COLORADO GENWEB PROJECT

SAN MIGUEL COUNTY, COLORADO

Welcome to San Miguel County, Colorado. I'm Vikki Gray, your County Coordinator. All that means is that I handle the computer end of things. Please feel free to make this site your own. You are welcome to submit any San Miguel County data, photos, and any other information that you think would be helpful for genealogical researchers. And I wanted to extend a great big, thank-you to our previous Coordinator, Teri Cleaveland, for her hard work. Thanks, Teri!

San Miguel county was created in 1883 from Ouray. The county seat is Telluride, which is located in the easterly, mountainous part of the county. Population in 1990 was 3653.

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New WHAT'S NEW? Check here to see what has been added since your last visit
BIBLIOGRAPHY For further reading. Some of these are indexed online!
CEMETERIES A list of known cemeteries in the county. Some are indexed.
CITIES, TOWNS & PLACES
DEATHS Taken from Congregational Church Records 1889-1896
New DEATHS San Miguel County deaths extracted from the Social Security Death Index
  FUNERAL HOMES A list of funeral homes that service this area.
LOOKUPS & VOLUNTEERS
MAILING LIST Join the San Miguel County Mailing List and get some help from fellow researchers.
MAPS to aid your research
MARRIAGES Under development. A few records are already posted here.
MINING DEATHS Colorado required mines to report deaths long before other deaths were required to be reported.
OFFICERS Taken from a courthouse plaque
PHOTOS - Page 1
Send your vintage photos in for posting!
PHOTOS - Page 2 Send your vintage photos in for posting!
QUERIES These have been upgraded and combined with the Ancestry Boards. Post/View queries, bios, bible records, deeds, obits, pensions, and wills here. These are a valuable resource and all genealogists need to learn how to use them.
RESEARCH GUIDE FOR COLORADO Added Genealogical Research in Colorado, by Kathleen W. Hinckley, C.G.R.S., National Genealogical Society Quarterly, June 1989, Volume 77 Number 2. Part 1 and Part 2.
RESOURCES Where to write for information
SURNAMES Please note that this list is archived here for historical purposes, but new surnames should be posted to the Query Board.
WW I DRAFT REGISTRATIONS courtesy of Ray Banks
WW I - TROOP H Taken from plaque in the San Miguel County Courthouse..
 
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