New Mexico Genealogy. This state page of our website provides direct links to free New Mexico genealogy databases and historical titles and information found on New Mexico Genealogy, whether they exist on our site, or across the web.
New Mexico Cemeteries
New Mexico Census Records
New Mexico Counties
- Socorro County
- El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
Early history of El Camino Real through Socorro County and Jornada del Muerto from 1598 to the 1680 Pueblo Revolt. Includes maps and photos of the trail.
- Mission Churches of Socorro County
History of early Spanish missions along El Camino Real in the early 1600s to a few more “modern” ones. Includes early Socorro missions, San Miguel, Santa Rita, Lady of Fatima (Florida)
- El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
New Mexico Genealogy Websites
United States Genealogy
Bernalillo, Catron, Chaves, Cibola, Colfax, Curry, De Baca, Doña Ana, Eddy, Grant, Guadalupe, Harding, Hidalgo, Lea, Lincoln, Los Alamos, Luna, McKinley, Mora, Otero, Quay, Rio Arriba, Roosevelt, San Juan, San Miguel, Sandoval, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Taos, Torrance, Union, Valencia
American History and Genealogy Project
Bernalillo, Catron, Chaves, Cibola, Colfax, Curry, De Baca, Dona Ana, Eddy, Grant, Guadalupe, Harding, Hidalgo, Lea, Lincoln, Los Alamos, Luna, McKinley, Mora, Otero, Quay, Rio Arriba, Rosevelt, Sandoval, San Juan, San Miguel, Santa Fe, Sierra, Socorro, Taos, Torrance, Union, Valencia
New Mexico Land Records
- U.S., Bureau of Land Management Tract Books, 1820-1908
3,907 land management tract books containing official records of the land status and transactions involving surveyed public lands arranged by state and then by township and range. These books indicate who obtained the land, and include a physical description of the tract and where the land is located. The type of transaction is also recorded such as cash entry, credit entry, homesteads, patents (deeds) granted by the Federal Government, and other conveyances of title such as Indian allotments, internal improvement grants (to states), military bounty land warrants, private land claims, railroad grants, school grants, and swamp grants. Additional items of information included in the tract books are as follows: number of acres, date of sale, purchase price, land office, entry number, final Certificate of Purchase number, and notes on relinquishments and conversions.
- Arizona Land Patents online. Index.
New Mexico History
- New Mexico, Her Natural Resources And Attractions
- La Leyenda de La Llorona
One of New Mexico’s most enduring legends … the spirit ghost of La Llorona … roaming the Rio Grande looking for her children. This version is that common to Socorro and southern New Mexico. Did the legend spread throughout New Mexico and Mexico along El Camino Real?
- Legend of “the Lady in Blue”
A story of Sor María de Jesús de Ágreda, the
Blue Nun, who spiritually traveled to minister to the pueblo Indians along El Camino Real and beyond in the 1600s – a mystery to this day.
New Mexico Military Records
- Military Records
- New Mexico Forts
List of colonial forts, trading posts, named camps, redoubts, reservations, general hospitals, national cemeteries, etc., established or erected in the United States from its earliest settlement to 1902.
- Mexican War Records
- Civil War Records
- New Mexico Civil War Map
- Civil War Pensions Index Cards
Each card gives the soldier’s name, unit, the application number, the certificate number and the state from which the soldier served. In some cases, the soldier’s rank, terms of service, date of death and place of death are given. The index cards refer to pension applications of veterans who served in the U.S. Army between 1861 and 1917. The majority of the records pertain to Civil War veterans, but they also include veterans of the Spanish-American War, the Philippine Insurrection, Indian wars, and World War I.
- World War I Records
- World War II Records
- Korean War Casualty List
- Vietnam War Casualty List
New Mexico Native American Records
- New Mexico Indian Tribes
- Indian Tribes of New Mexico
- New Mexico Indian Reservations
- New Mexico Indian Agencies and Schools
- New Mexico Indian Honored War Dead
- New Mexico Indians Wounded in Action
- Condition of 16 New Mexico Indian Pueblos in 1890
- Condition of the New Mexico Indians in 1890
- Indian Missions of New Mexico and Arizona
- Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements of New Mexico
- Indian Pueblos in New Mexico
- Pueblo Indians of New Mexico and their Customs
- Current Federally Recognized Indian Tribes by State
- List of Federally Non-Recognized Tribes
- State Recognized Tribes
- New Mexico Land Patents ~ Catawba ~ Navajo
- La Pastorela
Franciscan friars from Mexico and Spain came to New Mexico along El Camino Real, bringing with them song and theatrical performances to teach the native Pueblo Indians the Christmas story — a rich part of New Mexico’s holiday heritage today.
New Mexico Vital Records
On the 30th of June, 1846, the advance of the “Army of the West,” under Colonel Stephen W. Kearny, inarched from Fort Leavenworth for New Mexico. Two troops of dragoons followed in July, and overtook the first division at Bent’s…
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By Julian Scott, Special Agent The following report was prepared during September and October 1890, and August and September 1891: Laguna Pueblo Acoma Pueblo Zuñi Pueblo My observation in the 3 pueblos of Laguna, Acoma, and Zuñi is, that the so called control of these people by the United States…
Zuñi lies in a great plain, or valley, through which the Zuñi River flows. On account of the severe storm that had prevailed for a number of days the streets of the town were in a horrible condition, and looked as if…
Reaching the open plain, we came within view of the rock of Acoma, and were in a little while watering our horses at the reservoir over which the pueblos are quarreling. The water was very low and there wore evidences of…
The night of October 17, 1890, found me a lodger in the railroad station at Laguna. The day after my arrival I went to the pueblo, which is but a few minutes walk…
The question of physical condition is one less dependent upon diet than the mode of life which renders general development a result, No better test of a high grade of physique could…
For various reasons statistics compiled from schedules of enumerators as applied to the area under cultivation would be misleading. Upon the ordinary blanks used for agricultural statistics the instructions were that no entry was to be made of farms under 3 acres. Very many farms among these villages do not…
The following report was furnished by Mr. Frederick P. Midler, of Taos, New Mexico, February 20, 1891 I have just returned from the pueblo of Picuris. On the journey I and my horse came near freezing, The snow on the mountains and on the trail is 4.5 feet deep. No…
On arriving in Isleta one immediately marks numerous points of difference between this community and the more northern pueblos in matters of dress, building, and customs. The town is composed entirely of 1 story dwellings, for the most part detached, though not isolated…