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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[California|California]] > Yolo County''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Yolo County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Yolo County California genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Yolo County
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| county_map = California Yolo Map.png
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| state = California
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| founded year = 1850
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| founded date = February 18
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| seat = Woodland
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| building address = Yolo County Courthouse<br>625 Court Street<br>PO Box 1130 zip code 95776<br>Woodland, CA 95695<br>Phone: 530.666.8130<br>[http://www.yolocounty.org/ '''Yolo County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse ===
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County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records<br>divorce, probate and court records from 1850<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yolo County, California. Page 88{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Yolo County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''Yolo County was created 18 February 1850&nbsp;as an&nbsp;original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Woodland <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:''' Yolo County was created as an original county. '''County seat:''' Woodland <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
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Brooks | Capay | Clarksburg | Davis | Dunnigan | El Macero | Esparto | Green | Guinda | West Sacramento | Winters | Woodland | Yolo |
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
*[[Colusa_County,_California|Colusa]]
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*[[Colusa County, California|Colusa]]  
*[[Lake_County,_California|Lake]]
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*[[Lake County, California|Lake]]  
*[[Napa_County,_California|Napa]]
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*[[Napa County, California|Napa]]  
*[[Sacramento_County,_California|Sacramento]]
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*[[Sacramento County, California|Sacramento]]  
*[[Solano_County,_California|Solano]]
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*[[Solano County, California|Solano]]  
*[[Sutter_County,_California|Sutter]]
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*[[Sutter County, California|Sutter]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Bible Records  ===
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=== Biography  ===
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=== Cemeteries ===
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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}}
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=== Court Records  ===
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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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=== Genealogy  ===
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=== History  ===
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{{CA History Intro}}
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=== Land and Property  ===
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{{CA Land Intro}}
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=== Maps  ===
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=== Migration  ===
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=== Military History and Records  ===
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=== Newspapers ===
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{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Yolo}}
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=== Obituaries  ===
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=== Periodicals  ===
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=== Probate Records ===
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{{CA Probate Intro|Yolo}}
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=== Repositories  ===
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==== Archives, Libraries and Museums  ====
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
==== Church  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Woodland California Family History Center]]
  
==== Court ====
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==== Land  ====
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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}}
  
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==== Birth ====
  
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==== Taxation  ====
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*For marriages from 1850-1880 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Divorce ====
  
For marriages from 1850-1880 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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==== Death  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ca/yolo/webbbs_config.pl Yolo County, California Obituary and Death Notice Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. Obits and death notices from Various Funeral Homes in the Davis, Woodland, West Sacramento, Winter, Dunnigan, Zamora, and Clarksburg areas.
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Voting Registers ===
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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== Websites  ==
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207047&subject_disp=California%2C+Yolo&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/yolo/ Yolo County CAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Yolo/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yolo/yolo.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yolo/yolo.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*{{FHL|207047|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Guide to Yolo County California genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Yolo County, California
Map
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Location in the state of California
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Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 18, 1850
County Seat Woodland
Courthouse
Address Yolo County Courthouse
625 Court Street
PO Box 1130 zip code 95776
Woodland, CA 95695
Phone: 530.666.8130
Yolo County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records
divorce, probate and court records from 1850[1]

Historical Facts

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

Parent County

18 February 1850: Yolo County was created as an original county. County seat: Woodland [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Brooks | Capay | Clarksburg | Davis | Dunnigan | El Macero | Esparto | Green | Guinda | West Sacramento | Winters | Woodland | Yolo |

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Yolo 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 Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Yolo 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

Migration

Military History and Records

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Yolo 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 - Yolo - 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

Marriage

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yolo County, California. Page 88At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).