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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Colorado|Colorado]]&nbsp;&gt; Yuma County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado|Colorado]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Yuma_County,_Colorado|Yuma County]]''  
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Guide to '''Yuma 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 = Yuma County
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| county_map = Colorado Yuma County.png
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| state = Colorado
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| state_map = Colorado.png
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1889
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| founded date = March 15
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| seat = Wray
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| building image =
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| building address = Yuma County Courthouse<br>310 Ash St<br>Po box 467<br>Wray, CO 80758-0426<br>Phone: 970.332.5809<br>[http://www.yumacounty.net/ '''Yuma County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History  ==
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County Clerk has marriage&nbsp;records from 1889 <br>and land records from 1897<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yuma County, Colorado. Page 101 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Parent County ====
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== Historical Facts ==
  
*'''1889--'''Yuma county was created 15 March 1889 from [[Arapahoe_County,_Colorado|Arapahoe]] and [[Washington_County,_Colorado|Washington]] Counties.
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| align="center" width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Yuma County, Colorado#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Yuma County, Colorado#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Yuma County, Colorado#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Yuma County, Colorado#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Yuma County, Colorado#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Yuma County, Colorado#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Yuma County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Yuma County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Yuma County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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'''County seat:''' Wray
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==== County Seat  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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Wray
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==== Parent County ====
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*'''1889--'''Yuma county was created 15 March 1889 from [[Arapahoe County, Colorado|Arapahoe]] and [[Washington County, Colorado|Washington]] Counties.
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Chase County, Nebraska|Chase County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Cheyenne County, Kansas|Cheyenne County, Kansas]]
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*[[Dundy County, Nebraska|Dundy County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Kit Carson County, Colorado|Kit Carson]]
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*[[Logan County, Colorado|Logan]]
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*[[Phillips County, Colorado|Phillips]]
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*[[Sherman County, Kansas|Sherman County, Kansas]]
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*[[Washington County, Colorado|Washington]]
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Resources ===
 
 
==== Populated Places ====
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[[Chase_County,_Nebraska|Chase County, Nebraska]]
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==== Biography  ====
*[[Cheyenne_County,_Kansas|Cheyenne County, Kansas]]
 
*[[Dundy_County,_Nebraska|Dundy County, Nebraska]]
 
*[[Kit_Carson_County,_Colorado|Kit Carson]]
 
*[[Logan_County,_Colorado|Logan]]
 
*[[Phillips_County,_Colorado|Phillips]]
 
*[[Sherman_County,_Kansas|Sherman County, Kansas]]
 
*[[Washington_County,_Colorado|Washington]]
 
  
== 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  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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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 ====
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{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Yuma}}
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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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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===== Libraries  =====
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*Wray Public Library<br>621 Blake St.<br>Wray, CO 80758<br>Phone: (970) 332-4744<br>
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*Yuma Public Library<br>114 West 3rd Ave<br>Yuma, CO 80759<br>Phone: (970) 848-2368<br>Website http://yuma.ipac.dynixasp.com/#focus<br>
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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Yuma Area Genealogical Society<br>PO Box 454<br>Yuma, CO 80759
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==== Taxation ====
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{{CO Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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{{CO Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage  =====
  
Wray Public Library<br>621 Blake St.<br>Wray, CO 80758<br>Phone: (970) 332-4744<br>
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===== Death  =====
  
Yuma Public Library<br>114 West 3rd Ave<br>Yuma, CO 80759<br>Phone: (970) 848-2368<br>Website http://yuma.ipac.dynixasp.com/#focus<br>
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===== Divorce =====
  
Yuma Area Genealogical Society<br>PO Box 454<br>Yuma, CO 80759
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=== Places ===
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205496&subject_disp=Colorado%2C+Yuma&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Colorado%2C+Yuma|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Yuma/ Yuma County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Yuma/ Yuma County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 23:19, 11 June 2013

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

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Yuma County, Colorado
Map
Map of Colorado highlighting Yuma County
Location in the state of Colorado
Map of the U.S. highlighting Colorado
Location of Colorado in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 15, 1889
County Seat Wray
Courthouse
Address Yuma County Courthouse
310 Ash St
Po box 467
Wray, CO 80758-0426
Phone: 970.332.5809
Yuma County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1889
and land records from 1897[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

Wray

Parent County

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local History

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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 Yuma 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
  • Wray Public Library
    621 Blake St.
    Wray, CO 80758
    Phone: (970) 332-4744
Museums
Societies

Yuma Area Genealogical Society
PO Box 454
Yuma, CO 80759

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yuma County, Colorado. Page 101 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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