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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''[[Saint_Mary's_County,_Nevada|Saint Mary's County]]'''  
 
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Nevada]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''[[Saint_Mary's_County,_Nevada|Saint Mary's County]]'''  
  
'''Saint Mary's County''' was created by the Utah legislature in 5 January 1856<ref name="CCFU">"Chart of County Formation in Utah" in ''Division of Archives and Records Service'' at http://archives.utah.gov/research/guides/county-formation.htm (accessed 11 August 2011).</ref> on land that eventually became Nevada from parts of Weber, Desert, Tooele, and Juab counties. It was named for the Saint Mary's River, later called the Humboldt River. It included parts of present day [[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]], [[Eureka County, Nevada|Eureka]], and [[White Pine County, Nevada|White Pine]] counties.<ref>"Counties of Nevada" in ''Nevada History: a Walk in the Past'' [http://nevada-history.org/county.html Counties of Nevada]''(accessed 7 August 2011).</ref> Saint Mary's County was discontinued in 2 March 1861 when Nevada became a separate territory.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of counties in Utah" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at {{wpd|List of counties in Utah}} (accessed 7 August 2011).</ref>  
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'''Saint Mary's County, Utah Territory''' was organized 5 January 1856<ref name="CCFU">"Chart of County Formation in Utah" in ''Division of Archives and Records Service'' at http://archives.utah.gov/research/guides/county-formation.htm (accessed 11 August 2011).</ref> from western parts of [[Weber County, Nevada|Weber]], [[Desert County, Nevada|Desert]], [[Tooele County, Utah|Tooele]], and [[Juab County, Utah|Juab]] counties. It was named for the Saint Mary's River, later called the Humboldt River. This county included all of present-day Nevada between 116° and 118° west longitude, and 39° 30' and 42° north latitude.<ref>Deon C. Greer, ''Atlas of Utah'' ((Ogden), Utah : Weber State College, 1981), 162, 164. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/7463447 WorldCat entry]. {{FHL|96665|item|disp=FHL Q Book 979.2 E7a}}.</ref>  
  
For records of Saint Mary's County, see ?
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[[Image:{{UT1856}}]]Saint Mary's County as part of [[Utah]] Territory was discontinued 2 March 1861 when [[Nevada]] Territory was created from part of Utah Territory. However, at that time Nevada organized a [[Saint Mary's County, Nevada|new Saint Mary's County]] to the northwest of the old. Part of the old became parts of present day [[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]], [[Eureka County, Nevada|Eureka]], and [[White Pine County, Nevada|White Pine]] counties.<ref>"Counties of Nevada" in ''Nevada History: a Walk in the Past'' at http://nevada-history.org/county.html (accessed 7 August 2011).</ref> <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.'' (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 688. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092 WorldCat entry]. {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D274 2002}}.</ref> <br><br>
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For records of Saint Mary's County (Utah Terrtory), see:
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:*[[Nevada Archives and Libraries|Nevada State Archives]].
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:*[[Utah Archives and Libraries#Utah_State_Archives_and_Record_Service|Utah State Archives]] ''may'' have a few records from the Utah Territory Saint Mary's County courts and deeds.
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:Some records for old Saint Mary's County, Utah Territory ''may'' have been transferred to, or ''may'' have been re-recorded in the new counties formed from the old Saint Mary's. See also:
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:*[[Elko County, Nevada]]
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:*[[Eureka County, Nevada]]
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:*[[White Pine County, Nevada]]
  
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png Nevada Gotoarrow.png Saint Mary's County

Saint Mary's County, Utah Territory was organized 5 January 1856[1] from western parts of Weber, Desert, Tooele, and Juab counties. It was named for the Saint Mary's River, later called the Humboldt River. This county included all of present-day Nevada between 116° and 118° west longitude, and 39° 30' and 42° north latitude.[2]

Utah Territory's old 1856 counties are named in orange. Present-day Nevada counties are outlined in white.
Saint Mary's County as part of Utah Territory was discontinued 2 March 1861 when Nevada Territory was created from part of Utah Territory. However, at that time Nevada organized a new Saint Mary's County to the northwest of the old. Part of the old became parts of present day Elko, Eureka, and White Pine counties.[3] [4]

For records of Saint Mary's County (Utah Terrtory), see:

Some records for old Saint Mary's County, Utah Territory may have been transferred to, or may have been re-recorded in the new counties formed from the old Saint Mary's. See also:

References

  1. "Chart of County Formation in Utah" in Division of Archives and Records Service at http://archives.utah.gov/research/guides/county-formation.htm (accessed 11 August 2011).
  2. Deon C. Greer, Atlas of Utah ((Ogden), Utah : Weber State College, 1981), 162, 164. WorldCat entry. FHL Q Book 979.2 E7a.
  3. "Counties of Nevada" in Nevada History: a Walk in the Past at http://nevada-history.org/county.html (accessed 7 August 2011).
  4. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 688. WorldCat entry. FHL Book 973 D274 2002.