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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Elbert_County,_Colorado|Elbert County]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Elbert_County,_Colorado|Elbert County]]''  
  
Guide to '''Elbert County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Elbert County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
'''1874--'''Elbert County was created 2 February 1874 from [[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]] and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was abolished in 1874.<br>'''County seat:''' Kiowa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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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>'''[[Elbert County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Elbert County, ColoradoLand_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Elbert County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Elbert County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Elbert County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== County Seat ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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'''County seat:''' Kiowa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
== Places / Localities ==
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==== Parent County ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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'''1874--'''Elbert County was created 2 February 1874 from [[Douglas County, Colorado|Douglas]] and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was abolished in 1874.<br>
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Washington County, Colorado|Washington]]
 
*[[Washington County, Colorado|Washington]]
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}  
 
{{Census|Colorado}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/elbert.html Elbert&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Elbert County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/oap/elbert.html Elbert&nbsp;County Old Age Pension Records] 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Elbert County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
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*Other Actions done by the County <br>
 
*Other Actions done by the County <br>
  
==== Land ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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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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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1elbert.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Elbert County Will Record for the years 1887-1966 on-line  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/wills/1elbert.html Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the Elbert County Will Record for the years 1887-1966 on-line  
  
==== School Records  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/elbert/index.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the&nbsp;record of those students who achieved an eighth grade promotion&nbsp;for the years&nbsp;1918 - 1930 on-line.&nbsp; The Index shows the name, date, address, school name and district number.  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/elbert/index.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an Index to the&nbsp;record of those students who achieved an eighth grade promotion&nbsp;for the years&nbsp;1918 - 1930 on-line.&nbsp; The Index shows the name, date, address, school name and district number.  
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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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===== Libraries  =====
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Elbert County Library District<br>239 Main Street<br>Elizabeth, CO 80107<br>Telephone: 303- 646-3792<br>Website [http://www2.youseemore.com/ecld/Default.asp? www2.youseemore.com/ecld/Default.asp]<br>
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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Elbert County Historical Society<br>515 Comanche Street (Highway 86)<br>PO Box 43<br>Kiowa, Colorado 80117<br>Website http://www.elbertcountymuseum.org/index.htm<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  
 
'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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Elbert County Library District<br>239 Main Street<br>Elizabeth, CO 80107<br>Telephone: 303- 646-3792<br>Website [http://www2.youseemore.com/ecld/Default.asp? www2.youseemore.com/ecld/Default.asp]<br>
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Elbert County Historical Society<br>515 Comanche Street (Highway 86)<br>PO Box 43<br>Kiowa, Colorado 80117<br>Website http://www.elbertcountymuseum.org/index.htm<br>
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===== Death  =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Divorce =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Places ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 16:48, 21 May 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngElbert County

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

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Elbert County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Elbert County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 2, 1874
County Seat Kiowa
Courthouse
Address Elbert County Courthouse
215 Comanche Street
Kiowa, CO 80117-0037
Phone 303.621.3129
Elbert County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1893
and land records from 1874 Clerk of Combined
Courts has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

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: Kiowa [2]

Parent County

1874--Elbert County was created 2 February 1874 from Douglas and Greenwood Counties. Greenwood County was abolished in 1874.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

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

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the Elbert County Will Record for the years 1887-1966 on-line

Public Records

School Records

Colorado State Archives has put an Index to the record of those students who achieved an eighth grade promotion for the years 1918 - 1930 on-line.  The Index shows the name, date, address, school name and district number.

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Elbert County Library District
239 Main Street
Elizabeth, CO 80107
Telephone: 303- 646-3792
Website www2.youseemore.com/ecld/Default.asp

Museums
Societies

Elbert County Historical Society
515 Comanche Street (Highway 86)
PO Box 43
Kiowa, Colorado 80117
Website http://www.elbertcountymuseum.org/index.htm

Taxation

Vital Records

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), Elbert 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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