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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Kiowa_County,_Colorado|Kiowa County]]''
== History and Tidbits ==
 
  
=== Cities ===
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Guide to '''Kiowa County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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{{CODC}}
  
=== County Government Site ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Kiowa County
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| county_map = Colorado Kiowa County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| state_map = Colorado.png
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| founded year = 1889
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| founded date = April 11
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| seat = Eads
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| building address = Kiowa County Courthouse<br>1305 Goff<br>Eads, CO 81036-0000<br>Phone: 71.943.8521<br>[http://www.kiowacountycolo.com/ '''Kiowa County Website'''] }}
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== Resources ==
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1889; <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), Kiowa County, Colorado. Page 99 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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== History  ==
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''1889--'''Kiowa County was created 11 April 1889 from [[Cheyenne County, Colorado|Cheyenne]] and [[Bent County, Colorado|Bent ]]Counties. '''County seat:''' Eads <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Bent County, Colorado|Bent]]
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*[[Cheyenne County, Colorado|Cheyenne]]
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*[[Crowley County, Colorado|Crowley]]
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*[[Greeley County, Kansas|Greeley County, Kansas]]
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*[[Hamilton County, Kansas|Hamilton County, Kansas]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln]]
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*[[Otero County, Colorado|Otero]]
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*[[Prowers County, Colorado|Prowers]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in&nbsp;Kiowa County:
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*November 29-30, 1864 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/co001.htm Sand Creek], also known as Chivington Massacre<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/bystate.htm#ar Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 26 April 2012).</ref> <br>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/COmap.htm Map] showing the location of the battle.
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Kiowa County Public Library District<br>1305 Goff Street<br>Eads, CO 81036<br>Phone: (719) 438-5581<br>Website [http://eads.colibraries.org/ eads.colibraries.org/]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Kiowa|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Kiowa/ Kiowa County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 23:06, 16 April 2013

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

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Kiowa County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Kiowa County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 11, 1889
County Seat Eads
Courthouse
Address Kiowa County Courthouse
1305 Goff
Eads, CO 81036-0000
Phone: 71.943.8521
Kiowa County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1889;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

  • 1889--Kiowa County was created 11 April 1889 from Cheyenne and Bent Counties. County seat: Eads [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War Battle was fought in Kiowa County:

  • November 29-30, 1864 = Sand Creek, also known as Chivington Massacre[3]
Map showing the location of the battle.

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Kiowa County Public Library District
1305 Goff Street
Eads, CO 81036
Phone: (719) 438-5581
Website eads.colibraries.org/

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kiowa 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 26 April 2012).
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