Roosevelt County, New Mexico Genealogy

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Guide to Roosevelt County New Mexico genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Roosevelt County, New Mexico
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting New Mexico
Location of New Mexico in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 28, 1903
County Seat Portales
Courthouse
Address Roosevelt County Courthouse
101 W 1st street
Portales, NM 88130
Phone: 505.356.8562
Roosevelt County Website
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Contents

County Courthouse

Roosevelt County Courthouse
101 W 1st Street
Portales, NM 88130
Phone: 505.356.8562 

County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 1903, military discharge records from 1919, and newspapers; District Court Clerk has divorce and court records.[1]

History

Parent County

  • Up until 1821New Spain controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an archives in Seville, Spain, or to archives in Mexico City.
  • From 1821 until 1846Mexico had jurisdiction over the land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of this period may have been sent to archives in Mexico City. Starting in 1846 United States forces occupied New Mexico during the Mexican-American War.
  • 1848 -  Land that became Roosevelt County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican-American War ended with ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
  • 1903--Roosevelt County was created 28 February 1903 from Chaves and Guadalupe counties.[1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Roosevelt County, New Mexico Genealogy census records online, see: New Mexico Census.


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Roosevelt County, New Mexico page 474, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.