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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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Grant County Courthouse<br> 201 N Cooper St; PO Box 898; <br>Silver City, NM 88062<br> Phone:. 505.538.2979&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage records&nbsp;Clerk<br> has marriage records from 1872, probate records <br>from 1884, land records from 1871 and newspapers <br>from 1900; Clerk District Court has divorce Records; <br>Municipal Court has court&nbsp;records
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:19, 20 August 2012

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County Courthouse

Grant County Courthouse
201 N Cooper St; PO Box 898;
Silver City, NM 88062
Phone:. 505.538.2979 

County Clerk has marriage records Clerk
has marriage records from 1872, probate records
from 1884, land records from 1871 and newspapers
from 1900; Clerk District Court has divorce Records;
Municipal Court has court records

History

Parent County

  • 1868--Grant County was created 30 January 1868 from Dona Ana County.  County seat: Silver City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Gila
  • Hachita
  • Silver City

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For a comprehensive death index of over 75,000 death records for Grant County, visit Carl W. Scholl Grant County New Mexico Death and Cemetery Records. Sources used to create this index include cemeteries, church records, death certificates (state and local copies), funeral home records, mining records, mortuary records, obituaries, and voter purge 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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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