Lander County, Nevada Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://landercountynv.org/ Lander County Courthouse]<br>315 S Humboldt Street<br>Battle Mountain, NV 89820<br>Phone: 775.635.5761 <br>
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[http://landercountynv.org/ Lander County Courthouse]<br>315 S Humboldt Street<br>Battle Mountain, NV 89820<br>Phone: 775.635.5761 <br>  
  
County Clerk has marriage records&nbsp;Clerk <br>has marriage records from 1867, <br>divorce records, probate and court records from 1865; <br>County &nbsp;Auditor has some birth records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lander 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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County Clerk has marriage records&nbsp;Clerk <br>has marriage records from 1867, <br>divorce records, probate and court records from 1865; <br>County &nbsp;Auditor has some birth records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lander County, Oregon page 442, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 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>  
 
:*[[California Trail]] 1846 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>  
:*[[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 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>  
 
:*[[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>
 
:*[[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>
  
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Austin Nevada Family History Center]]
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*[[Battle Mountain Nevada Family History Center]]<br>
 
*[[Battle Mountain Nevada Family History Center]]<br>
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 20:41, 29 November 2012

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Online Records


Contents

County Courthouse

Lander County Courthouse
315 S Humboldt Street
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
Phone: 775.635.5761

County Clerk has marriage records Clerk
has marriage records from 1867,
divorce records, probate and court records from 1865;
County  Auditor has some birth records[1]

History

Parent County

1862--Lander County was created 19 December 1862 as an original county.  County seat: Battle Mountain [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Argenta Canon City Gold Quartz McCoy Rennox
Austin Copper Basin Hilltop Mosel Rosny
Bannock Cortez Jenkins Mount Airy Tenabo
Battle Mountain Dewitt Mill Kampos Petersons Mill Yankee Blade
Buckingham Camp Gold Acres Kingston Piute







Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

1,106 marriages from 18 Jul 1863 to 10 Dec 1949 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Austin Historical Society
180 Main Street
Austin, NV 89310
1-775-964-1202
Web site: http://www.ausnvhistsoc.com/

Round Mountain Public Library
73 Hadley Ln
Round Mountain, NV 89045
Telephone 775-377-2215


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), Lander County, Oregon page 442, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).
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