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Genealogy Resources

New Mexico Genealogy Resources

  • Beyond Origins of New Mexico Families. A website maintained by José Antonio Esquibel. Additions and corrections to the great work of New Mexico genealogy compiled by the late Fray Angélico Chávez (1910-1996), Origins of New Mexico Families in the Spanish Colonial Period.
     
  • Delayed Certificates of Birth. Microfilm of records at New Mexico Department of Public Health, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Organized by county, then by date of birth. Many of these delayed birth certificates were issued after 1935, and were used by those near or over 65 years old who needed proof of birth to apply for Social Security benefits. Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1995, 5 rolls, FHL film 1991905, 1991647, 1992055, 1992056, 1992057, 1992058.
     
  • Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico.

  • New Mexico, Births and Christenings, 1726-1918. Name index to birth, baptism and christening records from the state of New Mexico. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.  FamilySearch.
     
  • New Mexico Census Records.

  • New Mexico, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865. Union service records of soldiers who served in organizations from the Territory of New Mexico. The records include a jacket-envelope for each soldier, labeled with his name, his rank, and the unit in which he served. The jacket-envelope typically contains card abstracts of entries relating to the soldier as found in original muster rolls, returns, rosters, payrolls, appointment books, hospital registers, prison registers and rolls, parole rolls, inspection reports; and the originals of any papers relating solely to the particular soldier. For each military unit the service records are arranged alphabetically by the soldier's surname. The Military Unit field may also display the surname range (A-G) as found on the microfilm. This collection is a part of RG 94, Records of the Adjutant General's Office, 1780's-1917 and is National Archive Microfilm Publication M427. Index courtesy of Fold3. FamilySearch.

  • New Mexico, County Death Records, 1907-1952. This collections contains images of death records acquired from the county courthouses of Sandoval, Socorro, and Valencia. FamilySearch.
     
  • New Mexico Death Index Project (1899-1940)

  • New Mexico, Deaths and Burials, 1788-1798; 1838-1955. Name index to death and burial records from the state of New Mexico. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 9,627 records. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.  FamilySearch.

  • New Mexico, Deaths, 1889-1945. Name index of death certificates and records of death from 1889 - 1945. Microfilm copies of original records are available at the Family History Library and at Family History Centers. FamilySearch.

  • New Mexico Digital History Project.
     
  • New Mexico Genealogical Society.
     
  • New Mexico GenWeb Project.

  • New Mexico, Marriages, 1751-1918. Name index to marriage records from the state of New Mexico. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. Due to privacy laws, recent records may not be displayed. The year range represents most of the records. A few records may be earlier or later.  FamilySearch.

  • New Mexico State Archives: Heritage. Heritage contains descriptive information and some digital copies of primary source materials maintained and preserved by the New Mexico State Archives. Holdings include documents, photographs, motion picture film, maps, sound recordings, and bound materials. Researchers may search our online finding aids to locate primary source material relative to their interests.
     
  • Territorial/Federal Census, New Mexico Territory, 1885 (Federal Duplicate Originals). Microfilm of federal copy at the National Archives, Washington, DC, series M846, 6 rolls.
     
  • Territorial/Federal Census, New Mexico Territory, 1885 (Territory's Duplicate Originals). Microfilm of duplicate originals at the University of New Mexico, Special Collection Library, Albuquerque, New Mexico. FHL has 2 rolls, #16610 and 16611.
     
  • Vigil's Index, 1681-1846. Microfilm of original records at the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Santa Fe, New Mexico. General inex of all the land documents from the time of the Spanish and Mexican governments until the year 1846. Text in Spanish. Filmed by the University of New Mexico Library, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1955-1957. FHL has 1 roll, FHL film #1016949.