Humboldt County, Nevada Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[http://www.hcnv.us/ Humboldt County Courthouse]<br>50 W 5th Street<br>Winnemucca, NV 89445<br>Phone: 775.623.6343<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1881, <br>divorce and court records from 1863, <br>probate records from 1900 and naturalization records from 1864.<br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Humboldt County, Oregon page 442, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://www.hcnv.us/ Humboldt County Courthouse]<br>50 W 5th Street<br>Winnemucca, NV 89445<br>Phone: 775.623.6343<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1881, <br>divorce and court records from 1863, <br>probate records from 1900 and naturalization records from 1864.<br>County Recorder has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Humboldt County, Oregon page 442, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humboldt_County,_Nevada Humboldt County Wikipedia entry]  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humboldt_County,_Nevada Humboldt County Wikipedia entry]  
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/registry.html USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project] and the [http://usgwtombstones.org/nevada/washoecem.html Washoe section]
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for {{FHL|797307|subject-id|disp=Cemeteries}}. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.<br>
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In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for {{FHL|797307|subject-id|disp=Cemeteries}}. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.<br>  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
Church records are usually found in the towns rather than on the county level. Search the Family History Library Catalog - Place Search for the&nbsp;town you desire.<br>
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[http://books.google.com/books?lr=&as_brr=0&q=nevada+history&btnG=Search+Books Google Books] has books about the history and people in Nevada. Try various search terms, including the names of people. Books designated with "Full view" can be read online.  
 
[http://books.google.com/books?lr=&as_brr=0&q=nevada+history&btnG=Search+Books Google Books] has books about the history and people in Nevada. Try various search terms, including the names of people. Books designated with "Full view" can be read online.  
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt County, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for {{FHL|1022085|subject-id|disp=History}}. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan. <br>
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In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt County, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for {{FHL|1022085|subject-id|disp=History}}. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan. <br>  
  
 
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[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/record-search-court-land.php?locIndex=17690 Probate records for Humboldt County]
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==== &nbsp;Taxation  ====
 
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[http://tax.state.nv.us/documents/Sales_Tax_Map.pdf http://www.hcnv.us/treas/treasurer.htm Tax records for Humboldt County Tax records for Humboldt County]
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
The [http://www.hcnv.us/recorder/recorder.htm County Recorder] is responsible for the recording, scanning/microfilming and indexing of marriage certificates, <br>
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The [http://www.hcnv.us/recorder/recorder.htm County Recorder] is responsible for the recording, scanning/microfilming and indexing of marriage certificates, <br>  
  
 
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt County, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for {{FHL|747002|subject-id|disp=Vital records}}. Films can be sent to family history centers.  
 
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for {{FHL|Nevada%2C+Humboldt|subject|disp=Humboldt County, Nevada}}, look at the list of records for {{FHL|747002|subject-id|disp=Vital records}}. Films can be sent to family history centers.  
  
651 marriages from 4 Jul 1862 to 4 Apr 1900 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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651 marriages from 4 Jul 1862 to 4 Apr 1900 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
[http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/polpac/library/clan/HCL/humtest.htm Humboldt County Library]<br>85 East 5th Street <br>Winnumucca, NV 89445<br>(775) 623-6388<br>
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[http://www.clan.lib.nv.us/polpac/library/clan/HCL/humtest.htm Humboldt County Library]<br>85 East 5th Street <br>Winnumucca, NV 89445<br>(775) 623-6388<br>  
  
[http://www.rootsweb.com/~nvsgs/ Nevada State Genealogical Society]<br>Mailing Address: P.O. Box 20666<br>Reno, NV 89515-0666<br>
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[http://www.rootsweb.com/~nvsgs/ Nevada State Genealogical Society]<br>Mailing Address: P.O. Box 20666<br>Reno, NV 89515-0666<br>  
  
[http://tinyurl.com/d5x56tn Nevada Historical Society]<br>1650 North Virginia Street<br>Reno, NV 89503<br>Telephone: 775-688-1190<br>Fax: 775-688-2917<br><br>
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[http://tinyurl.com/d5x56tn Nevada Historical Society]<br>1650 North Virginia Street<br>Reno, NV 89503<br>Telephone: 775-688-1190<br>Fax: 775-688-2917<br><br>  
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Humboldt County Courthouse
50 W 5th Street
Winnemucca, NV 89445
Phone: 775.623.6343

County Clerk has marriage records from 1881,
divorce and court records from 1863,
probate records from 1900 and naturalization records from 1864.
County Recorder has land records. [1]

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Humboldt County Wikipedia entry

50 West 5th Street, Winnemucca NV 89445

Phone: 775-623-6343

History

During the time Nevada was part of Utah Territory, the Utah legislature created a Humboldt County, Utah in 1856 with borders partially overlapping the present-day Nevada county.

Humboldt County is Nevada's oldest surviving county if the Utah version is counted. It was also one of Nevada's original nine counties created in 1861. Humboldt County Wikipedia entry

Parent County

1861--Humboldt County was created 25 November 1861 as an original county.  County seat: Winnemucca [2]

 Boundary Change

Boundary Changes


Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Awakening Dyke Knight Red House
Bliss Ellison McDermitt Rose Creek
Chinatown Getchell Orovada Sulphur
Comus Golconda Paradise Valley Tule
Cordero Gouge Eye Platora Valmy
Daveytown Harveyville Preble Weso
Denio Herrin Pronto Winnemucca
Denio Junction Hot Springs Raglan











Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

The following web sites have entries for people buried in Placer County. None have complete lists:

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Humboldt, Nevada, look at the list of records for Cemeteries. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.

Church

Church records are usually found in the towns rather than on the county level. Search the Family History Library Catalog - Place Search for the town you desire.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Winnemucca

Court

The County Clerk acts as clerk to the 6th Judicial District Court, maintains the court records for the District Court.

Land

The County Recorder is responsible for recording, scanning/microfilming and indexing of Real Estate Transactions, Mining Claim Locations and Assessment Work, Contracts, Leases, Judgments, UCC/Fixture Filing Statements, Liens, Maps and other miscellaneous documents.

Humboldt County Recorders by Town

Local Histories

Google Books has books about the history and people in Nevada. Try various search terms, including the names of people. Books designated with "Full view" can be read online.

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Humboldt County, Nevada, look at the list of records for History. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.

Maps

For historical maps,search the following free sites:

Historical Maps of Nevada

David Rumsey Collection for Nevada

Perry-Castaneda Map Collection for Nevada

Historic Map Works can view some images for free, though this is a commercial site

Migration

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

Military

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Humboldt County, Nevada, look at the list of records for Military records. Films can be sent to family history centers.

Newspapers

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Humboldt, Nevada, look at the list of records for Newspapers. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.

Probate 

Probate records for Humboldt County

 Taxation

http://tax.state.nv.us/documents/Sales_Tax_Map.pdf http://www.hcnv.us/treas/treasurer.htm Tax records for Humboldt County


Vital Records

The County Recorder is responsible for the recording, scanning/microfilming and indexing of marriage certificates,

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for Humboldt County, Nevada, look at the list of records for Vital records. Films can be sent to family history centers.

651 marriages from 4 Jul 1862 to 4 Apr 1900 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Humboldt County Library
85 East 5th Street
Winnumucca, NV 89445
(775) 623-6388

Nevada State Genealogical Society
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 20666
Reno, NV 89515-0666

Nevada Historical Society
1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89503
Telephone: 775-688-1190
Fax: 775-688-2917

Family History Centers


Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Humboldt County, Oregon page 442, 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).
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