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Birth and Marriage Records
Church Records
Contributors
Court Records & Jail
Death
Directories
Finding Aids
Historical Resources
Land Records
Military Records
Miscellaneous
Naturalization & Immigration Records
Newspaper Records
Photographs
Researchers Societies

Established Date:

18 Feb 1850

Organized From:

Original County (San Luis Obispo 1851, 1863, 1872)

County Seat:

Salinas

SocietiesBack to the top of page

Society Member Address City State Zip
Monterey County Genealogy Society YPO Box 8144 Salinas CA 93912-8144
Monterey History and Art Association  PO Box 805 Monterey CA 93942
Monterey/Seaside Family History Center  1024 Noche Buena Seaside CA
Pacific Grove Heritage Society  PO Box 1007 Pacific Grove CA 93950
Portuguese Ancestry Society  1155 Santa Ave Seaside CA 93955

Birth & Marriage RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Birth & Marriage Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online

Church RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Church Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Transcription Directory & Handbook - New Monterey Baptist Church1920s Golden Nugget Library - California Statewide DatabasesNancy Pratt Melton
Transcription St. John's Catholic Church Souvenir Yearbook and Directory1915 Golden Nugget Library - California Statewide DatabasesNancy Pratt Melton

Court & Jail RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Digital Copy Andrew McNamee, respondent, vs. Daniel McCusker et al., appellants. Transcript on appeal. B.S. Brooks, for appellants. A. Craig, for respondent1874 Internet Archive(Land Case) ?McNamee, Andrew vs McCusker, Daniel; San Francisco: Womens Union Print
Website California Court Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Other Index Notaries1886-1909 California Genealogy & History ArchivesPeggy Hooper & volunteers
Superior Court Index List of items Archived at the Monterey County Historical Society1850+ Monterey Historical SocietySuperior Court of California, County of Monterey
Superior Court Website Superior Court- Monterey County Official County Website

Death RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Death Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Cemetery Website Find A Grave - Monterey Find A GraveCemetery Records Online
Cemetery Website Interment.net - Monterey Interment.netCemetery Records Online

DirectoriesBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Directories CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Handbook and Directory of Santa Clara, San Benito, Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Mateo Counties1975 Internet Archive

Finding AidsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Record Finding Aids CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Website Family Search Wiki - Monterey County Family Search
Website The California GenWeb Project The US GenWeb ProjectCAGW Administrative Team

Historical ResourcesBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California State History Resources CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Digital Copy San Bernardo Rancho and the Southern Salinas Valley, 1871-19811980-1982 Internet ArchiveMargaret Rosenberg, Oral History Transcript
Website Wikipedia - Monterey WikipediaHistory, Government, Neighborhoods, etc.
City History Digital Copy Beautiful Pacific Grove, Monterey County, California..1904 Internet ArchiveSan Francisco
City History Digital Copy Pebble Beach, Monterey County, California ..1909 Internet ArchiveSan Francisco, Press of H. S. Crocker co.
County History Digital Copy The Hand book to Monterey and vicinity: containing a brief resum? of the history of Monterey since its discovery; a general review of the resources and products of Monterey and the county; descriptive sketeches of the town, and the points of interest in the neighborhood ...A complete guide book, for tourists, campers, and vistors1875 Internet ArchiveMonterey: Walton & Curtis
Place Website Building Histories Philadelphia Architects and BuildingsThe Athenaeum of Philadelphia.
Place Website County Bridges BridgeHunter.com James Baughn?and?contributors.
Place Website Extant Railroad/Railway Structures Railroad Station Historical Society Compiled by M. J. Camp, Railroad Station Historical Society, Inc
Place Website Historical Landmarks California State Historical LandmarksDonald Laird

Land RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California State Land Records & Maps CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Index Free Online Database Jan. 1978-current Monterey Assessor County Clerk Recorderlink to order certified/uncertified copies thru VitalCheck 1999-current, no images
Mining Website Stone Quarries & Beyond- Monterey CountyPeggy Perazzo & Pat Perazzo

Military RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California State Military Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online

Miscellaneous RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website Miscellaneous California State Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Voter Article A Description of Voter Registration Materials at the Monterey Historical Society FamilySearch WikiJunel Davidsen 2010
Voter OriginalGreat Register of Voters (2 books handwritten, no other copy) 1866-1870 Monterey County Historical Society Vault Monterey County Clerk, Salinas, CA (creator) Monterey County Elections Dept, Salinas, CA (owner)
Voter OriginalGreat Register of Voters (25 books handwritten, no other copy) 1881-1915 Monterey County Historical Society Vault Monterey County Clerk, Salinas, CA (creator) Monterey County Elections Dept, Salinas, CA (owner)
Voter ManuscriptVoter Affidavits, Blanco Precinct (filled forms, no other copy) 1930-31 Monterey County Historical Society Vault Monterey County Clerk, Salinas, CA (creator); Monterey County Elections Dept, Salinas, CA (owner)
Voter ManuscriptVoter Affidavits, Pleyto Precinct (filled forms, no other copy) 1922-23 Monterey County Historical Society Vault Monterey County Clerk, Salinas, CA (creator); Monterey County Elections Dept, Salinas, CA (owner)
Voter IndexVoter Indexes, Greenfield Precincts Nos. 1 & 2 (no other copy) 1938 Monterey County Historical Society Vault Monterey County Clerk, Salinas, CA (creator); Monterey County Elections Dept, Salinas, CA (owner)

Naturalization & Immigration RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California State Naturalization & Immigration Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online

NewspapersBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Newspapers CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Digital CopyCalifornian 1846-1849 NAMonterey
Digital CopyCalifornian 6/10/2002 AMSalinas
Index Chronicling America - Monterey County CA Newspapers Library of CongressInventory of Newspapers Published in the county
Digital CopyMonterey County Herald 1/6/2002 AM
Digital CopyValley Adviser 6/3/2006 AMSalinas

PhotographsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Photograph Collections CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Calisphere - Monterey CalispherePictures and texts - Calisphere is a service of the?UC Libraries, powered by the?California Digital Library.
Postcard Digital Copy Penny Postcards from California US GenWeb ArchivesUS GenWeb Archives

ResearchersBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Monterey County Genealogical Society

ContributorsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Junel Davidsen, CG
 
 
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