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=== Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico  ===
 
=== Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico  ===
  
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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  
 
1821 Territorio de Nuevo Mexico, Mexico [The Territory of New Mexico, Mexico].&nbsp; Look for Mexican records  
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=== 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 New Mexico State Library. 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>
  
 
=== Counties  ===
 
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*[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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=== Things You Can Do  ===
 
=== Things You Can Do  ===
  
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*[[Indians of New Mexico|American Indians]]  
 
*[[Indians of New Mexico|American Indians]]  
 
*[[New Mexico Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
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*[[New Mexico Periodicals|Periodicals]]  
 
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*[[New Mexico Probate Records|Probate Records]]  
 
*[[New Mexico Probate Records|Probate Records]]  
*[[New Mexico Societies|Societies]]
 
 
*[[New Mexico Taxation|Taxation]]  
 
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*[[New Mexico Vital Records|Vital Records]]  
 
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*[[New Mexico State-wide Websites|Websites]]
 
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Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico

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Featured Content

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 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?

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Mesilla · 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.
  • BYU New Mexico Research Outline largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from BYU Library, 2001.

 

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:

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).