San Joaquin County, California Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] San Joaquin County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== History ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
  
 
==== 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  ====
 
==== 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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=== Archives and Libraries ===
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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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=451369 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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=== Church History and Records ===
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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Church records are usually found in the towns rather than on the county level.  
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Tracy
 
*Tracy
  
==== 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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=== History  ===
 
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==== Land  ====
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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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==== Local Histories ====
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[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
 
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• [http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/us_states/california/index.html Historical Maps of California]
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[http://library.humboldt.edu/~rls/geospatial/calmaps.htm California Maps - HSU Library], also lists and links to gazetteers
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*[http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/us_states/california/index.html Historical Maps of California]
  
[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://library.humboldt.edu/~rls/geospatial/calmaps.htm California Maps - HSU Library], also lists and links to gazetteers
  
[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.davidrumsey.com/search?term=san+joaquin+california David Rumsey Collection]
  
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/california.html Perry-Castaneda Map Collection]
  
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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=== Military History and Records  ===
  
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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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].
  
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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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] ($)
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Newspapers  ===
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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The [http://cdnc.ucr.edu/newsucr California Digital Newspaper Collection] has newspapers from 1848 through 1922. You can search by keyword, including names, and/or by date.
  
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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=== Probate Records  ===
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Taxation  ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
For early marriages see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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For early marriages see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~sjgs/ San Joaquin Genealogical Society]  
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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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#[http://www.stockton.lib.ca.us/ Stockton-San Joaquin County Library]
  
[http://www.sanjoaquinhistory.org/ San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum]
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== Websites  ==
  
[http://www.stockton.lib.ca.us/ Stockton-San Joaquin County Library]&nbsp;
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/sl/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.org/ca/sanjoaquin/sanjoaquin.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206864 FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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== References ==
  
*[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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*[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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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/San_Joaquin/ Linkpendium for San Joaquin County]
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:San_Joaquin_County,_California]]
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

18 February 1850: San Joaquin was created as an original county. County seat: Stockton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

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.

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

Court Records

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

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:

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 ($)

Newspapers

The California Digital Newspaper Collection has newspapers from 1848 through 1922. You can search by keyword, including names, and/or by date.

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

For early marriages see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

  1. San Joaquin Genealogical Society
  2. San Joaquin County Historical Society and Museum
  3. Stockton-San Joaquin County Library

Websites

References

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