Cibola County, New Mexico

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{{New Mexico-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] > Cibola County'' [[Image:Nm-cibola.png|right|300px]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Cibola_County,_New_Mexico|Cibola County]]'' <br>
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Guide to '''Cibola County New Mexico genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Cibola County
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| state = New Mexico
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| founded year = 1981
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| founded date = June 19
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| seat = Cibola
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| building address = [http://www.courtreference.com/Cibola-County-New-Mexico-Courts.htm Cibola County Courthouse] <br>515 W High Avenue<br>Grants, NM 87020-2526<br>Phone:. 505.287.8107<br> [http://www.co.cibola.nm.us Cibola County Website]}}
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[[Image:Nm-cibola.png|right|300px|Nm-cibola.png]]  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Cibola-County-New-Mexico-Courts.htm Cibola County Courthouse]<br>515 W High Avenue<br>Grants, NM 87020-2526<br>Phone:. 505.287.8107&nbsp;<br><br>'''''County Clerk''''' has records from 1981.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cibola County, New Mexico page 473, {{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  ====
  
On 19 June 1981 created from western four-fifths of [[Valencia_County,_New_Mexico|Valencia County]].&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Grants <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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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}}.
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*'''1848''' -&nbsp; Land that became Cibola County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican War ended with ratification of the {{wpd|Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo}}.<br>
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'''19 June 1981''' created from western four-fifths of [[Valencia County, New Mexico|Valencia County]].<ref name="HBG" />  
  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=37958&CScn=Pioneer&CScntry=4&CSst=34&CScnty=1931& Pioneer Memorial Park] (also known as Bluewater Cemetery) in Bluewater NM at Find A Grave. From I-40, take the Bluewater Village exit, south 1 mile to stopsign, turn left. About three quarters of a mile, the cemeter will be visible off to the right.<br>  
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=37958&CScn=Pioneer&CScntry=4&CSst=34&CScnty=1931& Pioneer Memorial Park] (also known as Bluewater Cemetery) in Bluewater NM at Find A Grave. From I-40, take the Bluewater Village exit, 606 or Main Street. South 1 mile to stopsign, turn left. About three quarters of a mile, the cemetery will be off to the right.<br>  
  
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2208682&CScntry=4&CSst=34&CScnty=1931&CSsr=21& McNeill Private Cemetery ]in Bluewater NM at Find A Grave. From I-40, take the Bluewater Village exit, south a quarter miles, turn right on Center Street west a quarter mile, turn left on Fir Street a quarter mile south. Cemetery will be on the right.
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2208682&CScntry=4&CSst=34&CScnty=1931&CSsr=21& McNeill Private Cemetery] in Bluewater NM at Find A Grave. From I-40, take the Bluewater Village exit, 606 or Main Street. South a quarter mile, turn right on Center Street west a half mile, turn left on Fir Street south about a quarter mile. Cemetery will be on the right.  
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[http://cibola.nmgenweb.us/cemetery.html Cibola County Cemeteries] at Cibola New Mexico GenWeb.
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{{Census|New Mexico}}
  
 
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
Land Records since 1981 are located at the Cibola County NM Recorders Office
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Land Records since 1981 are located at the [http://www.co.cibola.nm.us/clerk.html County Clerks Office of Cibola County NM]
  
&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; 515 West High Street<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; Grants, NM 87020-2558<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; (505) 285-2526
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Land Records before 1981 are located at the [http://www.co.valencia.nm.us/departments/clerk/County_Clerk.html County Clerks Office of Valencia County NM]<br>  
  
Land Records before 1981 are located at the Valencia County NM Recorders Office
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Most of the land in New Mexico was originally obtained from the US federal government by a patent. These [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspx General Land Office Records] are searchable online and most have free images of patents to download. The minimum information needed for a search is the state where the land is located and the name of the person receiving the patent. Surveys and Land Status Records can also be searched here.
 
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&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; 444 Luna Street<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; Los Lunas, NM 87031-6800<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; (505) 866-2065
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[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=New+Mexico&county=Cibola&city=&year1=1690&year2=2012&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&material_type=&lccn=&rows=20 Cibola county NM Newspapers] found at Library of Congress
  
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
*[[Grants New Mexico Family History Center|Grants New Mexico Family History Center]]
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**Grants, New Mexico
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Grants Family History Center<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 1010 Bondad Street<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Grants New Mexico 87020
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://cibola.nmgenweb.us/ USGenWeb project]. Maps, name indexes, history and other information for this county.  
 
*{{FHL|New+Mexico%2C+Cibola|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|New+Mexico%2C+Cibola|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Guide to Cibola County New Mexico genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Cibola County, New Mexico
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting New Mexico
Location of New Mexico in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 19, 1981
County Seat Cibola
Courthouse
Address Cibola County Courthouse
515 W High Avenue
Grants, NM 87020-2526
Phone:. 505.287.8107
Cibola County Website
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Contents

County Courthouse

Cibola County Courthouse
515 W High Avenue
Grants, NM 87020-2526
Phone:. 505.287.8107 

County Clerk has records from 1981.[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 Cibola County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican War ended with ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

19 June 1981 created from western four-fifths of Valencia County.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Pioneer Memorial Park (also known as Bluewater Cemetery) in Bluewater NM at Find A Grave. From I-40, take the Bluewater Village exit, 606 or Main Street. South 1 mile to stopsign, turn left. About three quarters of a mile, the cemetery will be off to the right.

McNeill Private Cemetery in Bluewater NM at Find A Grave. From I-40, take the Bluewater Village exit, 606 or Main Street. South a quarter mile, turn right on Center Street west a half mile, turn left on Fir Street south about a quarter mile. Cemetery will be on the right.

Cibola County Cemeteries at Cibola New Mexico GenWeb.

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Land Records since 1981 are located at the County Clerks Office of Cibola County NM

Land Records before 1981 are located at the County Clerks Office of Valencia County NM

Most of the land in New Mexico was originally obtained from the US federal government by a patent. These General Land Office Records are searchable online and most have free images of patents to download. The minimum information needed for a search is the state where the land is located and the name of the person receiving the patent. Surveys and Land Status Records can also be searched here.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Cibola county NM Newspapers found at Library of Congress

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

     Grants Family History Center
     1010 Bondad Street
     Grants New Mexico 87020

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cibola County, New Mexico page 473, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.