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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[California|California]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Yuba County''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Yuba 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 = Yuba County
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| county_map = California Yuba 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 = Marysville
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| building address = Yuba County Courthouse<br>935 14th Street<br>Marysville, CA 95901<br>Phone: 530.721.6547<br>[http://www.co.yuba.ca.us/ '''Yuba County Website'''] }}
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=== County Courthouse ===
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1865<br>Divorce, probate and court records from 1850<br>and&nbsp; voting records from 1866<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yuba 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|Yuba County, California}}
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1850--'''Yuba County was created&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Marysville&nbsp;
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'''18 February 1850;''' Yuba County was created as an original county. '''County seat: '''Marysville <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 ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Butte County, California|Butte]]
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*[[Nevada County, California|Nevada]]
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*[[Placer County, California|Placer]]
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*[[Plumas County, California|Plumas]]
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*[[Sierra County, California|Sierra]]
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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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[http://www.yubaroots.com/deaths/death-index.htm YubaRoots.com] has a database of cemetery listings for Yuba County and surrounding areas.
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The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed the book, [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=569963&disp=Yuba+County%2C+California+cemeteries%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Yuba County California Cemeteries] by Anita Heston DuVall (1985).&nbsp; The microfiche copy is available in Salt Lake City or in any of its affiliated [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Family History Centers].
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The [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/cemeteries.html Yuba County GenWeb] site also has a database of a few 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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[http://www.yubaroots.com/history/hyc.htm History of Yuba County California], by Thompson and West (1879)
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Other histories of the area are listed by [http://www.yubaroots.com/history/hist-index.htm YubaRoots.com]
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=== Land and Property  ===
  
==== Church  ====
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{{CA Land Intro}}
  
==== Court  ====
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An [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/land/yuba.txt Index to Yuba County Federal Land Records] is available online.
  
==== Land ====
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The following records of Yuba County land records have been microfilmed by the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=444340&subject_disp=California%2C+Yuba+%2D+Land+and+property&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library] in Salt Lake City, Utah and are available for viewing at the Library in Salt Lake or they can be ordered for viewing at any of the Library's [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Family History Centers]:
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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*Deeds 1866-1906 (from Yuba County Clerk/Recorder Office in Marysville)
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*Deeds 1850-1888 (also from the Clerks office in Marysville)
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*Yuba County Plat Books 1854-1898 (from the John Q Packard Library in Marysville)
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Maps  ===
  
==== Military  ====
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[http://www.yubaroots.com/maps/maps-index.htm YubaRoots.com] has a number of maps available (from Thompson and West's 1879 book) and also a map of 1861 and another of 1885.
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Migration ===
  
==== Probate  ====
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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>
  
==== Taxation  ====
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:*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1844 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
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::*'''''Henness Pass Road''''' 1850 branched off the Truckee Trail at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verdi,_Nevada Verdi, Nevada] headed for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camptonville,_California Camptonville] and steamboat service at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marysville,_California Marysville, California]. In 1860 it became a major route to the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comstock_Lode Comstock Lode silver mines] in [[Nevada|Nevada]].
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::*'''''Beckwourth Trail''''' 1850 left the Truckee Trail near present-day [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparks,_Nevada Sparks, Nevada] going to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oroville,_California Oroville] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marysville,_California Marysville, California]
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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=== Military History and Records  ===
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Raymond H Banks has abstracted records of the [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/military/yubadraft.txt Yuba County Civilian Draft Registration Cards] (1917-1918) and made them available online through the USGenweb of Yuba County.
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Naturalization/Citizenship Records ===
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed copies of [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=570385&subject_disp=California%2C+Yuba+%2D+Naturalization+and+citizenship&columns=*,0,0 naturalization papers] found in the Yuba County Clerk's Office, and these records are available for viewing either in Salt Lake City or they can be ordered at any of the Library's [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Family History Centers].
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=207053&subject_disp=California%2C+Yuba&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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=== Newspapers  ===
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{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Yuba}}
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===== Current  =====
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[http://www.appeal-democrat.com/ Appeal-Democrat] <br>1530 Ellis Lake Drive <br>Marysville, CA 95901 <br>Telephone: 505-741-2345 or 800-831-2345 <br>Hours: Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm
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=== Obituaries  ===
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=== Periodicals  ===
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=== Probate Records  ===
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{{CA Probate Intro|Yuba}}
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The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has made copies of probate records found in the Yuba County Clerk's Office in Marysville, California.&nbsp; These copies can be read at the Library in Salt Lake City or can be ordered at any of the Library's [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHC/frameset_fhc.asp Family History Centers].&nbsp; Copies of these records are also available at the [http://www.sos.ca.gov/archives/collections/county.htm California State Archives].&nbsp; The microfilm copies are as follows:
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=470044&disp=Probate+records%2C+1850%2D1920%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Probate records 1850-1920] (Superior and Probate Court records)
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=616628&disp=Wills%2C+1855%2D1919%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Wills 1855-1919] (Superior Court records)
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=141580&disp=Wills%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Wills 1855-1919 ](another copy)
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=321433&disp=Early+California+wills%2C+Placer%2C+Shas%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Early California Wills] from Placer,&nbsp;Shasta and Yuba counties
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=== Repositories  ===
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==== Archives, Libraries and Museums  ====
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'''Forbestown Museum/Yuba-Feather Historical Association'''
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P.O. Box 54<br>Brownsville, CA 95919 <br>(530) 589-0218
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[http://www.caohwy.com/f/forbestm.htm http://www.caohwy.com/f/forbestm.htm]
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'''Mary Aaron Memorial Museum Association<br>'''704 D Street <br>Marysville, CA 95901 <br>(916) 743-1004&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>
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'''Yuba County Library Local History Room''' <br>303 2nd Street <br>Marysville, CA 95901<br>530-749-7386
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[http://www.co.yuba.ca.us/departments/library/ http://www.co.yuba.ca.us/departments/library/]
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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'''Main Courthouse'''
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Address: 215 Fifth Street, Suite 200<br>Marysville, CA 95901 <br>Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm <br>Phone: (530) 749-7600 <br>Courtrooms: Department 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 <br>
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'''Richard A. Schoenig Annex <br>'''Address: 120 Fifth Street<br>Marysville, CA 95901 <br>Hours: Monday - Friday: <br>8:30am-12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:30pm <br>Phone: (530) 749-7685
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Courtrooms: Department 6 <br>
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Camptonville California Family History Center]]<br>
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*[[Loma Rica California Family History Center]]<br>
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=== 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}}
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==== Birth  ====
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==== Marriage  ====
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For marriages from 1850-1872 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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==== Death ====
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=== Voting Registers  ===
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/yuba/ Yuba County CAGenWeb]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Yuba/ Linkpendium]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/yuba.html USGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/yuba.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*{{FHL|207053|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Guide to Yuba County California genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Yuba County, California
Map
Map of California highlighting Yuba County
Location in the state of California
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Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 18, 1850
County Seat Marysville
Courthouse
Address Yuba County Courthouse
935 14th Street
Marysville, CA 95901
Phone: 530.721.6547
Yuba County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1865
Divorce, probate and court records from 1850
and  voting records from 1866[1]

 

Historical Facts

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

Parent County

18 February 1850; Yuba County was created as an original county. County seat: Marysville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

YubaRoots.com has a database of cemetery listings for Yuba County and surrounding areas.

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed the book, Yuba County California Cemeteries by Anita Heston DuVall (1985).  The microfiche copy is available in Salt Lake City or in any of its affiliated Family History Centers.

The Yuba County GenWeb site also has a database of a few cemeteries.

Census

For tips on accessing Yuba 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 Yuba 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.

History of Yuba County California, by Thompson and West (1879)

Other histories of the area are listed by YubaRoots.com

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.

An Index to Yuba County Federal Land Records is available online.

The following records of Yuba County land records have been microfilmed by the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah and are available for viewing at the Library in Salt Lake or they can be ordered for viewing at any of the Library's Family History Centers:

  • Deeds 1866-1906 (from Yuba County Clerk/Recorder Office in Marysville)
  • Deeds 1850-1888 (also from the Clerks office in Marysville)
  • Yuba County Plat Books 1854-1898 (from the John Q Packard Library in Marysville)

Maps

YubaRoots.com has a number of maps available (from Thompson and West's 1879 book) and also a map of 1861 and another of 1885.

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Yuba County, California Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:[3][4]

Military History and Records

Raymond H Banks has abstracted records of the Yuba County Civilian Draft Registration Cards (1917-1918) and made them available online through the USGenweb of Yuba County.

Naturalization/Citizenship Records

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has microfilmed copies of naturalization papers found in the Yuba County Clerk's Office, and these records are available for viewing either in Salt Lake City or they can be ordered at any of the Library's Family History Centers.

Newspapers

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

Current

Appeal-Democrat
1530 Ellis Lake Drive
Marysville, CA 95901
Telephone: 505-741-2345 or 800-831-2345
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm

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 - Yuba - Probate records.

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has made copies of probate records found in the Yuba County Clerk's Office in Marysville, California.  These copies can be read at the Library in Salt Lake City or can be ordered at any of the Library's Family History Centers.  Copies of these records are also available at the California State Archives.  The microfilm copies are as follows:

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Forbestown Museum/Yuba-Feather Historical Association

P.O. Box 54
Brownsville, CA 95919
(530) 589-0218

http://www.caohwy.com/f/forbestm.htm


Mary Aaron Memorial Museum Association
704 D Street
Marysville, CA 95901
(916) 743-1004  

Yuba County Library Local History Room
303 2nd Street
Marysville, CA 95901
530-749-7386

http://www.co.yuba.ca.us/departments/library/


County Courthouse

Main Courthouse

Address: 215 Fifth Street, Suite 200
Marysville, CA 95901
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Phone: (530) 749-7600
Courtrooms: Department 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7


Richard A. Schoenig Annex
Address: 120 Fifth Street
Marysville, CA 95901
Hours: Monday - Friday:
8:30am-12:00pm, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Phone: (530) 749-7685

Courtrooms: Department 6

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

For marriages from 1850-1872 see Western States Marriage Index.

Divorce

Death

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Yuba 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).
  3. 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).
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "California Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Trail (accessed 5 August 2012).