OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Catron County, New Mexico
Societies and Family History Resources ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣ County Genealogy Links
Catron County was founded on February 25, 1921 from Socorro County.
The Catron County Seat is situated in Reserve and the county government website is http://www.catroncounty.us/
Locations bordering Catron County are Cibola County, Socorro County, Sierra County, Grant County, Greenlee County, Arizona, Apache County, Arizona.
Catron County vital records can be found at the New Mexico Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in New Mexico for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
You can search online for Catron County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for New Mexico Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
Catron County has Federal Census Schedules to aid in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1930, 1940. You’ll find free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.
Catron County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Catron County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- New Mexico Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- New Mexico State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Luna Family History Center, East Main St., LunaNM. Phone 505-547-2762
- Catron County, New Mexico Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Catron County, New Mexico Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Catron County (usgwarchives.net)
Catron County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers often forget the significance of Catron County court, probate, and land files as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy details. Buried away in New Mexico courthouses and archives everywhere tend to be the desires and worries of many New Mexico inhabitants.
The chances are excellent that your particular ancestors and forefathers have left a in-depth record of at least quite a few aspects of their lives in the Catron County court records. Even if your forefathers is not brought up in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other methods which often can have lead to him or her showing up in court records.
The below details indicates what birth, death, marriage, land, wills, and legal records are in Catron County. The years New Mexicod listed below could be the first recognized documents for this county.
- Catron County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: Highway 60 and East Main St. PO Box 283, Quemado, NM 87829
- Phone: 575-773-4604
- Catron County Clerks office
- Marriage Records: 1921
- Land Records: 1921
- Probate Records: 1921
- Catron County District Court Clerk
- Address: 101 Main St., Reserve, NM 87830
- Phone: 575-533-6400
Catron County Links
The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Catron County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a payment. This is just a directory that has been gathered or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to suggest your own preferred Catron County genealogy or family history affiliated sites.
Catron Co. NM Books, Newspapers & Publications
- New Mexico Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- New Mexico historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from New Mexico (1844–1973) (genealogybank.com)
- Catron County, New Mexico Books (amazon.com)
- Search New Mexico Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Catron County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Catron Co. NM Birth, Marriage & Death Records
- New Mexico Vital Records Research Guide
- Births and Christenings, 1726-1918 (familysearch.org)
- Marriages, 1751-1918 (familysearch.org)
- County Death Records, 1907-1952 (familysearch.org)
- Deaths, 1889-1945 (familysearch.org)
- Social Security Death Index (search.ancestry.com)
Catron Co. NM Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- New Mexico Court Records Research Guide
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Catron Co. NM Census Records
- New Mexico Census Records Research Guide
- Catron County, NM Census Records Links
- Catron County, NM Census QuickFacts
Catron Co. NM Cemeteries & Church Records
- New Mexico Cemetery Research Guide
- Catron Co., New Mexico Graves (findagrave.com)
- Catron County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Catron Co., New Mexico Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Topographic Cemetery List and Map for Catron County, New Mexico
- Catron Co., New Mexico Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- New Mexico Church & Bible Research Guide
- Topographic Church List and Map for Catron County, New Mexico
- Catron County, New Mexico Church Books (amazon.com)
Catron Co. NM Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- New Mexico Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Catron Co. NM General and History Websites
- See Also State History for New Mexico
- Catron County, New Mexico Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Catron County, New Mexico Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Catron Co. NM Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Catron County, New Mexico (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – New Mexico – Counties – Catron (cyndislist.com)
- Catron County New Mexico (genealogytrails.com)
- Catron Co. NMGenweb (nmgenweb.us)
- Catron County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Catron Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Catron Co. NM Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of New Mexico Links and Information
- 1895 Catron County Map (livgenmi.com)
Catron Co. NM Military Records
- New Mexico Military Records Research Guide
- New Mexico Military Records (fold3.com) offers access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents belonging to the New Mexico men and women that served. Just the thing for Catron County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.