Prowers County, Colorado

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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== History ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Prowers-County-Colorado-Courts.htm Prowers County Courthouse]<br>300 S Main Street <br>Lamar, CO 81052-2857<br>Phone. 719.336.4337&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, land and some death&nbsp;records 1889;<br>District Court has divoce and court&nbsp;recors.&nbsp; County Court has probate records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prowers County, Colorado. Page 100 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Quick Facts ===
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{{Wikipedia|Prowers County, Colorado}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''11 April 1889:''' Prowers County was created from [[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]] County. '''County seat:''' Lamar <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Baca County, Colorado|Baca]]
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*[[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]]
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*[[Greeley County, Kansas|Greeley County, Kansas]]
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*[[Hamilton County, Kansas|Hamilton County, Kansas]]
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*[[Kiowa County, Colorado|Kiowa]]
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*[[Stanton County, Kansas|Stanton County, Kansas]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
  
==== Census  ====
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*Holly Public Library<br>302 South Main Street<br>Holly, CO 81047<br>Telehone 719-537-6520
  
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*[http://www.lamar.lib.co.us/ Lamar Public Library]<br>102 East Parmenter St<br>Lamar, CO 81052<br>Telephone 719-336-4632
  
==== Court  ====
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*Inventory of the county archives of Colorado, no. 50, Prowers County (Lamar) {{FHL|197920|item}}
  
==== Land ====
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==== Local Histories ====
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*Compilation of cemetery records including index from four cemeteries near Lamar, Prowers, Colorado {{FHL|297006|item}}
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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=== Directories  ===
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*Bent and Prowers Counties (Colorado) directories {{FHL|1128068|item}}
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*Polk's Lamar (Prowers County, Colorado) city directory&nbsp;: including Prowers County residents and ranchers {{FHL|205307|item}}
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*Prowers County history {{FHL|710483|item}}
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=== Land and Property  ===
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*The homestead years: Prowers County, Colorado {{FHL|963841|item}}
  
 
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*Prowers County, Colorado land ownership map, 1889 {{FHL|1137715|item}}
  
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[[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Land and Property
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wwcod/amache_teachers_1942-1945.htm Colorado State Archives] has an Index to the Prowers County Amache School Teachers and Personnel for the period 1942-1945.&nbsp; This is an Index to the records of the teachers who were approved and hired at the Center.
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Probate ===
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wwcod/amache_teachers_1942-1945.htm Colorado State Archives] Index to the Prowers County Amache School Teachers and Personnel for the period 1942-1945. This is an Index to the records of the teachers who were approved and hired at the Center.
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*[http://www.bigtimbersmuseum.org/ Big Timbers Museum]<br>Prowers County Historical Society<br>7515 U.S. Hwy 50<br>P. O. Box 929<br>Lamar, CO 81052<br>Telephone 719-336-2472
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~coprowtp/ Prowers County CO Trails to the Past]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Prowers/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://usgwarchives.org/co/prowers.htm USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/co/prowers.htm USGenWeb Archives] (backup site)
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*{{FHL|205454|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 20:30, 29 November 2012

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Prowers County Courthouse
300 S Main Street
Lamar, CO 81052-2857
Phone. 719.336.4337 

County Clerk has marriage, land and some death records 1889;
District Court has divoce and court recors.  County Court has probate records.[1]

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Prowers County, Colorado

Parent County

11 April 1889: Prowers County was created from Bent County. County seat: Lamar [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

  • Holly Public Library
    302 South Main Street
    Holly, CO 81047
    Telehone 719-537-6520
  • Inventory of the county archives of Colorado, no. 50, Prowers County (Lamar) FHL Collection

Cemeteries

  • Compilation of cemetery records including index from four cemeteries near Lamar, Prowers, Colorado FHL Collection

Census

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

Church History and Records

Directories

  • Bent and Prowers Counties (Colorado) directories FHL Collection
  • Polk's Lamar (Prowers County, Colorado) city directory : including Prowers County residents and ranchers FHL Collection

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Maps

Gotoarrow-kelly.png Land and Property

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate

School

Colorado State Archives Index to the Prowers County Amache School Teachers and Personnel for the period 1942-1945. This is an Index to the records of the teachers who were approved and hired at the Center.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

  • Big Timbers Museum
    Prowers County Historical Society
    7515 U.S. Hwy 50
    P. O. Box 929
    Lamar, CO 81052
    Telephone 719-336-2472

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Prowers County, Colorado. Page 100 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)