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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Santa Clara County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|RTENOTITLE]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|RTENOTITLE]] Santa Clara County''  
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
 
=== Quick Facts  ===
 
  
 
{{Wikipedia|Santa Clara County, California}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Santa Clara County, California}}  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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=== Bible Records ===
=== Archives and Libraries  ===
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=== Biography ===
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
 
*[http://www.sfgenealogy.com/santaclara/sccemetery.htm Santa Clara County] list of cemeteries
 
*[http://www.sfgenealogy.com/santaclara/sccemetery.htm Santa Clara County] list of cemeteries
  
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<br> Please refer to '''populated places''' for individual cemetery information.  
 
<br> Please refer to '''populated places''' for individual cemetery information.  
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=== Census ===
  
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
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=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
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=== Crime and Criminals ===
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=== Directories ===
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=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ===
  
=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ===
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==== Germans  ====
==== Germans ====
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=== Gazetteers ===
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=== Genealogy ===  
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
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=== Migration ===
  
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
  
 
=== Newspapers  ===
 
=== Newspapers  ===
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=== Obituaries ===
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=== Periodicals ===
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
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=== Repositories ===
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==== Archives, Libraries and Museums ====
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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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*[[Los Altos California Family History Center]]<br>
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*[[Milpitas California Family History Center]] (San Jose)
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*[[San Jose California Family History Center]]
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*[[Santa Clara California Family History Center]]<br>
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=== Societies ===
  
 
=== Taxation  ===
 
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The website for the [http://www.clerkrecorder.org/portal/site/rec/ Office of the Clerk-Recorder] for Santa Clara County has information about how to request birth, death, and marriage records. They have births and deaths after 1873, marriages after 1851.  
 
The website for the [http://www.clerkrecorder.org/portal/site/rec/ Office of the Clerk-Recorder] for Santa Clara County has information about how to request birth, death, and marriage records. They have births and deaths after 1873, marriages after 1851.  
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==== Birth ====
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==== Marriage ====
  
 
A considerable number of early marriages are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
 
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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==== Divorce ====
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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==== Death ====  
 
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=== Voting Registers ===
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Los Altos California Family History Center]]<br>
 
*[[Milpitas California Family History Center]] (San Jose)
 
*[[San Jose California Family History Center]]
 
*[[Santa Clara California Family History Center]]<br>
 
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==

Revision as of 14:34, 28 March 2012

United States RTENOTITLE California RTENOTITLE Santa Clara County

Historical 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

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Invididual Cemeteries:

BillionGraves:


Please refer to populated places for individual cemetery information.

Census

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

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

The website for the Office of the Clerk-Recorder for Santa Clara County has information about how to request birth, death, and marriage records. They have births and deaths after 1873, marriages after 1851.

Birth

Marriage

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

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

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