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  • Colorado State University

    Wikipedia Colorado State University (also referred to as Colorado State and CSU) is a public research university located in Fort Collins, in the U.S. state of Colorado. The university is the state's land grant university, and the flagship university of the Colorado State University System. The current enrollment is approximately 32,236 students, including resident and non-resident instructi...

  • Jefferson County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Colorado. Official Website On August 25, 1855, the Kansas Territorial Legislature created Arapahoe County to govern the entire western portion of the territory. The county was named for the Arapaho Nation of Native Americans that lived in the region. On June 22, 1858, gold was discovered along the South Platte ...

  • Denver City & County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Denver, Colorado. Official Website History In the summer of 1858, during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush, a group of gold prospectors from Lawrence, Kansas established Montana City as a mining town on the banks of the South Platte River in what was then western Kansas Territory. This was the first historical settlement in what was lat...

  • American Old West

    Designed to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc. Notable people of the American Old West Artists Frederic Remington - Artist who specialized in the American Old West Explorers Sacajawea , S...

  • Logan County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Logan County, Colorado. Official Website Logan County, named for Civil War general General John A. Logan, was established in 1887. Adjacent Counties Cheyenne County, Neb. Sedgwick County Kimball County, Neb. Weld County Washington County Morgan County Yuma County

  • Larimer County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Larimer County, Colorado. Official Website Larimer County was created in 1861, and was named after General William Larimer. Unlike that of much of Colorado, which was founded on the mining of gold and silver, the settlement of Larimer County was based almost entirely on agriculture, an industry that few thought possible in the r...

  • Lincoln County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lincoln County, Colorado. Official Website The county was established in 1889 and named for President Abraham Lincoln. Adjacent Counties Kit Carson County Cheyenne County Kiowa County Crowley County El Paso County Pueblo County Elbert County Arapahoe County

  • Grand County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grand County, Colorado. Official Website Grand County was created February 2, 1874. It was named after Grand Lake and the Grand River, an old name for the upper Colorado River, which has its headwaters in the county. Adjacent Counties Gilpin County Boulder County Larimer County Clear Creek County Summit County Eagl...

  • Colorado with Counties, Cities and Towns Project

    This is a project for Colorado and it Counties. You may place relations here and in the county. (Name of Community),(Name of County),(Name of State). Person of Contact: Chris L.Mathews Please go to following link for more information.

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  • Las Animas County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Las Animas County, Colorado. Official Website Created in 1866, the county takes its name from the Mexican Spanish name of the Purgatoire River, originally called El Río de las Ánimas Perdidas en el Purgatorio, which means "River of the Lost Souls in Purgatory." Adjacent Counties Bent County Otero County Baca County Col...

  • Lake County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lake County, Colorado. Official Webiste Lake County was one of the original 17 counties created by the Colorado legislature on November 1, 1861. As originally defined, Lake County included a large portion of western Colorado to the south and west of its present boundaries. The county was named for Twin Lakes. Placer gold was fou...

  • Prowers County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Prowers County, CO.

  • La Plata County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in La Plata County, Colorado. Official Website Created on February 10, 1874, the county was named for the La Plata River and the La Plata Mountains. "La plata" means "the silver" in Spanish. It is home to Durango Rock Shelters Archeology Site, the type site for the Basketmaker II period of Anasazi culture. Adjacent Counties Hin...

  • Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Colorado Springs is the county seat of El Paso County. Official Website History Before it was founded, the site of modern-day Colorado Springs, Colorado, was part of the American frontier. Old Colorado City, built in 1858 during the Pike's Peak Gold Rush was the Colorado Territory capital. The town ...

  • El Paso County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in El Paso County, Colorado. Official Website Overview In July 1858, gold was discovered along the South Platte River in Arapahoe County, Kansas Territory. This discovery precipitated the Pike's Peak Gold Rush. Many residents of the mining region felt disconnected from the remote territorial governments of Kansas and Nebraska, so t...

  • Adams County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Adams County, Colorado . History On May 30, 1854, the Kansas–Nebraska Act created the Territory of Nebraska and Territory of Kansas, divided by the Parallel 40° North (168th Avenue in present-day Adams County). The future Adams County, Colorado , occupied a strip of northern Arapahoe County, Kansas Territory, immediately south of ...

  • Kit Carson County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kit Carson County, Colorado. Official Website The county was established in 1889 and named for American frontiersman and Indian fighter Kit Carson. Adjacent Counties Cheyenne County, Kan. Yuma County Sherman County, Kan. Cheyenne County Lincoln County Wallace County Washington County

  • Kiowa County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kiowa County, Colorado. Official Website On November 29, 1864, more than a decade before Colorado became a state and long before Kiowa County was formed, a massacre of Native Americans, a group of old men, women, and children, occurred on Sand Creek that initially was greeted as a victory in the Colorado War against hostile Indian...

  • Park County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Park County, CO.

  • Boulder County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Boulder County, Colorado. Official Website History Boulder County was one of the original 17 counties created by the Territory of Colorado on November 1, 1861. The county was named for Boulder City and Boulder Creek, so named because of the abundance of boulders in the creek which hampered early gold prospecting efforts. Boulder...

  • Yuma County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Yuma County, CO.

  • Washington County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, Colorado. Washington County was named after George Washington, 1st President of the United States Towns, cities, communities and ghost towns: +Denotes the county seat ^ Denotes ghost towns ^Abbott - +Akron - Anton - ^Arickaree - ^Burdett - Cope - ^Elba - Last Chance - Lindon - Messex - Otis - Pinneo - ...

  • Italians in Colorado

    This project will gather information about people who were born in Italy and who died in Colorado. Featured Profiles Alfonso de Borbón y Dampierre 1936–1989 Died in a Skiing Accident at Beaver Creek Resort George Capelli 1888–1990 Centenarian Domenica Dalla 1870–1918 Silverton Victim of the Flu Pandemic Carmine Fiorella 1882–1917 Kicked in the Head by a Horse in Leadville Pasquale...

  • Fremont County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fremont County, Colorado. Official Website Fremont County was founded in 1861, in central Colorado. It is named for John C. Frémont, a 19th-century explorer and presidential candidate. Rural Fremont County is the location of 15 prisons; most of these are operated by the state. ADX Florence, the only federal Supermax prison in th...

  • Sedgwick County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sedgwick County, CO.

  • Cheyenne County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cheyenne County, Colorado. Cheyenne County was created with its present borders by the Colorado State Legislature on March 25, 1889, out of portions of northeastern Bent County and southeastern Elbert County. It was named after the Cheyenne Indians who occupied eastern Colorado. Adjacent Counties Kit Carson County Wallace Co...

  • Jackson County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jackson County, Colorado. Official Website The county was created in 1909 and named for US President Andrew Jackson. Adjacent Counties Albany County, Wyo. Grand County Larimer County Routt County Carbon County, Wyo. Towns & Communities Brownlee Coalmont Cowdrey Gould Hebron Old Homestead Owl Pea...

  • Garfield County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Garfield County, Colorado. Official Website The county is named in honor of United States President James A. Garfield. Adjacent Counties Eagle County Grand County, Utah Routt County Pitkin County Mesa County Rio Blanco County Uintah County, Utah

  • Huerfano County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Huerfano County, Colorado. Huerfano County was created by the Territory of Colorado on November 1, 1861. There are countless reports of vast New Spain and Native American gold treasures that lay hidden in the hills and mountains of Huerfano County including the Arapahoe Princess Treasure. Two Spanish forts were located in Huerfano C...

  • Ouray County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ouray County, CO.

  • Hinsdale County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hinsdale County, Colorado. Official Website The county is named for George A. Hinsdale, a prominent pioneer and former Lieut. Governor of Colorado Territory. Adjacent Counties Gunnison County Saguache County Ouray County Archuleta County Mineral County La Plata County San Juan County

  • Cornish in Colorado

    This project will gather information about people who were born in Cornwall and who died in Colorado. Cornwall is one of the Celtic nations. Many Cornish people came to Colorado during the mining boom. They were called "Cousin Jack" or "Cousin Jenny". Featured Profiles Susan Benson 1859–1944 Autobiographer Levinia Champion 1837–1912 Subject of the Book No Wealth for Levinia John Johns...

  • Pueblo City & County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pueblo City or County, Colorado. Official City Website Official County Website Adjacent Counties El Paso County Lincoln County Crowley County Otero County Las Animas County Huerfano County Custer County

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  • Clear Creek County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Official Website Clear Creek County was one of the original 17 counties created by the Colorado legislature on 1 November 1861, and is one of only two counties (along with Gilpin) to have persisted with its original boundaries unchanged. It was named after Clear Creek, which runs down from the contine...

  • Gunnison County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gunnison County, Colorado. Official Website In 1876 Colorado entered the Union and Gunnison County was formed. 1879 was a year of expansion due to the miners, speculators and adventurers seeking wealth. The cattle industry was established by 1880. The short growing season was not conducive to farming and the ranchers had to level ...

  • Fort Collins, Colorado

    Add residents of Fort Collins, Colorado from any time period to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. Acting Jon Heder Jake Lloyd Business Kim Jordan Jeff Lebesch Charity Sister Mary Alice Murphy Colorado State University Temple Grandin Sonny Lubick Thomas "Tom" Sutherland History Franklin Capen A...

  • Greeley, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Greeley, Weld County, Colorado. Official Website History Wikipedia The town was named after Horace Greeley, editor of the New-York Tribune, who came to Colorado in the 1859 Pike's Peak Gold Rush. It was founded as the Union Colony in 1869, an experimental utopian society, but the name was later changed in honor of Greeley. Gov...

  • Weld County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Weld County, CO.

  • Rio Blanco County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rio Blanco County, CO.

  • Gilpin County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gilpin County, Colorado. Official Website The county was formed in 1861, while Colorado was still a territory, and was named after Colonel William Gilpin, the first territorial governor. Adjacent Counties Boulder County Jefferson County Grand County Clear Creek County Cities & Communities Black Hawk Central C...

  • Conejos County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Conejos County, Colorado. Official Website Overview The first European known to visit this area was Don Diego de Vargas in 1694, but he left behind no colonists. In 1708, Juan de Uribarri passed through searching for run-away Indian slaves. Conejos County was one of the original 17 counties created by the General Assembly of t...

  • Alamosa County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Alamosa County, Colorado . Alamosa County was created by the Colorado legislature on March 8, 1913, out of northwestern Costilla County . Adjacent Counties Saguache County Huerfano County Costilla County Conejos County Rio Grande County

  • Fort Lyon National Cemetery

    Wikipedia Fort Lyon National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located near the city of Las Animas in Bent County, Colorado. Find a Grave

  • Fort Lewis College

    Wikipedia Fort Lewis College is a public liberal arts college located in Durango, Colorado. FLC is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, with additional program-level accreditations in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, and Marketing; Athletic Training...

  • Arapahoe County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Arapahoe County, Colorado . Official Website History On August 25, 1855, the Kansas Territorial Legislature created a huge Arapahoe County to govern the entire western portion of the Territory of Kansas. The county was named for the Arapaho Nation who lived in the region. In July 1858, gold was discovered along the South Platt...

  • Elbert County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Elbert County, Colorado. Official Website Elbert County was created on February 2, 1874. The county was named for Samuel Hitt Elbert, the Governor of the Territory of Colorado when the county was formed. It was formerly part of Greenwood County, Colorado Territory. Adjacent Counties Arapahoe County Lincoln County Douglas...

  • Eagle County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Eagle County, Colorado. Eagle County was created by the Colorado legislature on February 11, 1883, from portions of Summit County. It was named after the Eagle River, which runs through the county. The county seat was originally set in Red Cliff, Colorado, but was moved to the town of Eagle in 1921. The Ground Hog Mine, near Red C...

  • Otero County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Otero County, CO.

  • Douglas County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Colorado. Douglas County was one of the original 17 counties created in the Colorado Territory by the Colorado Territorial Legislature on November 1, 1861. The county was named in honor of U.S. Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois, who died five months before the county was created. Adjacent Counties Arapahoe...

  • Summit County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Summit County, CO.

  • Dolores County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dolores County, Colorado. History Dolores County's western portions were densely populated between 900 and 1300 AD. Population estimates of as many as 10,000 population, with villages of hundreds of rooms, have been made by archaeologists and other researchers. But this population was destroyed or migrated elsewhere, apparently fo...

  • Delta County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Delta County, Colorado. Official Website Delta County was created by the Colorado legislature on February 11, 1883, out of portions of central Gunnison County. The county was named from a delta of arable land at the mouth of the Uncompahgre River, where it flows into the Gunnison River. Adjacent Counties Mesa County Gunnis...

  • Custer County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Custer County, Colorado. Official Website Overview Custer County was created by the Colorado legislature on March 9, 1877, out of the southern half of Fremont County. It was named in honor of Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer, who had died the previous year. The county was the site of a silver rush during the 1870s. Thousand...

  • Crowley County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Crowley County, Colorado. Overview Crowley County was created by the Colorado legislature on May 29, 1911, out of the northern portions of Otero County. Previously both were parts of Bent County. The county was named for John H. Crowley, senator from Otero County to the state legislature at the time of the split. Its original inha...

  • Costilla County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Costilla County, Colorado. Costilla County was the first area of Colorado to be settled by European-Americans. Hispanic settlers from Taos, New Mexico, officially established San Luis on April 9, 1851. Costilla County was one of the original 17 counties created by the Territory of Colorado on November 1, 1861. The county was named f...

  • Colorado Silver Boom

    Add people who came to Colorado to look for silver or to work in the silver industry between 1879 and 1893 to this project. People who came between 1541 and 1876 might qualify for the Colorado Pioneers Project . People who came between 1859 and 1861 might qualify for the Colorado Gold Rush Project . You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. History The Col...

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  • Colorado School of Mines

    Wikipedia Colorado School of Mines, also referred to as "Mines" and "CSM", is a public teaching and research university in Golden, Colorado, devoted to engineering and applied science, with special expertise in the development and stewardship of the Earth's natural resources. CSM placed 75th in the 2015 US News & World Report "Best National Universities" ranking. Notable Alumni

  • Colorado State University–Pueblo

    Wikipedia Colorado State University–Pueblo (CSU–Pueblo) is a regional comprehensive public institution of higher learning located in Pueblo, Colorado, United States and considered to be the flagship university for the Pueblo region. CSU-Pueblo is a member of the Colorado State University System (CSU System), along with the system's flagship and the state's land-grant university, Colorado Stat...

  • Colorado Mesa University

    Wikipedia Colorado Mesa University (CMU) is a public university in Grand Junction, Colorado. The university's primary campus is in central Grand Junction. The university also has other campuses as well: Bishop Campus, which houses Western Colorado Community College in northwestern Grand Junction; and a regional campus in Montrose, Colorado. Colorado Mesa University grants associate degrees, b...

  • Colorado Namesakes

    Counties, Cities, Towns, Communities Adams County Alva Adams 1850–1922 Thornton – Daniel Thornton 1911–1976 Archuleta County Antonio D. Archuleta Baca County Felipe Baca Bent County William Wells Bent 1809–1869 Boulder County Lafayette – Lafayette Miller 1840–1878

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  • Colorado College

    Wikipedia The Colorado College (also known as CC) is a private liberal arts college in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States, near the foot of the Rocky Mountains. It was founded in 1874 by Thomas Nelson Haskell. The college enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduates at its 90-acre (36 ha) campus, 70 miles (110 km) south of Denver. The college offers 42 majors and 33 minors, and has a stu...

  • Western Television Shows

    Televisions shows that depicted the Old West that ran approximately 1940-1975. The studio and network (NBC) were set on ending the Vriginian series, as evidenced by rivals CBS and ABC making demographic moves away from rural oriented shows (see "rural purge" for more information). The final episode aired on March 24, 1971 ending its 9-season run. Bonanza ended its 14 season run on January 16,...

  • Chaffee County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chaffee County, Colorado. Official Website Chaffee County has a confusing origin. Between February 8 and February 10, 1879, Carbonate County was created by the Colorado legislature out of northern Lake County. On February 10 the two counties were renamed, with the southern part of Lake County becoming Chaffee County, and Carbonate...

  • Montrose County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Montrose County, CO.

  • Broomfield City and County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Broomfield, Colorado. Official Website History The municipality of Broomfield was incorporated in 1961 in the southeastern corner of Boulder County. While it is unsure how it received its name, most researchers guess it is from the broomcorn grown in the area, a tall sorghum that farmers sold for use as brooms and whisk brooms. ...

  • San Juan County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in San Juan County, CO.

  • Montezuma County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Montezuma County, CO.

  • Routt County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Routt County, CO.

  • Aurora, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Aurora, Colorado . Official Website History Aurora originated in the 1880s, as the town of Fletcher, taking its name from Denver businessman Donald Fletcher who saw it as a real estate opportunity. He and his partners staked out four square miles east of Denver , but the town - and Colorado - struggled mightily after the Silver ...

  • Bent County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bent County, Colorado. History As Colorado experienced population growth following the American Civil War, government had to be closer to the people for commerce and justice to be better served in growing communities. Territorial Bent County was created in February 1870, followed by Greenwood County the following month. The June 1...

  • Rio Grande County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rio Grande County, CO.

  • Baca County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Baca County, Colorado . History Baca County was created by the Colorado legislature on April 16, 1889, out of eastern portions of Las Animas County . Baca County was named in honor of pioneer and Colorado territorial legislator Felipe Baca. Prior to the 1880s there was little activity in the county, other than along the Cutoff B...

  • Arvada, Colorado

    A Lorraine Anderson Ralph "Bill" Ashton Ralph E. Ashton 1896–1981 B Richard Bartlett Lee Layton Beghtol 1888–1964 Eugene Emory Benjamin 1883–1944 William John Bennett 1885–1947 James Biggins Jr. 1892–1964 Terri Binder C Steve Camins Royce Collier Karen Connor Shelley Cook Ron Culbertson D Alfred Lee Davis 1865–1950 Bob Dyer E Pam Easto...

  • Archuleta County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Archuleta County, Colorado . Official Website Archuleta County was created by the Colorado legislature on April 14, 1885, out of western Conejos County . It was named for Jose Manuel Archuleta , "head of one of the old Spanish families of New Mexico ", and in honor of his son Antonio D. Archuleta , who was the Senator from Conejos...

  • Moffat County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Moffat County, CO.

  • Morgan County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Morgan County, CO.

  • Mineral County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Mineral County, CO.

  • Native American Tribes of Colorado

    Links Naming Conventions Ancient Pueblo Peoples Nations Apache Arapaho Cheyenne George Bent 1843–1918 Owl Woman Comanche Shoshone Ute Chipeta 1843–1924 Ouray 1833–1880 Wikipedia History of Colorado

  • Teller County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Teller County, CO.

  • Victims of the Flu Pandemic: Colorado

    The 1918 flu pandemic (January 1918 – December 1920) was an unusually deadly influenza pandemic, the first of the two pandemics involving H1N1 influenza virus. It infected 500 million people across the world, including remote Pacific islands and the Arctic, and killed 50 to 100 million of them—three to five percent of the world's population—making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in hu...

  • Pitkin County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pitkin County, CO.

  • Phillips County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Phillips County, CO.

  • Saguache County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Saguache County, CO.

  • Colorado Freedom Memorial

    The Colorado Freedom Memorial was dedicated in 2013 at the Springhill Community Park in Aurora. Medal of Honor William Edward Adams 1939–1971 Links Colorado Freedom Memorial Foundation

  • Crime in Colorado

    High-Profile Criminals and Locations of Their Crimes Lou Blonger 1849–1924 Denver Jack Graham 1932–1957 Longmont Eric Harris 1981–1999 Columbine James Holmes , Aurora Dylan Klebold 1981–1999 Columbine Edward O'Kelley 1857–1904 Creede Alferd Packer 1842–1907 Benjamin Ratcliff 1841–1896 Clarence Smaldone 1916–2006

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  • People Named Colorado

    This project will gather information about people whose first or middle name was Colorado. See Also Colorado Surname

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  • Colorado Pioneers

    Add people who came to what is now the state of Colorado between 1541 and 1876 to this project. People who came between 1859 and 1861 might qualify for the Colorado Gold Rush Project . People who came between 1879 and 1893 might qualify for the Colorado Silver Boom Project . You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. History In 1541, Francisco Vasquez de Co...

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  • Jews of Colorado

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Colorado . is a great resource about the Jews of Leadville, their names, occupations, and lives

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  • San Miguel County, Colorado, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in San Miguel County, CO.

  • State of Colorado

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . The state of Colorado was organized as a U.S. territory on February 28, 1861 from parts of Kansas, Nebraska, Utah, and New Mexico territories. It includes land acquired by the U.S. under the Louisiana Purchase (1803), the Annexation of Texas (1845), and Mexican Cession (1848). Colorado was admitted to the Union on August 1, 1876. Please do ...

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Mountain

    North American Tribes Mountain Includes the Following States Colorado | Idaho | Montana | Utah | Wyoming Includes the Following Tribes Apache Arapaho Arikara Assiniboin Atsina Bannock Blackfeet (Siksika) Cheyenne Chippewa Comanche Cree Crow Dakota Jicarilla Kiowa Kiowa Apache Kutenai Mandan Nez Percé Navaho Paiute Paloos Pawnee Piegan Pueblos Salish Shoshonean Family Shoshoni Si...

  • Colorado Gold Minning in Rush

    The Pike's Peak Gold Rush (later known as the Colorado Gold Rush) was the boom in gold prospecting and mining in the Pike's Peak Country of western Kansas Territory and southwestern Nebraska Territory of the United States that began in July 1858 and lasted until roughly the creation of the Colorado Territory on February 28, 1861. An estimated 100,000 gold seekers took part in one of the greates...

  • Colorado Women's Hall of Fame

    Inductees 2014 Elizabeth Morley Cowles 1925–2009 Julia Archibald Holmes 1838–1887 Elizabeth Wright Ingraham 1922–2013 2012 Laura Gilpin 1891–1979 Temple Grandin 2010 Madeleine Albright Hattie McDaniel 1895–1952 Alice Bemis Taylor 1877–1942

  • United States Senators from Colorado

    United States Senators from Colorado United States Senators from Colorado (U.S. Senate website): List of United States Senators from Colorado (with wikipedia links):

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  • No Wealth for Levinia

    Levinia Perry arrived in Mountain City, Colorado Territory, from Cornwall, England, on September 21, 1863. The day she stepped off the stagecoach, she married her sweetheart Hugh Champion, who had waited for her for two long years. This book, authored by her granddaughter Amy Hoskin Hill and adapted by the author's grandson Dennis Mayfield, tells the true story of Levinia's struggles in the m...