Denver County, Colorado Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1901--Denver County was created 18 March 1901 from Arapahoe County. County seat: Denver [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

Court

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

Fold3.com ($) has Denver City Directories 1862, 1866, and 1871-1923 (only 2 yrs. missing) available online. Fold3 is free at some libraries.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Colorado State Archives has put the Denver War Risk Insurance Applicants Index for the years 1916-1919 on-line.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Colorado State Archives has put the Denver County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1909-1912 on-line.

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Societies and Libraries

Denver Public Library
10 W 14th Avenue
Parkway Denver, CO 80204
Telephone: 720-865-1111
Website
http://www.denverlibrary.org/

Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado
PO Box 746255
Arvada, CO 80006
Website
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cosgs/

WISE Family History Society (Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England)
P.O. Box 40658
Denver, CO 80204-0658
Website
http://www.wise-fhs.org

Genealogical Society Of Hispanic America
P.O. Box 3040
Denver 81005-3040
Website http://www.gsha.net/linked/2010%20membership%20application20feb.pdf

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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