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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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Guide to '''Yuba 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 = Yuba County  
 
| county = Yuba County  
 
| county_map = California Yuba Map.png
 
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| founded date = February 18
 
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| seat = Marysville  
 
| 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'''] }}  
 
| 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 Information  ===
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==== Yuba 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" | '''[[Yuba County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Yuba County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Yuba County, California Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Yuba County, California Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Yuba County, California Genealogy#Land_and_Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Yuba County, California Genealogy#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''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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'''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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==== Description ====
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The county was named from after the Yuba River. The county seat Marysville and the county was created February 18, 1850. The County is located in the north central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Yuba County," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuba_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]]  
*[[Nevada County, California|Nevada]]  
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*[[Nevada County, California Genealogy|Nevada]]  
*[[Placer County, California|Placer]]  
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*[[Placer County, California Genealogy|Placer]]  
*[[Plumas County, California|Plumas]]  
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*[[Plumas County, California Genealogy|Plumas]]  
*[[Sierra County, California|Sierra]]  
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*[[Sierra County, California Genealogy|Sierra]]  
*[[Sutter County, California|Sutter]]
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*[[Sutter County, California Genealogy|Sutter]]
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/yuba/bioindex.html Yuba County Biographies] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/bios.html Index to Yuba County Biographies] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/yuba/bios/YubaBio.htm Yuba County Biographies] (CAGenWeb Project)
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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{{CA Cemeteries Intro|Yuba }}
  
== Resources  ==
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Yuba, 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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=== Bible Records  ===
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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=240&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
  
=== Biography  ===
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/yuba/ California GenWeb]
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/cemeteries.html California Genweb Archives]
  
[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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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/california/yuba.html Tombstone Project]  
  
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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*[http://Californiagravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=58 California Gravestones]
  
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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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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=== Census  ===
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*{{FHL|551249|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Yuba+California&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=6&CScnty=240 Findagrave.com]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=California&county=Yuba&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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*[https://www.deathindexes.com/california/ California's Genealogy Guide for Finding Obituaries, Cemetery Burials and Death Records]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/california-genealogy Yuba  California Cemetery Records]
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The following web sites may have additional information on Yuba  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://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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==== Census  ====
  
 
{{Census|California}}  
 
{{Census|California}}  
  
=== Church History and Records  ===
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{{CA Church Intro}}
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==== Crime and Criminals ====
  
=== Crime and Criminals ===
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==== Directories ====
  
=== Directories ===
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
  
=== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ===
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===== Germans =====
  
==== Germans ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
=== Gazetteers ===
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==== Genealogy ====
  
=== Genealogy ===
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==== History ====
  
=== History ===
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{{CA History Intro}}
  
[http://www.yubaroots.com/history/hyc.htm History of Yuba County California], by Thompson and West (1879)  
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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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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/yuba/earlybar.html Early Members of the Bar, Yuba County] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/history.htm Yuba County History Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*'''1913''' - [http://libcom.org/history/1913-wheatland-hop-riot The Wheatland Hop Riot] (CAGenWeb Project)
  
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  ====
  
=== Land and Property  ===
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{{CA Land Intro}}
  
 
An [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/land/yuba.txt Index to Yuba County Federal Land Records] is available online.  
 
An [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/land/yuba.txt Index to Yuba County Federal Land Records] is available online.  
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*Yuba County Plat Books 1854-1898 (from the John Q Packard Library in Marysville)
 
*Yuba County Plat Books 1854-1898 (from the John Q Packard Library in Marysville)
  
=== Maps  ===
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==== Maps  ====
  
[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.  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/california/ Maps of California (1850-1925)]
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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. [[Image:Cayuba.png|center|200px|Cayuba.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]]''''' 1844 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California  
 
:*'''''[[California Trail]]''''' 1844 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California  
::*'''''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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::*'''''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 Genealogy|Nevada]].  
 
::*'''''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]
 
::*'''''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]
  
=== Military History and Records  ===
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*'''1895''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/photos/companyc1834gph.txt Company C, 8th CA National Guard Infantry 1895] (USGenWeb Archives)
  
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.
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===== Civil War  =====
  
=== Naturalization/Citizenship Records  ===
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[1st Battalion, California Native Cavalry (Union)|1st Battalion, California Native Cavalry (Union)]], Company A
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:- [[1st Regiment, California Cavalry (Union)|1st Regiment, California Cavalry (Union)]], Company D
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:- [[1st Regiment, California Infantry (Union)|1st Regiment, California Infantry (Union)]], Company I
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:- [[7th Regiment, California Infantry (Union)|7th Regiment, California Infantry (Union) ]], Company B
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:- [[8th Regiment, California Infantry (Union)|8th Regiment, California Infantry (Union)]], Company G
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:- [[8th Regiment, California Infantry (Union)|8th Regiment, California Infantry (Union)]], Company I
  
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].
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*'''1883''' - [http://genealogytrails.com/cal/yuba/1883pensioners.html Yuba County – List of Pensioners on the Roll, January 1, 1883] (Genealogy Trails)
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*'''1886''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/military/civilwar/rosters/corinthp301gmt.txt Civil War Veterans, Corinth Post No. 80, G. A. R. 1886] (USGenWeb Archives)
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===== World War I =====
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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.
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===== World War II =====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/yuba/ww2enlista_J.html Index of World War II Army Enlistment Records for Yuba County, California] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.genealogytrails.com/cal/ww2honorlist4.html#Yuba Yuba County World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces Personnel] (Genealogy Trails)
  
=== Newspapers ===
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==== Naturalization/Citizenship Records ====
  
===== Current  =====
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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.appeal-democrat.com/ Appeal-Democrat]
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==== Newspapers  ====
  
1530 Ellis Lake Drive
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{{CA Newspaper abstracts|Yuba}}
  
Marysville, CA 95901
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===== Current  =====
  
Telephone:&nbsp; 505-741-2345 or 800-831-2345  
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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
  
Hours:&nbsp; Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/yuba/obitindex.html Index to Yuba County Obituaries] (Genealogy Trails)
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/obits.html Index to Yuba County Obituaries] (USGenWeb Archives)
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*[http://www.cagenweb.com/yuba/obituaries.htm Yuba County Obituaries] (CAGenWeb Project)
  
=== Obituaries ===
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==== Periodicals ====
  
=== Periodicals ===
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==== Probate Records ====
  
=== Probate Records  ===
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{{CA Probate Intro|Yuba}}
  
 
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:  
 
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=321433&disp=Early+California+wills%2C+Placer%2C+Shas%20%20&columns=*,0,0 Early California Wills] from Placer,&nbsp;Shasta and Yuba counties
 
*[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
  
=== 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://home.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
  
==== Archives, Libraries and Museums  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
  
 
'''Forbestown Museum/Yuba-Feather Historical Association'''  
 
'''Forbestown Museum/Yuba-Feather Historical Association'''  
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[http://www.caohwy.com/f/forbestm.htm http://www.caohwy.com/f/forbestm.htm]  
 
[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<br>  
 
 
'''Mary Aaron Memorial Museum Association<br>'''704 D Street <br>Marysville, CA 95901 <br>(916) 743-1004&nbsp;&nbsp;<br>  
 
  
 
'''Yuba County Library Local History Room''' <br>303 2nd Street <br>Marysville, CA 95901<br>530-749-7386  
 
'''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/]  
 
[http://www.co.yuba.ca.us/departments/library/ http://www.co.yuba.ca.us/departments/library/]  
  
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===== County Courthouse  =====
 
 
==== County Courthouse  ====
 
  
 
'''Main Courthouse'''  
 
'''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>  
 
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  
 
'''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>  
 
Courtrooms: Department 6 <br>  
  
==== 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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*[[Loma Rica California Family History Center]]<br>
 
*[[Loma Rica California Family History Center]]<br>
  
=== Societies  ===
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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}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/california/ca-vital-records/ How to order California Vital Records]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/yubavitals.html Selected Yuba County Vital Records] (USGenWeb Archives)
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===== Birth  =====
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*'''1812 - 1988''' - {{RecordSearch|1674703|California Births and Christenings, 1812-1988}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1905 - 1995''' - {{RecordSearch|2001879|California Birth Index, 1905-1995}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/yuba/birthnotindex.html Early Yuba County Birth Notices by year] (Genealogy Trails)
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1850 - 1945''' - {{RecordSearch|1674735|California Marriages, 1850-1945}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1850 - 1952''' - {{RecordSearch|1804002|California, County Marriages, 1850-1952}} at [https://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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*'''1960 - 1985''' - {{RecordSearch|1949339|California Marriage Index, 1960-1985}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/yuba/marriagenotindex.html Early Yuba County Marriage Notices by year] (Genealogy Trails)
  
=== Taxation ===
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===== Divorce =====
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*'''1966 - 1984''' - {{RecordSearch|2015584|California Divorce Index, 1966-1984}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
=== Vital Records ===
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===== Death =====
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*'''1905 - 1939''' - {{RecordSearch|1932433|California Death Index, 1905-1939}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1940 - 1997''' - {{RecordSearch|2015582|California Death Index, 1940-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
==== Birth ====
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==== Voting Registers ====
  
==== Marriage  ====
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California county clerks were to keep voting registers every other year from 1866 and well into the 20th century. These large books, called Great Registers, listed the men who registered to vote in that county. Besides name and age, the record may show place of birth, address, occupation, naturalization date and sometimes even a physical description.<br>
  
For marriages from 1850-1872 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
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These records are at the [[California State Library]] (1866-1944), and microfilmed copies are available through [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Centers]] (1866-1910). Ancestry ($) has a searchable database of Yuba Great Registers from 1867-1896.<br>
  
==== Divorce  ====
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Several Yuba records from 1867 to 1894 are available on the RootsWeb site, by clicking [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cagha/registers/registers-index.htm here].
  
==== Death ====
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=== Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries ===
  
=== 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/yuba-county/ Yuba 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/yuba/ Yuba County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.cagenweb.com/yuba/ Yuba County CAGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Yuba/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/CA/Yuba/ Linkpendium]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/yuba.html USGenWeb Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/yuba.html USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ca/yuba/yuba.html USGenWeb Archives] backup site
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&query=%2Bsubject%3Acalifornia%2C%20%2Bsubject%3Ayuba FamilySearch Catalog]
*{{FHL|207053|subject-id|disp=FamilySearch Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/cal/yuba/ Yuba County, California Genealogy Trails]
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*[https://ldsgenealogy.com/CA/Yuba-County.htm Yuba County CA Genealogy] (LDS Genealogy]
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*[http://www.csga.com/CAResearch/Research_county.php?CountyName=Yuba&countycode=Yuba Yuba County Research, California State Genealogical Alliance]
  
== References  ==
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Latest revision as of 21:42, 10 June 2017

United States
California
Yuba County

Guide to Yuba County, California ancestry, family history, and 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
Map of the U.S. highlighting California
Location of California in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 18, 1850
County Seat Marysville
Courthouse
CaliforniaYubaCourthouse.jpg
Address Yuba County Courthouse
935 14th Street
Marysville, CA 95901
Phone: 530.721.6547
Yuba County Website


County Information

Yuba County, California Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1850 1850 1850 1850 1848 1850

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1865
Divorce, probate and court records from 1850
and  voting records from 1866[2]

 

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 [3]

Description

The county was named from after the Yuba River. The county seat Marysville and the county was created February 18, 1850. 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 Yuba, 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 Yuba County 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.

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

Migration

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

Military History and Records

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Yuba County, California Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Yuba County, California Genealogy:

- 1st Battalion, California Native Cavalry (Union), Company A
- 1st Regiment, California Cavalry (Union), Company D
- 1st Regiment, California Infantry (Union), Company I
- 7th Regiment, California Infantry (Union) , Company B
- 8th Regiment, California Infantry (Union), Company G
- 8th Regiment, California Infantry (Union), Company I
World War I
World War II

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:

Online Probate Records

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

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

California county clerks were to keep voting registers every other year from 1866 and well into the 20th century. These large books, called Great Registers, listed the men who registered to vote in that county. Besides name and age, the record may show place of birth, address, occupation, naturalization date and sometimes even a physical description.

These records are at the California State Library (1866-1944), and microfilmed copies are available through Family History Centers (1866-1910). Ancestry ($) has a searchable database of Yuba Great Registers from 1867-1896.

Several Yuba records from 1867 to 1894 are available on the RootsWeb site, by clicking here.

Genealogy Societies, Archives and Libraries

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), Yuba County, California. Page 88At 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, "Yuba County," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuba_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).