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  • Fairview Cemetery, Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Fairview Cemetery is a 32-acre cemetery owned by the city of Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. A cemetery for area pioneers, the cemetery was founded in 1895 on the west side of the city, but there were earlier burials on the land. The land was donated by Anthony Bott in exchange for water rights. Bott was a founder of Colorado City, now known as Old Colorado City. It offers views of ...

  • 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 of Co...

  • 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 they...

  • 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 later ...

  • 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 Platte Rive...

  • 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 * Fremont County

  • American Old West

    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 , Shoshone...

  • Montrose County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Montrose County, Colorado.= Official Website =Established in 1883, the county is named for the county seat of Montrose, which in turn is named for Sir Walter Scott's novel A Legend of Montrose by Oliver D. "Pappy" Loutzenhizer and Joseph Selig. Adjacent Counties * Mesa County * Delta County * Gunnison County * Ouray County * San Juan ...

  • 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 the ...

  • Weld County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Weld County, Colorado. Official Website The Jefferson Territory never received federal sanction, but on February 28, 1861, U.S. President James Buchanan signed an act organizing the Territory of Colorado. On November 1, 1861, the Colorado General Assembly organized 17 counties, including Weld County, for the new Colorado Territory....

  • Lakeview Cemetery, Sugar City, Colorado

    This project is for those buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Sugar City, Crowley County, Colorado. The cemetery is also known as Sugar City Cemetery. Find a Grave

  • 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 inhabita...

  • Washington County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, Colorado. Washington County was named after Geroge Washington , the first president of the United States. Adjacent Counties Logan County Yuma County Morgan County Adams County Arapahoe County Lincoln County Kit Carson County

  • Mizpah Cemetery, Platteville, Colorado

    The Mizpah Cemetery, located on Weld County Road 32 (Grand Avenue) east of State Highway 85, is the oldest public cemetery still in operation in Weld County. In 1926, the Mizpah Club, formerly known as the Sandhill Women made improving the Cemetery their club project. The Town supplied the water, and agreed to match dollar for dollar what the Club could raise to benefit their work at the Cemet...

  • 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 region...

  • Simla Cemetery, Simla, Colorado

    This project is for those buried in Simla Cemetery, Simla, Elbert County, Colorado. Located off Hwy 24 and Ute Avenue in the northeast part of Simla, Colorado. This cemetery is owned and maintained by the town of Simla. The cemetery seems to have started about 1900, judging from the existing markers. It is well maintained. Find a Grave Interment.com Colorado Gravestones

  • Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colorado

    Riverside is 77 developed acres and was founded in 1876. Riverside is Denver's oldest operating cemetery and is designated as a National Historic District. There are over 67,000 people are buried at Riverside. Riverside Cemetery is owned and operated by Fairmount Cemetery Company. Riverside was built along the South Platte River in 1876, hence the "river side." Some of the notable people burie...

  • 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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  • Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado

    Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado is located in Grand Junction, Colorado. Find a Grave

  • Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Colorado

    This project is for those interred in the Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado.Mount Olivet Cemetery was dedicated on September 25, 1892, and is the final resting place for some 150,000. The cemetery features a number of mausoleums including the Madonna, Mother Cabrini, Christ The King, St. Francis of Assisi, Ascension, St. Anthony, Garden, Circle, and the Lake.Among t...

  • Sanford Cemetery, Sanford, Colorado

    This project is for those buried in Sanford Cemetery, Sanford, Conejos County, Colorado. Find a Grave Colorado Gravestones Billion Graves

  • 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 the Ter...

  • 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

  • Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, Cripple Creek, Colorado

    This project is for those buried in Mount Pisgah Cemetery, Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado. The cemetery is located on the eastern slope of Mount Pisgah, overlooking Cripple Creek to the east. From Bennett Avenue in Cripple Creek (the main street), drive to the west end and turn right at B Street. Turn left at Carr Avenue and drive approximately one-half mile. The cemetery entrance is o...

  • Teller County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Teller County, Colorado. Official Website A few years after gold was discovered in Cripple Creek, political differences between area miners and mine owners, many of whom lived in Colorado Springs, resulted in the division of El Paso County. Created in 1899, Teller County was carved from the western slope of Pikes Peak, and was name...

  • University of Northern Colorado

    Wikipedia The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) is a public baccalaureate and graduate research university with approximately 12,000 students and six colleges. Founded in 1889, the university’s main campus is located in Greeley, Colorado, about an hour north of Denver, with extended campus locations in Loveland, Denver, and Colorado Springs. Established as the State Normal School of Colo...

  • University of Colorado Boulder

    Wikipedia The University of Colorado Boulder (UCB, commonly referred to as CU, Boulder, CU-Boulder, or Colorado) is a public research university located in Boulder, Colorado, United States. It is the flagship university of the University of Colorado system and was founded five months before Colorado was admitted to the union in 1876. In 2010, the university consisted of nine colleges and sch...

  • University of Colorado Denver

    Wikipedia The University of Colorado Denver is a public research university in the U.S. state of Colorado. It is part of the University of Colorado system. The university has two campuses—one in downtown Denver at the Auraria Campus, and the other at the Anschutz Medical Campus located in neighboring Aurora. The single university is the result of the 2004 consolidation of the University of C...

  • 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 Co...

  • Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Colorado

    Founded in 1890, Fairmount is Denver’s second oldest cemetery. The grounds, monuments and community spaces were designed on a grand scale and to stand the test of time. For generations, Denver’s most prominent families have counted on Fairmount to provide a serene and beautiful resting place for their loved ones. Explore Fairmount’s rich history. In its first year alone, Fairmount received alm...

  • Fort Logan National Cemetery

    Wikipedia Find a Grave Fort Logan National Cemetery is a National Cemetery in Denver, Colorado. Fort Logan was named after Union General John A. Logan, commander of US Volunteer forces during the American Civil War. It contains 214 acres and has over 122,000 interments as of 2014.

  • 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 C...

  • 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 Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Mesa County, Colorado

    This project is a table of contents for all projects relating to this County of Colorado. Please feel free to add profiles of anyone who was born, lived or died in this county. Mesa County is one of the 64 counties of the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 146,723. The county seat is Grand Junction. The county was named for the many large mesas in the area, includ...

  • 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 * Colfax 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 * Hinsdale ...

  • Summit County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Summit County, Colorado. Official Website Summit County was organized as one of the seventeen original Colorado counties by the First Territorial Legislature on November 1, 1861. It was named for the many mountain summits in the county. Adjacent Counties Grand County Clear Creek County Park County Lake County Eagle C...

  • Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Colorado

    This project is for those who are buried in Linn Grove Cemetery, Greeley, Weld County, Colorado. Linn Grove Cemetery was purchased on June 1, 1874.The owner was Joseph Shattuck. He named his farm Linn Grove Farm. The city kept the name. It was originally 45 acres and was bought for $500. Today the cemetery covers 65 acres. The original cemetery which was called "The Union Colony Cemetery" was...

  • 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. Governor...

  • Regis University

    Wikipedia Regis University is a private Jesuit university in Denver, Colorado. It was founded by the Society of Jesus in 1877 and is a member of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Regis is divided into five colleges: Regis College, The Rueckert-Hartman College for Health Professions, the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, the College of Computer and Information Sciences...

  • 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; Ch...

  • 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 stud...

  • 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, ba...

  • 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

    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 instruction s...

  • 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 State ...

  • 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

  • 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 River...

  • Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Colorado Springs, Colorado

    This project is for those who are interred in the Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Notable Interments Ruth Etting (1896-1978) - Entertainer, Actress, Singer Newton F. "Newt" Heisley (1920-2009) - Designer of the POW-MIA flag Ethel Merman (1908-1984) - Entertainer, Actress, Singer Links Official Website Find a Grave

  • 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, Kan. Washington County

  • Sedgwick County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sedgwick County, Colorado. The county was named for Fort Sedgwick, a military post along the Platte Trail, which was named for General John Sedgwick. Adjacent Counties Deuel County, Neb. Perkins County, Neb. Phillips County Logan County Cheyenne County, Neb. Towns Julesburg (County Seat) Ovid Sedgwick ...

  • San Miguel County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in San Miguel County, Colorado. Official Website San Miguel County was given the Spanish language name for "Saint Michael" due to the nearby San Miguel River. In 1875, the Smuggler gold vein was discovered near Telluride. The Smuggler-Union, Tomboy, and Liberty Bell mines combined produced over a hundred tons of gold by 1920, third in...

  • San Juan County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in San Juan County, Colorado. Official Website History Long before European settlement, the area was regularly explored by the Anasazi, and later the Utes, who hunted and lived in the San Juans during the summer. There is also speculation that Spanish explorers and fur traders ventured into the area in the 1600s and 1700s. Permane...

  • 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 Garramo...

  • Montezuma County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Montezuma County, Colorado.= Official Website =Montezuma County was created by the Colorado Legislature in April 1889. It was named in honor of Moctezuma II, who reigned as emperor of the Aztec Empire in Mexico during its decline at the hands of the Spanish invasion. Adjacent Counties * Dolores County * San Juan County * San Juan Coun...

  • Phillips County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Phillips County, Colorado. Official Website The county was created in 1889 and was named in honor of R.O. Phillips, a secretary of the Lincoln Land Company, who organized several towns in Colorado. Adjacent Counties Perkins County, Neb. Chase County, Neb. Yuma County Logan County Sedgwick County Cities, Towns & C...

  • Place projects

    Place projects are projects on Geni that are focused of a specific geographical place or region. Places profiles are also the precursor to the upcoming Place Profiles feature.=Place project portals= Includes countries and kingdoms, and other top level place project. ==Geographical==* Australia * Canada * Europe** Al-Andalus ** Austro-Hungarian-Empire ** Belarus ** Czech Republic-Bohemia ** Croa...

  • Morgan County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Morgan County, Colorado.= Official Website =The county was established in 1889 and was named after old Fort Morgan, which in turn was named in honor of Colonel Christopher A. Morgan. Adjacent Counties * Logan County * Weld County * Washington County * Adams County Cities, Towns & Communities *Blue Sky*Brush*Fort Morgan (County Seat)*G...

  • 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 County...

  • Rio Grande County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rio Grande County, Colorado. Official Website The county was established in 1874 and is named for the Rio Grande, which flows through the county. Adjacent Counties Archuleta County Conejos County Alamosa County Saguache County Mineral County Cities, Towns & Communities Alpine Center Del Norte (County Sea...

  • 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 * Eagle County

  • Saguache County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Saguache County, Colorado. Official Website Saguache County was formed December 29, 1866, in the Territory of Colorado. Its name is derived from the Ute language term for “sand dune.” Adjacent Counties Chaffee County Fremont County Custer County Huerfano County Alamosa County Rio Grande County Mineral County

  • Routt County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Routt County, Colorado. Official Website Routt County was created out of the western portion of Grand County on January 29, 1877. It was named in honor of John Long Routt, the last territorial and first state governor of Colorado. Placer gold was found near Hahns Peak in 1864 as part of the Colorado Gold Rush. Adjacent Counties ...

  • Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, Colorado

    This project is for those who are buried in Riverside Cemetery, Sterling, Logan County, Colorado. Find a Grave Interment.net Billion Graves

  • Riverside Cemetery, Lamar, Colorado

    This project is for those buried in Riverside Cemetery, located on 1009 East Maple Street, Lamar, Prowers County, Colorado. Many gravestones in the cemetery were lost due to a flood in 1965. Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Riverside Cemetery, Fort Morgan, Colorado

    This project is for those who are buried in Riverside Cemetery, located on 601 8th Avenue, Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado. Notable Burials Philip Kindred Dick (1928-1982) - Author Links Find a Grave Billion Graves

  • Rio Blanco County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rio Blanco County, Colorado. Official Website Rio Blanco County was created on March 25, 1889 and is named for the White River, that runs through it. On May 17, 1973, Rio Blanco County became one of two counties in Colorado to have a peaceful nuclear explosion as a part of Operation Plowshare. There were three nearly simultaneous ...

  • Mineral County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Mineral County, Colorado.= Official Website =Established in 1892, the county was named for the many valuable minerals found in the mountains and streams of the area. Adjacent Counties * Archuleta County * Rio Grande County * Hinsdale County * Saguache County Towns & Communities *Bachelor City*Creede (County Seat)*Spar City*Wagon Wheel...

  • 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 the Uni...

  • Prowers County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Prowers County, Colorado. Official Website Formed in 1889, the county is named in honor of John Wesley Prowers, a leading pioneer in the lower Arkansas River valley region. Adjacent Counties Kiowa County Greeley County, Kan. Hamilton County, Kan. Stanton County, Kan. Bent County Baca County Cities & Towns ...

  • Pitkin County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pitkin County, Colorado. Official Website Created in 1881, the county is named in honor of the late Colorado Governor Frederick Walker Pitkin. Pitkin County has the seventh-highest per capita income of any U.S. county. Measured by mean income of the top 5% of earners, it is the wealthiest U.S. county. Adjacent Counties Eagl...

  • Park County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Park County, Colorado. Official Website Established in 1861, the county was named after the large geographic region known as South Park, which was named by early fur traders and trappers in the area. Park County has been and is the location of several important mines, including the defunct Orphan Boy, which was discovered near Alm...

  • Ouray County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ouray County, Colorado. Official Website Ouray County was formed on 18 January 1877, the first county designated by the newly formed Colorado State Legislature. It was named for Chief Ouray, a distinguished Ute Indian chief. Because of its rugged mountain topography, Ouray County is also known as the Switzerland of America. Adjac...

  • Otero County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Otero County, Colorado. Official Website The county was established in 1889 and was named for Miguel Antonio Otero, a La Junta town founder. Adjacent Counties Crowley County Kiowa County Bent County Las Animas County Pueblo County Cities, Towns & Communities Cheraw Fowler La Junta (County Seat) La Jun...

  • Mountain View Cemetery, Longmont, Colorado

    This project is for those buried in Mountain View Cemetery, located on 620 11th Avenue, Longmont, Boulder County, Colorado. Longmont was founded in 1871 by a group of people from Chicago, Illinois as the second colony in Colorado territory. The original date of the Mountain View Cemetery is not known definitively, but the first recorded burial was of John F. Owen in May of 1876, and this is ju...

  • Memory Gardens, Fort Morgan, Colorado

    This project is for those buried in Memory Gardens, located on 601 West 8th Avenue, Fort Morgan, Morgan County, Colorado. Find a Grave

  • Olinger Highland Mortuary & Cemetery, Thornton, Colorado

    This project is for those interred in Olinger Highland Mortuary & Cemetery, Thornton, Adams County, Colorado.The cemetery is located on 10201 Grant Street and is also known as Highland Cemetery and Highland Mortuary & Cemetery . Notable Interments *Ron Smith (1943-2013) - NFL Player Links Find a Grave

  • Old Fairplay Cemetery, Fairplay, Colorado

    This project is for those who are buried in the Old Fairplay Cemetery located on Kyll Street in Fairplay, Park County, Colorado. Find a Grave

  • 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

  • United States Senators from Colorado

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

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  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Mountain

    North American Tribes===Mountain==Includes the Following States Colorado | Idaho | Montana | Utah | Wyoming Includes the Following TribesApache 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 Siksika (Blackfe...

  • 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 Avery 1849–1923* Elizabeth Hick...

  • 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

  • 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 found at...

  • 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 continent...

  • 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 Coun...

  • Moffat County, Colorado

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Moffat County, Colorado.= Official Website =Moffat County was created on February 27, 1911. The county was named for David H. Moffat, a Colorado tycoon who died in 1911. In the late 1890s and early 1900s, all state District Courts were held in Denver, in the State courthouse there, due to a lack of funds to build courthouses locally. ...

  • 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 Count...

  • Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Mausoleum - Colorado Springs, Colorado

    This project is for all those interred in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery & Mausoleum in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado.The cemetery is located on 3825 Airport Road. Links Official Website Find a Grave Tombstone-Inscriptions Billion Graves

  • 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 City (County Sea...

  • 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. Ove...

  • 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 C...

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  • 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*Pearl*Rand*Spicer*Teller City*...

  • 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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  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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, 18...

  • 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 not add p...

  • 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, 1...

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