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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; Lake County''<br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Lake County'''
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Guide to '''Lake 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 = Lake County
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| county_map = Colorado Lake 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 = Leadville
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| building address = Lake County Courthouse<br>505 Harrison Ave<br>Leadville, CO 80461-0917<br>Phone. 719.486.1410<br>[http://Co.lake.co.us '''Lake County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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Formerly Carbonate Co. Name changed to Lake 10 Feb 1879<br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1869, land records <br>from 1861 and&nbsp;some burial records 1885-1903 Clerk District<br>Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, Colorado. Page 99 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Parent County ====
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== Historical Facts ==
  
'''1861--'''Lake County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. When it was divided in 1879, the part which is Lake County today was known as Carbonate County for a brief period. Chaffee County was known as Lake County during this same time period before its name became Chaffee. '''County seat:''' Leadville <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>'''[[Lake County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lake County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Lake County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lake County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lake County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== County Seat ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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Leadville <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--'''Lake County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. When it was divided in 1879, the part which is Lake County today was known as Carbonate County for a brief period. Chaffee County was known as Lake County during this same time period before its name became Chaffee.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Summit County, Colorado|Summit]]
 
*[[Summit County, Colorado|Summit]]
  
== 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  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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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  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local History =====
  
==== Court  ====
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{{CO History Intro}}
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{CO Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Lake}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== School Records ====
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{{CO Probate Intro}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== School Records =====
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/census/lake6.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an index to the School Census for District No. 6 for the years 1880-1903 on-line.
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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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Lake County Public Library<br>1115 Harrison Ave<br>Leadville, CO 80461<br>Telehone: 719-486-0569<br>Website [http://www.lakecountypubliclibrary.org/ www.lakecountypubliclibrary.org/]
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/schools/census/lake6.htm Colorado State Archives] has put an index to the School Census for District No. 6 for the years 1880-1903 on-line.
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==== Taxation ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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{{CO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''[[Colorado_Vital_Records_Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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{{CO Vital Intro}}
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*[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]  
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/co/lake/webbbs_config.pl Lake County, Colorado Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From Various Funeral Homes in the Leadville and surrounding area.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Lake County Public Library<br>1115 Harrison Ave<br>Leadville, CO 80461<br>Telehone: 719-486-0569<br>Website [http://www.lakecountypubliclibrary.org/ www.lakecountypubliclibrary.org/]
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=== Places  ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205387&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Lake&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Lake|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Lake/ Lake County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Lake/ Lake County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 22:57, 11 June 2013

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

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Lake County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Lake 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 Leadville
Courthouse
Address Lake County Courthouse
505 Harrison Ave
Leadville, CO 80461-0917
Phone. 719.486.1410
Lake County Website


County Courthouse

Formerly Carbonate Co. Name changed to Lake 10 Feb 1879
County Clerk has marriage records from 1869, land records
from 1861 and some burial records 1885-1903 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

Leadville [2]

Parent County

1861--Lake County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county. When it was divided in 1879, the part which is Lake County today was known as Carbonate County for a brief period. Chaffee County was known as Lake County during this same time period before its name became Chaffee.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Lake 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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Lake 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

Colorado State Archives has put an index to the School Census for District No. 6 for the years 1880-1903 on-line.

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Lake County Public Library
1115 Harrison Ave
Leadville, CO 80461
Telehone: 719-486-0569
Website www.lakecountypubliclibrary.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), Lake 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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