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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]][[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Madera County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://madera.courts.ca.gov/ Madera County Courthouse]<br>209 W Yosemite Ave<br>Madera, CA 93637<br>Phone: 559.675.7700 <br>
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County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, divorce, probate <br>court and land records from 1893 and some voting records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Madera County, California. Page 85 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1893--'''Madera County was created 11 March 1893&nbsp;from [[Fresno_County,_California|Fresno]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Madera <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''11 March 1893:''' Madera County was created from [[Fresno County, California|Fresno County]]. '''County seat: '''Madera <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed.'' (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''1906 '''-- Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
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'''1906:''' Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.  
  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
 
For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:  
  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Burned_Counties_Research] <br>
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*[[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties Research]]  
 
*[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  ==
 
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==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
*[[Fresno_County,_California|Fresno]]
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*[[Fresno County, California|Fresno]]  
*[[Mariposa_County,_California|Mariposa]]
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*[[Mariposa County, California|Mariposa]]  
*[[Merced_County,_California|Merced]]
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*[[Merced County, California|Merced]]  
*[[Mono_County,_California|Mono]]
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*[[Mono County, California|Mono]]  
*[[Tuolumne_County,_California|Tuolumne]]
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*[[Tuolumne County, California|Tuolumne]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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=== Census  ===
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{{Census|California}}
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=== Gazetteers  ===
  
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Probate Records ===
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Repositories ===
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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==== Archives, Libraries and Museums  ====
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206665&subject_disp=California%2C+Madera&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Madera California Family History Center|Madera California Family History Center]]
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*[[Oakhurst California Family History Center|Oakhurst California Family History Center]]
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/madera/ Madera County CAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Madera/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/madera/madera.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/madera/madera.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
  
 
== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Madera_County,_California]]
 
[[Category:Madera_County,_California]]

Revision as of 06:30, 30 January 2013

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County Courthouse

Madera County Courthouse
209 W Yosemite Ave
Madera, CA 93637
Phone: 559.675.7700

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, divorce, probate
court and land records from 1893 and some voting records[1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

11 March 1893: Madera County was created from Fresno County. County seat: Madera [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1906: 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 Madera 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), Madera 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).