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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Morgan_County,_Colorado|Morgan County]]'' <br>  
 
''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Morgan_County,_Colorado|Morgan County]]'' <br>  
  
Guide to '''Morgan County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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Guide to '''Morgan County Colorado genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
'''1889--'''Morgan County was created 19 February 1889 from [[Weld County, Colorado|Weld]] County. '''County seat:''' Fort Morgan <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>'''[[Morgan County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Morgan County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Morgan County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Morgan County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Morgan County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Morgan County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Morgan County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Morgan County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Morgan County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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==== County Seat ====
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Fort Morgan <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  ====
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'''1889--'''Morgan County was created 19 February 1889 from [[Weld County, Colorado|Weld]] County.
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Adams County, Colorado|Adams&nbsp;]]
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*[[Logan County, Colorado|Logan&nbsp;]]
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*[[Washington County, Colorado|Washington&nbsp;]]
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*[[Weld County, Colorado|Weld]]
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biography ====
  
*[[Adams County, Colorado|Adams&nbsp;]]
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
*[[Logan County, Colorado|Logan&nbsp;]]
 
*[[Washington County, Colorado|Washington&nbsp;]]
 
*[[Weld County, Colorado|Weld]]
 
 
 
== Resources ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
 
 
{{Census|Colorado}}  
 
{{Census|Colorado}}  
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==== Church Records  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Court Records ====
 
 
==== Court  ====
 
 
 
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/mother_comp/morgan.htm Morgan&nbsp;County Mothers' Compensation Records] for 1935. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the&nbsp;Morgan County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
 
[http://www.colorado.gov/dpa/doit/archives/mother_comp/morgan.htm Morgan&nbsp;County Mothers' Compensation Records] for 1935. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the&nbsp;Morgan County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:  
  
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*Town nearest to where they lived  
 
*Town nearest to where they lived  
 
*Other Actions done by the County <br>
 
*Other Actions done by the County <br>
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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  ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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===== Local History =====
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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==== Maps  ====
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[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
  
'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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==== Repositories  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Archives =====
  
East Morgan County Library District/Brush<br>500 Clayton Street<br>Brush, CO 80723<br>Telephone 970-842-4596<br>Website http://emcld.polarislibrary.com/Search/default.aspx?ctx=3.1033.0.0.2<br>
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===== Courthouse  =====
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Fort Morgan Colorado Family History Center]]
 
*[[Fort Morgan Colorado Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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East Morgan County Library District/Brush<br>500 Clayton Street<br>Brush, CO 80723<br>Telephone 970-842-4596<br>Website http://emcld.polarislibrary.com/Search/default.aspx?ctx=3.1033.0.0.2<br>
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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'''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
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===== Divorce  =====
  
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=== Places ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 16:48, 22 May 2013

United StatesGotoarrow.pngColoradoGotoarrow.pngMorgan County

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

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Morgan County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Morgan County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 19, 1889
County Seat Fort Morgan
Courthouse
Address Morgan County Courthouse
PO Box 596
Fort Morgan, CO 80701-2307
Phone: 970.867.5616
Morgan County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land from 1889;
County Health Department has birth and death records from 1910
Clerk District Court has divorce and probate records from 1889;
County Court has court records from 1889[1]

History

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

Fort Morgan [2]

Parent County

1889--Morgan County was created 19 February 1889 from Weld County.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Morgan County Mothers' Compensation Records for 1935. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Morgan County Commissioners during these years. Record may show the following:

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

Morgan County Old Age Pension Records 1933-1936. An Index compiled from the offical record of the applications granted by the Morgan 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

Family Maps of Morgan County, Colorado Genealogy (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

School Records

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

East Morgan County Library District/Brush
500 Clayton Street
Brush, CO 80723
Telephone 970-842-4596
Website http://emcld.polarislibrary.com/Search/default.aspx?ctx=3.1033.0.0.2

Taxation

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), Morgan 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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