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of these sites are from sources outside the Denver County COGenWeb
Project. You will need to use your browser's "BACK"
button to return to this page from some sites.
If you would like to add your site, or if you know of other resources already online, please, send it to me & I'll add it.
National Archives & Records Administration (NARA) online genealogy pages.
All about the Colorado State Capitol Building (A Colorado State Archives web site.)
Data Files (Denver
Among the items found here are an index of obituary & funeral notices that appeared in the Denver Post and/or Rocky Mountain News for the years 1939-1943 and 1960-2000. You can also find a record of the 1861 Colorado Territorial Election with a list of the voters, and other records of genealogical value.
Denver Public Library Western History / Genealogy Department Photo Collection
"Includes all properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the Colorado State Register of Historic Properties"
The National Obituary
Written up in Dick Eastman's electronic genealogy newsletter as an excellent source.
Rita's Colorado Clues You'll bookmark this one!
History in Post Cards
Vintage post cards of Denver, it's buildings, parks, etc.
Denver County AHGP (American History & Genealogy Project)
Penrose Library, University of Denver, Special Collection/Archives
Colorado, 1900: Census Citations for Orphan Listings*
*Remember that Denver was in Arapahoe County in 1900.
Colorado, 1920: Census Citations for Orphan Listings
Colorado State Archives
Virtual Tour of the Colorado State Home for Dependant and Neglected Children
Jewish Orphanages in the United States -- Denver
Civil War -Denver City Home Guards Co. A and B
When you get to the site enter "Union" (there were no Confederate regiments) and "Colorado Territory"
Colorado State Archives - The Colorado State Archives has many databases included in a search engine on their site. The newest database is the Denver Death Index 1870-1905! Check their site out.
This site is an excellent source for those interested in Denver's history as well as its genealogical past. Some of the things you can find is a list of all Denver Mayors; most have a photo and/or a brief biography. And you certainly don't want to miss "Denver Characters" about sixteen of Denver's most famous citizens. Do plan to explore the whole site; it's well worth the time and effort.
Excerpts & Biographical Sketches from Smiley's 1901 History of Denver
Henry Cordes Brown, donor of the land for the Colorado State Capitol Building.
Who for Denver and Colorado; 1940-41-42
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More The Lodo Mural Project from Denver:Clara Brown (1800 - 1885) Josephine Aspenwall Roche (1886 - 1976) Dr. Susan Anderson (1870 - 1960) Mary Rippon (1850 - 1935) Elizabeth Piper Ensley (c. 1850 - 1919) Margaret "Molly" Tobin Brown (1867-1932)
Virginia Lee Hill (her site)
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