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== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Kiowa County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.kiowacountycolo.com/ Kiowa County Courthouse]<br>1305 Goff; <br>Eads, CO 81036-0000; <br>Phone:71.943.8521
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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>
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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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| founded year = 1889
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| founded date = April 11
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| seat = Eads
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| building image =
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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'''] }}  
  
== History ==
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== County Courthouse ==
  
==== Parent County ====
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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>
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== Historical Facts ==
  
*'''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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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kiowa County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kiowa County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kiowa County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kiowa County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kiowa County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Kiowa County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Kiowa County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Kiowa County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Kiowa County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== County Seat ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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Eads <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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'''1889--'''Kiowa County was created 11 April 1889 from [[Cheyenne County, Colorado|Cheyenne]] and [[Bent County, Colorado|Bent ]]Counties.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Prowers County, Colorado|Prowers]]
 
*[[Prowers County, Colorado|Prowers]]
  
== Resources  ==
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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  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
{{Census|Colorado}}
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{{Census|Colorado}}  
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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===== Local History =====
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{{CO History Intro}}
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{CO Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
====== Civil War Battle ======
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===== Civil War  =====
  
 
The following Civil War Battle was fought in&nbsp;Kiowa County:  
 
The following Civil War Battle was fought in&nbsp;Kiowa County:  
  
: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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*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.
  
[http://www.nps.gov/history/hps/abpp/battles/COmap.htm Map] showing the location of the battle.
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Adams}} <br>
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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{{CO Probate Intro}}
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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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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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==== Taxation ====
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{{CO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{CO Vital Intro}}
  
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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===== Death =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]<br>
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=== Places  ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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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]

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

Eads [2]

Parent County

1889--Kiowa County was created 11 April 1889 from Cheyenne and Bent Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

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Land and Property

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.


Maps

Military

Civil War

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.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Kiowa County, Colorado Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

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.


Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

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

Museums
Societies

Taxation

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
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

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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