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Morgan County Colorado
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Founded February 19, 1889
Took its name from Fort Morgan. The original fort was in existence from 1865-1868. It was established as a protection post against the Indians and was originally called "Junction" or "Camp Wardell". In 1866 the post became known as Fort Morgan in memory of Colonel Christopher A. Morgan, who died earlier that year. 
[source: Colorado State Archives]


High Plains

Picture of high plains from CO 52 north of Ft. Morgan, CO
[From wikipedia, under the public domain license]


Towns and Cities

* Brush * Fort Morgan * Hillrose * Hoyt
* Log Lane Village * Wiggins
  

 

 

 Online Data

Biographies

Births

Census

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

Marriages

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Aug 2013:  WW2 Casualties;  obit for WARREN

Previous Updates


We're looking to add the transcribed data from the vital records, biographies from the county histories as well as the county history information itself, transcriptions of obituaries, burial data from cemetery trompings and/or readings, the data from military pensions and other service records; enumerations from census years, any newspaper gleanings for the family members including birth announcements, marriage announcements, death notices/obits and anything in between - in short, the data you used to build your family tree (rather than the tree itself since we don't have the space or manpower to accept gedcoms and trees)


 

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