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''[[United States|United States ]] >  [[United States Census|U.S. Census ]] >  [[California|California]]  >  [[California Census|Census]]''
 
  
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| valign="middle" | <center><font size="+1">'''Tips'''</font></center>
 
*If at first you don't find a name, try again under [[Spelling Substitution Tables for the United States and Canada|another spelling]].
 
*[[Copying Sources|Photocopy]] each ancestor's census. Identify where you found it.
 
*Look for an ancestor in '''''every''''' census during her or his lifetime.
 
*On the [[Adding a Custom Event to a PAF Family Group Record|family group record]] show&nbsp;each person's census listings.
 
*Study&nbsp;others in the same household, neighbors, and anyone with the similar names nearby on the census in [[Research a Family in Community Context|community context]].
 
 
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*For a list of the exact date of each federal census, [[California Censuses Existing and Lost|click here]].
 
 
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=== Online California indexes and images  ===
 
 
{{Census Online California}}
 
 
=== Federal population schedules  ===
 
 
==== Microfilm images  ====
 
 
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==== Indexes: fiche, film, or book  ====
 
 
For a list of microform and book indexes for the population schedules of California, [[California Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|click here]]
 
 
=== Federal non-population schedules  ===
 
 
==== Online indexes and images  ====
 
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ff9900" colspan="11" | <font size="+1">'''Online Federal Non-Population Schedules for California'''</font>
 
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==== Microfilm images  ====
 
 
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==== Indexes: fiche, film, or book  ====
 
 
For a list of microform and book indexes for the non-population schedules of California, [[California Non-Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|click here]].
 
 
=== State, territorial, and colonial censuses  ===
 
 
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|+ '''California'''
 
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| '''1852''' State<ref name="Lain" />
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1844''' Los Angeles<ref>Ann S. Lainhart, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26517040 State Census Records]'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992)[FHL book 973 X2Lai], 21-26, citing the ''Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, 42 (1960).</ref>
 
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| '''1837''' Santa Barbara<ref name="Nort" />
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1836''' Los Angeles<ref>Ann S. Lainhart, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26517040 State Census Records]'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992)[FHL book 973 X2Lai], 21-26, citing the ''Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, 18 (1936).</ref>, Monterey<ref name="Cath">Catholic Church, Monterey (California), "Extracts of Monterey municipal censuses, 1804-1836" Microfilm of photocopy of original typescript. (Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 197-.)[FHL Film 944282 Item 12].</ref>
 
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| '''1834''' Santa Barbara<ref>Ancestry.com, "California Census, 1790-1890" at http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3535 (accessed 4 January 2010).</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1816''' Los Angeles<ref>Ann S. Lainhart, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26517040 State Census Records]'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992)[FHL book 973 X2Lai], 21-26, citing the ''Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, 43 (1961).</ref>
 
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| '''1808 '''Monterey<ref name="Cath" />
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1804''' Monterey<ref name="Cath" />
 
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| '''1798''' San Antonio, and Soledad<ref name="Lain">Ann S. Lainhart, ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26517040 State Census Records]'' (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992)[FHL book 973 X2Lai], 21-26.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1797-1798''' San Luis Obispo<ref name="Lain" />
 
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| '''1796''' San Carlos<ref name="Lain" />
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''1790''' Los Angeles, Monterey, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Barbara<ref name="Nort">Mrs. Joseph M. Northrop, ''California Collection'' (Typescript, Los Angeles, Calif.: Northrop, 1958)[FHL Book 979.4 D4n; Film 1421704 item 12].</ref><ref>"1790 Padron (census) of California" (Typescript [photocopy], copied from Las Familias de California section in ''Southern California Historical Society Quarterly''.)[FHL Book 979.4 A1 no. 67; Film 1036747 Item 6].</ref>
 
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| '''1788''' Los Angeles, Monterey, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Santa Barbara, and Villa Branciforte<ref name="Lain" />
 
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*The California State Library and the Family History Library have copies of a state census of '''1852''' (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=189335&disp=California+state+census%2C+1852%20%20&columns=*,0,0 films 909229-34]). This census gives information on the entire household, including an individual's state or country of birth and last residence.
 
 
*Pre-statehood lists (called padrons) of Spanish, Mexican, and Indian residents have been published in The Quarterly (Historical Society of Southern California), Volumes 15, 18, 41-43, 54 (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlehitlist&columns=*%2C0%2C0&callno=979.4+B2s book 979.4 B2s]). Especially helpful are the Los Angeles censuses of '''1790, 1836, and 1844'''. The original records are scattered among various archives. The Family History Library has copies on microfilm.
 
 
=== Existing and lost censuses  ===
 
 
For a list of available and missing California censuses, [[California Censuses Existing and Lost|click here]]. <br>
 
 
=== Why use a census?  ===
 
 
A well-indexed census is one of the easiest ways to locate where an ancestor's family lived and when they lived there. You can also use censuses to follow the changes in a family over time, and identify neighbors. These and other clues provided by censuses are important because they help find additional kinds of records about the family.
 
 
=== More about censuses  ===
 
 
[[United States Census|Click here]] for additional details about how to use censuses, such as:
 
 
:*[[United States Census Searching|index searching tips]]
 
:*[[United States Census Analyzing Census Data|analyzing and using what you find]]
 
:*[[United States Census Accuracy|census accuracy]]
 
:*[[United States Census Historical Background|historical background]]
 
:*[[United States Census#Contents_of_Federal_Censuses|contents of various census years and types]]
 
 
=== Sources and footnotes  ===
 
 
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