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California death indexes, 1905-1988 ; 1940-1994

Manuscript/Manuscript on Film
English
  • Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1990
  • Sacramento, California : State Registrar,
  • [Sacramento, California] : Filmed by First Image,
7 microfilm reels and 1043 microfiches ; 35 mm.

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Records of California, Death Index, 1905-1939 are available online, click here.

Microfilm of records located at the Office of the State Registrar, Sacramento, and at the Butte County Courthouse, Oroville.

Microfiche of computer print-outs located at the Office of the State Registrar, Sacramento.

"Original certificates of death are on file with the State Registrar of Vital Statistics. A copy of each certificate is on file with County Recorder at place of death..."--explanation.

Indexes use the following code numbers for counties: 01 Alameda, 02 Alpine, 03 Amador, 04 Butte, 05 Calaveras, 06 Colusa, 07 Contra Costa, 08 Del Norte, 09 El Dorado, 10 Fresno, 11 Glenn, 12 Humboldt, 13 Imperial, 14 Inyo, 15 Kern, 16 Kings, 17 Lake, 18 Lassen, 19 Los Angeles, 20 Madera, 21 Marin, 22 Mariposa, 23 Mendocino, 24 Merced, 25 Modoc, 26 Mono, 27 Monterey, 28 Napa, 29 Nevada, 30 Orange, 31 Placer, 32 Plumas, 33 Riverside, 34 Sacramento, 35 San Benito, 36 San Bernardino, 37 San Diego, 38 San Francisco, 39 San Joaquin, 40 San Luis Obispo, 41 San Mateo, 42 Santa Barbara, 43 Santa Clara, 44 Santa Cruz, 45 Shasta, 46 Sierra, 47 Siskiyou, 48 Solano, 49 Sonoma, 50 Stanislaus, 51 Sutter, 52 Tehama, 53 Trinity, 54 Tulare, 55 Tuolumne, 56 Ventura, 57 Yolo, 58 Yuba.

Indexes use these codes for the following cities: 60 Alameda, 70 Los Angeles, 80 San Diego, 90 San Francisco.

Indexes use these codes for Age Units: 1 Years, 2 Months, 3 Days, 4 Hours, 5 Minutes, A 100 years or over, [blank] Unknown.

Contains indexes alphabetically arranged by name of the deceased to Department of Public Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics certificates of death, giving name of the deceased, initials of spouse, age, and date of death. Place of death or county where death occurred is given in code.

Contains computerized indexes to California deaths, showing name of decedent, initials of spouse, social security number (if known), code number of county where death occurred, date of death, registrar number and state file number.

No circulation of microfiche to family history centers.

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