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Arizona was a county of New Mexico Territory from 1860 to 1863. This county was not a county of Arizona, but did cover land that later became part of Arizona.
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1 Feb 1860 - ARIZONA county (extinct) created by New Mexico Territory from DOÑA ANA county, New Mexico. It was located entirely within present day Arizona.<ref>N.M. Terr. Laws 1859-1860, 9th assy. /p. 74</ref>
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Arizona was a county of New Mexico Territory from 1860 to 1863. This county was not a county of Arizona, but did cover land that later became part of Arizona.  
  
18 Jan 1862 - ARIZONA county (extinct) eliminated when it lost all territory to DOÑA ANA county, New Mexico.<ref>N.M. Terr. Laws 1861-1862, 11th assy. /p. 18</ref>
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=== History  ===
  
28 Jan 1863 - ARIZONA county (extinct) re-created from DOÑA ANA county, New Mexico.<ref>N.M. Terr. Laws 1862-1863, 12th assy. /p.30</ref>
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1 Feb 1860 - ARIZONA County was created by [[New Mexico Genealogy|New Mexico]] Territory from [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico Genealogy|DOÑA ANA County, New Mexico]]. It was located entirely within present day [[Arizona Genealogy|Arizona]].<ref>N.M. Terr. Laws 1859-1860, 9th assy. /p. 74</ref>  
  
24 Feb 1863 - ARIZONA county (extinct) eliminated when the United States created Arizona Territory from the west half of New Mexico Territory.<ref>U.S. Stat., vol. 12, pp. 664-665; Van Zandt, 165</ref>
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18 Jan 1862 - ARIZONA County was eliminated when it lost all territory to [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico Genealogy|DOÑA ANA County, New Mexico]].<ref>N.M. Terr. Laws 1861-1862, 11th assy. /p. 18</ref>
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28 Jan 1863 - ARIZONA County was re-created from [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico Genealogy|DOÑA ANA County, New Mexico]].<ref>N.M. Terr. Laws 1862-1863, 12th assy. /p.30</ref>
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24 Feb 1863 - ARIZONA County finally was eliminated when the United States created [[Arizona Genealogy|Arizona Territory]] from the west half of [[New Mexico Genealogy|New Mexico Territory]].<ref>U.S. Stat., vol. 12, pp. 664-665; Van Zandt, 165</ref>
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===Records ===
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Look for records of Arizona County in
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*[[Dona Ana County, New Mexico]]
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*[http://www.nmcpr.state.nm.us/archives/archives_hm.htm New Mexico State Records Center].
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== References  ==
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{{New Mexico|New Mexico}}
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[[Category:Extinct Counties of New Mexico]]

Latest revision as of 23:47, 25 June 2018

United States
New Mexico
Arizona County, New Mexico (Extinct)

Arizona was a county of New Mexico Territory from 1860 to 1863. This county was not a county of Arizona, but did cover land that later became part of Arizona.

History

1 Feb 1860 - ARIZONA County was created by New Mexico Territory from DOÑA ANA County, New Mexico. It was located entirely within present day Arizona.[1]

18 Jan 1862 - ARIZONA County was eliminated when it lost all territory to DOÑA ANA County, New Mexico.[2]

28 Jan 1863 - ARIZONA County was re-created from DOÑA ANA County, New Mexico.[3]

24 Feb 1863 - ARIZONA County finally was eliminated when the United States created Arizona Territory from the west half of New Mexico Territory.[4]

Records

Look for records of Arizona County in

References

  1. N.M. Terr. Laws 1859-1860, 9th assy. /p. 74
  2. N.M. Terr. Laws 1861-1862, 11th assy. /p. 18
  3. N.M. Terr. Laws 1862-1863, 12th assy. /p.30
  4. U.S. Stat., vol. 12, pp. 664-665; Van Zandt, 165