Prowers County, Colorado Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Colorado|Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Prowers County''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Colorado|Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Prowers County''  
  
Guide to '''Prowers County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Prowers County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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{{Wikipedia|Prowers County, Colorado}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Prowers County, Colorado}}  
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
'''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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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Prowers County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Prowers County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Prowers County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Prowers County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== County Seat ====
 
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Lamar <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Parent County ====
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places ====
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'''11 April 1889:''' Prowers County was created from [[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]] County.
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
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*[[Stanton County, Kansas|Stanton County, Kansas]]
 
*[[Stanton County, Kansas|Stanton County, Kansas]]
  
== Resources ==
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==== Record Loss ====
  
=== Archives and Libraries ===
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=== Resources ===
  
*Holly Public Library<br>302 South Main Street<br>Holly, CO 81047<br>Telehone 719-537-6520
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
*[http://www.lamar.lib.co.us/ Lamar Public Library]<br>102 East Parmenter St<br>Lamar, CO 81052<br>Telephone 719-336-4632
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==== Biography  ====
  
*Inventory of the county archives of Colorado, no. 50, Prowers County (Lamar) {{FHL|197920|item}}
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
*Compilation of cemetery records including index from four cemeteries near Lamar, Prowers, Colorado {{FHL|297006|item}}
 
*Compilation of cemetery records including index from four cemeteries near Lamar, Prowers, Colorado {{FHL|297006|item}}
  
=== Census  ===
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==== Census  ====
 
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{{Census|Colorado}}  
 
{{Census|Colorado}}  
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==== Church Records  ====
  
=== Church History and Records  ===
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==== Court Records  ====
  
=== Directories  ===
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==== Directories  ====
  
*Bent and Prowers Counties (Colorado) directories {{FHL|1128068|item}}  
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*Bent and Prowers Counties (Colorado) directories {{FHL|1128068|item}}<br>
*Polk's Lamar (Prowers County, Colorado) city directory&nbsp;: including Prowers County residents and ranchers {{FHL|205307|item}}
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*Polk's Lamar (Prowers County, Colorado) city directory: including Prowers County residents and ranchers {{FHL|205307|item}}<br>
  
=== Court Records ===
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
=== History ===
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
*Prowers County history {{FHL|710483|item}}
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==== Gazetteers  ====
  
=== Land and Property ===
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==== Genealogy ====
  
*The homestead years: Prowers County, Colorado {{FHL|963841|item}}
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==== History  ====
  
==== Maps ====
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===== Local History  =====
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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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==== Maps  ====
 
*Prowers County, Colorado land ownership map, 1889 {{FHL|1137715|item}}
 
*Prowers County, Colorado land ownership map, 1889 {{FHL|1137715|item}}
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==== Military  ====
  
=== Maps ===
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
[[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Land and Property
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
=== Military History and Records ===
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==== Obituaries ====
  
=== Newspapers ===
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==== Periodicals ====
  
=== Probate  ===
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==== Probate  ====
  
=== School  ===
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== School Records =====
  
 
[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.  
 
[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.  
  
=== Taxation  ===
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===== Archives  =====
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*Inventory of the county archives of Colorado, no. 50, Prowers County (Lamar) {{FHL|197920|item}}
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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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===== Libraries  =====
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*Holly Public Library<br>302 South Main Street<br>Holly, CO 81047<br>Telehone 719-537-6520<br>
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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<br>
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===== Museums  =====
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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<br>
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==== Taxation  ====
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
  
=== Vital Records ===
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===== Death =====
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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===== Divorce =====
  
*[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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=== Places ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 20:55, 22 May 2013

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Guide to Prowers County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Prowers County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Prowers County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 11, 1889
County Seat Lamar
Courthouse
Address Prowers County Courthouse
300 S Main Street
Lamar, CO 81052-2857
Phone: 719.336.4337
Prowers County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

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

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

County Seat

Lamar [2]

Parent County

11 April 1889: Prowers County was created from Bent County.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

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

Census

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


Church Records

Court 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

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

School Records

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.

Repositories

Archives
  • Inventory of the county archives of Colorado, no. 50, Prowers County (Lamar) FHL Collection
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
  • Holly Public Library
    302 South Main Street
    Holly, CO 81047
    Telehone 719-537-6520
Museums
  • Big Timbers Museum
    Prowers County Historical Society
    7515 U.S. Hwy 50
    P. O. Box 929
    Lamar, CO 81052
    Telephone 719-336-2472
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

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)