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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Fremont County, Colorado|Fremont County]]''<br>
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado Genealogy|Colorado]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Fremont County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Fremont County, Colorado ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.fremontco.com/ Fremont County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;615 Macon Rm 100; <br>Canon City, CO 81212; <br>Phone: 719.276.7330
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{{Infobox U.S. County 2016
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|organized=  November 1,  1861
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|county seat= Canon City
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|parent county= Original county<ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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|county1= [[Chaffee County, Colorado Genealogy|Chaffee]]
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|county2= [[Custer County, Colorado Genealogy|Custer]]
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|county3= [[El Paso County, Colorado Genealogy|El Paso]]
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|county4= [[Park County, Colorado Genealogy|Park]]
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|county5= [[Pueblo County, Colorado Genealogy|Pueblo]]
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|county6= [[Saguache County, Colorado Genealogy|Saguache]]
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|county7= [[Teller County, Colorado Genealogy|Teller]]</br><center>[[Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>
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<div style="width:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; padding:0px">__TOC__</div>
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== County Information ==
  
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=== Description ===
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=== County Courthouse ===
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{{CO Courthouse Intro|Fremont}}
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'''Fremont County Courthouse'''<br>615 Macon Rm 100<br>Canon City, CO 81212<br>Phone: 719.276.7330<br>[http://www.fremontco.com/ Fremont County Website]<br><br>
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County Clerk has marriage and land records; <br>Clerk district Court has divorce, probate and court records <ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fremont County, Colorado. Page 98 ; .</ref>
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=== Fremont County, Colorado Record Dates  ===
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1884-1907*<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1865 *<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1884-1907*<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1862<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |<center>1874 <ref name="red book">Alice Eichholz, Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources (Salt Lake City, Utah : Ancestry Pub., 2004), ppp. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004.</ref><br></center>
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| colspan="7" | <center>'''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Fremont County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Fremont County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Fremont County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''</center>
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=== Record Loss ===
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Boundary Changes ===
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{{CO Boundary Changes Intro|Fremont}}
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*'''Parent County:''' Fremont County was created 1 November 1861 as one of the 17 original counties of the Territory of Colorado. It was created in 1859 from the old Arapahoe County in the territory of Kansas.
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*'''County Seat:''' Canon City <ref>The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/colorado/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Colorado] - shows boundary changes for Colorado Counties
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*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/CO_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies Colorado Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]<br>
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=== Populated Places ===
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{{CO Populated Places Intro|Fremont}}
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The following are locations in Fremont County, Colorado:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Fremont County, Colorado," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremont_County,_Colorado, accessed 28 May 2017.</ref>
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{{populated places
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_City,_Colorado Canon City]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence,_Colorado Florence]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brookside,_Colorado Brookside]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coal_Creek,_Fremont_County,_Colorado Coal Creek]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coaldale,_Colorado Coaldale]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotopaxi,_Colorado Cotopaxi]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillside,_Colorado Hillside]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard,_Colorado Howard]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portland,_Fremont_County,_Colorado Portland]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prospect_Heights,_Colorado Prospect Heights]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockvale,_Colorado Rockvale]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swissvale,_Colorado Swissvale]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wellsville,_Colorado Wellsville]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Williamsburg,_Colorado Williamsburg]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkdale,_Colorado Parkdale]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Creek,_Colorado Texas Creek]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coaldale,_Colorado Coaldale]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotopaxi,_Colorado Cotopaxi]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard,_Colorado Howard]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_Park,_Colorado Lincoln Park]</div>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penrose,_Colorado Penrose]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandler,_Colorado Chandler]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siloam,_Colorado Siloam]</div>
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whitehorn,_Colorado Whitehorn] <ref>http://digging-history.com/2016/03/08/ghost-town-wednesday-whitehorn-colorado/</ref></div>
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'''''Cities and towns'''''<br>
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Cities and towns to be found in Fremont County include:<br>
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* [https://www.colorado.gov/townofbrookside Brookside]
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* [http://www.canoncity.org/ Cañon City]
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* Coal Creek
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* Cotopaxi
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence,_Colorado Florence], incorporated in 1887. "[http://www.hauntedcolorado.net/Florence.html The antique capital of Colorado]."
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* Lincoln Park
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Penrose,_Colorado Penrose]
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockvale,_Colorado Rockvale]
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* [http://www.rockvalepages.com/ Coal mining history]
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* Williamsburg.
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=== History Timeline ===
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{{CO Historical Timeline Intro|Fremont}}
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== Resources ==
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{{CO Resources Intro|Fremont}}
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=== Bible Records ===
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{{CO Bible Intro|Fremont}}
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=== Biographies  ===
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{{CO Biographies Intro|Fremont}}
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=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ===
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{{CO Business Records Intro|Fremont}}
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=== Cemeteries ===
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{{CO Cemeteries Intro|Fremont}}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Fremont County, Colorado''' online and in print</center>
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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* [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=7&GScnty=262&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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* [http://www.cogenweb.com/fremont/fremontcem.htm COGenWeb]
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/cemeteries.htm COGenWeb Archives]
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* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/colorado/fremont.html Tombstone Project]
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* [http://coloradogravestones.org/search.php?cid=22&lm=s&last=&fm=s&first= Colorado Gravestones]
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* [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Fremont%20County%2C%20Colorado%22~&collection_id=2026973 Billion Graves]
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* {{FHL|801881|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Fremont+County%2C+Colorado+cemeteries&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=7&CScnty=262 Findagrave.com]
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* [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#action=search_cemetery Billion Graves]
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Sources for information and tombstone photos for Fremont County, Colorado cemeteries:
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[http://coloradogravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=22 Colorado Gravestones]Photo Project. Lists some '''Fremont County '''cemeteries by name; includes links to the cemetery with names and links to tombstone photos.<br>
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[http://www.colorado-cemeteries.com/ Colorado-Cemeteries.com]. A site with good general information about cemeteries and tombstones, plus links to a list of Fremont County cemeteries.<br>
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/colorado/fremont.html The Tombstone Transcription Project]. This is so far (updated Jan 2014) the most complete site for Fremont County cemetery information, including photos.<br>
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'''Note''': Many if not most of the tombstone photos are copyrighted, so they cannot be copied for use without permission at websites like Ancestry.com or find-a-grave.com.<br>
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'''Cemeteries of Canon City, Fremont County, CO'''<br>
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This is not an all-inclusive list. All links in this section, unless otherwise noted,to the [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/colorado/fremont.html USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project, Colorado, Fremont Co].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/costones/holycross.htm Abbey Cemetery ] (aka Holy Cross Abbey Cemetery)
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/cemeteries/gardenpk.txt Garden Park Cemetery]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/costones/greenwood.htm Greenwood Pioneer Cemetery] Est. c.1870s
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/costones/ioof.htm I.O.O.F. Cemetery] Est. c.1870s. ''Note'': Sometimes the Greenwood Cemetery and IOOF Cemetery are linked together because of their close proximity - across the street from one another.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/costones/lakeside.htm Lakeside Cemetery] Est. c.1877.
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'''Other Cemeteries of Fremont County'''<br>
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All links to '''Tombstone Transcription Project '''unless otherwise noted.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/costones/cotopaxi.htm Cotopaxi Cemetery], Cotopaxi, Colorado
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*Hillside Cemetery, Hillside, Colorado; aka [http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/costones/sanisabel.html San Isabel View Cemetery].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/costones/howard.htm Howard Cemetery], Howard, Colorado. Est. c.1874. Until 1916, known as Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/cemeteries/lowerbc.txt Lower Beaver Creek Cemetery], Penrose, Colorado. Est. c.1865.
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Colorado&county=Fremont&cemetery_name=Penrose# Penrose Cemetery, Penrose] BillionGraves . Est. 1915; aka [http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/costones/beaverpk.htm Beaver Park Cemetery].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/costones/union.htm Union Highland Cemetery], Florence, Colorado. Est. 1873. Originally named "Highland"; name changed in 1930 when it was turned over to the city of Florence.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/costones/upbeaver.htm Upper Beaver Creek Cemetery], Florence, Colorado. Est. 1883.
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=== Census Records ===
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{{Historical populations
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|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremont_County,_Colorado#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".] 
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|1870 |1064
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|1880 |4735
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|1890 |9156
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|1900 |15636
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|1910 |18181
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|1920 |17883
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|1930 |18196
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|1940 |19742
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|1950 |18366
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|1960 |20196
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|1970 |21942
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|1980 |28676
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|1990 |32273
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|2000 |46145
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|2010 |46824
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{{CO Census Intro|Fremont}}
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====State and Territory Census Records====
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*'''1860-1940''' Colorado Census Records from 1860 to 1940 at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=378&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Colorado%22%20%2Bsubject%3ACensus FamilySearch.org] — index/images
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*'''1885''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1807096 Colorado State Census, 1885] at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - Index and images<br>
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*'''1885''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6837 Colorado State Census, 1885] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images<br>
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==== Federal Census Records ====
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The 1880 Census was the first Federal Census for Colorado after it became a state in 1876.<ref>William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses (Bountiful, UT: American Genealogical Lending Library, 1985), page 54.</ref> For links to Federal Census indexes, see [[Colorado Census]].<br>
 
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County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage and land records;<br>Clerk district Court has divorce, probate and court&nbsp;<br>records<ref name="HBG">Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fremont County, Colorado. Page 98 ; .</ref>  
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'''''Mortality Schedules'''''<br>
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*'''1880 Mortality Schedule for Fremont County'''. This schedule is available at Ancestry.com.
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:Persons who died the year ending May 31, 1880.
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:Name; age; sex; color; whether single, married, widowed, or divorced
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:place of birth; where father born; where mother born;
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:profession, occupation, or trade;
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:month in which the person died;
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:disease or cause of death;
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:how long a resident of the county?;
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:place where disease was contracted, if not Fremont County;
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:name of attending physician.
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=== Church Records ===
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{{CO Church Intro|Fremont}}
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'''Online Church Records'''<br>
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''Presbyterian Church''<br>
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*'''1743-1970''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61048 U.S., Presbyterian Records, 1743-1970] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] — ($); Index and images; Dates vary for each county<br>
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Canon City
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=== Court Records ===
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{{CO Court Intro|Fremont}}
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Numerous records are available at [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado Archives]. To use this link scroll down the page to where it asks for Record Type.  Click there and scroll down the list to the records you want and select.  The next field asks for county. Select the county you want and then click on Search. You can narrow the search by adding the additional information it asks for.
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=== Directories ===
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{{CO Directories Intro|Fremont}}
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'''Online Directories'''<br>
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*'''1905''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 Florence, Colorado, City Directory, 1905] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($), Index and images<br>
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
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{{CO Emigration Intro|Fremont}}
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=== Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ===
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{{CO Ethnic Groups Intro|Fremont}}
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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{{CO Funeral Homes Intro|Fremont}}
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=== Genealogies  ===
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{{CO Genealogies Intro|Fremont}}
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=== Guardianship ===
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{{CO Guardianship Intro|Fremont}}
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=== Land and Property Records ===
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{{CO Land Intro|Fremont}}
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''Online Land Records''<br>
  
== History  ==
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*[https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado DPA Land Records] - Index only; Choose ''Record Type,'' and search either "Land Patents" or "Land Records."<br>
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available<br>
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*'''1796-1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>
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*'''1861-1936''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 1861-1936] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images<br>
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*'''1862-1908''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3313 Denver Land Office Records, 1862-1908] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] - ($), index only<br>
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For more information see [[Colorado Land and Property]]<br>
  
==== Parent County  ====
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=== Local Histories ===
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{{CO Histories Intro|Fremont}}
  
'''1861--'''Fremont County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. It was created in 1859 from the old Arapahoe County in the territory of Kansas. '''County seat:''' Canon City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1813-1890''' The county is named for explorer and presidential candidate [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_C._Fr%C3%A9mont John C. Fremont ] (1813-1890), called by historians the Great Pathfinder.
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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[http://files.usgwarchives.net/co/fremont/history/1864co.txt Crossing The Plains in 1864 and Early History of Fremont County], by William H. Callen.
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Maps and Gazetteers ===
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{{CO Maps Intro|Fremont}}
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[[Image:Cofremont.jpg|right|230px]]<br>
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/colorado/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of Colorado] - shows boundary changes for Colorado Counties<br>
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*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/CO_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies Colorado Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]<br>
  
== Places / Localities  ==
+
=== Migration ===
 +
{{CO Migration Intro|Fremont}}
  
==== Populated Places  ====
+
=== Military Records ===
 +
{{CO Military Intro|Fremont}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
+
==== Online Collections ====
 +
These collections are unique to Colorado. You will find nationwide databases for military records on [[United States Military Online Genealogy Records|U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records]] and [[Colorado Military Records|Colorado Military Records]].<br>
  
*[[Chaffee County, Colorado|Chaffee]]
+
''All Veterans''<br>
*[[Custer County, Colorado|Custer]]  
+
*[https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado State Archives Veterans Grave Registration Index] at the [https://www.colorado.gov/archives/ Colorado State Archives website] - Index only; In the ''Record Type'' field, select, Military - Grave<br>
*[[El Paso County, Colorado|El Paso]]  
 
*[[Park County, Colorado|Park]]
 
*[[Pueblo County, Colorado|Pueblo]]
 
*[[Saguache County, Colorado|Saguache]]
 
*[[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
+
''Civil War''<br>
 +
*[https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado Civil War Casualties Index] at the [https://www.colorado.gov/archives/ Colorado State Archives website] - Index only; In the ''Record Type'' field, select, Civil War Casualty<br>
 +
*'''1861-1865''' - [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado State Archives Volunteers Transcript of Record Index (1861-1865)] at the [https://www.colorado.gov/archives/ Colorado State Archives website] - Index only; In the ''Record Type'' field, select, Transcript of Record<br>
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
+
''Spanish-American War (1898)''<br>
 +
*'''1898''' - [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado Volunteers in the Spanish American War, 1898] - at the [https://www.colorado.gov/archives/ Colorado State Archives website] - Index only; In the ''Record Type'' field, select, Span-Am War Soldiers<br>
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10683 Lakeside Cemetery, Lincoln Park] BillionGraves
+
''World War I''<br>
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10688 Penrose Cemetery, Penrose] BillionGraves
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*'''1916-1919''' - [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado State Archives Denver War Risk Insurance Applicants, 1916-1919] - at the [https://www.colorado.gov/archives/ Colorado State Archives website] - Index only; In the ''Record Type'' field, select, War Risk Insurance<br>
 +
*'''1917-1922''' - [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado State Archives World War I Civilian Service Questionnaires, 1917-1922] - at the [https://www.colorado.gov/archives/ Colorado State Archives website] - Index only; In the ''Record Type'' field, select, WWI Questionnaire<br>
 +
*'''1917-1918''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5442 Colorado Soldiers in WWI, 1917-1918] at [http://search.ancestry.com/] — ($), index<br>
  
==== Census  ====
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''Vietnam War''<br>
 +
*'''1966 & 1968''' - [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado State Archives Vietnam War Casualties - June-December 1966 & January-December 1968] - at the [https://www.colorado.gov/archives/ Colorado State Archives website] - Index only; In the ''Record Type'' field, select, Vietnam Deaths<br>
  
{{Census|Colorado}}
+
For further information see [[Colorado Military Records]].
  
==== Church  ====
+
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
 +
{{CO Naturalization Intro|Fremont}}
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
+
''Online Records''<br>
 +
*'''1868-1990''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61194 Colorado, State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1868-1990] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($); Index and images<br>
 +
*'''1876-1990''' - {{RecordSearch|2285702|Colorado Naturalization Records, 1876-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - Browseable images only; District Court records<br>
  
*Canon City
+
See the FamilySearch wiki page for [[Colorado Naturalization and Citizenship|Colorado Naturalization and Citizenship.]]
 +
 
 +
=== Newspapers ===
 +
 
 +
''Colorado Newspapers Online''
 +
*[https://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/co Colorado Online Historical Newspapers online] - in the [https://www.coloradohistoricnewspapers.org/ Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection] by the Colorado State Library
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/Places/US/Colorado/Default.aspx?category=38&ldf=2 Colorado Newspapers] at [https://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] - ($)
 +
*[http://www.genealogybank.com/explore/newspapers/all/usa/colorado GenealogyBank] - ($), contains images of Colorado newspapers
 +
*[http://newspaperarchive.com/us/colorado/ Newspaper Archive] - ($), contains images of Colorado newspapers
 +
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ Chronicling America] - contains images of some Colorado newspapers; [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/help/#basic_searching searching tips]
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*[http://elephind.com/ Elephind] - Free; search engine that retrieves newspaper images from other free newspaper websites
 +
 
 +
''Colorado Newspaper Catalogs''
 +
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/ U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper
 +
 
 +
Microfilm of years of the ''Canon City Daily Record'' are housed at the [http://rgmhc.org/index.php Royal Gorge Museum and History Center]. Contact them for specific years.
 +
 
 +
{{CO Newspapers Intro|Fremont}}
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 +
=== Obituaries ===
 +
{{CO Obituaries Intro|Fremont}}
 +
 
 +
=== Other Records ===
 +
{{CO Other Records Intro|Fremont}}
 +
 
 +
=== Periodicals ===
 +
{{CO Periodicals Intro|Fremont}}
 +
 
 +
*''The Colorado Magazine'' was published by the '''Colorado Historical Society '''from 1923 to 1980 and contains hundreds of articles about significant Colorado and Western people and events. Since 1980, the quarterly has been titled ''Colorado Heritage''. (Denver)
 +
*''Pinon Whispers'', published quarterly by the '''Southeastern Colorado Genealogy Society'''. (Pueblo)
 +
 
 +
=== Probate Records ===
 +
{{CO Probate Intro|Fremont}}
  
==== Court  ====
+
'''Online Records
 +
*'''1875–1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8665 Colorado Wills and Probate Records 1875-1974] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
  
==== Land  ====
+
=== School Records ===
 +
{{CO Schools Intro|Fremont}}
  
==== Local Histories  ====
+
=== Tax Records ===
 +
{{CO Tax Intro|Fremont}}
  
==== Maps  ====
+
*'''1913-1943''' [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado State Archives] has put the Fremont County Inheritance Tax Records Index for 1913-1943 on-line.
  
==== Military  ====
+
=== Vital Records ===
 +
{{CO Vital Intro|Fremont}}
  
==== Newspapers  ====
+
==== Birth ====
 +
{{CO Vital Records - Birth Intro|Fremont}}
  
==== Probate  ====
+
Birth records may become public records when 100 years have elapsed after the date of birth. EXCEPTION: The birth record of any individual who is known to be currently alive will remain confidential even if they are 100 years of age or greater. <ref name="registrar">Letter from Colorado State Registrar, Dated September 1, 2011. Policy Number 2011- 08. http://www.colorado.gov</ref>
  
==== Taxation  ====
+
==== Marriage ====
 +
{{CO Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Fremont}}
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/fremont/index.html Colorado State Archives] has put the Fremont County Inheritance Tax Records Index for&nbsp;1913-1943 on-line.
 
  
==== Vital Records ====
+
''Online Records''<br>
 +
*'''1809-2011''' - [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index, 1809-2011] - Index, incomplete, [http://abish.byui.edu/specialcollections/westernstates/alphabeticalListOfCounties.cfm list of counties included]<br>
 +
*'''1853-2006''' - {{RecordSearch|1932434|Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch.org] - Index and images<br>
 +
*'''1862-2006''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=61366 Colorado, County Marriages and State Indexes, 1862-2006] at [http://http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($), Index and images<br>
 +
*'''1864-1995''' - {{RecordSearch|1942851|Colorado, County Marriages, 1864-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - Index and images<br>
 +
*'''1900-1939''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60251 Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] - ($); Browseable images of original index<br>
 +
*'''1874-1876''' Marriage certificates and licenses, 1874-1876
 +
*'''1925-1929''' Marriage certificate index, 1925-1929
  
'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
+
==== Death ====
 +
{{CO Vital Records - Death Intro|Fremont}}
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
+
Death records may become public records when 75 years have elapsed after the date of death. <ref name="registrar" />
  
Canon City Public Library<br>516 Macon Ave<br>Canon City, CO 81212<br>Phone: (719) 269-9020<br>Website [http://ccpl.lib.co.us/ ccpl.lib.co.us/]
+
==== Divorce ====
 +
{{CO Vital Records - Divorce Intro|Fremont}}
  
<br>Cotopaxi School/Community Library<br>0345 County Road 12<br>Cotopaxi, CO 81223<br>Phone: (719) 942-4131
+
''Online Records''<br>
 +
*'''1851-1985''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60927 Colorado, Divorce Index, 1851-1985] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - ($); Index only<br>
 +
*'''1900-1930''' [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2043439 Colorado Statewide Divorce Index, 1900-1930]. These records are found at '''FamilySearch'''. The index is arranged in alphabetical order.
 +
*'''1900-1939''' - {{RecordSearch|2043439|Colorado Statewide Divorce Index, 1900-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - Browseable images of original index<br>
  
<br>John C. Fremont Library District (Florence)<br>130 Church Ave<br>Florence, CO 81226<br>Phone: (719) 784-4649<br>Website [http://www.florencecolibrary.org/ www.florencecolibrary.org/]
+
== Research Facilities ==
 +
{{CO Research Facilities Intro|Fremont}}
  
<br>Penrose Library District<br>555 4th Ave<br>Penrose, CO 81240<br>Phone: (719) 372-0606<br>Website&nbsp; [http://penrose.colibraries.org/ penrose.colibraries.org/]
+
=== Archives ===
 +
{{CO Archives Intro|Fremont}}
  
Fremont County Genealogy Society<br>Canon City Public Library<br>516 Macon Ave<br>Canon City, CO 81218 <br>
+
{{CO Archives}}
  
==== Family History Centers ====
+
=== Family History Centers ===
 +
{{Family History Centers Intro}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
*[[Canon City Colorado Family History Center]]
 
*[[Canon City Colorado Family History Center]]
  
<br>
+
=== Libraries ===
 +
{{CO Libraries Intro|Fremont}}
 +
{| width="90%"
 +
|-
 +
| style="vertical-align:top; padding-right:1em"|
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'''Canon City Public Library'''<br>
 +
516 Macon Ave<br>
 +
Canon City,CO 81212<br>
 +
Phone: (719) 269-9020<br>
 +
[http://ccpl.lib.co.us/ Canon City Public Library] website
 +
 
 +
'''Cotopaxi School/Community Library'''<br>
 +
0345 County Road 12<br>
 +
Cotopaxi, CO 81223<br>
 +
Phone: (719) 942-4131<br>
 +
[http://library.public-libraries.org/Colorado/Cotopaxi/CotopaxiSchoolCommunityLibrary.html Cotopaxi School/Community Library] website
 +
 
 +
| style="vertical-align:top; padding-right:1em"|
 +
'''John C. Fremont Library District (Florence)'''<br>
 +
130 Church Ave<br>
 +
Florence, CO 81226<br>
 +
Phone: (719) 784-4649<br>
 +
[http://www.florencecolibrary.org/ John C. Fremont Library Dist.] website
 +
 
 +
'''Penrose Library District'''<br>
 +
555 4th Ave<br>
 +
Penrose, CO 81240<br>
 +
Phone: (719) 372-0606<br>
 +
[http://penrose.colibraries.org/ Penrose Library Dist.] website
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
=== Museums ===
 +
{{CO Museums Intro|Fremont}}
 +
*[http://rgmhc.org/ Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center]
 +
*[http://www.prisonmuseum.org/ Museum of Colorado Prisons]
 +
*[http://florencepioneermuseum.org/ Florence Pioneer Museum]
 +
== Societies ==
 +
{{CO Societies Intro|Fremont}}
 +
 
 +
{|
 +
|-
 +
| style="vertical-align:top; padding-right:1em"|
 +
'''Fremont County Genealogy Society'''<br>Canon City Public Library<br> 516 Macon Ave<br> Canon City, CO 81218<br><br>
 +
''' Fremont County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 965<br>Canon City, CO 81215<br>[http://genealogytrails.com/colo/fremont/ Website]<br><br>
 +
'''Southeastern Colorado Genealogical Society'''<br>PO Box 1407<br> Pueblo, CO 81002<br>Telephone: 719-362-0380<br>E-mail:[mailto:secogensoc@gmail.com secogensoc@gmail.com]<br>[http://www.secogensoc.org/ Website]<br>
 +
covers the following Colorado counties: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Custer, '''Fremont''', Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, Prowers, and Pueblo.<br><br>
 +
'''Wetmore-Hardscrabble Genealogical and Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 211<br> Wetmore, CO 81253<br>[http://www.wetmorehistoricalsociety.com/ Website]<br><br>
 +
| style="vertical-align:top; padding-right:1em"|
 +
'''Fremont County Genealogical Society'''<br>1836 Flora Court<br>Canon City 81212<br><br>
 +
'''Canon City Heritage Association'''<br> 612 Royal Gorge Blvd<br> Canon City CO 81212-3751<br><br>
 +
'''Fremont County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 965 <br>Canon City,  CO  81212<br>Telephone: 719-285-8284<br>[http://www.canoncity.com/businesses/fremont-county-historical-society Website]<br><br>
 +
|}
  
== Web Sites  ==
+
== Websites ==
 +
{{CO Websites Intro|Fremont}}
  
*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Fremont|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
+
*{{FHL Place IDNum|205328|Colorado|Fremont}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
 +
*[http://www.historycolorado.org/ History Colorado Center], Denver, Colorado
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Fremont/ Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Fremont/ Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 +
*[http://genealogytrails.com/colo/fremont/ Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy and History], part of the [http://www.genealogytrails.com/ Genealogy Trails] Group
 +
*[http://www.geocities.ws/lonepineancestors/ Lone Pine Ancestors], a Fremont County website written and maintained by '''Mary Ann Thomas''', copyright 2001. Some information may not be updated.
 +
*[http://www.secogensoc.org/ Southeastern Colorado Genealogical Society], Pueblo, Colorado
  
== References  ==
+
== Research Guides ==
 +
{{CO Research Guides Intro|Fremont}}
  
<references />{{Colorado|Colorado}} {{Colorado-stub}}
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== References ==
 +
<references />
  
[[Category:Fremont_County,_Colorado]]
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{{Colorado|Colorado}}
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[[Category:Fremont_County,_Colorado]][[Category:Colorado_Counties]]

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United StatesGotoarrow.png Colorado Gotoarrow.png Fremont County

Guide to Fremont County, Colorado ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Canon City
Organized: November 1, 1861
Parent County(s): Original county[1]
Neighboring Counties
Chaffee  • Custer  • El Paso  • Park  • Pueblo  • Saguache  • Teller
See County Maps
Courthouse
ColoradoFremontCourthouse.jpg
Location Map
Colorado Fremont County.png
Adoption
This page is available for adoption

County Information

Description

County Courthouse

Fremont County Courthouse
615 Macon Rm 100
Canon City, CO 81212
Phone: 719.276.7330
Fremont County Website

County Clerk has marriage and land records;
Clerk district Court has divorce, probate and court records [2]

Fremont County, Colorado Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1884-1907*
1865 *
1884-1907*
1862
1874 [3]
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes

Populated Places

The following are locations in Fremont County, Colorado:[5]

Cities
Towns
Unincorporated communites
Census-designated places
Ghost towns


Cities and towns

Cities and towns to be found in Fremont County include:

History Timeline

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business, Commerce, and Occupations

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Fremont County, Colorado online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Colorado Cemeteries for more information

Sources for information and tombstone photos for Fremont County, Colorado cemeteries: Colorado GravestonesPhoto Project. Lists some Fremont County cemeteries by name; includes links to the cemetery with names and links to tombstone photos.
Colorado-Cemeteries.com. A site with good general information about cemeteries and tombstones, plus links to a list of Fremont County cemeteries.
The Tombstone Transcription Project. This is so far (updated Jan 2014) the most complete site for Fremont County cemetery information, including photos.
Note: Many if not most of the tombstone photos are copyrighted, so they cannot be copied for use without permission at websites like Ancestry.com or find-a-grave.com.

Cemeteries of Canon City, Fremont County, CO
This is not an all-inclusive list. All links in this section, unless otherwise noted,to the USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project, Colorado, Fremont Co.

Other Cemeteries of Fremont County
All links to Tombstone Transcription Project unless otherwise noted.

Census Records

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1870 1,064
1880 4,735 345.0%
1890 9,156 93.4%
1900 15,636 70.8%
1910 18,181 16.3%
1920 17,883 −1.6%
1930 18,196 1.8%
1940 19,742 8.5%
1950 18,366 −7.0%
1960 20,196 10.0%
1970 21,942 8.6%
1980 28,676 30.7%
1990 32,273 12.5%
2000 46,145 43.0%
2010 46,824 1.5%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

In 1860, present-day Colorado was enumerated in the Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, and Utah Territories. Colorado Territory was created in 1861 and was enumerated as such in the 1870 Census. A state census was taken in 1885 for Colorado.[7] See links listed below.

State and Territory Census Records

Federal Census Records

The 1880 Census was the first Federal Census for Colorado after it became a state in 1876.[8] For links to Federal Census indexes, see Colorado Census.

Mortality Schedules

  • 1880 Mortality Schedule for Fremont County. This schedule is available at Ancestry.com.
Persons who died the year ending May 31, 1880.
Name; age; sex; color; whether single, married, widowed, or divorced
place of birth; where father born; where mother born;
profession, occupation, or trade;
month in which the person died;
disease or cause of death;
how long a resident of the county?;
place where disease was contracted, if not Fremont County;
name of attending physician.

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.

Online Church Records
Presbyterian Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Canon City

Court Records

Numerous records are available at Colorado Archives. To use this link scroll down the page to where it asks for Record Type. Click there and scroll down the list to the records you want and select. The next field asks for county. Select the county you want and then click on Search. You can narrow the search by adding the additional information it asks for.

Directories

Online Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Genealogies

Guardianship

Land and Property Records

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.


Online Land Records

For more information see Colorado Land and Property

Local Histories

1813-1890 The county is named for explorer and presidential candidate John C. Fremont (1813-1890), called by historians the Great Pathfinder.

Crossing The Plains in 1864 and Early History of Fremont County, by William H. Callen.

Maps and Gazetteers

Cofremont.jpg

Migration

Military Records

Online Collections

These collections are unique to Colorado. You will find nationwide databases for military records on U.S. Military Online Genealogy Records and Colorado Military Records.

All Veterans

Civil War

Spanish-American War (1898)

World War I

Vietnam War

For further information see Colorado Military Records.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Online Records

See the FamilySearch wiki page for Colorado Naturalization and Citizenship.

Newspapers

Colorado Newspapers Online

Colorado Newspaper Catalogs

  • U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present on Chronicling America - contains a list of all known newspapers and the dates they cover; once you locate a newspaper name, contact the local library to see if they have copies of the newspaper

Microfilm of years of the Canon City Daily Record are housed at the Royal Gorge Museum and History Center. Contact them for specific years.

For more information see Colorado Newspapers.

Obituaries

Other Records

Periodicals

  • The Colorado Magazine was published by the Colorado Historical Society from 1923 to 1980 and contains hundreds of articles about significant Colorado and Western people and events. Since 1980, the quarterly has been titled Colorado Heritage. (Denver)
  • Pinon Whispers, published quarterly by the Southeastern Colorado Genealogy Society. (Pueblo)

Probate Records

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.


Online Records

School Records

Tax Records

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.

Birth

Birth records may become public records when 100 years have elapsed after the date of birth. EXCEPTION: The birth record of any individual who is known to be currently alive will remain confidential even if they are 100 years of age or greater. [9]

Marriage

Online Records

Death

Death records may become public records when 75 years have elapsed after the date of death. [9]

Divorce

Online Records

Research Facilities

Archives

The Colorado State Archives has the following records available for Fremont County, Colorado Genealogy in this online database Archives Search. For a full list of online holdings, click here.
(Statewide)
1880-1939 Divorce Index
1883-1900 Mine Accidents, Non - fatal
1897-1920 Horseshoers
1936-1942 Civilian Conservation Corps Enrollments
1966-1968 Vietnam Deaths

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries

Canon City Public Library
516 Macon Ave
Canon City,CO 81212
Phone: (719) 269-9020
Canon City Public Library website

Cotopaxi School/Community Library
0345 County Road 12
Cotopaxi, CO 81223
Phone: (719) 942-4131
Cotopaxi School/Community Library website

John C. Fremont Library District (Florence)
130 Church Ave
Florence, CO 81226
Phone: (719) 784-4649
John C. Fremont Library Dist. website

Penrose Library District
555 4th Ave
Penrose, CO 81240
Phone: (719) 372-0606
Penrose Library Dist. website

Museums

Societies

Fremont County Genealogy Society
Canon City Public Library
516 Macon Ave
Canon City, CO 81218

Fremont County Historical Society
PO Box 965
Canon City, CO 81215
Website

Southeastern Colorado Genealogical Society
PO Box 1407
Pueblo, CO 81002
Telephone: 719-362-0380
E-mail:secogensoc@gmail.com
Website
covers the following Colorado counties: Baca, Bent, Crowley, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero, Prowers, and Pueblo.

Wetmore-Hardscrabble Genealogical and Historical Society
PO Box 211
Wetmore, CO 81253
Website

Fremont County Genealogical Society
1836 Flora Court
Canon City 81212

Canon City Heritage Association
612 Royal Gorge Blvd
Canon City CO 81212-3751

Fremont County Historical Society
PO Box 965
Canon City, CO 81212
Telephone: 719-285-8284
Website

Websites

Research Guides

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fremont County, Colorado. Page 98 ; .
  3. Alice Eichholz, Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources (Salt Lake City, Utah : Ancestry Pub., 2004), ppp. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004.
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Fremont County, Colorado," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremont_County,_Colorado, accessed 28 May 2017.
  6. http://digging-history.com/2016/03/08/ghost-town-wednesday-whitehorn-colorado/
  7. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses (Bountiful, UT: American Genealogical Lending Library, 1985), page 51-54; Alice Eichholz, ‘’Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources,’’ 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 2004), 86. Free online version; FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004; WorldCat entry.
  8. William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses (Bountiful, UT: American Genealogical Lending Library, 1985), page 54.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Letter from Colorado State Registrar, Dated September 1, 2011. Policy Number 2011- 08. http://www.colorado.gov