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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Jefferson_County,_Colorado|Jefferson County]]''
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Guide to '''Jefferson 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 = Jefferson County
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| county_map = Colorado Jefferson 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 = Golden
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| building address = Jefferson County Courthouse<br>100 Jefferson City Pkwy #2530<br>Golden, CO 80419-2530<br>Phone: 303.271.8168<br>[http://jeffco.us/ '''Jefferson County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
[http://jeffco.us/ Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>100 Jefferson City Pkwy #2530<br>Golden, CO 80419-2530<br>Phone: 303.271.8168 <br>
 
  
 
County Clerk has marriage records 1868 and land records&nbsp;from 1860; <br>County&nbsp;Health&nbsp;Department has birth, death and burial&nbsp;records; Clerk <br>District Court has divorce records&nbsp; County Court has probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Colorado. Page 99 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Clerk has marriage records 1868 and land records&nbsp;from 1860; <br>County&nbsp;Health&nbsp;Department has birth, death and burial&nbsp;records; Clerk <br>District Court has divorce records&nbsp; County Court has probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jefferson County, Colorado. Page 99 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
Jefferson County, commonly referred to as the Gateway to the Rockies, is the fourth most populated county in Colorado. &nbsp;The county runs along the west side of the Denver Metro area along the front range. &nbsp;The county website can be found at [http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/ http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/].<br>
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Jefferson County, commonly referred to as the Gateway to the Rockies, is the fourth most populated county in Colorado. &nbsp;The county runs along the west side of the Denver Metro area along the front range. &nbsp;The county website can be found at [http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/ http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/].<br>  
  
==== '''History''' ====
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== Historical Facts ==
  
 
An excellent chronological history is found in the archives section of the [http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/archives/archives_T77_R66.htm county website]  
 
An excellent chronological history is found in the archives section of the [http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/archives/archives_T77_R66.htm county website]  
  
==== Parent County  ====
 
  
'''1861--'''Jefferson County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. '''County seat:''' Golden <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>'''[[Jefferson County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Jefferson County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Jefferson County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Jefferson County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Jefferson County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== County Seat ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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Golden <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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'''1861--'''Jefferson County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]]
 
*[[Teller County, Colorado|Teller]]
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Record Loss ====
 
 
==== Cemeteries ====
 
  
Arvada Cemetery<br>5581 Independence Street<br>Arvada, CO 80002-2973<br>(303) 422-5424
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=== Resources  ===
  
[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10540 Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge] BillionGraves
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
[http://www.evergreenmemorialpark.com/index.html Evergreen Memorial Park]<br>
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==== Biography  ====
  
26624 N. Turkey Creek Rd.<br>Evergreen, Colorado 80439<br>303.674.7750
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
[http://www.goldengov.com/Page.asp?NavID=330 Golden Cemetery]<br>755 Ulysses St.<br>Golden, CO 80401
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Mailing Address:<br>Golden Cemetery<br>755 Ulysses St.<br>Golden, CO 80401
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*Arvada Cemetery<br>5581 Independence Street<br>Arvada, CO 80002-2973<br>(303) 422-5424
  
(303) 279-1435
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10540 Crown Hill Cemetery, Wheat Ridge] BillionGraves
  
Golden Hill&nbsp;Cemetery (Jewish)<br>  
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*[http://www.evergreenmemorialpark.com/index.html Evergreen Memorial Park]<br> 26624 N. Turkey Creek Rd.<br>Evergreen, Colorado 80439<br>303.674.7750
  
12000 West Colfax Avenue<br>Lakewood, CO 80215-3717<br>(303) 237-0573<br>
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*[http://www.goldengov.com/Page.asp?NavID=330 Golden Cemetery]<br>755 Ulysses St.<br>Golden, CO 80401 <br> Mailing Address:<br>Golden Cemetery<br>755 Ulysses St.<br>Golden, CO 80401 (303) 279-1435
  
[http://www.archdenmort.org/MtOlivet/mtolivet.html Mount Olivet Cemetery]<br>12801 W. 44th Avenue<br>Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033<br>303-424-7785<br>  
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*Golden Hill&nbsp;Cemetery (Jewish)<br>12000 West Colfax Avenue<br>Lakewood, CO 80215-3717<br>(303) 237-0573<br>
  
[http://www.olingercrownhillmortuary.com/dm20/en_US/locations/23/2379/index.page Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary &amp; Cemetery]<br>7777 West 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 303-233-4611
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*[http://www.archdenmort.org/MtOlivet/mtolivet.html Mount Olivet Cemetery]<br>12801 W. 44th Avenue<br>Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033<br>303-424-7785<br>
  
[http://www.olingermountlindocemetery.com/dm20/en_US/locations/07/0778/index.page Olinger Mt Lindo Cemetery]  
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*[http://www.olingercrownhillmortuary.com/dm20/en_US/locations/23/2379/index.page Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary &amp; Cemetery]<br>7777 West 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 303-233-4611
  
5928 South Turkey Creek Road<br>Morrison, CO 80465-9501<br>www.dignitymemorial.com - (303) 697-2011<br>[http://jefferson.genwebsite.net/documents/DC6B89E14E5F956C09CE6B5D284F7C8C7140E420.html <br>][http://jefferson.genwebsite.net/documents/DC6B89E14E5F956C09CE6B5D284F7C8C7140E420.html Other private and public cemeteries]<br><span style="text-decoration: underline;" /><br>[http://www.cityofgolden.net/Page.asp?NavID=330 <br>]
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*[http://www.olingermountlindocemetery.com/dm20/en_US/locations/07/0778/index.page Olinger Mt Lindo Cemetery] <br>5928 South Turkey Creek Road<br>Morrison, CO 80465-9501<br>(303) 697-2011<br>
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
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{{Census|Colorado}}  
  
 
Census Year&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Population<br>1870&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 2,390<br>1880&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 6,804<br>1890&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 8,450<br>1900&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 9,360  
 
Census Year&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Population<br>1870&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 2,390<br>1880&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 6,804<br>1890&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 8,450<br>1900&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 9,360  
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Source:&nbsp; [http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/archives/archives_T77_R69.htm Jefferson&nbsp;County Archives]  
 
Source:&nbsp; [http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/archives/archives_T77_R69.htm Jefferson&nbsp;County Archives]  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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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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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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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]]<br>
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*[[Arvada Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Columbine Colorado Family History Center]] (Littleton)
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*[[Golden Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Lakewood Colorado Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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[http://jefferson.lib.co.us/ Jefferson County Public Library]<br>10200 W 20th Ave<br>Lakewood, CO 80215<br>Phone: (303) 235-5275<br>Website [http://jefferson.lib.co.us/ jefferson.lib.co.us/]
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*[http://jeffco.us/planning/planning_T59_R54.htm Jefferson County Historical Societies]<br>For a listing of currently known Historical Societies in the County see<br>website http://jeffco.us/planning/planning_T59_R54.htm
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cofgs/index.html 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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*[http://www.goldenlandmarks.com/ Golden Landmarks Association]<br>14th &amp; Washington St.<br>P.O. Box 1136<br>Golden, Colorado 80402-1136<br>Telephone: 303-279-1236<br>Website http://www.goldenlandmarks.com/<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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[http://jefferson.lib.co.us/ Jefferson County Public Librar]y<br>10200 W 20th Ave<br>Lakewood, CO 80215<br>Phone: (303) 235-5275<br>Website [http://jefferson.lib.co.us/ jefferson.lib.co.us/]
 
  
[http://jeffco.us/planning/planning_T59_R54.htm Jefferson County Historical Societie]s<br>For a listing of currently known Historical Societies in the County see<br>website http://jeffco.us/planning/planning_T59_R54.htm
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cofgs/index.html 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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[http://www.goldenlandmarks.com/ Golden Landmarks Association]<br>14th &amp; Washington St.<br>P.O. Box 1136<br>Golden, Colorado 80402-1136<br>Telephone: 303-279-1236<br>Website http://www.goldenlandmarks.com/<br>
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==== Family History Center ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
 
*[[Arvada Colorado Family History Center]]
 
*[[Columbine Colorado Family History Center]] (Littleton)
 
*[[Golden Colorado Family History Center]]
 
*[[Lakewood Colorado Family History Center]]
 
  
 
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 17:26, 22 May 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngJefferson County

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

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Jefferson County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Jefferson County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 1, 1861
County Seat Golden
Courthouse
Address Jefferson County Courthouse
100 Jefferson City Pkwy #2530
Golden, CO 80419-2530
Phone: 303.271.8168
Jefferson County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records 1868 and land records from 1860;
County Health Department has birth, death and burial records; Clerk
District Court has divorce records  County Court has probate and court records[1]

Jefferson County, commonly referred to as the Gateway to the Rockies, is the fourth most populated county in Colorado.  The county runs along the west side of the Denver Metro area along the front range.  The county website can be found at http://www.co.jefferson.co.us/.

Historical Facts

An excellent chronological history is found in the archives section of the county website


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

Golden [2]

Parent County

1861--Jefferson County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

  • Arvada Cemetery
    5581 Independence Street
    Arvada, CO 80002-2973
    (303) 422-5424
  • Golden Cemetery
    755 Ulysses St.
    Golden, CO 80401
    Mailing Address:
    Golden Cemetery
    755 Ulysses St.
    Golden, CO 80401 (303) 279-1435
  • Golden Hill Cemetery (Jewish)
    12000 West Colfax Avenue
    Lakewood, CO 80215-3717
    (303) 237-0573

Census

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

Census Year     Population
1870                 2,390
1880                 6,804
1890                 8,450
1900                 9,360

1910                14,231

1920                14,400

1930                 21,810

1940                30,725

1950                55,687

1960              127,520

1970              235,368

1980              371,753

1990              438,430

2000              527,156


Source:  Jefferson County Archives

Church Records

Court Records

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

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Jefferson County Public Library
10200 W 20th Ave
Lakewood, CO 80215
Phone: (303) 235-5275
Website jefferson.lib.co.us/

Museums
Societies

Taxation

Colorado State Archives has put the Jefferson County Inheritance Tax Records Index for 1913-1945 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), Jefferson County, Colorado. Page 99 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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