Lincoln County, New Mexico Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.lincolncountynm.net/ Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>300 Central Avenue<br>Carrizozo, NM 88301<br>Phone: 505.648.2331&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1882, <br>probate records from 1880 and&nbsp; newspapers from 1890<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, New Mexico page 474, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.lincolncountynm.net/ Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>300 Central Avenue<br>Carrizozo, NM 88301<br>Phone: 505.648.2331&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1882, <br>probate records from 1880 and&nbsp; newspapers from 1890<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, New Mexico page 474, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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*'''1869--'''Lincoln County was created 16 January 1869&nbsp;from [[Socorro County, New Mexico|Socorro]] and [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico|Dona Ana]] Counties.
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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}}. <br>
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*'''1848''' -&nbsp; Land that became Lincoln County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican War ended with ratification of the {{wpd|Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo}}.<br>
  
'''County seat:''' Carrizozo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''1869--'''Lincoln County was created 16 January 1869 from [[Socorro County, New Mexico|Socorro]] and [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico|Doña Ana]] counties.<ref name="HBG" />
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Lincoln County Courthouse
300 Central Avenue
Carrizozo, NM 88301
Phone: 505.648.2331 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1882,
probate records from 1880 and  newspapers from 1890[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 Lincoln County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican War ended with ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Lincoln 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), Lincoln County, New Mexico page 474, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.