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Hello and welcome to Garfield County! I'm Vikki Gray, the Garfield County Coordinator. I wanted to extend a big thank you to the previous Garfield County Coordinators, Judy Crook and Bruce O'Dell, whose hard work and dedication made this site possible!
WHAT'S NEW Easily determine what has been changed since your last visit
BIBLIOGRAPHY suggested reading list for Garfield County
CASUALTY LIST - VULCAN MINE 1896-1918, New Castle
CEMETERIES & FUNERAL HOMES includes some transcriptions
(It isn't for all of Garfield County, just Precincts 17 and 22 surrounding (then) Grand Valley)
Surnames A-C, D-J, K-R, S-Z , courtesy of Carol McManus
CITIES, TOWNS, AND PLACES a list of ghost towns and populated places
CHURCHES Garfield County churches and their addresses
COURT RECORDS 1906-1916 At the Colorado State Archives. Select "court records from the drop down box. This includes Divorce records.
GARFIELD COUNTY INHERITANCE TAX 1909-1919, 1926-1942 At the Colorado State Archives
Surnames A-B
Surnames C-D
Surnames E-F
Surnames G-H
Surnames I-K
Surnames L-M
Surnames N-R
Surnames S-T
Surnames U-Z
Lest We Forget:  A Short History of Early Grand Valley, Colorado, originally called Parachute, Colorado, by Erlene Durrant Murray, Grand Junction, Colo.:  1973. 
This great local history book has been indexed courtesy of Judy Crook.
LOOKUPS AND VOLUNTEERS Uncle Sam We really, really, really need help. Check here to see how you can contribute!
MAPS Contains some historical maps

Colorado required mining deaths be reported long before other death records were required.


MINES a list of Garfield County mines from the USGS database
MORTUARY RECORDS These are in the Colorado GenWeb Archives. The Archives contain the Burdge and Schwarz Mortuaries in Glenwood Spgs, and the Crawford Mortuary in New Castle
PHOTOS - Places If you have any Garfield County photos, please send them in!
PHOTOS - People If you have any Garfield County photos, please send them in!
PROGRESSIVE MEN OF WESTERN COLORADO Index from "Progressive Men of Western Colorado", Published 1905, transcribed courtesy of Judy Crook.
QUERY BOARDS The query boards are a great resource and its important that you learn to use them.
RESEARCH GUIDE TO COLORADO An excellent article on Genealogical Research in Colorado. Part 1 and Part 2
RESOURCES where to write for vital records
TRAIN WRECK AT NEW CASTLE Denver Post newspaper account of two trains that collided at New Castle on Sept. 10, 1897. Contains partial list of dead and injured. Courtesy of Leona Gustafson and Rita Timm.
VANADIUM HAUL Details of the U.S. Vanadium Corporation office at Rifle, CO in 1943, courtesy of Lisa Perry
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State Coordinator
Gail Meyer Kilgore
Asst. State Coordinator
Billie Erin Walsh
Asst. State Coordinator
Colleen Pustola
Asst. State Coordinator
Linda Simpson

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