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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[California|California]] > Tuolumne County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Tuolumne County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History ==
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=== County Courthouse ===
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[http://www.tuolumne.courts.ca.gov/ Tuolumne County Courthouse]<br>2 S Green Street<br>Sonora, CA 95370-4679<br>Phone: 209.533.5570&nbsp;
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<br>County Clerk Recorder has birth records from 1858<br>marriage records&nbsp;from 1850, death&nbsp;records from 1859<br>burial records from 1916&nbsp; divorce, probate, court and land&nbsp; from 1850 and<br>old newspapers 1862-1948<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tuolumne County, California. Page 88{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Tuolumne County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''Tuolumne County was created 18 February 1850&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Sonora <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:''' Tuolumne County was created as an original county. '''County seat: '''Sonora <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Alpine_County,_California|Alpine]]
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*[[Alpine County, California|Alpine]]  
*[[Calaveras_County,_California|Calaveras]]
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*[[Calaveras County, California|Calaveras]]  
*[[Mariposa_County,_California|Mariposa]]
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*[[Mariposa County, California|Mariposa]]  
*[[Merced_County,_California|Merced]]
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*[[Merced County, California|Merced]]  
*[[Mono_County,_California|Mono]]
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*[[Mono County, California|Mono]]  
*[[Stanislaus_County,_California|Stanislaus]]
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*[[Stanislaus County, California|Stanislaus]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Bible Records ===
  
==== Church ====
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=== Biography ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== Census ===
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{Census|California}}
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Church History and Records ===
  
==== Military ====
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=== Court Records ===
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Crime and Criminals ===
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Directories ===
  
==== Taxation ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ===
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Germans ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Gazetteers ===
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Genealogy ===
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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=== History  ===
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207033&subject_disp=California%2C+Tuolumne&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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=== Land and Property  ===
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=== Migration  ===
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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>
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*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1844 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
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:*'''''Carson (River) Trail''''' 1848 (aka '''''Mormon Emigrant Trail''''') crossed the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Mile_Desert#Forty_Mile_Desert Forty Mile Desert] past the west side of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Sink Carson Sink] to pick up the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_River Carson River] near [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallon,_Nevada Fallon, Nevada] up to Hope Valley and Red Lake. The Devil's Ladder then climbed 700 feet (210 m) in half a mile so ropes, chains, and pulleys were required to lift the wagons. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Pass Carson Pass] was followed by the relatively easy West Pass ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkwood,_California Kirkwood, California]) and then on to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollock_Pines,_California Pollock Pines], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placerville,_California Placerville], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutter%27s_Fort Sutter's Fort, California]
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::*'''''Big Tree Road (Ebbetts Pass)''''' 1851 from western [[Nevada|Nevada]] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markleeville,_California Markleeville], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murphys,_California Murphys], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonora,_California Sonora], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockton,_California Stockton], California
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::*'''''Sonora Road''''' 1852-1854 from the Carson Trail south to the Walker River along the base of the Sierra Nevada until it ascends to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonora_Pass Sonora Pass] and then down to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strawberry,_Tuolumne_County,_California Strawberry] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonora,_California Sonora, California]
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=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship  ===
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==== Archives, Libraries and Museums  ====
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The official records of Tuolumne County, one of California's 27 original counties, are located in the Carlo M. De Ferrari Archive.&nbsp;The building was designed in 1997 by Cooper Kessel, an East Sonora architect and built by Barham Industrial Constructors, Inc. in 1999.&nbsp;&nbsp;It was dedicated for public use on December 21, 1999, and officially opened on June 8, 2001
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Address:&nbsp; 490 Greenley Rd., Sonora, Ca 95370
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Phone: 209 536-1163
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Email Contacts:&nbsp; [mailto:cdyer@co.tuolumne.ca.us cdyer@co.tuolumne.ca.us]&nbsp;&nbsp; or [http://www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov]
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Hours:&nbsp; By appointment, Monday through Friday
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The archive was named in honor of Carlo M. De Ferrari, a third generation Tuolumne County native son and "Official Historian of Tuolumne County," a title bestowed in 1972 by the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors in reocognition of his extensive knowledge of local history and his dedication to its preservation.&nbsp;
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The county archivist oversees general administration of the archive.&nbsp; All records accepted for preservation in the archive must have a historical connection to official county governmental business.&nbsp;
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Over 250,000 records from this collection have been entered into the Archive's database for the public to access and query.&nbsp; The public can access the collection via the Tuolumne County's website at the following portal.&nbsp;&nbsp;
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[http://portal.co.tuolumne.ca.us/psp/ps/TUP_ASSESSOR/ENTP/h/?tab=TUP_ASSR_ARCHIVIST_TAB&pslnkid=ARCHIVES_HOME_TAB_LNK#TUP_ARCHIVIST_FLDR&FolderPath=PORTAL_ROOT_OBJECT.TUP_ARCHIVIST_FLDR.ARCHIVES_HOME_TAB_LNK&IsFolder=false&IgnoreParamTempl=FolderPath%2cIsFolder <font color="#0066cc">Carlo M. De Ferrari Archive</font>]&nbsp;(Tuolumne County Archive)&nbsp;
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To begin searching the archives, click the '''Archive Index '''button.<br>&nbsp; The User Id for the public is '''''Research'''''; ''no Password is needed''.
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Click the '''Enter '''button, then click '''Archives '''from the drop down&nbsp;list.
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Press '''Go.'''
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[http://library.co.tuolumne.ca.us/#focus Tuolumne County Library Website]
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The current listing of books is available via the internet on the Tuolumne County Library web page. The books are available for researchers at the archive as reference material.
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Groveland California Family History Center]]
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*[[Sonora California Family History Center]]<br>
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=== Societies  ===
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The [http://tchistory.org/index.html Tuolumne County Historical Society], established in 1956, is home to the Tuolumne County Museum, Tuolumne County Historical Society and the Tuolumne County Genealogical Society.
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=== Taxation  ===
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=== Vital Records  ===
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=== Voting Registers  ===
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/tuolumne/ Tuolumne County CAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Tuolumne/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tuolumne/tuolumne.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tuolumne/tuolumne.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*{{FHL|207033|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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County Courthouse

Tuolumne County Courthouse
2 S Green Street
Sonora, CA 95370-4679
Phone: 209.533.5570 


County Clerk Recorder has birth records from 1858
marriage records from 1850, death records from 1859
burial records from 1916  divorce, probate, court and land  from 1850 and
old newspapers 1862-1948[1]

Historical Facts

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

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church History and Records

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 Tuolumne County, California for emigrant settlers included:[3][4]

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

The official records of Tuolumne County, one of California's 27 original counties, are located in the Carlo M. De Ferrari Archive. The building was designed in 1997 by Cooper Kessel, an East Sonora architect and built by Barham Industrial Constructors, Inc. in 1999.  It was dedicated for public use on December 21, 1999, and officially opened on June 8, 2001

Address:  490 Greenley Rd., Sonora, Ca 95370

Phone: 209 536-1163

Email Contacts:  cdyer@co.tuolumne.ca.us   or www.tuolumnecounty.ca.gov

Hours:  By appointment, Monday through Friday

The archive was named in honor of Carlo M. De Ferrari, a third generation Tuolumne County native son and "Official Historian of Tuolumne County," a title bestowed in 1972 by the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors in reocognition of his extensive knowledge of local history and his dedication to its preservation. 

The county archivist oversees general administration of the archive.  All records accepted for preservation in the archive must have a historical connection to official county governmental business. 

Over 250,000 records from this collection have been entered into the Archive's database for the public to access and query.  The public can access the collection via the Tuolumne County's website at the following portal.  

Carlo M. De Ferrari Archive (Tuolumne County Archive) 

To begin searching the archives, click the Archive Index button.
  The User Id for the public is Research; no Password is needed.

    Click the Enter button, then click Archives from the drop down list.

       Press Go.

Tuolumne County Library Website

The current listing of books is available via the internet on the Tuolumne County Library web page. The books are available for researchers at the archive as reference material.

County Courthouse

Family History Centers

Societies

The Tuolumne County Historical Society, established in 1956, is home to the Tuolumne County Museum, Tuolumne County Historical Society and the Tuolumne County Genealogical Society.

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), Tuolumne County, California. Page 88At 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).