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Revision as of 23:56, 12 March 2010

United States  > California > Amador County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1854--Amador County was created 11 May 1854 from Calaveras and El Dorado Counties.
County seat: Jackson [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1862-- 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

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records

US Vol. 21 page 1 - a cemetery located in the county

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Ione

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1854-1885 see the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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