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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Mineral County'''
  
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://www.mineralcountycolorado.com/ Mineral County Courthouse; ]<br>1201 N Main St; PO Box 70; <br>Creede, CO 81130;<br>Phone: 719.658.2440
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1893 and military records from 1945;<br>District Court has divorce; <br>Probate Court and naturalization records;<br>County Assessor has land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 100, Mineral County, Colorado. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Brief History  ===
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Before 1861''' the northeastern part of this modern Colorado county east of the {{wpd|Continental Divide}} was in New Mexico.
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:*'''9 January 1852''' it was created part of [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]] in [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] Territory.<ref name="Dollarhide">William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, ''Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52.  {{WorldCat|16509993|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|545087|item|disp=FHL Book 973 X2th}}.</ref> <ref>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nmahgp/cohis.htm Brief County Histories (New Mexico)] in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).</ref>
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:*'''28 February 1861''' it was transferred to [[Colorado]]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).</ref> <ref name="Animap">Adrian B. Ettlinger, ''AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database'' (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. {{WorldCat|263846425|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1474888|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 4903}}.</ref> (1 Nov 1861 [[Guadalupe County, Colorado|Guadalupe County]]).<ref>''Handybook'', 97, Conejos County, Colorado, and 99, Guadalupe County, Colorado.</ref>
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:*'''7 November 1861''' the name was changed from [[Guadalupe County, Colorado|Guadalupe County]] to [[Conejos County, Colorado|Conejos County]].<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Guadalupe County, Colorado Territory" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalupe_County,_Colorado_Territory (accessed 23 June 2012).</ref>
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::Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]].
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*'''1893 ''' Mineral County was created 27 March 1893 from [[Hinsdale County, Colorado|Hinsdale]] County. '''County seat:''' Creede.<ref name="HBG" />
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Places / Localities  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Archuleta County, Colorado|Archuleta]]
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*[[Hinsdale County, Colorado|Hinsdale]]
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*[[Rio Grande County, Colorado|Rio Grande]]
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*[[Saguache County, Colorado|Saguache]]
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/mineral.html Mineral&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Mineral County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:
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*Name of Applicant
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*Date and Amount of pension payment
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*Any adjustments to the pension
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*Person's age
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*Town nearest to where they lived
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*Other Actions done by the County <br>
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==== History  ====
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==== Land and Property  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military Records  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Repositories  ===
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==== Societies and Libraries  ====
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Mineral County School/Regional Public Library<br>380 La Garita Ave<br>Creede, CO 81130<br>Telephone:719-658-2313
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== References  ===
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Revision as of 20:26, 29 November 2012

United States Gotoarrow.png Colorado Gotoarrow.png Mineral County

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Mineral County Courthouse;
1201 N Main St; PO Box 70;
Creede, CO 81130;
Phone: 719.658.2440

County Clerk has marriage records from 1893 and military records from 1945;
District Court has divorce;
Probate Court and naturalization records;
County Assessor has land records.[1]

Brief History

Parent County

  • Before 1861 the northeastern part of this modern Colorado county east of the Continental Divide was in New Mexico.
Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County.
  • 1893 Mineral County was created 27 March 1893 from Hinsdale County. County seat: Creede.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Mineral County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Mineral 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

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Repositories

Societies and Libraries

Mineral County School/Regional Public Library
380 La Garita Ave
Creede, CO 81130
Telephone:719-658-2313

Family History Centers

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 100, Mineral County, Colorado. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 X2th.
  3. Brief County Histories (New Mexico) in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).
  5. Adrian B. Ettlinger, AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL CD-ROM no. 4903.
  6. Handybook, 97, Conejos County, Colorado, and 99, Guadalupe County, Colorado.
  7. Wikipedia contributors, "Guadalupe County, Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guadalupe_County,_Colorado_Territory (accessed 23 June 2012).
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