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Index to the District Court Records of Sonoma County, California: 1850-1879 - Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. In 2014, the Friends of Santa Rosa Libraries funded a project to convert the microfilm images of the existing Sonoma County District Court record indices to digital images. Volunteers from the Sonoma County Genealogical Society then abstracted these records from the digital images. The original indices were far from complete; entries from approximately 1865 to 1878 were…

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Research early California court records

Locomotive on Turntable “Building the Central Pacific Railroad: A Photographic Journey,” a presentation at the California State Library on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. From 1864 to 1869, Alfred A. Hart, the railroad’s official photographer, recorded the progress of the railway’s construction from Sacramento, over the Sierra Nevada range, across Nevada to Promontory, Utah, using a 5-by-8 inch wet-plate stereo camera and processing his fragile glass plates in a portable dark tent. A special…


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Research early California court records

California Court Records| You may not have thought of checking about your ancestors using county court record, but it could prove to be a good resource. Court records can deal with criminal and civil cases and including probate court. A good deal could be learned on relatives and properties of an ancestor this way. #research #courtrecords #CA #familytree #genealogy