Denver Online Resources
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,
it to me & I'll add it.
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
For today's news in the Denver area:Rocky Mountain News - Obituaries - click on the word "obituaries" in the gray background at the top of page
Post Online - Obituaries
Western History and Genealogy at Denver Public Library - Obituary Index
Archives & Records Administration (NARA) online genealogy pages.
How to Search FamilyHistory in the BLM Records (Bureau
of Land Management), or go straight to the search page: Land Patent
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.
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.
Pictorial Roster - Twentieth General Assembly of Colorado
Rita's Colorado Clues
Denver High School
Graduate Photos I
Graduate Photos, II
North Denver High School
by Pen and Picture (1898)
History in Post Cards
Vintage post cards of
Denver, it's buildings, parks, etc.
& Colorado Genealogy Resources
(American History & Genealogy Project)
Library, University of Denver, Special Collection/Archives
Adoption Search & Reunion Resources
1900: Census Citations for Orphan Listings*
*Remember that Denver was in Arapahoe County in 1900.
1920: Census Citations for Orphan Listings
Colorado State Archives—
Tour of the Colorado State Home for Dependant and Neglected Children
Orphanages in the United States -- Denver
American Battle Monuments Commission.
City Home Guards Co. A and B
When you get to the site
enter "Union" (there were no Confederate regiments)
and "Colorado Territory." At this site you will find the following:
- 1st Regiment, Colorado Cavalry
- 2nd Regiment, Colorado Cavalry
- 2nd Regiment, Colorado Infantry
- 3rd Regiment, Colorado Cavalry
- 3rd Regiment, Colorado Infantry
- Denver City Home Guards, Colorado Infantry
- McLain's Independent Battery, Colorado Light Infantry
War Risk Insurance Applicants 1916 - 1919
War II Casualties–Denver
State Archive Military Records Online
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
Biography & History:
History of the City of Denver & Business Directory
The City of Denver a thirteen page article from
1888 Harper's Monthly, with illustrations. Text Only Version
Denver History - currently looking for updated url
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
donor of the land for the Colorado State Capitol Building.
Bill, Miracle on Cherry Creek, 1973 with:
Index of Names & List
of Illustrations Index
of Names No frills version
Lodo Mural Project from
Clara Brown (1800 - 1885)
Josephine Aspenwall Roche (1886 - 1976)
Dr. Susan Anderson (1870 - 1960)
Mary Rippon (1850 - 1935)
Elizabeth Piper Ensley (c. 1850 - 1919)
Teresita Sandoval (1811-1894)
Nichols Churchill, the "Queen Bee"
Dana Hudkins Crawford (b. 1931)
Virginia Donaghe McClurg (1857 - 1931)