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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]][[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Glenn County'''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]][[California Genealogy|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Glenn County'''  
  
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Guide to '''Glenn County, California ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Glenn County
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| county_map = California Glenn Map.png
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| state = California
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| founded year = 1891
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| founded date = March 11
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| seat = willows
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| building address =  Glenn County Courthouse<br>526 W Sycamore St<br>PO Box 391<br>Willows, CA 95988<br>Phone: 530.934.6419 [http://www.countyofglenn.net/ '''Glenn County Website'''] }}
  
[http://www.countyofglenn.net/ Glenn County Courthouse]<br>526 W Sycamore St<br>PO Box 391<br>Willows, CA 95988<br>Phone: 530.934.6419
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=== County Courthouse ===
  
 
County Clerk Recorder has birth records from 1887<br>&nbsp;death<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1339096404243_889" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1339096404259_99" /> records&nbsp;from 1905 &nbsp;marriage and land records from 1891<br>Military Records from 1919; Superior Court has probate and&nbsp;court<br>records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Glenn County, California. Page 84 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Clerk Recorder has birth records from 1887<br>&nbsp;death<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1339096404243_889" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1339096404259_99" /> records&nbsp;from 1905 &nbsp;marriage and land records from 1891<br>Military Records from 1919; Superior Court has probate and&nbsp;court<br>records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Glenn 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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=== Parent County  ===
 
=== Parent County  ===
  
'''11 March 1891:''' Glenn County was created from [[Colusa County, California|Colusa]] County. '''County seat:''' Willows <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''11 March 1891:''' Glenn County was created from [[Colusa County, California Genealogy|Colusa]] County. '''County seat:''' Willows <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
=== Boundary Changes  ===
 
=== Boundary Changes  ===
  
=== Record Loss  ===
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For animated maps illustrating California county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/california/ "Rotating Formation California County Boundary Maps"] (1850-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
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==== Records Loss  ====
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For a list of record loss in California counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-counties.html#courthouse California Counties with Burned Courthouses]
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Butte County, California|Butte]]  
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*[[Butte County, California Genealogy|Butte]]  
*[[Colusa County, California|Colusa]]  
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*[[Colusa County, California Genealogy|Colusa]]  
*[[Lake County, California|Lake]]  
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*[[Lake County, California Genealogy|Lake]]  
*[[Mendocino County, California|Mendocino]]  
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*[[Mendocino County, California Genealogy|Mendocino]]  
*[[Tehama County, California|Tehama]]
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*[[Tehama County, California Genealogy|Tehama]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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=== Church History and Records  ===
 
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{{CA Church Intro}}
  
 
=== Court Records  ===
 
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=== Directories  ===
 
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=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ===
 
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==== Germans  ====
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=== Gazetteers  ===
 
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=== History  ===
 
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
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{{CA Land Intro}}
  
 
=== Maps  ===
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/california/ Maps of California (1850-1925)]
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[[Image:Caglenn.png|center|400px|Caglenn.png]]
  
 
=== Migration  ===
 
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
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{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Glenn}}
  
 
=== Obituaries  ===
 
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=== Probate Records  ===
 
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{{CA Probate Intro|Glenn}}
  
 
=== Repositories  ===
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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=== Taxation  ===
 
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-vital-records/ How to order California Vital Records]
  
 
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=== Voting Registers  ===
 
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== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-society-archive/ List of California Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/glenn-county/ Glenn County, CA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104090835347610280512 California Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/120538224699188/ California Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/glenn/ Glenn County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/glenn/ Glenn County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Glenn/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Glenn/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/glenn/glenn.html USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/glenn/glenn.html USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/glenn/glenn.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/glenn/glenn.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
*{{FHL|206535|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|206535|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Latest revision as of 16:58, 1 April 2015

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Guide to Glenn County, California ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Glenn County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Glenn County
Location in the state of California
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 11, 1891
County Seat willows
Courthouse
Address Glenn County Courthouse
526 W Sycamore St
PO Box 391
Willows, CA 95988
Phone: 530.934.6419 Glenn County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk Recorder has birth records from 1887
 death records from 1905  marriage and land records from 1891
Military Records from 1919; Superior Court has probate and court
records [1]

Historical Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Glenn County, California

Parent County

11 March 1891: Glenn County was created from Colusa County. County seat: Willows [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating California county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation California County Boundary Maps" (1850-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Records Loss

For a list of record loss in California counties see: California Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Glenn County, California Genealogy census records online, see: California Census.


Church History and Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about California denominations, view the California Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Glenn County, California Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section California Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See California Land and Property for additional information about early California land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Maps

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Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Glenn County, California Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

The county clerk is usually the custodian of probate records. The records include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

You can obtain copies of the original probate records (such as wills and estate files) by writing to the county clerk at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for California - Glenn - Probate records.

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

County Courthouse

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Societies

Taxation

California tax records complement land records and can supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page California Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records. The State office has records since July 1905. For earlier records, contact the County Recorder. See also How to order California Vital Records

Birth

Marriage

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Glenn 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).

 

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