Nevada Genealogists

Our Nevada genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the archives and libraries in Nevada, including:

  • Nevada Historical Society
    Directories, phone books, manuscripts, photographs, books, maps, vast collection of Nevada high school yearbooks starting from 1907. Also, registers of births and baptisms for the Protestant Episcopal Church Nevada Dioceses (1862-1969)
  • Nevada State Library and Archives
    Documents the history of Nevada dating back to 1851. Contains over 15,000 cubic feet of territorial and state government records and over 100,000 images of Nevada people and places
  • Nevada State Office of Vital Statistics
    Births and deaths (1911-present) as well as marriages and divorces (1968-present) for all counties
  • University of Nevada, Reno Libraries
    Consists of several libaries documenting Nevada and Reno history, including the largest map collection in Nevada, containing more than 140,000 maps
  • Nevada State Museum and Historical Society
    Houses records on the development of Las Vegas as well as the natural history of the area, includes book, manuscripts, maps, and photographs
  • Washoe Country Library System
    Books, magazines, journals, newspapers, maps, directories

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas Libraries
    Includes rare and specialized family history research material documenting the history, culture, and physical environment of the city of Las Vegas, the Southern Nevada region, the gaming industry, and the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Consists of books, magazines, journals, periodicals, directories, manuscripts, maps, drawings, photographs


Our genealogists can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you would like to learn how our genealogists can further your research, request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Nevada include:

  • Birth, marriage, and death records were kept by some towns as early as 1887
  • Birth and death records have been recorded by the state government from 1911 to the present
  • Marriages have been recorded by the state government from 1968 to the present
  • Federal census records were recorded every 10 years starting in 1860
  • State, territorial, and colonial censuses were recorded every 10 years from 1860 to 1890
  • Land records were kept by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
  • Probate records were kept by the local courts from 1850s to the present
  • Churches kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
  • Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods that contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
  • Military records
  • Town and county histories about the settlers and their families
  • Naturalization and citizenship records were recorded by the courts since 1850s
  • Ship passenger lists, tax lists, and town records were recorded for many areas

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