Strike Gold With New Carson City, Nevada Vital Records

by Julie Hill

Posted on February 28, 2011

Abraham Curry, pre-1873, founding father Carson City, Nevada.

Abraham Curry, pre-1873, founding father Carson City, Nevada.

Between 1860 and 1870, Carson City, Nevada's population tripled after gold and silver were found at the nearby Comstock Lode, putting the city on the map as a hub of commerce and transportation. Check out new collections of Carson City birth, death, and marriage records to see if your ancestors joined the influx of those looking for new opportunities in the thriving city.

More about the Carson City, Nevada collections:

  • Birth records cover years 1887 to 1957, and generally include name, birth date, document number, and parents' names.
  • Death records also cover years 1887 to 1957, and commonly include name, death date, document number, age at death, and burial date.
  • Marriage records date from 1855 to present, and provide the names of the bride and groom, marriage application date, date of record, and often also include the name of the officiant, as well as the location of the wedding.
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