California Genealogy

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<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 74%; float: left"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to California, the Golden State{{/p}}[[Image:GoldenGateBridge.jpg|right|200px]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''  
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*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]  
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[California Counties Map|click here]].  
 
'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[California Counties Map|click here]].  
  
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'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
 
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*[[California,_Birth_Index_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)|California, Birth Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Revision as of 18:01, 29 March 2012

This article is about a state of the United States. For other uses, see California (disambiguation).

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United States RTENOTITLE California

Welcome to California, the Golden State

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Most unique genealogical features:

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Branciforte · Klamath · Lake (Nevada) · Pahute · Roop · Nataqua Territory

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.

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Major Repositories

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California State Archives · California State Library · Sutro Library · California Historical Society · California Genealogical Society · UC Berkeley Bancroft Library · Los Angeles Public Library · Chinese Historical Society · National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside) · National Archives Pacific Region (San Francisco) · Family History Library

Migration Routes

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Applegate Trail · Butterfield Overland Mail · California Trail · Camino Real de California · Central Overland Trail · Mormon Trail to Southern California · Old Spanish Trail · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · Central Pacific Railroad · Santa Fe Railway · Southern Pacific Railroad · Texas and Pacific Railway · Union Pacific Railroad · Ship Passenger Arrivals

Research Tools

  • The California State Genealogical Alliance's 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 Online Archive of California


Things You Can Do

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