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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Wellington Historical Society
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P. O. Box 36
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Wellington, NV 89444
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 16:29, 25 February 2010

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)

Dayton Cemetery Inscriptions sponsored by USGenWeb. 
Pictures of tombstones in the Dayton Cemetery.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

447 marriages from 3 Jan 1862 to 23 Nov 1887 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Wellington Historical Society P. O. Box 36 Wellington, NV 89444

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).