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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/nm/mora/mora.htm NMGenWeb Archives]
 
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* [http://usgwtombstones.org/newmexico/mora.html Tombstone Project]
 
* [http://usgwtombstones.org/newmexico/mora.html Tombstone Project]
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*[http://newmexicogravestones.org/search.php?cid=19&lm=s&last=&fm=s&first= New Mexico Gravestone Project]
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* [http://www.uscemeteryproj2.com/newmexico/mora/mora.htm NM Cemetery Project]
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* [http://www.interment.net/us/nm/ NM Interment]
 
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| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
 
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* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=34&CScnty=1946 Findagrave.com]
 
* [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=34&CScnty=1946 Findagrave.com]
 
* [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=New%20Mexico&county=Mora&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
 
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*[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/newmexico/Mora/ListMora.html Cemeteries of New Mexico]
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17908&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=42&stateAbbv=&stateName= Cemeteries in or near Mora by EPunk]
 
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*[http://www.nmgenealogy101.com/cemetery-records/ New Mexico Cemetery Records]
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/cemetery/newmexico/ AHGP New Mexico Cemetery Transcription & Photo Project]
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/new-mexico-cemetery-records-luna-to-valencia.htm New Mexico Cemetery Records, Luna to Valencia]
 
*[http://recordsproject.com/cemetery/new-mexico.asp New Mexico Cemetery Record Information Online]
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/newmexico/newmex.html New Mexico Tombstone Transcription Project]
 
*[http://www.uscemeteryproj2.com/newmexico/nmcemproj.htm New Mexico Cemeteries Project]
 
*[http://www.nmgs.org/artGRNM-VR.htm#Cemetery New Mexico Vital Record Information: Cemeteries]
 
*[http://www.deathindexes.com/newmexico/ Online New Mexico Death Records and Indexes]
 
*[http://www.cemeteries-of-tx.com/newmexico/index.html Cemeteries of New Mexico]
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/ BillionGraves.com] - Provides photos and GPS locations of grave markers.
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/cemeteries/ Cyndi's List] - Cemeteries &amp; funeral homes
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/ Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://www.interment.net/ Interment.net]
 
*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cemeteries/ Rootsweb]
 
*[http://www.usgenweb.com/ UsGenweb.org]
 
  
'''''Search by Cemetery Name'''''<br>
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Holman, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Agua Negra Cemetery]], [[Ledoux, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Bethel Cemetery]], [[Buena Vista, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Buena Vista Cemetery]], [[Ocate, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Calhoun Cemetery]], [[Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Canada Bonita San Jose Cemetery]], [[Ojo Feliz, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Casias Cemetery]], [[Chacon, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Chacon Cemetery]], [[Chacon, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Chacon San Antonio Cemetery]], [[Valmora, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Cherry Valley Cemetery]], [[Wagon Mound, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Christmas Ranch Cemetery]], [[Cleveland, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Cleveland Cemetery]], [[Cleveland, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Cleveland Catholic Cemetery]],&nbsp;[[Cleveland, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|El Carmen Cemetery]], [[Holman, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|El Corazon Norteno Cemetery]], [[Chacon, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|El Rito Cemetery]], [[Guadalupita, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|El Turquillo Cemetery]], [[Fort Union, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Fort Union Cemetery]], [[Gascon, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Gascon San Jose Cemetery]], [[Golondrinas, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Golondrinas Cemetery]], [[Guadalupita, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Guadalupita Cemetery]], [[Ocate, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Halls Peak Cemetery]], [[Wagon Mound, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Hillside Cemetery]], [[Holman, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Holman Cemetery]], [[Holman, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Holman Presbyterian Cemetery]], [[Holman, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery]], [[Golondrinas, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Jager Cemetery]], [[Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Kroenig Cemetery]], [[La Cueva, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|La Cueva Cemetery]], [[Rainsville, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|La Morada Cemetery]], [[Holman, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|La Sierra Cemetery]], [[Buena Vista, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Laumbachs Cemetery]], [[Ledoux, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|LeDoux Cemetery]], [[Ocate, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Los Hueros Cemetery]], [[Holman, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Lovato Cemetery]], Michoacan Cemetery, [[Rainsville, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Montoya Cemetery]], [[Mora, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Mora Presbyterian Church Cemetery]], [[Mora, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Mora Presbyterian Cemetery]], [[Wagon Mound, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Mountain View Cemetery]], [[Ocate, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Naranjos Cemetery]], [[Ocate, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Nuestro Padre Jesus Cemetery]], [[Ocate, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Ocate Catholic Cemetery]], [[Ojo Feliz, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Ojo Feliz Cemetery]], [[Sapello, Mora Couty, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Old Sapello Cemetery]], [[Guadalupita, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Our Lady of Guadalupe Cemetery]], [[Wagon Mound, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Paises Cemetery]],&nbsp;[[Ledoux, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Quintana Cemetery]], [[Rainsville, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Sacred Heart Church Cemetery - Rainsville]], [[Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Sacred Heart Cemetery - Watrous]], [[Mora, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Saint Gertrude Cemetery]], [[Ledoux, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Saint Joseph Cemetery]], [[Mora, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Saint Vrain Cemetery]],&nbsp;[[Chacon, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|San Antonio Cemetery - Chacon]], [[Cleveland, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|San Antonio Cemetery - Cleveland]], [[Chacon, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|San Antonio de Padua Morada Cemetery]], [[Holman, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|San Isidro Cemetery - Holman]],&nbsp; [[Gascon, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|San Jose Cemetery - Gascon]],[[Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|San Jose Cemetery - Canada Bonita]], [[La Cueva, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|San Rafael Cemetery]], [[Ojo Feliz, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|San Ysidro (San Yasdiro) Cemetery]], [[Golondrinas, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Sandoval Weber Cemetery]], [[Wagon Mound, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Santa Clara Cemetery]], [[Mora, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Santa Gertrudes Cemetery]], [[Rainsville, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Santa Teresita Cemetery]], [[Chacon, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Santisima Trinidad Cemetery]], [[Ledoux, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Santo Nino Cemetery]], [[Ocate, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Strong Cemetery]], [[Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Tiptonvillle Cemetery]], [[Guadalupita, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Turquillo Cemetery]], [[Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Watrous Sacred Heart Cemetery]], [[Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Watrous Cemetery]].
 
 
'''''Search by Cemetery Location'''''<br>
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Buena Vista, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Buena Vista]], [[Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Canada Bonita]], [[Ledoux, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Canon]], [[Chacon, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Chacon]], [[Cleveland, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Cleveland]], [[Rainsville, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Coyote Creek State Park]], [[Fort Union, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Fort Union]], [[Gascon, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Gascon]], [[Golondrinas, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Golondrinas]], [[Guadalupita, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Guadalupita]], [[Holman, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Holman]], [[La Cueva, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|La Cueva]], [[Ledoux, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Le Doux]], [[Wagon Mound, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Levy]], [[Rainsville, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Los Cisneros]], [[Ocate, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Los Hueros]],&nbsp;[[Rainsville, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Lucero]], [[Ledoux, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Monte Aplanado]],&nbsp;[[Mora, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Mora]], [[Ocate, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Naranjos]], [[Ocate, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Ocate]], [[Ojo Feliz, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Ojo Feliz]], [[Rainsville, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Rainsville]], [[Sapello, Mora Couty, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Sapello]], [[Valmora, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Shoemaker]], [[Ledoux, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|South Carmen]], [[Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Tiptonville]], [[Rainsville, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Turquillo]], [[Valmora, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Valmora]], [[Wagon Mound, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Wagon Mound]], [[Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico, Cemeteries|Watrous]].&nbsp;
 
 
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Guide to Mora County, New Mexico ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Facts
County seat: Mora
Organized: February 1, 1860
Parent County(s): Taos[1]
Neighboring Counties
Colfax  • Harding  • Rio Arriba  • San Miguel  • Santa Fe  • Taos
See County Maps
Courthouse
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Location Map
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Adoption

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

In 1860, Mora County was established. The county seat is Mora.[2]

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Mora County Courthouse
PO Box 360
Mora, NM 87732
Phone: 585.387.2448
Mora County Website

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1891, and land records from 1825
District Court Clerk has divorce and court records.[1]

Mora County, New Mexico Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Information for this chart was taken from various sources, often containing conflicting dates. This information should be taken as a guide and should be verified by contacting the county and/or the state government agency.

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[3]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1907 1891 1907 #4 1825 1920s 1790

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating New Mexico County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation New Mexico County Boundary Maps" (1845-1981) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

The following are locations in Mora County, New Mexico:[4]

Village

  • Wagon Mound

Unincorporated communities

  • Buena Vista
  • Canoncito
  • Chacon
  • Cleveland
  • Golondrinas
  • Guadalupita
  • Holman
  • La Cueva
  • Ocate
  • Ojo Feliz
  • Rainsville
  • Valmora

Census-designated places

  • Mora (county seat)
  • Watrous

Historical Places

History Timeline[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Business, Commerce, and Occupations[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Mora County, New Mexico online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See New Mexico Cemeteries for more information

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1910 12,611
1920 13,915 10.3%
1930 10,322 −25.8%
1940 10,981 6.4%
1950 8,720 −20.6%
1960 6,028 −30.9%
1970 4,673 −22.5%
1980 4,205 −10.0%
1990 4,264 1.4%
2000 5,180 21.5%
2010 4,881 −5.8%
Source: "Wikipedia.org".

Federal Census Records
Federal Censuses were taken for New Mexico starting in 1850. For links to Federal census indexes, see New Mexico Census.

State Census Records

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about New Mexico denominations, view the New Mexico Church Records wiki page.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Guardianship[edit | edit source]

Land and Property Records[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See New Mexico Land and Property for additional information about early New Mexico land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.



Online Land Records

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Mora County, New Mexico Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section New Mexico Local Histories.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Migration[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Revolutionary War[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

World War I[edit | edit source]

World War II[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]


Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Since statehood in 1912, probate matters have been under the jurisdiction of probate courts in each county. Records of guardianship and adoption have usually been transferred to the district courts. In 1953 the district courts were given concurrent jurisdiction with the probate court over all probate matters in each county.

See the wiki page New Mexico Probate Records for information about how to find earlier probate records.

The Family History Library does not have copies of the New Mexico county probate records. They are available at each county courthouse. You can obtain copies by contacting the county clerk.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, and adoption.

Online Probate Records

School Records[edit | edit source]

Tax Records[edit | edit source]

New Mexico tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the Wiki page New Mexico Taxation.

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the Wiki page, New Mexico Vital Records, for additional information about the vital records in New Mexico.

Marriage records - are at the County Clerk's office

Divorce records - are at the office of the County Clerk of Court

Birth and death records - are at the New Mexico Vital Records and Health Statistics Office which has records since 1920 and delayed records since 1880.

See also How to order New Mexico Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for New Mexico Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Research Facilities[edit | edit source]

Archives[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

Museums[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

Research Guides[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), New Mexico.At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. http://mora.nmgenweb.us/ accessed 09/29/2016
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mora County, New Mexico. Page 474 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 470.
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mora_County,_New_Mexico#Communities