Difference between revisions of "Lake County, California Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Text replace - '[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research]' to 'Burned Counties Research')
(added county map)
(19 intermediate revisions by 12 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[California|California]] > Lake County''  
+
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]][[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Lake County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
+
Guide to '''Lake County California genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History ==
+
{{CADC}}
 +
 
 +
{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
| county = Lake County
 +
| county_map = California Lake Map.png
 +
| state = California
 +
| state_map = California.png
 +
| latd =
 +
| longd =
 +
| founded year = 1861
 +
| founded date = May 20
 +
| seat = Hettinger
 +
| building image =
 +
| building address =  Lake County Courthouse<br>255 N Forbes St; <br>Lakeport, CA 95453<br>Phone 707.263.2368
 +
[http://www.courtreference.com/Lake-County-California-Courts.htm '''Lake County Website'''] }}
 +
 
 +
=== County Courthouse  ===
 +
 
 +
County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1867, <br>mining and miscellaneous records; Clerk Superior Court has divorce, <br>probate and court records <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, California. Page 85 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 +
 
 +
<br>
 +
 
 +
=== Historical Facts ===
 +
 
 +
{{Wikipedia|Lake County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1861--'''Lake County was created 20 May 1861&nbsp;from [[Napa_County,_California|Napa]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Lakeport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
+
'''20 May 1861:''' Lake County was created from [[Napa County, California|Napa]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Lakeport <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
Line 17: Line 41:
 
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>
+
*[[Burned Counties Research]] <br>  
 
*[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]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
+
==== Populated Places ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Colusa_County,_California|Colusa]]
+
*[[Colusa County, California|Colusa]]  
*[[Glenn_County,_California|Glenn]]
+
*[[Glenn County, California|Glenn]]  
*[[Mendocino_County,_California|Mendocino]]
+
*[[Mendocino County, California|Mendocino]]  
*[[Napa_County,_California|Napa]]
+
*[[Napa County, California|Napa]]  
*[[Sonoma_County,_California|Sonoma]]
+
*[[Sonoma County, California|Sonoma]]  
*[[Yolo_County,_California|Yolo]]
+
*[[Yolo County, California|Yolo]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
+
=== Bible Records  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Biography  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
==== Church ====
+
=== Census ===
  
==== Court  ====
+
{{Census|California}}
  
==== Land ====
+
=== Church History and Records ===
  
==== Local Histories ====
+
=== Court Records ===
  
==== Maps ====
+
=== Crime and Criminals ===
  
==== Military ====
+
=== Directories ===
  
==== Newspapers ====
+
=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ===
  
==== Probate ====
+
==== Germans ====
  
==== Taxation ====
+
=== Gazetteers ===
  
==== Vital Records ====
+
=== Genealogy ===
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
+
=== History ===
  
== Web Sites ==
+
=== Land and Property ===
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
+
=== Maps  ===
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206572&subject_disp=California%2C+Lake&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
 
 +
=== Migration  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Military History and Records  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Naturalization and Citizenship  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Newspapers  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Obituaries  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Periodicals  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Probate Records  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Repositories  ===
 +
 
 +
==== Archives, Libraries and Museums  ====
 +
 
 +
==== County Courthouse  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Family History Centers  ====
 +
 
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 +
*[[Highlands California Family History Center]]<br>
 +
*[[Lakeport California Family History Center]]<br>
 +
 
 +
=== Societies  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Taxation  ===
 +
 
 +
=== Vital Records  ===
 +
 
 +
==== Birth  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Marriage  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Divorce  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Death  ====
 +
 
 +
=== Voting Registers  ===
 +
 
 +
== Websites  ==
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/lake/ Lake County CAGenWeb]
 +
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Lake/ Linkpendium]
 +
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/lake/lake.html USGenWeb Archives]
 +
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/lake/lake.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
 +
*{{FHL|206572|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
<references/>
+
 
 +
{{reflist}}
 +
 
 +
{{California|California}}
 +
 
 
[[Category:Lake_County,_California]]
 
[[Category:Lake_County,_California]]

Revision as of 01:20, 25 April 2013

United States go toCaliforniago to Lake County

Guide to Lake County California genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg California
Online Records



Lake County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Lake County
Location in the state of California
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 20, 1861
County Seat Hettinger
Courthouse
Address Lake County Courthouse
255 N Forbes St;
Lakeport, CA 95453
Phone 707.263.2368

Lake County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1867,
mining and miscellaneous records; Clerk Superior Court has divorce,
probate and court records [1]


Historical Facts

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

Parent County

20 May 1861: Lake County was created from Napa County.  County seat: Lakeport [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1867 -- 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

Census

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

Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, California. Page 85 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).