Researching New Mexico Vital Records|
New Mexico Death Records and Indexes Online
Researching in New Mexico Census Records
Free United States Census Records and Indexes on the Internet, 1790-1950
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
Researching in the Spanish Colonial Period
Origins of New Mexico Families
Book: Origins of New Mexico Families: A Genealogy of the Spanish Colonial Period
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 might try your local library. An earlier edition (1954) of this book is available online from FamilySearch: Origins of New Mexico families in the Spanish colonial period : in two parts : the seventeenth (1598-1693) and the eighteenth (1693-1821) centuries
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
New Mexico Genealogical Society Books
New Mexico Genealogical Society Books (Amazon link)
A series of books that include transcriptions of church records (baptisms and marriages), early census records (see below), and other items for various parishes and towns in New Mexico.
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.
New Mexico Land Grants and Land Records
New Mexico, Land Records of New Spain, 1692-1846 at Ancestry/requires payment
Other Colonial Records
Partial List of Spaniards Who Came to New Mexico in 1600
Also see the next section.
New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Records at Ancestry
New Mexico State Records Center and Archives Records (at Ancestry/requires payment) includes...
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
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
See the New Mexico section at: Places to Find U.S. Naturalization Indexes and Records Online
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
New Mexico, Prison and Correctional Records, 1905-1958 at Ancestry/requires payment
The Man Who Photographed Angels how a New Mexico research project turned into a short story
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