New Mexico substitute birth, marriage, and death records online lists alternate places to look for BMDs including family bibles, census records, cemetery records, funeral home records, obituaries, probate records, military records, naturalization and citizenship records, and more.

 

If you haven’t been able to find an ancestor in New Mexico Birth, Marriage, and Death Records online, these are some great substitute birth, marriage, and death record options.

 

Family Bibles
  • Family bibles often include a front page where family names, birth dates, and birth places are recorded
Census Records
  • US Census records from 1850 forward contain the age and state or country of birth for each member of a household
  • Some census records give the month and year of birth
  • Some census records give the relationship to the head of the household
Cemetery Records
  • Cemetery headstones usually give the birth and death year and sometimes the complete birth and death dates
  • Some tombstones include the country of birth
Funeral Home Records
  • Funeral home records may contain copies of obituaries or notes, records about the date of death, details about the grave location, information about the funeral service, and information about surviving family, residences, and more
Obituaries
  • Obituaries usually include the birth date and place, marriage date, death date and place, and biographical information for the deceased as well as family names
Probate Records
  • Probate records may include the date of death, last will and testament listing family relations, an inventory of possessions, deeds, and more
Military Records
  • Military records may include the birth date and place
  • Pension records may include the birth date and place
  • Military records may include a physical description of the person and names of a parent
Naturalization & Citizenship Records
  • These may include the birth date and place
  • Name changes and aliases
  • Residence prior to arrival, residence after arrival, and much more

 

 

 

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County level New Mexico substitute birth, marriage, and death collections online

 

See also New Mexico Census Records online

See also New Mexico Military Records online

See also New Mexico Naturalization Records online

See also New Mexico Probate Records online

 

Chaves County – Cemeteries – Some Cemetery Records from Chaves and Lincoln Cos., New Mexico

Curry County – Obituaries – Curry County, New Mexico Abstracts of Obituaries, 1912-2005

Grant County – Cemeteries – Grant County, New Mexico Death and Cemetery

Lincoln County – Cemeteries – New Mexico Miscellaneous Records

Lincoln County – Cemeteries – Some Cemetery Records from Chaves and Lincoln Cos., New Mexico

Roosevelt County – Cemeteries – Some Cemetery Records from Roosevelt Co., New Mexico

Sandoval County – Guardianship – Guardianship Records, 1903-1955 (Sandoval County, New Mexico)

Sandoval County – Guardianship – Miscellaneous Probate Records, 1903-1966 (Sandoval County, New Mexico)

Socorro County – Guardianship – Administrator and Guardian Records, 1874-1935 (Socorro County, New Mexico)

Valencia County – Guardianship – Guardianship Records (Valencia County, New Mexico), 1869-1915

 

 

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