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Mendocino County Indexes

 
This web site will be used to post data which can be used by those who are working on their family history in
Mendocino County, California. All the information posted here can be found on the internet and in microfilm
and can be obtained for free or at a very low cost. If you paid to gain access to this web site or for any of the
information contained here, please let me know. Access to this web site should cost you nothing. Where
applicable, I will post the source documents where you can find the original information used to build this web site.
 

This web site is not affiliated with the Mendocino County Historical Society nor the Held-Poage Research Library.

Active Databases

Cemetery Index A-Ukn.
Mendocino County Birth Index 1905-1995
Mendocino County Death Index 1940-2000
Early Mendocino County Births Pre 1916 A-J
Mendocino County Delayed Birth Index
Burial Permits 1963-2013
Early Mendocino County Deaths 1873-1928
Marriage Index A - Z
Mendocino County Newspaper Vital Record Index
Obituaries
Graduate Lists

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Biographies
Mendocino County Census Indexes
Mendocino County Great Registers
Early Burial Permits - 1888-1918
Cemetery Addresses
Mortuary Addresses
Mendocino County Naturalization Records
Land Owners of 1873
Mendocino County Historial Society Data
Ship Passenger Lists
Newspaper Name Index

Early Mendocino County Deaths 1873-1907

This index is from the Mendocino County Recorders Office death records, books 1 & 2.
These are the earliest deaths recorded in the county. The original transcriptions
were done by the Tree Tracers Genealogical Society. This index was transcribed by
Gemma Carmony for posting on the web.
There are no death certificates for the death listings before 1905.
Contact the Mendocino County Recorders Office for more information about these deaths.
Click here to go to their web page.

Added to this index are deaths recorded in early newspapers that do not appear in the county recorders records.

The first two books of the death indexes can be found on microfilm at an LDS Family History
Center near you. See the yellow pages of you telephone book. The microfilm number from the
FHS catalog is: FHL US/CAN Film 1675639 Item 3-6

These names can be access by choosing the first letter of the individual's surname below.

Click on the first letter of the surname you want to find:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z |

Cemetery Index

This data has come from many different sources. They include mortuary records, tombstone data,
cemetery records and obituaries. The burials from Fort Bragg are from the Mendocino Coast
Genealogy Society. Those from Ukiah are thanks to Ron Parker. The listings for Hillcrest
Cemetery in Mendocino are thanks to the work of Kay King. The others were transcribed
by members of the Tree Tracers Genealogy Society and have been updated by me. I add
data to this list almost daily, so there are certainly more burials than are listed here.
There are also literally hundreds of unmarked graves through out the county that cannot be identified.
Remember just because your family member is not listed here doesn't mean that they are
not buried in the county, only that I haven't found a record of their burial yet.
I have added a new item in the Source (SRC) field. The source info now includes the
letter P if I have a photograph of the tombstone. B=Burial Permit, C=Cemetery Record,
D=Death Certificate, F=Funeral Card, M=Mortuary Record, O=Obituary,
P=Photograph, T=Tombstone.

If you find a P listed you can go here to look at a watermarked copy of the tombstone
photo. If you want a clean copy please e-mail me and we can arrange to get one
to you. 
These files are large and may take a while to load, be patient.
The names can be accessed by choosing the first letter of the individual's surname below.
Click on the first letter of the surname you want to find:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Unknown

Burial Permits 1963-2013

This index contains the list of burial permits I have obtained from some of the county's
cemetery districts. Those who are submitting burial permits are the Russian River
Cemetery District, The Cemetery District of the Redwoods, and Eversole Mortuary
The burial permits contain the full name of the deceased, the birth and death date, the death
location, and disposition of the remains (cremation, burial, etc.) and the name of the next of kin.
The names can be accessed by choosing the first letter of the individual's surname below.
Click on the first letter of the surname you want to find:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J| K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Early Births Pre 1916

This index of early births was originally transcribed from the birth index at the Mendocino County Recorders
office in Ukiah, by the Ukiah Tree Tree Tracers Genealogical Society. They only completed surnames A thru H.
The information included in this index is just as it was originally transcribed and seems to have come from a number
of different sources. Much information is missing. I hope to find that which is missing and complete this index. Until
I do, I am posting what information is available so you have a place to start. As I find out more about these births,
I will update this index. You can help with this update by sending me the full names and correct dates of those
whose births you know.
This database is thanks to the hard work of Gemma Carmony.
I have added births that were reported in the early newspapers that did not show up in the county recorders
indexes. These birth announcements are the only record of some of the earliest births in Mendocino County.
The names can be accessed by choosing the first letter of the individual's surname below.
Click on the first letter of the surname you want to find:

A| B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L

Mendocino County Delayed Birth Index

This is a transcription of the Mendocino County Delayed Birth Index at the Mendocino County Recorders Office.
What you see is what you get. This is all the information listed in this index. To obtain copies of these birth
certificates contact the Mendocino County Recorders Office. Click here to go to their web page.
Click on the first letter of the surname you want to find:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M| N | O | P | Q | R | S| T | U | V | W | Y | Z |

Mendocino County Birth Index 1905-1995

This index is taken from the California Birth Index. The data listed here is just as it came off the index.
There may be more births listed in the county records that were not reported to the state. There are obvious
errors in this list. The names can be accessed by choosing the first letter of the individual's surname below.
The California Birth Index is on line for free at the following web site: 
LDS FamilySearch California Birth Index 1905-1995
Click on the first letter of the surname you want to find:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Mendocino County Death Index 1940-2000

This index is taken from the California Death Index (CADI). The data listed here is just as it came off
the CADI. There are obvious errors in this list.
Part of the California Death Index is on line for free at the following web site: 
LDS FamilySearch California Death Index (1940-1997)

The names can be accessed by choosing the first letter of the individual's surname below.

Click on the first letter of the surname you want to find:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Mendocino County Newspaper Vital Records Index

This is a new index I have been working on for some time now. It will contain a listing of newspaper articles
which mention the following types of vital events: Anniversary, Birth & Birthdays, Death, Divorce,
Guardianship, Marriage, Naturalization, Probate.
These are all events which we need to complete our genealogy and they have never been tracked before. You will
notice duplicate listings for the people in this database. That is because I will attempt to list every newspaper
in which an event appears.
This database is added to almost every day and I will attempt to post a new listing at least once a month, as I do
with my other databases.

If there is someone you're looking for and they are not listed here drop me a line and I'll see if I can find it.

Click on the first letter of the surname you want to find:

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T| U | V | W | X | Y | Z |

Marriage Index

This is the Index to Marriages-Men - Book 1 - 1859-1893. This transcription was started a number of years ago
by members of the Ukiah Tree Tracers Genealogical Society, and has been completed by dedicated volunteers.
If there is a book and page listed you must write to the County Recorder of Mendocino County. If there is no
book and page listed, there is no marriage license. The listing came from a newspaper account of the marriage.
A listing sorted by the brides surname is included with each letter below.
I have added information from the Index of Marriages, Woman, Book 2. This is the brides index. I have also
added a field to tell you where the information came from. Cty Record means the listing came from a book in the
recorders office. Newspaper means the listing came from a news article and there is no marriage license.
The LDS has posted a number of different marriage indexes:

California County Marriages (1850-1952)  (Searchable)
(You can get certificates here.)

California Marriage Index (1960-1985)  (Searchable)
This is just an index.
Click on the first letter of the surname you want to find:

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