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CAR. Clerk and Recorder

 Record Group
Identifier: CAR
Records of the Clerk and Recorder's Office

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Abstract of Land Entries, 1863-1915

 Item — Volume 1
Identifier: Series-140
Scope and Contents Abstract of land entries for lands held in Jefferson County, Colorado with a few entries for Park and Douglas Counties. Land entries are the transactions that transfer public lands from the United States to private ownership. Arranged by section, township and range. Lists number of acres, name of entryman, date of proof, and any remarks or notes. Notes document mineral land, state land, patents, state patents, and at least one cemetery. While it is not known when this book was created or how...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1863-1915

Agricultural Statistics, 1874-1899

 Collection
Identifier: Series-102
Scope and Contents

In accordance with an act of Colorado's Fourth General Assembly in 1883 to collect and publish agricultural and other statistics, crop data was collected during the months of May and June each year by the Jefferson County Assessor. The county's totals were then compiled and reported to the State of Colorado by the County Clerk.

Dates: Record Keeping: 1874-1899

Book of Town Plats, 1867-1882

 Series — Volume 1
Identifier: Series-244
Scope and Contents Book of original plats of towns and additions in Jefferson County, Colorado Territory, as filed with the County's Clerk and Recorder. Collection contains plats of: Kinney's Addition to Golden City (1867); Barber's Addition to Golden City (1867); Johnson Addition to Golden City (1868): Bush and Fisher Addition to Golden City (1870); Smith's New Survey of Golden City (1869); Mt. Vernon Town Site (1867); Arvada Town Site (1870); Welch Addition to Golden (1871); Golden City (1868);...
Dates: Recorded: 1867-1882

Citizen Petitions, 1868-1961 (Bulk 1868-1939)

 Series
Identifier: Series-234
Scope and Contents Small collection of petitions appealing to the Board of County Commissioners with respect to particular causes. Petitions were filed with the Clerk and Recorder and contain the names and addresses (or city of residence) of concerned citizens. Early petitions include establishing or changing voting precincts and declaring certain areas "Anti-Saloon Territory" while later petitions encourage or protest the granting of liquor licenses as well as other important issues. Collection does not...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1868-1961; Majority of material found within 1868-1939

Colorado Census, Jefferson County Schedule, 1885

 Item — Volume 1
Identifier: Series-101
Scope and Contents

Hand-written, alphabetical listing of persons enumerated in Jefferson County during the first census of the State of Colorado in 1885. Each entry indicates name, race, gender, age, marital status and birthplace of every person living in a household at the time.

Dates: 1885

Livestock Brand Registrations, 1868-1997 (Bulk 1868-1899)

 Collection
Identifier: Series-104
Scope and Contents Records of livestock brands and earmarks registered in Jefferson County, Colorado. The Stock Brand Index book shows name of brand owner, drawing of brand or mark, placement on the animal and book and page in which the brand certificate was recorded. Two early record books (books 16 and IIA only) contain the certificate of stock brand or the deed of registration. Book IIA includes a few entries of people from Gilpin, Park, Boulder, Arapahoe, Clear Creek and Otero counties. Collection...
Dates: Record Keeping: 1868-1997; Record Keeping: Majority of material found within 1868-1899