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[http://www.courtreference.com/Pershing-County-Nevada-Courts.htm Pershing County Courthouse]<br>400 Main St; PO Box 820<br>Lovelock, NV 89419-0820<br>Phone: 775.273.2208 <br><br>County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1919. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pershing County, Oregon page 443, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for emigrant settlers included:<ref>National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf  (accessed 2 August 2011).</ref>
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:*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
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:*'''''[[Applegate Trail]]''''' 1846 (avoided the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Mile_Desert#Forty_Mile_Desert Forty Mile Desert]) by leaving the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humboldt_River Humboldt River] in [[Nevada|Nevada]] early at present-day [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rye_Patch_State_Recreation_Area Rye Reservoir], Nevada and passing through the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Rock_Desert Black Rock Desert] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fandango_Pass Fandango Pass] past [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goose_Lake_%28Oregon-California%29 Goose Lake] on to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_River_%28California%29 Lost River] and eventually the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willamette_Valley Willamette Valley] in [[Oregon|Oregon]]
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:*'''''Nobles Road''''' 1851 from the [[Applegate Trail]] at Rabbithole Springs in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Shasta,_California Shasta City, California]
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:*'''''[[Central Pacific Railroad]]''''' since 1869 from [[Ogden, Utah]] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento, California]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).</ref>
  
 
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=63&ci=24394 Reno newspapers] going back to 1870 that may include residents of Pershing County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
 
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Pershing County Library<br>P.O. Box 781<br>1125 Central Avenue <br>Lovelock , Nevada 89419<br>Telephone 775-273-2216<br>[http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/polaris/ www.clan.lib.nv.us/polaris/]  
 
Pershing County Library<br>P.O. Box 781<br>1125 Central Avenue <br>Lovelock , Nevada 89419<br>Telephone 775-273-2216<br>[http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/polaris/ www.clan.lib.nv.us/polaris/]  
  
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'''Lovelock Nevada'''<br>220 Maple Dr<br>Lovelock, Pershing, Nevada, United States<br>Telephone: 775-273-7380<br>
 
  
This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries. Contact Center for open hours as they vary.<br>
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Revision as of 22:27, 30 November 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Pershing County Courthouse
400 Main St; PO Box 820
Lovelock, NV 89419-0820
Phone: 775.273.2208

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1919. [1]

History

Parent County

1919--Pershing County was created 18 March 1919 from Humboldt County. County seat: Lovelock [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arabia Granite Point Kodak Mill City Perth Rye Patch Tungsten
Colado Humboldt Kyle Hot Springs Nightingale Placerites Scossa Twain
Cosgrave Humboldt City Lovelock Oreana Poker Brown Toulon Unionville
Fitting Imlay Lower Rochester Panama Rochester Trego Woolsey







Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 21 page 1 - Big Meadow Cemetery

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Lovelock

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Pershing County, Nevada Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:[3]

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Reno newspapers going back to 1870 that may include residents of Pershing County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Pershing County Library
P.O. Box 781
1125 Central Avenue
Lovelock , Nevada 89419
Telephone 775-273-2216
www.clan.lib.nv.us/polaris/

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pershing County, Oregon page 443, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 2 August 2011).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).