Shasta County, California Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Shasta County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Shasta County''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Shasta County
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| state = California
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| founded year = 1850
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| founded date = February
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| seat = Redding
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| building address =  Shasta County Courthouse<br>1643 Market Street<br>PO Box 990880<br>Redding, CA 96099 <br>Phone: 530.225.5730  <br>[http://www.co.shasta.ca.us/index.aspx '''Shasta County Website'''] }}
  
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
=== Quick Facts  ===
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County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1880<br>County Recorder has birth, marriage and death records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Shasta County, California. Page 87{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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www.co.shasta.ca.us/
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>  
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Archives and Libraries ===
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=== Bible Records  ===
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=== Biography ===
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=120638 Saint Josephs Cemetery, Redding] BillionGraves
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=== Census  ===
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{{Census|California}}
  
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
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*Shasta
 
*Shasta
  
=== Court  ===
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=== Crime and Criminals  ===
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=== History  ===
 
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=== Maps  ===
 
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=== Taxation ===
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=== Migration ===
  
=== Vital Records  ===
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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>
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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:*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
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:*The '''''Lassen Cutoff''''' 1848 was established by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Gold_Rush gold rushers] from [[Oregon|Oregon]] going to [[California|California]]. It branched off the [[Applegate Trail]] at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davis_Creek,_California Davis Creek], went through [http://www.fs.fed.us/rangelands/ecology/wildhorseburro/territories/DevilsGardenPlateau.shtml Devil's Garden] to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit_River Pit River] passing east of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mt._Lassen Mt. Lassen], and turning west to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rancho_Bosquejo Lassen Rancho, California], and from there to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento]. In some years as much as 1/3 of emigrants mistakenly took the Applegate Trail-Lassen Cutoff, a much longer and more difficult trail than the Truckee or Carson routes.
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:*'''''Nobles Road''''' 1851 from the [[Applegate Trail]] at Rabbithole Springs in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Shasta,_California Shasta City, California]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Anderson California Family History Center]]  
 
*[[Anderson California Family History Center]]  
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*[[Fall River California Family History Center]]<br>
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*[[Redding California Family History Center]]<br>
**Fall River Mills, California
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Shasta/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/shasta/shasta.html USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/shasta/shasta.html USGenWeb Archives]  
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Revision as of 02:00, 20 March 2013

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Shasta County, California
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February, 1850
County Seat Redding
Courthouse
Address Shasta County Courthouse
1643 Market Street
PO Box 990880
Redding, CA 96099
Phone: 530.225.5730
Shasta County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records from 1880
County Recorder has birth, marriage and death records[1]

www.co.shasta.ca.us/

Historical Facts

Parent County

18 February 1850: Shasta County was created as an original county. County seat: Redding [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

14 June 1853: Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservations or Rancherias

The Big Bend Indian Rancheria is located in this county.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Shasta County, California Genealogy census records online, see: California Census.


Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Redding
  • Shasta

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and property

Maps

Migration

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

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

Birth

Marriage

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Shasta County, California. Page 87At 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).