User:NelsonKC/Sandbox/New Mexico, Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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- 1 What is in the Collection?
- 2 What Can these Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing this Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in the Collection?[edit | edit source]
To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]
|You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.|
What Can these Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
Sample Images[edit | edit source]
How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]
To begin your search, it would be helpful to know:
- The name of your ancestor
- The place where your ancestor lived
- The approximate date of the land transaction
View the Images[edit | edit source]
View images in this collection by visiting the
Select Record Type, Year Range, and Volume number or letter
How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.
What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
If these are indexes, the original records may contain additional information than was not indexed, or the information might have been indexed incorrectly. You may want to search for the original record at the https://www.archives.gov/denver National Archives].
I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- In case you need to find this record again later, copy the citation below in the Citing This Collection section.
- Use the age or estimated birth date to find county or New Mexico Vital Records such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records.
- Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in the United States Census, 1900 (FamilySearch Historical Records) records. Witnesses were usually family members.
- Use the information found in the record to find Tax Records.
- Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
- Search for death or burial information in BillionGraves Index.
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives.
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching a nearby locality Arizona Land and Property.
- Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
- Check the info box above for additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may assist you in finding similar records.
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of New Mexico.
Citing this Collection[edit | edit source]
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
A citation will be available on the Collection Details page when the collection is published.
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]
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