Researching New Mexico Vital Records|
New Mexico Birth and Death Records
Researching in New Mexico Census Records
United States Census Records Online at FamilySearch free
United States Census Records Online at Ancestry (index and images) (requires payment) includes...
1885 New Mexico Territorial Census free at FamilySearch
Valencia County Census Records, 1750, 1850, 1860, 1870
1790 Census of Belen, New Mexico Excel file
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)
The Socorro Land Grant Research Project includes an 1818 List of Socorro Residents, index to Socorro County Death Certificates, 1936-1938, and more
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
Book: Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period (Amazon link)
In this important book, Fray Angelico Chavez (1910-1996) chronicles the roots of New Mexico's early Spanish families in the Seventeenth (1598-1693) and early Eighteenth (1693-1821) Centuries. You can order the book from Amazon or 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
Books with Transcriptions of Early Census Records
Spanish and Mexican Censuses of New Mexico: 1750-1830 (Amazon link) Translated and Compiled by Virginia L. Olmsted, Albuquerque, New Mexico: New Mexico Genealogical Society, 1981.
Spanish and Mexican Colonial Censuses of New Mexico: 1790, 1823, 1845 (Amazon link) Translated and Compiled by Virginia L. Olmsted, Albuquerque, New Mexico: New Mexico Genealogical Society, 1975.
Other Colonial Records
Partial List of Spaniards Who Came to New Mexico in 1600
New Mexico Historical Newspapers from the University of New Mexico Digital Repository
New Mexico Digital Newspapers list of New Mexico newspapers available online in the Chronicling America collection of the Library of Congress
Archives, Libraries and Societies
New Mexico Genealogical Society
Indigenous Digital Archive Currently focuses on records related to early government boarding schools and Native rights to land and water. Much of the material is from the U.S. National Archives and the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque.
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
Baca Family Historical Project
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
Denver and Colorado Genealogy Resources
More Online Genealogy Records and Databases
Online Genealogy Records and Resources vital records, ship passenger lists, military records, naturalization indexes and more