Storey County, Nevada Genealogy

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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1887*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1862*</center>
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Revision as of 19:09, 29 April 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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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 PO Box D
Virginia City, NV 89440-0139
Phone: 755.847.0969
Storey County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1887*
1862*
1887*
1859
1886
1861
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent County: created 25 November 1861 as an original county
  • County Seat: Virginia City [1]
  • Neighboring Counties: Lyon | Washoe

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Storey County Courthouse
PO Box D;
Virginia City, NV 89440-0139
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. [5]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
  • Storey County Public Library
    95 South R ST
    Virginia City, NV 89440
    775-847-0956
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage

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

Death

Websites

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

Places

Clark Gilpin Lockwood
Divide Gold Hill Virginia City

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 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).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "First Transcontinental Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad (accessed 2 August 2011).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 4 August 2011).
  5. 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.
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