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LDS Microfilms
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MISSION AND CHURCH RECORDS:

CATHOLIC MISSION AND CHURCH RECORDS CALIFORNIA’s 21 MISSIONS (Missions listed in order of founding.)

1. Mission San Diego de Alcala, 1769, (San Diego, CA)
 
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS NOTES
0830163 Book of Baptisms  Baptisms, 1769-1822 Translation and transcription from the original for the San Diego Historical Society, by Winifred Davidson and Ann Guern
0944001 " " "
0882975 Registro Misional, 1776-1880 Baptisms, 1800-1822
Burials, 1849-1880
Burials, (gente de razón), 1776-1804 at both mission and presidio cemeteries
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0944282 Mission Records, Item 11, Extracts of Church Records, 1775-1888 Baptisms, 1770-1855
Marriages, 1777-1880
Deaths, 1769-1880
Confirmations, 1778-1888
Abstracted by Thomas Workman Temple II
1320538 Mission Records, Item 9, Extracts of Church Records, 1775-1888 Baptisms, 1770-1855 Confirmations, 1778-1888 Marriages, 1777-1880
Deaths, 1769-1880
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0962211
  Item 15
San Diego Mission Baptisms, 1775-1808   Transcribed by Bill Mason; copied by Marie E. Northrop, 1959

2. Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, 1770, (Carmel, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS NOTES
0913159 Mission Registers, 1770-1915 Index to Baptisms and Burials, 1770-1885
Baptisms, 1770-1885
0913160 " Baptisms, 1855-1896
0913315 " Items 1-2, Early Baptisms, 1770-1828
Item 3, Burials, 1770-1817
0913163 " Confirmations, 1778-1896
0913161 " Marriages, 1772-1908
0913162 " Burials, 1770-1915
0909228 " Item 1, Church Records (padrón), 1796
0913164 " Church Records (padrones), 1818-1842
0913167 " Item 4, Biographical sketches of the clergy of 1817.
0913303 " Patents, accounts, and inventories, 1770-1890
0944282 Mission Records
Item 8, Extracts of Church Records, 1770-1899
Abstracted by Thomas Workman Temple II
0944282 Mission Records
Item 9, Extracts of Church Records, 1770-1899
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3. San Antonio de Padua, 1771, (Jolon, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS NOTES
0913297 Church Records, 1771-1882 Index to Baptisms, 1834
Baptisms, 1771-1882
Marriages, 1773-1872
0913298 " Deaths and Burials, 1771-1872
Confirmations, 1778-1872
0913299 " Church Records, 1833-1841
Inventory of patents, 1811-1844
Deed and land patents, 1862
0909228 " Item 5, Church Records,1798
0944282 Mission Records
Item 10, Extracts of Church Records, 1771-1880
Marriages, 1773-1872
Deaths, 1774-1792, 1808
Confirmations, 1778-1793
Abstracted by Thomas Workman Temple II

4. Mission San Gabriel Archangel, 1771, (San Gabriel, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS NOTES
0002642 Church Records, 1771-1908 Marriages, 1774-1855
0002643 " Baptisms, 1771-1819
0002644 Baptisms, 1820-1908
0002645 " Confirmations, 1771-1851
Official reports, 1773-1831, may also be in the roll
0002646 " Burials, 1774-1855
0175774 Baptismal Records of San Gabriel Mission, 1771-1864; and Plaza Church, Los Angeles, 1826-1873   Copied and typed by the Daughters of the American Revolution. Thomas Workman Temple II Chapter (San Gabriel, California)
1421704 California Collection, Item 12, page 100 Baptisms, 1771-1796 Marriages, early to 1850 Typescript by Marie Northrop
1320538 Mission Records, Items 13-16, Extracts of Church Records, 1772-1908 Item 13, Baptisms, 1772-1864
Item 14, Marriages, 1774-1908
Item 15, Deaths, 1774-1855 Item 16, Confirmations, 1778-1899
Tithes, 1858-1860
Abstracted by Thomas Workman Temple II

5. Mission San Luis Obispo de Toloso, 1772, (San Luis Obispo, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
0913300 Mission Registers, 1772-1906 Baptisms, 1772-1821
0913301 " Baptisms,1821-l 869
Marriages, 1772-1902
Deaths and Burials, 1772-1838
0913302 " Confirmations, 1778-1906
Church Records (padrones), 1833-1835
Martyrs, all missions
Also grants, patents, and inventory, 1806-1840
0909228 " Items 2-3, Church Records (padrones), 1797-1798

6. Mission San Francisco de Asis (Mission Dolores), 1776, (San Francisco, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS NOTES
1421704 California Collection, Item 12, page 48 "Dolores Mission Burials" Typescript by Marie Northrop

7. Mission San Juan Capistrano, 1776, (San Juan Capistrano, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
1290447 Church Records, 1777-1954 Baptisms, 1777-1938
1290448 " Item 1, Baptisms, 1938-1954
Item 2, Marriages, 1777-1915, includes index
Item 3-4, Deaths, 1777-1915
Item 5, Confirmations, 1850, 1878, 1881, 1884, 1888, 1891 1894, 1900, 1908, 1919

8. Mission Santa Clara de Asis, 1777, (Santa Clara, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS NOTES
0944282 Mission Records, Item 14, Extracts of Church Records, 1778-1863 Baptisms, 1777-1843
Marriages, 1778-1863
Deaths, 1778-1866; and Confirmations, 1779-1784
Abstracted by Thomas Workman Temple II

9. Mission San Buenaventura, 1782, (Ventura, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
0913170 Mission Registers, 1782-1915 Baptisms, 1782-1783
Marriages, 1782-1893
0913171 " Burials, 1782-1912
Confirmations, 1833-1915
Church Records, 1825
0913172 " Item 1, Clothing distribution to Indians, 1806-1815, including list of Indian families, 1825
Item 2, Inventory, 1790-1809
Item 3, Index to Baptisms and Confirmations, about 1792-1806

10. Mission Santa Barbara, 1786, (Santa Barbara, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS NOTES
1548300 Church Records, 1783-1847 Item 3, Baptisms, Marriages (to Urquides, Guillermo), 1783-1847, reproduction of card file with names listed alphabetically
1548539 " Item 1, Marriages (cont)
Deaths
0913165 Mission Registers, 1776-1912 Item 1, Baptisms, 1786-1858
Item 2, Marriages, 1787-1857
Item 3, Burials, 1787-1841; all Santa Barbara Indians
0913166 " Items 1-2, Burials of Caucasians at Presidio Santa Barbara  
0913167 " Item 1, Church Records (padrones), 1815
Item 2, Church Records (padrones), 1840
Item 3, Church Records (patentes), 1786-1836
Item 6, Church Records procedures, 1812-1815
Item 9, Lists of missionaries, 1796-1821
Item 10, Accounts of the missions, 1784-1831
Item 11, Ecclesiastical council and statistical Records, 1811-1831
 
0913168 " Annual and biennial reports of the missions, 1776-1832  
0913169 " Biennial reports of the missions, 1793-1828
Spiritual reports statistics, 1808-1831
Spiritual reports of each mission 1808-1832
0962211
Item 14
Santa Barbara Mission, Baptisms, 1782-84, Deaths, 1782-1795; and census of Santa Barbara, California, 1834   Copied from Bancroft Library by Marie Northrop in 1958
1421704 California Collection, Item 12   Typescript by Marie Northrop

11. Mission La Purisima Conception, 1787, (Lompoc, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
1548539 Church Records, 1790-1852 Item 2, Baptisms, 1790-1840 
Marriages, 1790-1842
Burials, 1790-1852

12. Mission Santa Cruz, 1791, (Santa Cruz, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
0913304 Mission Registers, 1791-1902 Baptisms, 1791-1857
0913305 " Marriages, 1791-1902
Burials, 1791-1894
0913306 " Confirmations, 1793-1902
0913307 " Patents 1806-1848
Accounts 1863-1878

13. Mission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, 1791, (Soledad, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
913308 Registros Parroquiales, 1791-1854 Bautismos, 1791-1854
Matrimonios, 1792-1851
Patentes, 1806-1833
913166 "  Item 3, Confirmaciones, 1792-1894
909228 " Item 4, Documentos eclesiásticos (padrón), 1798

14. Mission San José de Guadalupe, 1797, (Santa Clara Co, San José, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
0913166 Registros Misional, 1835-1859 Item 4, Confirmations, 1835-1858
Item 5, Burials, 1837-1859

15. Mission San Juan Bautista, 1797, (San Benito Co, San Juan Bautista, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
0913309 Mission Registers, 1797-1937 Baptisms, 1797-1873
Marriages, 1797-1890
0913310 " Patents, 1806-1847
Accounts, 1818-1825
0913311 " Burials, 1797-1865
Confirmations, 1851-1937
Church Records, 1810, 1824, 1828, 1831
0913316 " Baptisms, 1797-1843

16. Mission San Miguel Archangel, 1797, (San Luis Obispo Co, San Miguel, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
0913312 Mission Registers, 1797-1937 Baptisms and some Marriages, 1797-1862
0913313 " Baptisms, 1879-1899
Marriages, 1879-1925
Burials, 1798-1858, 1879-1909
0913314 " Church Records, (padrones), 1822, 1826-29
Patents and accounts, 1801- 1844
Confirmations, 1879-1900
Marriage information, 1880
Deeds and maps of San Luis Obispo, Santa Cruz, 
Soledad, Carmel, Rancho Laguna San Luis Obispo, 
San Juan Bautista, and San Miguel, 1874

17. Mission San Luis Rey de Francia, 1798, (San Luis Rey, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
0913166 Church Records, 1811-1828 Items 7-8, Church censuses, 1811-1821
0913167 " Item 5, Biographical sketches of clergy, 1820
Item 8, Baptisms, 1827-1828

18. Mission Santa Inés, 1804 (Santa Ynez, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
1548539 Church Records, 1806-1917 Item 3, Baptisms, ca. 1806-1886
Marriages, ca. 1816-1904
Burials, ca. 1811-1917 

19. Mission San Rafael Arcangel, 1817, (San Rafael, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
0909235 Church Records, 1817-1907 Item 1, Marriages, 1818-1839
Item 2-3, Marriages, 1875-1907
0909236 " Items 1-4, Baptisms, 1817-1880, 1884-1901
Item 5, Burials, 1840-1854
Item 6, Confirmations, 1851-1879
Item 7, Marriages, 1840-1875

OTHER CHURCH RECORDS:
Our Lady Queen of the Angels (The Old Plaza Church), Los Angeles, CA (Los Angeles, CA)
LDS FILM # TITLE CONTENTS
0002537 Church Records, 1826-1920 Bautismos, 1826-1864
0002538 " Bautismos, 1865-1880
0002539 " Bautismos, 1880-1901
0002540 " Bautismos, 1901-1910
0002541 " Bautismos, 1911-1917
0002542 " Bautismos, 1917-1920
0002543 " Matrimonios, 1840-1910
0002544 " Entierros, 1825-1903
0002545 " Entierros, 1903-1919
1421704 " "Marriage Records of the Plaza Church, Los Angeles City." Also, Marie Northrop, "Plaza Church Deaths, 1826-1838 and 1862-1863," p 53, CA Collection, Item 12.

Temple Extractions  (included with Records for individual missions above)
LDS Film #0944282, Mission Records for following missions abstracted by Thomas Workman Temple II.
ITEM # TITLE MISSION CONTENTS
Item 1 Extracts of Church Records, 1772-1884 Catholic Church. Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa (San Luis Obispo, CA) Baptisms, 1772-1881
Marriages, 1775-1881
Deaths, 1772-1881 Confirmations, 1778-1836
Item 2 Extracts of Church Records, 1782-1896 Catholic Church. Mission San Buenaventura (Ventura, CA) Baptisms, 1782-1849
Marriages, 1782-1874
Deaths, 1782-1896
Item 3 Extracts of Church Records, 1776-1851 Catholic Church. Mission San Francisco de Asís (San Francisco, CA) Baptisms, 1779-1849
Marriages, 1776-1850
Deaths, 1776-1851
Item 4 Extracts of Church Records, 1782-1848 Mission Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA) Baptisms, 1782-1845
Marriages, 1786-1852
Confirmations, 1783-1831
Deaths, 1782-1853
Item 5 Records of various missions, extracted and compiled by Marie Northrop   Background of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Marriages, 1786-1842
Santa Inés Baptisms, 1805-1886
Santa Ines Marriages, 1807- 1904
La Purisima Baptisms, 1789-1842
La Purisima Burials, 1790-1844
Item 6 Burial Records of "gente de razón," 1811-1917 Catholic Church. Mission Santa Inés (Santa Ynez, CA), includes some Burial Records from Mission La Purisima Concepción (Lompoc, CA)  
Item 7 Extracts of Church Records, 1852-1893 Catholic Church. San Salvador de Jurupa (San Bernardino, CA) Baptisms, 1852-1893
Marriages, 1852-1893
Deaths, 1852-1887
Item 8 Extracts of Church Records, 1770-1899 Catholic Church. Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo (Carmel, CA)  
Item 9 Extracts of Church Records, 1770-1899 Catholic Church. Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo (Carmel, CA)  
Item 10 Extracts of Church Records, 1771-1880 Catholic Church. Mission San Antonio de Pádua (Jolon, CA) Baptisms, 1771-1880
Marriages, 1773-1872
Deaths, 1774-1792, 1808
Confirmations, 1778-1793
Item 11 Extracts of Church Records, 1775-1888 Catholic Church. Mission San Diego de Alcalá (San Diego, CA) Baptisms, 1770-1855
Marriages, 1777-1880
Deaths, 1769-1880
Confirmations, 1778-1888
Item 12 Extracts of Monterey municipal censuses, 1804-1836 Catholic Church. Monterey (CA) List of persons in the garrison, 1804
Census of the garrison, 1808
General Church census of Monterey, 1836
Item 13 San Luis Obispo, CA   Census 1850 and 1870,
random entries
Item 13 Extracts of census Records, 1799 Catholic Church. Mission San José de Guadalupe (San Jose, CA)  
Item 14 Extracts of Church Records, 1778-1863 Catholic Church. Mission Santa Clara de Asís (Santa Clara, CA) Baptisms, 1777-1843
Marriages, 1778-1863
Deaths, 1778-1866
Confirmations, 1779-1784.
Item 15 Extracts of Church Records, 1797-1860 Catholic Church. Mission San Juan Bautista (San Juan Bautista, CA) Baptisms, 1797-1832
Marriages, 1803-1836, 1849
Deaths, 1797-1832, 1860
Item 16 Extracts of Church Records, 1827, 1876 Catholic Church. Mission San Luis Rey de Francia (San Luis Rey, CA) "fragmentary entries," 1827, (poor quality copy)
Confirmations, 1876
Item 17 Extracts of Church Records, 1791-1861 Catholic Church. Mission Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA) Baptisms, 1791-1857
Marriages, 1791-1861
Confirmations, 1795-1844
Items 18-19 Extracts of Church Records, 1797-1855 Catholic Church. Mission San Fernando Rey de España (San Fernando, CA) Baptisms, 1797-1855
Marriages, 1798-1854
Deaths, 1798-1851
Item 20 Extracts of Church Records, 1776-1915 Catholic Church. Mission San Juan Capistrano (San Juan Capistrano, CA) Baptisms, 1776-1875
Marriages, 1777-1915
Deaths, 1781-1899

LDS Film #1320538, Another filming of Temple Records.
ITEM # TITLE MISSION CONTENTS
Item 1 Extracts of Church Records, 1789-1844 Catholic Church. Mission La Purísima Concepción (Lompoc, CA) Baptisms, 1789-1842
Marriages, 1790-1842
Deaths, 1790-1844
Item 2 Extracts of Church Records, 1782-1848 Catholic Church. Mission Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA) Baptisms, 1782-1845
Marriages, 1786-1852
Confirmations, 1783-1831
Deaths, 1782-1853
Item 3 Extracts of Church Records, 1782-1896 Catholic Church. Mission San Buenaventura (Ventura, CA) Baptisms, 1782-1849
Marriages, 1782-1874
Deaths, 1782-1896
Item 4 Extracts of Church Records, 1823-1839 Catholic Church. Mission San Francisco Solano (Sonoma, CA) Baptisms, 1828-1839
Marriages, 1834-1838
Deaths, 1823-1839. 
Item 5 Extracts of Church Records, 1797-1822 Catholic Church. Mission San José de Guadalupe (San Jose, CA) Baptisms, 1797-1799
Marriages, 1797-1803
Deaths, 1803-1822
Item 6 Extracts of Church Records, 1827, 1876, Catholic Church. Mission San Luis Rey de Francia (San Luis Rey, CA) "fragmentary entries," 1827, (poor quality copy)
Confirmations, 1876
Item 7 Extracts of Church Records, 1800-1862 Catholic Church. Mission San Miguel Arcangel (San Miguel, CA) Baptisms, 1800-1862
Marriages, 1821-1860
Deaths, 1809-1840
Item 8 Extracts of Church Records, 1791-1834 Catholic Church. Mission Nuestra Señora de la Soledad (Soledad, CA) Baptisms, 1791-1834
Item 9 Extracts of Church Records, 1775-1888 Catholic Church. Mission San Diego de Alcalá (San Diego, CA) Baptisms, 1770-1855
Confirmations, 1778-1888
Marriages, 1777-1880
Deaths, 1769-1880
Item 10 Extracts of Church Records, 1826-1890 Catholic Church. Our Lady Queen of the Angels (Los Angeles, CA) Baptisms, 1826-1874
Marriages, 1849-1884
Deaths, 1826-1890, 1826-1838
Item 11-12 Extracts of Church Records, 1805-1917 Catholic Church. Mission Santa Inés (Santa Ynez, CA) Item 11, Baptisms, 1805-1885
Marriages, 1807-1904
Deaths, 1811-1917
Item 12, Baptisms, 1805-1885
Marriages, 1807-1904
Deaths, 1811-1917. (Two sets of different extracts for the same years.)
Item 13-16 Extracts of Church Records, 1772-1908 Catholic Church. Mission San Gabriel Arcangel (San Gabriel, CA) Item 13, Baptisms, 1772-1864
Item 14, Marriages, 1774-1908
Item 15, Deaths, 1774-1855
Item 16, Confirmations, 1778-1899
tithes, 1858-1860


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