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== County Courthouse  ==
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== History ==
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| seat = Stockton
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| building address = San Joaquin County Courthouse<br>24 S Hunter St #304<br>PO Box 1968<br>Stockton, CA 95201<br>Phone 209.468.8075 <br>
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<br>[http://www.stocktoncourt.org/ '''San Joaquin County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse ===
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County Clerk has divorce, probate and&nbsp;court records from 1851<br>County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Joaquin 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|San Joaquin County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''San Joaquin was created 18 February 1850&nbsp;as an&nbsp;original county.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Stockton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''18 February 1850:''' San Joaquin was created as an original county. '''County seat: '''Stockton <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Alameda_County,_California|Alameda]]
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*[[Alameda County, California|Alameda]]  
*[[Amador_County,_California|Amador]]
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*[[Amador County, California|Amador]]  
*[[Calaveras_County,_California|Calaveras]]
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*[[Calaveras County, California|Calaveras]]  
*[[Contra_Costa_County,_California|Contra Costa]]
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*[[Contra Costa County, California|Contra Costa]]  
*[[Sacramento_County,_California|Sacramento]]
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*[[Sacramento County, California|Sacramento]]  
*[[Santa_Clara_County,_California|Santa Clara]]
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*[[Santa Clara County, California|Santa Clara]]  
*[[Stanislaus_County,_California|Stanislaus]]
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*[[Stanislaus County, California|Stanislaus]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Bible Records  ===
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=== Biography ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
 
Cherokee Memorial Park Hwy 99 E Harney Lane Lodi, CA 95240 209-334-9613  
 
Cherokee Memorial Park Hwy 99 E Harney Lane Lodi, CA 95240 209-334-9613  
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Stockton Rural Cemetery 2350 Cemetery Lane Stockton, CA 95204 209-465-5213  
 
Stockton Rural Cemetery 2350 Cemetery Lane Stockton, CA 95204 209-465-5213  
  
The following web sites have entries for people buried in&nbsp;San Joaquin&nbsp;County. None have complete lists:  
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The following web sites have entries for people buried in San Joaquin County. None have complete lists:  
  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave]  
*[http://www.interment.net/us/ca/placer.htm Interment.Net]<br>
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/ca/placer.htm Interment.Net]<br>  
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/registry.html USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project] section for&nbsp;[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/california/sanjoaquin.html San Joaquin&nbsp;County]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/registry.html USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project] section for [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/california/sanjoaquin.html San Joaquin County]
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for San Joaquin, California, look at the list of records for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=451369&subject_disp=California%2C+San+Joaquin+%2D+Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 Cemeteries]. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.<br>
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In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for San Joaquin, California, look at the list of records for {{FHL|451369|subject-id|disp=Cemeteries}}. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.<br>  
  
==== Church  ====
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=== Census  ===
Church records are usually found in the towns rather than on the county level. Search the Family History Library Catalog - [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitysearch&columns=*,0,0 Place Search] for the appropriate town in&nbsp;San Joaquin County.
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{{Census|California}}
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=== Church History and Records ===
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Church records are usually found in the towns rather than on the county level.  
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Stockton  
 
*Stockton  
*Tracy
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*Tracy  
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*Manteca
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Court Records ===
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for San Joaquin, California, look at the list of records for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=661001&subject_disp=California%2C+San+Joaquin+%2D+Court+records&columns=*,0,0 Court records]. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan. <br>
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[http://www.courtreference.com/San-Joaquin-County-California-Courts.htm San Joaquin County Court Directory] gives addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and links to the courts web sites and online resources..<br>  
  
[http://www.courtreference.com/San-Joaquin-County-California-Courts.htm San Joaquin&nbsp;County Court Directory] gives addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and links to the courts web sites and online resources..<br>
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=== Crime and Criminals  ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== Directories ===
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for&nbsp;San Joaquin&nbsp;County, California, look at the list of records for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=744035&subject_disp=California%2C+San+Joaquin+%2D+Land+and+property&columns=*,0,0 Land and property] and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=746940&subject_disp=California%2C+San+Joaquin+%2D+Land+and+property+%2D+Indexes&columns=*,0,0 Land and property - Indexes] and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=970555&subject_disp=California%2C+San+Joaquin+%2D+Land+and+property+%2D+Maps&columns=*,0,0 Land and property - Maps]. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.
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=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Germans ====
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== Genealogy  ===
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=== History  ===
  
 
[http://books.google.com/bkshp?hl=en&tab=wp Google Books] has some books about the history and people in San Joaquin County, California. Try various search terms, including the names of people. Books designated with "Full view" can be read online.  
 
[http://books.google.com/bkshp?hl=en&tab=wp Google Books] has some books about the history and people in San Joaquin County, California. Try various search terms, including the names of people. Books designated with "Full view" can be read online.  
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for San Joaquin County, California, look at the list of records for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=456208&subject_disp=California%2C+San+Joaquin+%2D+History&columns=*,0,0 History]&nbsp;and [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=567699&subject_disp=California%2C+San+Joaquin+%2D+History+%2D+Indexes&columns=*,0,0 History - Indexes]. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.
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=== Land and Property  ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Maps  ===
  
 
For historical maps,search the following free sites:  
 
For historical maps,search the following free sites:  
  
[http://www.ca.gov/About/Maps/Historical.html Maps-Historical-Sate of California], the Carlifornia government's site.&nbsp; Links to American Memory (Library of Congress), California Missions, and the State Library  
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*[http://www.ca.gov/About/Maps/Historical.html Maps-Historical-Sate of California], the Carlifornia government's site.&nbsp; Links to American Memory (Library of Congress), California Missions, and the State Library
  
[http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/us_states/california/index.html Historical Maps of California]  
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*[http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/us_states/california/index.html Historical Maps of California]
  
[http://library.humboldt.edu/~rls/geospatial/calmaps.htm California Maps - HSU Library], also lists and links to gazetteers  
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*[http://library.humboldt.edu/~rls/geospatial/calmaps.htm California Maps - HSU Library], also lists and links to gazetteers
  
• [http://www.davidrumsey.com/ David Rumsey Collection] for [http://www.davidrumsey.com/search?term=san+joaquin+california San Joaquin, California]
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/search?term=san+joaquin+california David Rumsey Collection]
  
[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/ Perry-Castaneda Map Collection] for [http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/california.html California]
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/california.html Perry-Castaneda Map Collection]
  
==== Military ====
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=== Migration ===
  
The [http://www.militarymuseum.org/ California State Military Museum] has a great deal of historical information and links to [http://www.militarymuseum.org/Links.html other military web sites].<br>
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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>  
  
Ancestry.com has [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28258&cj=1&o_xid=0000584978&o_lid=0000584978 Records of California men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867] <br>
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*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1844 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for San Joaquin, California, look at the list of records for&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=954433&subject_disp=California%2C+San+Joaquin+%2D+Military+records+%2D+Indexes&columns=*,0,0 Military records - Indexes]. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through interlibrary loan.
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:*'''''Carson (River) Trail''''' 1848 (aka '''''Mormon Emigrant Trail''''') crossed the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Mile_Desert#Forty_Mile_Desert Forty Mile Desert] past the west side of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Sink Carson Sink] to pick up the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_River Carson River] near [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallon,_Nevada Fallon, Nevada] up to Hope Valley and Red Lake. The Devil's Ladder then climbed 700 feet (210 m) in half a mile so ropes, chains, and pulleys were required to lift the wagons. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Pass Carson Pass] was followed by the relatively easy West Pass ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkwood,_California Kirkwood, California]) and then on to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollock_Pines,_California Pollock Pines], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placerville,_California Placerville], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutter%27s_Fort Sutter's Fort, California]
  
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::*'''''Big Tree Road (Ebbetts Pass)''''' 1851 from western [[Nevada|Nevada]] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markleeville,_California Markleeville], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murphys,_California Murphys], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockton,_California Stockton], California
The [http://cdnc.ucr.edu/newsucr California Digital Newspaper Collection] has newspapers from 1848 through 1922.&nbsp; You can search by keyword, including names, and/or by date.
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==== Probate ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for San Joaquin, California, look at the list of records for [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=454174&subject_disp=California%2C+San+Joaquin+%2D+Probate+records+%2D+Indexes&columns=*,0,0 Probate records - Indexes]. Films can be sent to family history centers. <br>
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The [http://www.militarymuseum.org/ California State Military Museum] has a great deal of historical information and links to [http://www.militarymuseum.org/Links.html other military web sites].  
  
==== Taxation  ====
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Ancestry.com has [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28258&cj=1&o_xid=0000584978&o_lid=0000584978 Records of California men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867] ($)
  
==== Vital Records ====
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
  
For early marriages see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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=== Newspapers  ===
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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One of the members at the [[Lodi California Family History Center]] has compiled an index of Lodi-area obituaries from the 1880s to the 2000s. The Lodi Public Library holds a copy of his work as well. An index exists for ''The Record'' (Stockton) if you ask the reference librarian at the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library. Neither index is available online at this time, and the papers themselves must be accessed via microfilm.
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sjgs/ San Joaquin Genealogical Society]  
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There may be some information relevant to the county in the [http://cdnc.ucr.edu/newsucr California Digital Newspaper Collection], which has newspapers from 1848 through 1922. You can search by keyword, including names, and/or by date.
  
[http://www.sanjoaquinhistory.org/ San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum]
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
  
[http://www.stockton.lib.ca.us/ Stockton-San Joaquin County Library]&nbsp;
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[[California, San Joaquin County Public Library Obituary Index File (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Joaquin County Public Library Obituary Index File (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Obituaries ===
  
*[http://usgenweb.org/projects/index.shtml USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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=== Periodicals  ===
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206864&subject_disp=California%2C+San+Joaquin&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
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*[http://www.mycaliforniagenealogy.com/ca-county-san-joaquin.html San Joaquin County, California History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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=== Probate Records  ===
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==== Archives, Libraries and Museums  ====
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#[http://www.stockton.lib.ca.us/ Stockton-San Joaquin County Library]
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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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*[[Lodi California Family History Center]]
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*[[Manteca California Family History Center]]
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*[[Stockton California Family History Center]]
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*[[Tracy California Family History Center]]<br>
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=== Societies  ===
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#[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sjgs/ San Joaquin Genealogical Society]
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#[http://www.sanjoaquinhistory.org/ San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum]
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=== Taxation  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
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==== Birth  ====
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==== Marriage  ====
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For early marriages see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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==== Divorce  ====
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==== Death  ====
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=== Voting Registers  ===
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/sanjoaquin/ San Joaquin County CAGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/San_Joaquin/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/sanjoaquin/sanjoaquin.html USGenWeb Archives]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/sanjoaquin/sanjoaquin.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*{{FHL|206864|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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San Joaquin County, California
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 18, 1850
County Seat Stockton
Courthouse
Address San Joaquin County Courthouse
24 S Hunter St #304
PO Box 1968
Stockton, CA 95201
Phone 209.468.8075


San Joaquin County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1851
County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and land records[1]


 

Historical Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: San Joaquin County, California

Parent County

18 February 1850: San Joaquin was created as an original county. County seat: Stockton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Cherokee Memorial Park Hwy 99 E Harney Lane Lodi, CA 95240 209-334-9613

Park View Cemetery 3661 E. French Camp Rd. Manteca, CA 95336 209-982-1661

San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery Cemetery Lane Stockton, CA 209-466-6202

Stockton Rural Cemetery 2350 Cemetery Lane Stockton, CA 95204 209-465-5213

The following web sites have entries for people buried in San Joaquin County. None have complete lists:

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for San Joaquin, California, look at the list of records for Cemeteries. Films can be sent to family history centers. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through Interlibrary Loan.

Census

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

Church History and Records

Church records are usually found in the towns rather than on the county level.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Stockton
  • Tracy
  • Manteca

Court Records

San Joaquin County Court Directory gives addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers and links to the courts web sites and online resources..

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Google Books has some books about the history and people in San Joaquin County, California. Try various search terms, including the names of people. Books designated with "Full view" can be read online.

Land and Property

Maps

For historical maps,search the following free sites:

Migration

Early migration routes to and from San Joaquin County, California for emigrant settlers included:[3][4]

Military History and Records

The California State Military Museum has a great deal of historical information and links to other military web sites.

Ancestry.com has Records of California men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867 ($)

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

One of the members at the Lodi California Family History Center has compiled an index of Lodi-area obituaries from the 1880s to the 2000s. The Lodi Public Library holds a copy of his work as well. An index exists for The Record (Stockton) if you ask the reference librarian at the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library. Neither index is available online at this time, and the papers themselves must be accessed via microfilm.

There may be some information relevant to the county in the California Digital Newspaper Collection, which has newspapers from 1848 through 1922. You can search by keyword, including names, and/or by date.

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

California, San Joaquin County Public Library Obituary Index File (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

  1. Stockton-San Joaquin County Library

County Courthouse

Family History Centers

Societies

  1. San Joaquin Genealogical Society
  2. San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

Marriage

For early marriages see Western States Marriage Index.

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

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