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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; Pueblo County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Colorado]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Pueblo_County,_Colorado|Pueblo County]]'' <br>  
  
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Guide to '''Pueblo 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 = Pueblo County
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| county_map = Colorado Pueblo County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| founded year = 1852
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| founded date = January 9
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| seat = Pueblo
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| building address = Pueblo County Courthouse<br>215 W 10th Street <br>Pueblo, CO 81003<br>Phone: 719.583.6624<br>[http://county.pueblo.org/ '''Pueblo County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1867, military records from 1944 and <br>land records; City County health&nbsp;Department has birth and death records; <br>District Court has divorce probate court and naturatlization records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 101, Pueblo County, Colorado. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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== Historical Facts  ==
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pueblo County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pueblo County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pueblo County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pueblo County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pueblo County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Pueblo County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Pueblo County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Pueblo County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Pueblo County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== County Seat  ====
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Pueblo<ref name="HBG" />
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
Created in 1861 as an original county.
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*'''Before 1861''' the southern quarter of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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:*'''9 January 1852''' it was created part of [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]] in [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] Territory.<ref name="Dollarhide">William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, ''Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52.  {{WorldCat|16509993|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|545087|item|disp=FHL Book 973 X2th}}.</ref> <ref>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nmahgp/cohis.htm Brief County Histories (New Mexico)] in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).</ref>
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:*'''1 February 1860''' it became part of [[Mora County, Colorado|Mora County]].<ref name="Dollarhide" />
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:*'''28 February 1861''' it was transferred to [[Colorado]]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).</ref> <ref name="Animap">Adrian B. Ettlinger, ''AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database'' (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. {{WorldCat|263846425|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1474888|item|disp=FHL CD-ROM no. 4903}}.</ref> (1 Nov 1861 [[Huerfano County, Colorado|Huerfano County]]).<ref>''Handybook'', 99, Huerfano County, Colorado.</ref>
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:*'''1866''' the former New Mexico part was ceeded from Huerfano to Pueblo County.<ref>Ettlinger, see the Colorado 1866 map.</ref>
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::Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see [[Taos County, Colorado|Taos County]].
  
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'''1861 ''' Pueblo County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Crowley County, Colorado|Crowley]]
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*[[Custer County, Colorado|Custer]]
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*[[El Paso County, Colorado|El Paso]]
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*[[Fremont County, Colorado|Fremont]]
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*[[Huerfano County, Colorado|Huerfano]]
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*[[Las Animas County, Colorado|Las Animas]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Colorado|Lincoln]]
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*[[Otero County, Colorado|Otero]]
 
==== 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 ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Colorado}}
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==== Church Records  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Pueblo
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==== Court Records  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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===== Local History =====
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{{CO History Intro}}
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{CO Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Pueblo}}
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
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==== Probate ====
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{{CO Probate Intro}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== School Records  =====
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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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*[[Pueblo Colorado Family History Center]]
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*[[Rye Colorado Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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Pueblo City-County Library District<br>100 E Abriendo Ave<br>Pueblo, CO 81004<br>Telephone 719-562-5600<br>Website http://www.pueblolibrary.org/pld_welcome.asp <br>
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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Pueblo County Historical Society <br>201 West "B" Street<br>Pueblo, CO 81003<br>Telephone 719-543-6772<br>Website http://www.pueblohistory.org/<br>
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==== Taxation ====
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{{CO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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{{CO Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death =====
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=== Places ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*Family History Library Catalog for this county.
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Pueblo|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Pueblo/ Pueblo County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Pueblo_County,_Colorado]]
 
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Guide to Pueblo County Colorado genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Pueblo County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Pueblo County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 9, 1852
County Seat Pueblo
Courthouse
Address Pueblo County Courthouse
215 W 10th Street
Pueblo, CO 81003
Phone: 719.583.6624
Pueblo County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1867, military records from 1944 and
land records; City County health Department has birth and death records;
District Court has divorce probate court and naturatlization 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

Pueblo[1]

Parent County

  • Before 1861 the southern quarter of this modern Colorado county was in New Mexico.
Look for pre-1861 records in New Mexico. For further explanation see Taos County.

1861 Pueblo County was created 1 November 1861 as an original county.

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Pueblo

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

Template:CO History Intro

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 Pueblo 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

Repositories

Archives
Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries

Pueblo City-County Library District
100 E Abriendo Ave
Pueblo, CO 81004
Telephone 719-562-5600
Website http://www.pueblolibrary.org/pld_welcome.asp

Museums
Societies

Pueblo County Historical Society
201 West "B" Street
Pueblo, CO 81003
Telephone 719-543-6772
Website http://www.pueblohistory.org/

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. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 101, Pueblo County, Colorado. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 2.0 2.1 William Thorndale and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publ., 1987), 52. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 X2th.
  3. Brief County Histories (New Mexico) in RootsWeb (accessed 21 June 2012).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Colorado Territory" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopeida at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_Territory (accessed 19 June 2012).
  5. Adrian B. Ettlinger, AniMap 3.0 : with SiteFinder U.S. place name database (Alamo, Calif.: Gold Bug, 2008), Colorado 1861 map. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL CD-ROM no. 4903.
  6. Handybook, 99, Huerfano County, Colorado.
  7. Ettlinger, see the Colorado 1866 map.
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