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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties: ''' [[Arizona County, New Mexico (Extinct)|Arizona County]] {{·}} [[Mesilla County, New Mexico|Mesilla]] {{·}} [[San Juan County, New Mexico (Extinct)|San Juan (extinct)]]{{·}} [[Santa Ana County, New Mexico|Santa Ana]]  
 
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties: ''' [[Arizona County, New Mexico (Extinct)|Arizona County]] {{·}} [[Mesilla County, New Mexico|Mesilla]] {{·}} [[San Juan County, New Mexico (Extinct)|San Juan (extinct)]]{{·}} [[Santa Ana County, New Mexico|Santa Ana]]  
  
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
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*''Origins of New Mexico Families, A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period'' by Fray Angelico Chavez (Museum of New Mexico Press, 1992): lists information about the founding families of Hispanic New Mexico for the 17th and 18th centuries.  ISBN: 0-89013-239-0.  
 
*''Origins of New Mexico Families, A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period'' by Fray Angelico Chavez (Museum of New Mexico Press, 1992): lists information about the founding families of Hispanic New Mexico for the 17th and 18th centuries.  ISBN: 0-89013-239-0.  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/NewMexico.pdf BYU New Mexico Research Outline] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.<br>
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/NewMexico.pdf BYU New Mexico Research Outline] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.<br>
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/newmexicogenealogy/page/new-mexico-genealogy-links-resources Looking 4 Kin Genealogy & Family History Network - New Mexico]
  
 
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*[[New Mexico Vital Records|Vital Records]]  
 
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Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico

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Many military records are found at the Family History Library, the National Archives, and other federal and state archives. United States provides more information about the federal records.
The New Mexico Records Center and Archives has muster rolls, cemetery records, and files of the Adjutant General's office from 1848 to 1945. Read more...

Originally known as a part of Aztlan [the land of the north].  Home of the ancestors of many native american and hispanic populations. 

  • 1598 - El Reino de Nuevo Mexico, Nueva Espana [The Kingdom of New Mexico, New Spain].  Look for Spanish land records and Spanish census record. See also Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
  • 1821 - Territorio de Nuevo Mexico, Mexico [The Territory of New Mexico, Mexico].  Look for Mexican records
  • 1848 - The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo transferred much of the southwest to the United States
  • 1850 - 1st United States Federal Census in New Mexico Territory
  • 1912 - New Mexico becomes the 47th state in the United States

Did You Know?

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Arizona County  · Mesilla  · San Juan (extinct) · Santa Ana

 Research Tools

 

External Links

New Mexico Genealogical Society

New Mexico DNA Project

Wiki articles describing online collecions are found at:

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Sources

  1. Arlene H. Eakle, "Have you searched and searched for a marriage without finding it?" in Genealogy Blog at http://www.arleneeakle.com/wordpress/2007/02/19/have-you-searched-and-searched-for-the-marriage-without-finding-it/ (accessed 8 January 2011).