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

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San Miguel County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting San Miguel County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Telluride
Courthouse
Address San Miguel County Courthouse
333 W Colorado Ave
Telluride, CO 81435-0548
Phone: 970.728.3954
San Miguel County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

Formerly Ouray County, Name changed to San Miguel 2 Mar 1883
County Clerk has marriage and  land records from 1883;
Clerk District has divorce, probate and court records from 1883
some birth and burial records were destroyed in a file so files are incomplete[1]

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

Telluride [2]

Parent County

1861--San Miguel County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. It was formerly part of Ouray County, but its names changed to San Miguel 2 March 1883.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

A fire destroyed some records and some files are incomplete.

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church Records

Court Records

San Miguel County Old Age Pension Records 1934. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the San Miguel 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

Directories

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

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
  • San Miguel Library District # 2/Norwood Pl
    1110 Lucerne Street
    Norwood, CO 81423
    Telephone: 970-327-4833
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Miguel County, Colorado. Page 101 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).

 

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