Adams County, Colorado Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Places / Localities
Commerce City (city)
Federal Heights (city)
Aurora Family History Center
950 Laredo St
Aurora, CO 80011
Brighton Family History Center
Brighton, CO 80601
Eastlawn Memorial Gardens
Highland Memorial Gardens
Mount Nebo Cemetery
Rose Hill Cemetery
Wesley Chapel Cemetery
Adams County Old Age Pension Records 1933 - 1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Adams 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
The Colorado State Archives has put a name only Index to the Adams County Divorce Records for the period 1904-1913 on-line.
Ancestry maps - Top cities by ethnic group
Historic maps of CO cities - Library of Congress
Historic maps of Colorado
Adams County Maps http://www.co.adams.co.us/index.cfm?d=downloads&w=2
American Battle Monuments Commission - Overseas cemeteries
Civil War Soldiers & Sailors database
Military records - National Archives
Nationwide grave locator - U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Search military records (historic)
Colorado State Archives has put an index of the Adams County teachers who were approved to teach in the county by the County Superintendent of Schools for the years 1913-1935 on-line. This list shows their name and may include the date, type of teaching certificate they possess and the town of residence.
Societies and Libraries
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).