Difference between revisions of "Lake County, Colorado Genealogy"

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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861--'''Lake County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. When it was divided in 1879, the part which is Lake County today was known as Carbonate County for a brief period. Chaffee County was known as Lake County during this same time period before its name became Chaffee. '''County seat:''' Leadville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1861--'''Lake County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. When it was divided in 1879, the part which is Lake County today was known as Carbonate County for a brief period. Chaffee County was known as Lake County during this same time period before its name became Chaffee. '''County seat:''' Leadville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Chaffee_County,_Colorado|Chaffee]]
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*[[Chaffee County, Colorado|Chaffee]]  
*[[Eagle_County,_Colorado|Eagle]]
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*[[Eagle County, Colorado|Eagle]]  
*[[Park_County,_Colorado|Park]]
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*[[Park County, Colorado|Park]]  
*[[Pitkin_County,_Colorado|Pitkin]]
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*[[Pitkin County, Colorado|Pitkin]]  
*[[Summit_County,_Colorado|Summit]]
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*[[Summit County, Colorado|Summit]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Probate  ====
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==== School Records ====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/census/lake6.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an index to the School Census for District No. 6 for the years 1880-1903 on-line.
  
 
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==== Taxation  ====
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205387&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Lake&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205387&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Lake&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Lake_County,_Colorado]]
 
[[Category:Lake_County,_Colorado]]

Revision as of 15:42, 5 May 2009

United States  > Colorado > Lake County

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History

Parent County

1861--Lake County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. When it was divided in 1879, the part which is Lake County today was known as Carbonate County for a brief period. Chaffee County was known as Lake County during this same time period before its name became Chaffee. County seat: Leadville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

Colorado State Archives has put an index to the School Census for District No. 6 for the years 1880-1903 on-line.

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).