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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New_Mexico|New Mexico]]''
  
Many military records are found at the Family History Library, the National Archives, and other federal and state archives. The United States Research Outline provides more information about the federal records.<br>The New Mexico Records Center and Archives has muster rolls, cemetery records, and files of the Adjutant General's office from 1848 to 1945. [[New Mexico Military Records|Read more...]]
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== '''Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico'''  ==
  
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Many military records are found at the Family History Library, the National Archives, and other federal and state archives. [[United States]] provides more information about the federal records.<br>The New Mexico Records Center and Archives has muster rolls, cemetery records, and files of the Adjutant General's office from 1848 to 1945. [[New Mexico Military Records|Read more...]]
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Originally known as a part of Aztlan [the land of the north].&nbsp; Home of the ancestors of many native american and hispanic populations.&nbsp;
  
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*1598 - El Reino de Nuevo Mexico, Nueva Espana [The Kingdom of New Mexico, New Spain].&nbsp; Look for Spanish land records and Spanish census record. See also&nbsp;[[Camino Real de Tierra Adentro|Camino Real de Tierra Adentro]]<br>
  
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*1821 - Territorio de Nuevo Mexico, Mexico [The Territory of New Mexico, Mexico].&nbsp; Look for Mexican records
  
* The best collection of published biographies in New Mexico is at the New Mexico State Library. The Family History Library has some biographies. [[New Mexico Biography|Read more...]]<br>
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*1848 - The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo transferred much of the southwest to the United States
  
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*1850 - 1st United States Federal Census in New Mexico Territory
  
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*1912 - New Mexico becomes the 47th state in the United States
  
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*The best collection of published biographies in New Mexico is at the [http://www.nmstatelibrary.org/ New Mexico State Library].  
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*The Family History Library has some biographies. [[New Mexico Biography|Read more...]]<br>
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*'''[[Gretna Greens in the United States|Gretna Greens]].''' When a New Mexico couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like [[Clark County, Nevada|Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada]], or [[Yuma County, Arizona|Yuma, Yuma, Arizona]].<ref name="Eakle1">Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in ''Genealogy Blog'' at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).</ref>
  
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=== Counties  ===
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*[[Bernalillo County, New Mexico|Bernalillo]]
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*[[Catron County, New Mexico|Catron]]
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*[[Chaves County, New Mexico|Chaves]]
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*[[Cibola County, New Mexico|Cibola]]
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*[[Colfax County, New Mexico|Colfax]]
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*[[Curry County, New Mexico|Curry]]
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*[[De Baca County, New Mexico|De Baca]]
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*[[Dona Ana County, New Mexico|Dona Ana]]
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*[[Eddy County, New Mexico|Eddy]]
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*[[Grant County, New Mexico|Grant]]
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*[[Guadalupe County, New Mexico|Guadalupe]]
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*[[Harding County, New Mexico|Harding]]
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*[[Hidalgo County, New Mexico|Hidalgo]]
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*[[Lea County, New Mexico|Lea]]
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*[[Lincoln County, New Mexico|Lincoln]]
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*[[Los Alamos County, New Mexico|Los Alamos]]
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*[[Luna County, New Mexico|Luna]]
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*[[McKinley County, New Mexico|McKinley]]
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*[[Mora County, New Mexico|Mora]]
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*[[Otero County, New Mexico|Otero]]
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*[[Quay County, New Mexico|Quay]]
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*[[Rio Arriba County, New Mexico|Rio Arriba]]
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*[[Roosevelt County, New Mexico|Roosevelt]]
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*[[San Juan County, New Mexico|San Juan]]
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*[[San Miguel County, New Mexico|San Miguel]]
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*[[Sandoval County, New Mexico|Sandoval]]
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*[[Santa Fe County, New Mexico|Santa Fe]]
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*[[Sierra County, New Mexico|Sierra]]
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*[[Socorro County, New Mexico|Socorro]]
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*[[Taos County, New Mexico|Taos]]
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*[[Torrance County, New Mexico|Torrance]]
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*[[Union County, New Mexico|Union]]
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*[[Valencia County, New Mexico|Valencia]]
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Arizona County, New Mexico (Extinct)|Arizona County]] {{·}} [[Mesilla County, New Mexico|Mesilla]] {{·}} [[San Juan County, New Mexico (Extinct)|San Juan (extinct)]]{{·}} [[Santa Ana County, New Mexico|Santa Ana]]
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/New_Mexico/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/nm/nmfiles.htm The New Mexico GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*[http://www.unmpress.com/Book.php?id=542 Place Names of New Mexico]&nbsp;by Robert Julyan gives a short explanation about the towns and cities in New Mexico. ISBN: 0-8263-1689-1
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*''Origins of New Mexico Families, A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period''&nbsp;by Fray Angelico Chavez (Museum of New Mexico Press, 1992): lists information about the founding families of Hispanic New Mexico for the 17th and 18th centuries.&nbsp; ISBN: 0-89013-239-0.
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/NewMexico.pdf BYU New Mexico Research Outline] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.<br>
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[http://www.nmgs.org/linkna.htm New Mexico Genealogical Society]
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[http://www.familytreedna.com/public/newmexicoDNA/ New Mexico DNA Project]
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*[[New Mexico Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|New Mexico Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[New Mexico, County Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|New Mexico, County Death Records FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[New Mexico Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|New Mexico Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[New Mexico Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|New Mexico Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Revision as of 02:29, 11 January 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png New Mexico

Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico


New-mexico.png New Mexico flag.png

Many military records are found at the Family History Library, the National Archives, and other federal and state archives. United States provides more information about the federal records.
The New Mexico Records Center and Archives has muster rolls, cemetery records, and files of the Adjutant General's office from 1848 to 1945. Read more...

Originally known as a part of Aztlan [the land of the north].  Home of the ancestors of many native american and hispanic populations. 

  • 1598 - El Reino de Nuevo Mexico, Nueva Espana [The Kingdom of New Mexico, New Spain].  Look for Spanish land records and Spanish census record. See also Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
  • 1821 - Territorio de Nuevo Mexico, Mexico [The Territory of New Mexico, Mexico].  Look for Mexican records
  • 1848 - The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo transferred much of the southwest to the United States
  • 1850 - 1st United States Federal Census in New Mexico Territory
  • 1912 - New Mexico becomes the 47th state in the United States

Did You Know?

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Arizona County  · Mesilla  · San Juan (extinct) · Santa Ana

Research Tools

  • Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's Geographical Names Information System.
  • David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
  • The New Mexico GenWeb Project has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger USGenWeb Project. The USGenWeb Project provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
  • Place Names of New Mexico by Robert Julyan gives a short explanation about the towns and cities in New Mexico. ISBN: 0-8263-1689-1
  • Origins of New Mexico Families, A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period by Fray Angelico Chavez (Museum of New Mexico Press, 1992): lists information about the founding families of Hispanic New Mexico for the 17th and 18th centuries.  ISBN: 0-89013-239-0.
  • BYU New Mexico Research Outline largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.

 

External Links

New Mexico Genealogical Society

New Mexico DNA Project

Wiki articles describing online collecions are found at:

Things You Can Do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:

Sources

  1. Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in Genealogy Blog at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).