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== '''Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico'''  ==
 
== '''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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*'''[[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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*[[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:&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]]
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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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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/newmexicogenealogy/page/new-mexico-genealogy-links-resources Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - New Mexico]
 
*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/newmexicogenealogy/page/new-mexico-genealogy-links-resources Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - New Mexico]
  
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=== External Links  ===
 
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Mexico-Genealogy-Research/278353502243281?fref=ts Join a Facebook Group]&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Mexico-Genealogy-Research/278353502243281?fref=ts Join a Facebook Group]&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in New Mexico Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
 
*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in New Mexico Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
 
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Welcome from the Land of Enchantment, New Mexico

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

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Research Tools

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External Links

New Mexico Genealogical Society

New Mexico DNA Project

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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).