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Revision as of 19:50, 6 June 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngGotoarrow.pngLincoln County

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

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Lincoln County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Lincoln 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 Hugo
Courthouse
Address Lincoln County Courthouse
103 3rd Ave
PO Box 39
Hugo, CO 80821
Phone: 719.743.2444
Lincoln County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1889
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

Hugo [2]

Parent County

  • 1889--Lincoln County was created 11 April 1889 from Elbert County.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Boyero Cemetery, Hugo BillionGraves

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Lincoln County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Lincoln County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:

  • Name of Applicant
  • Date and Amount of pension payment
  • Any adjustments to the pension
  • Person's age
  • Town nearest to where they lived
  • Other Actions done by the County

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
Museums
Societies

Taxation

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.

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), Lincoln County, Colorado. Page 100 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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