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    County Information

Formed Feb. 25 1889 from part of Lincoln County

The County Seat is Roswell

Cities and Towns
Lake Arthur

Other Communities

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Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
October 2018:  Horse Thief Caught (submitted by Robin Line); several Community News articles (submitted by Robin Line);  Obits for Infant Stanley and Infant Thompson (submitted by Robin Line);
April 2018: Obit for Joe H McCain;
May 2017: Bio for Pierce (transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team)
April 2017: Bios for Barnett, Cosgrove, James, Jaffa-Prager Company, Jaffa, Joyner, Keith, Lea, Mathews, Prager, Urton, Wilson (transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team);
Bios for Cahoon, Stone (transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team);
Bio for Poe (transcribed by Genealogy Trails Transcription Team);
October 2015:  Obits for Charlie Wiley Luttrell, Ruby Ashmore Luttrell, America Chestina Daily and Charles D. Luttrell, submitted by Roger Williamson;
   March 2015: Infant Danner obit;
Dec 2014: Tegeda obit (submitted by Nadine M. Gomez)

Nov 2014:  News Weather;
Sep 2014:  obit for SCALES, names added to South Park Cemetery (submitted by Janelle Foster)
Feb 2014:  Crime News re: BROWN


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