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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Chaves_County,_New_Mexico|Chaves County]]'' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://co.chaves.nm.us/ Chaves County Courthouse]<br>401 N Main Street<br>Roswell, NM 88201-4726<br>Phone: 505.624.6614&nbsp;<br><br>'''''County Clerk''''' has marriage, land and military records from 1900; '''''District Court Clerk''''' has probate records from 1900, divorce and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Catron County, New Mexico page 473, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1889--'''Chaves County was created from Lincoln County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Roswell
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*Up until '''1821''' -&nbsp; [[New Spain]] controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an [http://www.mcu.es/archivos/MC/AGI/index.html archives] in Seville, Spain, or to [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|archives]] in Mexico City. <br>
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*From 1821 until '''1846''' -&nbsp;[[Mexico]] had jurisdiction over the land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of this period may have been sent to [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|archives]] in Mexico City. United States forces occupied New Mexico starting in 1846 during the {{wpd|Mexican-American War}}.
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*'''1848''' -&nbsp; Land that became Chaves County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican War ended with ratification of the {{wpd|Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo}}.<br>
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'''1889--'''Chaves County was created 25&nbsp;February 1889&nbsp;from [[Lincoln County, New Mexico|Lincoln]] County.<ref name="HBG" />
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[De Baca County, New Mexico|De Baca]]
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*[[Eddy County, New Mexico|Eddy]]
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*[[Lea County, New Mexico|Lea]]
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*[[Lincoln County, New Mexico|Lincoln]]
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*[[Otero County, New Mexico|Otero]]
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*[[Roosevelt County, New Mexico|Roosevelt]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=68803 South Park Cemetery, Roswelll] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|New Mexico}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has the [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=66 Roswell Daily Record] (1916-2009) available online.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/nm/chaves/vitals/births/chvbirth.txt 1903-1907 Birth Records]<br>
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Roswell New Mexico Family History Center]]
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**Roswell, New Mexico<br>
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205512&subject_disp=New+Mexico%2C+Chaves&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|New+Mexico%2C+Chaves|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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County Courthouse

Chaves County Courthouse
401 N Main Street
Roswell, NM 88201-4726
Phone: 505.624.6614 

County Clerk has marriage, land and military records from 1900; District Court Clerk has probate records from 1900, divorce and court records.[1]

History

Parent County

  • Up until 1821New Spain controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an archives in Seville, Spain, or to archives in Mexico City.
  • From 1821 until 1846Mexico had jurisdiction over the land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of this period may have been sent to archives in Mexico City. United States forces occupied New Mexico starting in 1846 during the Mexican-American War.
  • 1848 -  Land that became Chaves County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican War ended with ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

1889--Chaves County was created 25 February 1889 from Lincoln County.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Chaves County, New Mexico Genealogy census records online, see: New Mexico Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Catron County, New Mexico page 473, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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