21 June 2009

Lea County Genealogy Links

Below is a list of Lea County Genealogy Links. Please send your suggestions for additional links to abqbobcat@nmia.com. Please put in the subject line the words "Lea County Genealogy Links." Thank you - Robert Baca, President NMGS.

New Mexico Genealogical Society Links

* Locating Catholic Church Records in New Mexico - Lea County

- See also the Introduction to the Project

* NMGS Press

* Genealogical Resources of New Mexico (book)

Libraries and Archives:

* Family History Centers - Lea County

* Lovington Public Library

Genealogical and Historical Societies:

* New Mexico Genealogical Society

* Hispanic Genealogical Research Center of New Mexico

* Southeastern New Mexico Genealogical Society

* Coronado/Caprock Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Hobbs, NM)

Genealogy Resources:

* USGenWeb - Lea County

* Genealogy Trails - Lea County

Genealogy Queries & Message Boards:

* Cousin Connect - Lea County

* GenForum - Lea County

* GenCircles - Lea County

* RootsWeb Genealogy Forum - Lea County

Genealogy Directories, List, and Links:

* EPodunk -Lea County Profile

* Cyndi's List - Lea County

* Linkpendium - Lea County

Vital Records

* Lea County Marriage Index (Genealogy Trails)

* Lea County Clerk

Cemetery, Burial & Obituaries:

* Lea County Early Deaths

* Lea County Cemeteries (Genealogy Trails)

* Lea County Cemeteries (USGenWeb)

* Lea County Cemeteries (LinkPendium)

* Lea County Cemeteries (EPodunk)

* Interment Net - Lea County

* Tombstone Transcription Project - Lea County

* The Political Graveyard - Lea County

* Kirby - Smith - Rogers Funeral Home

Census Records:

* Lea County Census Records (Linkpendium)

* Lea County Census Data (Genealogy Trails)

Community Genealogy and History:

* Lea County History and Mystery

* Then and Now, Lea County Families and Stories

* Lea County Post Office History

* Lea County History (USGenWeb)

* The University of the Southwest Story

"Lea County was created on March 7, 1917 from the southeastern part of Chaves County. It was named for Confederate Army General Joseph Calloway Lea."

* Leading Facts of New Mexico History - Chaves County

* History of New Mexico - Lea County

Cultural Resources:

* Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center

* Lea County Museum

Personal Websites

* New Mexico Culpepper Archives: Lea County

* Family of Harold E. Pennington

* Biography of William Calhoun McDonald


* National Register of Historic Places - Lea County

* New Mexico Digital Collection - Lea County

* New Mexico Military Records

* Land Patent Search (New Mexico)

* Lea County Military Data

Look for "Lincoln County Genealogy Links" at 12:01 A.M., Sunday, June 28th. As always, if you wish to contribute to this county or another, please send me an e-mail at abqbobcat@nmia.com.

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