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== Record Description  ==
 
  
This Collection will include records from 1907 to 1952.<br>
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| FS_URL_03 =[[Socorro County, New Mexico Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_04 =[[Valencia County, New Mexico Genealogy]]
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This collections contains images of death records acquired from the county courthouses of Sandoval, Socorro, and Valencia.
 
  
For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1966081/waypoints Browse].
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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This collections contains images of death records for the years 1907 to 1952, acquired from the county courthouses of Sandoval, Socorro, and Valencia.
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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===To Browse this Collection===
  
{{Collection citation | text= "New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952." Index or Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. }}
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|title=New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952
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[[New Mexico, County Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== What Can these Records Tell Me? ==
 
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'''Death records''' usually contain the following information:  
== Record Content  ==
 
 
 
[[Image:New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952-DB (11-0690) DGS 5240871 1164.jpg|thumb|right|New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952-DB (11-0690) DGS 5240871 1164.jpg]]
 
 
 
The records usually contain the following information:  
 
  
 
*Name of deceased  
 
*Name of deceased  
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*Name of undertaker
 
*Name of undertaker
  
== How to Use the Record  ==
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Sample Image ===
  
To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒ Select the County ⇒ Select Record Type, Year Range, Volume number/letter which takes you to the images.
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Image:New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952-DB (11-0690) DGS 5240871 1164.jpg|County Death Record
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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You can search the index or view the images or both. Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
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*Name of the person  
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*The location or date of the event
  
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
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=== View the Images ===
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View images in this collection by visiting the
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'''[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1966081/waypoints Browse Page]'''. br>
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# Select '''County'''
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# Select '''Record Type, Year Range, Volume number/letter'''
  
*Name
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
*Date of death
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.
*Place of death
 
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
  
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. Look at the list of entries created by your search. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.  
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{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1966081 New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
  
==== Using the Information ====
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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If these are indexes, the original records may contain additional information than was not indexed, or the information might have been indexed incorrectly. You may want to search for the original record at the County Court House nearest where your ancestor lived.
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later.
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*Use the age or estimated birth date to find other county or [[New Mexico Vital Records]] such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records.
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*Search for death or burial information in [[New Mexico Cemeteries]] and [[New Mexico Newspapers]].
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*Use the information found in the record to find [[New Mexico Land and Property]] records.
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*Use the information found in the record to find [[New Mexico Probate Records]].
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*Use the information found in the record to find [[New Mexico Emigration and Immigration]] records.
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*Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in the [[New Mexico Census]] records.  Witnesses were usually family members.
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*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
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*[[New Mexico Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
  
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Make a photocopy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. The information may also lead you to other records about your ancestors.  
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=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===
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*If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives.
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*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching a nearby locality[[Arizona Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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*Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.html nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well. 
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*Check the info box above for additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may assist you in finding similar records.
  
The following examples show ways you can use the information:
 
  
*Use the names and relationships as a basis for compiling family groups.
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== Citing This Collection ==
*Use the names, date, and residence or place to locate the individual or family in the census.
 
*Use the names and places to locate additional records about the individual or family such as church and land records.
 
  
==== Tips to Keep in Mind ====
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Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
  
*You may need to compare the information of more than one family or person to make this determination.
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;Collection Citation:
*Look for burial and probate records in the same location.
 
*The informant is often a close relative.
 
*If no birth date is given, usse age listed to determine an approximate birth date.
 
*If the deceased is a child, look for records of the parents.
 
  
If you are unable to find the ancestor you are looking for, try the following:
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{{Collection_citation | text="New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. County courthouses, New Mexico.
 
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*Check for variant spellings of the names.  
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'''Image Citation''':<br>  
*Search the records of neighboring counties.  
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{{Image Citation Link
*Search for an index. Local historical and genealogical societies often have indexes to local records.
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[http://www.deathindexes.com/newmexico/index.html Online New Mexico Death Records]&nbsp;
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
*[[New Mexico|New Mexico]]
 
*[[Sandoval County, New Mexico|Sandoval County, New Mexico]]<br>
 
*[[Socorro County, New Mexico|Socorro County, New Mexico]]<br>
 
*[[Valencia County, New Mexico|Valencia County, New Mexico]]<br>
 
 
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
 
 
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== &nbsp;Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
 
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
 
 
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
 
 
 
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
 
 
 
"New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1953:" digital images, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 3 April 2012). New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1953 &gt; Sandoval &gt; Death certificates, 1925-1935, vol 7,no 0004-1307 &gt; Image 5 of 234; entry for Llewellyn James Watkins, died March 4, 1926; citing Death Records, County Courthouse , Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States,FHL microfilm, 6 reels, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
  
[[Category:New_Mexico|Vital Records]] [[Category:Sandoval_County,_New_Mexico]] [[Category:Socorro_County,_New_Mexico]]
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
New Mexico, United States
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Record Description
Record Type Death Records
Collection years 1907-1952
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What is in the Collection?

This collections contains images of death records for the years 1907 to 1952, acquired from the county courthouses of Sandoval, Socorro, and Valencia.

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952.

What Can these Records Tell Me?

Death records usually contain the following information:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Age in years, months, and days
  • Gender, color, and occupation of deceased
  • Birth place of deceased
  • Marital status
  • Name of spouse, if married
  • Name and birth place of father
  • Maiden name and birth place of mother
  • Cause of death
  • Name of informant and relationship to deceased
  • Burial information
  • Name of undertaker

Collection Content

Sample Image

How Do I Search the Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the person
  • The location or date of the event

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page. br>

  1. Select County
  2. Select Record Type, Year Range, Volume number/letter

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

If these are indexes, the original records may contain additional information than was not indexed, or the information might have been indexed incorrectly. You may want to search for the original record at the County Court House nearest where your ancestor lived.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives.
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching a nearby localityArizona Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records).
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Check the info box above for additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may assist you in finding similar records.


Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. County courthouses, New Mexico.

Image Citation:

When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952.

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