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Lincoln County New Mexico Genealogy Data
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Catholic Funeral Records
Introduction  Data 1897-1944

Catholic Funeral Records
Data 1945-1956

Catholic Funeral Records
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Deaths 1913-1919  Cemeteries Deaths 1913-1919
Deaths 1900-1941 Delayed Birth Records Early Mortuary Records
First Statehood Governor Bonita Story Greer Gang
Lincoln 1860 Census

Lincoln 1900 Census

County Map
Michaels's Tidbits Mortuary 1925-1947 Mortuary 1946-1953
Newspaper Data Obituaries Place Names

Spanish Surnames

Vital Records ~addresses Vital Stats Lincoln

 Census Information

First Federal Census of Lincoln Township: La Placita del Rio Bonito, meaning a place along the beautiful river, was the first major settlement in Lincoln County. The government recorded the eighth United States Census in 1860. La Placita del Rio Bonito was part of Socorro County at that time. In 1869 when Lincoln County was founded, the settlement became the town of Lincoln. To view that census for the town of La Placita del Rio Bonito and nearby Fort Stanton see the transcription by Janet Greer.

Special Schedule 1890 Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines and Widows. Persons who served in the Army, Navy, and marine Corps of the United States during the rebellion (Civil War) who are survivors  enumerated in 1890.

Tana specializes in New Mexico census indexes for 1850, 1860, and the 1870 Federal censuses, and the Spanish and Mexico censuses from 1750 to 1830. Submit one surname in capital letters, with person's first name and the approximate year. Please remember to thank our Research Specialist, Tana

The 1900 Federal Census Index Click hereof Lincoln County is a head-of-households name index as they appeared on the 1900 census. You may find your ancestor on that list which was prepared by Lisa Ann Barnum.

1900 Federal Census of Lincoln County was The first census taken within its present boarders. The census names are currently being verified by our in-house translator, Ida Richardson. Colleen will research one name on that census. Allow three weeks for an answer. Colleen

1890 Census: Special Schedule Doña Ana County, NM, Part 1. Abstracted by Mary Ruiz Cárdenas. From the New Mexico Genealogist, September 1997.