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Birth and Marriage Records
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Contributors
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Land Records
Maps
Military Records
Miscellaneous
Naturalization & Immigration Records
Newspaper Records
Photographs
Researchers Societies

Established Date:

18 Feb 1850

Organized From:

Original County (Kern 1885; Monterey 1861; Santa Barbara 1854, 1872)

County Seat:

San Luis Obispo

SocietiesBack to the top of page

Society Member Address City State Zip
Atascadero History Society PO Box 1047 Atascadero CA 93423
San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society Y2307 Mesa Vista Ct. Paso Robles CA 93445-6315
San Luis Obispo County Historical Society 696 Monterey Street San Luis Obispo CA 93401

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

Church RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Church Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Index Methodist Episcopal Church (Arroyo Grande) Vital Records1880s-1948 San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society
Index Saint Patricks Catholic Church (Arroyo Grande) Confirmations1886-1908 San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society
Index St. Stephens Church (SLO) Vital Records1867+ San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society

Court & Jail RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Court Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Index Index to Civil Court Casesto 1950s San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society
Other Index Notaries1886-1909 California Genealogy & History ArchivesPeggy Hooper & volunteers
Superior Court Index Civil Case Abstracting Project San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society16 Microfilm rolls of Court Files scanned and abstracted by Martha Graham and Crew
Superior Court Website Superior Court- San Luis Obispo 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 Find A Grave - San Luis Obispo Find A GraveCemetery Records Online
Cemetery Index GNIS Cemeteries - San Luis Obispo United States Board on Geographic NamesLinks to location information and maps
Cemetery Website Interment.net - San Luis Obispo Interment.netCemetery Records Online
Cemetery Index Saint Patricks Catholic Church (Arroyo Grande) Burials San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society
Cemetery Abstract Spanish American War Veteran Burials San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society
Mortuary Index Mortuary Records1873-1905 San Luis Obispo Genealogical SocietyFilmed by FamilySearch # 1290850
Probate Index Probate Index 1850-1899 San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society

DirectoriesBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Directories CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Digital Copy Handbook and Directory of San Luis Obispo1875 San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society

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 - San Luis Obispo 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 - San Luis Obispo WikipediaHistory, Government, Neighborhoods, etc.
County History Digital Copy A memorial and biographical history of the counties of Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Ventura, California ... Containing a history of this important section of the Pacific coast from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time, together with glimpses of its prospective future; with ... full-page steel portraits of its most eminent men, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers and also of prominent citizens of to-day1891 Internet ArchiveYda Addis Storke; Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co
County History Digital Copy History of San Luis Obispo County and environs, California, with biographical sketches of the leading men and women of the county and environs who have been identified with the growth and development of the section from the early days to the present1917 Internet ArchiveAnnie L. Morrison; Los Angeles: Historic Record Co
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: San Luis Obispo United States Board on Geographic NamesLinks to location information and maps
Place Index GNIS Post Offices: San Luis Obispo United States Board on Geographic NamesLinks to location information and maps
Place Website Historical Landmarks California State Historical LandmarksDonald Laird
Place Website San Luis Obispo County History Timeline History Center San Luis Obispo County

Land RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Abstract 1874-5 Tax Assessment Books1874-5 San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society
Abstract 1914 Delinquent Tax Sale1914 San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society
Website California State Land Records & Maps CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Index Carpenter Index & Misc. Deed Indexes1807-1905 San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society
Index Delinquent Taxes, Delinquent Property Sales & Poll Taxes San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society
Index Homestead Index San Luis Obispo County Genealogical SocietyBook A
Index Index to Land Patents1859-1923 San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society
Mining Website Stone Quarries & Beyond- San Luis Obispo CountyPeggy Perazzo & Pat Perazzo

MapsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Digital Copy Land Grants and Ranchos San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society

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 Roberts Historical Museum California State Military Museum
Website Camp San Luis Obispo Museum California State Military Museum

Miscellaneous RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website Miscellaneous California State Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Voter Index Great Registers / Affidavits / Cancellationsasst 1867-1944 San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society

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
Index Naturalization Index1870s-1980s San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society
Website Naturalization Records of San Luis Obispo County San Luis Obispo Genealogical SocietyDescription of County records, their location and links to indexes

NewspapersBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Digital CopyAdobe Press 12/21/2001 AMNipomo
Website California Newspapers CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Digital CopyCentral Coast Sun Bulletin 11/11/2006 AMMorro Bay
Index Chronicling America - San Luis Obispo County CA Newspapers Library of CongressInventory of Newspapers Published in the county
Website San Luis Obispo County Newspaper Guide San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society
Digital CopyTribune1/1/2001 AMSan Luis Obispo

PhotographsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Photograph Collections CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Calisphere - San Luis Obispo CalispherePictures and texts - Calisphere is a service of the UC Libraries, powered by the California Digital Library.
Digital Copy LOC - Prints and Photographs: San Luis Obispo Library of CongressLibrary of Congress Digital Photograph Collection
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
San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society

ContributorsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Janice Sellers
 
 
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