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Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Stockton
  • Tracy

Court

Land

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for San Joaquin County, California, look at the list of records for Land and property and Land and property - Indexes and 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.

Local Histories

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 History and 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.

Maps

For historical maps,search the following free sites:

Maps-Historical-Sate of California, the Carlifornia government's site.  Links to American Memory (Library of Congress), California Missions, and the State Library

Historical Maps of California

California Maps - HSU Library, also lists and links to gazetteers

David Rumsey Collection for San Joaquin, California

Perry-Castaneda Map Collection for California

Military

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

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for San Joaquin, California, look at the list of records for Military records - Indexes. Public libraries may have copies of the books or can obtain them through interlibrary loan.

Newspapers

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

Probate

In the Family History Library Catalog Place Search on FamilySearch, for San Joaquin, California, look at the list of records for Probate records - Indexes. Films can be sent to family history centers.

Taxation

Vital Records

For early marriages see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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

 

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