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<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 74%; float: left"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[California]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to California, the Golden State{{/p}}[[Image:GoldenGateBridge.jpg|right|200px|GoldenGateBridge.jpg]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''  
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<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 74%; float: right"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[California]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to California, the Golden State{{/p}}[[Image:GoldenGateBridge.jpg|right|200px|GoldenGateBridge.jpg]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''  
 
*Spanish mission ([[California Church Records|church records]]) list many of the earliest settlers  
 
*Spanish mission ([[California Church Records|church records]]) list many of the earliest settlers  
 
*CA took an [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1767 1852 state census]  
 
*CA took an [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1767 1852 state census]  
 
*About 14% of CA immigrants before the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad railroad] are in [[California Emigration and Immigration#California_Pioneer_Project|CA Pioneer Project]]  
 
*About 14% of CA immigrants before the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad railroad] are in [[California Emigration and Immigration#California_Pioneer_Project|CA Pioneer Project]]  
 
*Starting 1866 most CA counties have [[California Voting Registers|Great Registers (voter lists)]]
 
*Starting 1866 most CA counties have [[California Voting Registers|Great Registers (voter lists)]]
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*The '''California State Genealogical Alliance's'''&nbsp;[http://www.csga.com/CAResearch/CAResearchIntro.php Online Research Guide] briefly tells about early settlement, research facilities in the state.  
 
*The '''California State Genealogical Alliance's'''&nbsp;[http://www.csga.com/CAResearch/CAResearchIntro.php Online Research Guide] briefly tells about early settlement, research facilities in the state.  
*'''Finding Aids''' for the collections of university libraries, public libraries, state and county archives, historical societies, genealogical societies and other record repositories are collected together in the [http://www.oac.cdlib.org/ Online Archive of California]<br>
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*'''Finding Aids''' for the collections of university libraries, public libraries, state and county archives, historical societies, genealogical societies and other record repositories are collected together in the [http://www.oac.cdlib.org/ Online Archive of California]<br>  
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*[http://www.looking4kin.com/group/californiagenealogy Looking 4 Kin Genealogy &amp; Family History Network - California]
  
 
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[[Image:California 07 048.jpg|right|195px|California 07 048.jpg]] In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
[[Image:California 07 048.jpg|right|195px|California 07 048.jpg]] In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
  
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*[[California Great Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California Great Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California Great Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California Great Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/California_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) California Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/California_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) California Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]  
 
*[[California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index &nbsp;FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index &nbsp;FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Diego Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Diego Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Diego Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Diego Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[San Francisco California Area Funeral Home Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|San Francisco California Area Funeral Home Records &nbsp;(FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[San Francisco California Area Funeral Home Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|San Francisco California Area Funeral Home Records &nbsp;(FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Francisco Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Francisco Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Francisco Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Francisco Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[California, San Mateo County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Mateo County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Mateo County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Mateo County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetary Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Califormia, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian, Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetary Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Califormia, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian, Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[California, San Pedro, Wilmington, and Los Angeles Passenger (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Pedro, Wilmington, and Los Angeles Passenger (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
 
*[[California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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Counties

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