The CAGenWeb Project
This State is a member
of The USGenWeb Project
As an original member of the USGenWeb Project, CAGenWeb's mission is to provide a single entry point for all counties and towns within the state of California, where collected data will be stored.
The volunteers of CAGenWeb hope you will strike gold!

Assisting Researchers World Wide Since 1996
Celebrating 20 years of Free Genealogical & Historical Resourses along with the USGenWeb.

State Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham  
Assistant State Coordinators:  Claire Martin, Joy Fisher & Jeannette Harper


History of the USGenWeb

"About Us"
The CAGenWeb was formed by Richard S Wilson in 1996: He was State Coordinator until 2004 as well as the financier.

From 2002 on, the CAGW has been self supported
by the
County Coordinators.

CAGW Memorials

Chuck Knuthson, Jeff Murphy, Patricia Jane Rowell &
Linda L Worley
"Odds & Ends"

Deaths & Burials at CA Forts & Camps 
Index & Burial Registers [1768>1921]

U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938
Born in California: 1812 > 1912
The images are on FS and can be found here.

Registers of Patients at Naval Hospitals, 1812 - 1934

"Born in California"
Index : Sample Register: Pg 68 & Pg 68a
Data is on Ancestry.

Pennsylvania, Prison, Reformatory, and Workhouse Records, 1829-1971
POB: California [ Data on Ancestry]

Texas, Convict and Conduct Registers, 1875-1945
POB: California [Data is on Ancestry]
California Map Collections

Northern California Base Map

Southern California Base Map

David Rumsey ~ Historic Map & Atlas Collection

Perry-Castaneda ~ Map Collection

Earthquake Fault Maps

CA Digital Map Collection

Humboldt State Univ. CA State Library Collection

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps California

Dept of Forestry

Central Pacific Railroad Maps

Interactive "California County Formation" Maps


The California Mail List

The California USGenWeb Mailing List on the RootsWeb / Ancestry Server is for anyone with an interest in California History & Genealogy. This way they are able to share information that is of a common interest.

Some topics of interest are:

Sites found with a common interest for California
Researching Surnames for California Counties
Sharing Historical and Genealogical Data

How to Subscribe and Unsubscribe using your browser It's easy just click CAGEN-L. When the "mail-to" window pops up, write just the single word "subscribe" in the body of the message. That's all.

If you want to unsubscribe from a list, click on it and write just the single word "unsubscribe" in the body of the Message.
Queries may be posted on the following Site

Cousin Connect

"The Fine Print"
The CAGW Administrative Team:
State Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham
Assistant State Coordinators: Claire Martin, Joy Fisher & Jeannette Harper

Online Continuously Since 1996  

All materials, images, sounds and data contained herein are not to be copied or downloaded for purposes of duplication, distribution, or publishing without the express written permission of The CAGenWeb Administrative Team. Any and all future data which is contributed to this project will be returned to the donor upon request.

This web page is maintained on behalf of the California portion of The USGenWeb Project and is paid for by financial Supporters.  Although believed to be correct as presented, if you have corrections, changes, additions, or find that any links provided on this page are not functioning properly, please contact the webmaster for prompt attention.

Disclaimer  ~ Site Updated: 18 September 2016