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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt;&nbsp; Boulder County''<br>
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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Boulder_County,_Colorado|Boulder County]]''
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Guide to '''Boulder County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Boulder County
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| county_map = Colorado Boulder County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1861
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| founded date = November 1
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| seat = Boulder
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| building image =
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| building address = Boulder County Courthouse<br>2020 13th st<br>PO Box 471<br>Boulder, CO 80302<br>Phone 303.441.7770<br>[http://www.bouldercounty.org/pages/default.aspx '''Boulder County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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County recorder has marriage records from 1863, land records&nbsp;from 1864 and military discharge records from 1917; County Health Department has birth and death records records from 1872 County&nbsp;Court has probate, divorce and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Boulder County, Colorado. Page 97{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Quick Facts  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Boulder County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Boulder County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Boulder County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Boulder County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Boulder County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Boulder County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Mahoning County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Mahoning County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Mahoning County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== County Seat ====
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Boulder <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861--'''Boulder County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. County seat''':''' '''Boulder''' <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1 November 1861: '''Boulder County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*[[Broomfield County, Colorado|Broomfield]]
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*[[Gilpin County, Colorado|Gilpin]]
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*[[Grand County, Colorado|Grand]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]
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*[[Larimer County, Colorado|Larimer]]
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*[[Weld County, Colorado|Weld]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biography ====
  
*[[Broomfield_County,_Colorado|Broomfield]]
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
*[[Gilpin_County,_Colorado|Gilpin]]
 
*[[Grand_County,_Colorado|Grand]]
 
*[[Jefferson_County,_Colorado|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Larimer_County,_Colorado|Larimer]]
 
*[[Weld_County,_Colorado|Weld]]
 
 
 
== Resources ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/mother_comp/boulder.htm Boulder County Mothers' Compensation Records] 1914-1934.&nbsp; An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Boulder County Commissioners during these years.&nbsp; Record may show the following:  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/mother_comp/boulder.htm Boulder County Mothers' Compensation Records] 1914-1934.&nbsp; An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Boulder County Commissioners during these years.&nbsp; Record may show the following:  
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*Other Actions done by the County.
 
*Other Actions done by the County.
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/boulder.html Boulder&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Boulder County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/boulder.html Boulder County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Boulder County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
  
 
*Name of Applicant  
 
*Name of Applicant  
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*Other Actions done by the County <br>
 
*Other Actions done by the County <br>
  
==== Divorce ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
The Colorado State Archives has put a name only index to the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/divorce/1boulder.htm Boulder County&nbsp;Divorce Records] for the period 5/14/1904 to 4/22/1912 on-line.
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==== Gazetteers  ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local History  =====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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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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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Boulder Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Longmont Colorado Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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*Boulder Public Library<br>1000 Canyon Blvd<br>Boulder, CO 80302<br>Phone: (303) 441-3100<br>[http://boulderlibrary.org/ boulderlibrary.org/] <br>
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*Lafayette Public Library<br>775 W Baseline Rd<br>Lafayette, CO 80026<br>Phone: (303) 665-5200<br>[http://www.cityoflafayette.com/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=24 www.cityoflafayette.com/SectionIndex.asp]
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*Longmont Public Library<br>409 4th Ave<br>Longmont, CO 80501<br>[http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/library/index.htm www.ci.longmont.co.us/library/index.htm]
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*Louisville Public Library<br>951 Spruce Street<br>Louisville, CO 80027<br>Phone: (303) 335-4849<br>[http://www.louisville-library.org/ www.louisville-library.org/]
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*Lyons Depot Library<br>430 Fifth Avenue<br>Lyons, CO 80540<br>Phone: (303) 823-5165<br>[http://www.townoflyons.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=158 www.townoflyons.com/index.php]
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*Nederland Community Library<br>750 N. Highway 72<br>Nederland, CO 80466<br>Phone: (303) 258-1101<br>[http://nederland.colibraries.org/ nederland.colibraries.org/]
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*Boulder Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 3246<br>Boulder, CO 80307-3246<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~bgs/index.html
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*Longmont Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 6081<br>Longmont, CO 80501-2077<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~colgs/index.htm#top<br>
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*St. Vrain Historical Society<br>P.O. Box 705<br>Longmont, Colorado 80502-0705<br>Telephone: 303-776-1870<br>Websiste http://www.stvrainhistoricalsociety.org/
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*Broomfield Genealogy Society<br>Broomfield, CO<br>Website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cobgs/
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/boulder.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Boulder County Inheritance Tax Records Index 1941-1943 on-line.&nbsp; [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Colorado%2C_Boulder_County_Inheritance_Tax_Records_Index_1941-1943 Read more.]
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/boulder.htm Boulder County Inheritance Tax Records Index] (1941-1943) is one of many [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/online.htm On-Line Indexes] available at the Colorado State Archives website.  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''[[Colorado_Vital_Records_Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
  
Boulder Public Library<br>1000 Canyon Blvd<br>Boulder, CO 80302<br>Phone: (303) 441-3100<br>[http://boulderlibrary.org/ boulderlibrary.org/]
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===== Marriage  =====
  
<br>Lafayette Public Library<br>775 W Baseline Rd<br>Lafayette, CO 80026<br>Phone: (303) 665-5200<br>[http://www.cityoflafayette.com/SectionIndex.asp?SectionID=24 www.cityoflafayette.com/SectionIndex.asp]
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===== Death  =====
  
<br>Longmont Public Library<br>409 4th Ave<br>Longmont, CO 80501<br>[http://www.ci.longmont.co.us/ www.ci.longmont.co.us/]
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===== Divorce  =====
  
<br>Louisville Public Library<br>951 Spruce Street<br>Louisville, CO 80027<br>Phone: (303) 335-4849<br>[http://www.louisville-library.org/ www.louisville-library.org/]
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The Colorado State Archives has put a name only index to the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/divorce/1boulder.htm Boulder County Divorce Records] for the period 5/14/1904 to 4/22/1912 on-line.
  
Lyons Depot Library<br>430 Fifth Avenue<br>Lyons, CO 80540<br>Phone: (303) 823-5165<br>[http://www.townoflyons.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=98&Itemid=158 www.townoflyons.com/index.php]
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=== Places ===
  
<br>Nederland Community Library<br>750 N. Highway 72<br>Nederland, CO 80466<br>Phone: (303) 258-1101<br>[http://nederland.colibraries.org/ nederland.colibraries.org/]
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[[Longmont, Colorado]]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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[[Hygiene, Colorado]]
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205254&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Boulder&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://boulder.genwebsite.net/ Boulder County COGenWeb]
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*{{FHL|205254|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Boulder/ Boulder County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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{{reflist}} {{Colorado|Colorado}}
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[[Category:Boulder_County,_Colorado]]
 
[[Category:Boulder_County,_Colorado]]

Revision as of 21:31, 15 May 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngBoulder County

Guide to Boulder County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Boulder County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Boulder County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Boulder
Courthouse
Address Boulder County Courthouse
2020 13th st
PO Box 471
Boulder, CO 80302
Phone 303.441.7770
Boulder County Website


County Courthouse

County recorder has marriage records from 1863, land records from 1864 and military discharge records from 1917; County Health Department has birth and death records records from 1872 County Court has probate, divorce and court records.[1]

Quick Facts

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

County Seat

Boulder [2]

Parent County

1 November 1861: Boulder County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Boulder County, Colorado Genealogy census records online, see: Colorado Census.

Church Records

Court Records

Boulder County Mothers' Compensation Records 1914-1934.  An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Boulder County Commissioners during these years.  Record may show the following:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Date and Amount of Compensation payment
  • Any adjustments to the pension
  • Person's age
  • Town nearest to where they lived
  • Other Actions done by the County.

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

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
  • Boulder Public Library
    1000 Canyon Blvd
    Boulder, CO 80302
    Phone: (303) 441-3100
    boulderlibrary.org/
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Boulder County Inheritance Tax Records Index (1941-1943) is one of many On-Line Indexes available at the Colorado State Archives website.

Vital Records

Colorado Vital Records Search

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

The Colorado State Archives has put a name only index to the Boulder County Divorce Records for the period 5/14/1904 to 4/22/1912 on-line.

Places

Populated Places

Longmont, Colorado

Hygiene, Colorado

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Boulder County, Colorado. Page 97At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).