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Revision as of 02:21, 20 March 2013

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Guide to Storey County Nevada genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Storey County, Nevada
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Nevada
Location of Nevada in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 25, 1861
County Seat Virginia City
Courthouse
Address Storey County Courthouse
602 Nevada Storey County Courthouse
PO Box D;
Virginia City, NV 89440-0139
Phone: 755.847.0969

Contents

County Courthouse

Storey County Courthouse
PO Box D;
Virginia City, NV 89440-0139
Phone: 755.847.0969

County Recorder has birth, marriage, and death records from 1875 and land records.
County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1861
and probate records from 1875. [1]

History

Parent County

1861--Storey County was created 25 November 1861 as an original county.  County seat: Virginia City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Clark Gilpin Lockwood
Divide Gold Hill Virginia City




Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Storey County, Nevada Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Reno newspapers going back to 1870. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

3,980 marriages from 24 Feb 1862 to 12 Sep 1936 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Storey County Public Library
95 South R ST
Virginia City, NV 89440
Telephone 775-847-0956

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), Storey County, Oregon page 443, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 2 August 2011).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 4 August 2011).
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