Las Animas County, Colorado Genealogy

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{{Colorado-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; Las Animas County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Name ====
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==== Name ====
  
Las Animas takes its name from the Spanish name for the Purgatoire River that runs through the county. Originally the river was called "El Rio de las Animas Perdidas en Purgatorio", which means "River of the Lost Souls in Purgatory".
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Las Animas takes its name from the Spanish name for the Purgatoire River that runs through the county. Originally the river was called "El Rio de las Animas Perdidas en Purgatorio", which means "River of the Lost Souls in Purgatory".  
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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Abeyta, Aguilar, Andrix, Barela, Beshoar, Boncarbo, Branson, Cokedale, Cordova Plaza, Delhi, Earl, El Moro, Engleville, Gulnare, Hoehne, Houghton, Jansen, Kim, Ludlow, Lynn, Medina Plaza, Model, Monument Park, Parras Plaza, Patterson Crossing, Reilly Canyon, Rugby, San Miguel, Segundo, Simpson, Sopris, Starkville, Stonewall, Stonewall Gap, Tercio, Thatcher, Tijeras, Tobe, Torres, Trinchera, Trinidad, Tyrone, Valdez, Valleroso, Velasquez Plaza, Vigil, Villegreen, Walts Corner, Weston, Zamara<br>
 
Abeyta, Aguilar, Andrix, Barela, Beshoar, Boncarbo, Branson, Cokedale, Cordova Plaza, Delhi, Earl, El Moro, Engleville, Gulnare, Hoehne, Houghton, Jansen, Kim, Ludlow, Lynn, Medina Plaza, Model, Monument Park, Parras Plaza, Patterson Crossing, Reilly Canyon, Rugby, San Miguel, Segundo, Simpson, Sopris, Starkville, Stonewall, Stonewall Gap, Tercio, Thatcher, Tijeras, Tobe, Torres, Trinchera, Trinidad, Tyrone, Valdez, Valleroso, Velasquez Plaza, Vigil, Villegreen, Walts Corner, Weston, Zamara<br>
  
===== Ghost Towns =====
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===== Ghost Towns =====
  
Berwind, Del Agua, Morley, Primero, Tabaco
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Berwind, Del Agua, Morley, Primero, Tabaco  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Baca_County,_Colorado|Baca]]
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*[[Baca County, Colorado|Baca]]  
*[[Bent_County,_Colorado|Bent]]
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*[[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]]  
*[[Colfax_County,_New_Mexico|Colfax County, New Mexico]]  
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*[[Colfax County, New Mexico|Colfax County, New Mexico]]  
*[[Costilla_County,_Colorado|Costilla]]
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*[[Costilla County, Colorado|Costilla]]  
*[[Huerfano_County,_Colorado|Huerfano]]
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*[[Huerfano County, Colorado|Huerfano]]  
*[[Otero_County,_Colorado|Otero]]  
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*[[Otero County, Colorado|Otero]]  
*[[Pueblo_County,_Colorado|Pueblo]]
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*[[Pueblo County, Colorado|Pueblo]]  
*[[Union_County,_New_Mexico|Union County, New Mexico]]
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*[[Union County, New Mexico|Union County, New Mexico]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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===== Search be Cemetery Location  =====
 
===== Search be Cemetery Location  =====
  
[[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Abeyta]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Aguilar]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Andrix]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Barela]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Beshoar]], Boncarbo, [[Branson, Las Animas County, Colorado, Cemerteries|Branson]], [[Las_Animas_County,_Colorado,_Western_county_cemeteries|Burro Canyon]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Cokedale]], Cordova Plaza, Delhi, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Earl]], El Moro, [[Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, Cemeteries|Engleville]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Gulnare]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Hoehne]], Houghton, [[Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, Cemeteries|Jansen]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Kim]], Ludlow, Lynn, Medina Plaza, Model, Monument Park, Parras Plaza, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Patterson Crossing]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Reilly Canyon]], Rugby, [[Las_Animas_County,_Colorado,_Western_county_cemeteries|San Luis]], San Miguel, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Segundo]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Simpson]], Sopris, [[Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, Cemeteries|Starkville]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Stonewall]], Stonewall Gap, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Tercio]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Thatcher]], [[Las_Animas_County,_Colorado,_Western_county_cemeteries|Tijeras]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Tobe]], Torres, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Trinchera]], [[Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, Cemeteries|Trinidad,]] Tyrone, Valdez, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Vallorso]], Velasquez Plaza, Vigil, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Villegreen]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Walts Corner]],&nbsp;[[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Weston]], [[Las_Animas_County,_Colorado,_Western_county_cemeteries|Whiskey Canyon]], Zamara
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[[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Abeyta]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Aguilar]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Andrix]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Barela]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Beshoar]], Boncarbo, [[Branson, Las Animas County, Colorado, Cemerteries|Branson]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Burro Canyon]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Cokedale]], Cordova Plaza, Delhi, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Earl]], El Moro, [[Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, Cemeteries|Engleville]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Gulnare]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Hoehne]], Houghton, [[Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, Cemeteries|Jansen]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Kim]], Ludlow, Lynn, Medina Plaza, Model, Monument Park, Parras Plaza, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Patterson Crossing]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Reilly Canyon]], Rugby, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|San Luis]], San Miguel, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Segundo]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Simpson]], Sopris, [[Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, Cemeteries|Starkville]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Stonewall]], Stonewall Gap, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Tercio]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Thatcher]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Tijeras]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Tobe]], Torres, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Trinchera]], [[Trinidad, Las Animas County, Colorado, Cemeteries|Trinidad,]] Tyrone, Valdez, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Northern County cemeteries|Vallorso]], Velasquez Plaza, Vigil, [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Villegreen]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Eastern county cemeteries|Walts Corner]],&nbsp;[[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Weston]], [[Las Animas County, Colorado, Western county cemeteries|Whiskey Canyon]], Zamara  
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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Trinidad/Carnegie Public Library<br>202 N Animas Street Trinidad, CO 81082<br>Telephone: 719-846-6841<br>Website &nbsp;http://www.carnegiepubliclibrary.org/<br>
 
Trinidad/Carnegie Public Library<br>202 N Animas Street Trinidad, CO 81082<br>Telephone: 719-846-6841<br>Website &nbsp;http://www.carnegiepubliclibrary.org/<br>
  
Aguilar Public Library<br>146 W. Main Street<br>Aguilar, CO 81020<br>Telephone: 719-941-4426
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Aguilar Public Library<br>146 W. Main Street<br>Aguilar, CO 81020<br>Telephone: 719-941-4426  
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
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== References  ==
 
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United States  > Colorado > Las Animas County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Name

Las Animas takes its name from the Spanish name for the Purgatoire River that runs through the county. Originally the river was called "El Rio de las Animas Perdidas en Purgatorio", which means "River of the Lost Souls in Purgatory".

Parent County

  • 1866--Las Animas was created 9 February 1866 from Huerfano County. County seat: Trinidad [1]

Boundary Changes

Las Animas is the largest of the 64 counties in Colorado.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Towns and Villages

Abeyta, Aguilar, Andrix, Barela, Beshoar, Boncarbo, Branson, Cokedale, Cordova Plaza, Delhi, Earl, El Moro, Engleville, Gulnare, Hoehne, Houghton, Jansen, Kim, Ludlow, Lynn, Medina Plaza, Model, Monument Park, Parras Plaza, Patterson Crossing, Reilly Canyon, Rugby, San Miguel, Segundo, Simpson, Sopris, Starkville, Stonewall, Stonewall Gap, Tercio, Thatcher, Tijeras, Tobe, Torres, Trinchera, Trinidad, Tyrone, Valdez, Valleroso, Velasquez Plaza, Vigil, Villegreen, Walts Corner, Weston, Zamara

Ghost Towns

Berwind, Del Agua, Morley, Primero, Tabaco

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Search by Cemetery Name

Aguilar Cemetery, Aguilar Community Cemetery, Albertson Cemetery, Andrix Cemetery, Barela Cemetery, Bloom Cemetery, Branson Community Cemetery, Burro Canyon Cemetery, Carpios Cemetery, Cedar Hill Cemetery, Cejita Cemetery, Chicosa Cemetery, Cordova Cemetery, Crespin Cemetery,Edenview Cemetery, Gallegos Cemetery, Garcia Cemetery,Hicks Cemetery, Jansen Cemetery, Jarosa Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Kim Cemetery, Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Leyba Cemetery, Los Hermanos Penitentes Cemetery, Lucero Cemetery, Martinez Cemetery, Masonic Cemetery, Mestas Cemetery, Mountain View Cemetery, Nola Cemetery, Pacheco Cemetery, Parker Cemetery, Pleasant View Cemetery, Plum Valley Cemetery, Prince Cemetery, Rivera Cemetery, Robb Cemetery, Romero Cemetery, Saint Anthony Cemetery, Saint Anthony Cemetery, Saint Pius Cemetery, San Juan Cemetery, San Juan Cemetery, Scott CemeterySimpson Cemetery, Starkville Cemetery, Tapia Cemetery, Tercio Cemetery, Thorp Cemetery, Tijeras Cemetery, Trinchera Cemetery, Trujillo Creek Cemetery, Valdea Cemetery, Valdez Cemetery, Vigil Cemetery, Vigil Cemetery, Wilcox Cemetery.


Search be Cemetery Location

Abeyta, Aguilar, Andrix, Barela, Beshoar, Boncarbo, Branson, Burro Canyon, Cokedale, Cordova Plaza, Delhi, Earl, El Moro, Engleville, Gulnare, Hoehne, Houghton, Jansen, Kim, Ludlow, Lynn, Medina Plaza, Model, Monument Park, Parras Plaza, Patterson Crossing, Reilly Canyon, Rugby, San Luis, San Miguel, Segundo, Simpson, Sopris, Starkville, Stonewall, Stonewall Gap, Tercio, Thatcher, Tijeras, Tobe, Torres, Trinchera, Trinidad, Tyrone, Valdez, Vallorso, Velasquez Plaza, Vigil, Villegreen, Walts CornerWeston, Whiskey Canyon, Zamara

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Trinidad/Carnegie Public Library
202 N Animas Street Trinidad, CO 81082
Telephone: 719-846-6841
Website  http://www.carnegiepubliclibrary.org/

Aguilar Public Library
146 W. Main Street
Aguilar, CO 81020
Telephone: 719-941-4426

Web Sites

References

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