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Nevada State Vital Records

Nevada State Vital Records Office
Division of Health: Vital Statistics
505 East King Street, #102
Carson City, NV 89701-4749
(702) 687-4481
They currently have birth and death records since July 1911, and marriage and divorce indexes since January 1968.

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California and the Sierra Nevada Region, 1833-60

Nevada, Sutrotunnel, and the Comstock Lode, 1866

California and the Sierra-Nevada Region, 1833-60

California & Sierra Nevada Region, 1833-1860


Nevada State Journal (Reno, Nevada)

Daily Nevada State Journal (Reno, Nevada)

Weekly Nevada State Journal (Reno, Nevada)

Nevada Directory, 1862

Nevada Orphan's Home Records, 1870-1920

Nevada Civil War Volunteers

Territorial Enterprise (Virginia City, Nevada), 1886-92

Territorial Enterprise (Virginia City, Nevada), 1866-67

Nevada Census, 1860-1910

Ross-Burke Funeral Records, Reno, Nevada, 1904-19

Walker River Valley, Nevada Paiute Indian Records, 1897-1901

Walker River Valley, Nevada Paiute Indian Records, 1902-06

Walker River Valley, Nevada Paiute Indian Records, 1907-12

Walker River Valley, Nevada Paiute Indian Records, 1914-20

Nevada Car Registration Records, 1913-18

Nevada Directory 1868-69

Nevada - State Fact Sheet

Nevada State Journal, 1870-1900

Nevada State Census, 1875

Douglas County, Nevada Vital Records, 1862-1923

Nevada County, California Directory, 1895

Storey County Nevada marriage records, 1874-85

Storey County Nevada Death & Birth records, 1862-1903

Reno Evening Gazette (Reno, Nevada)

Weekly Evening Gazette (Reno, Nevada)

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Arizona, California, Idaho, and Nevada, 1850-1951 Marriage Index

Family History Centers

What is a Family History Center?
Family History Centers are branches of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
Centers provide access to many of the microfilms and microfiche in the Family History Library to help you identify your ancestors.

Location and Hours
There are more than 3,400 centers worldwide. To find a Family History Center near you, see the list of addresses below.
Before you visit, you should contact the center to verify when it is open.

Staff members will show you around the center, answer some research questions (research expertise in each center varies), help you use center resources, and order microfilms and microfiche from the Family History Library.
Many centers offer classes on different genealogical research topics.

Most centers have a computer with FamilySearch, which helps you search for information about your ancestors. FamilySearch includes Family History Library Catalog, International Genealogical Index, Ancestral File, Social Security Death Index, Scottish Church Records and the United States Military Index
Most also have Personal Ancestral File, a computer program that allows you to organize your family history information.
Most centers also have a variety of resource files, microfilms, microfiche and published material such as genealogies, histories, gazetteers, atlases and maps at your disposal.

Family History Centers Near You

Other Resources

Information about state archives and libraries:

Write to:
Nevada State Library and Archives
Division of Archives and Records
100 N. Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89701-4285
Telephone: (702) 687-5210
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00, closed Saturday and Sunday
They currently have census records from 1860-1920, name indexes, county records, land records, copies of land patents, tax roles, immigrant ship lists, city directories into the 1800's, Revolutionary War and officer records, tombstone lists, newspapers dating into the 1800's, Nevada territorial records, and church records.

Information about state genealogical societies:

Write to:
Nevada State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 20666
Reno, NV 89515
Publication: Nevada State Genealogical Society Newsletter

Nevada Historical Society
1650 N. Virginia
Reno, NV 89503
Telephone: (702) 688-1191

Northeastern Nevada Genealogical Society
1515 Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
Telephone: (702) 738-3418


See also: Nevada Genealogy at Live Roots, and Original Nevada Documents


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