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Marriage Records
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MARRIAGES
Los Angeles County Marriages (Index) compiled by Jeanne B. Cleary and Mildred Flick in 1982. All marriages have been sorted alphabetically by groom's name. Bride index included. Dates listed are approximate.
Softbound Volumes 1 & 5 covers 1852 to Feb 1879 # 61 226 pages
Softbound Volumes 6 & 10 covers 1878 to Sep 1885 #483 240 pages
Los Angeles County Marriages (Index) Volumes 11-15, covering Sep 1885 to Jul 1888. This valuable resource lists the customary information on the bride and groom (name, age, nativity and current residence). It goes beyond that to include witnesses, clergy and other individuals, license date, marriage date and marriage location.
Softbound Volumes 11 & 15 cover Sep 1885 to Jul 1888 #494
Los Angeles County Naturalization Series
NATURALIZATION INDEX - SUPERIOR COURT OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY
Includes every naturalization transaction - Index includes more than 40,000 Declarations of Intent and Petitions for Naturalization in the time frame 1852 to 1915. Compiled by the 1890 Project Committee of the Southern California Genealogical Society, 2006.
Softbound Vol. 1: A - F #479 315 pages      
Softbound Vol. 2: G - M  #480 369 pages      
Softbound Vol. 3: N - Z #481 367 pages      
Softbound Vols. 1-2-3 (Set) #482        
DECLARATIONS OF INTENT: US DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF
CALIFORNIA, CENTRAL DIVISION (LOS ANGELES)

The records contain a wealth of information about the Declarant, all of which is included in this transcription. You will find more than just the name, age, and address. Included are the birth date and location of birth, a physical description of the person, and the method of transport to the United States together with the port of entry, if this information is provided. The volumes contain several indices for aid in using the volumes. Approx. 800 records per volume.
Softbound Vol. 1: October 4, 1906 - April 3, 1911 #505  
Softbound Vol. 2: April 4, 1911 - January 6, 1914  #506  
Softbound Vol. 3: January 6, 1914 - July 28, 1915 #496  
Softbound Vol. 4.: July 28, 1915 - February 3, 1916 #497  
Softbound Vols. 1 & 2  #487  
Softbound Vols. 3 & 4 #498  

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MARRIAGE RECORDS
Los Angeles County Marriages

LOS ANGELES CO. NATURALIZATION
Naturalization Index
Declarations of Intent

CENSUS & VOTERS RECORDS
Index to 1852 CA Census
1892 Los Angeles CO, Great Register

CEMETERY LISTINGS
Home of Peace Memorial Park
Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery
Mountain View Cemetery
Rosedale Cemetery
Westwood Memorial Park
Records of Inyo County

DEATH RECORDS
Los Angeles City
Los Angeles County
Los Angeles Burial Permits

MISCELLANEOUS
Spanish-Mexican Families, Early CA.
Chinese Research Guide
Celebrating Family History Anthology
Decendants of Frederick Jayred
Jamboree Syllabuses
Van Wagoner Family History
Census and Voter Records
INDEX TO THE 1852 CALIFORNIA CENSUS - THE "GOLD RUSH" CENSUS (Cross Index)
This CD is an essential tool for anyone doing research in the first census of California. It lists every name in the original microfilm, and every name in the subsequent 1935 transcription done by the DAR, along with the page number where each entry is found. It is a bridge between the two documents and will save untold time in trying to find any particular record in each. It also contains a history of the census, along with two important maps, the California county outlines as they were in 1852 and as they are today. Contains over 170,000 entries.
Compact Disc #389  
1892 LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA GREAT REGISTER OF VOTERS
The index contains more than 27,500 records. In addition to name, age, place of birth, occupation and place of residence, the registers also show the date of naturalization and the court conferring the naturalization. Where provided, other personal information is includes: height, complexion shade, eye and hair color, and distinguishing marks.
Softbound Vol. 1 A-K #492   In Library Use Only  
Softbound Vol. 2 L-Z #493   In Library Use Only  
Softbound Vol. 1 & 2 #507      
Cemetery Listings
HOME OF PEACE MEMORIAL PARK (Jewish Cemetery), Los Angeles, California
This is the oldest Jewish cemetery in Los Angeles County, opened in 1855, and was the only Jewish cemetery until 1907. The information was obtained from cemetery records and includes 18 columns of data including birth and death dates, place of birth and death, occupation and mortuary. Compiled by Margaret J. Schulz.
Softbound Vol. 1 A-K #  74 245 pages      
Softbound Vol. 2 L-Z #  75 247 pages      
Softbound Vols. 1 & 2 #  76        
LOMPOC EVERGREEN CEMETERY RECORDS, Lompoc, California
This cemetery is located in the foothills, south of the city limits of Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, California. The headstones were originally read in 1944 by the Ladies Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints but were never published. This is a listing of the burials prior to 1944 only. Compiled by Thelma Lewis and edited by Fran Bumann.
Softbound Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery #425 36 pages    
MOUNTAIN VIEW CEMETERY 1880-1933,  Pasadena/Altadena, California
Mountain View Cemetery, located on the northern outskirts of Pasadena, was officially opened in 1882, although a few burials were done before the cemetery officially opened.  The importance of the names in this cemetery is increased by the fact that most of the pre-1905 deaths are not recorded in the county death records.  The record contains 8 columns of data including name, birth date, birth place, age, death date, death place, remarks and burial information.  This is a partial listing of burials at this cemetery. Compiled by Margaret J. Schulz.
Softbound  Mountain View Cemetery # 64 331 pages    
ROSEDALE CEMETERY 1884-1906, Rosedale, California
The cemetery, located at 1831 W. Washington Blvd., is one of the oldest in the city of Los Angeles. It was founded in 1884 and continues in operation today. These records contain 9 columns of data including, names, birth date, birth place, age, death date, death place, burial date, remarks and burial information. This is a partial listing of burials at this cemetery. Compiled by Margaret J. Schulz
Softbound  Rosedale Cemetery #169 149 pages      
WESTWOOD MEMORIAL PARK (Cemetery), Los Angeles, California
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Page began operation in 1904, at which time it was called Sunset Cemetery. It is often referred to as the "Cemetery of the Stars" because many celebrities are interred there. The book has 4 columns: name, inscription, remarks and location. Compiled by Margaret J. Schulz
Softbound  Westwood Memorial #199 112 pages      
CEMETERY RECORDS OF INYO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
This updates a 1994 publication that originally included cemeteries read in the 1960s by Sherman Lee Pompey. Cemeteries were re-read and updated in 1994 by missionaries of the LDS Church. Pertinent information, including death dates subsequent to 1994, has been added where possible.
Softbound  Cemeteries-Inyo County #60 102 pages  
Los Angeles City & County Death Record Books
LOS ANGELES CITY DEATH RECORDS
The information for this index was taken from death certificates at the Los Angeles County Registrar's office in Norwalk, California. The data included in the 11 columns contain name, death date, race/color, age, sex, marital status, nativity, time in county, last residence/place of death, cemetery/occupation and mortuary. Compiled by Margaret J. Schulz. These records are provided in 2 volumes covering the years 1877-1899.
Softbound Vol.1 1877-1892 #371 371 pages      
Softbound Vol.2 1893-1899 #400 380 pages      
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEATH RECORDS 1873-1899
This index was typed from microfilm copies of the Los Angeles County death records. Where the records were impossible to decipher, the data were checked against the books located at the Department of Health in Norwalk, California. These records contain 6 columns including name, death date, race/color, age, sex, marital status and nativity. Compiled by Margaret J. Schulz
Softbound Death Records 1873-1899 # 77 290 pages      
LOS ANGELES COUNTY BURIAL PERMITS 1870-1892
These permits cover the years 1870 through 1892 for persons who died in Los Angeles County. They contain name, death date, and frequently, race/color, marital status, nativity, death place, burial place, occupation and certificate number. The entries were made on loose pieces of paper, many by churches.
Softbound Burial Permits # 84 37 pages   In Library Use Only  
Miscellaneous

SPANISH-MEXICAN FAMILIES OF EARLY CALIFORNIA by Marie Northrop
The Spanish colonization of Alta California began in 1769 with the founding of the first mission at what became San Diego. The next 80 years saw the rise and fall of the California Mission system, Mexican independence, the ceding of California to the United States, and the beginning of the California Gold Rush in 1849. This colorful, fast-changing period is the setting for the families in Spanish-Mexican Families of Early California. Included biographical sketches provide a fascinating insight into the California of that era. About 570 family groups, 1000 Hispanic names and 11,000 indexed references are listed in the first two volumes. Family groups include spouses, most of their parents and all known children. This three-volume series is a well-respected and renowned authority for information on the earliest Californians.

Volume I was developed from Thomas Workman Temple II’s "Genealogical Tables of Spanish and Mexican Families of California" (Bancroft Library, University of California Berkeley). Most of the colonists came from northwest Mexico between 1769 and 1781 and numbered between 600 and 700 persons. The population increase to about 3,000 over the next 40 years resulted more from a healthy birth rate than from immigration. Originally published in 1987, the volume has been extensively revised and expanded, and the 2nd edition was reprinted in 1999.

Volume II
lists 265 family groups outside of Temple's Genealogical Tables in a format similar to Volume I. Included are the 11 founding families of the Pueblo de Los Angeles and 46 of the soldiers and their families who accompanied them overland from Sonora and Sinaloa in northern Mexico. Volume II was published in 1984 and reprinted in 1999. 

Volume III
focuses on the Pobladores of the Pueblo of Los Angeles. Covering the initial 15 settlers and their descendants in 525 pages, the volume extends far beyond 1850 with the genealogies of these early California residents.  Illustrated and indexed. Matching hard covers.

Hardbound  Volume 1   421 pages In Library Use Only
Hardbound  Volume 2   380 pages In Library Use Only
Hardbound Volume 3 #445 445 pages  
Online Los Angeles Under the Spanish Flag by William M. Mason pdf

CHINESE RESEARCH GUIDE - A Guide for Researching Your Chinese Family History
Created in 2013 by the Chinese Family History Group of Southern California (an interest group of the SCGS), this guide introduces the resources and techniques necessary to trace your Chinese family roots.
Softbound Chinese Research Guide #540 40 pages    
CELEBRATING FAMILY HISTORY - An Anthology of Prize-Winning Stories sponsored by the Southern California Genealogical Society.
Edited and with an introduction by Beth Maltbie Uyehara, this book was published by Heritage Books 2005. In 2000, the Southern California Genealogical Society launched an annual writing contest for genealogists and family historians. More than 500 entries were received in the contest's first 5 years. The stories submitted were so compelling that Heritage Books, Inc. and SCGS produced this anthology of some of the most memorable entries.
Softbound Anthology #476 260 pages Every-Name Index to Anthology
DESCENDANTS OF FREDERICK JAYRED aka FREDERICK KAYHART OF MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
This book traces both the male and female lines of descent from Frederick Jayred/Kayhart. Frederick was born about 1767 at sea on his way to America, and first appeared on the Pequannock, Morris County tax lists in 1789. The lines have been carried forward to the present, where possible. The early surnames, other than Jayred and Kayhart, are: Demouth, Van Duyne, and Harper. Other names which occur with frequency are Shaw, Kitchell, Wagoner, Decker, Conklin, Birchenough and Bott. Hard bound and Smythe sewn. By Margaret J. Schulz
Hardbound Descendants of Fredrick Jayred #486 453 pages  

JAMBOREE SYLLABUS
The Southern California Genealogy Jamboree syllabus contains the handout materials from the popular annual conference sponsored by the Southern California Genealogical Society. Years and quantities available are limited.
Compact Disc 2007 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus CD #490      
Compact Disc 2008 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus CD #502      
Compact Disc 2009 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus CD #510      
Softbound 2010 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus Softbound #517      
Compact Disc 2010 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus CD #518      
Softbound 2011 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus Softbound #525      
Compact Disc 2011 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus CD #526      
Softbound 2012 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus Softbound #535      
Compact Disc 2012 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus CD #536      
Softbound 2013 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus Softbound #538      
Compact Disc 2013 Genealogy Jamboree Syllabus CD #539      

VAN WAGONER FAMILY HISTORY by Philo Woodrow Van Wagoner
From New York to Michigan, The Genealogy of Jacob and Michael Van Wagoner, Jr. 1823-1984.  This family history was compiled by Philo Woodrow Van Wagoner, a fourth great-grandson of Michael, Sr. | Every-name index to Van Wagoner Family History

Hardbound Van Wagoner Family History #177 580 pages