Sierra County, California Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Sierra County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== History ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
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{{Wikipedia|Sierra County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1852--'''Sierra County was created 16 April 1852&nbsp;from [[Yuba_County,_California|Yuba]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp;Downieville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''16 April 1852:''' Sierra County was created 16 April 1852 from [[Yuba County, California|Yuba]] County. '''County seat:''' Downieville <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1947''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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'''1947:''' Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
  
 
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]]  
 
*[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]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
====Populated Places====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Lassen_County,_California|Lassen]]
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*[[Lassen County, California|Lassen]]  
*[[Nevada_County,_California|Nevada]]
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*[[Nevada County, California|Nevada]]  
*[[Plumas_County,_California|Plumas]]
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*[[Plumas County, California|Plumas]]  
*[[Washoe_County,_Nevada|Washoe County, Nevada]]
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*[[Washoe County, Nevada|Washoe County, Nevada]]  
*[[Yuba_County,_California|Yuba]]
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*[[Yuba County, California|Yuba]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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=== Court Records  ===
  
==== Church ====
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=== History ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Land and Property ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== Maps ===
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
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=== Probate Records ===
  
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Taxation  ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
==== Vital Records ====
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== Websites ==
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/sierra/ Sierra County CAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Sierra/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/sierra/sierra.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/sierra/sierra.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206958 FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog]
  
== Web Sites  ==
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== References ==
  
*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=206958&subject_disp=California%2C+Sierra&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Sierra_County,_California]]
 
[[Category:Sierra_County,_California]]

Revision as of 07:20, 11 August 2010

United States Gotoarrow.png California Gotoarrow.png Sierra County

Contents

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Sierra County, California

Parent County

16 April 1852: Sierra County was created 16 April 1852 from Yuba County. County seat: Downieville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1947: Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

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