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''[[United StatesGenealogy|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Colorado Genealogy|Colorado]]'' [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Logan County'''<br>
Guide to '''Logan County, Colorado ancestry, genealogy and family history, and genealogy''' , birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br> {{Click|Image:CO_ORP.png|Colorado Online Genealogy Records}}{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Logan County | county_map = Colorado Logan County.png| state = Colorado| state_map = Colorado.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1887| founded date = February 25| seat = Sterling | building image = ColoradoLoganCourthouse.jpg| building address = Logan County Courthouse<br>315 Main Street<br>Sterling, CO 80751-4349<br>Phone: 970.522.1544<br>[http://www.logancountyco.gov/ '''Logan County Website'''] }}
{| style="width:18%; float:right"|-|<center>{{Click|image:CO_ORP.png|Colorado_Online_Genealogy_Records}}</center>|-|{{Infobox U.S. County 2016 |organized= February 25, 1887|county seat= Sterling|parent county= [[Weld County, Colorado Genealogy|Weld]] <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>|variant spellings=|county1= [[Cheyenne County, Nebraska Genealogy|Cheyenne (NE)]]|county2= [[Kimball County, Nebraska Genealogy|Kimball (NE)]]|county3= [[Morgan County, Colorado Genealogy|Morgan]]|county4= [[Phillips County, Colorado Genealogy|Phillips]]|county5= [[Sedgwick County, Colorado Genealogy|Sedgwick]]|county6= [[Washington County, Colorado Genealogy|Washington]]|county7= [[Weld County, Colorado Genealogy|Weld]]|county8= [[Yuma County, Colorado Genealogy|Yuma]]</br><center>[[Logan County, Colorado Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>|county9=|county10= |county courthouse= [[Image:ColoradoLoganCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]|county location in state= [[Image: Colorado Logan County Courthouse .png|185x185px]]|adoption=}}|}<div style="width:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; padding:0px">__TOC__</div>== County Information ==
=== Description ====== County Clerk Recorder has marriage records from 1887 <br>and military records from 1914; County Healther Department<br>has birth and death; County&nbsp;Assessor has land records&nbsp;from 1875;<br>District Court has probate, naturalization and&nbsp;divorce&nbsp;records;<br>County Court has court records<ref nameCourthouse =="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Logan County, Colorado. Page 100 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHLCO Courthouse Intro|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002Logan}}.</ref>
'''Logan County Courthouse'''<br>315 Main Street<br>Sterling, CO 80751-4349<br>Phone: 970.522.1544<br>[http://www.logancountyco.gov/ Logan County Website]<br><br>County Clerk Recorder has marriage records from 1887 and military records from 1914; <br>County Health Department has birth and death; <br>County Assessor has land records from 1875;<br>District Court has probate, naturalization and divorce records;<br>County Court has court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Logan County, Colorado. Page 100 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp= Historical Facts =At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
=== Logan County, Colorado Record Dates ==={| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="21"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="67" | <center>'''Beginning dates Dates for major county recordsMajor County Records'''</center>
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| width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="middle#e4d8e5" align="center" | <center>'''[[Logan County, ColoradoGenealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''</center> | width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="middlecenter" | <center>'''[[Logan County, ColoradoGenealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center> | width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="middlecenter" | <center>'''[[Logan County, ColoradoGenealogy#Death|Death*]]'''</center> | width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="middlecenter" | <center>'''[[Logan County, ColoradoGenealogy#TaxationCourt Records|TaxCourt]]'''</center> | width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="middle#e4d8e5" align="center" | <center>'''[[Logan County, ColoradoGenealogy#Land_and_PropertyLand and Property Records|Land]]'''</center> | width="1614.62%" valignbgcolor="middle#e4d8e5" align="center" | <center>'''[[Logan County, ColoradoGenealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''</| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center>" | '''[[Logan County, Colorado Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="1614.62%" valignalign="middle" style="height: 25px;center" | <center>*<br></center> | width="1614.62%" valignalign="middle" style="height: 25px;center" | <center>1887 <ref name="red book">''The Red Book, American State, County, and Town Sources''. Edited by Alice Eichholz. (Ancestry, Provo; 3d ed, 2004.) Colorado article by Birdie Monk Holzclaw and Marsha Hoffman Rising. page 93.</ref>*<br></center> | width="1614.62%" valignalign="middle" style="height: 25px;center" | <center>*<br></center> | width="1614.62%" valignalign="middle" style="height: 25px;center" | <center><br></center> | width="1614.62%" valignalign="middle" style="height: 25px;center" | <center>1866<ref name="red book" /><br></center> | width="1614.62%" valignalign="middle" style="height: 25px;center" | <center>1887&nbsp; <ref name="red book" /><br></center>| width="14.2%" align="center" |
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="67" | <center>'''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Logan County, Colorado#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Logan County, Colorado#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Logan County, Colorado#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''</center>
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==== County Seat =Record Loss ==={||-|There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
Sterling <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  ==== Parent County ====|}
=== Boundary Changes ===
{{CO Boundary Changes Intro|Logan}}
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*'''1887--'''Logan County was created 25 February 1887 from [[Weld County, Colorado Genealogy|Weld]] County.
*'''County seat:''' Sterling<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> <br>
==== Neighboring Counties ==== [[Image:Cologan.jpg|350px|Cologan.jpg]] *[[Cheyenne County, Nebraska Genealogy|Cheyenne County, Nebraska]] *[[Kimball County, Nebraska Genealogy|Kimball County, Nebraska]] *[[Morgan County, Colorado Genealogy|Morgan]] *[[Phillips County, Colorado Genealogy|Phillips]] *[[Sedgwick County, Colorado Genealogy|Sedgwick]] *[[Washington County, Colorado Genealogy|Washington]] *[[Weld County, Colorado Genealogy|Weld]] *[[Yuma County, Colorado Genealogy|Yuma]] ==== Record Loss ==== There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.}
=== Resources Populated Places ==={{CO Populated Places Intro|Logan}}The following are locations in Logan County, Colorado:
==== Bible Records =History Timeline ==={{CO Historical Timeline Intro|Logan}}
==Resources == Biography ===={{CO Resources Intro|Logan}}
==== Business Bible Records and Commerce ===={{CO Bible Intro|Logan}}
==== Cemeteries Biographies ===={{CO Biographies Intro|Logan}}
*Riverside Cemetary<br>18611 U S Hwy 6<br>Sterling=== Business, Commerce, and Occupations ==={{CO 80751<br>970-522-2907Business Records Intro|Logan}}
*Sunset Memorial Gardens<br>163339 County Road 41<br>Sterling, === Cemeteries ==={{CO 80751<br>970-522-0931Cemeteries Intro|Logan}}
{| widthstyle ="90border:1px solid black; width:66%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="6" border="1; "
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| widthcolspan="30%2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" alignstyle="centerborder:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | Cemeteries of Logan County, Colorado'''Tombstone Transcriptions online and in Print'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="print</center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''>
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" | * [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=7&GScnty=278&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]| bgcolor="* [http://cogenweb.com/lincoln/ COGenWeb]* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/logan.htm#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|520857|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}cems COGenWeb Archives]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | * [http://www.findagraveusgwtombstones.org/colorado/logan.comhtml Tombstone Project]* [http://cgi-bincoloradogravestones.org/fgsearch.cgiphp?pagecid=csr38&CScnlm=s&CScntrylast=4&CSstfm=7s&CScntyfirst=278 FindagraveColorado Gravestones]* [https://familysearch.comorg/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Logan%20County%2C%20Colorado%22~&collection_id=2026973 Billion Graves]
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| width="21%" bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[http://cogenweb.comThe Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</lincoln/ COGenWeb]center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" | * {{FHL|520857|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=cemeteries+Logan+County%2C+Colorado&qt=results_page WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#action=search_cemetery Billion Graves]
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| bgcolorwidth="#F0F0F021%" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/co/logan.htm#cems COGenWeb Archives]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" || bgcolorstyle="#F0F0F0border:1px solid black" ||-<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/colorado/logan.html Tombstone Project]| bgcolorstyle="#F0F0F0border:1px solid black" || bgcolorvalign="#F0F0F0top" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | * [http://coloradogravestoneswww.findagrave.orgcom/cgi-bin/searchfg.phpcgi?cidpage=38csr&lmCScn=s&lastCScntry=4&fmCSst=s7&firstCScnty= Colorado Gravestones278 Findagrave.com]| bgcolor* [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#action="#F0F0F0" |search_cemetery Billion Graves]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |
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| bgcolorcolspan="#F0F0F02" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Logan%20County%2C%20Colorado%22~&collection_id=2026973 Billion Graves]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" || bgcolorstyle="#F0F0F0" ||-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3border:1px solid black" | <center>See '''[[Colorado Cemeteries|Colorado Cemeteries]] ''' for more information.</center>
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*Riverside Cemetary<br>18611 U S Hwy 6<br>Sterling, CO 80751<br>970-522-2907
*Sunset Memorial Gardens<br>163339 County Road 41<br>Sterling, CO 80751<br>970-522-0931
==== Census =Records ==={{CO Census Intro|Logan}}
{{Census|Colorado}}
*'''1860-1940''' Colorado Census Records from 1860 to 1940 at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=378&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Colorado%22%20%2Bsubject%3ACensus FamilySearch.org] — index/images
==== Church Records ===={{CO Church Intro|Logan}}
==== Court Records ===={{CO Court Intro|Logan}}
Numerous records are available at [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado Archives]. To use this link scroll down the page to where it asks for Record Type. Click there and scroll down the list to the records you want and select. The next field asks for county. Select the county you want and then click on Search. You can narrow the search by adding the additional information it asks for.
County and Disctrict Court, ISP and Probation Officer<br>110 W. Riverview Road<br>Sterling, CO 80751<br>
Phone Numbers:<br>County Court: 970-522-1572<br>District Court: 970-522-6565<br>ISP and Probation Officer:970-522-4303
==== Directories ===={{CO Directories Intro|Logan}}
==== Emigration and Immigration ===={{CO Emigration Intro|Logan}}
==== Ethnic, Political, or and Religious Groups ===={{CO Ethnic Groups Intro|Logan}}
==== Gazetteers Funeral Homes ===={{CO Funeral Homes Intro|Logan}}
==== Genealogy Genealogies ===={{CO Genealogies Intro|Logan}}
==== History =Guardianship ==={{CO Guardianship Intro|Logan}}
===== Local History ==Land and Property Records ==={{CO Land Intro|Logan}}
=== Local Histories ==={{CO History Histories Intro|Logan}}
==== Land and Property ===={{CO History Intro}}
=== Maps and Gazetteers ==={{CO Land Maps Intro|Logan}} [[Image:Cologan.jpg|350px|Cologan.jpg]]
==== *[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps ====of Logan County, Colorado Genealogy] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of === Migration ==={{PAGENAMECO Migration Intro|Logan}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
==== Military =Records ==={{CO Military Intro|Logan}}
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ===={{CO Naturalization Intro|Logan}}
==== Newspapers ===={{CO Newspapers Intro|Logan}}
{{CO Newspaper abstracts|Logan}}
*Journal Advocate<br>504 N. 3rd St.<br>Sterling, CO 80751<br>970-522-1990*South Platte Sentinel<br>111 Poplar St.<br>Sterling, CO 80751<br>970-522-8148
*South Platte Sentinel<br>111 Poplar St.<br>Sterling, === Obituaries ==={{CO 80751<br>970-522-8148<br>Obituaries Intro|Logan}}
==== Obituaries =Other Records ==={{CO Other Records Intro|Logan}}
==== Periodicals ===={{CO Periodicals Intro|Logan}}
==== Probate Records ===={{CO Probate Intro|Logan}}
{{CO Probate Intro}}'''Online Records'''*'''1875–1974''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8665 Colorado Wills and Probate Records 1875-1974] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''<br>
==== Public School Records ===={{CO Schools Intro|Logan}}
===== School Tax Records ====={{CO Tax Intro|Logan}}
==== Repositories ===='''1913-1942''' [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Colorado State Archives] has put the Logan County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1913-1942 on-line.
===== Archives ==Vital Records ==={{CO Vital Intro|Logan}}
{{CO Archives}} <br><br>'''1913-1942''' Logan County Inheritance Tax <br>'''1915-1920''' Logan County School Census[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]
===== Family History Centers =Birth ===={{CO Vital Records - Birth Intro|Logan}}
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}} Birth records may become public records when 100 years have elapsed after the date of birth. EXCEPTION: The birth record of any individual who is known to be currently alive will remain confidential even if they are 100 years of age or greater. <ref name="registrar">Letter from Colorado State Registrar, Dated September 1, 2011. Policy Number 2011- 08. http://www.colorado.gov</ref>
*[[Sterling Colorado Family History Center]] ==== Marriage ====*[[Sidney Nebraska Family History Center]] *[[Fort Morgan Colorado Family History Center]]{{CO Vital Records - Marriage Intro|Logan}}
*'''1853-2006''' {{RecordSearch|1932434|Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images*'''1859-1900''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4364 Colorado Marriages, 1859-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index '''$'''*'''1864-1995''' {{RecordSearch|1942851|Colorado, County Marriages, 1864-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1900-1939''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid==== Libraries =====60251 Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index '''$'''
*Sterling Public Library<br>420 North Fifth Street<br>Sterling, ==== Death ===={{CO 80751<br>Telephone: 970Vital Records -522-2023<br>[http://www.sterlingcolo.com/?page_id=122 Sterling Public Library] webpage<br>Death Intro|Logan}}
*Fleming Community Library (SchoolDeath records may become public records when 75 years have elapsed after the date of death. <ref name="registrar" /Public<br>506 Fremont Avenue<br>Fleming, CO 80728<br>Telephone: 970-265-2046
*Northeastern Junior College Monahan Library<br>100 College Avenue<br>Sterling, ==== Divorce ===={{CO 80751<br>970Vital Records -521-6612<br> [http://njc.edu/library Monahan Library] websiteDivorce Intro|Logan}}
==Research Facilities === Museums ====={{CO Research Facilities Intro|Logan}}
===== Societies ==Archives ==={{CO Archives Intro|Logan}}
{{CO Archives}}<br>'''Logan County Genealogical Society1913-1942'''Logan County Inheritance Tax<br>Rt. 1<br>Sterling 80751<br><br>'''1915-1920''' Logan County School Census
'''Logan County Genealogical Society'''<br>753 Taylor St.<br>Sterling, CO 80751<br><br>=== Family History Centers ==={{Family History Centers Intro}}
'''Logan County Genealogical Society'''<br> Po Box 564<br> Sterling, Colorado 80751-0564<br><br> '''Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society'''<br>114 N. Chicago St.<br>Lincoln, Colorado 62656<br>Telephone: 217-732-3200<br>E-mail:*[mailto:lcghs1@hotmail.com lcghs1@hotmail.com]<br>[http://www.logancoil-genhist.org/About/contact.htm Website]<br><br> ==== Taxation ==== {{CO Tax Intro}}  '''1913-1942''' [https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/archives/archives-search Sterling Colorado State ArchivesFamily History Center] has put the Logan County Inheritance Tax Records Index for the years 1913-1942 on-line. ==== Vital Records ==== {{CO Vital Intro}}  '''[[Colorado Vital Records Search|Colorado Vital Records Search]]'''  ===== Birth ===== Birth records may become public records when 100 years have elapsed after the date of birth. EXCEPTION: The birth record of any individual who is known to be currently alive will remain confidential even if they are 100 years of age or greater. <ref name="registrar">Letter from Colorado State Registrar, Dated September 1, 2011. Policy Number 2011- 08. http://www.colorado.gov</ref><br>  ===== Marriage =====  *'''1853-2006''' {{RecordSearch|1932434|Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images *'''1859-1900''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4364 Colorado Marriages, 1859-1900Sidney Nebraska Family History Center] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index '''$'''*'''1864-1995''' {{RecordSearch|1942851|Colorado, County Marriages, 1864-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images *'''1900-1939''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60251 Fort Morgan Colorado, Statewide Marriage Index, 1900-1939Family History Center] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index '''$''' ===== Death =====
Death records may become public records when 75 years have elapsed after the date of death. <ref name="registrar" /><br> == Libraries ==={{CO Libraries Intro|Logan}}
'''Sterling Public Library'''<br>420 North Fifth Street<br>Sterling, CO 80751<br>Telephone: 970-522-2023<br>[http://www.sterlingcolo.com/?page_id===== Divorce =====122 Webpage]<br><br>'''Fleming Community Library (School/Public)'''<br>506 Fremont Avenue<br>Fleming, CO 80728<br>Telephone: 970-265-2046<br><br>'''Northeastern Junior College Monahan Library'''<br>100 College Avenue<br>Sterling, CO 80751<br>970-521-6612<br> [http://njc.edu/library Website]
=== Places Museums ==={{CO Museums Intro|Logan}}== Societies =={{CO Societies Intro|Logan}}'''Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society'''<br>114 N. Chicago St.<br>Lincoln, Colorado 62656<br>Telephone: 217-732-3200<br>E-mail: [mailto:lcghs1@hotmail.com lcghs1@hotmail.com]<br>[http://www.logancoil-genhist.org/About/contact.htm Website]
== Web Sites Websites =={{CO Websites Intro|Logan}}
*{{FHLPlace IDNum|205406|Colorado%2C+|Logan|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CO/Logan/ Logan County, Colorado Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
== References Research Guides =={{CO Research Guides Intro|Logan}}
== References ==<references />{{Colorado|Colorado}}
{{Colorado|Colorado}}[[Category:Logan_County,_Colorado]][[Category:Colorado_Counties]]
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