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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Storey County | county_map = | state = Nevada | state_map = Nevada.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1861 | founded date = November 25 | seat = Virginia City | building image = | building address = Storey County Courthouse<br>602 Nevada [http://www.courtreference.com/Storey-County-Nevada-Courts.htm Storey County Courthouse]<br>PO Box D; <br>Virginia City, NV 89440-0139<br>Phone: 755.847.0969}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Storey-County-Nevada-Courts.htm Storey County Courthouse]<br>PO Box D; <br>Virginia City, NV 89440-0139<br>Phone: 755.847.0969<br><br>County Recorder has birth, marriage, and death records from 1875 and land records. <br>County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1861<br>and probate records from 1875. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Storey County, Oregon page 443, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861--'''Storey County was created 25 November 1861 as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Virginia City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1861--'''Storey County was created 25 November 1861 as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Virginia City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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*'''Unincorporated Communities:''' [[Gold Hill, Nevada|Gold Hill]] | [[Virginia City, Nevada|Virginia City]]
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| {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Storey%2C+Gold+Hill|subject|disp=Gold Hill}}
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| {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Storey%2C+Virginia+City|subject|disp=Virginia City}}
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Lyon County, Nevada|Lyon]]
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*[[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for emigrant settlers included:
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:*[[California Trail]] 1844 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<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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::*'''''Truckee (River) Trail''''' 1844 crossed the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Mile_Desert#Forty_Mile_Desert Forty Mile Desert] to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truckee_River Truckee River] to follow it west past [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reno,_Nevada Reno, Nevada] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Donner_Pass Donner Pass] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emigrant_Gap Emigrant Gap] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutter%27s_Fort Sutter's Fort] ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento, California]). The exact route varied over the years, the most used being the Nevada City Road and Auburn Emigrant Road combination.
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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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:*[[Central Overland Trail]] 1859-1869 from [[Salt Lake City, Utah]] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_City,_Nevada Carson City, Nevada] through central [[Nevada]] on a route south of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humboldt_River Humboldt River]]<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 4 August 2011).</ref>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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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. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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3,980 marriages from 24 Feb 1862 to 12 Sep 1936 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Storey County Public Library<br>95 South R ST<br>Virginia City, NV 89440<br>Telephone 775-847-0956<br>
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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=206414&subject_disp=Nevada%2C+Storey&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:35, 5 March 2013

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Storey County, Nevada
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nevada
Location of Nevada in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 25, 1861
County Seat Virginia City
Courthouse
Address Storey County Courthouse
602 Nevada Storey County Courthouse
PO Box D;
Virginia City, NV 89440-0139
Phone: 755.847.0969


County Courthouse

Storey County Courthouse
PO Box D;
Virginia City, NV 89440-0139
Phone: 755.847.0969

County Recorder has birth, marriage, and death records from 1875 and land records.
County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1861
and probate records from 1875. [1]

History

Parent County

1861--Storey County was created 25 November 1861 as an original county.  County seat: Virginia City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Clark Gilpin Lockwood
Divide Gold Hill Virginia City




Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Storey County, Nevada Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

3,980 marriages from 24 Feb 1862 to 12 Sep 1936 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Storey County Public Library
95 South R ST
Virginia City, NV 89440
Telephone 775-847-0956

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Storey 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).
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 4 August 2011).