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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New_Mexico|New Mexico]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New_Mexico|New Mexico]]''  
  
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=== Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico  ===
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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.<br>The New Mexico Records Center and Archives has muster rolls, cemetery records, and files of the Adjutant General's office from 1848 to 1945. [[New Mexico Military Records|Read more...]]  
 
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.<br>The New Mexico Records Center and Archives has muster rolls, cemetery records, and files of the Adjutant General's office from 1848 to 1945. [[New Mexico Military Records|Read more...]]  
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Originally known as a part of Aztlan [the land of the north].&nbsp; Home of the ancestors of many native american and hispanic populations.&nbsp;  
 
Originally known as a part of Aztlan [the land of the north].&nbsp; Home of the ancestors of many native american and hispanic populations.&nbsp;  
  
1598 El Reino de Nuevo Mexico, Nueva Espana [The Kingdom of New Mexico, New Spain].&nbsp; Look for Spanish land records and Spanish census record. See also&nbsp;[[Camino Real de Tierra Adentro|Camino Real de Tierra Adentro]]<br>  
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*1598 - El Reino de Nuevo Mexico, Nueva Espana [The Kingdom of New Mexico, New Spain].&nbsp; Look for Spanish land records and Spanish census record. See also&nbsp;[[Camino Real de Tierra Adentro|Camino Real de Tierra Adentro]]<br>
  
1821 Territorio de Nuevo Mexico, Mexico [The Territory of New Mexico, Mexico].&nbsp; Look for Mexican records  
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*1821 - Territorio de Nuevo Mexico, Mexico [The Territory of New Mexico, Mexico].&nbsp; Look for Mexican records
  
1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo transferred much of Southwest to the United States  
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*1848 - The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo transferred much of the southwest to the United States
  
1850&nbsp; New Mexico Territory, United States.&nbsp; 1st US Federal Census in 1850
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*1850 - 1st United States Federal Census in New Mexico Territory
  
1912 New Mexico, United States [47th state of the Union]
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*1912 - New Mexico becomes the 47th state in the United States
  
 
=== Did You Know?  ===
 
=== Did You Know?  ===
  
*The best collection of published biographies in New Mexico is at the New Mexico State Library. The Family History Library has some biographies. [[New Mexico Biography|Read more...]]<br>  
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*The best collection of published biographies in New Mexico is at the [http://www.nmstatelibrary.org/ New Mexico State Library].  
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*The Family History Library has some biographies. [[New Mexico Biography|Read more...]]<br>  
 
*'''[[Gretna Greens in the United States|Gretna Greens]].''' When a New Mexico couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like [[Clark County, Nevada|Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada]], or [[Yuma County, Arizona|Yuma, Yuma, Arizona]].<ref name="Eakle1">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).</ref>
 
*'''[[Gretna Greens in the United States|Gretna Greens]].''' When a New Mexico couple's marriage is not in their home county, search for it in alternate places like [[Clark County, Nevada|Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada]], or [[Yuma County, Arizona|Yuma, Yuma, Arizona]].<ref name="Eakle1">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).</ref>
  
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Santa Ana County, New Mexico|Santa Ana]]  
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[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]]  
  
=== Research Tools  ===
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=== &nbsp;Research Tools  ===
  
 
*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''&nbsp;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.&nbsp; ISBN: 0-89013-239-0.  
 
*''Origins of New Mexico Families, A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period''&nbsp;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.&nbsp; 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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[http://www.nmgs.org/linkna.htm New Mexico Genealogical Society]  
 
[http://www.nmgs.org/linkna.htm New Mexico Genealogical Society]  
  
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[http://www.familytreedna.com/public/newmexicoDNA/ New Mexico DNA Project]
  
Online collectionscontianing these records are located in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list FamilySearch.org.]
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*[[New Mexico Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|New Mexico Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[New Mexico, County Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|New Mexico, County Death Records FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/New_Mexico_Births_and_Christenings_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Mew Mexico Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]
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*[[New Mexico Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]  
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png New Mexico

Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico

New-mexico.png New Mexico flag.png

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:

Things You Can Do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Wiki Volunteers Wanted

To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki click here:

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).