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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1874--'''Elbert County was created 2 February 1874 from [[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]] and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was abolished in 1874.<br>'''County seat:''' Kiowa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1874--'''Elbert County was created 2 February 1874 from [[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]] and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was abolished in 1874.<br>'''County seat:''' Kiowa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Arapahoe_County,_Colorado|Arapahoe]]
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*[[Arapahoe County, Colorado|Arapahoe]]  
*[[Douglas_County,_Colorado|Douglas]]
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*[[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]]  
*[[El_Paso_County,_Colorado|El Paso]]
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*[[El Paso County, Colorado|El Paso]]  
*[[Lincoln_County,_Colorado|Lincoln]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln]]  
*[[Washington_County,_Colorado|Washington]]
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*[[Washington County, Colorado|Washington]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/elbert.html Elbert&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Elbert County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/elbert.html Elbert&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Elbert County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
  
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1elbert.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Elbert County Will Record for the years 1887-1966 on-line  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1elbert.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Elbert County Will Record for the years 1887-1966 on-line  
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==== School Records ====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/elbert/index.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the&nbsp;record of those students who achieved an eighth grade promotion&nbsp;for the years&nbsp;1918 - 1930 on-line.&nbsp; The Index shows the name, date, address, school name and district number.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====

Revision as of 15:37, 5 May 2009

United States  > Colorado > Elbert County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1874--Elbert County was created 2 February 1874 from Douglas and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was abolished in 1874.
County seat: Kiowa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

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

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Elbert County Will Record for the years 1887-1966 on-line

School Records

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the record of those students who achieved an eighth grade promotion for the years 1918 - 1930 on-line.  The Index shows the name, date, address, school name and district number.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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