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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.mesacounty.us/ Mesa County Courthouse;]<br>2424 Hwy 6 &amp; 50; PO Box 20,000-5010; <br>Grand Junction, CO 81502; <br>Phone: 970.244.1607
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County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage and land records from 1883; <br>County Health Department has birth, death and burial records; <br>1885 census taken<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mesa County, Colorado. Page 100 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1883--'''Mesa County was created 14 February 1883 from [[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]] County. '''County seat:''' Grand Junction <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Delta County, Colorado|Delta]]
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*[[Garfield County, Colorado|Garfield]]
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*[[Grand County, Utah|Grand County, Utah]]
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*[[Montrose County, Colorado|Montrose]]
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*[[Pitkin County, Colorado|Pitkin]]
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*[[San Juan County, Utah|San Juan County, Utah]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10454 Memorial Gardens of the Valley, Grand Junction] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Fruita
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*Grand Junction
  
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1mesa_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Mesa County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1920-1934 on-line.
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1mesa_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Mesa County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1920-1934 on-line.  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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Mesa County Public Library District<br>530 Grand Ave<br>Grand Junction, CO 81502<br>Telehone: 970-243-4783<br>Website [http://www.mcpld.org/ www.mcpld.org/]
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Mesa County Genealogical Society<br>P. O. Box 1506<br>Grand Junction, Colorado 81502-1506<br>Telephone 970-242-0971<br>Website http://www.mesadwellers.org
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Grand Junction Colorado Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205408&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Mesa&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] for this county.
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Mesa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Mesa/ Mesa County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 20:26, 29 November 2012

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Mesa County Courthouse;
2424 Hwy 6 & 50; PO Box 20,000-5010;
Grand Junction, CO 81502;
Phone: 970.244.1607

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1883;
County Health Department has birth, death and burial records;
1885 census taken[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1883--Mesa County was created 14 February 1883 from Gunnison County. County seat: Grand Junction [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fruita
  • Grand Junction

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Colorado State Archives has put the Mesa County Probate Index for the years 1883-1900, on-line.

Taxation

Colorado State Archives has put the Mesa County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1920-1934 on-line.

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Mesa County Public Library District
530 Grand Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81502
Telehone: 970-243-4783
Website www.mcpld.org/

Mesa County Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 1506
Grand Junction, Colorado 81502-1506
Telephone 970-242-0971
Website http://www.mesadwellers.org

Family History Centers



Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mesa County, Colorado. Page 100 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).