In the southeastern region of
Chaves County was established in 1887 from
Lincoln County. Its county seat,
Roswell, is on US-380, about 175 miles southeast of
Albuquerque. Chaves is bordered by the New Mexico counties of
DeBaca, Roosevelt, Lea, Eddy, Otero and Lincoln.
below in red have not been matched
with a person in the Culpepper family tree. If you can identify any of
please let us know.
found in any censuses for this county prior to 1940.
Security Death Index
All records of deaths on or before 30 Sep 2003 in which
the final benefit was paid in this county.