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''[[United States|United States]] > [[California|California]] > San Bernardino County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]][[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''San Bernardino County'''  
  
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Guide to '''San Bernardino County California genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#ccff66" colspan="6" | '''Dates for major county records<ref>Eichholz, Alice ''Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources'', 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 2004), 68-83. {{WorldCat|55947869|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1185723|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004}}.</ref>'''
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*'''Parent county''' (before 26 April 1853 ): [[Los Angeles County, California|Los Angeles County]]&nbsp;including land that was originally part of [[San Diego County, California|San Diego County]]
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*San Bernardino County, California '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Los Angeles County, California|Los Angeles]] &#124; [[San Diego County, California|San Diego]] &#124; [[Riverside County, California|Riverside]] &#124; [[Kern County, California|Kern]]
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*[http://www.csga.com/CAResearch/Research_county.php?CountyName=San%20Bernardino&countycode=SanBernardino California State Genealogical Alliance - San Bernardino County Resources]<br>
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*[http://cagenweb.com/sl/sanbernardino/ San Bernardino County, California GenWeb]<br>
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*[http://www.huntington.org/Information/ECPPmain.htm Early California Population Project]<br>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = San Bernardino County
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| county_map = San Bernardino, California.png
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| state = California
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| founded year = 1853
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| founded date = April 26
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| seat wl = San Bernardino
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| building address = Archives<br>1808 Commercenter West, Ste. D,<br>San Bernardino, CA 92415<br>(855) 732-2575<br>(909) 890-1713
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| web = http://www.sbcounty.gov/
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| named for = Saint Bernardino of Siena
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[http://sanbernardino.travel/about/gallery_courthouse.htm sanbernardino.travel/about/gallery_courthouse.htm]
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[http://www.sbcounty.gov/ San Bernardino County Courthouse]<br>22 W Hospitality Lane<br>San Bernardino, CA 92415<br>Phone: 909.387.8306 <br>
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County Clerk has marriage license from 1887<br>divorce and&nbsp;probate records from 1856 court <br>records from 1853 and&nbsp;land records from 1854; <br>County&nbsp;Recorder has birth and death records <br>from 1853 and marriage records from 1857<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Benardo County, California. Page 86 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
== Quick Facts  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
{{Wikipedia|San Bernardino County, California}} San Bernardino County is presently the largest county in terms of geographic area within the United States. The county seat is the city of San Bernardino which is also the county's largest in terms of population, and that city lies in the southwest corner of the county.  
 
{{Wikipedia|San Bernardino County, California}} San Bernardino County is presently the largest county in terms of geographic area within the United States. The county seat is the city of San Bernardino which is also the county's largest in terms of population, and that city lies in the southwest corner of the county.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''26 April 1853:''' San Bernardino County was created from [[Los Angeles County, California|Los Angeles]] and [[San Diego County, California|San Diego]] Counties. '''County seat: '''San Bernardino <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''26 April 1853:''' San Bernardino County was created from [[Los Angeles County, California|Los Angeles]]&nbsp;County which had annexed part of&nbsp;[[San Diego County, California|San Diego]] County in 1851. '''County seat: '''San Bernardino <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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Los Angeles County and San Diego County were original counties created in 1850 when California became a state. In 1851, Los Angeles County expanded to the eastern border of California to include part of what was San Diego, County. In 1853, San Bernardino County was created from the eastern area of Los Angeles County. In 1878, additional land from Los Angeles County was added to San Bernardino County.&nbsp;
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Places/Localities  ===
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://www.applevalley.org/ Apple Valley] | *[http://www.barstowca.org/ Barstow] | [http://www.ci.colton.ca.us/ Colton] | [http://www.fontana.org/ Fontana] | [http://www.cityofhesperia.us/ Hesperia] | [http://www.ci.highland.ca.us/ Highland] | [http://www.ci.redlands.ca.us/ Redlands] | [http://www.ci.rialto.ca.us/ Rialto] | [http://www.ci.san-bernardino.ca.us/ San Bernardino] | [http://ci.victorville.ca.us/ Victorville]
 
*[http://www.applevalley.org/ Apple Valley] | *[http://www.barstowca.org/ Barstow] | [http://www.ci.colton.ca.us/ Colton] | [http://www.fontana.org/ Fontana] | [http://www.cityofhesperia.us/ Hesperia] | [http://www.ci.highland.ca.us/ Highland] | [http://www.ci.redlands.ca.us/ Redlands] | [http://www.ci.rialto.ca.us/ Rialto] | [http://www.ci.san-bernardino.ca.us/ San Bernardino] | [http://ci.victorville.ca.us/ Victorville]
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
Inyo&nbsp;&nbsp; Kern&nbsp;&nbsp; Los Angeles&nbsp;&nbsp; Orange&nbsp; &nbsp;Riverside
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Inyo&nbsp;&nbsp; Kern&nbsp;&nbsp; Los Angeles&nbsp;&nbsp; Orange&nbsp; &nbsp;Riverside  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
=== Archives and Libraries ===
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==== Bible Records ====
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
Mountain View Cemetery 570 E Highland Ave San Bernardino, CA 92404-4002 909-882-2943  
 
Mountain View Cemetery 570 E Highland Ave San Bernardino, CA 92404-4002 909-882-2943  
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Montecito Memorial Park 3520 E. Washington Street Colton San Bernardino County California USA Postal Code: 92324 Phone: 909-825-3024  
 
Montecito Memorial Park 3520 E. Washington Street Colton San Bernardino County California USA Postal Code: 92324 Phone: 909-825-3024  
  
=== Church History and Records  ===
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=130622 Fort Mojave Burial Grounds, Needles] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12073 Riverview Cemetery, Needles] BillionGraves
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{{Census|California}}
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{{CA Church Intro}}
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Yucaipa
 
*Yucaipa
  
=== Court Records  ===
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==== Court Records  ====
  
[http://www.co.san-bernardino.ca.us/COURTS/flash.asp www.co.san-bernardino.ca.us/COURTS/flash.asp]
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[http://www.sb-court.org/ http://www.sb-court.org/]
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'''Archives, Libraries, and Museums<br>Biographies<br>Church Records<br>Cemetery Records<br>Court Records<br>Histories<br>Immigration/emigration/migration<br>Maps<br>Newspapers<br>Societies'''<br>
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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
=== Land and Property ===
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{{CA History Intro}}
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{{CA Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
[http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/county-maps/california/san-bernardino-county-map.html www.mapsofworld.com/usa/county-maps/california/san-bernardino-county-map.html]  
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[http://www.mapsofworld.com/usa/county-maps/california/san-bernardino-county-map.html www.mapsofworld.com/usa/county-maps/california/san-bernardino-county-map.html]
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for emigrant settlers included:
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:*[[Camino Real de California]] 1770s linking Spanish Mission churches in California and Baja California<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "El Camino Real (California)" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Camino_Real_%28California%29 (accessed 14 September 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Old Spanish Trail]] 1829 Los Angeles, California to Santa Fe, New Mexico<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Old Spanish Trail (trade route)" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Spanish_Trail_%28trade_route%29 (accessed 14 September 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail to Southern California|Mormon Trail to Southern California]] 1847 from Salt Lake City, Utah to Los Angeles, California<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Jefferson Hunt" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_Hunt (accessed 6 September 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Butterfield Overland Mail]] 1857-1861 from San Francisco via Los Angeles to Memphis, Tennessee and St. Louis, Missouri<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Butterfield Overland Mail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butterfield_Overland_Mail (accessed 14 September 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Central Overland Trail]] 1859-1869 from Salt Lake City, Utah to Carson City, Nevada (and usually on to northern California)<ref name="COR">Wikipedia contributors, "Central Overland Route" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Overland_Route (accessed 13 September 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Union Pacific Railroad]] 1869 Ogden, Utah to Omaha, Nebraska<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Union Pacific Railroad" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Pacific_Railroad (accessed 14 September 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Central Pacific Railroad]] 1869 Ogden, Utah to Sacramento, California<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Central Pacific Railroad" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Pacific_Railroad (accessed 14 September 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway]] 1881 Los Angeles, California to Chicago, Illinois<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Santa Fe Railroad" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Fe_Railroad (accessed 14 September 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Southern Pacific Railroad]] 1883 Los Angeles, California to New Orleans, Louisiana<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Southern Pacific Railroad" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Pacific_Railroad (accessed 14 September 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]] 1885 Los Angeles, California to Albuquerque, New Mexico (and the Santa Fe Railway) <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Atlantic and Pacific Railroad" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_and_Pacific_Railroad (accessed 14 September 2011).</ref>
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San Bernardino County Sun
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*[http://www.sbsun.com/home San Bernardino County Sun]http://www.sbsun.com/home <br>4030 N. Georgia Blvd. <br>San Bernardino, CA 92407 <br>Phone: (909) 889-9666<br> All Departments: Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. <br>
  
4030 N. Georgia Blvd. San Bernardino, CA 92407 Phone: (909) 889-9666. All Departments: Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Serving: Adelanto, Apple Valley, Banning, Barstow, Beaumont, Big Bear, Colton, Crestline, Fontana, Grand Terrace, Hesperia, Highland, Loma Linda, Mentone, Redlands, Rialto, San Bernardino, Victorville, Yucaipa http://www.sbsun.com/home
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:Serving: Adelanto, Apple Valley, Banning, Barstow, Beaumont, Big Bear, Colton, Crestline, Fontana, Grand Terrace, Hesperia, Highland, Loma Linda, Mentone, Redlands, Rialto, San Bernardino, Victorville, Yucaipa<br>
  
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<br>{{CA Newspaper abstracts|San_Bernardino}}
  
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For early marriages see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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[http://sanbernardinovitalrecords.com/ sanbernardinovitalrecords.com/]
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{{CA Probate Intro|San Bernardino}}
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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==== Family History Center ====
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'''Archives, Libraries, and Museums<br>Biographies<br>Church Records<br>Cemetery Records<br>Court Records<br>Histories<br>Immigration/emigration/migration<br>Maps<br>Newspapers<br>Societies'''<br>
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===== County Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.sbcounty.gov/arc/index2.html San Bernardino County Recorder-Clerk - Archives]
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
 
*[[Barstow California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Barstow California Family History Center]]  
**Barstow, California
 
 
*[[Big Bear California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Big Bear California Family History Center]]  
**Big Bear City, California
 
 
*[[Chino California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Chino California Family History Center]]  
**Chino, California
 
 
*[[Fontana California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Fontana California Family History Center]]  
**Fontana, California
 
 
*[[Highland California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Highland California Family History Center]]  
**Highland, California
 
 
*[[Needles California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Needles California Family History Center]]  
**Needles, California
 
 
*[[Rancho Cucamonga California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Rancho Cucamonga California Family History Center]]  
**Rancho Cucamonga, California
 
 
*[[Redlands California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Redlands California Family History Center]]  
**Redlands, California
 
 
*[[Rialto California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Rialto California Family History Center]]  
**Rialto, California
 
 
*[[Ridgecrest California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Ridgecrest California Family History Center]]  
**Ridgecrest, California
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*[[Twentynine Palms California Family History Center]]
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*[[Upland California Family History Center]]
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*[[Victorville California Family History Center]]
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*[[Yucca Valley California Family History Center]]
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==== Taxation ====
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{{CA Tax Intro}}
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{{CA Vital Intro}}
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[http://sanbernardinovitalrecords.com/ sanbernardinovitalrecords.com/]
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For early marriages see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/sl/sanbernardino/ San Bernardino County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/sl/sanbernardino/ San Bernardino County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/San_Bernardino/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/San_Bernardino/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/sanbernardino/sanbernardino.html USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/sanbernardino/sanbernardino.html USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/sanbernardino/sanbernardino.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/sanbernardino/sanbernardino.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
 
*{{FHL|206810|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|206810|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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Guide to San Bernardino County California genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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San Bernardino County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting San Bernardino County
Location in the state of California
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 26, 1853
County Seat San Bernardino
Courthouse
Address Archives
1808 Commercenter West, Ste. D,
San Bernardino, CA 92415
(855) 732-2575
(909) 890-1713
Website: www.sbcounty.gov
Named for: Saint Bernardino of Siena

Contents

County Courthouse

San Bernardino County Courthouse
22 W Hospitality Lane
San Bernardino, CA 92415
Phone: 909.387.8306

County Clerk has marriage license from 1887
divorce and probate records from 1856 court
records from 1853 and land records from 1854;
County Recorder has birth and death records
from 1853 and marriage records from 1857[2]

Historical Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: San Bernardino County, California
San Bernardino County is presently the largest county in terms of geographic area within the United States. The county seat is the city of San Bernardino which is also the county's largest in terms of population, and that city lies in the southwest corner of the county.

San Bernardino itself was founded by settlers sent by Brigham Young in the 1850s, but they left when the matter known as the 'Utah War' erupted back in Utah.

www.co.san-bernardino.ca.us/main/history.asp

Parent County

26 April 1853: San Bernardino County was created from Los Angeles County which had annexed part of San Diego County in 1851. County seat: San Bernardino [3]

Boundary Changes

Los Angeles County and San Diego County were original counties created in 1850 when California became a state. In 1851, Los Angeles County expanded to the eastern border of California to include part of what was San Diego, County. In 1853, San Bernardino County was created from the eastern area of Los Angeles County. In 1878, additional land from Los Angeles County was added to San Bernardino County. 

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Inyo   Kern   Los Angeles   Orange   Riverside

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Mountain View Cemetery 570 E Highland Ave San Bernardino, CA 92404-4002 909-882-2943

Pioneer Memorial Cemetery 211 E 9th St San Bernardino, CA 92410-4408 (909) 885-6484

Montecito Memorial Park 3520 E. Washington Street Colton San Bernardino County California USA Postal Code: 92324 Phone: 909-825-3024

Census

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

Church 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.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Colton
  • Bloomington
  • Fontana
  • Highland
  • Needles
  • Ontario
  • Redlands
  • Rialto
  • San Bernardino
  • San Bernardino 1
  • San Bernardino 2
  • Victorville
  • Yucaipa

Court Records

http://www.sb-court.org/

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for San Bernardino County, California. 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

www.mapsofworld.com/usa/county-maps/california/san-bernardino-county-map.html

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Migration

Early migration routes to and from San Bernardino County, California for emigrant settlers included:

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Serving: Adelanto, Apple Valley, Banning, Barstow, Beaumont, Big Bear, Colton, Crestline, Fontana, Grand Terrace, Hesperia, Highland, Loma Linda, Mentone, Redlands, Rialto, San Bernardino, Victorville, Yucaipa


Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as San Bernardino County, California 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 Family History Library Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for California - San Bernardino - Probate records.

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

County Courthouse

San Bernardino County Recorder-Clerk - Archives

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

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.

sanbernardinovitalrecords.com/

Birth
Marriage

For early marriages see Western States Marriage Index.

Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

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