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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 22:35, 9 December 2008

United States  > Nevada > Lyon County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1861--Lyon County was created 25 November 1861 as an original county. County seat: Yerington [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Cities: Fernley | Yerrington
  • Unincorporated Communities: Dayton | Mason | Mound House | Silver City | Silver Springs | Simpson | Smith Valley | Stagecoach | Weed Heights | Wellington

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 5 page 273 - Old Fort Churchill Cemetery (7 miles south of Silver Springs)


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).