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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. The United States Research Outline 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;
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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>
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1821 Territorio de Nuevo Mexico, Mexico [The Territory of New Mexico, Mexico].&nbsp; Look for Mexican records
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1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo transferred much of Southwest to the United States
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1850&nbsp; New Mexico Territory, United States.&nbsp; 1st US Federal Census in 1850
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1912 New Mexico, United States [47th state of the Union]
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== Did You Know? ==
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* 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...]]
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*[[Bernalillo County, New Mexico|Bernalillo]]
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*[[Catron County, New Mexico|Catron]]
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*[[Chaves County, New Mexico|Chaves]]
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*[[Cibola County, New Mexico|Cibola]]
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*[[Colfax County, New Mexico|Colfax]]
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*[[Curry County, New Mexico|Curry]]
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*[[De Baca County, New Mexico|De Baca]]
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*[[Dona Ana County, New Mexico|Dona Ana]]
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*[[Eddy County, New Mexico|Eddy]]
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*[[Grant County, New Mexico|Grant]]
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*[[Guadalupe County, New Mexico|Guadalupe]]
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*[[Harding County, New Mexico|Harding]]
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*[[Hidalgo County, New Mexico|Hidalgo]]
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*[[Lea County, New Mexico|Lea]]
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*[[Lincoln County, New Mexico|Lincoln]]
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*[[Los Alamos County, New Mexico|Los Alamos]]
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*[[Luna County, New Mexico|Luna]]
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*[[McKinley County, New Mexico|McKinley]]
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*[[Mora County, New Mexico|Mora]]
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*[[Otero County, New Mexico|Otero]]
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*[[Quay County, New Mexico|Quay]]
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*[[Rio Arriba County, New Mexico|Rio Arriba]]
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*[[Roosevelt County, New Mexico|Roosevelt]]
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*[[San Juan County, New Mexico|San Juan]]
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*[[San Miguel County, New Mexico|San Miguel]]
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*[[Sandoval County, New Mexico|Sandoval]]
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*[[Santa Fe County, New Mexico|Santa Fe]]
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*[[Sierra County, New Mexico|Sierra]]
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*[[Socorro County, New Mexico|Socorro]]
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*[[Taos County, New Mexico|Taos]]
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*[[Torrance County, New Mexico|Torrance]]
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*[[Union County, New Mexico|Union]]
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*[[Valencia County, New Mexico|Valencia]]
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Santa Ana County, New Mexico|Santa Ana]]
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== Research Tools  ==
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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].
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/New_Mexico/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/nm/nmfiles.htm The New Mexico GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*[http://www.unmpress.com/Book.php?id=542 Place Names of New Mexico]&nbsp;by Robert Julyan gives a short explanation about the towns and cities in New Mexico. ISBN: 0-8263-1689-1
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*<u>Origins of New Mexico Families, A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period</u>&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
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*[[New Mexico Native Races|American Indians]]
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*[[New Mexico Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[New Mexico Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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*[[New Mexico Biography|Biographies]]
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*[[New Mexico Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[New Mexico Census|Census]]
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*[[New Mexico Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[New Mexico Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[New Mexico Directories|Directories]]
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*[[New Mexico Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[New Mexico Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[New Mexico Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[New Mexico History|History]]
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Indians_of_New_Mexico#References Indians]
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*[[Hotel Guest Lists United States|Hotel Guest Lists]]
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*[[New Mexico Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[New Mexico Maps|Maps]]
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*[[New Mexico Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[New Mexico Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[New Mexico Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[New Mexico Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[New Mexico Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[New Mexico Societies|Societies]]
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*[[New Mexico Taxation|Taxation]]
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*[[New Mexico Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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Revision as of 22:50, 21 January 2010

United States > New Mexico

Contents

Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico

New-mexico.png New Mexico flag.png

Featured Content

Many military records are found at the Family History Library, the National Archives, and other federal and state archives. The United States Research Outline 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 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo transferred much of Southwest to the United States

1850  New Mexico Territory, United States.  1st US Federal Census in 1850

1912 New Mexico, United States [47th state of the Union]

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. Read more...


Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Santa Ana


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 Geographical Names Information System.
  • David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
  • The New Mexico GenWeb Project has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger USGenWeb Project. The USGenWeb Project provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
  • Place Names of New Mexico by Robert Julyan gives a short explanation about the towns and cities in New Mexico. ISBN: 0-8263-1689-1
  • 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


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: