Colorado was settled by people from a wide variety of backgrounds. If you have ancestors who lived in Colorado there are wonderful online and repository resources for finding the records they left and learning about their often colorful lives in the Centennial State.
Annette Burke Lyttle owns Heritage Detective, LLC, providing professional genealogical services in research, education, and writing. She speaks on a variety of genealogical topics at the national, state, and local levels and loves helping people uncover and share their family stories. Annette is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Genealogical Speakers Guild, as well as a number of national, state, and local societies.