Online Colorado Genealogy Records and Indexes
- Colorado Vital Records
- Marriage and Divorce Records Indexes...
- Colorado Naturalization Records
- Colorado Census Records and Indexes Online...
- Colorado Genealogy Records at Ancestry (requires fee-based subscription) includes...
- Colorado Census Records 1860-1940:
- 1860 Census Index and Images
Colorado (not yet a territory) is included as part of Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico and Utah Territories (requires payment)
- 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 Census Indexes with Scanned Images of the Census Records
- 1885 Colorado State Census Index and Images
- Colorado Military Records...
Colorado Genealogy Records by County
- Colorado State Archives Historical Records Index Search includes...
- Colorado Divorce Records Index, 1880-1939 (Note: some divorce records are indexed under "court case," some under "divorce" as record type)
- Colorado 1870 Census Index
- Colorado Veterans' Grave Registrations, 1862-1949
- Arapahoe County (Includes City of Denver) Marriages, 1861-1868
- Arapahoe County Voter Registrations, 1893-1905
- Arapahoe County Hospital Records, 1895-1899 (this hospital was later called Denver General Hospital; today it is Denver Health Medical Center)
- Boulder County Birth Index, 1892-1906
- Denver (City) Birth Index, 1875-1906
- Highlights of the 1866 City of Denver Business Directory
- Elbert County Birth Index, 1869-1906
- Gilpin County Marriage Index, 1864-1944
- Kit Carson County Birth Report Register, 1892-1907
- Also indexes probate records, wills, military records, marriage and divorce records, and other items for some Colorado counties
- Colorado, Select County Marriages at Ancestry/requires payment; for Denver County (1950-2017), El Paso County/Colorado Springs (1863-2018) and Mesa County/Grand Junction (1883-2018)
- Colorado Marriages, 1859-1900 (Arapahoe, Boulder and Mesa Counties) at Ancestry/requires payment; includes...
- Arapahoe County Marriages, 1859-1901: including territory that became Adams, Denver and other counties
- Boulder County Marriages, 27 June 1864-1900
- Mesa County Marriages, 1883-1900
- Colorado, County Marriage Records and State Index, 1862-2006 at Ancestry/requires payment; includes images of the index cards for the state index (coverage may vary by county, index appears to end in the 1930s); the county marriage records include these counties: Clear Creek, Fremont, Kit Carson, Logan, Moffat, Phillips, Saguache, Sedgwick, Washington, and Yuma -- coverage varies by county (most are for c. mid 1800s-c. 1950s)
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Archives, Libraries, Societies and Miscellaneous
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More Online Genealogy Records and Databases
- Adams County Marriage License Search
- Adams County, Colorado, Marriage License Index, 1960-2010 at Ancestry/free to search
- Arapahoe County (also see the Denver section below)
- Boulder County...
- Clear Creek Pioneers Index
- Colorado Springs: see El Paso County below
- Denver City and County Records also see Arapahoe County above
- Douglas County Marriage Search, 1874-current
- Douglas County Marriage Index, 1864-2000
- El Paso County and Colorado Springs...
- Foothills Genealogical Society Online Databases (for Clear Creek, Gilpin, Jefferson and Park Counties) includes obituaries, World War One draft cards, census records and naturalization records
- Gilpin County Marriage Index, 1864-1944: see the Colorado State Archives Historical Records Index Search above
- Grand County Official Records Search includes marriages
- Grand County Marriage Index, 1874-1974
- Grand Junction - see Mesa County below
- Jefferson County Clerk and Recorder - Records Index Search indexes marriage and civil union applications
- La Plata County Marriage Records Index, 1877-1959
- Lake County: Leadville, Colorado City Directories, 1882-1890 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
- Larimer County...
- Mesa County, Colorado Marriage Index, 1883-2010 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
- Mesa County Clerk and Recorder - Search Recorded Documents includes marriages
- Ouray County Marriage License Index, 1877-2012
- Pitkin County Genealogy Indexes includes marriage records, 1882-1930; census records; cemetery burials; and more