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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[California|California]] > Sonoma County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[California|California]] Sonoma County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== County Courthouse = ==
  
== History ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''Sonoma County was created 18 February 1850&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Santa Rosa <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: '''Sonoma County was created as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Santa Rosa <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  ====
  
'''1906''' -- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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'''1906:''' 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]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Lake_County,_California|Lake]]
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*[[Lake County, California|Lake]]  
*[[Marin_County,_California|Marin]]
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*[[Marin County, California|Marin]]  
*[[Mendocino_County,_California|Mendocino]]
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*[[Mendocino County, California|Mendocino]]  
*[[Napa_County,_California|Napa]]
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*[[Napa County, California|Napa]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
  
==== Church ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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=== Church History and Records  ===
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
 
*Santa Rosa
 
*Santa Rosa
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Court Records ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== History ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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=== Land and property ===
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Maps  ===
  
==== Military  ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Newspapers  ===
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Probate Records ===
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Taxation  ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
[[Sonoma County History & Genealogy Library|Sonoma County History &amp; Genealogy Library]]  
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[[Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library|Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library]]  
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*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.cagenweb.com/lr/sonoma/ Sonoma County CAGenWeb]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206980&subject_disp=California%2C+Sonoma&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Sonoma/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/sonoma/sonoma.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/sonoma/sonoma.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206980 FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
<references/>
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{{reflist}}
  
 
[[Category:Sonoma_County,_California]]
 
[[Category:Sonoma_County,_California]]

Revision as of 07:40, 11 August 2010

United States > California Sonoma County

County Courthouse =

Quick Facts

Parent County

18 February 1850: Sonoma County was created as an original county.  County seat: Santa Rosa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1906: 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

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Santa Rosa

Court Records

History

Land and property

Maps

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library

Websites

References

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