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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]][[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Plumas County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History ==
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=== County Courthouse ===
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[http://www.countyofplumas.com/index.aspx?nid=142 Plumas County Courthouse]<br>520 Main Street<br>Quincy, CA 95971<br>Phone: 530.283.6218
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County Clerk has divorce records&nbsp;from 1860; County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and probate records from 1860; County Museum Archives &nbsp;has biographies and photographs<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Plumas County, California. Page 86 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Plumas County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1854--'''Plumas County was created from Butte County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Quincy <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''18 March 1854:''' Plumas County was created from [[Butte County, California|Butte]] County. '''County seat:''' Quincy <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[[Butte County, California|Butte]]
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*[[Lassen County, California|Lassen]]
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*[[Shasta County, California|Shasta]]
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*[[Sierra County, California|Sierra]]
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*[[Tehama County, California|Tehama]]
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*[[Yuba County, California|Yuba]]
  
 
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There are two in Quincy, one is called Cemetery Hill and the other East Quincy. Then there are a few Indian graveyard and a Chinese graveyard.
  
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{{Census|California}}
  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
  
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*Portola
  
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=== Crime and Criminals ===
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206767&subject_disp=California%2C+Plumas&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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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]]''''' 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
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:*The '''''Lassen Cutoff''''' 1848 was established by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Gold_Rush gold rushers] from [[Oregon|Oregon]] going to [[California|California]]. It branched off the [[Applegate Trail]] at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davis_Creek,_California Davis Creek], went through [http://www.fs.fed.us/rangelands/ecology/wildhorseburro/territories/DevilsGardenPlateau.shtml Devil's Garden] to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit_River Pit River] passing east of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mt._Lassen Mt. Lassen], and turning west to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rancho_Bosquejo Lassen Rancho, California], and from there to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento]. In some years as much as 1/3 of emigrants mistakenly took the Applegate Trail-Lassen Cutoff, a much longer and more difficult trail than the Truckee or Carson routes.  
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:*'''''Beckwourth Trail''''' 1850 left the Truckee Trail near present-day [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparks,_Nevada Sparks, Nevada] going to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oroville,_California Oroville] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marysville,_California Marysville, California]
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:*'''''Nobles Road''''' 1851 from the [[Applegate Trail]] at Rabbithole Springs in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Shasta,_California Shasta City, California]
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Portola California Family History Center]]
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*[[Quincy California Family History Center]]<br>
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/plumas/ Plumas County CAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Plumas/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/plumas/plumas.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/plumas/plumas.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*{{FHL|206767|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Plumas County Courthouse
520 Main Street
Quincy, CA 95971
Phone: 530.283.6218

County Clerk has divorce records from 1860; County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and probate records from 1860; County Museum Archives  has biographies and photographs[1]

Historical Facts

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

Parent County

18 March 1854: Plumas County was created from Butte County. County seat: Quincy [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

There are two in Quincy, one is called Cemetery Hill and the other East Quincy. Then there are a few Indian graveyard and a Chinese graveyard.

Census

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

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Portola

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 Plumas 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

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Plumas County, California. Page 86 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).