San Luis Obispo County

This site is meant to be an "Entry Point" for San Luis Obispo County Resources.

These Historical & Genealogical Resources are primarily the result of the diligent efforts of
The San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society

For more County Resources, click on the Libraries button at the top of this page.

Historical Data

Original Land Plats - 1850 - 1865

LL Paulson's 1875 Directory

1885 California Maps

Naturalization Records

Naturalization & Citizenship Resources

Headstone Photos from all the SLO Cemeteries are available as an attachment to an email.

The Sites below contain information and Indexes.
Adelaida ~ Arroyo Grande District Cemetery ~ Cambria
Canet Family Cemetery ~ Cayucos-Morro Bay
  Chapel of the Roses ~ Creston Estrella ~ Halcyon 
Los Osos Valley Memorial Park ~ Old Mission
Paso Robles District Cemetery ~ Pine Mountain
Pleasant Valley ~ Pleyto ~ Pozo ~ San Luis Cemetery
 San Miguel ~ Santa Margarita ~ Santa Rosa Catholic
St Patrick's ~ Shandon ~ Templeton ~ Willow Creek

"Mystery Graves "
Howe Family Graves - Hwy 41

Recorded by Lillian R Hooks
Data discovered by Martha A Crosley Graham
Civil Court Cases, Land & Tax Records

Land and Tax Records

Mexican Land Grants
Land Patents / Ranchos ~ 1859 - 1923

Civil Court Cases  ~ Index

Miscellaneous Probate Abstracts
Vital Records
Vital Records - Transcriptions [Off-Site]
Old Birth Records ~ Delayed Birth Certificates
Early Death Index [1850 > 1905]

Marriage Miscellany
Marriage Index 1850 > 1930
Marriage Book, Arroyo Grande Gen Library

Obituaries - SLO Gen Library Archives
Obituaries  [Off-Site]

Wood ~ Voakes & Wood Mortuary
1873 > 1905 Mortuary Records
Great Registers & Voter Affidavits

Census Records:
1850 Index [USGW Archives]
1860 Index
1870 Index and Abstracs

SLOCGS ~ Research Services
Historical SLO News Gleanings
Newspaper Abstracts ~ Off Site
"100  Years Ago - Today"

Historical News Articles: 
"Times Past"
Deaths, Obituaries & Accidents
Churches - Vital Records

St Patrick's Record of Interments ~ Arroyo Grande
St Patrick's Record of Confirmations
St Stephen's Episcopal Church - San Luis Obispo
Methodist Episcopal Church ~ Arroyo Grande

Huntington Library
Early California Population Project

Use the link above, click on the left "Go to Database"
Second step: Login
Third Step: Add Name, email address & Password, accept terms, Log in.


Spanish American War Veteran Burials

Webster ~ Morris Family
Diaries ~ Family Remembrances

The Family of Hiram Cornelius Powell
There are two versions:
'In Hiram's own words" ~ Edited by Aunt Iva
Margaret L Shuey Huston

Biographies - SLO County
Rufus Demming

Los Californiaños

Site Updated: 20 October 2015

This Site belongs to the San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society