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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Tehama County''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[California, United States Genealogy|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Tehama County''  
  
Guide to '''Tehama County California genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Tehama County, California ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. <br><br> {{Click|Image:CA_ORP.png|California Online Genealogy Records}} {{Infobox U.S. County  
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County  
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| county = Tehama County  
 
| county = Tehama County  
 
| county_map = California Tehama Map.png
 
| county_map = California Tehama Map.png
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| founded date = April 9
 
| founded date = April 9
 
| seat = Red Bluff  
 
| seat = Red Bluff  
| building image =  
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| building image = CaliforniaTehamaCourthouse.jpg
 
| building address = Tehama County Courthouse<br>633 Washington Street<br>Red Bluff, CA 96080<br>Phone: 530.527.3350<br>[http://www.co.tehama.ca.us/  '''Tehama County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Tehama County Courthouse<br>633 Washington Street<br>Red Bluff, CA 96080<br>Phone: 530.527.3350<br>[http://www.co.tehama.ca.us/  '''Tehama County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Tehama County, California Record Dates  ====
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 62-75. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref> </center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Land_and_Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1889
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1889
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1850
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
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==== Parent Counties  ====
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
  
'''9 April 1856:''' Tehama County was created from [[Butte County, California|Butte]], [[Colusa County, California|Colusa]] and [[Shasta County, California|Shasta]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Red Bluff <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''9 April 1856:''' Tehama County was created from [[Butte County, California Genealogy|Butte]], [[Colusa County, California Genealogy|Colusa]] and [[Shasta County, California Genealogy|Shasta]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Red Bluff <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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For animated maps illustrating California county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/california/ "Rotating Formation California County Boundary Maps"] (1850-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Records Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Places/Localities  ===
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Butte County, California|Butte]]  
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*[[Butte County, California Genealogy|Butte]]  
*[[Glenn County, California|Glenn]]  
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*[[Glenn County, California Genealogy|Glenn]]  
*[[Mendocino County, California|Mendocino]]  
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*[[Mendocino County, California Genealogy|Mendocino]]  
*[[Plumas County, California|Plumas]]  
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*[[Plumas County, California Genealogy|Plumas]]  
*[[Shasta County, California|Shasta]]  
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*[[Shasta County, California Genealogy|Shasta]]  
*[[Trinity County, California|Trinity]]
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*[[Trinity County, California Genealogy|Trinity]]
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
=== Bible Records  ===
 
=== Bible Records  ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
Red Bluff Cemetery District<br>735 Cemetery Lane, Red Bluff, California<br>(530) 527-4417
 
  
Tehama Cemetery<br>7772 Woodlawn Ave.<br>Gerber, California  
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Corning Cemetery District<br>4470 Oren Ave.<br>Corning, California
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
 
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
Orland Cemetery<br>3900 County Road P. <br>Orland, California<br>(530) 865-3880
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=6&GScnty=234&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|449207|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=6&CScnty=234 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.cagenweb.com/tehama/cemeteries.htm CAGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Tehama+california&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=California&county=Tehama# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/cemeteries.html CAGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/ca/tehama.htm Interment.net]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/california/tehama.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[California Cemeteries|California Cemeteries]] for more information.
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=== Church History and Records  ===
 
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{{CA Church Intro}}
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
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{{CA History Intro}}
  
 
=== Land and Property  ===
 
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{{CA Land Intro}}
  
 
=== Maps  ===
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/california/ Maps of California (1850-1925)]
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[[Image:Catemaha.png|center|200px|Catemaha.png]]
  
 
=== Migration  ===
 
=== Migration  ===
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:*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California  
 
:*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California  
:*The '''''Lassen Cutoff''''' 1848 was established by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Gold_Rush gold rushers] from [[Oregon|Oregon]] going to [[California|California]]. It branched off the [[Applegate Trail]] at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davis_Creek,_California Davis Creek], went through [http://www.fs.fed.us/rangelands/ecology/wildhorseburro/territories/DevilsGardenPlateau.shtml Devil's Garden] to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit_River Pit River] passing east of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mt._Lassen Mt. Lassen], and turning west to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rancho_Bosquejo Lassen Rancho, California], and from there to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento]. In some years as much as 1/3 of emigrants mistakenly took the Applegate Trail-Lassen Cutoff, a much longer and more difficult trail than the Truckee or Carson routes.  
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:*The '''''Lassen Cutoff''''' 1848 was established by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Gold_Rush gold rushers] from [[Oregon, United States Genealogy|Oregon]] going to [[California, United States Genealogy|California]]. It branched off the [[Applegate Trail]] at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davis_Creek,_California Davis Creek], went through [http://www.fs.fed.us/rangelands/ecology/wildhorseburro/territories/DevilsGardenPlateau.shtml Devil's Garden] to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit_River Pit River] passing east of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mt._Lassen Mt. Lassen], and turning west to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rancho_Bosquejo Lassen Rancho, California], and from there to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento]. In some years as much as 1/3 of emigrants mistakenly took the Applegate Trail-Lassen Cutoff, a much longer and more difficult trail than the Truckee or Carson routes.  
 
:*'''''Nobles Road''''' 1851 from the [[Applegate Trail]] at Rabbithole Springs in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Shasta,_California Shasta City, California]
 
:*'''''Nobles Road''''' 1851 from the [[Applegate Trail]] at Rabbithole Springs in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Shasta,_California Shasta City, California]
  
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=== Newspapers  ===
 
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{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Tehama}}
  
 
=== Obituaries  ===
 
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=== Probate Records  ===
 
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{{CA Probate Intro|Tehama}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1782 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8639 California Wills and Probate Records 1782-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $ 
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*'''1833 – 1991''' {{RecordSearch|1999181|California Probate Estate Files 1833-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
 
=== Repositories  ===
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
 
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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=== Taxation  ===
 
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=== Vital Records  ===
 
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{{CA Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-vital-records/ How to order California Vital Records]
  
 
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=== Voting Registers  ===
 
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== Websites ==
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'''Tehama County Genealogical and Historical Society'''<br> P. 0. Box 415<br> Red Bluff, CA 96080<br>[http://www.tcghsoc.org/ Website]<br><br>
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-society-archive/ List of California Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/tehama-county/ Tehama County, CA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104090835347610280512 California Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/120538224699188/ California Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/tehama/ Tehama County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/tehama/ Tehama County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Tehama/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Tehama/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/tehama.html USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/tehama.html USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/tehama.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/tehama.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
*{{FHL|207007|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|207007|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
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Guide to Tehama County, California ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Tehama County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Tehama County
Location in the state of California
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 9, 1856
County Seat Red Bluff
Courthouse
CaliforniaTehamaCourthouse.jpg
Address Tehama County Courthouse
633 Washington Street
Red Bluff, CA 96080
Phone: 530.527.3350
Tehama County Website


County Information

Tehama County, California Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1889 1856 1889 1850 1856 1856

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1889
marriage records from 1856 and military records from 1944[2]

Historical Facts

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Tehama County, California

Parent Counties

9 April 1856: Tehama County was created from Butte, Colusa and Shasta Counties.
County seat: Red Bluff [3]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating California county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation California County Boundary Maps" (1850-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Records Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
CAGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
CAGenWeb Archives Interment.net
Tombstone Project
Billion Graves
See California Cemeteries for more information.

Church History and Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about California denominations, view the California Church Records wiki page.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

Corning

Census

For tips on accessing Tehama County, California Genealogy census records online, see: California Census.

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Tehama County, California Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section California Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See California Land and Property for additional information about early California land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Maps

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Migration

Early migration routes to and from Tehama County, California Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:[4][5]

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Tehama County, California Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

The county clerk is usually the custodian of probate records. The records include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

You can obtain copies of the original probate records (such as wills and estate files) by writing to the county clerk at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for California - Tehama - Probate records.

Online Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

County Courthouse

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Societies

Taxation

California tax records complement land records and can supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page California Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records. The State office has records since July 1905. For earlier records, contact the County Recorder. See also How to order California Vital Records

Birth

Marriage

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

Tehama County Genealogical and Historical Society
P. 0. Box 415
Red Bluff, CA 96080
Website

Web Sites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 62-75. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tehama County, California. Page 87At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. 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).
  5. Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).