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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/California/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures. There is also a map of [http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Southern_California/ Southern California].  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/California/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures. There is also a map of [http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Southern_California/ Southern California].  
*[http://www.cagenweb.org// The California GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*[http://www.cagenweb.org// The California GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/California.pdf BYU Research Outline for California]
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== Things You Can Do  ==
 
== Things You Can Do  ==

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Welcome to California, The Golden State

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When the United States acquired California in 1848, it agreed to recognize earlier claims. A commission was established in 1852 to process the claims. The National Archives has these commission records, including petitions and translations of Spanish documents. These are indexed in J.N. Bowman, Index to the Spanish-Mexican Private Land Grant Records and Cases of California, 1958, Reprint (Berkeley, California: Bancroft Library, University of California, 1970; Family History Library film 833343).


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There are statewide California birth, marriage and death indexes online for free? Find links at California Vital Records.

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Branciforte | Klamath

Research Tools

Things You Can Do

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News
  • Please welcome Marty39 as the new moderator for California--June, 2010.
Events
CSGA Calendar of California Events

8-9 Oct 2010 - The California Family History Expo will be held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, California. Family historians (and those even mildly interested in researching their roots) can learn all about the latest techniques and technology. Visit Family History Expos for more details.


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