Genealogy Links (Updated January 30, 2003)

Societies - primarily New Mexico and surrounding states...

Libraries - those with good resources for New Mexico ancestral research...

Churches - information on churches in New Mexico...

Resources - general to specific sources of information for New Mexico research...

Mexico , Spain, Canary Islands and France - good sites if your research takes you to the old country...

Individual Family History Web Pages - meet your primos and find that long-lost ancestor...

History and Historical Documents - excellent resources for laying the groundwork...

Maps - historical maps from 1500's to present.

Original Articles and Sources - the best links...



New Mexico Genealogical Society

Hispanic Genealogical Research Center - New Mexico

Genealogy Club of Albuquerque

Southern New Mexico Genealogical Society

Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research (SHHAR)

Arizona Genealogy Advisory Board

Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies

National Genealogical Society

Federation of Genealogical Societies


Arizona Department of Library, Archives and Public Records

Arizona State Museum - Documentary Relations of the Southwest Index

Biblioteca Nacional de España

Center for Land Grant Studies

Colorado State Archives - Family History Resources

Fort Lewis College - Center of Southwest Studies

Huntington Library - San Marino, California

La Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez

The Library of Congress - Local History and Genealogy Reading Room

The Library of Congress - Hispanic and Portuguese Collections - Illustrated Guide

Libro, Archivos, y Bibliotecas del Ministerio de Educacion y Cultura

Los Angeles Public Library History and Genealogy Department

Museums and Libraries in New Mexico

New Mexico State Library

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives

New Mexico State University Library - Las Cruces, NM

On-Line Archive of New Mexico

Rare Books - Mexico - Los Angeles Public Library

Repositories of Primary Sources - Latin America and the Caribbean

Repositories of Primary Sources - Spain

Repositories of Primary Sources - Western United States and Canada

Rio Grande Valley Library System - Special Collections Branch - Albuquerque, NM

Rio Grande Historical Collections - New Mexico State University Archives

RootsWeb - Searchable Databases

San Francisco Public Library

Southwest Museum and Braun Research Library - Los Angeles, CA

Texas Tech University - Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library

University of California at Berkeley - Bancroft Library

University of California at Los Angeles - Library

University of New Mexico - Center for Southwest Research

University of Texas at Arlington - Special Collections and Archives

University of Texas at El Paso Library


Find A Church

Holy Child Parish

Archdiocese of Santa Fe

Roman Catholic Diocese of Gallup

Catholic Diocese of Las Cruces

Local Catholic Church and Family History

Catholic Archives of Texas (includes El Paso)

Catholic Archives of Texas - Overview of Holdings

Archives of the Archdiocese of Durango - Information

Arquidiocesis Primada de Mexico

Arquidiocesis de Guadalajara - Mexico

Iglesia Catolica en Mexico

Archidiocesis de Madrid

Iglesia Metropolitana de Santiago de Compostela - Spain


AOL Hispanic Genealogy 1

AOL Hispanic Genealogy 2

AOL Hispanic Genealogy Address Book

Archives of all States

Archives on Microfilm at the University of Texas at El Paso - Special Collections

Bernalillo County NM GenWeb Site

Bernalillo County Look Ups

Beyond Origins of New Mexico Families - Jose Esquibel's Home Page

Census Microfilm

U.S. Census Bureau

Census Records on CD-ROM

Census US Records on CD-ROM - AllCensus

Cyndi's List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet

Cyndi's List of New Mexico Genealogy Sites on the Internet

Deciphering Old Handwriting - Sabina J. Murray

El Paso County - Texas Gen Web Project

Emigration/Ship Lists and Resources

The Ships List

Everton Helper

Family Search - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Family Search - Browse Categories - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Help - Genealogy and History for Latin America

Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Help - Spanish

Genealogy Helplist for New Mexico - volunteers doing lookups

The Genealogy Homepage

Great New Mexico Pedigree Database - Hispanic Genealogical Research Center

Hispanic Genealogy

Heraldry and Genealogy of Spanish Surnames

Heritage Quest - Microfilm Records for New Mexico

National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico

Hispanic Cultural Foundation

HTML Pedigree Chart

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Military Personnel Records from NARA

Native American Genealogy

New Mexico's 40 Largest Private Landowners

New Mexico Genealogical Resources on the Internet

New Mexico Genealogical and Historical Research

"New Mexico Roots, Ltd." by Fray Angelico Chavez - Information

New Mexico State Records Center and Archives

NM State University Library - Genealogical Resources in Library

MSNBC Best Genealogical Links on the Web

National Archives and Record Administration

National Archives and Record Administration - Southwest Region - Fort Worth, TX

Native American Genealogy Resources on the Internet


Southwest Hispanic Research Institute

Surname Web

Translate Text from Spanish to English (or other languages) - Altavista

Translate Text in Any Language - Langenberg

US Census Bureau

US Gen Web

VitalChek - Vital Records by Phone

Vital Records Information for State of New Mexico

Vital Records Information for the United States


The Seed of Camargo by Pedro Rodriguez

Spanish and Mexican Land Records - Texas and Mexico

Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Help: Mexico

Historical Text Archive

Instituto de Investigaciones Historicas - UNAM - Mexico

Libraries on the Web - Mexico, The Caribbean, Central and South America

Mexican Civil Registrars

Mexico GenWeb

Mexico Connect

Mexican History

Repositories of Primary Sources - Latin America and the Caribbean

Town of Guerrero Viejo, Tamaulipas, Mexico (settled Oct 1750) - Census, Genealogy, and History

Archivo General de Indias

Archivo General de Indias (Sevilla, Spain)

Archivo General de Indias (Sevilla, Spain) - Audiencia de Santafe

Archivos Eclesiasticos Espanoles

General Information about Spain

Baptismal Records of Church of Albanchez in Almeria, Andalucia, Spain - Index of Years

Churches in Spain

Genealogy of the Canary Islands

Canarias - Canary Islands (includes history and maps)

GeneaNet - France

Genealogy in France

Karolus - Genealogical Research in France



Navajo Culture and Genealogy - Homepage of Harrison Lapahie Jr.

Charles M. Sadler's Homepage

Judith M. Oxholm Villafane Home Page

Michael Rosado's Home Page

Patricia Butts Homepage

Ruben Camara's Home Page

Sam J. Zamarripa Homepage

Tom and Dollie Madrid Genealogy Page

The Villareal Homepage

Viola Sadler's Web Home


Albuquerque's Environmental Story

Albuquerque's Environmental Story - East Mountain Towns

Albuquerque's Human Environmental Story

Albuquerque Statistics and Facts - Key to the City

AMDOCS Documents for the Study of American History

American Academy of Research Historians of Medieval Spain

Apache in New Mexico - Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs 1871

Apache in New Mexico - Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs 1872 - New Perspectives of the West

Brief History of Santa Ana Pueblo

Cabeza de Baca - History and Importance

Cabeza de Vaca's Journey to the Southwest

Civil War in New Mexico - New Mexico Genealogist Article

Civil War in New Mexico 1861-1862

Columbus' Letter to the King and Queen of Spain

Cuartocentennial of Colonization of New Mexico

Declaration of Independence (American) July 4, 1776

Documents of Early Texas

El Paso Archives

El Rancho de Las Golondrinas - A Spanish Colonial Living History Museum - Santa Fe

End of An Empire - The Spanish Conquest of Mexico (Concord Review)

Family History of Kit Carson

Francisco Vasquez de Coronado by Adrian Bustamante

Friars Aim to Convert, Educate Natives - Granddaughter of Cortés and Cuauhtemoc's Widow Becomes Wife of Oñate, Founder of New Mexico by Miguel Encinias


Historical Society of New Mexico

La Herencia Del Norte Journal

Las Vegas History

The Legendary Walls of Acoma by James Abarr

Mexican History

The Mexican - American War Memorial Homepage - 1846 to 1847

Myra Ellen Jenkins Collection - Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado

National Archives

Native American History Resources on the Internet

New Mexico Historical Review

New Mexico Historical Societies List

New Mexico History

New Mexico History - Brief

400 Years of New Mexico History 1598 to 1998 by Robert J. Torres, New Mexico State Historian

New Mexico Jewish Historical Society

New Mexico Jewish Pioneers

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

New Mexico Records Center and Archives

The Handbook of Texas Online - Jean L'Archeveque

French Explorers

Santa Fe Trail Association

Santa Fe Trail

Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies

Southern New Mexico History Before 1945

Southwestern Archealogy

Spanish History

Spanish Conquistadors in North America

Tierra Adentro - El Camino Real

The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo - February 2, 1848

University of New Mexico - Archives

Vietnam Veterans Memorial - New Mexico


[NOTE: Most of these maps are large and will take a while to download. Also, a majority of these maps have a reserved copyright by their respective website host- they may not be duplicated or published in print or on another website without permission.]

Spanish Kingdoms 1030 AD to 1556 AD

Old Historic Maps and Prints - 15th to 19th Centuries

Library of Congress Map Collections 1500 to 2002

Tabulanouarum Infularum - Map of New World - 1550

Maps of Paris, France 1552 to 1960

Universale Della Parte del Mondo Nuovamenta Ritrovata - Map of New World in 1556

Relaciones Geograficas Collection of documents and maps concerning Spanish Conquest of Americas 1577 (click on Next Page to move forward through collection)

Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio - Map of New World - 1587

Granada Nova et California - Map of Southwest in 1597

Nova Orbis Pars Borealis - Map of New World - 1600 (including California and New Mexico area)

Americqve Septentrionale (including Nouveau Mexique - created for French king in 1644?)

Americqve Septentrionale (including Nouveau Mexique in more detail) 1650 (four Native American tribes of New Mexico included on this map - this is first published appearance of the word Navajo)

Nova Orbis Tabvla - Map of New World - 1688

American Southwest (including Nuovo Mexico) in 1696

University of Arizona - Maps of New Mexico and Southwest in 18th Century (1701 - 1975)

New Mexico Maps 1729 and 1792

Map of New Mexico, Arizona, Texas - 1766 to 1768

Nouveau Mexique in 1771 (great detail)

Map of Southern US and edge of Spanish Dominions - 1788

University of Arizona - Maps of New Mexico and Southwest in 19th Century (1805 to 1854

Spanish Dominions in North America - 1802

Map of Texas and Countries Adjacent - 1844

1895 US Atlas Maps of New Mexico

Guide to Maps of New Mexico (Current - Shaded Relief, Satellite, County, 1895, etc.)

Current Map of New Mexico with links to cities and towns on the Internet

Map of the State of New Mexico - Current

Maps of the Southwest

Texas State Library and Archives Commission - Maps to Download

Photos of New Mexico by Philip Greenspun

University of Texas at Austin - Historical Maps of the United States


Beyond Origins of New Mexico Families by Jose Antonio Esquibel and others

Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research (SHHAR)

Somos Primos - publication of Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research (SHHAR)

Town of Guerrero Viejo, Tamaulipas, Mexico (settled Oct 1750) - Census, Genealogy, and History


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