Nye County, Nevada Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1864--Nye County was created 16 February 1864 from Esmeralda County.  County seat: Tonopah [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Records of deaths that happened in Nye County as well as in other places and buried in Nye County.  The records also include deaths in Esmeralda and Mineral Counties.  Records are from various sources, i.e. newspapers and funeral homes. Searchable by alphabetical index.

199 marriages from 2 Oct 1864 to 9 Apr 1903 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Central Nevada Historical Society 1900 Logan Field Road P. O. Box 326 Tonopah, NV 89049 http://www.tonopahnevada.com/CentralNevadaMuseum.html

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).