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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Gilpin_County,_Colorado|Gilpin County]]''
  
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Guide to '''Gilpin County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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VITAL RECORDS
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Gilpin County
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| county_map = Colorado Gilpin 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 = Central City
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| building address = Gilpin County Courthouse<br>203 Eureka Street<br>PO Box 366<br>Central City, CO 80427-0366<br>Phone: 303.582.5321<br>[http://www.co.gilpin.co.us/ '''Gilpin County Website'''] }}
  
The Colorado State Archives has put the [http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/marriage/gilpin_index.htm Gilpin County Marriages (1864-1944)] on-line&nbsp;
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
For other Gilpin County Marriages in the FHL catalog, click [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=764791&disp=Index+to+marriages+and+obituaries+record%20%20&columns=*,0,0 here]
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1881<br>and land recordsc from 1861; Clerk District Court<br>had&nbsp;divorce and probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gilpin 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>'''[[Gilpin County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gilpin County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gilpin County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gilpin County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gilpin County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gilpin County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Gilpin County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Gilpin County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Gilpin County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== County Seat  ====
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Central City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1861--'''Gilpin County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county from Arapahoe (old) County, Kansas Territory.
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Boulder County, Colorado|Boulder]]
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*[[Clear Creek County, Colorado|Clear Creek]]
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*[[Grand County, Colorado|Grand]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Colorado|Jefferson]]
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==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10538 Mount Olivet Cemetery, Golden] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/chancery/index.html Chancery Court Cases] documenting legal decisions rendered by the territorial and district court of Gilpin County for the years 1862 - 1878. Chancery cases are those types of cases where justice was applied in circumstances not specifically covered by law during these years. Names appearing on this index most likely include some of the early gold seekers that came west in search of fortune and fame. <br>
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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  =====
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==== Land and Property  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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[http://www.coloradohistoricnewspapers.org/Default/Skins/Colorado/Client.asp?Skin=Colorado&AW=1310590717727&AppName=2 Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection] has searchable digital copies of newspapers from all over the state of Colorado. The list of newspapers available for Gilpin county includes the ''Daily Mining Journal&nbsp;''(Nov 1863 - Dec 1866)&nbsp;from Black Hawk, and the ''Daily Register Call ''(March 1868 - Feb 1879)&nbsp;and ''Evening Call ''(Feb 1878 - June 1878)''&nbsp;''from Central City. Newspapers that are available on this site date from 1859-1923 and are searchable.
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
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==== 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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===== Libraries  =====
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Gilpin County Library District<br>15131 Highway 119<br>Golden, CO 80403<br>Phone: (303) 582-5777<br>Website [http://www.gilpinlibrary.org/ www.gilpinlibrary.org/]
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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*Gilpin Historical Society<br>228 High Street<br>P O Box 247<br>Central City, Colorado 80427-0247 <br>Telephone: 303-582-5283<br>Website http://www.gilpinhistory.org/
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*Foothills Genealogical Society of Colorado, Inc.<br>P.O. Box 150382<br>Lakewood, CO 80215-0382<br>Telephone: 303-935-9192<br>http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cofgs/index.html
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==== Taxation  ====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/inh_tax/1gilpin_inh_tax.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Gilpin County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1910-1922 on-line
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==== Vital Records  ====
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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  ===
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Gilpin|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Gilpin/ Gilpin County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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Guide to Gilpin County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Gilpin County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Gilpin County
Location in the state of Colorado
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Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Central City
Courthouse
Address Gilpin County Courthouse
203 Eureka Street
PO Box 366
Central City, CO 80427-0366
Phone: 303.582.5321
Gilpin County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1881
and land recordsc from 1861; Clerk District Court
had divorce and probate 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

Central City [2]

Parent County

1861--Gilpin County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county from Arapahoe (old) County, Kansas Territory.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Mount Olivet Cemetery, Golden BillionGraves

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Chancery Court Cases documenting legal decisions rendered by the territorial and district court of Gilpin County for the years 1862 - 1878. Chancery cases are those types of cases where justice was applied in circumstances not specifically covered by law during these years. Names appearing on this index most likely include some of the early gold seekers that came west in search of fortune and fame.

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection has searchable digital copies of newspapers from all over the state of Colorado. The list of newspapers available for Gilpin county includes the Daily Mining Journal (Nov 1863 - Dec 1866) from Black Hawk, and the Daily Register Call (March 1868 - Feb 1879) and Evening Call (Feb 1878 - June 1878) from Central City. Newspapers that are available on this site date from 1859-1923 and are searchable.

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Gilpin County Library District
15131 Highway 119
Golden, CO 80403
Phone: (303) 582-5777
Website www.gilpinlibrary.org/

Museums
Societies
  • Gilpin Historical Society
    228 High Street
    P O Box 247
    Central City, Colorado 80427-0247
    Telephone: 303-582-5283
    Website http://www.gilpinhistory.org/

Taxation

Colorado State Archives has put the Gilpin County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1910-1922 on-line

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), Gilpin 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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