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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada|Nevada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Churchill County'''
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Guide to '''Churchill County Nevada genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
| county               = Churchill County
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| county = Churchill County
| county_map           = Nv-churchill.png
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| county_map = Nv-churchill.png
| state               = Nevada
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| state = Nevada
| state_map           = Nevada.png
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| state_map = Nevada.png
| founded year         = 1861  
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| founded year = 1861  
| founded date         = November 25
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| founded date = November 25
| seat wl             = Fallon
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| seat wl = Fallon
| building image       = Nv-churchill-ch.png
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| building image = Nv-churchill-ch.png
| building address     = Churchill County Administrative Complex<BR>155 N. Taylor Street<BR>Fallon, NV 89406
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| building address = Churchill County Administrative Complex<BR>155 N. Taylor Street<BR>Fallon, NV 89406
| web                 = www.churchillcounty.org
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| web = www.churchillcounty.org
| named for           = {{wpd|Sylvester Churchill}}
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| named for = {{wpd|Sylvester Churchill}}
| named for image     = Churchill-sylvester.png
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| named for image = Churchill-sylvester.png
 
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada|Nevada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Churchill County, Nevada|Churchill County]]''
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=== Quick Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Churchill County, Nevada}}
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Churchill County was created in 1861 and named for Fort Churchill (which today is actually in Lyon County), which had been named for General Sylvester Churchill, a Mexican-American War hero who was Inspector General of the U.S. Army in 1861. Churchill County was not organized until 1864, and its county seats were Bucklands (1861-64) which is now in Lyon County, La Plata (1864-68), Stillwater (1868-1904) and Fallon (1904-present). In the nineteenth century there were several attempts to eliminate Churchill County because of its small population, but Assemblyman Lemuel Allen was able to stop it on all occasions including convincing the Governor to veto the bill after it had been passed by both houses in 1875.
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=== Parent County  ===
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'''25 November 1861:''' Churchill County was created as an original county. <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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=== Boundary Changes  ===
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=== Record Loss  ===
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== Places/Localities  ==
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{{Churchill County, Nevada}}
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== Resources  ==
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=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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Churchill County Library<br>553 S Maine St<br>Fallon, NV 89406<br>Telephone 775-423-7581<br>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
=== Biography  ===
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Churchill County, Nevada#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Churchill County, Nevada#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Churchill County, Nevada#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Churchill County, Nevada#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Churchill County, Nevada#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Churchill County, Nevada#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1864*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1885*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1864</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1904</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1904</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Churchill County, Nevada#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Churchill County, Nevada#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Churchill County, Nevada#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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*'''Parent County:''' Churchill County was created 25 November 1861 as an original county. <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''County Seat:''' Fallon
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]] | [[Eureka County, Nevada|Eureka]] | [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]] | [[Nye County, Nevada|Nye]] | [[Pershing County, Nevada|Pershing]]
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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<br> Churchill County was named for Fort Churchill (which today is actually in Lyon County), which had been named for General Sylvester Churchill, a Mexican-American War hero who was Inspector General of the U.S. Army in 1861. Churchill County was not organized until 1864, and its county seats were Bucklands (1861-64) which is now in Lyon County, La Plata (1864-68), Stillwater (1868-1904) and Fallon (1904-present). In the nineteenth century there were several attempts to eliminate Churchill County because of its small population, but Assemblyman Lemuel Allen was able to stop it on all occasions including convincing the Governor to veto the bill after it had been passed by both houses in 1875.
  
*Cemetery records of Nevada: Churchill and Lander counties {{FHL|216136|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Fairview ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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{{Wikipedia|Churchill County, Nevada}}  
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=== Resources  ===
  
=== Census ===
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==== Biography ====
  
*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}
  
==== 1862 ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
*Early Nevada records: certificates of survey, Carson Valley, 1856; 1862 census of Churchill County; 1864 census of Nye County {{FHL|751445|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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*Cemetery records of Nevada: Churchill and Lander counties {{FHL|216136|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}
  
==== 1870 ====
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==== Census ====
  
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*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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*Early Nevada records: certificates of survey, Carson Valley, 1856; 1862 census of Churchill County; 1864 census of Nye County {{FHL|751445|title-id|disp=FHL}}
 
*Missourians in the 1870 census records of Churchill County, Nevada [and]... Douglas County, Nevada {{FHL|199447|title-id|disp=FHL}}
 
*Missourians in the 1870 census records of Churchill County, Nevada [and]... Douglas County, Nevada {{FHL|199447|title-id|disp=FHL}}
  
=== Church History and Records  ===
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==== Church Records  ====
  
==== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ====
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'''Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'''
  
*Fallon
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:*Fallon
  
==== Episcopal ====
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'''Episcopal'''
  
===== Holy Trinity Episcopal =====
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:*Holy Trinity Episcopal<br> http://trinityfallon.diocesenv.org/]<br>507 Churchill Street<br>Fallon, Nevada 89406<br>775–423–3551
  
[http://trinityfallon.diocesenv.org/ http://trinityfallon.diocesenv.org/] <br>507 Churchill Street <br>Fallon, Nevada 89406 <br>775–423–3551
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:*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}<br>Membership rolls 1906 and 1943<br>Baptisms, confirmations, communicants 1907-1933<br>marriages 1913-1940<br>burials 1917-1957
  
*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}<br>Membership rolls 1906 and 1943<br>Baptisms, confirmations, communicants 1907-1933<br>marriages 1913-1940<br>burials 1917-1957
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==== Court Records  ====
  
=== Court Records ===
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==== Directories ====
  
=== Directories  ===
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*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
  
*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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=== Funeral Homes  ===
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==== Funeral Homes  ====
  
 
*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}
 
*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}
  
=== Genealogy ===
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==== Genealogy  ====
 
 
==== Handbooks, manuals, etc. ====
 
  
 
*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
 
*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
  
==== Periodicals ====
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==== History ====
  
*In focus: annual journal of the Churchill County Museum Association {{FHL|579023|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
*Trails to Churchill County&nbsp;: Historical and Genealogical Society quarterly {{FHL|413354|title-id|disp=FHL}}
 
  
=== History  ===
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*The Humboldt range: 19th century mining camps {{FHL|1205143|title-id|disp=FHL}}
 
 
*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
 
*The Humboldt range&nbsp;: 19th century mining camps {{FHL|1205143|title-id|disp=FHL}}
 
  
=== Land and Property  ===
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900&nbsp;: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
 
*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900&nbsp;: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
  
=== Maps ===
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==== Maps ====
  
=== Migration  ===
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==== Migration  ====
  
Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for emigrant settlers included:<ref>National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 2 August 2011).</ref>  
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for emigrant settlers included:<ref>National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 2 August 2011).</ref>  
  
:*[[California Trail]] 1844 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
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:*[[California Trail]] 1844 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California  
:*'''''Truckee (River) Trail''''' 1844 followed the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truckee_River Truckee River] west past [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reno,_Nevada Reno, Nevada] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donner_Pass Donner Pass] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emigrant_Gap Emigrant Gap] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutter%27s_Fort Sutter's Fort] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento, California]). The exact route varied over the years, the most used being the Nevada City Road and Auburn Emigrant Road combination.  
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::*'''''Truckee (River) Trail''''' 1844 crossed the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Mile_Desert#Forty_Mile_Desert Forty Mile Desert] to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truckee_River Truckee River] to follow it west past [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reno,_Nevada Reno, Nevada] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donner_Pass Donner Pass] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emigrant_Gap Emigrant Gap] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutter%27s_Fort Sutter's Fort] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento, California]). The exact route varied over the years, the most used being the Nevada City Road and Auburn Emigrant Road combination.  
:*'''''Carson (River) Trail''''' 1848 (aka '''''Mormon Emigrant Trail''''') crossed the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Mile_Desert#Forty_Mile_Desert Forty Mile Desert] past the west side of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Sink Carson Sink] to pick up the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_River Carson River] near [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallon,_Nevada Fallon, Nevada] up to Hope Valley and Red Lake. The Devil's Ladder then climbed 700 feet (210 m) in half a mile so ropes, chains, and pulleys were required to lift the wagons. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Pass Carson Pass] was followed by the relatively easy West Pass ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkwood,_California Kirkwood, California]) and then on to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollock_Pines,_California Pollock Pines], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placerville,_California Placerville], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutter%27s_Fort Sutter's Fort, California]  
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::*'''''Carson (River) Trail''''' 1848 (aka '''''Mormon Emigrant Trail''''') crossed the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Mile_Desert#Forty_Mile_Desert Forty Mile Desert] past the west side of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Sink Carson Sink] to pick up the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_River Carson River] near [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallon,_Nevada Fallon, Nevada] up to Hope Valley and Red Lake. The Devil's Ladder then climbed 700 feet (210 m) in half a mile so ropes, chains, and pulleys were required to lift the wagons. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Pass Carson Pass] was followed by the relatively easy West Pass ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkwood,_California Kirkwood, California]) and then on to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollock_Pines,_California Pollock Pines], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placerville,_California Placerville], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutter%27s_Fort Sutter's Fort, California]  
 
:*[[Central Pacific Railroad]] since 1869 from [[Ogden, Utah]] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento, California]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[Central Pacific Railroad]] since 1869 from [[Ogden, Utah]] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento, California]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[Central Overland Trail]] 1859-1869 from [[Salt Lake City, Utah]] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_City,_Nevada Carson City, Nevada] through central [[Nevada]] on a route south of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humboldt_River Humboldt River]]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 4 August 2011).</ref>
 
:*[[Central Overland Trail]] 1859-1869 from [[Salt Lake City, Utah]] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_City,_Nevada Carson City, Nevada] through central [[Nevada]] on a route south of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humboldt_River Humboldt River]]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 4 August 2011).</ref>
  
=== Military History and Records  ===
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==== Military History and Records  ====
  
==== World War, 1914-1918  ====
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===== World War, 1914-1918  =====
  
 
*The Banks compilation of birth data of men with links to Churchill County, Nevada, who were born 1873-1900: as found in the civilian registration cards [L.D.S. microfilm series of World War I Selective Service draft registration cards]. {{FHL|766368|title-id|disp=FHL}}
 
*The Banks compilation of birth data of men with links to Churchill County, Nevada, who were born 1873-1900: as found in the civilian registration cards [L.D.S. microfilm series of World War I Selective Service draft registration cards]. {{FHL|766368|title-id|disp=FHL}}
  
=== Newspapers  ===
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
 
*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}  
 
*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}  
*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}  
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=63&ci=24394 Reno newspapers] going back to 1870. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
=== Obituaries  ===
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*In focus: annual journal of the Churchill County Museum Association {{FHL|579023|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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*Trails to Churchill County: Historical and Genealogical Society quarterly {{FHL|413354|title-id|disp=FHL}}
  
=== Probate Records ===
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==== Probate  ====
  
=== Taxation ===
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==== Public Records ====
  
*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900&nbsp;: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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==== Repositories  ====
  
=== Vital Records ===
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===== Courthouse =====
  
*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900&nbsp;: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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[http://www.churchillcounty.org/ Churchill County Courthouse]<br>155 N Taylor Street 110<br>Fallon, NV 89406<br>Phone: 775.423.6028<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1905. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Churchill County, Oregon page 442, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Birth Records ====
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===== Family History Centers =====
  
*Birth records of Churchill County, Nevada {{FHL|216332|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
==== Marriage Records  ====
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:*[[Fallon Nevada South Family History Center]]
  
*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}<br>v. 3. Marriage records/notices:<br>Churchill County marriage records 1903-1920<br>Marriage notices from newspapers 1894-1920
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===== Libraries  =====
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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Churchill County Library<br>553 S Maine St<br>Fallon, NV 89406<br>775-423-7581
  
*Churchill Historical and Genealogical Society<br>c/o Churchill County Museum<br>1050 S Maine St<br>Fallon, NV 89406-8824 Telephone: 775-423-3677 [http://www.ccmuseum.org http://www.ccmuseum.org]<br>
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===== Museums  =====
  
 
*[http://www.ccmuseum.org/ Churchill County Museum and Archives]<br>1050 South Maine Street<br>Fallon, NV
 
*[http://www.ccmuseum.org/ Churchill County Museum and Archives]<br>1050 South Maine Street<br>Fallon, NV
  
== Family History Centers ==
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===== Societies  =====
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*Churchill Historical and Genealogical Society<br>c/o Churchill County Museum<br>1050 S Maine St<br>Fallon, NV 89406-8824<br>775-423-3677<br>[http://www.ccmuseum.org http://www.ccmuseum.org]
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==== Taxation  ====
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*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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==== Vital Records  ====
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*Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide {{FHL|1181572|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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===== Birth =====
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*Birth records of Churchill County, Nevada {{FHL|216332|title-id|disp=FHL}}
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===== Marriage  =====
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*Churchill County records {{FHL|781048|title-id|disp=FHL}}<br>v. 3. Marriage records/notices:<br>Churchill County marriage records 1903-1920<br>Marriage notices from newspapers 1894-1920
  
'''Fallon Nevada South'''<br>750 W Richards St<br>Fallon, Churchill, Nevada, United States<br>Telephone: 775-423-8888<br>This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
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===== Death  =====
  
== Websites  ==
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==== Websites  ====
  
 
*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.  
 
*{{FHL|206349|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|206349|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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{{Churchill County, Nevada}}
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{{reflist}}  
 
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Revision as of 17:32, 29 April 2013

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Guide to Churchill County Nevada genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Churchill County, Nevada
Map
Map of Nevada highlighting Churchill County
Location in the state of Nevada
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nevada
Location of Nevada in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 25, 1861
County Seat Fallon
Courthouse
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Address Churchill County Administrative Complex
155 N. Taylor Street
Fallon, NV 89406
Website: www.churchillcounty.org
Named for: Sylvester Churchill
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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1888*
1864*
1885*
1864
1904
1904
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent County: Churchill County was created 25 November 1861 as an original county. [1]
  • County Seat: Fallon
  • Neighboring Counties: Elko | Eureka | Humboldt | Nye | Pershing


Churchill County was named for Fort Churchill (which today is actually in Lyon County), which had been named for General Sylvester Churchill, a Mexican-American War hero who was Inspector General of the U.S. Army in 1861. Churchill County was not organized until 1864, and its county seats were Bucklands (1861-64) which is now in Lyon County, La Plata (1864-68), Stillwater (1868-1904) and Fallon (1904-present). In the nineteenth century there were several attempts to eliminate Churchill County because of its small population, but Assemblyman Lemuel Allen was able to stop it on all occasions including convincing the Governor to veto the bill after it had been passed by both houses in 1875.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Churchill County, Nevada

Resources

Biography

  • Churchill County records FHL

Cemeteries

  • Cemetery records of Nevada: Churchill and Lander counties FHL
  • Churchill County records FHL

Census

  • Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide FHL
  • Early Nevada records: certificates of survey, Carson Valley, 1856; 1862 census of Churchill County; 1864 census of Nye County FHL
  • Missourians in the 1870 census records of Churchill County, Nevada [and]... Douglas County, Nevada FHL

Church Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Fallon

Episcopal

  • Churchill County records FHL
    Membership rolls 1906 and 1943
    Baptisms, confirmations, communicants 1907-1933
    marriages 1913-1940
    burials 1917-1957

Court Records

Directories

  • Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide FHL

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

  • Churchill County records FHL

Genealogy

  • Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide FHL

History

  • Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide FHL
  • The Humboldt range: 19th century mining camps FHL

Land and Property

  • Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900 : a researchers guide FHL

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Churchill County, Nevada Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:[2]

Military History and Records

World War, 1914-1918
  • The Banks compilation of birth data of men with links to Churchill County, Nevada, who were born 1873-1900: as found in the civilian registration cards [L.D.S. microfilm series of World War I Selective Service draft registration cards]. FHL

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

  • Churchill County records FHL
  • Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide FHL
  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Reno newspapers going back to 1870. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Obituaries

Periodicals

  • In focus: annual journal of the Churchill County Museum Association FHL
  • Trails to Churchill County: Historical and Genealogical Society quarterly FHL

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Churchill County Courthouse
155 N Taylor Street 110
Fallon, NV 89406
Phone: 775.423.6028

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1905. [5]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries

Churchill County Library
553 S Maine St
Fallon, NV 89406
775-423-7581

Museums
Societies
  • Churchill Historical and Genealogical Society
    c/o Churchill County Museum
    1050 S Maine St
    Fallon, NV 89406-8824
    775-423-3677
    http://www.ccmuseum.org

Taxation

  • Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide FHL

Vital Records

  • Some Churchill County, Nevada, records, 1850-1900: a researchers guide FHL
Birth
  • Birth records of Churchill County, Nevada FHL
Marriage
  • Churchill County records FHL
    v. 3. Marriage records/notices:
    Churchill County marriage records 1903-1920
    Marriage notices from newspapers 1894-1920
Death

Websites

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

Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 2 August 2011).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 4 August 2011).
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Churchill County, Oregon page 442, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.