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''{{breadcrumb| link1=[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]link2= [[California , United States Genealogy|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png| link3=| link4=|go to]] link5=[[Mono_CountyMono County,_CaliforniaCalifornia Genealogy|Mono County]]'' }} Guide to '''Mono County, California ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  <br><br> {{CADCClick|Image:CA_ORP.png|California Online Genealogy Records}}  {{Infobox U.S. County
| county = Mono County
| county_map = California Mono Map.png
| founded date = April 24
| seat = Bridgeport
| building image = Mono County California CourthouseCaliforniaMonoCourthouse.jpg
| building address = Mono County Courthouse<br>Bryant Annex 2<br>PO Box 537<br>Bridgeport CA 93517<br>Phone: 760.932.5241&nbsp; [http://www.monocounty.ca.gov/ '''Mono County Website'''] }}
 
=== County Information ===
 
==== Mono County, California Record Dates ====
 
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major Records<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mono County, California. Page 84-88 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 81-83.</ref></center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mono County, California Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mono County, California Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mono County, California Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mono County, California Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mono County, California Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1861
| width="14.2%" align="center" |1861
| width="14.2%" align="center" |1861
| width="14.2%" align="center" |1900
| width="14.2%" align="center" |1900
| width="14.2%" align="center" |1900
| width="14.2%" align="center" |1850
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| colspan="7" | <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths started in 1905. General compliance by 1920.</center>
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=== County Courthouse ===
 
[[Image:Mono County California Courthouse.jpg|185px|185px|right]]
 
 
[http://www.monocounty.ca.gov/ Mono County Courthouse]<br>Bryant Annex 2<br>PO Box 537<br>Bridgeport CA 93517<br>Phone: 760.932.5241&nbsp;
==== Parent County ====
'''24 April 1861:''' Mono County was created from [[Siskiyou County, California Genealogy|Siskiyou]] County. '''County seat: '''Bridgeport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> ==== Description ==== The county was named for a Native American Paiute tribe that inhabited the Sierra Nevada from north of Mono Lake to Owens Lake.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Mono County, California Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/cal/mono/ 05/04/2017.</ref>The County is located in the east central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mono County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mono_County,_California 05/04/2017.</ref>
==== Boundary Changes ====
==== Records Loss ====
For a list There is no known history of record loss courthouse disasters in California counties see: [http://wwwthis county.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-counties/#courthouse California Counties with Burned Courthouses] === Places/Localities ===
==== Populated Places ====
 
For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://california.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,051,c,mono.cfm HomeTown Locator]. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mono County, California," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mono_County,_California, accessed DATE.</ref>
 
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==== Indian Reservations ====
*[[Alpine County, California Genealogy|Alpine]]
*[[Douglas County, NevadaGenealogy|Douglas County, Nevada]] *[[Esmeralda County, NevadaGenealogy|Esmeralda County, Nevada]]
*[[Fresno County, California Genealogy|Fresno]]
*[[Inyo County, California Genealogy|Inyo]]
*[[Lyon County, NevadaGenealogy|Lyon County, Nevada]]
*[[Madera County, California Genealogy|Madera]]
*[[Mineral County, NevadaGenealogy|Mineral County, Nevada]]
*[[Tuolumne County, California Genealogy|Tuolumne]]
=== Resources === ==== Bible Records ==== ==== Biography ====*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/mono/bios.html Mono County Biographies] (USGenWeb Archives)*[http://www.cagenweb.com/mono/MonoBio.htm Mono County, Eclectic Collection] (CAGenWeb Project) ==== Cemeteries ==== {{CA Cemeteries Intro|Mono }} {| style = "border:1px solid black; width:60%; "|-| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Mono, California''' online and in print</center>|-| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" | *[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]  *[http://www.cagenweb.com/mono/cem.htm California GenWeb] *[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/mono/cemeteries.html California Genweb Archives] *[http://usgwtombstones.org/california/mono.html Tombstone Project]  *[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]|-| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black"| *{{FHL|433939|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Mono+California&qt=advanced&dblist= Bible Records 638 WorldCat]|-| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" |
*[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/California/Mono-County?id=== Biography ===county_208 Findagrave.com]
=== Cemeteries ===*[https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
*[https://www.deathindexes.com/california/ California's Genealogy Guide for Finding Obituaries, Cemetery Burials and Death Records] *[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/california-genealogy Mono California Cemetery Records]|-| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"|<center>See '''[[California Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>|} The following web sites may have additional information on Mono County cemeteries. *[http://www.interment.net/us/CA/index.htm Interment.net] California cemetery records by County. *1850 - 1960 - {{RecordSearch|1985807|California Cemetery Transcriptions, 1850-1960}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images ==== Census ====
{{Census|California}}
==== Church History and Records ====
{{CA Church Intro}}
*'''1864-1985''' - {{RecordSearch|2790461|California, Church Records, 1864-1985}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
==== Court Records ====
==== Crime and Criminals ====
==== Directories ====
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
===== Germans =====
=== Gazetteers ==Native Americans =====*'''1905 - 1906''' - [http://www.yosemite.ca.us/library/1905_indian_census/mono-county.html Census of Non-reservation California Indians, 1905-1906 by Charles E. Kelsey; Robert F. Heizer, ed.] CAGenWeb Project
=== Genealogy = Gazetteers ====
=== History = Genealogy ====
{{CA ==== History Intro}} ====
{{CA History Intro}}  ==== Land and Property ====
{{CA Land Intro}}
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/mono/land/mono.txt Mono County, Index to Federal Land Patents] (USGenWeb Archives)
==== Maps ===={{CA Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{CA Mono County}}}}
*[http://www.mapofus.org/california/ Maps of California (1850-1925)]
[[Image:Camono.png|center|400px]] ==== Migration ====
Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for emigrant settlers included:<ref>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).</ref><ref>Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).</ref>
::*'''''Sonora Road''''' 1852-1854 from the Carson Trail south to the Walker River along the base of the Sierra Nevada until it ascends to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonora_Pass Sonora Pass] and then down to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strawberry,_Tuolumne_County,_California Strawberry] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonora,_California Sonora, California]
=== Military Records and Records ===*'''1906-1935''' - {{RecordSearch|2137266|California, Pioneer Migration Index, Compiled 1906-1935}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
=== Naturalization = Military Records and Citizenship Records ====*'''1883''' - [http://genealogytrails.com/cal/mono/1883pensioners.html Mono County, List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883] (Genealogy Trails)*[http://www.cagenweb.com/mono/lists-gr-reg/california-militia-index.txt Mono County, Index of names from Muster Rolls] (CAGenWeb Project)*'''1862 - 1880''' - [http://www.cagenweb.com/mono/lists-gr-reg/california-military-records.txt Mono County Muster Rolls] (CAGenWeb Project)*'''1876''' - [http://www.cagenweb.com/mono/lists-gr-reg/military-list-1876.txt List of Persons Subject to Military Duty in Mono County State of California for the Year 1876] (CAGenWeb Project)
=== Newspapers ==World War I =====*'''1917 - 1918''' - {{RecordSearch|1968530|United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
{{CA Newspaper abstracts|===== World War II =====*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/mono/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli427nmt.txt Mono}}County, World War II Army Enlistees] (USGenWeb Archives)*[http://www.genealogytrails.com/cal/ww2honorlist3.html#Mono Mono County, Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel] (Genealogy Trails)
=== Obituaries = Naturalization and Citizenship ====
=== Periodicals = Newspapers ====
{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Mono}}  ==== Obituaries ====*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/mono/obits.html Mono County Obituaries] (Genealogy Trails) ==== Periodicals ==== ==== Probate Records ====
{{CA Probate Intro|Mono}}
'''Online Probate Records'''*'''1782 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8639 California Wills and Probate Records 1782-1999] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $ *'''1833 – 1991''' {{RecordSearch|1999181|California Probate Estate Files 1833-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images ==== Repositories ==== ===== Archives, Libraries and Museums ===== ===== County Courthouse =====
==== Archives, Libraries and Museums = Family History Centers =====
==== County Courthouse ===={{Family History Centers Intro}}
==== *[[Introduction to Family History Centers ====]]
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]==== Societies ====
=== Societies = Taxation ====
=== Taxation ==={{CA Tax Intro}}
{{CA Tax Intro}}==== Vital Records ====
=== {{CA Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-vital-records/ How to order California Vital Records ===]
===== Birth =====*'''1800 - 1994''' - {{CA Vital IntroRecordSearch|2001287|California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994}}at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1812 - 1988''' - {{RecordSearch|1674703|California Births and Christenings, 1812-1988}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — indexSee also *'''1905 - 1995''' - {{RecordSearch|2001879|California Birth Index, 1905-1995}} at [httphttps://www.genealogyincfamilysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index*[http://genealogytrails.com/californiacal/ca-vital-recordsmono/ How to order California Vital Recordsbirthnotices.html#1881 Mono County Birth Notices](Genealogy Trails)
==== Birth = Marriage =====*'''1800 - 2007''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=ca%2ccalifornia California, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $*'''1850 - 1945''' - {{RecordSearch|1674735|California Marriages, 1850-1945}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index*'''1850 - 1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1804002|California, County Marriages, 1850-1952}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1854 - 1885''' - [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].*'''1960 - 1985''' - {{RecordSearch|1949339|California Marriage Index, 1960-1985}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/mono/marriages.html#1851 Mono County Marriage Notices] (Genealogy Trails)
==== Marriage = Divorce =====*'''1966 - 1984''' - {{RecordSearch|2015584|California Divorce Index, 1966-1984}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
==== Divorce = Death =====*'''1800 - 1994''' - {{RecordSearch|2001287|California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images*'''1905 - 1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1932433|California Death Index, 1905-1939}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index*'''1940 - 1997''' - {{RecordSearch|2015582|California Death Index, 1940-1997}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
==== Death Voting Registers ====*[http://www.cagenweb.com/mono/odds.htm Mono County Great Registers] - Scroll down to Great Registers. (CAGenWeb Project)
=== Voting Registers Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries ===
== Genealogy Societies'''Mono County Historical Society'''<br> P. O. Box 417<br> Bridgeport, Archives and Libraries ==CA 93517<br><br>
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-society-archive/ List of California Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & amp; Genealogical Societies]
== Web Sites = Websites ===
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/mono-county/ Mono County, CA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104090835347610280512 California Genealogy Network Community on Google+]*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/120538224699188/ California Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/mono/ Mono County CAGenWeb]
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Mono/ Linkpendium]
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/mono/mono.html USGenWeb Archives]
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3Acalifornia%2C%20%2Bsubject%3Amono FamilySearch Catalog]*[http://www.usgwarchivesgenealogytrails.netcom/cacal/mono/mono.html USGenWeb ArchivesMono County, California Genealogy Trails] backup site *{{FHL|206702|subject[http://ldsgenealogy.com/CA/Mono-id|disp=FamilySearch FamilySearch Catalog}}County.htm Mono County CA Genealogy] (ldsgenealogy.com)
=== References ===
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