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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] [[Colorado|Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow-kelly.png]] Prowers County''  
  
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
=== Quick Facts ===
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=== Quick Facts ===
{{Wikipedia|Prowers County, Colorado}}
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{{Wikipedia|Prowers County, Colorado}}  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''11 April 1889:''' Prowers County was created from [[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]] County. '''County seat:''' Lamar <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>
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'''11 April 1889:''' Prowers County was created from [[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]] County. '''County seat:''' Lamar <ref>{{WorldCat|50140092}} ▲ {{FHL|1049485|item}} ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
=== Archives and Libraries ===
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*Holly Public Library<br>302 South Main Street<br>Holly, CO 81047<br>Telehone 719-537-6520
 
*Holly Public Library<br>302 South Main Street<br>Holly, CO 81047<br>Telehone 719-537-6520
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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*Compilation of cemetery records including index from four cemeteries near Lamar, Prowers, Colorado {{FHL|297006|item}}
 
*Compilation of cemetery records including index from four cemeteries near Lamar, Prowers, Colorado {{FHL|297006|item}}
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=== Census  ===
 
=== Census  ===
  
=== Church History and Records ===
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=== Church History and Records ===
===Directories===
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*Bent and Prowers Counties (Colorado) directories {{FHL|1128068|item}}
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=== Directories ===
*Polk's Lamar (Prowers County, Colorado) city directory : including Prowers County residents and ranchers {{FHL|205307|item}}
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=== Court Records ===
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*Bent and Prowers Counties (Colorado) directories {{FHL|1128068|item}}  
===History===
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*Polk's Lamar (Prowers County, Colorado) city directory&nbsp;: including Prowers County residents and ranchers {{FHL|205307|item}}
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=== Court Records ===
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=== History ===
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*Prowers County history {{FHL|710483|item}}
 
*Prowers County history {{FHL|710483|item}}
=== Land and Property ===
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*The homestead years: Prowers County, Colorado {{FHL|963841|item}}
 
*The homestead years: Prowers County, Colorado {{FHL|963841|item}}
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*Prowers County, Colorado land ownership map, 1889 {{FHL|1137715|item}}
 
*Prowers County, Colorado land ownership map, 1889 {{FHL|1137715|item}}
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=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
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=== Military History and Records ===
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Revision as of 01:18, 20 October 2010

United States Gotoarrow-kelly.png Colorado Gotoarrow-kelly.png Prowers County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Prowers County, Colorado

Parent County

11 April 1889: Prowers County was created from Bent County. County seat: Lamar [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

  • Holly Public Library
    302 South Main Street
    Holly, CO 81047
    Telehone 719-537-6520
  • Inventory of the county archives of Colorado, no. 50, Prowers County (Lamar) FHL Collection

Cemeteries

  • Compilation of cemetery records including index from four cemeteries near Lamar, Prowers, Colorado FHL Collection

Census

Church History and Records

Directories

  • Bent and Prowers Counties (Colorado) directories FHL Collection
  • Polk's Lamar (Prowers County, Colorado) city directory : including Prowers County residents and ranchers FHL Collection

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Maps

Gotoarrow-kelly.png Land and Property

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate

School

Colorado State Archives Index to the Prowers County Amache School Teachers and Personnel for the period 1942-1945. This is an Index to the records of the teachers who were approved and hired at the Center.

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

  • Big Timbers Museum
    Prowers County Historical Society
    7515 U.S. Hwy 50
    P. O. Box 929
    Lamar, CO 81052
    Telephone 719-336-2472

Web Sites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092FHL Collection Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)
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