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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Marin County'''  
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Guide to '''Marin County, California ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. <br><br> {{Click|Image:CA_ORP.png|California Online Genealogy Records}} {{Infobox U.S. County  
 
| county = Marin County  
 
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| founded date = February 18
 
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| seat = San Rafael  
 
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| building address =  Marin County Courthouse<br>3501 Civic Center Dr; <br>San Rafael, CA 94903<br>Phone 415.499.6094&nbsp;<br>[http://www.marincounty.org/ '''Marin County Website'''] }} <br>
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| building address =  Marin County Courthouse<br>3501 Civic Center Dr <br>San Rafael, CA 94903<br>Phone 415.499.6094&nbsp;<br>[http://www.marincounty.org/ '''Marin County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Marin County, California Record Dates  ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 62-75. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref> </center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Marin County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Marin County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Marin County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Marin County, California Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Marin County, California Genealogy#Land_and_Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Marin County, California Genealogy#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1863
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1863
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1850
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1848
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
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County Recorder has birth and death records from 1863, marriage records from 1856, land records from 1852; County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1900 and probate records&nbsp;from 1880<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marin County, California. Page 85 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Recorder has birth and death records from 1863, marriage records from 1856, land records from 1852; County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1900 and probate records&nbsp;from 1880<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marin County, California. Page 85 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
[http://www.marin.org/ &nbsp;]
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
  
 
{{Wikipedia|Marin County, California}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Marin County, California}}  
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=== Parent County  ===
 
=== Parent County  ===
  
'''18 February 1850:''' Marin County was created as an original county. '''County seat:''' San Rafael <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:''' Marin County was created as an original county. '''County seat:''' San Rafael <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Description ====
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The county was named for "Marin", great chief of the tribe Licatiut". The county seat San Rafael and the county was created February 18, 1850. The County is located in the west central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Marin County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marin_County,_California 05/04/2017.</ref>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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For animated maps illustrating California county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/california/ "Rotating Formation California County Boundary Maps"] (1850-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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==== Records Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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=== Places/Localities  ===
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[San Francisco County, California|San Francisco]]  
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*[[San Francisco County, California Genealogy|San Francisco]]  
*[[Sonoma County, California|Sonoma]]
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*[[Sonoma County, California Genealogy|Sonoma]]
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
=== Bible Records  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
  
=== Biography  ===
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==== Biography  ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/marin/bioindex.html Marin County Biographies] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/marin/bios.html Surname Index, Marin County Biographies] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/marin/people/biographies/ Index to Marin County Biographies] (CAGenWeb Project)
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
=== Census  ===
 
  
{{Census|California}}  
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{{CA Cemeteries Intro|Marin }}
  
=== Church History and Records  ===
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Marin, California''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=6&GScnty=203&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/marin/ California GenWeb]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/marin/cemetery.html California Genweb Archives]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/california/marin.html Tombstone Project]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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*{{FHL|499864|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Marin+California&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=6&CScnty=203 Findagrave.com]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=California&county=Marin&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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*[https://www.deathindexes.com/california/ California's Genealogy Guide for Finding Obituaries, Cemetery Burials and Death Records]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/california-genealogy Marin  California Cemetery Records]
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The following web site may have additional information on Marin  County cemeteries.
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/CA/index.htm Interment.net] California cemetery records by County.
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|California}}
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*'''1850, 1870''' - [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/marin/census.html Index to Marin County Census Transcriptions] (USGenWeb Archives)
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==== Church History and Records  ====
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{{CA Church Intro}}
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*San Rafael
 
*San Rafael
  
=== Court Records  ===
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==== Directories  ====
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===== Germans  =====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== History  ====
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{{CA History Intro}}
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/marin/history.html Marin County History Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/marin/history/a-brief-history-of-kings.html A Brief History of Marin County] (CAGenWeb Project)
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==== Land and Property  ====
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{{CA Land Intro}}
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/marin/history/original-mexican-land-grant.html Original Mexican Land Grants from Mexico in Marin between 1834 and 1846] CAGenWeb Project)
  
=== Crime and Criminals ===
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==== Maps ====
  
=== Directories  ===
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/california/ Maps of California (1850-1925)]
  
=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ===
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[[Image:Camarin.png|center|200px|Camarin.png]]
  
==== Germans ====
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==== Migration ====
  
=== Gazetteers ===
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==== Military History and Records ====
  
=== Genealogy  ===
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===== Civil War =====
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*'''1883''' - [http://genealogytrails.com/cal/marin/pensioners1883.html Marin County – List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883] (Genealogy Trails)
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*'''1886''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/marin/military/civilwar/rosters/genmcdow310gmt.txt Gen. McDowell Post No. 90, G. A. R. 1886 Civil War - Rosters] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
=== History  ===
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===== World War II =====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/marin/military.html Index to Marin County World War II Army Enlistees] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*'''1946''' - [http://www.genealogytrails.com/cal/ww2honorlist6.html#Marin Marin County World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel] (Genealogy Trails)
  
=== Land and Property ===
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
=== Maps ===
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==== Newspapers ====
  
=== Migration  ===
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{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Marin}}
  
=== Military History and Records ===
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==== Obituaries ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/marin/obitindex.html Index to Marin County Obituaries] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/marin/obits.html Marin County Obituaries] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ca/marin/webbbs_config.pl Marin County, California Obituary and Death Notice Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. Obits and death notices from Various Funeral Homes in the San Rafael, Novato, Mill Valley, San Anselmo, Corte Madera, and Tiburon areas.
  
=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
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=== Newspapers ===
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==== Probate Records ====
  
=== Obituaries  ===
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{{CA Probate Intro|Marin}}
  
=== Periodicals  ===
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1782 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8639 California Wills and Probate Records 1782-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $ 
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*'''1833 – 1991''' {{RecordSearch|1999181|California Probate Estate Files 1833-1991}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
=== Probate Records ===
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===== Archives, Libraries and Museums =====
  
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===== County Courthouse =====
  
==== County Courthouse ====
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===== Family History Centers =====
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[San Rafael California Family History Center]]<br>
 
*[[San Rafael California Family History Center]]<br>
  
=== Societies  ===
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==== Societies  ====
  
Marin County Genealogical Society  
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*[http://blog.eogn.com/?s=Family+Search Marin County Genealogical Society]
  
=== Taxation  ===
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==== Taxation  ====
  
=== Vital Records  ===
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{{CA Tax Intro}}
  
==== Birth ====
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==== Vital Records ====
  
==== Marriage  ====
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-vital-records/ How to order California Vital Records]
  
==== Divorce  ====
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{{CA Vital Intro}}
  
==== Death ====
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===== Birth =====
  
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*'''1812 - 1988''' - {{RecordSearch|1674703|California Births and Christenings, 1812-1988}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1905 - 1995''' - {{RecordSearch|2001879|California Birth Index, 1905-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/marin/birthnot1.html#1874 Some Marin County Birth Notices, 1874-1954] (Genealogy Trails)
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1850 - 1945''' - {{RecordSearch|1674735|California Marriages, 1850-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1850 - 1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1804002|California, County Marriages, 1850-1952}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1854 - 1885''' - [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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*'''1960 - 1985''' - {{RecordSearch|1949339|California Marriage Index, 1960-1985}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/marin/marrnot1.html#1863 Some Marin County Marriage Notices, 1863-1951] (Genealogy Trails)
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===== Divorce  =====
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*'''1966 - 1984''' - {{RecordSearch|2015584|California Divorce Index, 1966-1984}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/marin/divindex.html Marin County Divorce Index] (Genealogy Trails)
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===== Death  =====
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*'''1905 - 1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1932433|California Death Index, 1905-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1940 - 1997''' - {{RecordSearch|2015582|California Death Index, 1940-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ca/marin/webbbs_config.pl Marin County, California Obituary and Death Notice Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. Obits and death notices from Various Funeral Homes in the San Rafael, Novato, Mill Valley, San Anselmo, Corte Madera, and Tiburon areas.
 
*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ca/marin/webbbs_config.pl Marin County, California Obituary and Death Notice Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. Obits and death notices from Various Funeral Homes in the San Rafael, Novato, Mill Valley, San Anselmo, Corte Madera, and Tiburon areas.
  
=== Voting Registers  ===
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=== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries  ===
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'''Marin County Genealogical Society'''<br> Marin Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints<br> (415) 479-2200<br> 220 North San Pedro Rd<br> San Rafael, CA 94903<br>[http://www.maringensoc.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Marin County Genealogical Society'''<br> P.O. Box 1511<br> Novato 94948<br><br>
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-society-archive/ List of California Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/marin-county/ Marin County, CA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/104090835347610280512 California Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/120538224699188/ California Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/marin/ Marin County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/marin/ Marin County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Marin/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Marin/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/marin/marin.html USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/marin/marin.html USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/marin/marin.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3Acalifornia%2C%20%2Bsubject%3Amarin FamilySearch Catalog]
*{{FHL|206668|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/marin/#.WSWtANIrI2z Marin County, California Genealogy Trails]
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/CA/Marin-County.htm Marin County CA Genealogy] (LDS Genealogy)
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*[http://www.csga.com/CAResearch/Research_county.php?CountyName=Marin&countycode=Marin Marin County Research, California State Genealogical Alliance]
  
== References  ==
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United States
California
Marin County

Guide to Marin County, California ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Marin County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Marin 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 San Rafael
Courthouse
CaliforniaMarinCourthouse.jpg
Address Marin County Courthouse
3501 Civic Center Dr
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone 415.499.6094 
Marin County Website


County Information

Marin County, California Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1863 1856 1863 1850 1848 1910

County Courthouse

County Recorder has birth and death records from 1863, marriage records from 1856, land records from 1852; County Clerk has divorce and court records from 1900 and probate records from 1880[2]

Historical Facts

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

Parent County

18 February 1850: Marin County was created as an original county. County seat: San Rafael [3]

Description

The county was named for "Marin", great chief of the tribe Licatiut". The county seat San Rafael and the county was created February 18, 1850. The County is located in the west central area of the state.[4]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating California county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation California County Boundary Maps" (1850-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Records Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Marin, California online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See California Cemeteries for more information

The following web site may have additional information on Marin County cemeteries.

Census

For tips on accessing Marin 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.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • San Rafael

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Marin 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

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Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War
World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Marin 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 - Marin - Probate records.

Online Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

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

See also How to order California 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
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

Marin County Genealogical Society
Marin Family History Center at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
(415) 479-2200
220 North San Pedro Rd
San Rafael, CA 94903
Website

Marin County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1511
Novato 94948

Websites

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 62-75. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marin County, California. Page 85 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Marin County," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marin_County,_California 05/04/2017.