Las Animas County, Colorado

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Representative Women of Colorado

Baca, Felipe

Barela, Casimirio

Beshoar, Michael

Bloom, Frank G.

Foster, James Allen

Kreeger, Louis Michael

Rice, Elial J.

Simpson, George S.

Tafoya, Juan C.

Wooton, Richens Lacy (1816 1893)

Entries needed!

1870 Census Index, Abair to Aragon ONLY. Volunteers needed to transcribe further records.


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Cemeteries A list of County Cemeteries.

Tri-County Obituaries. Covers Pueblo, Huerfano, and Las Animas Counties. Right now it is over 17,000 records.

Colorado Mining Fatalities Index (pre-1963) Colorado's major mine accidents, their causes, and names of men killed.

Social Security Death Index


Barela Train Wreck

Colorado Mining Fatalities Index (pre-1963) Colorado's major mine accidents, their causes, and names of men killed.

Trinidad Mining Disaster - 1904 Newspaper accounts, including the names of those who lost their lives in the disaster.

1904 Mine Accident

History, Heroes and Scoundrels

County Pension Rolls. Taken from the Chronicle-News, Trinidad, Colorado, Feb. 24, 1938.

1917 County Officers

Entries needed!

Las Animas County Families. Family Histories from the Trinidad area.


The Trentino (Italy) Family Name. Most of the information is about Trentini who came to work in the Colorado mines. This includes: Census registers and draft lists. The site Owner is: Sal Romano

Emmigrants from Trentino, Italy

Colorado County Organization Timeline. The original seventeen Colorado counties were organized by the First Territorial Legislature on November 1, 1861. That initial organization lasted only six days and then changes to county names, and boundaries started. This listing attempts to summarize the changes.

Visit Trinidad the County Seat.


County Pension Records - A B C

County Pension Records - D E F

County Pension Records - G H I

County Pension Records - J K L

County Pension Records - M N O

County Pension Records - P Q R

County Pension Records - S T U

County Pension Records - V W X Y Z

Civilian Conservation Corps Enrollment Index

Colorado County Evolution. Maps that trace Colorado from just before the Colorado Territory was created through today, showing the evolution of the county borders.

1885 Eastern Colorado

1895 Las Animas County

1920 Las Animas County

Marriages in Las Animas County.

Divorces in Las Animas County.

Las Animas GAR Posts #26 and #29.

Cathay Williams, Female Buffalo Soldier

1871 Surgeon General's Report

Tri- County Korean War Deaths

Colorado Volunteers in the Spanish War

Las Animas County News

Entries needed! Oral Histories, etc.
Early Las Animas Queries.

Las Animas County Photos


Starkville School

Towns of Las Animas County.

Lookup Volunteers.

Directory Helpful addresses for Las Animas County.

Genealogy Discussion Forum

Denver Public Library. Genealogy Department. The Denver Public Library (DPL) acts as the official Resource Center for the state of Colorado and is a regional repository for publications of the U.S. Government.

Vital Records Information - Colorado. This vital records web site contains information on how and where to obtain vital records (such as birth, death, marriage and divorce records) at the state and county level in Colorado.

The City-County page. Find any City, Town or Post Office in Colorado.

Colorado State Government Archives:

Colorado Data Collected by RootsWeb

Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies
A Comprehensive Collection of CO Resources, as found in the Council's "Resource Handbook".

LDS Family History Center Online
A very large online searchable database of Family Surnames and Researched Trees

John Rigdon's Genealogist's Index to the World Wide Web

Genealogy Resources on the Internet. A Comprehensive List of Genealogical Mailing Lists from John Fuller

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites, Guides and help files on the Internet

RootsWeb Guide to Tracing Your Family Tree. Each lesson will include text, suggested reading list, links to some of the relevant resources hosted by RootsWeb, and links to some relevant resources found elsewhere on the Internet.

Roots-L Home Page of the Roots Surname List

LDS Family History Centers
The Largest Collection of Family History Anywhere. Choose a Center near you. Research is Free.

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