Gilpin County, Colorado Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
1861--Gilpin County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county from Arapahoe (old) County, Kansas Territory. County seat: Central City 
Places / Localities
Jefferson, Boulder, Grand and Clear Creek
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.
Colorado State Archives has put the Gilpin County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1910-1922 on-line
Societies and Libraries
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).