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State of   NEW MEXICO -   (The Land of Enchantment)
      The 47th U.S. State to join the Union:   06-Jan-1912
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Assorted Groups  (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
    African American Griots - West African Griots are historians, storytellers, traditional
         praise singers and musicians. Their roles are hereditary and their surnames identify
         them as Griots.

Note:  These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.


Census  (& related Lists of various kinds):
    1750 Census - Belen Spanish Colonial Census.



Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
  Please click here - (Counties we have listed),   (To list a local society, please contact us.)

Ghost Town Projects - New Mexico's ghost towns are a reminder of her colorful past. They consist of old mining camps, railroad towns, farming communities and lumber mills.

Libraries & Newspapers:
    New Mexico State Library (Edu)
    News - Old New Mexico Genealogy, News & History (Olden Times News)

Museum of New Mexico - where cultures meet.

New Mexicao - Beyond Origins of New Mexico Families, A Brief Status Report
         Compiled by Jose Antonio Esquibel December 2012.
New Mexican Hispanic Culture Preservation League
New Mexico - Ancestors...Genealogy, History, Vital Records
New Mexico - Genealogical & Historical Research (Co. listings)
New Mexico - Genealogy and History, with Latino links.
New Mexico - Online Archives (University of New Mexico)
New Mexico Historical Societies - list of addresses

  • State of New Mexico
  • State Capital City Santa Fe   (Capital since 1610 - located in   Santa Fe Co.)

    The State name:  The name of this state is an anglicized version of "Nuevo Mexico," the Spanish name for the upper Rio Grande. Mexico, an Aztec spelling, means "place of Mexitli" one of the Aztec gods.
    American History and Genealogy Proj.
    American Local History Network
    Colonial Currency
    Cemetery Listings
    Co. maps of New Mexico
    Daughters of the American Revolution
    General History
    Migration Patterns
    State Archives (Govt.)
    State Archives (USGenWeb.)
    State Genealogy Forum
    State Genealogical Society
    State Historical Society
    State USGenWeb Site
    Symbols (Flag, Seal, etc.)
    Timeline (Historic)

    U.S.A. - General Information links page
    U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories

    Vignettes of New Mexico History - "Some of the language used in this text, and others
             written in that same period of history, reflect the attitudes and perceptions of that
             time." — Quote from the web site.
    Village Life news archives - One Million Immigrants Create Controversial Border

    Vital Records:
        Death Index Project (1899-1940, 1941-1949) - The entries are roughly sorted by
             name in these text files.
        Land Grants - Researching NM Land Grants

    * When you tell us about your Surname(s) quest, by posting your Surnames on our Message Board, we will gladly set out to find as many listings, within time, for your particular SURNAME(S). If you wish, we will also be happy to provide you with your own Ancestors listing.
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