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''This article is about a state of the United States. For other uses, see [[California (disambiguation)]]''.<br><br>{{CA-sidebar|news=<!-- Add News Items BELOW --><br>
 
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*About 14% of CA immigrants before the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad railroad] are in [[California Emigration and Immigration#California_Pioneer_Project|CA Pioneer Project]]  
 
*About 14% of CA immigrants before the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad railroad] are in [[California Emigration and Immigration#California_Pioneer_Project|CA Pioneer Project]]  
 
*Starting 1866 most CA counties have [[California Voting Registers|Great Registers (voter lists)]]
 
*Starting 1866 most CA counties have [[California Voting Registers|Great Registers (voter lists)]]
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*[[California 1852 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California 1852 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California 1852 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California 1852 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[California Great Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California Great Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/California_Marriages_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) California Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]
 
*[[California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index &nbsp;FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index &nbsp;FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Diego Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Diego Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Diego Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Diego Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[San Francisco California Area Funeral Home Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|San Francisco California Area Funeral Home Records &nbsp;(FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[San Francisco California Area Funeral Home Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|San Francisco California Area Funeral Home Records &nbsp;(FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Francisco Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Francisco Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Francisco Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Francisco Passenger Lists (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[California, San Mateo County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, San Mateo County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetary Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Califormia, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian, Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetary Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Califormia, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian, Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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Revision as of 00:34, 28 October 2012

This article is about a state of the United States. For other uses, see California (disambiguation).

California Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
California Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources
Moderator
The FamilySearch moderator for California is Jamie Mayhew
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Welcome to California, the Golden State

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Most unique genealogical features:
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Online Records



Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Branciforte · Klamath · Lake (Nevada) · Pahute · Roop · Nataqua Territory

Click on the map below to go to a county page. Hover over a county to see its name. To see a larger version of the map, click here.

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Major Repositories

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California State Archives · California State Library · Sutro Library · California Historical Society · California Genealogical Society · UC Berkeley Bancroft Library · Los Angeles Public Library · Chinese Historical Society · National Archives Pacific Region (Riverside) · National Archives Pacific Region (San Francisco) · Family History Library

Migration Routes

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Applegate Trail · Butterfield Overland Mail · California Trail · Camino Real de California · Central Overland Trail · Mormon Trail to Southern California · Old Spanish Trail · Atlantic and Pacific Railroad · Central Pacific Railroad · Santa Fe Railway · Southern Pacific Railroad · Texas and Pacific Railway · Union Pacific Railroad · Ship Passenger Arrivals

Research Tools

  • The California State Genealogical Alliance's Online Research Guide briefly tells about early settlement, research facilities in the state.
  • Finding Aids for the collections of university libraries, public libraries, state and county archives, historical societies, genealogical societies and other record repositories are collected together in the Online Archive of California


Things You Can Do

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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Wiki articles describing online collections are found at: