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''[[United States|United States]] > [[California|California]] > Alpine County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]][[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Alpine County'''  
  
=== County Courthouse  ===
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Guide to '''Alpine County California genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== Quick Facts  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Alpine County
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| county_map = California Alpine Map.png
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| state = California
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| founded year = 1864
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| founded date = March 16
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| seat = Markleeville
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| building address =  Alpine County Courthouse<br>99 Water St <br>PO Box 158 <br>Markleeville, CA 96120 <br>Phone: 530.694.2287 <br>[http://www.alpinecountyca.gov/ '''Alpine County Website'''] }}
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=== '''County Courthouse'''  ===
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County&nbsp;Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate, <br>court and land records&nbsp;from 1900<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Alpine County, California. Page 84 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
{{Wikipedia|Alpine County, California}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Alpine County, California}}  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== 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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For a list of record loss in California counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-counties.html#courthouse California Counties with Burned Courthouses]
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=== Places/Localities  ===
  
 
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*[[Tuolumne County, California|Tuolumne]]
 
*[[Tuolumne County, California|Tuolumne]]
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
== Archives and Libraries ==
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
== Biography ==
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==== Biography ====
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
== Church History and Records ==
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==== Census ====
  
=== Court Records  ===
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{{Census|California}}
  
== =History ==
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==== Church History and Records  ====
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{{CA Church Intro}}
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Crime and Criminals  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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=== History  ===
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{{CA History Intro}}
  
 
=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
  
=== Maps  ===
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{{CA Land Intro}}
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==== Land and Property  ====
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{{CA Land Intro}}
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==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Caalpine.png|center|400px|Caalpine.png]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/california/ Maps of California (1850-1925)]
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==== Migration  ====
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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>
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*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1844 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
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:*'''''Carson (River) Trail''''' 1848 (aka '''''Mormon Emigrant Trail''''') crossed the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forty_Mile_Desert#Forty_Mile_Desert Forty Mile Desert] past the west side of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Sink Carson Sink] to pick up the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_River Carson River] near [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fallon,_Nevada Fallon, Nevada] up to Hope Valley and Red Lake. The Devil's Ladder then climbed 700 feet (210 m) in half a mile so ropes, chains, and pulleys were required to lift the wagons. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carson_Pass Carson Pass] was followed by the relatively easy West Pass ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkwood,_California Kirkwood, California]) and then on to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollock_Pines,_California Pollock Pines], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Placerville,_California Placerville], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sutter%27s_Fort Sutter's Fort, California]
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::*'''''Big Tree Road (Ebbetts Pass)''''' 1851 from western [[Nevada|Nevada]] to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markleeville,_California Markleeville], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murphys,_California Murphys], and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stockton,_California Stockton], California
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::*'''''Sonora Road''''' 1852 from the Carson Trail to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonora,_California Sonora, California]
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::*'''''Luther Pass Trail''''' 1854 connected the Carson Trail and Johnson's Cutoff and allowed travelers to avoid [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Tahoe Lake Tahoe]. It became one of the routes to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comstock_Lode Comstock Lode] in [[Nevada|Nevada]]
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==== Military History and Records  ====
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{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Alpine}}
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==== Probate Records  ====
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{{CA Probate Intro|Alpine}}
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===== County Courthouse  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Taxation  ====
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{{CA Tax Intro}}
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==== Vital Records  ====
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{{CA Vital Intro}}
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-vital-records/ How to order California Vital Records]
  
=== Military History and Records ===
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===== Birth =====
  
=== Newspapers ===
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===== Marriage =====
  
=== Probate Records ===
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===== Divorce =====
  
=== Taxation ===
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===== Death =====
  
=== Vital Records ===
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==== Voting Registers ====
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ==
  
== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-society-archive/ List of California Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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=== Websites  ===
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/alpine-county/ Alpine 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/alpine/ Alpine County CAGenWeb Project]  
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/alpine/ Alpine County CAGenWeb Project]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Alpine/ Alpine County, California Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Alpine/ Alpine County, California Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/alpine/alpine.html USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/alpine/alpine.html USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/alpine/alpine.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/alpine/alpine.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206449 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Alpine+County%2C+California&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= FamilySearch Catalog]
  
== References ==
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Guide to Alpine County California genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Alpine County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Alpine County
Location in the state of California
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 16, 1864
County Seat Markleeville
Courthouse
Address Alpine County Courthouse
99 Water St
PO Box 158
Markleeville, CA 96120
Phone: 530.694.2287
Alpine County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate,
court and land records from 1900[1]

Historical Facts

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

Parent County

1864--Alpine County was created 16 March 1864 from Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Mono and Tuolumne Counties. County seat: Markleeville [2]

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

For a list of record loss in California counties see: California Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

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.

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Alpine 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.

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

Caalpine.png

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Alpine County, California Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:[3][4]

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Alpine 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 - Alpine - Probate records.

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers

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

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Alpine County, California. Page 84 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 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).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).