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Obituary Lookup Volunteers
New Mexico


Please follow these guidelines when making a lookup request:

  • If this is your first request, read Making a Request.
  • To find the county for your lookup request, use the USA County Lookup.
  • Before making a request, do a quick Web Search in case the obituary is available there.
  • If you don't know the exact date for a death from 1899 through 1940, use the New Mexico Death Index to find the date of death before you make a request.
  • If you find a volunteer for your area, use the listing's Email link to send your request directly to him or her.  If you don't find a volunteer, send your request to the mailing list (see OBIT-LOOKUPS-L Mailing List for subscription information).
  • After receiving a lookup, post or publish the obituary or an abstract to help other researchers.
  • Please do not send the same request to more than one volunteer.


WE NEED VOLUNTEERS - Please consider volunteering
for your area, even on a limited basis, because every lookup
helps someone. 
Becoming a Volunteer has more information.



Volunteer listings are by county, with statewide listings last, and related statewide links below.  The areas the volunteer covers and the resources available are listed along with the volunteer's name and e-mail address, and web page if any.  Entries in green are web sites for libraries, newspapers, death records, cemeteries, and genealogical/historical societies.  Many library web sites have information about local obituaries and newspapers. 

County City or Town/Newspapers/Libraries, Etc. Volunteer
Bernalillo Rio Grande Valley Library System WebPage
Bernalillo Rio Grande Valley Library System - Special Collections Branch (Genealogy) WebPage
Chaves Dexter, Hageman, Roswell - Obituaries, Cemetery Lookups & Gravestone Photos Judy S -
Curry Clovis - Clovis News Journal Marge D -
Dona Ana Las Cruces and surrounding area Carole S -
Eddy Obituary, Marriage and Cemetery Lookups Mell S -
Grant Silver City Museum Local History WebPage
Otero Alamogordo/Alamogordo Daily News
Some early lookups available - 1899 to 1960s - need month and year plus day if possible.  Index for 1899 to 2005.
Joan A -
Socorro Socorro/El Defensor Chieftain.
Need at least month & year of death, plus day if possible.  Some issues not available.
Lynn B -
Taos Taos County AHGP WebPage
*Statewide* New Mexico Ancestors - Genealogy, History and Vital Records WebPage
*Statewide* New Mexico Death Index (1899-1940) WebPage

New Mexico Links


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for help with obit requests,
to report a broken link,
or for other comments or questions,
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