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{{Nevada-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Nevada|Nevada]] > Lander County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada|Nevada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lander_County,_Nevada|Lander County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Lander County Nevada genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{NVDC}}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lander County
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| county_map =  
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| state = Nevada
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| state_map = Nevada.png
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| latd =  
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1862
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| founded date = December 19
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| seat = Battle Mountain
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| building image =  
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| building address = 315 S Humboldt Street<br>Battle Mountain, NV 89820<br>Phone: 775.635.5761<br>[http://landercountynv.org/ '''Lander County Website''']}}
  
'''1862--'''Lander County was created 19 December 1862 as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Battle Mountain <ref name="Handybook">''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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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" border="0" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="710" align="left"
 
 
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| Argenta
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
| Canon City
 
| Gold Quartz
 
| McCoy
 
| Rennox
 
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206389&subject_disp=Nevada%2C+Lander%2C+Austin&columns=*,0,0 Austin]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lander County, Nevada#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| Copper Basin
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lander County, Nevada#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| Hilltop
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lander County, Nevada#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| Mosel
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lander County, Nevada#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| Rosny
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lander County, Nevada#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lander County, Nevada#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
| Bannock
 
| Cortez
 
| Jenkins
 
| Mount Airy
 
| Tenabo
 
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206390&subject_disp=Nevada%2C+Lander%2C+Battle+Mountain&columns=*,0,0 Battle Mountain]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1887*</center>
| Dewitt Mill
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1863*</center>
| Kampos
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1887*</center>
| Petersons Mill
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1862</center>
| Yankee Blade
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1862</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1862</center>
 
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| Buckingham Camp
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Lander County, Nevada#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lander County, Nevada#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lander County, Nevada#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| Gold Acres
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingston,_Nevada Kingston]
 
| Piute
 
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|}
 
|}
  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 19 December 1862 as an original county
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*'''County Seat:''' Battle Mountain <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Churchill County, Nevada|Churchill]] | [[[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]] | [[Eureka County, Nevada|Eureka]] | [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]] | [[Nye County, Nevada|Nye]] | [[Pershing County, Nevada|Pershing]]
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
  
*[[Churchill County, Nevada|Churchill]]
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==== Record Loss ====
*[[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]]
 
*[[Eureka County, Nevada|Eureka]]
 
*[[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]]
 
*[[Nye County, Nevada|Nye]]
 
*[[Pershing County, Nevada|Pershing]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Biography  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for emigrant settlers included:
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<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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:*[[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>
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:*[[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  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://landercountynv.org/ Lander County Courthouse]<br>315 S Humboldt Street<br>Battle Mountain, NV 89820<br>775-635-5761 <br>
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1867, <br>divorce records, probate and court records from 1865.<br>County Auditor has some birth records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lander County, Oregon page 442, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Austin Nevada Family History Center]]
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:*[[Battle Mountain Nevada Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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:*Round Mountain Public Library<br>73 Hadley Ln<br>Round Mountain, NV 89045<br> 775-377-2215
  
1,106 marriages from 18 Jul 1863 to 10 Dec 1949 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Museums  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Societies  =====
  
Austin Historical Society<br>180 Main Street<br>Austin, NV 89310<br>1-775-964-1202 <br>Web site: http://www.ausnvhistsoc.com/<br>
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:*Austin Historical Society<br>180 Main Street<br>Austin, NV 89310<br>775-964-1202
  
Round Mountain Public Library<br>73 Hadley Ln<br>Round Mountain, NV 89045<br>Telephone 775-377-2215
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==== Taxation  ====
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Family History Centers ==
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===== Birth =====
  
'''Austin Nevada<br>'''50 S 2nd St<br>Austin, Lander, Nevada, United States<br>Telephone: 775-964-2336<br>
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===== Marriage  =====
  
'''Battle Mountain Nevada'''<br>785 W Humboldt<br>Battle Mountain, Lander, Nevada, United States<br>Telephone: 775-635-2297 <br>
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Over 1,106 marriages from 18 Jul 1863 to 10 Dec 1949 are listed in the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
These are not mailing addresses. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.Contact Center for open hours as they vary.
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===== Death  =====
  
== Web Sites ==
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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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206388&subject_disp=Nevada%2C+Lander&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Nevada%2C+Lander|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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{| width="710" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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|-
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| Argenta
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| Canon City
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| Gold Quartz
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| McCoy
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| Rennox
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| Austin
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| Copper Basin
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| Hilltop
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| Mosel
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| Rosny
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| Bannock
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| Cortez
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| Jenkins
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| Mount Airy
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| Tenabo
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| Battle Mountain}}
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| Dewitt Mill
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| Kampos
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| Petersons Mill
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| Yankee Blade
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| Buckingham Camp
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| Gold Acres
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingston,_Nevada Kingston]  
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| Piute
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|}
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
<references />
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{{reflist}} {{Nevada|Nevada}}
  
[[Category:Lander_County,_Nevada]]
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[[Category:Nevada_counties]] [[Category:Lander_County,_Nevada]]

Revision as of 18:36, 29 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Nevada Gotoarrow.png Lander County

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

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Online Records



Lander County, Nevada
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nevada
Location of Nevada in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 19, 1862
County Seat Battle Mountain
Courthouse
Address 315 S Humboldt Street
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
Phone: 775.635.5761
Lander County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1887*
1863*
1887*
1862
1862
1862
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent County: created 19 December 1862 as an original county
  • County Seat: Battle Mountain [1]
  • Neighboring Counties: Churchill | [[[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]] | Eureka | Humboldt | Nye | Pershing

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Lander County, Nevada Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Lander County Courthouse
315 S Humboldt Street
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
775-635-5761

County Clerk has marriage records from 1867,
divorce records, probate and court records from 1865.
County Auditor has some birth records. [5]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
  • Round Mountain Public Library
    73 Hadley Ln
    Round Mountain, NV 89045
    775-377-2215
Museums
Societies
  • Austin Historical Society
    180 Main Street
    Austin, NV 89310
    775-964-1202

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage

Over 1,106 marriages from 18 Jul 1863 to 10 Dec 1949 are listed in the Western States Marriage Index.

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

Argenta Canon City Gold Quartz McCoy Rennox
Austin Copper Basin Hilltop Mosel Rosny
Bannock Cortez Jenkins Mount Airy Tenabo
Battle Mountain}} Dewitt Mill Kampos Petersons Mill Yankee Blade
Buckingham Camp Gold Acres Kingston Piute

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), Lander County, Oregon page 442, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.