|Territorial, and other State & County Records|
For Carson County Utah and Nevada Territory, 1855-1862. The records include the County Recorder, Clerk of the Probate Court and Clerk of the County Court. Divorces were handled in the probate court. These records are indexed in An Inventory and Index to the Records of Carson County, Utah and Nevada Territories, 1855-1861 (Grace Dangberg Foundation, 1984). These records also include individual court documents regarding divorces, estate settlements and child custody, bonds and oaths of office of elected or appointed territorial officials. Name index is available to territorial records and territorial corporations.
Inmate Case Files of the Nevada State Prison are on file beginning in 1863 and the record of admittances to the Nevada State Children's (Orphans) Home, 1870-1968. There are some restrictions to prison records. Department of Education , Retired teacher records contains the names and schools of Nevada's teachers that retired from 1927 to 1949. Secretary of State, License Plate Registrations 1913-1925. Other records groups contain information about elected or appointed state officials, state departments, commissions and other agencies. Adjutant General, Civil War Muster Rolls and Descriptive Lists 1863- 1866, indexed.
Duplicate Assessment Rolls for all counties for 1891- 1892. Ormsby County, Civil Court Records 1862-1926, Assessment Rolls 1862-1950.
U.S. Selective Service Records:
Records for Nevada Include service cards (Form DD 53) for persons registered or serving for World Wars I and II, the Korean War and the Viet Nam Conflict until 1972. DD 214 discharge papers for Nevada veterans are copies transferred to the state for historical and informational purposes.