New Mexico Genealogy Resources & Vital Records

A Directory of Online Genealogy Records and Research Guides

Researching New Mexico Vital Records

New Mexico Birth and Death Records New Mexico Marriage Records
  • New Mexico Marriage Index 1727-1900 (at Ancestry/requires payment) includes marriage records indexes for...
    • Bernalillo County (Albuquerque only), 1727-1850
    • Bernalillo County, 1887-1900
    • Chaves County, 1891-1895
    • Colfax County, 1870-1900
    • Dona Ana County, 1869-1900
    • Eddy County, 1890-1900
    • Grant County, 1868-1872
    • Otero County, 1889-1900
    • San Juan County, 1887-1900
    • Socorro County, 1864-1885
    • Taos County, 1863-1900
    • Union County, 1893-1900
    • Valencia County, 1869-1897

Researching in New Mexico Census Records

United States Census Records Online at Ancestry (index and images) (requires payment) includes... 1930 New Mexico Census Indexes (free)

1940 New Mexico Census Records and Index at FamilySearch (free)

US Census Records Research Tips and Clues 1790-1940 US Census Records for New Mexico begin with 1850

1885 New Mexico State (Territorial) Census Information

Valencia County Census Records 1870, 1880, 1885

Assorted Online Records and Databases

The Salcido Family of Lincoln County New Mexico with related Baca and Luna lines from Valencia County

Belen, Valencia County Genealogy Records includes original settlers, 1825 tax list and other records

Rio Abajo Database (founding families of Sierra, Socorro and Valencia Counties)

Village of Carnuél, New Mexico History and Genealogy of the Towns East of Albuquerque

Researching in the Spanish Colonial Period

Origins of New Mexico Families
Full title... Origins of New Mexico Families in the Spanish Colonial Period in Two Parts: the Seventeenth (1598-1693) and the Eighteenth (1693-1821) Centuries

In this important book, Fray Angelico Chavez (1910-1996) chronicles the roots of New Mexico's early Spanish families. You might try your local library.

Beyond Origins of New Mexico Families This website has corrections and additions to Origins of New Mexico Families.

New Mexico Catholic Pre-nuptial Investigations - Diligencias Matrimoniales Records
For information on these see: New Mexico Prenuptial Investigations - Diligencias Matrimoniales Records includes information about the Roots Ltd. DMs and the Durango DMs

Other Colonial Records
Partial List of Spaniards Who Came to New Mexico in 1600

Archives, Libraries and Societies

New Mexico Genealogical Society Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico (includes the Great New Mexico Pedigree Database)

National Society of Hispanic Genealogy

New Mexico GenWeb Sites and County Resources

Mexican Border Crossing Records

See: U.S. Ports and Their Available Immigration Records

New Mexico Naturalization Records

New Mexico: Last Name Index to Naturalization Records 1860-1963 for the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico

Also See: Finding US Naturalization Records (a genealogy guide)

World War One Draft Cards and Military Records

See: How to Find World War I Draft Cards

Online Military Indexes, Records and Rosters of Soldiers


Spanish Terms Used in New Mexico Catholic Church Records

The Man Who Photographed Angels how a New Mexico research project turned into a short story

Online Native American Indian Genealogy Databases

Nearby (Colorado)

Denver and Colorado Genealogy Resources

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