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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[California|California]] > Santa Clara County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Santa Clara County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== History ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
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{{Wikipedia|Santa Clara County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''Santa Clara County was created 18 February 1850&nbsp;as an&nbsp;original county.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' San Jose <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:''' Santa Clara County was created as an original county. '''County seat:''' San Jose <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''May 18, 1931''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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'''May 18, 1931:''' 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]] <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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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
[[San_Jose,_California|San Jose]]
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[[San Jose, California|San Jose]]  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Alameda_County,_California|Alameda]]
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*[[Alameda County, California|Alameda]]  
*[[Merced_County,_California|Merced]]
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*[[Merced County, California|Merced]]  
*[[Monterey_County,_California|Monterey]]
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*[[Monterey County, California|Monterey]]  
*[[San_Benito_County,_California|San Benito]]
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*[[San Benito County, California|San Benito]]  
*[[San_Joaquin_County,_California|San Joaquin]]
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*[[San Joaquin County, California|San Joaquin]]  
*[[San_Mateo_County,_California|San Mateo]]
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*[[San Mateo County, California|San Mateo]]  
*[[Santa_Cruz_County,_California|Santa Cruz]]
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*[[Santa Cruz County, California|Santa Cruz]]  
*[[Stanislaus_County,_California|Stanislaus]]
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*[[Stanislaus County, California|Stanislaus]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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*[http://www.sfgenealogy.com/santaclara/sccemetery.htm Santa Clara County] list of cemeteries
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Please refer to '''populated places''' for individual cemetery information.
  
[http://www.sfgenealogy.com/santaclara/sccemetery.htm Santa Clara County] list of cemeteries
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=== Church History and Records  ===
  
Please refer to '''populated places''' for individual cemetery information.
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LDS Ward and Branch Records: Gilroy, Los Gatos, Naglee (San Jose), Palo Alto, San Jose and Willow Glen (San Jose).  
  
==== Church ====
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=== Court Records ===
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records:&nbsp;Gilroy, Los Gatos, Naglee (San Jose),&nbsp;Palo Alto, San Jose and Willow Glen (San Jose).
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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 ===
  
==== Military ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Vital Records ===
  
==== Taxation  ====
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A considerable number of early marriages are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
A considerable number of early marriages are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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== Websites  ==
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/sl/santaclara/ Santa Clara County CAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Santa_Clara/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/santaclara/santaclara.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/santaclara/santaclara.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206920 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=206920&subject_disp=California%2C+Santa+Clara&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
  
== References  ==
 
<references/>
 
 
[[Category:Santa_Clara_County,_California]]
 
[[Category:Santa_Clara_County,_California]]

Revision as of 04:53, 10 August 2010

United States Gotoarrow.png California Gotoarrow.png Santa Clara County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

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

Parent County

18 February 1850: Santa Clara County was created as an original county. County seat: San Jose [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

May 18, 1931: Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

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

Places/Localities

Populated Places

San Jose

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Please refer to populated places for individual cemetery information.

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records: Gilroy, Los Gatos, Naglee (San Jose), Palo Alto, San Jose and Willow Glen (San Jose).

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

A considerable number of early marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

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