Pershing County Nevada Genealogy
A Website for
Pershing County, Nevada Genealogy

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Hopefully you will find something here of value in your search for ancestors. This site is a work in progress and as new material becomes available it will be posted here. If you have any material to contribute, suggestions to make, or if you would like to volunteer for look ups or other help, please get in touch with your host for the county.

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Surrounding Counties
**** Humboldt Co., NV ****
Washoe Co., NV Pershing Co., NV Lander Co., NV
**** Churchill Co., NV ****


Pershing county was established 1919 from land taken from Humboldt county. It is the newest county in Nevada but has a long history as part of Humboldt county, the oldest county in the state. If you are searching for family in Pershing County and can't locate them you might wish to look in other counties, especially Humboldt.


Marriages that occurred prior to 1920 would be recorded in Humboldt county.
Please see those records by following the links below.

    Humboldt County 1900 - 1930 ~ Coming soon ~

If you believe your ancestors may have been married in some other western state, the Brigham Young University maintains a web site listing early marriages for several western states. The web site is named Western States Marriages and can be searched by bride or by groom.


You may use the obituray index to find information that may pertain to the ancestors you are researching. If you have any Pershing County obituaries that you wish to share with the rest of us, please send them to the county host and they will be posted here.


  • Big Meadow
  • Majuba
  • Chinese
  • Native American
  • Dun Glen
  • Orleano
  • Guthrie
  • Seven Trough
  • Lone Mountain
  • Unionville
  • Useful Links for Pershing County Research
    City of Lovelock
    Lovelock City Clerk
    Pershing County Clerk
    Pershing County Recorder
    Pershing County Library
    More Pershing County Government
    Pershing County Newspaper

    Other Nevada Resources

    Nevada State Genealogical Society

    P.O. Box 20666
    Reno NV 89515

    Nevada State Library and Archives

    100 North Stewart Street
    Carson City, NV 89701- 4285
    (775) 684-3310 * Archives
    (775) 684-3360 * Library
    (775) 684-3330 fax

    Nevada Historical Society

    1650 N. Virginia Street
    Reno NV 89503

    Nevada Office of Vital Records

    Office of Vital Records
    4150 Technology Way, Suite 104
    Carson City, Nevada 89706
    Telephone: 775-684-4242
    Fax: 775-684-4156

    Nevada Maps
    Women's Biographies 
    Social Security Death Index 
    Newspaper Indexing Project 
    TheOlden Old Nevada News 
    Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - NEVADA

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