Pershing County, Nevada Genealogy
Guide to Pershing County Nevada genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Pershing County, Nevada|
Location of Nevada in the U.S.
|Founded||March 18, 1919|
|Address|| 400 Main St |
PO Box 820
Lovelock, NV 89419-0820
Pershing County Website
- 1 History
- 2 Places/Localities
- 3 Resources
- 3.1 Cemeteries
- 3.2 Church
- 3.3 Court
- 3.4 Land
- 3.5 Local Histories
- 3.6 Maps
- 3.7 Migration
- 3.8 Military
- 3.9 Newspapers
- 3.10 Probate
- 3.11 Repositories
- 3.12 Taxation
- 3.13 Vital Records
- 3.14 Web Sites
- 3.15 References
|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|
US Vol. 21 page 1 - Big Meadow Cemetery
LDS Ward and Branch Records
Early migration routes to and from Pershing County, Nevada Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:
- California Trail 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
- Applegate Trail 1846 (avoided the Forty Mile Desert) by leaving the Humboldt River in Nevada early at present-day Rye Reservoir, Nevada and passing through the Black Rock Desert to Fandango Pass past Goose Lake on to the Lost River and eventually the Willamette Valley in Oregon
- Nobles Road 1851 from the Applegate Trail at Rabbithole Springs in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada to Shasta City, California
- Central Pacific Railroad since 1869 from Ogden, Utah to Sacramento, California
- 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.
Family History Centers
- Pershing County Library
P.O. Box 781
1125 Central Avenue
Lovelock , Nevada 89419
- Pershing County Library
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- 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).
- Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).
- 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.