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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Quay_County,_New_Mexico|Quay County]]'' <br>
  
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://www.quaycounty-nm.gov/ Quay County Courthouse]<br>300 S 3rd St; PO Box 1225; <br>Tucumcari, NM 88401<br>Phone: 505.461.0510&nbsp;<br><br>'''''County Clerk''''' has marriage and land records from 1893, probate records, military records from 1945; '''''District Court Clerk''''' has divorce and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Quay County, New Mexico page 474, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1903--'''Quay County was created 28 February 1903&nbsp;from [[Guadalupe County, New Mexico|Guadalupe]] and [[Union County, New Mexico|Union]] Counties.  
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*Up until '''1821''' -&nbsp; [[New Spain]] controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an [http://www.mcu.es/archivos/MC/AGI/index.html archives] in Seville, Spain, or to [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|archives]] in Mexico City. <br>
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*From 1821 until '''1846''' -&nbsp;[[Mexico]] had jurisdiction over the land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of this period may have been sent to [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|archives]] in Mexico City. Starting in 1846 United States forces occupied New Mexico during the {{wpd|Mexican-American War}}. <br>
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*'''1848''' -&nbsp; Land that became Quay County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican-American War ended with ratification of the {{wpd|Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo}}.<br>
  
*'''County seat:''' Tucumcari
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'''1903--'''Quay County was created 28 February 1903 from [[Guadalupe County, New Mexico|Guadalupe]] and [[Union County, New Mexico|Union]] counties.<ref name="HBG" />
  
 
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Allen Cemetery, Anniston Cemetery, Apodaca Cemetery, Beevers Cemetery, Boot Hill Cemetery, Britt Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Browning Cemetery. Cherokee Valley Cemetery, Dunns Cemetery, Endee Cemetery, Fife Family Ranch Cemetery, Gerhardt Cemetery, Grady Cemetery, Hanley Cemetery, Hassell Cemetery, House Cemetery, House Cemetery, Hudson Cemetery, Ima Cemetery, Logan Cemetery, Lone Mesa Cemetery, McAlister Cemetery, Menninite Church Cemetery, Montoya Cemetery, Nara Vista Cemetery, Newhome Cemetery, Obar Cemetery, Plains Cemetery, Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Prater Cemetery, Puerto Cemetery, Quay Cemetery, Rana Cemetery, Rowe Cemetery, San Jon Cemetery, Sunnyside Cemetery, Tucumcari Memorial Park, West Cemetery, Wheatland Cemetery.  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Allen Cemetery, Anniston Cemetery, Apodaca Cemetery, Beevers Cemetery, Boot Hill Cemetery, Britt Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Browning Cemetery. Cherokee Valley Cemetery, Dunns Cemetery, Endee Cemetery, Fife Family Ranch Cemetery, Gerhardt Cemetery, Grady Cemetery, Hanley Cemetery, Hassell Cemetery, House Cemetery, House Cemetery, Hudson Cemetery, Ima Cemetery, Logan Cemetery, Lone Mesa Cemetery, McAlister Cemetery, Menninite Church Cemetery, Montoya Cemetery, Nara Vista Cemetery, Newhome Cemetery, Obar Cemetery, Plains Cemetery, Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Prater Cemetery, Puerto Cemetery, Quay Cemetery, Rana Cemetery, Rowe Cemetery, San Jon Cemetery, Sunnyside Cemetery, Tucumcari Memorial Park, West Cemetery, Wheatland Cemetery.  
  
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Allen, Forrest, Hassell, House, Logan, McAlister, Montoya, Nara Vista, Obar, Ragland, San Jon, Tucumcari, Wheatland.  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Allen, Forrest, Hassell, House, Logan, McAlister, Montoya, Nara Vista, Obar, Ragland, San Jon, Tucumcari, Wheatland.  
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{{Census|New Mexico}}
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
== Family History Centers  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
  
'''Tucumcari New Mexico '''<br>2400 S 9th St<br>Tucumcari, Quay, New Mexico, United States<br>Phone: 575-461-9676<br>Hours: Wednesdays 6:30pm-8pm, Sun 10:40-11:30 and By appt<br>Closed: The first two weeks in August<br>Attention: Call Bonnie Thompson 575-461-9822 for information<br>
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]][[Tucumcari New Mexico Family History Center|Tucumcari New Mexico Family History Center]]
 
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*[[Tucumcari New Mexico Family History Center]]
This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
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**Tucumcari, New Mexico
 
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205632&subject_disp=New+Mexico%2C+Quay&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 20:31, 12 September 2012

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County Courthouse

Quay County Courthouse
300 S 3rd St; PO Box 1225;
Tucumcari, NM 88401
Phone: 505.461.0510 

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1893, probate records, military records from 1945; District Court Clerk has divorce and court records.[1]

History

Parent County

  • Up until 1821New Spain controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an archives in Seville, Spain, or to archives in Mexico City.
  • From 1821 until 1846Mexico had jurisdiction over the land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of this period may have been sent to archives in Mexico City. Starting in 1846 United States forces occupied New Mexico during the Mexican-American War.
  • 1848 -  Land that became Quay County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican-American War ended with ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

1903--Quay County was created 28 February 1903 from Guadalupe and Union counties.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

     Search by Cemetery Name:

          Allen Cemetery, Anniston Cemetery, Apodaca Cemetery, Beevers Cemetery, Boot Hill Cemetery, Britt Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Browning Cemetery. Cherokee Valley Cemetery, Dunns Cemetery, Endee Cemetery, Fife Family Ranch Cemetery, Gerhardt Cemetery, Grady Cemetery, Hanley Cemetery, Hassell Cemetery, House Cemetery, House Cemetery, Hudson Cemetery, Ima Cemetery, Logan Cemetery, Lone Mesa Cemetery, McAlister Cemetery, Menninite Church Cemetery, Montoya Cemetery, Nara Vista Cemetery, Newhome Cemetery, Obar Cemetery, Plains Cemetery, Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Prater Cemetery, Puerto Cemetery, Quay Cemetery, Rana Cemetery, Rowe Cemetery, San Jon Cemetery, Sunnyside Cemetery, Tucumcari Memorial Park, West Cemetery, Wheatland Cemetery.


     Search by Cemetery location:

          Allen, Forrest, Hassell, House, Logan, McAlister, Montoya, Nara Vista, Obar, Ragland, San Jon, Tucumcari, Wheatland.

Census

For tips on accessing Quay County, New Mexico Genealogy census records online, see: New Mexico Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

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. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Quay County, New Mexico page 474, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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