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Guide to '''Sierra County, New Mexico ancestry, genealogy and family history, and genealogy''' , birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
{| style="width:18%; float:right"|-|<center><div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[New Mexico Online Genealogy Records]]</span></div></center>|-|<center>{{ClickInfobox U.S. County 2016 |organized= 3 April, 1884|county seat= Truth or Consequences|parent county= [[Socorro County, New Mexico Genealogy|Socorro]], [[Grant County, New Mexico Genealogy|Grant]], [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico Genealogy|ImageDoña Ana]]<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah:NM_ORPEverton Pub., 2002), New Mexico.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.png</ref>|variant spellings=|county1= [[Catron County, New Mexico Genealogy|Catron]]|county2= [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico Genealogy|Dona Ana]]|county3= [[Grant County, New Mexico Genealogy|Grant]]|county4= [[Lincoln County, New Mexico Genealogy|Lincoln]]|county5= [[Luna County, New Mexico Genealogy|Luna]]|county6= [[Otero County, New Mexico Genealogy|Otero]]|county7= [[Socorro County, New Mexico Genealogy|Socorro]]</br><center>[[Sierra County, New Mexico Online Genealogy Records#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</center>|county8=|county9=|county10=|county courthouse= [[Image:NewMexicoSierraCourthouse.jpg|245x245px]]|county location in state= [[Image:Nm-sierra.png|center|185x185px|Nm-sierra.png]]|adoption=}}
{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Sierra County }</center>| county_map <div style= | state = New Mexico| state_map = New"width:17%; float:left; margin-mexico.png right:4em; padding:0px">__TOC__</div>| latd = | longd = | founded year County Information = 1884| founded date = 3 April| seat = Truth or Consequences | building image = NewMexicoSierraCourthouse.jpg| building address = Sierra County Courthouse<br>311 N Date<br>Truth or Consequences, NM 87901<br>Phone: 505.894.2840<br> [http://www.courtreference.com/Sierra-County-New-Mexico-Courts.htm'''Sierra County Website]}}
[[Image:Nm-sierra.png|right|300px|Nm-sierra.png]] === Description ===
=== Sierra County Information ===is located in the southwest central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Sierra, New Mexico," in ''https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_County,_New_Mexico.'' accessed 8/30/2018</ref>
==== Sierra County, New Mexico Record Dates =Courthouse ==={{NM Courthouse Intro|Sierra}}
'''Sierra County Courthouse'''<br>311 N Date<br>Truth or Consequences, NM 87901<br>Phone: 505.894.2840<br> [http://www.sierraco.org/ Sierra County Website]<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1884, probate records, military discharge records from 1945; <br>Clerk of the District Court has divorce and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), New Mexico.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485| widthitem|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref> === Sierra County, New Mexico Record Dates =="100%" ={{NM Record Dates Intro|Sierra}}{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="67" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sierra County, New Mexico. Page 475 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 471.</ref></center>
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| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1907| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 18651884| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1907| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1890#7| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1884| width="1614.2%" align="center" |1945| width="14.62%" align="center" | 18841790|-| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths started in 1907. General compliance by 1930. </center>
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=== County Courthouse Record Loss ==={||-|There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
[http://www.courtreference.com/Sierra-County-New-Mexico-Courts.htm Sierra County Courthouse]<br>311 N Date<br>Truth or Consequences, NM 87901<br>Phone:. 505.894.2840&nbsp;<br><br>'''''County Clerk''''' has marriage and land records from 1884, probate records, military discharge records from 1945; '''''Clerk of the District Court''''' has divorce and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sierra County, New Mexico page 475, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
=== History Boundary Changes ==={{NM Boundary Changes Intro|Sierra}}{|==== Parent County ====|-|*Up until '''1821''' -&nbsp; [[New Spain]] controlled land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of early settlers may have been sent to an [http://www.mcu.es/archivos/MC/AGI/index.html archives] in Seville, Spain, or to [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|archives]] in Mexico City. <br> *From 1821 until '''1846''' -&nbsp;[[Mexico Genealogy|Mexico]] had jurisdiction over the land that later would become New Mexico and Arizona. Some records of this period may have been sent to [[Mexico Archives and Libraries|archives]] in Mexico City. Starting in 1846 United States forces occupied New Mexico during the {{wpd|Mexican-American War}}. <br> *'''1848''' -&nbsp; Land that became Sierra County formally became a part of the United States when the Mexican-American War ended with ratification of the {{wpd|Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo}}.<br> *'''1884--'''Sierra County was created 3 April 1884 from [[Socorro County, New Mexico Genealogy|Socorro]], [[Grant County, New Mexico Genealogy|Grant]], and [[Dona Ana County, New Mexico Genealogy|Doña Ana]] counties.<ref name="HBG" /> ==== Description ==== Formed in 1884. The county *'''County seat is :''' Truth or Consequences.<refname="HBG">http''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah://genealogytrailsEverton Pub., 2002), New Mexico.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.com/newmex/sierra/ accessed 09/29/2016</ref> ==== Boundary Changes ====<br>
*[http://www.mapofus.org/newmexico/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of New Mexico] - shows boundary changes for New Mexico Counties
*[http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/NM_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm New Mexico Historical Boundary Changes] - list of all boundary changes by county provided by [https://www.newberry.org/ Newberry Library]<br>
For animated maps illustrating New Mexico County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/newmexico/ "Rotating Formation New Mexico County Boundary Maps"] (1845-1981) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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==== Record Loss =Populated Places ===For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://newmexico.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,051,c,sierra.cfm HomeTown Locator] The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors,"Sierra County, New Mexico," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'',https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_County,_New_Mexico, accessed 10 February 2019.</ref>
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this {{populated places<!--cities column------------------->| cities-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephant_Butte,_New_Mexico Elephant Butte]</div>| cities-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truth_or_Consequences,_New_Mexico Truth or Consequences (countyseat)]</div>| cities-col3=<!--villages column------------------->| villages-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Williamsburg,_New_Mexico Williamsburg]</div>| villages-col2=| villages-col3=<!--unincorp column------------------->| unincorp-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chloride,_New_Mexico Chloride]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuchillo,_New_Mexico Cuchillo]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Derry,_New_Mexico Derry]</div>| unincorp-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Engle,_New_Mexico Engle]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hillsboro,_New_Mexico Hillsboro]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monticello,_New_Mexico Monticello]</div>| unincorp-col3=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upham,_New_Mexico Upham]</div><!--census column------------------->| census-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arrey,_New_Mexico Arrey]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caballo,_New_Mexico Caballo]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hot_Springs_Landing,_New_Mexico Hot Springs Landing]</div>| census-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingston,_New_Mexico Kingston]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Las_Palomas,_New_Mexico Las Palomas]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oasis,_New_Mexico Oasis]</div>| census-col3=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winston,_New_Mexico Winston]</div><!--ghost towns column------------------->| ghost-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hermosa,_New_Mexico Hermosa]</div>| ghost-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Valley,_Sierra_County,_New_Mexico Lake Valley]</div>| ghost-col3=}} === History Timeline ==={{NM Historical Timeline Intro|Sierra}}
== Places/Localities ======Populated Places<ref> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_County,_New_Mexico#Communities </ref>=========Cities=====*Elephant Butte*Truth or Consequences (county seat)=====Village=====*Williamsburg=====Census-desigated places===Resources =={{div colNM Resources Intro|4}}*Arrey*Caballo*Hillsboro*Hot Springs Landing*Kingston*Las Palomas*Oasis*Winston{{div col end}}=====Unincorporated communities====={{div col|4}}*Chloride*Cuchillo*Derry*Engle*Hermosa*Lake Valley*Monticello*Upham{{div col endSierra}}
==== Neighboring Counties =Bible Records ==={{div col|4}}*[[Catron County, New Mexico Genealogy|Catron]] *[[Dona Ana County, New Mexico GenealogyNM Bible Intro|Dona Ana]] *[[Grant County, New Mexico Genealogy|Grant]] *[[Lincoln County, New Mexico Genealogy|Lincoln]] *[[Luna County, New Mexico Genealogy|Luna]] *[[Otero County, New Mexico Genealogy|Otero]] *[[Socorro County, New Mexico Genealogy|Socorro]]{{div col endSierra}}
== Resources = Biographies ==={{NM Biographies Intro|Sierra}}
==== Cemeteries =Business, Commerce, and Occupations ==={{NM Business Records Intro|Sierra}}
*[http://www.nmgenealogy101.com/cemetery-records/ New Mexico Cemetery Records] *[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/cemetery/newmexico/ AHGP New Mexico Cemetery Transcription &amp; Photo Project] *[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/new-mexico-cemetery-records-luna-to-valencia.htm New Mexico Cemetery Records, Luna to Valencia] *[http://recordsproject.com/cemetery/new-mexico.asp New Mexico Cemetery Record Information Online] *[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/newmexico/newmex.html New Mexico Tombstone Transcription Project] *[http://www.uscemeteryproj2.com/newmexico/nmcemproj.htm New Mexico Cemeteries Project] *[http://www.nmgs.org/artGRNM-VR.htm#Cemetery New Mexico Vital Record Information: === Cemeteries] ===*[http://www.deathindexes.com/newmexico/ Online New Mexico Death Records and Indexes] *[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/newmexico/index.html {{NM Cemeteries of New Mexico] *[http://billiongraves.com/ BillionGraves.com] - Provides photos and GPS locations of grave markers. *[http://www.cyndislist.com/cemeteries/ Cyndi's List] - Cemeteries &amp; funeral homes *[http://www.findagrave.com/ Findagrave.com] *[http://www.interment.net/ Interment.net] *[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cemeteries/ Rootsweb] *[http://www.usgenweb.com/ UsGenweb.org]Intro|Sierra}}
{| width="80%" cellspacingstyle ="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"|-| :1px solid black; width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''| width="30:70%; " bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''|-| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=34&GScnty=1955&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|691914|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=34&CScnty=1955 Findagrave.com]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" | [http://sierra.nmgenweb.us/Scemetery.html NMGenWeb]| bgcolorstyle="#F0F0F0border:1px solid black" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+<center>'''Cemeteries of Sierra+County, New+Mexico&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search''' online and in print</results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=New%20Mexico&county=Sierra&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]center>
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" | * [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]* [http://sierra.nmgenweb.us/Scemetery.html NMGenWeb]* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nm/sierra/sierra.htm NMGenWeb Archives]| bgcolor* [http://usgwtombstones.org/newmexico/sierra.html Tombstone Project]*[http://newmexicogravestones.org/search.php?cid=28&lm=s&last=&fm=s&first="#F0F0F0" |New Mexico Gravestone Project]* [http://www.uscemeteryproj2.com/newmexico/sierra/sierra.htm NM Cemetery Project]* [http://www.interment.net/us/nm/sierra.htm NM Interment]| bgcolor="* [https://billiongraves.com/search#F0F0F0" |Billion Graves]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([http:[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])<//www.interment.net/us/nm/sierra.htm NM Interment]center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" |* {{FHL|691914|subject-id| bgcolordisp=Family History Library}}*[https://www.worldcat.org/search?qt=worldcat_org_all&q="#F0F0F0" |Sierra%2C+New+Mexico+cemeteries+ WorldCat]
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" | * [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/New-Mexico/Sierra-County?id=county_1955 Findagrave.com]* [https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# cemetery Billion Graves]| bgcolor*[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/newmexico/Sierra/ListSierra.html Cemeteries of New Mexico]*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17971&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=11&stateAbbv="#F0F0F0" || bgcolor&stateName="#F0F0F0" |Cemeteries in or near Sierra by EPunk]
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#F0F0F0E0E0E0" colspanstyle="3border:1px solid black" | <center>See '''[[New Mexico Cemeteries|New Mexico Cemeteries]] ''' for more information.</center>
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==== Census =Records ==={{NM Census Intro|Sierra}} 
{{Historical populations
|type = USA
|heading = Census
|footnote = Source: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_County,_New_Mexico#Demographics "Wikipedia.org".] |1910 |3536 |1920 |4619 |1930 |5184 |1940 |6962
|1950 |7186
|1960 |6409
|1970 |7189 |1980 |8454 |1990 |9912
|2000 |13270
|2010 |11988
}}
===== '''''Federal Census Records'''''<br>Federal Censuses were taken for New Mexico starting in 1850. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[New Mexico Census]]. '''''State Census Records ====='''''<br> 
*'''1885''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1976 New Mexico Territorial Census 1885] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] (free)
*'''Late 1800s''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3085 1800s Arizona and New Mexico Territories Census, Late 1800s] ($)
===== Federal Census Records =====
Federal Censuses were taken for New Mexico starting in 1850. For links to Federal census indexes, see [[New Mexico Census]].
===Church Records = =={{NM Church Intro|Sierra}}<br>'''List of Churches and Church Parishes'''*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/research/places/?reqParents=395955&reqParentsLabel=Sierra%2C%20New%20Mexico%2C%20United%20States&reqParentsType=209&reqTypeGroups=3&reqTypeLabel=Churches%20and%20Church%20Parishes FamilySearch Places]''' === Court Records ==={{NM Court Intro|Sierra}} === Directories ==={{NM Directories Intro|Sierra}} === Emigration and Immigration ==={{NM Emigration Intro|Sierra}} === Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ==={{NM Ethnic Groups Intro|Sierra}} === Funeral Homes ==={{NM Funeral Homes Intro|Sierra}}
=== Genealogies ==={{NM Church Genealogies Intro|Sierra}}
==== Court =Guardianship ==={{NM Guardianship Intro|Sierra}}
==== Land =and Property Records ==={{NM Land Intro|Sierra}}
{{NM Land Intro}}<br><br>
''Online Land Records''
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/ Land Patent Search] - index to federal patents and homesteads on the [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/default.aspx Bureau of Land Management] website, some images available
*'''1796 - 1907''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1246 U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] - index, info taken from Bureau of Land Management website<br>*'''1861 1863 - 19361908''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60593 U.S. Homestead Records 18611863-19361908] at [http://homesearch.ancestry.com / Ancestry.com] - ($), index and images
==== Local Histories ===={{NM Histories Intro|Sierra}}
{{NM History Intro}}
==== Maps and Gazetteers ==={{NM Maps Intro|Sierra}}{{NM Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{NM Sierra County}}}}
[[Image:Nmsierra.jpg|350px|Nmsierra.jpg]]
*[http://www.mapofus.org/newmexico/ Interactive Formation Boundary Map of New Mexico] - shows boundary changes for New Mexico Counties
*[http://guadalupe.nmgenweb.us/Histmaps.html NMGenWeb] - historical maps
=== Migration ==={{NM Migration Intro|Sierra}} === Military Records ==={{NM Military Intro|Sierra}} ==== Revolutionary War ===={{NM Revolutionary War Intro|Sierra}}
===== Revolutionary War =====*'''1775 - 1783''' - {{RecordSearch|2546162|United States Rosters of Revolutionary War Soldiers and Sailors, 1775-1783}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] - images only<br>
*''For more nationwide Revolutionary War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
===== Civil War ====={{NM Civil War Intro|Sierra}} *'''1861 - 1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932418|New Mexico Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
*''For more nationwide Civil War databases, see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy Records]].''
===== World War I ====={{NM World War I Intro|Sierra}} 
*'''1917 - 1919''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8803 New Mexico, World War I Records, 1917-1919] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
*''For more natiowide World War I databases'', see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military OnlineGenealogy Records]].''
===== World War II ====={{NM World War II Intro|Sierra}}*'''1940 - 1945''' - {{RecordSearch|2548056|New Mexico, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1941 - 1945''' - [https://www.archives.gov/research/military/ww2/navy-casualties/new-mexico.html World War II Records], 1941-1945 State Summary of War Casualties from World War II for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel from: New Mexico
*'''1941 - 1945''' - [https://www.archives.gov/research/military/ww2/army-casualties/new-mexico.html World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel from: New Mexico]
*''For more nationwide World War II databases'', see [[United_States_Military_Online_Genealogy_Records|US Military Online Genealogy]].
==== Newspapers =Naturalization and Citizenship ==={{NM Naturalization Intro|Sierra}}*'''1882-1983''' - {{RecordSearch|2187007|New Mexico Naturalization Records, 1882-1983}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
=== Newspapers ==={{NM Newspaper abstractsNewspapers Intro|Sierra}}
==== Probate ===='''Online Probate Records'''{{NM Newspaper abstracts|Sierra}}
*'''1801 – 1993''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9075 New Mexico Wills and Probate Records 1801-1993] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $ == Obituaries ==={{NM Obituaries Intro|Sierra}}
=== Other Records ==={{NM Probate Other Records Intro|Sierra}}
==== Taxation =Periodicals ==={{NM Periodicals Intro|Sierra}}
=== Probate Records ==={{NM Tax Probate Intro|Sierra}}
'''Online Probate Records *'''1801 – 1993''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9075 New Mexico Wills and Probate Records 1801-1993] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $ === School Records ==={{NM Schools Intro|Sierra}} === Tax Records ==={{NM Tax Intro|Sierra}} === Vital Records ==={{NM Vital Intro|Sierra}} ==== Birth ===={{NM Birth Intro|Sierra}}
=====Births=====
*'''1726 – 1918''' {{RecordSearch|1680839|New Mexico Births and Christenings, 1726-1918}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
 ====Marriage =Deaths==={{NM Marriage Intro|Sierra}} *'''1727 - 1900''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7872 New Mexico Marriages 1727-1900] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)*'''1751 - 1918''' {{RecordSearch|1680844|New Mexico Marriages, 1751-1918}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] ==== Death ===={{NM Death Intro|Sierra}} 
*'''1788 – 1798; 1838 – 1955''' {{RecordSearch|1680843|New Mexico Deaths and Burials, 1788-1798; 1838-1955}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
*'''1889 - 1945''' {{RecordSearch|1546466|New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
=====Marriages=====
*'''1727 - 1900''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7872 New Mexico Marriages 1727-1900] at [http://search.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($)
*'''1751 - 1918''' {{RecordSearch|1680844|New Mexico Marriages, 1751-1918}} at [http://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch]
== Societies and Libraries ==Divorce ===={{NM Divorce Intro|Sierra}} == Research Facilities =={{NM Research Facilities Intro|Sierra}} === Archives ==={{NM Archives Intro|Sierra}}
'''Geronimo Springs Museum''' <br>221 Main St.Geronimo Springs Museum<br> 221 Main St.<br> Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, 87901<br><br>=== Family History Centers ==={{Family History Centers Intro}}
'''=== Libraries ==={{NM Libraries Intro|Sierra County Genealogical Society'''<br> c/o Public Library<br>PO Box 311<br> 325 Library Lane<br> T. or C., New Mexico, 87901<br><br>}}
==== Family History Centers =Museums ==={{NM Museums Intro|Sierra}}'''Geronimo Springs Museum''' <br>221 Main St.Geronimo Springs Museum<br> 221 Main St.<br> Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, 87901
== Societies =={{FamilySearch Centers NM Societies Intro|Sierra}}'''Sierra County Genealogical Society'''<br> c/o Public Library<br>PO Box 311<br> 325 Library Lane<br> T. or C., New Mexico, 87901
== Websites =={{NM Websites Intro|Sierra}}
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/newmexico/sierra-county/ Sierra County, NM History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] *[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104941354458187372272 New Mexico Genealogy Network Community on Google+] *[https://www.facebook.com/groups/255419071140350/ New Mexico Genealogy Network Group on Facebook] *USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. *{{FHLPlace IDNum|205721|New+Mexico%2C+20Mexico|Sierra|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
== References Research Guides =={{NM Research Guides Intro|Sierra}}
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