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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[California|California]] > Amador County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] > [[California|California]] > Amador County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== History  ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
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{{Wikipedia|Amador County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1854--'''Amador County was created 11 May 1854&nbsp;from [[Calaveras_County,_California|Calaveras]] and [[El_Dorado_County,_California|El Dorado]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Jackson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''11 May 1854:''' Amador County was created from [[Calaveras County, California|Calaveras]] and [[El Dorado County, California|El Dorado]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Jackson <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1862-- '''Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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'''1862: '''Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>
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*[[Burned Counties Research]]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
 
*[http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424 http://blogs.ancestry.com/circle/?p=2424]
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Alpine_County,_California|Alpine]]
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*[[Alpine County, California|Alpine]]  
*[[Calaveras_County,_California|Calaveras]]
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*[[Calaveras County, California|Calaveras]]  
*[[El_Dorado_County,_California|El Dorado]]
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*[[El Dorado County, California|El Dorado]]  
*[[Sacramento_County,_California|Sacramento]]
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*[[Sacramento County, California|Sacramento]]  
*[[San_Joaquin_County,_California|San Joaquin]]
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*[[San Joaquin County, California|San Joaquin]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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===Archives and Libraries===
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Biography ===
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== Cemeteries  ===
  
 
[[LDS Cemetery Records|LDS Cemetery Records]]  
 
[[LDS Cemetery Records|LDS Cemetery Records]]  
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US Vol. 21 page 1 - a cemetery located in the county  
 
US Vol. 21 page 1 - a cemetery located in the county  
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church History and Records ===
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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==== Court  ====
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=== Court Records ===
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=== History ===
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=== Land and Property ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== Maps ===
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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For historical maps, search the following free sites:
  
==== Maps  ====
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• [http://www.ca.gov/About/Maps/Historical.html Maps-Historical-Sate of California], the Carlifornia government's site. Links to American Memory (Library of Congress), California Missions, and the State Library  
 
 
For historical maps,search the following free sites:
 
 
 
• [http://www.ca.gov/About/Maps/Historical.html Maps-Historical-Sate of California], the Carlifornia government's site.&nbsp; Links to American Memory (Library of Congress), California Missions, and the State Library  
 
  
 
• [http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/us_states/california/index.html Historical Maps of California]  
 
• [http://alabamamaps.ua.edu/historicalmaps/us_states/california/index.html Historical Maps of California]  
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For topographical maps of California mountains, rivers, etc., try the sites listed at [http://www.sdc.ucsb.edu/holdings/caltopo.html USGS Topographic Maps of California].  
 
For topographical maps of California mountains, rivers, etc., try the sites listed at [http://www.sdc.ucsb.edu/holdings/caltopo.html USGS Topographic Maps of California].  
  
For current maps, search [http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl Google Maps] or [http://www.mapquest.com/ MapQuest] or other map services online.
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For current maps, search [http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&tab=wl Google Maps] or [http://www.mapquest.com/ MapQuest] or other map services online.  
  
==== Military ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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=== Newspapers  ===
  
==== Probate  ====
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=== Probate  ===
  
==== Taxation  ====
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=== Taxation  ===
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
For&nbsp;marriages from 1854-1885 see the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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For marriages from 1854-1885 see the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/lr/amador/The Amador County GenWeb Project] <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1219854332920_431"></span>
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/lr/amador/The Amador County CAGenWeb Project]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206452&subject_disp=California%2C+Amador&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Amador/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/amador/amador.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/amador/amador.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206452 FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Amador_County,_California]]
 
[[Category:Amador_County,_California]]

Revision as of 08:04, 22 June 2010

United States > California > Amador County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

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

Parent County

11 May 1854: Amador County was created 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

Archives and Libraries

Biography

Cemeteries =

LDS Cemetery Records

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

= Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Ione

Court Records

History

Land and Property

Maps

For historical maps, search the following free sites:

Maps-Historical-Sate of California, the Carlifornia government's site. Links to American Memory (Library of Congress), California Missions, and the State Library

Historical Maps of California

California Maps - HSU Library, also lists and links to gazetteers

David Rumsey Collection for Amador, California

Perry-Castaneda Map Collection for California

For topographical maps of California mountains, rivers, etc., try the sites listed at USGS Topographic Maps of California.

For current maps, search Google Maps or MapQuest or other map services online.

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

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