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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Nevada|Nevada ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Nevada_Church_Records|Church Records]]''
  
 
The four largest religious groups in Nevada before 1900 were:  
 
The four largest religious groups in Nevada before 1900 were:  
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*Roman Catholic.
 
*Roman Catholic.
  
For a history of seven major denominations in Nevada, see Leon L. Loofbourow, ''Steeples among the Sage . . .'' (Oakland,California: Lake Park Press, 1964; Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=216010&disp=Steeples+among+the+sage%2C+a+centennial+%20%20&columns=*,0,0 book 979.3 K2L]).
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For a history of seven major denominations in Nevada, see:
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*Loofbourow, Leon L. Loofbourow. ''Steeples among the Sage . . .'' (Oakland,California: Lake Park Press, 1964. {{FHL|216010|item}} book 979.3 K2L
  
 
The Family History Library has a few records for some Nevada churches. The largest collection of Nevada church records is for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  
 
The Family History Library has a few records for some Nevada churches. The largest collection of Nevada church records is for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  
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Many denominations have collected their records into central repositories. You can write to the following addresses for help in locating their records:  
 
Many denominations have collected their records into central repositories. You can write to the following addresses for help in locating their records:  
  
'''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints''' <br>Historical Department <br>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints <br>50 East North Temple Street <br>Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400 <br>Telephone: 800-406-1830<br>Telephone: 801-240-2785 <br>Fax: 801-240-1845 <br>http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library  
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=== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ===
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Historical Department <br>The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints <br>50 East North Temple Street <br>Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400 <br>Telephone: 800-406-1830<br>Telephone: 801-240-2785 <br>Fax: 801-240-1845 <br>http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library  
  
'''Methodist''' <br>United Methodist Archives Center <br>Drew University Library <br>PO Box 127<br>Madison, New Jersey 07940-0127<br>Telephone: 973-408-3189 <br>FAX: 973-408-3909<br>Internet: [mailto:gcah@gcah.org gcah@gcah.org]  
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=== Methodist ===
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United Methodist Archives Center <br>Drew University Library <br>PO Box 127<br>Madison, New Jersey 07940-0127<br>Telephone: 973-408-3189 <br>FAX: 973-408-3909<br>Internet: [mailto:gcah@gcah.org gcah@gcah.org]  
  
'''Protestant Episcopal''' <br>The Nevada Historical Society <br>1650 N. Virginia Street <br>Reno, NV 89503-1799 <br>Telephone: (775) 688-1190<br>Fax: (775) 688-2917  
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=== Protestant Episcopal ===
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The Nevada Historical Society <br>1650 N. Virginia Street <br>Reno, NV 89503-1799 <br>Telephone: (775) 688-1190<br>Fax: (775) 688-2917  
  
 
(They have the records for the Nevada Diocese from 1862 to 1969.)  
 
(They have the records for the Nevada Diocese from 1862 to 1969.)  
  
To learn more about the records of the Protestant Episcopal Church, see ''Inventory of the Church Archives of Nevada, Protestant Episcopal Church'' (Reno, Nevada: Historical Records Survey, 1941; Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=215958&disp=Inventory+of+the+church+archives+of+Neva++ book 979.3 K2he; film 1036524 item 2; fiche 6051184<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1224777168606_530" />]).
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To learn more about the records of the Protestant Episcopal Church, see:
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*''Inventory of the Church Archives of Nevada, Protestant Episcopal Church'' (Reno, Nevada: Historical Records Survey, 1941. {{FHL|215958|item}} book 979.3 K2he; film 1036524 item 2; fiche 6051184  
  
 
=== Roman Catholic  ===
 
=== Roman Catholic  ===
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The diocese includes the counties of: [[Churchill County, Nevada|Churchill]], [[Douglas County, Nevada|Douglas]], [[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]], [[Esmeralda County, Nevada|Esmeralda]], [[Eureka County, Nevada|Eureka]], [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]], [[Lander County, Nevada|Lander]], [[Lyon County, Nevada|Lyon]], [[Mineral County, Nevada|Mineral]], [[Pershing County, Nevada|Pershing]], [[Storey County, Nevada|Storey]] and [[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe]]  
 
The diocese includes the counties of: [[Churchill County, Nevada|Churchill]], [[Douglas County, Nevada|Douglas]], [[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]], [[Esmeralda County, Nevada|Esmeralda]], [[Eureka County, Nevada|Eureka]], [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]], [[Lander County, Nevada|Lander]], [[Lyon County, Nevada|Lyon]], [[Mineral County, Nevada|Mineral]], [[Pershing County, Nevada|Pershing]], [[Storey County, Nevada|Storey]] and [[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe]]  
  
To learn more about the records of the Catholic Church, see ''Inventory of the Church Archives of Nevada: Roman Catholic Church'' (Reno, Nevada: Historical Records Survey, 1939; Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=215911&disp=Inventory+of+the+church+archives+of+Neva++ book 979.3 K2hc; film 1036527 item 7; fiche 6051185]).
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To learn more about the records of the Catholic Church, see:
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*''Inventory of the Church Archives of Nevada: Roman Catholic Church'' (Reno, Nevada: Historical Records Survey, 1939. {{FHL|215911|item}} book 979.3 K2hc; film 1036527 item 7; fiche 6051185
  
 
[[Category:Nevada|Church]]
 
[[Category:Nevada|Church]]

Revision as of 23:16, 1 December 2010

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Nevada  Gotoarrow.png  Church Records

The four largest religious groups in Nevada before 1900 were:

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
  • Methodist,
  • Protestant Episcopal,
  • Roman Catholic.

For a history of seven major denominations in Nevada, see:

  • Loofbourow, Leon L. Loofbourow. Steeples among the Sage . . . (Oakland,California: Lake Park Press, 1964. FHL Collection book 979.3 K2L

The Family History Library has a few records for some Nevada churches. The largest collection of Nevada church records is for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Many denominations have collected their records into central repositories. You can write to the following addresses for help in locating their records:

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Historical Department
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
50 East North Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
Telephone: 800-406-1830
Telephone: 801-240-2785
Fax: 801-240-1845
http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library

Methodist

United Methodist Archives Center
Drew University Library
PO Box 127
Madison, New Jersey 07940-0127
Telephone: 973-408-3189
FAX: 973-408-3909
Internet: gcah@gcah.org

Protestant Episcopal

The Nevada Historical Society
1650 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503-1799
Telephone: (775) 688-1190
Fax: (775) 688-2917

(They have the records for the Nevada Diocese from 1862 to 1969.)

To learn more about the records of the Protestant Episcopal Church, see:

  • Inventory of the Church Archives of Nevada, Protestant Episcopal Church (Reno, Nevada: Historical Records Survey, 1941. FHL Collection book 979.3 K2he; film 1036524 item 2; fiche 6051184

Roman Catholic

Diocese of Las Vegas
Chancery Office
336 Cathedral Way
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: (702) 735-3500
Fax: (702) 735-8941

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 18316
Reno, NV 89114-8316

The diocese includes the counties of: Clark, Lincoln, Nye and White Pine

Diocese of Reno
290 S. Arlington
Reno, NV 89501-1713
Archives Phone: (775) 326-9440
Fax (775) 348-8619

The diocese includes the counties of: Churchill, Douglas, Elko, Esmeralda, Eureka, Humboldt, Lander, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey and Washoe

To learn more about the records of the Catholic Church, see:

  • Inventory of the Church Archives of Nevada: Roman Catholic Church (Reno, Nevada: Historical Records Survey, 1939. FHL Collection book 979.3 K2hc; film 1036527 item 7; fiche 6051185