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View of Main Street, Tucumcari, New Mexico.
Bet. 1905-1915
Men, women, and children stand on sidewalks near hitched wagons and buggies. One and two story buildings with false fronts and flat roofs line the dirt street. Prominent signs read: "Whitmore The Old Reliable Shoe Maker" "Feed and Groceries" "Rooms" "L. O. O. M. Club Rooms" "Hofford Groceries". Wooden electrical poles with wires strung between stands near the street. Shows a cylindrical water tower with a conical top.

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Formed in 1903 from part of Guadalupe County
The County was named for Pennsylvania senator Matthew Quay, who supported New Mexican statehood.

The county seat is Tucumcari

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Website Updates:
22 Feb 2015:
Biographies: Ormiston E. Brown, M.D.; Albert Calisch; Judge Jefferson D. Cutlip; Charles Clayburn Davidson; M. H. Koch; John Edwin Manney, M.D.; Frederick W. Noble, M.D.; Royal A. Prentice
21 Feb 2015:
School Info: 1915-1916 Tucumcari School Personnel
Military: World War I Casualties
Biographies: Freeman Allen; Felipe Sanchez Y Baca; Richard Coulson, M.D.; Rome P. Donohoo; John M. Eager; William A. Foyil; Ira E. Furr; Alex D. Goldenberg; Henry Burt Jones; William F. Kirby; William Leming, M.D.; Harry H. McElroy; Charles H. Meeker; Austin R. Moses; T. A. Muirhead; C. M. Stanfill, D.D.S.; John E. Whitmore
19 Feb 2015:
Biographies: Jesse Judson Bays
Military: Military Bios - Jesse Judson Bays
17 Feb 2015:
Military: WWI - Private H. C. Thatcher (Soldier of Tucumcari is Severely Wounded)
County Records: 1911 County Officals; 1915 Notaries; Experiment Farm at Tucumcari 1911
Church Info: Church List
16 Feb 2015:
Births & Birthdays: Lovelady, Dugan & Moore; Viola Geneva Powell
Newspaper Articles: Gossip and Visiting Items - Devor & Jennings; Harrison; Monohan & Bledsoe
15 Feb 2015:
Marriages: Boswell ~ Harr; Burton ~ Rotrambie; Edwards ~ Goodwin; Hutchinson ~ Murdick
14 Feb 2015:
Cities, Towns & Post Offices: Add info for Adberg; Ahmigo (aka Lockney); Allen; Anniston; Barancos; Bard; Bard City; Bascom; House; Hudson; Ima; Lockney; Logan; Looney; Montoya; Moore; Murdock; Nara Visa; Norton; Obar; Ogle; Orton; Plain; Plaza; Pleano; Porter; Prairie View; Puerto
Directories: Anniston; Bard City; House; Hudson; Ima; Logan; Montoya; Murdock; Nara Visa; Norton; Obar; Ogle; Plain; Pleano; Prairie View
13 Feb 2015
Historical Info: Government - An Act Entitled An Act With Reference To The Boundaries Of The County Of Quay
Cities, Towns & Post Offices:
Geographical Features: Basins; Dams, Lakes & Reservoirs; Mines; Parks; Springs, Streams & Rivers; Trails
Cemeteries: Updated List
12 Feb 2015:
Historical Info: Histories - Quay County History 1907
Cities and Towns: Tucumcari
FEB 2014:  Marriage Announcements for :LOVE-REED; SMITH-CANADY
July 2013: bio for DAVIDSON
Dec 2012: World War 2 Casualties
July 2012: Gossip/Visiting news for BRADY, COOPER, EDWARDS, ESLINGER, WERTHEIM

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