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Revision as of 17:52, 27 June 2013

United States go to Californiago to Marin County

Guide to Marin County California 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
Address Marin County Courthouse
3501 Civic Center Dr
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone 415.499.6094 
Marin County Website

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[1]

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 [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • San Rafael

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

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.

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

County Courthouse

Family History Centers

Societies

Marin County Genealogical Society

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), Marin 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).