Jicarilla Apache Nation

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Guide to Jicarilla Apache Nation ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

The Jicarilla Apache Nation, New Mexico is a federally-recognized tribal entity and is primarily associated with the Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona.

Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Jicarilla Apache Nation
P.O. Box 507
NM 87528-0507
Phone: 575-759-3242

History[edit | edit source]

Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

1801: The Llaneros band joins the Jicarilla

1841: Mexican land grand deprives the Jicarilla of their land

1854: Conflicts with the U.S. military

1883: Land taken by U.S.

1887: Jicarilla Reservation is established

1907: Jicarilla Reservation enlarged

1900s: Tuberculosis epidemic killed one-fourth of the Jicarilla

Additional References to the History of the Tribe[edit | edit source]

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Jicarilla Apache tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods.

Reservations[edit | edit source]

This tribe is primarily associated with the Jicarilla Apache Reservation in New Mexico, and the New Mexico Superintnedency

See also: Apache Indians

Agencies[edit | edit source]

Jicarilla  Indian Agency

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

See Jicarilla Indian Agency for records

Records Available through the Family History Library[edit | edit source]

  • Census 1900-1939 FHL films 576885-576887
  • Vital Records - Census supplement 1924-1929 FHL film 576887

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

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