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County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage and land records from 1883; <br>County Health Department has birth, death and burial records; <br>1885 census taken<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mesa County, Colorado. Page 100 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage and land records from 1883; <br>County Health Department has birth, death and burial records; <br>1885 census taken<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mesa County, Colorado. Page 100 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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==== County Seat  ====
 
==== County Seat  ====
Grand Junction <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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Grand Junction <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
*'''1883--'''Mesa County was created 14 February 1883 from [[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]] County.  
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*'''1883--'''Mesa County was created 14 February 1883 from [[Gunnison County, Colorado|Gunnison]] County.
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10454 Memorial Gardens of the Valley, Grand Junction] BillionGraves
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[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=10454 Memorial Gardens of the Valley, Grand Junction] BillionGraves  
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/probate/mesa_probate.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Mesa County Probate Index for the years 1883-1900, on-line.  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/probate/mesa_probate.htm Colorado State Archives] has put the Mesa County Probate Index for the years 1883-1900, on-line.  
  
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===== Family History Centers  =====
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Grand Junction Colorado Family History Center]]
 
*[[Grand Junction Colorado Family History Center]]
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Mesa County Genealogical Society<br>P. O. Box 1506<br>Grand Junction, Colorado 81502-1506<br>Telephone 970-242-0971<br>Website http://www.mesadwellers.org  
 
Mesa County Genealogical Society<br>P. O. Box 1506<br>Grand Junction, Colorado 81502-1506<br>Telephone 970-242-0971<br>Website http://www.mesadwellers.org  
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=== Places ===
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 17:11, 22 May 2013

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

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Mesa County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Mesa County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 14, 1883
County Seat Grand Junction
Courthouse
Address Mesa County Courthouse
2424 Hwy 6 & 50
PO Box 20,000-5010
Grand Junction, CO 81502
Phone: 970.244.1607
Mesa County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1883;
County Health Department has birth, death and burial records;
1885 census taken[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

Grand Junction [2]

Parent County

  • 1883--Mesa County was created 14 February 1883 from Gunnison County.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Memorial Gardens of the Valley, Grand Junction BillionGraves

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fruita
  • Grand Junction

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

Colorado State Archives has put the Mesa County Probate Index for the years 1883-1900, on-line.

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Mesa County Public Library District
530 Grand Ave
Grand Junction, CO 81502
Telehone: 970-243-4783
Website www.mcpld.org/

Museums
Societies

Mesa County Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 1506
Grand Junction, Colorado 81502-1506
Telephone 970-242-0971
Website http://www.mesadwellers.org

Taxation

Colorado State Archives has put the Mesa County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1920-1934 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), Mesa 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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