Colorado County TXGenWeb Project

Welcome to the USGenWeb Project Pages for Colorado County, Texas!

— volunteers working together to provide free genealogy and county history data —

Burials

Alphabetical list of ALL known burials in the county at Nesbitt Memorial Library web site

Cemeteries

ALL known burials in each Colorado County cemetery,
Cemetery histories, descriptions, photographs
Updated 8/27/14

Census Records

A complete set with most indexed
Includes slave, agricultural and mortality schedules

Obituaries

Over 12,000 obituaries now online!
Many with photographs, most linked to cemeteries
Updated 9/30/14

Communities

Histories, photographs, related links

Maps

Modern and historical

Online Data

Includes court records,
list of early citizens, postmasters and much more

Nesbitt Memorial Library

Archival holdings, Bill Stein's "ungilded" history
of the county, extensive online data, much more

Vital Records

Births, Marriages, Deaths

Biographies

Entries from early books & modern genealogists

The Military

Online data pertaining to wars
in which men/women of our county have participated

Church and Bible Records

Online birth, death, marriage, & confirmation
records, data from family Bibles

Reminiscenses & Recollections

Early Colorado County as it was remembered

Families of Colorado County

Genealogy web sites
Also Family Group Photographs & Family Reunions

Schools

Photographs, histories,
newspaper articles, records

Lookups

Lookup offers for cemetery listings,
marriages, 1850 census, books, and more

Family Group Sheet Project

In cooperation with Colorado County
Historical Commission

Historical Markers

Text from area markers with photos
Updated 5/20/14

Neighboring Counties

TXGenWeb sites

Photographs

Share your old photographs,
identify others, Photo Index

Newspapers

Online images, both new and old,
as well as extracted articles

USGenWeb Archives Project

Colorado County research materials

Message Board

Submit and/or view queries
Archived Queries

Colorado County Mailing List

Ask questions, share knowledge about
research in Colorado County

Colorado County was formed in 1837 from a Mexican Municipality with the county seat in Columbus.

If you find bad or missing links, please notify the Colorado County TXGenWeb Project coordinator.

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The Colorado County TXGenWeb Project is devoted exclusively to history and genealogy. Please check the chamber of commerce or city websites linked under "Communities" for information on recreational and public facilities or government services.

This search engine will not find queries on the Colorado County Message Board which has a separate search engine. It does not cover the Nesbitt Memorial Library web site or other resources outside this site.

In Memory of Two Great Friends of Colorado County History and Genealogy

Dorothy Wallace Albrecht

31 Dec 1929 - 31 Jan 2009
Colorado County TXGenWebCoordinator
2002-2009

Obituary & Other Tributes

Bill Stein

21 Jan 1954 - 9 Dec 2008
Library Director-Archivist, Nesbitt Memorial Library
Columbus, Texas

Obituary & Other Tributes

County Coordinator

Rox Ann Johnson is now serving as the coordinator of the Colorado County TXGenWeb Project. She is the daughter of past coordinator, Dorothy Albrecht. Due to pressing responsibilities she is currently unable to handle look-up requests. Please see the Look-Up Volunteers page for others who may be able to help you. Do feel free to contact Rox Ann regarding information or photographs you would like to contribute to this web site.

If you can offer any assistance with lookups or data, please let Rox Ann know.

 

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