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Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

Nevada Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

 

Nevada Birth Indexes & Birth Records

US – United States, Native American Birth and Death Records, 1885-1940, index links to images

Nevada – Nevada County Birth and Death Records, 1871-1992, index & images

Nevada – Guide to public vital statistics records in Nevada

Nevada – Inventory of territorial documents, 1860-1863

Nevada – Nevada mid-wife records of Katie Hoskins

Nevada – Birth notices in some Nevada newspapers, 1961-1968

Nevada – Nevada DAR Genealogical Records Committee report : Nevada cemetery, family history, marriage & Bible records

Nevada – Nevada historical research miscellaneous history

 

 

Nevada Marriage Indexes & Marriage Records

US – United States, GenealogyBank Historic Newspaper Marriages, 1815-2011, index links to images

US – United States Western States Marriage Index, index

US – United States Marriages, 1733-1990, index

Nevada – Nevada County Marriages, 1862-1993, index & images

Nevada – Nevada Marriage Index, 1956-2005, index

Nevada – Index to marriage licenses and marriage notices in miscellaneous Nevada newspapers, 1906-1968

Nevada – Guide to public vital statistics records in Nevada

Nevada – Inventory of territorial documents, 1860-1863

Nevada – California/Nevada historical research, marriage records/notices, ca. 1847-1910

Nevada – Marriage licenses and marriage notices in miscellaneous Nevada newspapers, 1906-1968

Nevada – Nevada State Journal: marriages, 1969-1970

Nevada – Nevada, County marriages, 1862-1993

Nevada – Marriage licenses, 1886-1951

Nevada – Nevada DAR Genealogical Records Committee report: Nevada cemetery, family history, marriage & Bible records

Nevada – Nevada historical research miscellaneous history

 

 

Nevada Death Indexes & Death Records

US – United States Deceased Physician File (AMA), 1864-1968, index & images

US – United States Social Security Death Index, index

US – United States, Panama Canal Zone, Index to the Gorgas Hospital Mortuary Registers, 1906-1991, index

Nevada – Nevada County Birth and Death Records, 1871-1992, index & images

Nevada – Guide to public vital statistics records in Nevada

Nevada – Inventory of territorial documents, 1860-1863

Nevada – Nevada DAR Genealogical Records Committee report : Nevada cemetery, family history, marriage & Bible records

Nevada – Nevada historical research miscellaneous history

 

 

Cemeteries

US – United States, Cemetery Abstracts, 1949-1969, index links to images

US – United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903, index & images

US – United States, Burial Registers for Military Posts, Camps, and Stations,1768-1921, index & images

US – United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949, index & images

US – BillionGraves Index, index links to images

US – Find A Grave Index, index links to images

Nevada – Bible and cemetery records of Nevada

Nevada – Cemetery records of Nevada

Nevada – Graves registration records : G.A.R. and Spanish-American War veterans buried in Nevada

Nevada – Miscellaneous genealogical records

Nevada – Nevada cemetery records

Nevada – Nevada DAR Genealogical Records Committee report : Nevada cemetery, family history, marriage & Bible records

Nevada – Some Nevada cemetery tombstone inscriptions

 

 

Obituaries

US – Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014, index links to images

US – United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012, index & images

US – United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011, index links to images

US – United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014, index & images

Nevada – California/Nevada historical research, newspaper death notices, 1863-1930

Nevada – Nevada death records from various sources

Nevada – Nevada obituaries, 1996-2014

Nevada – Western states Deseret News deaths (card file) 1970

Nevada – Obituary index file to the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News as of 31 December 1970

Pahrump – Pahrump, Nevada Genealogical Society obits 1970-2009

 

 

Wills & Probate

Nevada – Inventory of territorial documents, 1860-1863

 

 

 

 

Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Nevada Residence Records

Census

1848-1970 – United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation Rolls, 1848-1970, index & images

1860 – United States Census, 1860, index & images

1861 – Nevada Territory manuscript census, 1861-1864 and Nevada state manuscript census for Washoe County, 1875

1862 – Nevada Territory manuscript census, 1861-1864 and Nevada state manuscript census for Washoe County, 1875

1870 – [1860 census Minnesota-Lewis County, Missouri marriages]

1870 – Nevada, 1870 federal census : population schedules

1870 – United States Census, 1870, index & images

1875 – 1875 Nevada state census by county

1875 – Census of the inhabitants of the State of Nevada, 1875

1875 – Census of the inhabitants of the State of Nevada, 1875 : Appendix to Journals of Senate and Assembly of the Eighth Session of the Legislature of the State of Nevada (v. 2-3)

1875 – Persons living in Nevada who were born in New Jersey, extracted from Nevada state census, 1875

1880 – Nevada, 1880 federal census : soundex and population schedules

1880 – United States Census, 1880, index & images

1885-1940 – United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940, index links to images

1890 – United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890, index & images

1900 – Nevada, 1900 federal census : soundex and population schedules

1900 – United States Census, 1900, index & images

1900-1940 – United States Enumeration District Maps for the Twelfth through the Sixteenth US Censuses, 1900-1940

1908-1910 – United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Enrollment Records, 1908-1910, index links to images

1909-1924 – Indian census rolls, Fallon, 1909-1924

1910 – Nevada, 1910 federal census : population schedules

1910 – United States Census, 1910, index & images

1910-1911 – Census for Kaibab Paiute Indians at the Kaibab Paiute Reserveration, Moccansin, Ariziona, 1910-1911 and Moapa River Reservation, Nevada

1910-1923 – Indian census rolls, Fort McDermitt, 1910-1923

1920 – Nevada, 1920 federal census : soundex and population schedules

1920 – United States Census, 1920, index & images

1930 – Nevada, 1930 federal census : population schedules ; NARA microfilm publication T626

1930 – United States Census, 1930, index & images

1940 – Nevada, 1940 population census : population schedules

1940 – United States Census, 1940, index & images

 

 

Colonization

The Mormons in Nevada

 

 

Directories

First directory of Nevada Territory : containing the names of residents in the principal towns, a historical sketch

Handbook almanac for the Pacific states : an official register and business directory

Nevada state gazetteer and business directory, 1907-08

Pacific Coast business directory, 1867

The Pacific Coast directory : giving name, business, and address of business and professional men of California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Alaska, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Arizona, and New Mexico together with sketches of the different towns, giving location, population, etc.

Reproduction of Thompson and West’s “History of Nevada, 1881” : with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers

 

 

Emigration/Immigration/Migration

Persons living in Nevada who were born in New Jersey, extracted from Nevada state census, 1875

United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956, index

United States Border Crossings from Mexico to United States, 1903-1957, index

 

 

Land & Property

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Land and Property Records, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, land, court)

United States Bureau of Land Management Tract Books, 1800-c. 1955

United States Internal Revenue Assessment Lists, 1862-1874

United States, Cancelled, Relinquished, or Rejected Land Entry Case Files, 1861-1932

United States, Homestead Final Certificates, 1863-1909

United States, Freedmen’s Branch Records, 1872-1878

In the District Court of the United States in and for the District of Nevada : in equity docket no. A3, The United States of America, plaintiff, vs. Orr Water Ditch Company, et al. defendants

Inventory of territorial documents, 1860-1863

 

 

Maps, Almanacs, & Gazetteers

Historical diagram of New Mexico

LDS place names gazetteer

Nevada geographic names information system alphabetical list

Directory of southern Nevada place names

First directory of Nevada Territory : containing the names of residents in the principal towns, a historical sketch

Nevada geographic names information system alphabetical list

Nevada state gazetteer and business directory, 1907-08

 

 

Passports

United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925, index & images

 

 

Taxation

Internal revenue assessment lists for the territory of Nevada, 1863-1866

 

 

 

 

Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Nevada Daily Life Records

Alumni, Schools, & Yearbooks

Student records, 1946-1952

 

Bible Records

Bible and cemetery records of Nevada

 

Bibliography

The Oral History Project of the University of Nevada, Reno, Library : a bibliography

Sources for Nevada history in the Church Archives, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

 

Biography

Brief historical sketches of Nevada residents, early 1900’s

Capitol’s state who’s who combined with who’s who for the Western states : July, 1953 issue

History of Nevada : with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers

A history of the state of Nevada : its resources and people

Military records

Mister Speaker to Madam Speaker : a compendium of biographies of the speakers of the Nevada Assembly : including territorial legislature through 150th anniversary of statehood

Nevada : a narrative of the conquest of a frontier land comprising the story of her people from the dawn of history to the present time…

Nevada’s golden stars : a memorial volume designed as a gift from the state of Nevada to the relatives of those Nevada heroes who died in the World War

Nevada’s golden stars : a memorial volume designed as a gift from the state of Nevada to the relatives of those Nevada heroes who died in the World War

Reproduction of Thompson and West’s “History of Nevada, 1881” : with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers

Sketches of the inter-mountain states : together with biographies of many prominent and progressive citizens who have helped in the development and history-making of this marvelous region, 1847, 1909, Utah, Idaho, Nevada.

Sketches of the inter-mountain states : together with biographies of many prominent and progressive citizens who have helped in the development and history-making of this marvelous region, 1847, 1909, Utah, Idaho, Nevada.

Who’s who in Nevada : brief sketches of men who are making history in the Sagebrush State

Who’s who in Nevada : brief sketches of men who are making history in the Sagebrush state

Master index to pioneer families, information collected in 1964 to celebrate Nevada’s centennial : pioneer families are included in each Nevada county history

Mormons and their neighbors : an index to over 75,000 biographical sketches from 1820 to the present

 

Business Records & Commerce

Nevada historical research miscellaneous history

 

Centennial Celebrations

Master index to pioneer families, information collected in 1964 to celebrate Nevada’s centennial : pioneer families are included in each Nevada county history

Nevada : official centennial magazine

Church

Church records (California & Nevada), 1863-1878

Inventory of the church archives of Nevada, Protestant Episcopal Church

Journal of Reverend William Hiram Leflar Marshall, 1910-1956

Nevada historical research miscellaneous history

Inventory of the church archives of Nevada, Roman Catholic Church

The Mormons in Nevada

 

Description & Travel

Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada

Death valley

 

Employees, Officials, & Occupations

United States Casualties of Army Personnel, Dependents and Civilian Employees, 1961-1981, index

United States National Register of Scientific and Technical Personnel Files, 1954-1970, index

 

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Davis’ commercial encyclopedia of the pacific southwest : California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona

 

Ethnic Records

African American Records

US – United States Freedmen’s Bureau Miscellaneous Records,1865-1872, index links to images (misc, court, land, labor, medical, African American)

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau Ration Records,1865-1872, index & images (African American, rations, relief, slavery, slave owners)

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Freedmen’s Court Records, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, court, military, school, misc)

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Land and Property Records, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, land, court)

US – United States, Freedmen’s Bureau, Records of the Superintendent of Education and of the Division of Education, 1865-1872, index & images (African American, school, legal)

 

Japanese American Records

United States Japanese Americans Relocated During World War II, 1942-1946, index

United States, War Relocation Authority centers, final accountability rosters, 1942-1946, index & images

 

Native American Records

United States, Native American Birth and Death Records, 1885-1940, index links to images

United States, Native American, Census Rolls, 1885-1940, index links to images

United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Enrollment Records, 1908-1910, index links to images

United States, Native American, Eastern Cherokee Indian Reservation Rolls, 1848-1970, index & images

Anthropology of the Numa : John Wesley Powell’s manuscripts on the Numic peoples of western North America, 1868-1880

Anthropology of the Numa : John Wesley Powell’s manuscripts on the Numic peoples of western North America, 1868-1880

Census for Kaibab Paiute Indians at the Kaibab Paiute Reserveration, Moccansin, Ariziona, 1910-1911 and Moapa River Reservation, Nevada

Indian census rolls, Bishop Agency, 1916-1926

Indian census rolls, Carson, 1909-1939

Indian census rolls, Fallon, 1909-1924

Indian census rolls, Fort McDermitt, 1910-1923

Record of employees, 1883-1915

Record of employees, 1909-1926

Records of the Nevada Superintendency of Indian Affairs, 1869-1870

Records of the Utah Superintendency of Indian affairs, 1853-1870

Sanitary record of sick & etc., 1897-1910

Student records, 1946-1952

Early Nevada Indians

Indians of the lower plateau

 

Minorities

Newsletter (University of Nevada, Reno. Basque Studies Program)

 

Genealogy

Nevada DAR Genealogical Records Committee report : Nevada cemetery, family history, marriate & Bible records

A Preliminary checklist of the manuscript collections at the Nevada Historical Society

Chart and quill

 

History

1863 census of some prominent residents of the Nevada territory

Conflict on the Carson

Death valley

First biennial report of the Nevada Historical Society, 1907-1908

The golden state : a history of the region west of the Rocky mountains ; embracing California, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, Washington territory, British Columbia, and Alaska, from the 1st period to the present time … with a history of Mormonism and the Mormons

The history of Nevada

History of Nevada

History of Nevada : with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers

History of Nevada, Colorado and Wyoming, 1540-1888

The history of the Comstock lode, 1850-1920

A history of the state of Nevada : its resources and people

Narrative to accompany the color filmstrips on the Oregon and California Trails, series 1

Nevada : a narrative of the conquest of a frontier land comprising the story of her people from the dawn of history to the present time…

Nevada : official centennial magazine

Nevada centennial magazine : 1864-1964

Nevada historical research miscellaneous history

Nevada State Historical Society papers : 1925-1926

Nevada territory pioneers who stayed

Nevada, a guide to the silver state

Pioneer Nevada

Pioneer Nevada

Political history of Nevada

A Preliminary checklist of the mansucript collections at the Nevada Historical Society

Reproduction of Thompson and West’s “History of Nevada, 1881” : with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers

Restless strangers : Nevada’s immigrants and their interpreters

Sketches of the Washoe Silver Mines

State of Nevada second biennial report of the Nevada Historical Society 1909-1910

State of Nevada third biennial report of the Nevada Historical Society 1911-1912

Ten years in Nevada : or, Life on the Pacific coast

USS Nevada BB36 : history of the USS Nevada

Who’s who in Nevada : brief sketches of men who are making history in the Sagebrush State

Index to Maude Swain Taylor’s “From my Nevada notebook”

State of Nevada second biennial report of the Nevada Historical Society 1909-1910

State of Nevada third biennial report of the Nevada Historical Society 1911-1912

Biennial report of the Nevada Historical Society

Nevada Historical Society quarterly

 

Government & Politics

Political history of Nevada

Mister Speaker to Madam Speaker: a compendium of biographies of the speakers of the Nevada Assembly : including territorial legislature through 150th anniversary of statehood

 

Libraries, Museums, & Archives

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 02, Federal Courts, no. 27, Nevada

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 03, Department of the Treasury, no. 27, Nevada

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 04, Department of War, no. 27, Nevada

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 05, Department of Justice, no. 27, Nevada

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 07, Department of the Navy, no. 27, Nevada

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 12, Veterans’ Administration, no. 27, Nevada

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 16, Farm Credit Administration, no. 27, Nevada

Inventory of federal archives in the states, series 17, Miscellaneous agencies, no. 27, Nevada

Inventory of territorial documents, 1860-1863

Inventory of the county archives of Nevada, no. 2

Inventory of the county archives of Nevada, no. 7

Inventory of the county archives of Nevada, no. 8

Inventory of the county archives of Nevada, no. 9

 

Medical

United States, Panama Canal Zone, Index to the Gorgas Hospital Mortuary Registers, 1906-1991, index

Sanitary record of sick & etc., 1897-1910

 

Newspapers

California/Nevada historical research, marriage records/notices, ca. 1847-1910

Nevada death records from various sources

Nevada historical research miscellaneous history

Western newspapers on microfilm

 

Public Records

United States Public Records, 1970-2009, index

Interior Department appointment papers, Nevada, 1860-1907

 

Societies

Clubs and lodges in Nevada beginning in 1869

First biennial report of the Nevada Historical Society, 1907-1908

A Preliminary checklist of the mansucript collections at the Nevada Historical Society

State of Nevada second biennial report of the Nevada Historical Society 1909-1910

 

 

 

 

Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Nevada Military Records

United States Confederate Navy and Marine Service Records, 1861-1865

United States Records of Confederate Prisoners of War, 1861-1865

United States Revolutionary War, Virginia Pension Application Files, 1830-1875

United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Individual Civilians, 1861-1866

United States Union Provost Marshal Files of Two or More Civilians, 1861-1866

Nevada, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865

Nevada, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945

United States, Burial Registers for Military Posts, Camps, and Stations,1768-1921, index & images

United States Headstone Applications for U.S. Military Veterans, 1925-1949, index & images

United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012, index & images

United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, index & images

United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926, index & images

United States Muster Rolls of the Marine Corps, 1798-1937, index & images

United States Naval Enlistment Rendezvous, 1855-1891, index & images

United States Old War Pension Index, 1815-1926, index & images

United States Registers of Enlistments in the U.S. Army, 1798-1914, index & images

United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940, index links to images

United States Casualties of Army Personnel, Dependents and Civilian Employees, 1961-1981, index

Annual reports, 1865-1930

Military records

 

Revolutionary War, 1775-1783

United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783, index & images

 

Mexican-American War, 1846-1848

United States Mexican War Index and Service Records, 1846-1848, index & images

United States Mexican War Pension Index, 1887-1926, index & images

 

US Civil War

United States Civil War Confederate Papers of Citizens or Businesses, 1861-1865, index links to images

United States Civil War Soldiers Index, 1861-1865, index

United States Civil War Widows and Other Dependents Pension Files, 1861-1934, index links to images

United States Civil War and Later Pension Index, 1861-1917, index links to images

United States Records of Headstones of Deceased Union Veterans, 1879-1903, index & images

Nevada, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865, index links to images

Index to compiled service records of volunteer Union soldiers who served in organizations from the state of Nevada

 

World War I

United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919, index links to images

United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, index & images

Nevada’s golden stars : a memorial volume designed as a gift from the state of Nevada to the relatives of those Nevada heroes who died in the World War

Nevada’s golden stars: a memorial volume designed as a gift from the state of Nevada to the relatives of those Nevada heroes who died in the World War

Nevada, World War I American Expeditionary Forces, deaths, 1917-1919

Nevada, World War I Selective Service System draft registration cards, 1917-1918

 

World War II

United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, index

United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, index & images

Nevada, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945, index & images

Nevada Selective Service System registration cards [World War II], 1877-1897: fourth registration

Nevada, military records: World War II 4th draft registration cards, 1942

World War II honor list of dead and missing. State of Nevada

 

 

 

 

 

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