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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]][[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Colusa County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Colusa County California genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Colusa County
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| county_map = California Colusa Map.png
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| state = California
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| founded year = 1850
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| founded date = February 18
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| seat = Colusa
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| building address =  Colusa County Courthouse<br>546 Jay St; <br>Colusa, CA 95932-2443; <br>Phone. 530.458.0500&nbsp;<br> [http://www.countyofcolusa.org/index.aspx?NID=215 '''Colusa County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse ===
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Colusa County&nbsp;has birth records 1873, marriage records from 1853, death&nbsp;records from 1889, probate, court, land and assessment rolls from 1851, Great Registers from 1866 and military rolls from 1879
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Colusa County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''Colusa County was created as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Colusa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''18 February 1850:''' Colusa County was created as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Colusa <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
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Arbuckle
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College City, Colusa (County Seat)
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Delavan
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Fouls Springs
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Grimes
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Lodoga
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Maxwell
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Princeton
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Sites, Stonyford, Sycamore
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Williams, Wilbur Springs
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Butte County, California|Butte]]
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*[[Glenn County, California|Glenn]]
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*[[Lake County, California|Lake]]
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*[[Sutter County, California|Sutter]]
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*[[Yolo County, California|&nbsp;Yolo]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Bible Records  ===
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=== Biography  ===
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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=== Census  ===
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{{Census|California}}
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=== Church History and Records ===
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{{CA Church Intro}}
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=== Court Records  ===
  
==== Church ====
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=== Crime and Criminals ===
  
==== Court ====
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=== Directories ===
  
==== Land ====
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=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Germans ====
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Gazetteers ===
  
==== Military ====
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=== Genealogy ===
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== History ===
  
==== Probate  ====
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{{CA History Intro}}
  
==== Taxation  ====
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/colusa/history.htm Colusa County CAGenWeb]
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{CA Land Intro}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Maps ===
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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[[Image:Cacolusa.png|center|400px]]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206481&subject_disp=California%2C+Colusa&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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=== Migration  ===
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=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship  ===
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Colusa}}
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=== Obituaries  ===
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=== Periodicals  ===
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{CA Probate Intro|Colusa}}
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=== Repositories  ===
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==== Archives, Libraries and Museums  ====
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[http://www.colusanet.com/ccl/ Colusa County Library]<br>738 Market Stret<br>Colusa, CA 95932<br>530 458-7671
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[http://www.colusi.org/ Colusa County Historical Society]<br>Colusa County Historical Records Commission<br>c/o Colusa County Library<br>738 Market Street<br>Colusa, CA 95932<br>Phone: (530) 458-7671<br>The county commission oversees preservation and conservation of county records of historical importance and the county records archives.  
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Societies  ===
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=== Taxation ===
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{{CA Tax Intro}}
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=== Vital Records  ===
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{{CA Vital Intro}}
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==== Birth  ====
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==== Marriage  ====
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For marriages from 1853-1872<br>[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
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==== Divorce  ====
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==== Death ====
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=== Voting Registers  ===
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/colusa/ Colusa County CAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Colusa/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/colusa/colusa.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/colusa/colusa.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*{{FHL|206481|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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{{California|California}}
  
 
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Guide to Colusa County California genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Colusa County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Colusa County
Location in the state of California
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 18, 1850
County Seat Colusa
Courthouse
Address Colusa County Courthouse
546 Jay St;
Colusa, CA 95932-2443;
Phone. 530.458.0500 
Colusa County Website


County Courthouse

Colusa County has birth records 1873, marriage records from 1853, death records from 1889, probate, court, land and assessment rolls from 1851, Great Registers from 1866 and military rolls from 1879

 

Historical Facts

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

Parent County

18 February 1850: Colusa County was created as an original county.  County seat: Colusa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arbuckle

College City, Colusa (County Seat)

Delavan

Fouls Springs

Grimes

Lodoga

Maxwell

Princeton

Sites, Stonyford, Sycamore

Williams, Wilbur Springs

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Colusa County, California Genealogy census records online, see: California Census.

Church History and Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about California denominations, view the California Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Colusa County, California Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the Wiki page section California Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See California Land and Property for additional information about early California land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Maps

Cacolusa.png

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Colusa County, California Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

The county clerk is usually the custodian of probate records. The records include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

You can obtain copies of the original probate records (such as wills and estate files) by writing to the county clerk at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for California - Colusa - Probate records.

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Colusa County Library
738 Market Stret
Colusa, CA 95932
530 458-7671

Colusa County Historical Society
Colusa County Historical Records Commission
c/o Colusa County Library
738 Market Street
Colusa, CA 95932
Phone: (530) 458-7671
The county commission oversees preservation and conservation of county records of historical importance and the county records archives.

County Courthouse

Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

California tax records complement land records and can supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information, see the wiki page California Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records. The State office has records since July 1905. For earlier records, contact the County Recorder.

Birth

Marriage

For marriages from 1853-1872
Western States Marriage Index.

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

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