New Mexico Cemeteries

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There is no major statewide collection or index of cemetery transcripts for New Mexico. Some tombstone inscriptions have been published in periodicals. The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection contains some tombstone inscriptions from New Mexico. This collection is described in [[New Mexico Genealogy]]. See [[United States Cemeteries]] for further suggestions on locating cemetery records.
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[[Image:800px-USA 09643 Taos Pueblo Luca Galuzzi 2007.jpg|thumb|right|320x220px|Taos Pueblo and Taos Pueblo cemetery, Taos, New Mexico]]  
  
=== Web Sites ===
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New_Mexico_Cemeteries|New Mexico Cemeteries]]''
  
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Cemetery records, such as tombstone and [[Sexton Records|sexton’s records]], have value in that they may give birth and death dates, age at death, name of spouse and children, a maiden name or, occasionally, a birthplace. Tombstones may have symbols or insignias indicating military service and social or religious affiliations. It is important to look at surrounding tombstones because family members may also be buried nearby.  
  
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== Online Resources  ==
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:*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#cemetery '''Billion Graves'''] can be searched by name, surname, or cemetery. It provides a photo and the GPS location of the grave marker.
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:*[http://www.findagrave.com/index.html '''Find A Grave'''] can be searched by the name of a person, family or cemetery. Usually gives birth and death dates and often comes with a picture of the tombstone. May also give obituaries, biographical information and names of family members with links to their information in Find A Grave.
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:*[http://www.interment.net/us/nm/index.htm '''Interment.net'''] includes many New Mexico cemetery transcriptions.
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== Statewide Collections  ==
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There is no major statewide collection or index of cemetery transcripts for New Mexico. Some tombstone inscriptions have been published in periodicals. The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection contains some tombstone inscriptions from New Mexico. This collection is described in [[New Mexico Genealogy|New Mexico Genealogy]]. See [[United States Cemeteries|United States Cemeteries]] for further suggestions on locating cemetery records.
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=== Family History Library Collection  ===
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*Myers,Lee, Marian Toney, and Dolores Cramer Wolf. ''Cemetery Records from Southern New Mexico''. Las Cruces, New Mexico: n.p., 1982. {{FHL|245515|title-id|disp=FHL book 978.9 V3m; FHL fiche 6017973}}
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:Contains tombstone inscriptions from Catron, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Hidalgo, Lincoln, Luna, Otero, Sierra, and Socorro counties.
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=== Periodicals  ===
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Several [[New Mexico Periodicals|'''New Mexico Periodicals''']] have published inscriptions and inventories from New Mexico cemeteries. These are referenced in the "Places" portion of the Periodical Source Index '''('''[[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|'''PERSI''']]''').'''
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[[Category:New_Mexico|Cemeteries]] [[Category:United_States_Cemeteries]]

Revision as of 17:10, 12 July 2012

Taos Pueblo and Taos Pueblo cemetery, Taos, New Mexico

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Cemetery records, such as tombstone and sexton’s records, have value in that they may give birth and death dates, age at death, name of spouse and children, a maiden name or, occasionally, a birthplace. Tombstones may have symbols or insignias indicating military service and social or religious affiliations. It is important to look at surrounding tombstones because family members may also be buried nearby.

Online Resources

  • Billion Graves can be searched by name, surname, or cemetery. It provides a photo and the GPS location of the grave marker.
  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person, family or cemetery. Usually gives birth and death dates and often comes with a picture of the tombstone. May also give obituaries, biographical information and names of family members with links to their information in Find A Grave.
  • Interment.net includes many New Mexico cemetery transcriptions.

Statewide Collections

There is no major statewide collection or index of cemetery transcripts for New Mexico. Some tombstone inscriptions have been published in periodicals. The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection contains some tombstone inscriptions from New Mexico. This collection is described in New Mexico Genealogy. See United States Cemeteries for further suggestions on locating cemetery records.

Family History Library Collection

Contains tombstone inscriptions from Catron, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Hidalgo, Lincoln, Luna, Otero, Sierra, and Socorro counties.

Periodicals

Several New Mexico Periodicals have published inscriptions and inventories from New Mexico cemeteries. These are referenced in the "Places" portion of the Periodical Source Index (PERSI).