 Center Drive<br>Bayfield, CO 81122<br>Phone: (970) 884-2222<br>Website [http://www.lmpl.org/ http://www.lmpl.org/] <br>Durango Public Library<br>1188 E Second Ave<br>Durango, CO 81301<br>Phone: (970) 375-3380<br>Website [http://www.durangopubliclibrary.org/ www.durangopubliclibrary.org/] <br>Ignacio Library District<br>470 Goddard Ave<br>Ignacio, CO 81137<br>Phone: (970) 563-9287<br>Website [http://ignaciolibrary.com/ ignaciolibrary.com/]<br>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Centers<br><span style="display: none" id="1273161095362S">&nbsp;</span><u>Durango Colorado</u><br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1273161094875_395" />2 Hilltop Cir<br>Durango, LaPlata, Colorado, United States<br>Telephone: 970-259-1061<br><u>Redmesa Colorado Ward</u><br>6848 State Hwy 140<br>Redmesa, LaPlata, Colorado, United States<br>These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.<br>Contact Center for open hours as they vary.<br>== Web Sites == *[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205379&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+La+Plata&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] *[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/La_Plata/ La Plata County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium) == References == <references />{{Colorado|Colorado}}  
  
 
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Revision as of 18:56, 1 December 2010

United States  > Colorado > La Plata County

Contents


County Courthouse 

History

 Parent County

1874--La Plata County was created 10 February 1874 from Conejos and Lake Counties

  •  County seat: Durango [1] 

Boundary Changes

Record Loss 

Populated Places

Cities and Towns (* incorporated)

Allison

Bayfield*
• Bondad
• Breen
• Carbon
• Junction
Cascade
• Columbus
Durango* (county seat)
• Falfa
• Florida
• Gem-Village
• Grandview
Hermosa 2
Hesperus
Ignacio* 2
Kline
• La Boca
• La Plata
• La Posta
• Loma Linda
Marvel
• Mayday
• Oxford
• Pinon Acres
Redmesa
• Rockwood
• Tacoma
• Tiffany
• Trimble
• Vallecito

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

 LDS Ward and Branch Records *

  • Allison
  • Durango
  • Kline
  • Pine River
  • Redmesa

Court

An Index of the WPA Employment Case Files between 1935 and 1942  was compiled from the official record of the Colorado Department of Public Welfare, La Plata County Office. The information containedFeedback in the record generally shows: *Name of the applicant  *Date of the filing *Case number *Name(s) and location of next of kin *Date applicant accepted for employment *Military service dates *General work experience record and qualifications.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search 

Societies and Libraries 

Pine River Public Library District/Bayfield
395 Center Drive
Bayfield, CO 81122
Phone: (970) 884-2222
Website http://www.lmpl.org/
Durango Public Library
1188 E Second Ave
Durango, CO 81301
Phone: (970) 375-3380
Website www.durangopubliclibrary.org/
Ignacio Library District
470 Goddard Ave
Ignacio, CO 81137
Phone: (970) 563-9287
Website ignaciolibrary.com/
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Family History Centers
Durango Colorado
2 Hilltop Cir
Durango, LaPlata, Colorado, United States
Telephone: 970-259-1061
Redmesa Colorado Ward
6848 State Hwy 140
Redmesa, LaPlata, Colorado, United States
These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
Contact Center for open hours as they vary.
== Web Sites == *Family History Library Catalog *La Plata County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium) == References ==
  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).