Elko County, Nevada Genealogy
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- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
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City of Wells Cemetery
450 W. 6th St. (orginal cemetery)
451 W. 6th St. (new cemetery)
Contact: City of Wells Office,1279 Clover Avenue, Wells, Nevada 89835 or 775-752-3355
The following web sites have entries for people buried in Elko County. None have complete lists:
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Elko, Nevada, look at the list of records for Cemeteries. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
There is no Ward or Branch in Metropolis. Contact Wells Ward.
There is no Ward or Branch in Montello. Contact Wells Ward.
- Ruby Valley
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints, Wells Ward, is located at 951 Lake Ave, Wells Nevada 89835 (DO NOT MAIL TO THIS ADDRESS). Mail is sent to current Bishop's personal address. The phone number for the Wells Ward is 775-752-3763. The phone number for the Bishop's office is 775-752-3309.
Church records are usually found in the towns rather than on the county level. Search the Family History Library Catalog - Place Search for the appropriate town in Elko County.
The Elko County on-line Public Record index starts in 1984 and is updated live. Filed maps, 1869 to present, can be searched by section, township and range or document number and can be viewed and printed.
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Elko County, Nevada, look at the list of records for History. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.
Wells, Elko, Nevada
The Elko County on-line Public Record index starts in 1984. Filed maps, 1869 to present, can be searched by section, township and range or document number and can be viewed and printed.
For historical maps,search the following free sites:
• Historic Map Works can view some images for free, though this is commercial site
3,976 marriages from 3 Oct 1869 to 4 Jan 1935 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Elko, Nevada, look at the list of records for Vital records. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.
Societies and Libraries
Northeastern Nevada Historical Society and Museum
Northeastern Nevada Genealogical Society
1515 Idaho St.
Elko, NV 89801
Elko Genealogical Society
3001 North Fifth Street
Elko, NV 89801
Western Shoshone Historical Society
1545 Silver Eagle
Elko, Nevada 89801-5021
Tuscarora, NV 89834
Carlin Branch Library
811 Main ST
Carlin, NV 89822
Telephone 775 754-6766
Elko County Library
720 Court St
Elko, NV 89801
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).