Santa Fe County, New Mexico

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[New Mexico|New Mexico]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Santa_Fe_County,_New_Mexico|Santa Fe County]]'' <br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://www.co.santa-fe.nm.us/ Santa Fe County Courthouse]<br>102 Grant Avenue<br>Santa Fe, NM 87505<br>Phone: 505.986.6280&nbsp;<br><br>'''''County Clerk''''' has marriage records from 1900, probate records from 1894 and land records from 1848<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Santa Fe County, New Mexico page 474, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== History  ===
  
 
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'''1852--'''Santa Fe County was created 9 January 1852&nbsp;as an original county. '''County seat:''' Santa Fe <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*Up until '''1821''' -&nbsp; [[New Spain]] controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an [http://www.mcu.es/archivos/MC/AGI/index.html archives] in Seville, Spain, or to [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|archives]] in Mexico City. <br>
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*From 1821 until '''1846''' -&nbsp;[[Mexico]] had jurisdiction over the land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of this period may have been sent to [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|archives]] in Mexico City. <br>
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*'''22 September 1846 - Santa Fe County was created''' based on an old Mexican government ''partido&nbsp;'' as one of seven original New Mexico counties under General {{wpd|Stephen W. Kearny}}'s '''''{{wpd|Kearny Code}}''''' of laws for the occupied Mexican territory.<ref>"Courts and Judicial Powers, Sec. 6” ''Kearny Code: Laws for the Government of the Territory of New Mexico, September 22, 1846'' (Santa Fe, N. Mex.: S. W. Kearny, 1846), 47. [http://www.newmexicohistory.org/filedetails.php?fileID=384 Digital online edition].</ref> It formally became a part of the United States when the {{wpd|Mexican-American War}} ended in 1848 with the signing of the {{wpd|Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo}}.<br>
  
 
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*9 January '''1852''' - All New Mexico counties were redefined.<ref>N.M. Terr. Laws 1851, 1st assy., 2d sess. /p. 291</ref> <ref>William Thorndale, and William Dollarhide, ''Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 26. {{WorldCat|69672637|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|545087|item|disp=FHL Book 973 X2th}}.</ref> <ref>''Original Counties of New Mexico Territory'' (map) at http://www.nmgs.org/Graphics/nmcoun-orig.jpg (accessed 9 August 2011).</ref><br>
  
 
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{{Census|New Mexico}}
  
 
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The following Civil War battle was fought in Santa Fe County.
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*March 26-28, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nm002.htm Glorieta Pass], also known as La Glorieta Pass<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/nm002.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 8 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/NMmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in New Mexico.&nbsp;
  
 
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NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=66 Santa Fe and Albuquerque newspapers] online. Their database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
 
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'''Santa Fe New Mexico '''<br>410 Rodeo Rd<br>Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States<br>Phone: 505-982-9233<br>Hours: T 9am-3pm; W 6pm-9pm; Th 9am-12pm, Sat 9am-3:30pm<br>Closed: Nov 22 -25, Dec 25 - Jan 1<br>Attention: Center open additional times by appt<br>
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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*'''[[Santa Fe New Mexico Family History Center]]'''  
This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
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**Santa Fe, New Mexico<br>
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205711&subject_disp=New+Mexico%2C+Santa+Fe&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|New+Mexico%2C+Santa+Fe|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Santa Fe County Courthouse
102 Grant Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 505.986.6280 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1900, probate records from 1894 and land records from 1848[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.
  • 22 September 1846 - Santa Fe County was created based on an old Mexican government partido  as one of seven original New Mexico counties under General Stephen W. Kearny's Kearny Code of laws for the occupied Mexican territory.[2] It formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican-American War ended in 1848 with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.

Boundary Changes

  • 9 January 1852 - All New Mexico counties were redefined.[3] [4] [5]

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Santa Fe County, New Mexico census records online, see: New Mexico Census.

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Santa Fe

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Santa Fe County.

Map showing Civil War battles in New Mexico. 

Newspapers

NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a large collection of Santa Fe and Albuquerque newspapers online. Their database is sometimes free at libraries.

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Santa Fe County, New Mexico page 474, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Courts and Judicial Powers, Sec. 6” Kearny Code: Laws for the Government of the Territory of New Mexico, September 22, 1846 (Santa Fe, N. Mex.: S. W. Kearny, 1846), 47. Digital online edition.
  3. N.M. Terr. Laws 1851, 1st assy., 2d sess. /p. 291
  4. William Thorndale, and William Dollarhide, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920 (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987), 26. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 X2th.
  5. Original Counties of New Mexico Territory (map) at http://www.nmgs.org/Graphics/nmcoun-orig.jpg (accessed 9 August 2011).
  6. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 8 August, 2012)