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Revision as of 22:39, 15 March 2012

United States > California > Amador County

Historical 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

Bible Records

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

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Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

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.

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Amador County, California Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:[2][3]

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

County Courthouse

Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

Marriage

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

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

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  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. 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).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).