Colorado Family History Societies (A-F)

This section lists the state-wide associations of Colorado.  It then lists county associations from Boulder to Foothills giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

Statewide

County

Statewide Societies

Colorado Genealogical Society

The society was founded in 1924 and is the oldest in the state.  They publish a quarterly journal and a Subject Index to the first 70 volumes covering 1939-2009 is available to download from the site, as is a surname index for volumes 1 to 71, which covers 1939-2010.  

The society also publishes a quarterly newsletter and it is possible to peruse past issues covering August 2008 to November 2010.  

Many publications are available for sale, which include Arapahoe Co. 1885 State Census and The Colorado Genealogist Vol. 1-20 which includes surname indexes.  

An index to State Marriages 1858-1939 is available on Denver Public Library website.

Website:-

http://www.cogensoc.us

Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies

The association was established in 1980.  The Society has a list of Member Associations on their site.  The association was very proud to host the National Genealogical Society's conference in 1998.

Website:
http://www.cocouncil.org


County Societies

Boulder Genealogical Society

You can peruse a list of Boulder Co. place names on the site.  They have also completed indexes to the Green Mountain Cemetery Interment Book covering 1904-2005 and the Boulder Daily Camera Obituary for 1960-1969 and 1970-1974 and these are available to purchase. 

They are in the process of compiling an index to Boulder Co. Pioneers and you are able to download the index covering 1803-1876.

Website:
http://www.bouldergenealogy.org

Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society

Several on-line indexes that have been completed by Group Members are accessible, including:

  • Arapahoe Co. Marriages 1940-1965
  • Civil War Volunteer Records 1861-1865
  • First Presbyterian Church of Littleton Registers 1883-1982
  • Littleton Independent Newspaper Obituaries
  • Littleton United Methodist Church - Indexed Records 1894-1985
  • Nickels-Hill-Drinkwine Mortuary Records 1915-1950
  • St Paul's Episcopal Church Registers 1871-1919
  • St Timothy's Episcopal Church Registers 1951-1983
  • Small Cemeteries Index

There is also a list of surnames currently being researched by members.

Website:
http://www.columbinegenealogy.com

Foothills Genealogical Society

The society was founded in 1980.  Their site contains:

  • Business Records/Indexes
  • Cemetery Records/Indexes
  • County Records/Indexes for Clear Creek, Gilpin, Jefferson and Park Counties
  • ilitary Records/Indexes

They also have School Records/Indexes for Jefferson County and Park County, along with Marriage Records for Park County. 

In addition, they have details of ongoing projects.  The society also has a six-monthly newsletter called The Foothills Enquirer and they have name and subject indexes to this publication from 1981-2010. 

You can also peruse the Foothills Enquirer Volumes 5-10 which covers 1985-1990.  Online indexes to several books and magazines are also accessible.

Website:
http://www.foothillsgenealogy.org