Lander County, Nevada Genealogy

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Guide to Lander County Nevada genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lander County, Nevada
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nevada
Location of Nevada in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 19, 1862
County Seat Battle Mountain
Courthouse
Address 315 S Humboldt Street
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
Phone: 775.635.5761
Lander County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

  • Parent County: created 19 December 1862 as an original county *County Seat: Battle Mountain [1]
  • Neighboring Counties: Churchill | [[[Elko County, Nevada|Elko]] | Eureka | Humboldt | Nye | Pershing

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Repositories

Courthouse

Lander County Courthouse
315 S Humboldt Street
Battle Mountain, NV 89820
775-635-5761

County Clerk has marriage records from 1867,
divorce records, probate and court records from 1865.
County Auditor has some birth records. [5]

Family History Centers
Libraries

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

Museums
Societies

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


Taxation

Vital Records

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

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

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

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 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).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 4 August 2011).
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lander County, Oregon page 442, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
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