El Dorado County, California

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]][[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''El Dorado County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History ==
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=== [[Www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/|County Courthouse]] ===
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[http://www.co.el-dorado.ca.us/ El Dorado County Courthouse]<br>; 360 Fair Ln; <br>Placerville, CA 95667; <br>Phone 530.621.5490<br>&nbsp;
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County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records<br>County Recorder has birth, marriage, death burial, land and military records Historical Facts<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), El Dorado County, California. Page 84 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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{{Wikipedia|El Dorado County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''El Dorado County was created 18 February 1850&nbsp;as an&nbsp;original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Placerville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''18 February 1850:''' El Dorado County was created&nbsp;;as an&nbsp;original county. '''County seat:''' Placerville <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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The Ogden Standard Utah 1910-05-16  
 
The Ogden Standard Utah 1910-05-16  
  
source: [http://www3.gendisasters.com/california/8111/placerville-ca-business-section-fire-may-1910 ''gendisasters.com'']
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source: [http://www3.gendisasters.com/california/8111/placerville-ca-business-section-fire-may-1910 ''gendisasters.com'']  
  
 
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[[Alpine County, California|Alpine]] | [[Amador County, California|Amador]] | [[Placer County, California|Placer]] | [[Sacramento County, California|Sacramento]] | [[Douglas County, Nevada|Douglas County, Nevada]]
  
 
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Placerville
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=== Census  ===
  
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{{Census|California}}
  
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=== Crime and Criminals ===
  
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=== Genealogy ===
  
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=== Land and Property ===
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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=== Maps  ===
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206511&subject_disp=California%2C+El+Dorado&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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=== Migration  ===
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for emigrant settlers included:<ref>National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 5 August 2011).</ref><ref>Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).</ref>
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*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1844 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
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:*'''''Carson (River) Trail''''' 1848 (aka '''''Mormon Emigrant Trail''''') crossed the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Mile_Desert#Forty_Mile_Desert Forty Mile Desert] past the west side of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Sink Carson Sink] to pick up the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_River Carson River] near [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallon,_Nevada Fallon, Nevada] up to Hope Valley and Red Lake. The Devil's Ladder then climbed 700 feet (210 m) in half a mile so ropes, chains, and pulleys were required to lift the wagons. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Pass Carson Pass] was followed by the relatively easy West Pass ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkwood,_California Kirkwood, California]) and then on to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollock_Pines,_California Pollock Pines], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placerville,_California Placerville], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutter%27s_Fort Sutter's Fort, California]
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::*'''''Johnson's Cutoff''''' 1850-1851 (aka '''''Placerville Route''''', '''''Lake Tahoe Route''''' and '''''Day's Route''''') from [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparks,_Nevada Carson City, Nevada] past the south end of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Tahoe Lake Tahoe] going south and then west to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placerville,_California Placerville, California] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento]
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::*'''''Daggett Pass''''' 1850 (aka '''''Georgetown Pack Trail''''') Carson Valley, Nevada to Johnson's Cutoff near South [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Tahoe Lake Tahoe], California
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::*'''''Grizzly Flat Road''''' 1852 an extension of Carson Trail down the middle fork of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cosumnes_River Consumnes River] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grizzly_Flat Grizzly Flat] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placerville,_California Placerville, California]
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::*'''''Volcano Road''''' 1852 from Coral Flat ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer,_California Pioneer]) on the Carson Trail to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volcano,_California Volcano, California]
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::*'''''Luther Pass Trail''''' 1854 connected the Carson Trail and Johnson's Cutoff and allowed travelers to avoid [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Tahoe Lake Tahoe]. It became one of the routes to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comstock_Lode Comstock Lode] in [[Nevada|Nevada]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[El Dorado California Family History Center]]
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**Pacerville, California
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*[[South Lake Tahoe California Family History Center]]
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**South Lake Tahoe, California
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For marriages from 1850-1875<br>[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/eldorado/ El Dorado County CAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/El_Dorado/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/eldorado/eldorado.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/eldorado/eldorado.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*{{FHL|206511|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

El Dorado County Courthouse
; 360 Fair Ln;
Placerville, CA 95667;
Phone 530.621.5490
 

County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records
County Recorder has birth, marriage, death burial, land and military records Historical Facts[1]

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: El Dorado County, California

Parent County

18 February 1850: El Dorado County was created ;as an original county. County seat: Placerville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

PLACERVILLE, CAL., FIRE.

Placerville, Cal., May 16. -- Fire which broke out in a barn in the center of town last night, destroyed the courthouse, and several business houses, entailing a loss of about $100,000.

The Ogden Standard Utah 1910-05-16

source: gendisasters.com

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Alpine | Amador | Placer | Sacramento | Douglas County, Nevada

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing El Dorado County, California census records online, see: California Census.

Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from El Dorado County, California for emigrant settlers included:[3][4]

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

County Courthouse

Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

Marriage

For marriages from 1850-1875
Western States Marriage Index.

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), El Dorado County, California. Page 84 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 5 August 2011).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).