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=== County Courthouse  ===
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=== Bible Records ===
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=== Biography ===
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
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=== Census ===
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
 
=== Church History and Records  ===
  
 
=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
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=== Crime and Criminals ===
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=== Directories ===
  
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=== Gazetteers ===
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
  
 
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=63&ci=24394 Reno, Nevada newspapers] going back to 1870 that may include residents from Sierra County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
 
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=63&ci=24394 Reno, Nevada newspapers] going back to 1870 that may include residents from Sierra County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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=== Periodicals ===
  
 
=== Probate Records  ===
 
=== Probate Records  ===
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=== Taxation  ===
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==== County Courthouse ====  
  
=== Vital Records  ===
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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=== Societies ===
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Websites  ==
 
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Revision as of 14:51, 28 March 2012

United States RTENOTITLE California RTENOTITLE Sierra County

Historical 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

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

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 Sierra County, California Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:[2][3]

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Reno, Nevada newspapers going back to 1870 that may include residents from Sierra County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

County Courthouse

Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 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).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).