California Links

Explore these free and subscription ($ = Ancestry) databases for California:

California, birth place, age, residence, etc., of the officers of state, Supreme Court, and members of the Legislature of California    $

California, African American Who’s Who, 1948     $

California Airplane Passenger Lists from Honolulu, Hawaii, 1947-1948

California, Alameda County, The centennial year book of Alameda County, California : containing a summary of the discovery and settlement of California     $

California, Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, Prisoner Index, 1934-1963    $

California, Alien Land Ownership Records, 1921-1952    $

California, A Memorial and biographical history of the coast counties of central California    $

California, An Illustrated History of southern California     $

California, An Old California pioneer    $

California, Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists, 1882-1959    $

California, Berkeley Public Library Obituary Index, 1916-1996    $

California, Biographical Collection:  Responses to Vital Record Inquiries, 1822-1964    $

California, Biographical Index Cards, 1781-1990    $

California, Birth Index, 1905-1995

California, Births and Christenings, 1812-1988

California, Birth Records from Select Counties, 1872-1987    $

California, Calisphere digital collections of the University of California 10 campuses

California, Cemetery Transcriptions, 1850-1960

California, Census Roll of Indians, 1928-1933, Index    $

California, Chinese Arrival Case File Index, 1884-1940   $

California, Chinese Partnerships and Departures from San Francisco, 1893-1943

California Church Records, 1864-1985

California, City Directories    $

California, Civil War – Records of California men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867    $

California, Collections of the California Genealogical Society, 1700-1942

California, Contra Costa, History of Contra Costa County, California    $

California, County Birth and Death Records, 1849-1994

California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849-1980   $

California, County Marriages, 1850-1952

California County Naturalizations

California, Customs Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at San Francisco, 1903-1918

California, Death Index, 1905-1939

California, Death Index, 1940-1997

California, Death and Burial Records from Select Counties, 1873-1987

California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000

California, Desert Hot Springs Sentinel    $

California, Divorce Index, 1966-1984

California, Early California Wills

California, Eureka, Humboldt Standard   $

California, Eureka Times Standard    $

California, Federal Naturalization Records, 1843-1999   $

California, Fremont, The Argus    $

California, Fresno, History of Fresno County, California    $

California, Fresno and Napa Counties, Obituaries, 1974-1997

California, Genealogical Resources at the California State Archives

California, Geographical and Name Index of Californians who served in WWI, 1914-1918

California, German Pioneers in Early California

California, Great Registers, 1850-1920

California, Hayward, Daily Review   $

California, History of the Bench and Bar of Southern California, 1909   $

California, Honor Roll of Californians who served in WWI, 1914-1918

California, Humboldt, Eureka Humboldt Standard    $

California Immigration Registers of Japanese, Filipinos, and Hawaiians at San Francisco, 1928-1942

California, Imperial County, The History of Imperial County, California

California, Index to transcripts of court cases in State Archives, Attorney General, State of California

California, Lassen County, State Board of Health, Burial Permits, 1931-1988

California, La Verne Leader    $

California, Local government records at the California State Archives

California, Long Beach, Independent    $

California, Long Beach Press-Telegram    $

California, Los Angeles, Angelus-Rosedale Cemetery/Crematory Records, 1884-2002

California, Los Angeles County, North Hollywood, Pierce Brothers Memorial Park Cemetery, Memorial Tablets, 1943-1980

California, Los Angeles, Coroner’s Inquest Index, 1992-2016    $

California, Los Angeles, Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, Deceased Card File Index, 1877-1989

California, Los Angeles, Our heritage and our hope : the history of the First Baptist Church of Los Angeles, California, 1874-1974    $

California, Los Angeles Passenger Lists, 1907-1948

California, Los Angeles, San Gabriel Cemetery Association, Cemetery Index, 1872-2003

California, Los Gatos, Los Gatos Memorial Park Cemetery Card Index to Burials, 1889-1989

California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959   $

California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985

California, Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941    $

California, Marriages, 1850-1945

California, Marriages, 1850-1877    $

California, Marysville Appeal Democrat    $

California, Men of the Pacific Coast, 1902-3

California, Mendocino County, Ukiah, Russian River Cemetery District, Index to Burials, 1950-1990

California, Merced County, History of Merced County, California    $

California, Military Discharge Records, 1856-1965

California, Military Registers, 1858-1923    $

California, Modesto News-Herald    $

California, Mortuary and Cemetery Records, 1801-1932    $

California, Mortuary Records of Chinese Decedents, 1870-1933    $

California, Napa and Butte Counties, Obituaries, 1866-1992

California, Northern U.S. District Court Naturalization Index, 1852-1989

California, Oakland, Alameda County, Newspaper Record Collection, 1985-2011

California, Oakland, Mountain View Cemetery Records, 1857-1973

California, Oakland Daily Evening Tribune   $

California, Oakland Evening Tribune    $

California, Oakland Tribune    $

California, Oakland, Sunday Oakland Tribune   $

California, Occupational Licenses, Registers, and Directories, 1876-1969   $

California, Online Archive of California

California, Ontario, The Daily Report   $

California, Oral Histories at the California State Archives

California, Order Sons of Italy in America, Lodge Records, 1928-1960   $

California, Oxnard Press-Courier   $

California, Pasadena Independent Topic   $

California, Pasadena Star-News   $

California, Passenger and Crew Lists at Various Ports, 1907-1956

California, Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at San Francisco from Insular Possessions, 1907-1911

California, Photograph Collections at the California State Archives

California, Pioneer and Immigrant Files, 1790-1950   $

California, Pioneer Migration Index, Compiled 1906-1935

California, Placerville, The Mountain Democrat and Placerville Times   $

California, Prison and Correctional Records, 1851-1950   $

California, Private Land Claim Dockets, 1852-1858   $

California, Probate Estate Files,1833-1991

California, Railroad Employment Records, 1862-1950   $

California, Record of Eighty-sixth Company California Military Reserve   $

California, Red Bluff Daily News   $

California, Redlands Daily Facts   $

California, Sacramento Cemetery Records, 1900-1959

California, Sacramento, Sacramento City Cemetery Burial Card Index, 1840-2001

California, Sacramento, Biographical Great Books, 1867-1872   $

California, San Diego, Airplane Passenger and Crew Lists, 1929-1954

California, San Diego, Balboa Park, San Diego, California : a comprehensive guide   $

California, San Diego, Chinese Passenger and Crew Lists, 1905-1923

California, San Diego, Compiled Records from San Diego Genealogical Society, 1887, 1913-1919    $

California, San Diego Naturalization Index, 1868-1958

California, San Diego Passenger Lists, 1904-1952

California, San Francisco Airplane Arrival Card Index, 1936-1949

California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, 1835-1979

California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, 1850-1931   $

California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records, 1895-1985   $

California, San Francisco, Chinese Arriving Passenger Arrivals and Disposition, 1903-1947   $

California, San Francisco Chinese passenger lists, 1882-1947

California, San Francisco County Records, 1824-1997

California, San Francisco Crew Manifests, 1896-1921

California, San Francisco, Daily Alta   $

California, San Francisco, Immigration Office Minutes, 1899-1910   $

California, San Francisco, Immigration Office Special Inquiry Records, 1910-1941

California, San Francisco, Index to San Francisco Passenger Lists, 1893-1934

California, San Francisco Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving, 1954-1957

California, San Francisco Passenger Lists, 1893-1953

California, San Francisco, Register of Chinese Immigrant Court Cases and Foreign Seamen Tax Cards, 1883-1924

California, San Francisco, Register of Chinese Laborers Returning to the U.S., 1882-1888   $

California, San Francisco, Surrendered Alien Certificates, 1906-1946   $

California, San Francisco, World War I Enemy Alien Registration Affidavits, 1918

California, San Joaquin, History of San Joaquin County, California   $

California, San Joaquin County, Marriage Records   $

California, San Joaquin, County Public Library Obituary Index, 1850-1991

California, San Mateo County Records, 1851-1991

California, San Mateo County Records, 1855-1991   $

California, San Mateo County, Colma, Italian Cemetery Records, 1899-2011

California, San Mateo Post   $

California, San Mateo Times   $

California, San Mateo Times and Daily News Leader   $

California, San Pedro, Immigration Office Special Inquiry Records, 1930-1936

California, San Rafael Daily Independent Journal   $

California, San Rafael Independent Journal   $

California, Santa Barbara, History of the city of Santa Barbara, California   $

California, Santa Clara County, San Jose, Oak Hill Cemetery Headstone Inscriptions, 1938-1985

California, Shasta County   $

California, Shasta County Marriage Records, 1852-1904   $

California, Slave Era Insurance Policies Index, 1847-1860   $

California, Solano County Genealogical Society, Burial Records

California, Sonoma County, Sebastopol, Evergreen Lawn Cemetery Burial Records, 1800-2010

California, Southern District Court (Central) Naturalization Index, 1915-1976

California, Spanish and Mexican Land Grant Records

California, Spanish Land Records, 1784-1868   $

California, Spanish Mission Censuses, 1796-1798   $

California, State Census, 1852

California, State Court Naturalization Records, 1850-1986   $

California, State Hospital Records, 1856-1923   $

California, The romantic southland of California   $

California, Tulare County, Sheriff’s Office and Jail Records, 1874-1963   $

California, Tulare County, Visalia Cemetery Records, 1875-1990

California, Tuolumne County, A History of Tuolumne County, California   $

California, Upland, The Upland News   $

California, Vallejo, The Times Herald   $

California, Vallejo Times Herald   $

California, Ventura County, Obituary Index, 1916-1996   $

California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968   $

California, Wills and Probate Records, 1850-1953   $

California, World War 1 Death Announcements, 1918-1921   $

California, World War 1 Soldier Citations, 1918-1921   $

California, World War I Soldier Photographs, 1917-1918   $

California, World War I Soldier Service Cards and Photos, 1917-1918   $

California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945


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Also, check out FamilySearch’s California Online Genealogy Records

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