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

Established Date:

25 Apr 1851

Organized From:

Sutter, Yuba (El Dorado 1913)

County Seat:

Auburn

SocietiesBack to the top of page

Society Member Address City State Zip
Clayton Historical Society PO Box 94 Clayton CA 94517-0094
Colfax Area Historical Society PO Box 185 Colfax CA 95713
Maidu Genealogical Society 1550 Maidu Drive Roseville CA 95661
North Lake Tahoe Historical Society 130 West Lake Blvd. Tahoe City CA 95730
Placer County Genealogical Society YPO Box 7385 Auburn CA 95604-7385
Roseville Genealogical Society Y557 Lincoln Street Roseville CA 95678-0459

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
Index Index to Births from the Placer Herald1852-1885 Placer County GSExtracted and indexed by Roscoe Ashton, Jan Catalano, Annabelle Chandler, Harry Grady, Henritta Gustka, Barbara Leak, Louise Pilger, and Rita Santos
Index Index to Marriages from the Placer Herald1852-1885 Placer county GSExtracted and indexed by Roscoe Ashton, Jan Catalano, Annabelle Chandler, Harry Grady, Henritta Gustka, Barbara Leak, Louise Pilger, and Rita Santos

Church RecordsBack to the top of page

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

Court & Jail RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Court Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
OriginalCourt Case Files1851-1925 Museums Archives & Collections
Other Index Notaries1886-1909 California Genealogy & History ArchivesPeggy Hooper & volunteers
Superior Court Website Superior Court- Placer 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 Cemeteries in Placer County Placer County GenWeb
Cemetery Website Find A Grave - Placer Find A GraveCemetery Records Online
Cemetery Index GNIS Cemeteries - Placer United States Board on Geographic NamesLinks to location information and maps
Cemetery Website Interment.net - Placer Interment.netCemetery Records Online
Cemetery Index New Auburn Cemetery Placer county GSJan Bishop, Gloria Horsey, Linda Sword Johnson, Joyce House, Jacqui Marcella, John Knox, and Jerry Unruh
Obituary Index INDEX TO DEATHS 1852-1885 From the Placer Herald Newspaper, Auburn, California1852-1885 Placer County Genealogical SocietyExtracted and indexed by Roscoe Ashton, Jan Catalano, Annabelle Chandler, Harry Grady, Henrietta Gustka, Barbara Leak, Louise Pilger, and Rita Santo
Probate OriginalProbate Records1851-1960 Museums Archives & Collections
Probate OriginalRecord of Wills1874-1963 Museums Archives & Collections

DirectoriesBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
1861 Placer County Directory1861 Access Genealogy
Website California Directories CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online

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 - Placer 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
Website Wikipedia - Placer WikipediaHistory, Government, Neighborhoods, etc.
Biography Index Biographies in the Placer County Archives Placer county GS
City History Website Placer County Town Histories Placer County GenWeb
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 Index GNIS Populated Places: Placer United States Board on Geographic NamesLinks to location information and maps
Place Index GNIS Post Offices: Placer United States Board on Geographic NamesLinks to location information and maps
Place Website Historical Landmarks California State Historical LandmarksDonald Laird

Land RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
OriginalAssessment Rolls & Maps1851-1961 Museums Archives & Collections
Index Bill of Sale Records in the Placer County Archives1866-1945 Placer county GS
Website California State Land Records & Maps CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Index Free Online Database 1971-current Placer County Clerk Recorderlogin as guest, some maps included prior to 1971
Deeds OriginalDeeds1851-1960 Museums Archives & Collections
Mining Website Stone Quarries & Beyond- Placer CountyPeggy Perazzo & Pat Perazzo
Mining OriginalMining Records1856-1947 Museums Archives & Collections

MapsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Information on Maps is not available today.

Military RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California State Military Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Website Camp Flint California State Military Museum
Index Discharges in the Placer County Archives Placer county GS
WWI Transcription Service Men & Women of WWI Placer county GSHistory of Placer and Nevada Counties, California, by W.B. Lardner and M.J. Brock (Los Angeles: Historic Record Co., 1924)

Miscellaneous RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
OriginalBoard of Supervisor's Minutes1852-1980 Museums Archives & Collections
Website Miscellaneous California State Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
School OriginalDepartment of Education 1895-1997 Museums Archives & Collections
Voter OriginalGreat Register of Voters1895-1997 Museums Archives & Collections
Voter Index Index to Registered voters 18901890 Placer county GSExtracted by Barbara E. Leak and Margaret [Missy] Wilson

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
OriginalNaturalization Papers1852-1939 Museums Archives & Collections

NewspapersBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Newspapers CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Index Chronicling America - Placer County CA Newspapers Library of CongressInventory of Newspapers Published in the county
Website The Auburn Journal
Website The Colfax Record
Website The Lincoln News Messenger
Website The Loomis News
Website The Roseville Press Tribune

PhotographsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Photograph Collections CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Calisphere - Placer CalispherePictures and texts - Calisphere is a service of the UC Libraries, powered by the California Digital Library.
Digital Copy LOC - Prints and Photographs: Placer Library of CongressLibrary of Congress Digital Photograph Collection
Picture Historic Photograph Collection Online Meriam LibrarySpecial Collections Meriam Library CSU Chico
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
Information on Researchers is not available today.

ContributorsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Cat Nielsen
 
 
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