Santa Barbara County, California Genealogy

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=== Bible Records ===
=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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=== Biography ===
  
 
===  Cemeteries  ===
 
===  Cemeteries  ===
  
 
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BillionGraves:  
 
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12165 Foxen Canyon Cemetery, Santa Maria]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12165 Foxen Canyon Cemetery, Santa Maria]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12021 Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery, Lompoc]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12021 Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery, Lompoc]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12084 Santa Barbara Cemetery, Montecito]
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=12084 Santa Barbara Cemetery, Montecito]
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=== Census ===
  
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
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=== Court Records  ===
 
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=== Crime and Criminals ===
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=== Directories ===
  
=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ===
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==== Germans ====
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==== Germans ====
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=== Gazetteers ===
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=== Genealogy ===  
  
 
=== History  ===
 
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=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
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=== Migration ===  
  
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
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=== Obituaries ===
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=== Periodicals ===
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
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=== Repositories ===
  
=== Taxation  ===
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==== Archives, Libraries and Museums ====  
  
=== Vital Records  ===
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==== County Courthouse ====  
 
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Santa Barbara Mission archives contain early births, baptisms, marriages and deaths.
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For a large number of early marriages see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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*[http://www.sbgen.org/ Santa Barbara Genealogical Society]
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*[http://sites.google.com/site/sbarsar/ Santa Barbara Chapter; Sons of the American Revolution]
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Lompoc California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Lompoc California Family History Center]]  
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*[[Santa Maria California Family History Center]]<br>  
 
*[[Santa Maria California Family History Center]]<br>  
 
*[[Solvang California Family History Center]]<br>
 
*[[Solvang California Family History Center]]<br>
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=== Societies ===
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*[http://www.sbgen.org/ Santa Barbara Genealogical Society]
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*[http://sites.google.com/site/sbarsar/ Santa Barbara Chapter; Sons of the American Revolution]
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=== Taxation  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
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Santa Barbara Mission archives contain early births, baptisms, marriages and deaths.
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==== Birth ====
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==== Marriage ====
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For a large number of 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 ===
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==

Revision as of 14:29, 28 March 2012

Santa Barbara County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Santa Barbara County
Location in the state of California
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 18, 1850
County Seat Santa Barbara
Courthouse
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Address Hall of Records
1100 Anacapa St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Website: www.countyofsb.org
Named for: Saint Barbara
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United States RTENOTITLE California RTENOTITLE Santa Barbara County

Contents

Historical Facts

Santa Barbara area Native Americans were first contacted by several early explorers in the 1500s and 1600s but the first moves toward settlement by Europeans were Spanish in 1769. The Santa Barbara mission was founded in 1786 by Franciscan padres who were also the first record keepers.

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Santa Barbara County, California


Parent County

18 February 1850: Santa Barbara was created as an original county when California first became a state. [1]

Boundary Changes

1 January 1873: Ventura County was set off.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

The preceding list of places includes incorporated cities and towns, unincorporated towns and communities, and place names that may have been used in family histories. Some have well-organized records and even have web sites. Some are simply social communities with no official records, but which may be referenced in small-town newspapers. The list is provided to help researchers identify localities within the county. As records or histories of these localities are identified, a page will be added for each of these place names. Information about the cemeteries can be found in these pages if known.

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

 Cemeteries

BillionGraves:

Census

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Santa Maria

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Santa Barbara Mission archives contain early births, baptisms, marriages and deaths.

Birth

Marriage

For a large number of early marriages see Western States Marriage Index.

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. WorldCat 50140092FHL CollectionHandybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002)