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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado Genealogy|Colorado]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Delta County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Delta County, Colorado ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.deltacounty.com/ Delta County Courthouse]<br>501 Palmer St; <br>Delta. CO 81416-1753<br>Phone: 970.874.2150 <br>
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County&nbsp;Clerk has birth records from 1920, marriage, death<br>and land records from 1883 and school census 1891-1964; <br>Clerk District Court has divorec, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Delta County, Colorado. Page 98 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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|parent county= [[Gunnison County, Colorado Genealogy|Gunnison]] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== County Information ==
  
== History  ==
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=== Description ===
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{CO Courthouse Intro|Delta}}
  
==== Parent County ====
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Delta County Courthouse<br>501 Palmer St<br>Delta, CO 81416-1753<br>Phone: 970.874.2150 <br>[http://www.deltacounty.com/'''Delta County Website''']<br><br>
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County&nbsp;Clerk has birth records from 1920, marriage, death<br>and land records from 1883 and school census 1891-1964; <br>Clerk of the District Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Delta County, Colorado. Page 98 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
*'''1883--'''Delta County was created 11 February 1883 from [[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]] County. '''County seat:''' Delta <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== Delta County, Colorado Record Dates  ===
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Delta County, Colorado Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Delta County, Colorado Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Delta County, Colorado Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Delta County, Colorado Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Delta County, Colorado Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Delta County, Colorado Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Delta County, Colorado Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1895-1909<ref name="red book">''The Red Book, American State, County, and Town Sources''. Edited by Alice Eichholz. (Ancestry, Provo; 3d ed, 2004.) Colorado article by Birdie Monk Holzclaw and Marsha Hoffman Rising. page 92.</ref>*<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1883 <ref name="red book" />*<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1895-1909 <ref name="red book" />*<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1883 <ref name="red book" /><br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1883 <ref name="red book" /><br></center>
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| colspan="7" | <center>'''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Delta County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Delta County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Delta County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''</center>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
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== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{CO Boundary Changes Intro|Delta}}
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*'''Parent County:''' Delta County was created 11 February 1883 from [[Gunnison County, Colorado Genealogy|Gunnison]] County.
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*'''County seat:''' Delta<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> <br>
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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*Bowie
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=== Populated Places ===
*Cedaredge
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{{CO Populated Places Intro|Delta}}
*Crawford
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The following are locations in Delta County, Colorado:
*Delta  
 
*Echert
 
*Grand Mesa
 
*Hotchkiss
 
*Lazear -- an unincorporated town
 
*Orchard City -- an incorporated town which also contains the communities of Austin and Cory
 
*Paonia
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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* Bowie
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* Cedaredge
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* Crawford
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* Delta
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* Echert
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* Grand Mesa
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* Hotchkiss
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* Lazear -- an unincorporated town
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* Orchard City -- an incorporated town which also contains the communities of Austin and Cory
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* Paonia
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*[[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]]
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=== History Timeline ===
*[[Mesa County, Colorado|Mesa]]
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{{CO Historical Timeline Intro|Delta}}
*[[Montrose County, Colorado|Montrose]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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== Resources ==
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{{CO Resources Intro|Delta}}
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{CO Bible Intro|Delta}}
  
==== Census ====
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=== Biographies ===
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{{CO Biographies Intro|Delta}}
  
{{Census|Colorado}}  
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{CO Business Records Intro|Delta}}
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{CO Cemeteries Intro|Delta}}
  
==== Court  ====
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Delta County, Colorado''' online and in print</center>
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=7&GScnty=255&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~codelta/cemeteries/CemeteryIndex.htm COGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/delta.htm#cemeteries COGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/colorado/delta.html Tombstone Project]
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* [http://coloradogravestones.org/search.php?cid=15&lm=s&last=&fm=s&first= Colorado Gravestones]
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* [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Delta%20County%2C%20Colorado%22~&collection_id=2026973 Billion Graves]
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* {{FHL|728924|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=cemeteries+of+Delta+County%2C+Colorado&qt=results_page WorldCat]
  
==== Land  ====
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=255 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#action=search_cemetery Billion Graves]
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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=== Census Records ===
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{{CO Census Intro|Delta}}
  
==== Military  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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*'''1860-1940''' Colorado Census Records from 1860 to 1940 at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=378&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Colorado%22%20%2Bsubject%3ACensus FamilySearch.org] — index/images
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Church Records ===
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{{CO Church Intro|Delta}}
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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{{CO Court Intro|Delta}}
  
==== Taxation ====
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Numerous records are available at [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado Archives]. To use this link scroll down the page to where it asks for Record Type. Click there and scroll down the list to the records you want and select.  The next field asks for county. Select the county you want and then click on Search. You can narrow the search by adding the additional information it asks for.
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Directories ===
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{{CO Directories Intro|Delta}}
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
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{{CO Emigration Intro|Delta}}
  
Delta County Public Libraries Web Site <br>[http://www.deltalibraries.org/crawford.html www.deltalibraries.org/crawford.html]
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{CO Ethnic Groups Intro|Delta}}
  
Hotchkiss Public Library <br>149 E. Main<br>Hotchkiss, CO 81419<br>Telephone: 970- 672-0056
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{CO Funeral Homes Intro|Delta}}
  
Cederedge Public Library<br>180 SW 6th Avenue <br>P.O. Box 548 <br>Cedaredge, CO 81413 <br>Phone (970) 856-3518 <br>
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{CO Genealogies Intro|Delta}}
  
Crawford Public Library<br>545 Hwy 92<br>Crawford, CO 81415<br>Telephone 907-912-3500<br>
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{CO Guardianship Intro|Delta}}
  
Delta Public Library<br>211 W 6th St.<br>Delta, CO 81416<br>Telephone 970-874-9630<br>
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{CO Land Intro|Delta}}
  
Paonia Public Library <br>2 3rd St.<br>PO Box 969<br>Paonia, CO 81428<br>Telephone 970-527-3470<br>
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{CO Histories Intro|Delta}}
  
Delta County Historical Society‎<br>251 Meeker Street<br>Delta, CO 81416-1914<br>Telephone 970-874-8721‎<br>
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{{CO History Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{CO Maps Intro|Delta}}
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[[Image:Codelta.jpg|300px|Codelta.jpg]]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Migration ===
*[[Delta Colorado Family History Center]]  
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{{CO Migration Intro|Delta}}
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=== Military Records ===
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{{CO Military Intro|Delta}}
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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{{CO Naturalization Intro|Delta}}
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{CO Newspapers Intro|Delta}}
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{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Adams}}
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=== Obituaries ===
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{{CO Obituaries Intro|Delta}}
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=== Other Records ===
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{{CO Other Records Intro|Delta}}
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=== Periodicals ===
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{{CO Periodicals Intro|Delta}}
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{CO Probate Intro|Delta}}
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'''Online Records
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*'''1875–1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8665 Colorado Wills and Probate Records 1875-1974] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
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=== School Records ===
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{{CO Schools Intro|Delta}}
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=== Tax Records ===
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{{CO Tax Intro|Delta}}
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=== Vital Records ===
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{{CO Vital Intro|Delta}}
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==== Birth ====
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{{CO Vital Records - Birth Intro|Delta}}
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Birth records may become public records when 100 years have elapsed after the date of birth. EXCEPTION: The birth record of any individual who is known to be currently alive will remain confidential even if they are 100 years of age or greater. <ref name="registrar">Letter from Colorado State Registrar, Dated September 1, 2011. Policy Number 2011- 08. http://www.colorado.gov</ref>
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==== Marriage ====
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{{CO Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Delta}}
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*'''1853-2006''' {{RecordSearch|1932434|Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1859-1900''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4364 Colorado Marriages, 1859-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index '''$'''
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*'''1864-1995''' {{RecordSearch|1942851|Colorado, County Marriages, 1864-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1900-1939''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60251 Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index '''$'''
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==== Death ====
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{{CO Vital Records - Death Intro|Delta}}
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Death records may become public records when 75 years have elapsed after the date of death. <ref name="registrar" />
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==== Divorce ====
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{{CO Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Delta}}
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== Research Facilities ==
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{{CO Research Facilities Intro|Delta}}
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=== Archives ===
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{{CO Archives Intro|Delta}}
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{{CO Archives}}
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=== Family History Centers ===
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}
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*[[Delta Colorado Family History Center]]
 
*[[Paonia Colorado Family History Center]]
 
*[[Paonia Colorado Family History Center]]
  
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=== Libraries ===
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{{CO Libraries Intro|Delta}}
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*[http://library.public-libraries.org/county/CO/DeltaCounty.html Delta County Public Libraries]
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*'''Hotchkiss Public Library''' <br>149 E. Main<br>Hotchkiss, CO 81419<br>Telephone: 970- 672-0056
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*'''Cederedge Public Library'''<br>180 SW 6th Avenue <br>P.O. Box 548 <br>Cedaredge, CO 81413 <br>Phone (970) 856-3518
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*'''Crawford Public Library'''<br>545 Hwy 92<br>Crawford, CO 81415<br>Telephone 907-912-3500
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*'''Delta Public Library'''<br>211 W 6th St.<br>Delta, CO 81416<br>Telephone 970-874-9630
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*'''Paonia Public Library'''<br>2 3rd St.<br>PO Box 969<br>Paonia, CO 81428<br>Telephone 970-527-3470
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=== Museums ===
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{{CO Museums Intro|Delta}}
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== Societies ==
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{{CO Societies Intro|Delta}}
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*'''Delta County Historical Society‎'''<br>251 Meeker Street<br>Delta, CO 81416-1914<br>Telephone 970-874-8721‎<br>
  
== Web Sites  ==
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== Websites ==
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{{CO Websites Intro|Delta}}
  
*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Delta|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL Place IDNum|205301|Colorado|Delta}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Delta/ Delta County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Delta/ Delta County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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== Research Guides ==
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{{CO Research Guides Intro|Delta}}
  
<references />{{Colorado|Colorado}} {{Colorado-stub}}
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== References ==
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<references />
  
[[Category:Delta_County,_Colorado]]
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{{Colorado|Colorado}}
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[[Category:Delta_County,_Colorado]][[Category:Colorado_Counties]]

Latest revision as of 02:21, 23 March 2017

United StatesGotoarrow.png Colorado Gotoarrow.png Delta County

Guide to Delta County, Colorado ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Delta
Organized: February 11, 1883
Parent County(s): Gunnison [1]
Neighboring Counties
Gunnison  • Mesa  • Montrose
See County Maps
Courthouse
ColoradoDeltaCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Colorado Delta County.png
Adoption
This page is available for adoption

County Information

Description

County Courthouse

Delta County Courthouse
501 Palmer St
Delta, CO 81416-1753
Phone: 970.874.2150
Delta County Website

County Clerk has birth records from 1920, marriage, death
and land records from 1883 and school census 1891-1964;
Clerk of the District Court has divorce, probate and court records[2]

Delta County, Colorado Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1895-1909[3]*
1883 [3]*
1895-1909 [3]*
1883 [3]
1883 [3]
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes

  • Parent County: Delta County was created 11 February 1883 from Gunnison County.
  • County seat: Delta[1]

Populated Places

The following are locations in Delta County, Colorado:

  • Bowie
  • Cedaredge
  • Crawford
  • Delta
  • Echert
  • Grand Mesa
  • Hotchkiss
  • Lazear -- an unincorporated town
  • Orchard City -- an incorporated town which also contains the communities of Austin and Cory
  • Paonia

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Delta County, Colorado online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Colorado Cemeteries for more information

 

Census Records

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

  • 1860-1940 Colorado Census Records from 1860 to 1940 at FamilySearch.org — index/images

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Colorado denominations, view the Colorado Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Numerous records are available at Colorado Archives. To use this link scroll down the page to where it asks for Record Type. Click there and scroll down the list to the records you want and select. The next field asks for county. Select the county you want and then click on Search. You can narrow the search by adding the additional information it asks for.

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Colorado Land and Property for additional information about early Colorado land grants.

After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where current records are also housed.


Local Histories

Local histories are available for Delta County, Colorado Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Colorado Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers

Codelta.jpg

Migration

Military Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Delta County, Colorado Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

Probate Records

Probate records have been kept by the county courts. Colorado probate records include bonds, affidavits, letters, claims, appraisals, fee accounts, minutes, judgments, dockets, calendars, case files, and wills. The Family History Library does not have copies of probate records from Colorado.

You may obtain copies of documents from the clerk's office in the county courthouse.


Online Records

School Records

Tax Records

Colorado tax records complement land records and can be used as supplements to censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records. To find tax records in the FamilySearch Catalog, do a Place Search for the county.


Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased from the Vital Records Section Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.

For some online statewide indexes, see the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections for Colorado.

Birth

Birth records may become public records when 100 years have elapsed after the date of birth. EXCEPTION: The birth record of any individual who is known to be currently alive will remain confidential even if they are 100 years of age or greater. [4]

Marriage

Death

Death records may become public records when 75 years have elapsed after the date of death. [4]

Divorce

Research Facilities

Archives

The Colorado State Archives has the following records available for Delta County, Colorado Genealogy in this online database Archives Search. For a full list of online holdings, click here.
(Statewide)
1880-1939 Divorce Index
1883-1900 Mine Accidents, Non - fatal
1897-1920 Horseshoers
1936-1942 Civilian Conservation Corps Enrollments
1966-1968 Vietnam Deaths

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries

  • Delta County Public Libraries
  • Hotchkiss Public Library
    149 E. Main
    Hotchkiss, CO 81419
    Telephone: 970- 672-0056
  • Cederedge Public Library
    180 SW 6th Avenue
    P.O. Box 548
    Cedaredge, CO 81413
    Phone (970) 856-3518
  • Crawford Public Library
    545 Hwy 92
    Crawford, CO 81415
    Telephone 907-912-3500
  • Delta Public Library
    211 W 6th St.
    Delta, CO 81416
    Telephone 970-874-9630
  • Paonia Public Library
    2 3rd St.
    PO Box 969
    Paonia, CO 81428
    Telephone 970-527-3470

Museums

Societies

  • Delta County Historical Society‎
    251 Meeker Street
    Delta, CO 81416-1914
    Telephone 970-874-8721‎

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Delta County, Colorado. Page 98 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 The Red Book, American State, County, and Town Sources. Edited by Alice Eichholz. (Ancestry, Provo; 3d ed, 2004.) Colorado article by Birdie Monk Holzclaw and Marsha Hoffman Rising. page 92.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Letter from Colorado State Registrar, Dated September 1, 2011. Policy Number 2011- 08. http://www.colorado.gov