Eddy County, New Mexico Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Eddy County, New Mexico|Eddy County]]'' <br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.eddy.nm.us/ Eddy County Courthouse]<br>101 West Greene<br>Carlsbad, NM 88220<br>Phone:&nbsp; 505.885.3383&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records <br>and newspapers from 1891; Clerk District&nbsp;Court<br>has divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Eddy County, New Mexico page 473, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== County Courthouse ===
  
== History  ==
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[http://www.co.eddy.nm.us/ Eddy County Courthouse]<br>101 West Greene<br>Carlsbad, NM 88220<br>Phone:&nbsp; 505.885.3383&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records <br>and newspapers from 1891; Clerk District&nbsp;Court<br>has divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Eddy County, New Mexico page 473, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== History  ===
  
 
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==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1889--'''Eddy County was created 25 February 1889 from [[Lincoln County, New Mexico|Lincoln]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Carlsbad <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 Eddy 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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*'''1889--'''Eddy County was created 25 February 1889 from [[Lincoln County, New Mexico|Lincoln]] County.<ref name="HBG" />
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Eddy County Courthouse
101 West Greene
Carlsbad, NM 88220
Phone:  505.885.3383 

County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records
and newspapers from 1891; Clerk District Court
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 Eddy County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican War ended with ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
  • 1889--Eddy County was created 25 February 1889 from Lincoln County.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Eddy 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), Eddy County, New Mexico page 473, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.