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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California, United States Genealogy|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California_Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''{{CA-sidebar}}
  
 
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The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from California cemeteries. This collection is described in [[California Genealogy]]. A separate DAR collection of cemetery records from some counties is in ''Vital Records from Cemeteries in California to 1962'', 17 Volumes. (N.p.: Daughters of the American Revolution. California, 1968; Family History Library films {{FHL|558288|film|disp=558288}}-91).
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Another important collection is ''Cemetery Records of California'', 11 Volumes. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1954-63; Family History Library {{FHL|132506|title-id|disp=book 979.4 V22L; Volumes 1-3 on film 874068 items 1-3, Volumes 4-11 on film 874075-77}}).  
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== Online Resources ==
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The following have significant cemetery listings for California State: {{Note|Sites may be incomplete. <br>• They may not list all cemeteries in a county <br>• and may not include all burials in a cemetery.}}<br>
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*Findagrave.com [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=6&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Search for names] at Find A Grave. Enter at least a last name then click '''Search'''. Can narrow by first names or dates.
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*This site frequently has tombstone images.
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**[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=6&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n List of cemeteries] statewide for cemeteries in their database
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***Go to [http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave Home page], click '''Search for a cemetery''', select the state (California), then select from the '''county list''', and press '''Search'''.  
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****Click on the number below '''Interments''' for a cemetery to access names. Click '''Records''' arrow to scroll through to the end.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60525 ''Web: U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1700s-Current''] at Ancestry.com ($) State.
  
=== '''Web Sites'''  ===
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{{Tip| Remember:<br>
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*Family members may be buried in the same plot or nearby.
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**[http://genealogy.about.com/od/cemetery_records/ig/tombstone_symbols/ Symbols] and [http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/misc/grave_symbols.shtml abbreviations] may lead you to other records.
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***Weathering and damage to tombstones make early published transcriptions priceless.}} <br>
  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/ca/index.htm Interment.net]  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/ca/index.htm Interment.net]  
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-CA-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]  
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-CA-NDX.html D'ADDEZIO Cemetery Junction]  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/california/californ.html The USGenWeb Tombstone Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/california/californ.html The USGenWeb Tombstone Project]  
*FindAGrave.com
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/ALL/cem/ California Linkpendium]
*[http://california-genealogy.com/California-Cemetery-Records.cfm California Cemetery Records] (at California Genealogy) Cemetery inscriptions found online organized by county and city <br>
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/california-genealogy Access Genealogy]
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/CA/Cemetery-Records.htm California-State &amp; County Records]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2054 California, Mortuary and Cemetery Records, 1801-1932] Index and images ($)
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2118 California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, 1895-1985] Index and images ($)
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*{{RecordSearch|1985807|California Cemetery Transcriptions, 1850-1960}} Images only.  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi California Cemetery Records at Findagrave.com]  
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/ca/index.htm California Cemetery Records at Interment.net]
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*{{RecordSearch|2026973|BillionGraves Index}}
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#country=United+States&state=California&county=0&search_text=&action=search_cemetery BillionGraves California Cemeteries]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/california/californ.html USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project]
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/CA/Cemetery-Records.htm California Cemetery Records]
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-CA-NDX.html Californian Cemetery Records] at D'Addezio
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*{{RecordSearch|1922526|California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetery Records, 1899-2011}} Images only.<br><br>
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[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/#given_names=&family_names=Smith&birth_year=&death_year=&year_range=5&lim=0&num=10&action=search&exact=true&phonetic=false&record_type=0&country=United+States&state=California&county=0 BillionGraves] Replace the Smith surname in the pale orange form and click Search
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Cemetery Records(at California Genealogy) Cemetery inscriptions found online organized by county and city <br>  
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The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from California cemeteries. This collection is described in [[California Compiled Genealogies]]. A separate DAR collection of cemetery records from some counties is in ''Vital Records from Cemeteries in California to 1962'', 17 Volumes. (N.p.: Daughters of the American Revolution. California, 1968;&nbsp;Family History Library&nbsp;films {{FHL|558288|film|disp=558288}}-91).
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Another important collection is ''Cemetery Records of California'', 11 Volumes. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1954-63; Family History Library {{FHL|132506|title-id|disp=book 979.4 V22L; Volumes 1-3 on film 874068 items 1-3, Volumes 4-11 on film 874075-77}}).
  
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
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<br> '''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
  
 
*[[San Francisco California Area Funeral Home Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[San Francisco California Area Funeral Home Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetary Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetary Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
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The following have significant cemetery listings for California State:
  • Findagrave.com Search for names at Find A Grave. Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
  • This site frequently has tombstone images.
    • List of cemeteries statewide for cemeteries in their database
      • Go to Find A Grave Home page, click Search for a cemetery, select the state (California), then select from the county list, and press Search.
        • Click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.

BillionGraves Replace the Smith surname in the pale orange form and click Search

Cemetery Records(at California Genealogy) Cemetery inscriptions found online organized by county and city

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from California cemeteries. This collection is described in California Compiled Genealogies. A separate DAR collection of cemetery records from some counties is in Vital Records from Cemeteries in California to 1962, 17 Volumes. (N.p.: Daughters of the American Revolution. California, 1968; Family History Library films 558288-91).

Another important collection is Cemetery Records of California, 11 Volumes. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1954-63; Family History Library book 979.4 V22L; Volumes 1-3 on film 874068 items 1-3, Volumes 4-11 on film 874075-77).


Wiki articles describing online collections are found at: