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How to find birth records, marriage records and death records, Colorado



FamilySearch identified the most complete online indexes for birth, marriage, and death information.



Birth - Where can I find birth records?

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Due to the lack of complete online birth indexes for Colorado, use index collections with incomplete coverage and substitute records found on the What else you can try - Colorado Births page.


Marriage - Where can I find marriage records?

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• 1850s-2000s: Colorado Marriage Collections Did you sign into FamilySearch? If not, do so now to view more available databases. at FamilySearch - (List of collections) Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006
Colorado, County Marriages, 1864-1995
United States Western States Marriage Index



If the marriage record was not found, try this next:

• 1800s-1990s: United States Marriages, Colorado at FindMyPast ($)




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Death - Where can I find death records?

Limited Index Availability:

Due to the lack of complete online death indexes for Colorado, use index collections with incomplete coverage and substitute records found on the What else you can try - Colorado Deaths page.







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