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Revision as of 19:53, 6 June 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngMontezuma County

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

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Montezuma County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Montezuma County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 16, 1889
County Seat Cortez
Courthouse
Address Montezuma County Courthouse
109 W Main St Ste 302
Cortez, CO 81321
Phone: 970.565.3728


County Courthouse

County District Court has divorce, probate and court records
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land 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

Cortez [2]

Parent County

1889--Montezuma County was created 16 April 1889 from La Plata County.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Cortez
  • Moncos

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

Search current and archived obituaries published in The Cortez Journal (Cortez, Colorado) from September 1999 to the present.

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
  • Dolores Library District/Montezuma County
    1002 Railroad Ave
    Dolores, CO 81323
    Telephone: 970-882-4127
    Website www.doloreslibrary.org/
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.

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Places

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Montezuma 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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