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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado Genealogy|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Phillips County''' <br>
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Guide to '''Phillips County, Colorado ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
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{{Click|Image:CO_ORP.png|Colorado Online Genealogy Records}}{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Phillips County  
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1889
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| founded date = March 27
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| seat = Holyoke
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| building address = Phillips County Courthouse<br>221 S Interocean Ave<br>Holyoke, CO 80734-1534<br>Phone: 970.854.3131<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Phillips-County-Colorado-Courts.htm '''Phillips County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/Phillips-County-Colorado-Courts.htm Phillips County Courthouse]<br>221 S Interocean Ave<br>Holyoke, CO 80734-1534<br>Phone: 970.854.3131&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1893 and land&nbsp;records;<br>Clerk 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), Phillips County, Colorado. Page 100 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1893 and land&nbsp;records;<br>Clerk 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), Phillips County, Colorado. Page 100 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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== Historical Facts  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Phillips County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Phillips County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Phillips County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Phillips County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Phillips County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Phillips County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1903-1905 <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 93.</ref>*<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1889 <ref name="red book" />*<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1902-1905 <ref name="red book" />*<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center><br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1889<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1889<br></center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Phillips County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Phillips County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Phillips County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== County Seat  ====
  
== History  ==
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Holyoke <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1889--'''Phillips County was created 27 March 1889 from [[Logan County, Colorado|Logan]] County. '''County seat:''' Holyoke <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1889--'''Phillips County was created 27 March 1889 from [[Logan County, Colorado Genealogy|Logan]] County.  
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*[[Chase County, Nebraska Genealogy|Chase County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Logan County, Colorado Genealogy|Logan]]
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*[[Perkins County, Nebraska Genealogy|Perkins County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Sedgwick County, Colorado Genealogy|Sedgwick]]
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*[[Yuma County, Colorado Genealogy|Yuma]]
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[[Image:Cophillips.jpg|right|400px|Cophillips.jpg]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Populated Places ====
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[[Chase County, Nebraska|Chase County, Nebraska]]
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==== Biography  ====
*[[Logan County, Colorado|Logan]]
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*[[Perkins County, Nebraska|Perkins County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Sedgwick County, Colorado|Sedgwick]]
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*[[Yuma County, Colorado|Yuma]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=7&GScnty=288&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|512753|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=288 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://cogenweb.com/phillips/cemeteries.html COGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=kw%3Acemetary+Phillips+County%2C+Colorado&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#action=search_cemetery Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/phillips.htm COGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/colorado/phillips.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://coloradogravestones.org/search.php?cid=48&lm=s&last=&fm=s&first= Colorado Gravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Phillips%20County%2C%20Colorado%22~&collection_id=2026973 Billion Graves]
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}  
 
{{Census|Colorado}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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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
  
==== Court ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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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.
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local History  =====
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{{CO History Intro}}
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{CO Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Phillips}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
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{{CO Probate Intro}}
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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 '''$'''<br>
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==== Public Records ====
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===== School Records  =====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Archives  =====
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{{CO Archives}}
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Sterling Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Sidney Nebraska Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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*Haxtun Public Library<br>141 S Colorado Ave<br>Haxtun, CO 80731<br>Telephone 970-774-6106<br>
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*Holyoke/Heginbotham Library<br>539 S Baxter<br>Holyoke, CO 80734<br>Telephone 970-854-2597<br>Website http://heginbotham.ipac.dynixasp.com/#focus<br>
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===== Societies  =====
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Phillips County Colorado Historical Society and Museum<br>109 S. Campbell<br>Holyoke, CO 80734<br>Telephone 970-854-2129<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~copchs/
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{CO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{CO Vital Intro}}
  
Haxtun Public Library<br>141 S Colorado Ave<br>Haxtun, CO 80731<br>Telephone 970-774-6106<br>
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===== Birth  =====
  
<br>Holyoke/Heginbotham Library<br>539 S Baxter<br>Holyoke, CO 80734<br>Telephone 970-854-2597<br>Website http://heginbotham.ipac.dynixasp.com/#focus<br>
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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><br>  
  
Phillips County Colorado Historical Society and Museum<br>109 S. Campbell<br>Holyoke, CO 80734<br>Telephone 970-854-2129<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~copchs/  
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===== Marriage  =====
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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 records may become public records when 75 years have elapsed after the date of death. <ref name="registrar" /><br>
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Divorce  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Places  ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Phillips|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Phillips|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Phillips/ Phillips County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Phillips/ Phillips County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />{{Colorado|Colorado}} {{Colorado-stub}}  
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<references />{{Colorado|Colorado}}  
  
[[Category:Phillips_County,_Colorado]]
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[[Category:Phillips_County,_Colorado]] [[Category:Colorado_counties]]

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

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Phillips County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Phillips County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 27, 1889
County Seat Holyoke
Courthouse
Address Phillips County Courthouse
221 S Interocean Ave
Holyoke, CO 80734-1534
Phone: 970.854.3131
Phillips County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1893 and land records;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1903-1905 [2]*
1889 [2]*
1902-1905 [2]*

1889
1889
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

County Seat

Holyoke [3]

Parent County

1889--Phillips County was created 27 March 1889 from Logan County.

Neighboring Counties

Cophillips.jpg

Record Loss

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

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
COGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
COGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Colorado Gravestones
Billion Graves
See Colorado Cemeteries for more information.

Census

For tips on accessing Phillips 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

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, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Local histories are available for Phillips 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.

Land and Property

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.


Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

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

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives

The Colorado State Archives has the following records available for Phillips 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. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Libraries
  • Haxtun Public Library
    141 S Colorado Ave
    Haxtun, CO 80731
    Telephone 970-774-6106
Museums
Societies

Phillips County Colorado Historical Society and Museum
109 S. Campbell
Holyoke, CO 80734
Telephone 970-854-2129
Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~copchs/

Taxation

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

Places

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Phillips County, Colorado. Page 100 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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 93.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 4.0 4.1 Letter from Colorado State Registrar, Dated September 1, 2011. Policy Number 2011- 08. http://www.colorado.gov