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*[[New Mexico Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[New Mexico Court Records|Court Records]]
*[[New Mexico Directories|Directories]]
*[[New Mexico Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
*[[New Mexico Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
*[[New Mexico Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[New Mexico Land and Property|Land and Property]]
*[[New Mexico Maps|Maps]]
*[[New Mexico Military Records|Military Records]]
*[[New Mexico Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
*[[New Mexico Newspapers|Newspapers]]
*[[New Mexico Online Genealogy Records|Online Records]]
*[[New Mexico Periodicals|Periodicals]]
*[[New Mexico Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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James Tanner

New Mexico, Land of Enchantment

   How to Find Information about New Mexico, United States Genealogy Ancestors

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information

link=http://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/New Mexico_Online_Genealogy_Records New Mexico
Online Records


Bernalillo · Catron · Chaves · Cibola · Colfax · Curry · De Baca · Dona Ana · Eddy · Grant · Guadalupe · Harding · Hidalgo · Lea · Lincoln · Los Alamos · Luna · McKinley · Mora · Otero · Quay · Rio Arriba · Roosevelt · San Juan · San Miguel · Sandoval · Santa Fe · Sierra · Socorro · Taos · Torrance · Union · Valencia

Extinct Counties

Arizona County · Mesilla · San Juan (extinct) · Santa Ana

Major Respositories

New Mexico State Library · New Mexico State Records Center and Archives · Special Collections Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Library · Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santa Fe · Fray Angélico Chávez History Library · University of Idaho Library · Center for Southwest Research (UNM) · New Mexico State University Library Rio Grande Historical Collections · National Hispanic Cultural Center · Rio Grande Valley Library · National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver) · Family History Library

Migration Routes

Pecos River · Rio Grande · Butterfield Overland Mail · Camino Real de Tierra Adentro · Old Spanish Trail · Santa Fe Trail · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · Santa Fe Railway · Southern Pacific Railroad · Texas and Pacific Railway

Historical Notes

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?

Research Tools

External Links

New Mexico Genealogical Society

New Mexico DNA Project

Wiki articles describing online collecions are found at:

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  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).