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''[[United States|United States]] > [[California|California]] > Mariposa County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]][[California|California]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Mariposa_County,_California|Mariposa County]]''
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Guide to '''Mariposa County California genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Mariposa County
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| state = California
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| seat = Maripose
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| building address = Mariposa County Courthouse<br> <br>5100 Bullion St<br>PO Box 35 <br>Maripose, CA 95338 <br>Phone:. 209.966.5719<br>[http://www.mariposacounty.org/index.aspx?nid=110 '''Mariposa County Website'''] }}
  
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
=== Quick Facts  ===
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&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records<br>County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and burial records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mariposa 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  ==
  
 
{{Wikipedia|Mariposa County, California}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Mariposa County, California}}  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''18 February 1850:''' Mariposa was created as an original county. '''County seat: '''Mariposa <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:''' Mariposa was created as an original county. '''County seat: '''Mariposa<ref name="HBG" />  
  
 
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[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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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Archives and Libraries ===
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=== Bible Records  ===
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=== Biography ===
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
  
=== Church History and Records ===
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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}}
  
 
=== Court  ===
 
=== Court  ===
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=== Crime and Criminals  ===
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=== Directories  ===
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=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ===
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==== Germans  ====
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=== Gazetteers  ===
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=== History  ===
 
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{{CA History Intro}}
  
 
=== Land and Property  ===
 
=== Land and Property  ===
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{{CA Land Intro}}
  
 
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=== Migration  ===
  
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
 
=== Military History and Records  ===
  
=== Newspapers ===
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship ===
  
=== Probate  ===
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=== Taxation ===
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{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Mariposa}}
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=== Probate ===
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{{CA Probate Intro|Mariposa}}
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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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*[[Mariposa California Family History Center]]<br>
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=== Societies  ===
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==== Birth  ====
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[http://www.mariposaresearch.net/DISVIT16.html Notices of vital events] (births, marriages, and deaths), 1919-1921, abstracted from the Mariposa Gazette by William Disbro.
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==== Marriage  ====
  
 
[http://www.mariposaresearch.net/DISVIT16.html Notices of vital events] (births, marriages, and deaths), 1919-1921, abstracted from the Mariposa Gazette by William Disbro.  
 
[http://www.mariposaresearch.net/DISVIT16.html Notices of vital events] (births, marriages, and deaths), 1919-1921, abstracted from the Mariposa Gazette by William Disbro.  
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
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[http://www.mariposaresearch.net/DISVIT16.html Notices of vital events] (births, marriages, and deaths), 1919-1921, abstracted from the Mariposa Gazette by William Disbro.
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Voting Registers  ===
*[[Mariposa California Family History Center]]
 
**Mariposa, California
 
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/mariposa/ Mariposa County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/mariposa/ Mariposa County CAGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.familytree101.com/california/mariposa-county.html Mariposa County, CA History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] (Familytree101)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Mariposa/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Mariposa/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/mariposa/mariposa.html USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/mariposa/mariposa.html USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/mariposa/mariposa.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/mariposa/mariposa.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site  
 
*{{FHL|206671|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|206671|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  

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

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Mariposa County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Mariposa County
Location in the state of California
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded information needed
County Seat Maripose
Courthouse
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Address Mariposa County Courthouse

5100 Bullion St
PO Box 35
Maripose, CA 95338
Phone:. 209.966.5719
Mariposa County Website


County Courthouse

 

County Clerk has divorce, probate and court records
County Recorder has birth, marriage, death and burial records[1]

Historical Facts

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

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

"Rotating Formation California County Boundary Maps" (1850-1925) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Mariposa 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

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Mariposa 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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

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 - Mariposa - Probate records.

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

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

Notices of vital events (births, marriages, and deaths), 1919-1921, abstracted from the Mariposa Gazette by William Disbro.

Marriage

Notices of vital events (births, marriages, and deaths), 1919-1921, abstracted from the Mariposa Gazette by William Disbro.

Divorce

Death

Notices of vital events (births, marriages, and deaths), 1919-1921, abstracted from the Mariposa Gazette by William Disbro.

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mariposa County, California. Page 85 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.