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Guide to '''Tehama 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 = Tehama County  
 
| county = Tehama County  
 
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| founded date = April 9
 
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| seat = Red Bluff  
 
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| building address = Tehama County Courthouse<br>633 Washington Street<br>Red Bluff, CA 96080<br>Phone: 530.527.3350<br>[http://www.co.tehama.ca.us/  '''Tehama County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Tehama County Courthouse<br>633 Washington Street<br>Red Bluff, CA 96080<br>Phone: 530.527.3350<br>[http://www.co.tehama.ca.us/  '''Tehama County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Information  ===
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==== Tehama 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" | '''[[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Land_and_Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Tehama County, California Genealogy#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1889
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1889
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1850
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1856
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
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==== Parent Counties  ====
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
  
'''9 April 1856:''' Tehama County was created from [[Butte County, California|Butte]], [[Colusa County, California|Colusa]] and [[Shasta County, California|Shasta]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Red Bluff <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''9 April 1856:''' Tehama County was created from [[Butte County, California Genealogy|Butte]], [[Colusa County, California Genealogy|Colusa]] and [[Shasta County, California Genealogy|Shasta]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Red Bluff <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 the City of Tehama. The county seat Red Bluff and the county was created 1856. The County is located in the north central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Tehama County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tehama_County,_California 05/09/2017.</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.
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Records Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Places/Localities  ===
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Butte County, California|Butte]]  
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*[[Butte County, California Genealogy|Butte]]  
*[[Glenn County, California|Glenn]]  
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*[[Glenn County, California Genealogy|Glenn]]  
*[[Mendocino County, California|Mendocino]]  
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*[[Mendocino County, California Genealogy|Mendocino]]  
*[[Plumas County, California|Plumas]]  
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*[[Plumas County, California Genealogy|Plumas]]  
*[[Shasta County, California|Shasta]]  
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*[[Shasta County, California Genealogy|Shasta]]  
*[[Trinity County, California|Trinity]]
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*[[Trinity County, California Genealogy|Trinity]]
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/tehama/bioindex.html Index to Tehama County Biographies] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/bios.html Index to Tehama County Biographies] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/tehama/bios.htm Tehema County Transcribed Biographies] (CAGenWeb Project)
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{CA Cemeteries Intro|Tehama }}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Tehama, 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=234&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/tehama/cemeteries.htm California GenWeb]
  
== Resources  ==
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/cemeteries.html California Genweb Archives]
  
=== Bible Records  ===
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/california/tehama.html Tombstone Project]
  
=== Biography  ===
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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*{{FHL|449207|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
  
Red Bluff Cemetery District<br>735 Cemetery Lane, Red Bluff, California<br>(530) 527-4417
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Tehama+California&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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Tehama Cemetery<br>7772 Woodlawn Ave.<br>Gerber, California
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=6&CScnty=234 Findagrave.com]
  
Corning Cemetery District<br>4470 Oren Ave.<br>Corning, California  
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=California&county=Tehama&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
  
Orland Cemetery<br>3900 County Road P. <br>Orland, California<br>(530) 865-3880
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*[https://www.deathindexes.com/california/ California's Genealogy Guide for Finding Obituaries, Cemetery Burials and Death Records]
  
=== Church History and Records  ===
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/california-genealogy Tehama  California Cemetery Records]
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The following web sites may have additional information on Tehama  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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*1850 - 1960 - {{RecordSearch|1985807|California Cemetery Transcriptions, 1850-1960}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|California}}
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==== Church History and Records  ====
  
 
{{CA Church Intro}}  
 
{{CA Church Intro}}  
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
Corning
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Corning  
  
=== Census ===
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==== Court Records ====
  
{{Census|California}}
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==== Crime and Criminals  ====
  
=== Court Records ===
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====Directories ====
  
=== Crime and Criminals ===
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
=== Directories ===
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===== Germans =====
  
=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ===
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Germans ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
=== Gazetteers ===
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==== History ====
  
=== Genealogy  ===
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{{CA History Intro}}
  
=== History ===
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==== Land and Property ====
  
{{CA History Intro}}
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{{CA Land Intro}}  
  
=== Land and Property ===
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==== Maps ====
  
{{CA Land Intro}}
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/california/ Maps of California (1850-1925)]
  
=== Maps  ===
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[[Image:Catemaha.png|center|200px|Catemaha.png]]
  
=== Migration  ===
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for emigrant settlers included:<ref>National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 5 August 2011).</ref><ref>Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).</ref>  
 
Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for emigrant settlers included:<ref>National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in ''California National Historic Trail'' at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 5 August 2011).</ref><ref>Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).</ref>  
  
 
:*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California  
 
:*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California  
:*The '''''Lassen Cutoff''''' 1848 was established by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Gold_Rush gold rushers] from [[Oregon|Oregon]] going to [[California|California]]. It branched off the [[Applegate Trail]] at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davis_Creek,_California Davis Creek], went through [http://www.fs.fed.us/rangelands/ecology/wildhorseburro/territories/DevilsGardenPlateau.shtml Devil's Garden] to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit_River Pit River] passing east of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mt._Lassen Mt. Lassen], and turning west to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rancho_Bosquejo Lassen Rancho, California], and from there to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento]. In some years as much as 1/3 of emigrants mistakenly took the Applegate Trail-Lassen Cutoff, a much longer and more difficult trail than the Truckee or Carson routes.  
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:*The '''''Lassen Cutoff''''' 1848 was established by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Gold_Rush gold rushers] from [[Oregon, United States Genealogy|Oregon]] going to [[California, United States Genealogy|California]]. It branched off the [[Applegate Trail]] at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Davis_Creek,_California Davis Creek], went through [http://www.fs.fed.us/rangelands/ecology/wildhorseburro/territories/DevilsGardenPlateau.shtml Devil's Garden] to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit_River Pit River] passing east of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mt._Lassen Mt. Lassen], and turning west to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rancho_Bosquejo Lassen Rancho, California], and from there to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacramento,_California Sacramento]. In some years as much as 1/3 of emigrants mistakenly took the Applegate Trail-Lassen Cutoff, a much longer and more difficult trail than the Truckee or Carson routes.  
 
:*'''''Nobles Road''''' 1851 from the [[Applegate Trail]] at Rabbithole Springs in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Shasta,_California Shasta City, California]
 
:*'''''Nobles Road''''' 1851 from the [[Applegate Trail]] at Rabbithole Springs in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Shasta,_California Shasta City, California]
  
=== Military History and Records  ===
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*'''1883''' - [http://genealogytrails.com/cal/tehama/1883pensioners.html Tehama County – List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883] (Genealogy Trails)
  
=== Naturalization and Citizenship  ===
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*'''1886''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/military/civilwar/rosters/jkmansfi296gmt.txt Roster of Civil War Veterans, J. K. Mansfield Post No. 75, G. A. R. 1886] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
=== Newspapers ===
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===== World War II =====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/military.html Index to Tehama County World War II Army Enlistees] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.genealogytrails.com/cal/ww2honorlist3.html#Tehama Tehama County, World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel] (Genealogy Trails)
  
{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Tehama}}
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
=== Obituaries ===
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==== Newspapers ====
  
=== Periodicals  ===
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{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Tehama}}
  
=== Probate Records ===
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/tehama/obitindex.html Tehama County Obituary Index] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/obits.html Index to Tehama County Obituaries] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/tehama/obits.htm Obituaries and Death Notices - Index of surnames] (CAGenWeb Project)
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==== Probate Records ====
  
 
{{CA Probate Intro|Tehama}}
 
{{CA Probate Intro|Tehama}}
  
=== Repositories  ===
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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://search.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
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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]]  
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*[[Red Bluff California Family History Center]]<br>
 
*[[Red Bluff California Family History Center]]<br>
  
=== Societies  ===
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==== Taxation  ====
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{{CA Tax Intro}}
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==== Vital Records  ====
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{{CA Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-vital-records/ How to order California Vital Records]
  
=== Taxation ===
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===== Birth  =====
  
{{CA Tax Intro}}
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*'''1812 - 1988''' - {{RecordSearch|1674703|California Births and Christenings, 1812-1988}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1905 - 1995''' - {{RecordSearch|2001879|California Birth Index, 1905-1995}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/tehama/births.htm Early Tehama County Birth Notices] (CAGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/tehama/birthnotindex.html Early Tehama County Birth Notices by year] (Genealogy Trails)
  
=== Vital Records ===
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1850 - 1945''' - {{RecordSearch|1674735|California Marriages, 1850-1945}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1850 - 1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1804002|California, County Marriages, 1850-1952}} at [https://www.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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*'''1854 - 1860''' - [http://genealogytrails.com/cal/tehama/marr1854_1860.html Tehama County Marriage Index, 1854-1860] (CAGenWeb Project)
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*'''1960 - 1985''' - {{RecordSearch|1949339|California Marriage Index, 1960-1985}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/tehama/marriage.htm Early Tehama County Marriage Notices] (CAGenWeb Project)
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/tehama/marrnotindex.html Early Tehama County Marriage Notices] (Genealogy Trails)
  
{{CA Vital Intro}}
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===== Divorce  =====
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*'''1966 - 1984''' - {{RecordSearch|2015584|California Divorce Index, 1966-1984}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
==== Birth ====
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===== Death =====
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*'''1905 - 1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1932433|California Death Index, 1905-1939}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1940 - 1997''' - {{RecordSearch|2015582|California Death Index, 1940-1997}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/tehama/obits.htm Tehama County Obituaries and Death Notices - Index of surnames] (CAGenWeb Project)
  
==== Marriage ====
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==== Voting Registers ====
  
==== Divorce ====
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=== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries ===
  
==== Death ====
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'''Tehama County Genealogical and Historical Society'''<br> P. 0. Box 415<br> Red Bluff, CA 96080<br>[http://www.tcghsoc.org/ Website]<br>
  
=== Voting Registers  ===
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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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=== Websites  ===
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/tehama-county/ Tehama 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/tehama/ Tehama County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/tehama/ Tehama County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Tehama/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Tehama/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/tehama.html USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/tehama.html USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/tehama/tehama.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3Acalifornia%2C%20%2Bsubject%3Atehama FamilySearch Catalog]
*{{FHL|207007|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/tehama/ Tehama County, California Genealogy Trails]  
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*[https://ldsgenealogy.com/CA/Tehama-County.htm Tehama County CA Genealogy] (LDS Genealogy)
  
== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
 
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Latest revision as of 03:41, 20 October 2017

United States
California
Tehama County

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

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Tehama County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Tehama County
Location in the state of California
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 9, 1856
County Seat Red Bluff
Courthouse
CaliforniaTehamaCourthouse.jpg
Address Tehama County Courthouse
633 Washington Street
Red Bluff, CA 96080
Phone: 530.527.3350
Tehama County Website


County Information

Tehama County, California Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1889 1856 1889 1850 1856 1856

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1889
marriage records from 1856 and military records from 1944[2]

Historical Facts

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

Parent Counties

9 April 1856: Tehama County was created from Butte, Colusa and Shasta Counties.
County seat: Red Bluff [3]

Description

The county was named for the City of Tehama. The county seat Red Bluff and the county was created 1856. The County is located in the north 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 Tehama, 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 sites may have additional information on Tehama County cemeteries.

Census

For tips on accessing Tehama 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

Corning

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Tehama 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

Catemaha.png

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Tehama County, California Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:[5][6]

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 Tehama 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 - Tehama - 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

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. See also How to order California Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

Tehama County Genealogical and Historical Society
P. 0. Box 415
Red Bluff, CA 96080
Website

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), Tehama County, California. Page 87At 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, "Tehama County," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tehama_County,_California 05/09/2017.
  5. National Park Service, "California Trail" (map) in California National Historic Trail at http://www.nps.gov/cali/planyourvisit/upload/CALImap1-web.pdf (accessed 5 August 2011).
  6. Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).