Lake County, California Genealogy

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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[California|California]] > Lake County''  
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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[California|California]] > Lake County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== County Courthouse  ===
 
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== History  ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
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{{Wikipedia|Lake County, California}}
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861--'''Lake County was created 20 May 1861&nbsp;from [[Napa_County,_California|Napa]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Lakeport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''20 May 1861:''' Lake County was created from [[Napa County, California|Napa]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Lakeport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Colusa_County,_California|Colusa]]
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*[[Colusa County, California|Colusa]]  
*[[Glenn_County,_California|Glenn]]
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*[[Glenn County, California|Glenn]]  
*[[Mendocino_County,_California|Mendocino]]
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*[[Mendocino County, California|Mendocino]]  
*[[Napa_County,_California|Napa]]
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*[[Napa County, California|Napa]]  
*[[Sonoma_County,_California|Sonoma]]
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*[[Sonoma County, California|Sonoma]]  
*[[Yolo_County,_California|Yolo]]
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*[[Yolo County, California|Yolo]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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===Archives and Libraries===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
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=== Church History and Records ===
 
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==== Church ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land ====
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=== Court Records ===
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=== History ===
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=== Land and Property ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Maps ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Military ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Taxation ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Websites ==
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/lake/ Lake County CAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Lake/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/lake/lake.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/lake/lake.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206572 FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog]
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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==References==
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206572&subject_disp=California%2C+Lake&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Lake_County,_California]]
 
[[Category:Lake_County,_California]]

Revision as of 01:15, 2 August 2010

United States > California > Lake County

Contents

County Courthouse =

Quick Facts

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

Parent County

20 May 1861: Lake County was created from Napa County.  County seat: Lakeport [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1867 -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).