Sonoma County Clerk records, 1850-1988

Finding aid author: Mark Cooper.
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Published Feb 28, 2011
Sonoma County Library
6135 State Farm Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

Sonoma County Office of the Clerk records, 1850-1988

Sonoma County Library

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Sonoma County Office of the Clerk records,
Dates: 1850-1988
Date: 1890-1988 (bulk)
Identification: SCG.00040
Creator: Sonoma County (Calif.). Office of the Clerk
Physical Description: 37 volumes
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Sonoma County Library Archives
Sonoma County Library
6135 State Farm Drive
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Abstract: This collection contains records created by the Sonoma County Office of the Clerk.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

Sonoma County (Calif.). Clerk

Geographic Name:

Sonoma County (Calif.) -- Appropriations and expenditures
Sonoma County (Calif.) -- Genealogy
Sonoma County (Calif.) -- Officials and employees
Sonoma County (Calif.) -- Politics and government

Topical Term:

Buildings -- California -- Sonoma County
Business enterprises -- California -- Sonoma County
Chiropractors -- California -- Sonoma County
Corporations -- California -- Sonoma County
Dental hygienists -- California -- Sonoma County
Dentists -- California -- Sonoma County
Fees Administrative----California -- Sonoma County
Firearms owners -- California -- Sonoma County
Guardian and ward -- California -- Sonoma County
Horses -- California -- Sonoma County
Inheritance and transfer tax -- California -- Sonoma County
Insurance Surety and fidelity----California -- Sonoma County
Marriage licenses -- California -- Sonoma County
Marriage records -- California -- Sonoma County
Medical personnel -- California -- Sonoma County
Naturalization records -- California -- Sonoma County
Optometrists -- California -- Sonoma County
Osteopathic physicians -- California -- Sonoma County
Partnership -- California -- Sonoma County
Pharmacists -- California -- Sonoma County
Physical therapists -- California -- Sonoma County
Physicians -- California -- Sonoma County
Podiatrists -- California -- Sonoma County
Probate courts -- California -- Sonoma County
Probate records -- California -- Sonoma County
Public lands -- California -- Sonoma County
Real property -- California -- Sonoma County
Schools -- California -- Sonoma County Designs and plans
Surgeons -- California -- Sonoma County
Taxation -- California -- Sonoma County

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Conditions Governing Access:

Materials stored offsite, but collection is open to research. In many cases, further details on individual volumes can be found by calling staff at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library. To view these materials, please call staff at 707 308-3212 to request they be brought from the Archives to the Library

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the Sonoma County Library. The Sonoma County Library has made this collection available and believes that the collection is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Collection may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Preferred credit line is: Courtesy, the Sonoma County Library. Please see additional reproduction and reuse information at https://sonomalibrary.org/locations/sonoma-county-history-and-genealogy-library/order-photo

Conditions Governing Access:

In many cases, further details on individual volumes can be learned by calling staff at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library. To see these materials, please call staff at (707) 308-3212 to request they be brought from the Archives to the Library

Preferred Citation:

Sonoma County Clerk records. SCG.00040, Sonoma County Archives, Sonoma County Library, Rohnert Park, California.

Arrangement of Materials:

Chronological

Scope and Contents

Record of fees collected by County Clerk. Names of individuals paying fees listed by date paid.

Detailed List of Contents

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.I
Series I. Clerk's register of entry for public land 1911-1926

Scope and Contents

Record of fees collected by County Clerk. Names of individuals paying fees listed by date paid
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.II
Chiropractors osteopaths pharmacists dentists dental hygienists 1924-1950

Scope and Contents

County Clerk's record for fees as Clerk of the Board of Supervisors and Clerk of the Court of Sessions, District Court, and County Court
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.III
County Clerk's fee book 1875-1964

Scope and Contents

Public official bonds for office holders in Sonoma County, including bridge constructors and ferry operators. Index includes books A and B. Book C includes probate bonds 1874-1881
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.IV
Journal in account with Sonoma County 1859-1874

Scope and Contents

19 July 1905-9 July 1924
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.V
Official bonds 1859-1881

Scope and Contents

Some chiropodists are also included
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.VI
Register of pharmacists 1905-1924

Note:
Series content list:
1905-1924 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume 1 : Accession 2724

Scope and Contents

18 May 1874-18 Sept. 1959
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.VII
Register of optometrists 1903-1934

Scope and Contents

Shows certificate number, size of horse, age of horse, description of horse, name of horse, date, address and signature of owner
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.VIII
Register of limited partnership 1874-1959

Scope and Contents

2 Jan. 1865-27 June 1867
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.IX
Register of docked horses 1907-1959
Accession no: 1115

Note:
Cabinet 3
Physical Description:
Extent: 1 v.

Scope and Contents

Record of accounts with attorneys of record in County Court, District Court, and Probate Court cases
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.X
Register of dentists 1888-1939

Scope and Contents

December 1906-July 1907
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XI
Record of marriage licenses issued 1865-1867
Accession no: 1321

Note:
Cabinet 8
Physical Description:
Extent: 1 v.

Scope and Contents

Title varies
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XII
Journal of the County Clerk 1859-1862

Scope and Contents

April 1864-December 1871
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XIII
Marriage license affidavits nos. 3390 to 3617 1906-1907

Scope and Contents

29 July 1862-17 October 1864
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XIV
Marriage licenses: stub books 1896-1931

Note:
Series content list:
1896-1897 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume 1 : Accession 1379
1897-1898 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume 2 : Accession 1378
1898-1900 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume 3 : Accession 1377
1900-1901 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume 4 : Accession 1380
1901-1902 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume 5 : Accession 1383
1902-1903 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume 6 : Accession 1382
1903-1904 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume 7 : Accession 1381
1907-1908 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume [???] : Accession 1384
1908 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume [???] : Accession 1385
1908-1909 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume [???] : Accession 1386
1929-1931 : ARCHIVES CABINET 9 : Volume [???] : Accession 1387

Scope and Contents

For information on contents inquire at the Annex Reference Desk
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XV
Index petitions declarations of intention and naturalization records 1850-

Scope and Contents

Inquire at Annex Reference desk for a list of box contents
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XVI
Deputy Clerk appointments by various County departments 1983-

Scope and Contents

A docket of actions for land registry under Torren's Act
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XVII
Deputy Clerk cancellation of appointments by various County departments 1983-

Scope and Contents

Recorded copies of licenses for physicians, surgeons, chiropractors, optometrists, osteopaths, physical therapists, and podiatrists practicing in Sonoma County
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XVIII
Register of persons and partnerships under fictitious names 1922-

Scope and Contents

Index and listing of various documents routinely filed with County Clerk. See item 164 in the Inventory of the County Clerk for a listing of the contents
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XVIX
Index to tax suits 1864-1871

Scope and Contents

8 Mar 1894 - 1 Nov 1901
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XX
Docket book of tax judgments 1862-1864

Scope and Contents

These documents are indexed in ANNEX R 929.379418 BONDS OF GUARDIANSHIP located in the Library's Genealogy Dept
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXI
Marriage license affidavits 1865-

Scope and Contents

microfilm reels
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXII
Record of bond and surety companies 1908-1918

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXIII
School plans 1915-1965

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXIV
Architectural drawings 1911-1966

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXV
Land register docket Sonoma County 1915-1954

Note:
Series content list:
1915-1954 : ARCHIVES CABINET 3 : Volume 1 : Accession 1114
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXVI
Record medical certificates 1876-

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXVII
Index to certificates of revivor 1917-1947

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXVIII
Index to miscellaneous papers 1911-

Note:
Series content list:
1911-1927 : ARCHIVES CABINET 5 : Volume 1 : Accession 1190
1927-1938 : ARCHIVES CABINET 5 : Volume 2 : Accession 1191
1939-1950 : ARCHIVES CABINET 33 : Volume 3 : Accession 2532
1951-1958 : ARCHIVES CABINET 5 : Volume 4 : Accession 1189
1959-1973 : ARCHIVES CABINET 33 : Volume 5 : Accession 2530
1973-1982: Cabinet 33 : Volume 5 : Accession 2531
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXIX
Collateral tax record 1894-1901

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXX
Bonds of guardians 1852-1911

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXXI
Order of sale 1858-1868

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXXII
License to carry concealed firearms 1931-1957

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXXIII
Military roll 1876-1913

Note:
Series content list:
1878 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2749
1888 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2750
1890 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2751
1892 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2752
1894 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2753
1899 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2754
1899 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2755
1899 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2756
1900 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2757
1900 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2758
1901 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2759
1903 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2760
1904 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2761
1908 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2762
1913 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2763
1913 : ARCHIVES CABINET 37 : Volume [???] : Accession 2764

Scope and Contents

In alphabetical order by township and name
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXXIV
Miscellaneous bonds 1901-1919
Accession no: 1628

Note:
Cabinet 15
Physical Description:
Extent: 1 v.

Scope and Contents

May 1901 - August  1919 probate bonds for guardian of estate of minor and incompetent persons, executor referee in sale of real property, administrator of estate.
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXXV
Notarial record 1888-1957

 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXXVI
Letters of testamentary 1884-1952

Scope and Contents

For earlier years see Sonoma County Probate Court
 

SCL Special Collections Control Number: SCG.00040.Ser.XXXVII
Index to inquisition papers 1915-1927
Accession no: 1395

Note:
Cabinet 10
Physical Description:
Extent: 1  volume

Scope and Contents

County Clerk/Coroner Index to inquests numbered 1-1364