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California Research Group

California's a big state with lots of great resources. Let's get a list of the best resources for those researching in California and collaborate to solve those stubborn ancestral mysteries.

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Finding naturalization information

Started by Frederick george henchell. Last reply by Marilyn P Clark Mar 11, 2012. 8 Replies

Mining Claim

Started by Edward (John) Reinhold. Last reply by Melinda Feb 18, 2011. 1 Reply

Where in California are you researching?

Started by Melody Lassalle. Last reply by Kirsten Crosson Jan 7, 2011. 6 Replies

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Comment by Barbara Butler on July 9, 2009 at 11:36pm
This San Francisco site has lots of information and great people that will help.

http://www.sfgenealogy.com/sf/index.htm
Comment by Paula Hinkel on July 9, 2009 at 3:39pm
I don't have anyone to research in California, but I live here and have learned a bit about the California resources. I can help with lookups in the Historic Los Angeles Times and have a bit of experience in looking for obituaries in southern California.
Comment by Gwynn Socolich on July 9, 2009 at 3:38pm
Looking for spouse of George Riddell whose daughter was Bess Riddell. From letters recieved from my Grandfather I believe her name was Jenness, Jenet, or Janet? George F. Riddell is buried at Fort Roscrans Cemetery in San Diego, I also cannot find anything about his daughter Bess Riddell. According to letters and a photoalbum George was born in Palmyra, Wisconsin and lived in South America for a while, and then lived in Long Beach, CA and then during WWII he was a supply sergeant for the Army at the CA border he lived at George F. Riddell P.O. Box 92 Jacumba, CA.
Comment by Leslie Mehana on July 8, 2009 at 10:31pm
My avatar's parents spent a year in Angels Camp before she was born in 1918 and after my father was born in 1911. Haven't found evidence of their time there yet.
Comment by Melody Lassalle on July 8, 2009 at 8:12pm
Hi all! Glad to meet some researchers working on California lines :)
 

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