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The following websites have cemetery listings for California State. [[Image:ArrowGreen.svg.png|left|20x20px|ArrowGreen.svg.png]] Sites may be incomplete. They may not list all cemeteries in a county and may not include all burials in a cemetery. <br><br>  
 
The following websites have cemetery listings for California State. [[Image:ArrowGreen.svg.png|left|20x20px|ArrowGreen.svg.png]] Sites may be incomplete. They may not list all cemeteries in a county and may not include all burials in a cemetery. <br><br>  
  
*Findagrave.com [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=29&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Search for names] Enter at least a last name then click '''Search'''. Can narrow by first names or dates.
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*Findagrave.com [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=6&GScnty=0&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Search for names] Enter at least a last name then click '''Search'''. Can narrow by first names or dates.
  
 
*This site frequently has tombstone images  
 
*This site frequently has tombstone images  
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****Go to [http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave Home page], click '''Search for a cemetery''', select the state (California), then select from the '''county list''', and press '''Search'''.
 
****Go to [http://www.findagrave.com/ Find A Grave Home page], click '''Search for a cemetery''', select the state (California), then select from the '''county list''', and press '''Search'''.
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***Click on the number below '''Interments''' for a cemetery to access names. Click '''Records''' arrow to scroll through to the end.
 
***Click on the number below '''Interments''' for a cemetery to access names. Click '''Records''' arrow to scroll through to the end.
  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70500 ''Web: California, Find A Grave Index, 1775-2012''] at Ancestry.com ($) State.
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=70500 ''Web: California, Find A Grave Index, 1775-2012''] at Ancestry.com ($) State.

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The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from California cemeteries. This collection is described in California Genealogy. A separate DAR collection of cemetery records from some counties is in Vital Records from Cemeteries in California to 1962, 17 Volumes. (N.p.: Daughters of the American Revolution. California, 1968; Family History Library films 558288-91).

Another important collection is Cemetery Records of California, 11 Volumes. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society, 1954-63; Family History Library book 979.4 V22L; Volumes 1-3 on film 874068 items 1-3, Volumes 4-11 on film 874075-77).

Online

The following websites have cemetery listings for California State.
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Sites may be incomplete. They may not list all cemeteries in a county and may not include all burials in a cemetery.

  • Findagrave.com Search for names Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
  • This site frequently has tombstone images
    • List of cemeteries statewide for cemeteries in their database
      • You may need to narrow by county
        • Go to Find A Grave Home page, click Search for a cemetery, select the state (California), then select from the county list, and press Search.
      • Click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.


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