Nevada County Birth and Death Records, 1871-1992 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index and images of county birth and death registers and certificates from county courthouses in Nevada.

These counties are NOT included:

  • Carson

  • Carson City

  • Churchill

  • Clark

  • Elko

  • Lake

  • Lincoln

  • Mineral

  • Pershing

  • Washoe

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What Can I Learn from Birth and Death Records?


These birth records may include:

  • Name of child
  • Date and place of birth
  • Child’s gender and race
  • Place of Birth
  • Single, twin or triple birth
  • Birth order of child
  • Father’s full name
  • Father’s age, race, birth place and occupation
  • Mother ‘s maiden name
  • Mother’s age, race, birth place and occupation
  • Parent’s place of residence
  • Number of children living


These death records may include:

  • Name of Deceased
  • Date and place of death
  • Age, gender and nativity of deceased
  • Cause of death
  • Name of undertaker
  • Names of witnesses
  • Marital status of deceased
  • Birth place of deceased
  • Names of parents and their birth place
  • Occupation and place of residence
  • Burial information



How Can Birth and Death Records Help Me Find Other Records?


With information from these records you may be able to:

  • Search for a marriage record
  • If a death record is found, use the information to find an obituary or cemetery record
  • Search for the family in census records
  • Search the county where the family lived for church, land, and probate records


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