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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[California|California]] > Ventura County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Ventura County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== County Courthouse  ===
  
== History ==
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=== Quick Facts ===
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1872--'''Ventura County was created 22 March 1872&nbsp;from [[Santa Barbara County, California|Santa Barbara]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:&nbsp;''' Ventura <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''22 March 1872:''' Ventura County was created from [[Santa Barbara County, California|Santa Barbara]] County. '''County seat:''' Ventura <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Archives and Libraries ===
  
[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/Cemetery.html [List of Ventura County cemeteries with transcriptions of a few cemeteries]]
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
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[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/Cemetery.html [List of Ventura County cemeteries with transcriptions of a few cemeteries]
  
==== Church ====
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=== Census ===
  
[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/VtaCongChBapt.html Ventura Congregational Church&nbsp;Baptisms to 1900, Ventura]  
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*[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/Census.html Ventura County censuses from 1850-1900]
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==== Church History and Records  ====
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*[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/VtaCongChBapt.html Ventura Congregational Church Baptisms to 1900, Ventura]
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Ventura
 
*Ventura
  
==== Court  ====
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=== Court Records ===
  
 
[http://venturacogensoc.org/Court.html Guardianship record index,1873-1993]  
 
[http://venturacogensoc.org/Court.html Guardianship record index,1873-1993]  
  
==== Land ====
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=== Directories ===
  
[http://venturacogensoc.org.SpanGrants.htm Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in Ventura County]  
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*[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/Misc.html Miscellaneous County Directories]
  
[http://venturacogensoc.org/Land.html Index to Ventura County Deeds, 1873-1917]
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=== History  ===
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/StFrDam.html Victims of the St. Francis Dam Disaster, 1928]
  
[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/Census.html Ventura County censuses from 1850-1900]
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/StFrDam.html Victims of the St. Francis Dam Disaster, 1928]  
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[http://venturacogensoc.org.SpanGrants.htm Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in Ventura County]  
  
[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/Misc.html Miscellaneous County Directories]  
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[http://venturacogensoc.org/Land.html Index to Ventura County Deeds, 1873-1917]  
  
[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/immigration.html Local Naturalization Records, 1873-1911]
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=== Maps  ===
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Military History and Records ===
  
==== Military ====
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*[http://venturacogensoc.org/Military.html Military Records]
  
[http://venturacogensoc.org/Military.html Military Records]
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=== Naturalization and Citizenship  ===
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/immigration.html Local Naturalization Records, 1873-1911]
  
==== Probate ====
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=== Newspapers ===
  
[http://venturacogensoc.org/Probate.html Probate Record Index, 1873-1993]
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=== Probate Records  ===
  
==== Taxation  ====
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*[http://venturacogensoc.org/Probate.html Probate Record Index, 1873-1993]
  
==== Vital Records&nbsp; ====
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=== Taxation ===
  
The County Recorder&nbsp;maintains records from 1873. Prior to that the Santa Barbara Recorder has the records. Ventura County Recorder fees: $14 to search and/or copy birth and death records, $12 to search and/or copy marriage records.
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=== Vital Records  ===
  
[http://recorder.countyofventura/recorder.html Ventura County Recorder].  
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The County Recorder maintains records from 1873. Prior to that the Santa Barbara Recorder has the records. Ventura County Recorder fees: $14 to search and/or copy birth and death records, $12 to search and/or copy marriage records.  
  
[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/Death.html Ventura County Death Records Index, 1872-1908; Coroner's Inquest Records, 1873-1941]  
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*[http://recorder.countyofventura/recorder.html Ventura County Recorder].
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/Death.html Ventura County Death Records Index, 1872-1908; Coroner's Inquest Records, 1873-1941]
  
[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/ Ventura County Genealogical Society]
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cacvgs/ Conejo Valley Genealogical Society]  
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*[http://www.venturacogensoc.org/ Ventura County Genealogical Society]
  
[http://www.venturamuseum.org/ Ventura County Museum of History and Art] The museum is currently closed for renovatin, though a temporary exhibit space and gift shop are open on California St. The Librarian is available to answer question by phone. Once the museum is reopened the Library is an excellent research resource.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cacvgs/ Conejo Valley Genealogical Society]
  
[http://www.jgscv.org/ Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County]  
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*[http://www.venturamuseum.org/ Ventura County Museum of History and Art] The museum is currently closed for renovation, though a temporary exhibit space and gift shop are open on California St. The Librarian is available to answer question by phone. Once the museum is reopened the Library is an excellent research resource.
  
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*[http://www.jgscv.org/ Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/ventura/ Ventura County CAGenWeb]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207036&subject_disp=California%2C+Ventura&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Ventura/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/ventura/ventura.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ca/ventura/ventura.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207036 FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />
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{{reflist}}
  
 
[[Category:Ventura_County,_California]]
 
[[Category:Ventura_County,_California]]

Revision as of 07:02, 12 August 2010

United States Gotoarrow.png California Gotoarrow.png Ventura County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

22 March 1872: Ventura County was created from Santa Barbara County. County seat: Ventura [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Fillmore,Hueneme, Moorpark, Nyeland Acres, Newbury Park, Oak View, Ojai, Oxnard,Piru, Santa Paula, Simi, Somis, Thousand Oaks, Ventura

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Archives and Libraries

Cemeteries

[List of Ventura County cemeteries with transcriptions of a few cemeteries

Census

Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Ventura

Court Records

Guardianship record index,1873-1993

Directories

History

Land and Property

Spanish and Mexican Land Grants in Ventura County

Index to Ventura County Deeds, 1873-1917

Maps

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Probate Records

Taxation

Vital Records

The County Recorder maintains records from 1873. Prior to that the Santa Barbara Recorder has the records. Ventura County Recorder fees: $14 to search and/or copy birth and death records, $12 to search and/or copy marriage records.

Societies, Libraries and Museums

  • Ventura County Museum of History and Art The museum is currently closed for renovation, though a temporary exhibit space and gift shop are open on California St. The Librarian is available to answer question by phone. Once the museum is reopened the Library is an excellent research resource.

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).