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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; Eagle County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Eagle_County,_Colorado|Eagle County]]''
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Guide to '''Eagle 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 = Eagle County
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| county_map = Colorado Eagle County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1882
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| founded date = February 11
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| seat = Eagle
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| building address =  Eagle County Courthouse<br>500 Broadway<br>Eagle, CO 81631-0850<br>Phone: 970.328.8710<br>[http://cogenweb.com/eagle/ '''Eagle County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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County Clerk has birth and marriage records from 1883, <br>death and land records Clerk District Court&nbsp;has divorce, <br>probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Eagle County, Colorado. Page 98 {{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>'''[[Eagle County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Eagle County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Eagle County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Eagle County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Eagle County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Eagle County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Eagle County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Eagle County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Eagle County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== County Seat ====
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'''County seat:''' Eagle <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1883--'''Eagle County was created 11 February 1883 from Summit County. '''County seat:''' Eagle <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1883--'''Eagle County was created 11 February 1883 from&nbsp;[[Summit County, Colorado|Summit ]]County.  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*[[Garfield County, Colorado|Garfield]]
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*[[Grand County, Colorado|Grand]]
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*[[Lake County, Colorado|Lake]]
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*[[Pitkin County, Colorado|Pitkin]]
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*[[Routt County, Colorado|Routt]]
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*[[Summit County, Colorado|Summit]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Resources ===
 
 
==== Populated Places ====
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
Summit, Grand, Routt, Garfield, Pitkin and Lake
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==== Biography  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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==== Church Records ====
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{{CO Church Intro}}
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==== Court Records ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local History =====
  
==== Court  ====
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{{CO History Intro}}
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{CO Land Intro}} <br>
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Adams}} <br>
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/probate/eagle_probate.htm Colorado State Archives]&nbsp;has placed&nbsp;a probate index for Eagle County for the years 1884-1935 on-line.  
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{{CO Probate Intro}}
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/probate/eagle_probate.htm Colorado State Archives]&nbsp;has placed&nbsp;a probate index for Eagle County for the years 1884-1935 on-line.
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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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*[[Eagle Valley Colorado Family History Center]] (Gypsum)
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===== Libraries  =====
  
==== Taxation ====
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*Basalt Regional Library District<br>99 Midland Ave<br>Basalt, CO 81621<br>Phone: (970) 927-4311<br>Website [http://www.basaltrld.org/ www.basaltrld.org/]<br>
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*Eagle Valley Library District<br>600 Broadway<br>Eagle, CO 81631<br>Phone: (970) 328-8800<br>Website [http://www.evld.org/ www.evld.org/] <br>
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*Vail Public Library<br>292 W Meadow Dr<br>Vail, CO 81657<br>Phone: (970) 479-2184<br>Website [http://www.vaillibrary.com/ www.vaillibrary.com/] <br>
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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==== Taxation ====
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{{CO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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{{CO Vital Intro}}
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
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===== Divorce =====
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=== Places  ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205313&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Eagle&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Eagle|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Eagle/ Eagle County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 22:48, 11 June 2013

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

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Eagle County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Eagle County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 11, 1882
County Seat Eagle
Courthouse
Address Eagle County Courthouse
500 Broadway
Eagle, CO 81631-0850
Phone: 970.328.8710
Eagle County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and marriage records from 1883,
death 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
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*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

County Seat

County seat: Eagle [2]

Parent County

1883--Eagle County was created 11 February 1883 from Summit County.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Colorado denominations, view the Colorado Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

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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 Eagle County, Colorado Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

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.


Colorado State Archives has placed a probate index for Eagle County for the years 1884-1935 on-line.

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
  • Basalt Regional Library District
    99 Midland Ave
    Basalt, CO 81621
    Phone: (970) 927-4311
    Website www.basaltrld.org/
  • Eagle Valley Library District
    600 Broadway
    Eagle, CO 81631
    Phone: (970) 328-8800
    Website www.evld.org/
Museums
Societies

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.

Colorado Vital Records Search

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Eagle County, Colorado. Page 98 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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