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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. The United States Research Outline provides more information about the federal records.
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]
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