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=== ''County Courthouse'' ===
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''[http://co.humboldt.ca.us/ Humboldt County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;825 5th St;<br>Eureka, CA 95501; <br>Phone 707.476.2384&nbsp;''
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''<br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1853 County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and burial and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Humboldt 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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'''12 May 1853--'''Humboldt County was created from [[Trinity County, California|Trinity]] County and part of the former [[Klamath County, California|Klamath]] County.<br>'''County seat: '''Eureka <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''12 May 1853:''' Humboldt County was created from [[Trinity County, California|Trinity]] County and part of the former [[Klamath County, California|Klamath]] County.<br>'''County seat: '''Eureka <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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'''1924'''--Humboldt County Courthouse damaged by fire on September 7, 1924.&nbsp; The clock tower was destroyed.&nbsp; County records were not destroyed. <ref>GenDisasters.com - Eureka, CA Courthouse Tower Fire, Sept 1924 http://www3.gendisasters.com/california/7296/eureka-ca-humboldt-county-courthouse-tower-fire-sept-1924</ref><br>
 
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EUREKA, Cal., Sept. 6. -- Damage estimated at - $60,000 was done and a fireman was severely hurt in two separate fires here today, one destroying three business buildings and the other destroying the clock tower on the county courthouse.
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Nevada State Journal, Reno, NV 7 Sept 1924
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On September 7, 1924, [sic] a painter's blowtorch set the courthouse tower afire. The blaze was extinguished and the tower saved. ... The tower survived ...but was later dismantled for safety reasons in 1950.... the courthouse was ... demolished in 1956.
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Courthouses of California: An Illustrated History By Ray McDevitt, California Historical Society
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source: [http://www3.gendisasters.com/california/7296/eureka-ca-humboldt-county-courthouse-tower-fire-sept-1924 ''gendisasters.com'']
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147469 Lilley Grave Cemetery, Garberville] BillionGraves
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County Courthouse

Humboldt County Courthouse
 825 5th St;
Eureka, CA 95501;
Phone 707.476.2384 


County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1853 County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and burial and land records[1]


=== Historical Facts ===

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

Parent Counties

12 May 1853: Humboldt County was created from Trinity County and part of the former Klamath County.
County seat: Eureka [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1924--Humboldt County Courthouse damaged by fire on September 7, 1924.  The clock tower was destroyed.  County records were not destroyed. [3]

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservations or Rancherias

The Big Lagoon Indian Rancheria is located in this county.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Hydesville

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Court Records

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Humboldt 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. GenDisasters.com - Eureka, CA Courthouse Tower Fire, Sept 1924 http://www3.gendisasters.com/california/7296/eureka-ca-humboldt-county-courthouse-tower-fire-sept-1924