San Joaquin Genealogical Society
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  • History of Thornton
  • Civil War veterans of San Joaquin County, California : index and photos included
  • Live Oak Cemetery: San Joaquin County, California
  • Pioneer town of Liberty: San Joaquin, California : includes index and tombstone photos of burials in Liberty Cemetery 1846-2008
  • Pioneer Elliott Cemetery: San Joaquin County, California
  • Pioneer Hicksville Cemetery: Sacramento County, California
  • Pioneer Galt Cemetery, Sacramento County, California: index of pioneer burials, tombstone photos, 1860-1925
  • Pioneer town of Woodbridge: San Joaquin County, California : includes index and tombstone photos
  • Pioneer Harmony Grove Cemetery: Lockeford, San Joaquin County, California
  • Descent from John Crowe of Yarmouth and 70 related New England families to Charles Crowell and Susan Ploof: pioneers of the Blackbird, Thurston County, Nebraska
  • Four Lost Pioneer Cemeteries in San Joaquin County, California
  • Glenview Cemetery, Clements, San Joaquin County, California

  • "Wagons West:  Trail Tails,  1848"
  • "Missus McLellan and the Ragtown rustlers: an incident on the California Trail in 1850" 
  • Mountain Men to Astronauts
  • Footprints in time; a short history of Woods School District
  • Index to History of San Joaquin County by George Tinkham
  • St. Mark's Methodist Church: the story of its founding and achievements through the years as the Clay Street Methodist Episcopal Church, Chinese Methodist Episcopal Mission, Chinese Christian Center 
  • Stockton area pioneers 1850-1900
  • Remembering Men and Women in the Stockton Rural Cemetery
  • Jackson School
  • It happened in Stockton 1900-1925 
  • Go West 
  • History of Clay Street Methodist Episcopal Church Stockton, California: an account of its founding and achievements through the years
  • The American ancestry of Yvonne Odette Kennedy
  • Reuel Colt Gridley and his sack of flour 
  • Nevada biographical and genealogical sketch index
  • Library service for genealogists
  • Directory of archivist and librarian genealogical instructors
  • A personal name index to Orton's Records of California men in the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867: an index
  • Sources of Californiana: from padron to voter registration
  • Pennsylvania and Middle Atlantic States genealogical manuscripts: a user's guide to the manuscript collections of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania: as indexed in its manuscript materials index
  • Memorial and biographical history of the counties of Merced, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Tuolumne, and Mariposa, California. Personal name index: Illustrated. Containing a history of this important section of the Pacific Coast from the earliest period ... and biographical mention of its pioneers and also of prominent citizens of today
  • History of Stanislaus County, California, index
  • History of Merced County, California: with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, farms, residences, public buildings ... with biographical sketches of prominent citizens.
  • An annotated bibiliography [sic] of the history of Del Norte and Humboldt Counties.
  • Descendants of Gabriel Woodmancy/Woodmansee of New London, Connecticut: thirteen generations from 1665
  • Rhode Island biographical and genealogical sketch index
  • The City of the Great Peace: An Historical Study of Stockton Rural Cemetery
  • Blow! Bugles! Blow! A history of Stockton during the Civil War; the final phase
  • Beat! Beat! Drums! A history of Stockton during the Civil War; the first phase
  • Remembered Men in Rural Cemetery
  • Stockton Fire Engines through the Years
  • The Fire Service in San Joaquin County
  • A Selected Social studies bibliography on Stockton and San Joaquin County
  • A guide to historical locations in San Joaquin County
  • Railroads in San Joaquin County
  • The family of Mr. and Mrs. Noah Horace Spencer of Hampshire County, Virginia
  • Stockton's Historic Public Schools
  • Stockton in vintage postcards
  • Stockton's golden era : an illustrated history
  • Yosemite's historic hotels and camps
  • A history of Stockton from its organization up to the present time, including a sketch of San Joaquin County : comprising a history of the government, politics, state of religion, fire department, commerce, secret societies, art, science, manufactures, ag
  • History of San Joaquin County, California: with biographical sketches of leading men and women of the county who have been identified with its growth and development from the early days to the present
  • History of the state of California and biographical record of San Joaquin County
  • Samfow : the San Joaquin Chinese legacy
  • The Chinese community of Stockton 
  • Stockton's crown jewel: the Bob Hope/Fox California
  • Never a burnt bridge
  • Stockton : sunrise port on the San Joaquin
  • Cities & towns of San Joaquin County since 1847
  • Stockton memories: a pictorial history of Stockton, California
  • Life in Little Manila: Filipinas/os in Stockton, California, 1917-1972
  • Little Manila is in the heart: the making of the Filipina/o American community in Stockton, California
  • Filipina pioneers: the Pinay in Stockton, California, 1929-1946
  • Filipinos in Stockton
  • From the Ohio to the San Joaquin: a biography of Captain William S. Moss, 1798-1883
  • Stockton: sunrise port on the San Joaquin
  • Tales of a gold rush city: Stockton, California
  • A history of the Lodi Grape Festival
  • Remember when: Lodi in the fifties and sixties
  • Bethany and Mohr's Landing in San Joaquin County, California
  • Rancho El Pescadero 
  • A history of San Joaquin Delta College: from College of the Pacific beginnings to 1990
  • A history of the public schools of Stockton, California

  • An Illustrated history of San Joaquin County, California : containing a history of San Joaquin County from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time: together with glimpses of its future prospects : with full-page portraits of some of its most eminent men and biographical mention of many of its pioneers and also prominent citizens of to-day. - Lewis Publishing Co. 1890
  • History of San Joaquin County, California; with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, residences, public buildings, fine blocks, and manufactories, from original sketches by artists of the highest ability. - Thompson & West 1879
  • The story of the San Joaquin County court house : a chronology for the information of the citizens of San Joaquin County - Charles Weber
  • History and landmarks of San Joaquin County - Mrs. George Finbohner
  • Legends of San Joaquin County. - Fred Cook
  • San Joaquin County: yesterday, today - San Joaquin School District
  • Knight's Ferry's water heritage: a warm and nostalgic account of Knight's Ferry's early relations with its river - John Criswell
  • Italians of San Joaquin County - Ralph Clark
  • Filipinos in San Joaquin County: the long struggle for acceptance - Frank Perez
  • Courage, change & vision: chronicles of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department from 1848-2003 - John Basalto
  • Live Oak Cemetery Association records, 1883-1884
  • Farm equipment invented in the San Joaquin Valley : Pioneers of the San Joaquin - Frank Latta
  • "Doctors of San Joaquin," 1936-1949.  -  Jesse Barnes
  • An informal story of Grindstone Joe : benevolent ruler of the island he built in the San Joaquin Delta - Ingraham Read
  • The founding of New Hope Colony and the Mormons in the Stockton area - Steven Anthes
  • History of the theatre in Stockton, California, 1850-1892 - Benjamin Nois
  • A history of the First Congregational Church : Stockton, California - Ralph Raven
  • Harbor of the heartlands : a history of the inland seaport of Stockton, California, from the Gold Rush to 1985 - Nicholas Hardeman
  • Downtown Stockton - Daniel Kasser
  • Stephens Bros : boat builders and designers, Stockton, California - Barry Ward
  • Captain Charles M. Weber : pioneer of the San Joaquin and founder of Stockton, California - George Hammond
  • Ninetieth anniversary, March 17, 1940 : First Presbyterian Church, Stockton, California - Ward Long
  • Captain Weber and his place in early California history - Helen Cahill
  • Stockton 99 Speedway - William Poindexter
  • Great men and historical moments in Stockton. - Bank of Stockton
  • 100th anniversary of Stockton Typographical Union, Local no. 56, 1861-1961.
  • The Big Oak Flat Road; an account of freighting from Stockton to Yosemite Valley - Irene Paden
  • Remarkable women of Stockton - Mary Jo Gohlke
  • A history of Central Methodist Church, Stockton, California: 1849-1970 - Avanelle Hutchison
  • The Chinese community in Stockton : Wah Yun = Shih-tso-tun hua jen - John Fang
  • History of the College of the Pacific, 1851-1951 written in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of its founding. - Dennis Rockwell
  • Search for safety: the founding of Stockton's Black community - Frances Baltich
  • California's Tidewater shortlines: railroads that touched the Western Pacific between Stockton and San Francisco - Norman Holmes
  • Pioneer leather tanners: a history of the Wagner family  - Joyce Boda
  • Benjamin Holt: the story of the Caterpillar tractor - Walter Payne
  • The City of Stockton and its surroundings: its climate, business facilities, increasing trade, various industries and prosperous condition 
  • The great San Joaquin basin and its wonderful resources - N. M. Orr
  • One in Christ: a short history of the Diocese of Stockton, 1962-2002 -Jim Shebl
  • Growing in Grace: a brief history of Grace United Methodist Church, 1850-1975 - Pearl Sweet
  • Beyond the call: profiles of San Joaquin County, California, peace officers who have died in the line of duty, 1850-1997 - John Balsalto
  • Guide to the manuscript collections, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Libraries - Daryl Morrison
  • Stockton's firefighters: a legacy of service and distinction - Tod Ruhstahler
  • San Joaquin County Ferry System, 1899-1956
  • The key years of Stockton's El Dorado Brewery - Ron Smith
  • The history of Linden. - Claude Cranston
  • From stage stop to friendly community: a history of Linden - Don Smith
  • Remembrance of Linden past: geo-history of Linden, California in the 1950s - David Patterson
  • Lockeford's beginnings: a California pioneer doctor's dream : from journals, diaries, letters and other family sources (1850-1887) - Delia Emerick
  • Harmony Grove Church (Lockeford, Calif.) Restoration Papers, 1967-1996. - Peggy Engh
  • A half-century of Lockeford, California: a survey of its history and the contribution of its founder -- Dean Jewett Locke - Robert Bahnsen
  • Unforgettable Atlanta - Elsie Alfieri
  • Lodi, California : home of the flame Tokay grape - C. E. Fisher
  • Lodi, the home of the Mokelkos. - Freda Nesbit
  • A record of the First Methodist Church of Lodi, California, 1853-1958 : including the early history of church in the surrounding area.
  • 75 years in Lodi: a history of the First Congregational Church of Lodi, California - Margaret Neumann
  • Lodi Garden Club: 50 years reflections : 1946-1996, Lodi, California. - Catherine Bell
  • Lodi: 1945-2005 - Ralph Clark
  • Lodi: a vintage valley town - Christi Kennedy
  • History of Clements - Margaret Lathrop
  • Manteca memories; photographic recollections of the Manteca Area.
  • A 50-year history: the First Methodist Church of Manteca; (a part of St. Paul's Federated Church: Methodist Union Baptist) - Dick Rasmussen
  • Tracy - Tracy Historical Society
  • Escalon - Barbara Willis
  • Escalon Presbyterian Church, 1913-2013: centennial celebration.
  • Brief history of Womens Improvement Club in the Escalon community - Claire Murlin
  • The history of old Farmington : Farmington, California - Ruth Hewitt
  • Terminous, California in the heartland of the San Joaquin delta - Karen Weitze
  • Byron Hot Spring - Kenneth Osterdock
  • Roberts Island 1868 to 1900 - Janet Ratto
  • Holt: Town and Station - Dean DeCarli
  • The Holt School/Peterson School - Dean DeCarli