Los Alamos County, New Mexico Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Los_Alamos_County,_New_Mexico|Los Alamos County]]'' <br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://www.losalamosnm.us/Pages/home.aspx Los Alamos County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 30 2300 Trinity Drive<br>Los Alamos, NM 87544-3051<br>Phone: 505.662.8010&nbsp;<br><br>'''''County Clerk''''' has marriage records from 1940, land records from 1949, probate records from 1953, and burial records from 1961; '''''District Court Clerk''''' has divorce and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Los Alamos 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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=== History  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
*'''1949--'''Los Alamos County was created 16 March 1949&nbsp;from [[Sandoval_County,_New_Mexico|Sandoval ]]and [[Santa Fe |Santa Fe]] 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>
*'''County seat:''' Los Alamos <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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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 Los Alamos County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican-American War ended with ratification of the {{wpd|Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo}}.<br>
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*'''1949--'''Los Alamos County was created 16 March 1949 from [[Sandoval County, New Mexico|Sandoval]] and [[Santa Fe County, New Mexico|Santa Fe]] counties.<ref name="HBG" />
  
 
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*[[Rio_Arriba_County,_New_Mexico|Rio Arriba]]  
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*[[Rio Arriba County, New Mexico|Rio Arriba]]  
*[[Sandoval_County,_New_Mexico|Sandoval]]
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*[[Sandoval County, New Mexico|Sandoval]]  
*[[Santa_Fe_County,_New_Mexico|Santa Fe]]
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*[[Santa Fe County, New Mexico|Santa Fe]]
  
 
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{{Census|New Mexico}}
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Los Alamos New Mexico Family History Center]]
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**Los Alamos, New Mexico
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*[[White Rock New Mexico Family History Center|White Rock New Mexico Family History Center<br>]]
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**Los Alamos, New Mexico
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205607&subject_disp=New+Mexico%2C+Los+Alamos&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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County Courthouse

Los Alamos County Courthouse
PO Box 30 2300 Trinity Drive
Los Alamos, NM 87544-3051
Phone: 505.662.8010 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1940, land records from 1949, probate records from 1953, and burial records from 1961; District Court Clerk 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 Los Alamos County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican-American 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 Los Alamos 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), Los Alamos County, New Mexico page 474, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.