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Please note: Due to the increased popularity of this lookup service, limit your request to ONE name per request. Limit your requests to ONE per week. Please thank your lookup volunteers. Thank you for your understanding.

General Lookups:

I. Joseph Sandoval Lookups from New Mexico Genealogical Society, Genealogical Society of Hispanic America, Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research.
~Spanish and Mexican census, 1750-1845 ~Baptismal records: Albuquerque, 1706-1850; Santa Fe,1747-1851; Santa Cruz,1710-1794; Picuris, 1750 to 1867 ~Marriages in San Antonio de Sandia, 1771 to 1864 ~Origins of New Mexico Families, 1598 to -1800.

II. Census lookups: Janet Wasson has census indexes for New Mexico for the following years. 1790; 1823; 1845; and 1850. Please provide one name only per request.  

III. Towns and Places, Railroad names.  Charlie will look up any place in New Mexico. Some land use county maps available for detailed locations.

IV. 1997 New Mexico Brand Book lookup:  Charlie will look up one name per request.

V. Books: Taos Baptisms 1701-1860 by Tom Martinez; New Mexico Mission de San Lorenzo de Picuris Marriages 1726-1837 by Betty Pacheco; San Juan Nepomuceno de El Rito Baptisms 1869-1885; Our Lady of Guadalupe Baptisms; Marriages; Deaths (late 1800s); and Origins of New Mexico Families by Fray Angelico Chavez. I plan on purchasing more books over the next year. Tonya Newton newton59@cox-internet.com

VI. Pam Gonzales has access to Catholic church records in Conejos, Colorado.  They go back to 1860 to now.  She also with help with surnames Duran and Atencio. PamTonyG@aol.com

VII. Books held by Thomas Ball

Dona Ana County:

Beth Martin-Chan will do a lookup on the Dona County Census for one person. Due to the high volume of requests. Please limit requests to one per week. Again! Thank you Beth for your wonderful service. Provide this information if you know it when requesting lookup: Full name of the person, Approx date of birth or exact date, State of birth if known, The name of the wife, (first name).

1910 Dona Ana County Census Look up  Beth Martin-Chan will do a lookup on the 1910 Dona County Census for one person. Due to the high volume of requests. Please limit requests to one per week. thank you Beth for your wonderful service.
Provide this information if you know it when requesting lookup:
Full name of the person,
Approx date of birth or exact date,
State of birth if known,
The name of the wife, (first name).

1920 Dona Ana County Census Lookup Beth Martin-Chan will do a lookup on the 1910 Dona County Census for one person. Due to the high volume of requests. Please limit requests to one per week. Again! Thank you Beth for your wonderful service.
Provide this information if you know it when requesting lookup:
Full name of the person,
Approx date of birth or exact date,
State of birth if known,
The name of the wife, (first name).

Marcena Thompson
Lookups: Obits-cemetery photos

Eddy County:

Verna Reed will do lookups in resources available to her for Eddy County.

Grant County:

Census lookups: Janet Wasson has census indexes for New Mexico for the following years. 1790; 1823; 1845; and 1850. Please provide one name only per request.

Christine Baldanado will do a lookup in the following:
Grant County: Santa Rita Baptism records from April 13, 1916 to Sept. 16, 1956, Confirmation from July 16, 1916 to June 20, 1954, First Communion from May 12, 1946 to Sept. 5, 1948, Marriages from may 15, 1916 to Sept. 18, 1956 and Deaths from Dec. 30, 1925 to Aug. 21, 1956. Silver City Baptism records from March 27, 1874 to July 9, 1912. Confirmation records from Aug. 30, 1892 to Feb. 7, 1956, Marriages from April 2, 1874 to July 12, 1917, and Deaths from June 12, 1883 to Feb. 11, 1956.

Lincoln County:

Lincoln County Catholic Baptismal Records: Martha Wilson will do lookups for Catholic Baptismal records. email

The Saga of The Sierra Blanca, a genealogical and history book by Traylor and Runnels. Charlie will look up one name per request.

Luna County:

Christine Baldanado will do a lookup in the following:
Luna County: Deming Baptism records from Jan. 27, 1902 to Feb. 2, 1956, First Communion records from Oct. 15, 1913 to May 13, 1956, Marriages from Oct. 30, 1913 to April 15, 1956 and Death records from Feb. 21, 1914 to May 18, 1956.
Grant County: Santa Rita Baptism records from April 13, 1916 to Sept. 16, 1956, Confirmation from July 16, 1916 to June 20, 1954, First Communion from May 12, 1946 to Sept. 5, 1948, Marriages from may 15, 1916 to Sept. 18, 1956 and Deaths from Dec. 30, 1925 to Aug. 21, 1956. Silver City Baptism records from March 27, 1874 to July 9, 1912. Confirmation records from Aug. 30, 1892 to Feb. 7, 1956, Marriages from April 2, 1874 to July 12, 1917, and Deaths from June 12, 1883 to Feb. 11, 1956.

Taos County:

Books: Taos Baptisms 1701-1860 by Tom Martinez; New Mexico Mission de San Lorenzo de Picuris Marriages 1726-1837 by Betty Pacheco; San Juan Nepomuceno de El Rito Baptisms 1869-1885; Our Lady of Guadalupe Baptisms; Marriages; Deaths (late 1800s); and Origins of New Mexico Families by Fray Angelico Chavez. Tonya plans to purchase more books soon. Tonya Newton newton59@cox-internet.com

Torrance County:

The Torrance County Historical Society sponsored a book titled, "Torrance County History", published by the Taylor Publishing Company in 1979.   It consisted of 358 pages of Torrance County and related family histories. Our Research Volunteer, Ethel L. Floyd, will provide lookups providing you request only one full name per request.  Please Remember To Thank Your Volunteer.

"Tale of Corona and More & Family Histories Volume I", compiled by June Tyree, a life long resident of New Mexico, consists of  350 pages, 100 family stories compiled plus local history. This book contains hundreds of names of Lincoln and Torrance County citizens. Some copies of this book may still be available at cost and postage.  Please Remember To Thank Your Volunteer.

"Tales of Corona and More & Family Histories Volume II". An overflow of information required a second volume. At over 300 hundred pages and with thirty additional family histories, this is a perfect companion to Volume I. A few copies may be available.  For a name search, send one complete name to Research Specialist Janell Kane.   Please Remember To Thank Your Volunteer.

Roosevelt, Curry, and Chaves Counties

I. Janelle Foster  Will do lookups for Roosevelt, Curry, and Chaves  Counties for the following:

List of  Names of Aliens With Intent to Become Citizens

This book is in the Portales library with the full alien registration. Janelle will be happy to do lookups for anyone who is interested. Carefully check spelling as the list given says there are errors and writing on applications and difficult to read. Genealogy information can be found on these pages, including wife’s name, children and births, country of origin, ship’s name and port of entry.

Names are listed in order of pages, as page number is not given.  Writing  was difficult to read, on many of the registrations. Lots of genealogy information is given.

 Paula, Anna  
Arnfield, Albert  
Armfield, Bessie    
Bausch, Ernst H.   
Betts, Helen Sarah 
Bingham, Albert
Leach, Charles O.
Campbell, Rich K.       
Carl, Garpare
Carnty, Jasper
Craft, Frank
Craft, Sarah Ann
Davidson Joseph Arnsly
Faulk, Charles
Fleck, Henry
Gardner, Aren Myer
Gillen, John
Gordon, D.A.
Gordan, Lizzie Powell
Garcia, Francisco
Garcia, Manuel
Hetsby, Bertran Alan
Hersby, Emely Jane
Collins, Albert 
Miller, William T.
Hambery, Listim
Harver, Thomas A.
Helsky, Bertram Alan
Heneghan, Martin 
Herforth, Gus
Hogen, Agnes Lauresen
Hogen, Berne
Hodges, Fredrick James
Jones, Alfred E.
Kristensin, Andreas
Mandel, Joe
Miller, William
Nagry, Louis K.
Oveson, Svend
Patzig, August Henry
Patzig, Henry William
Pike, Francis Anthen
Pommer, Michael
Powell, Joseph L.
Rice, Wallace E.
Rothschild, David
Schwinger, Pauline
Seibel, Carl
Schill, Amelia V.
Tawad, Louis Francis
Wagner, Anna
Wagner, Johonn
Widner, Francis Hellen
Wilmes, Henry

II. Military Service Records of WWII :
Janelle Foster also has Military Discharges for Roosevelt County (all wars)  for which she will do lookups.

Please respect copyrights. Do not ask lookup volunteers to copy any page or passage from books or documents. Thank you.

Selected County homepages:

Colfax    Dona Ana     Grant     Lincoln    Native American    Otero    Sierra   Taos    Torrance    Catron    Union (and Colfax)

Page edited last on 6/22/2010 cwb