World Archives Project: Tulare County, California, Sheriff's Office and Prison Records, 1874-1963

From Ancestry.com Wiki

Revision as of 17:47, 6 March 2013 by Wapupdate (Talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Current revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

View Sample Image

About this project This collection contains various records from the Sheriff's Office of Visalia County in California.

Contents

Need help keying this project?


Project-specific sample images and form field help:

Choose a sample image from below to see the corresponding form field examples.
Coroner Register
Fee Book
Miscellaneous
Register of Actions
Register of Convicts
Index

Coroner Register

41691_630630_0237-00039.jpg

Chose the "Coroner's Register" form type when the image is of the Coroner's Register. It will typically say "Coroner's Register" at the type of the image and contain the name of the deceased, age, gender, race, nativity, residence, place and date of death.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.
See Example

Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Alias Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the alias name as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.
See Example

Alias Surname

Key the surname of the alias name as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Gender

Key the gender in full using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Age

Key the age at the time the record was recorded.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12". If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10" If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12" If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
See Example

Race

Key the Race from the field titled "Race," using the dictionary provided to assist. If the race listed is not in the dictionary, please key as seen.
See Example

Birth Place

Key the birth place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If no place of birth column appears on the record, key the birth place from the nativity column. Separate all geographical locations with a comma.
See Example

Residence Location

Key the residence location using the dictionary provided to assist you. Do not key the street address as part of the residence place should it appear.
See Example

Death Day

Key the day from the death date.
See Example

Death Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the death date using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Death Place

Key the death place using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the death place appears as "Same as Above", key the death place from the residence place. If an address is given, do not key the street address as part of the death place. Otherwise, key as seen. Separate all geographical locations with a comma.
See Example

Death Year

Key the year from the death date.
See Example

Fee Book

41691_920600178_0095-00009.jpg

Choose the the "Fee Book" form type for images from the fee book. This form type is being used for images that contain the plaintiff and defendant relationtionship but are NOT Registers of Actions. They will typically say "Sheriff's Fee Book" at the top of the image and include a date, and the names of a plaintiff and defendant. Please review the wiki for specific image samples.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name of the defendant, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the defendant name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Given" field.
See Example

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods. If the defendant name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Given" field.
See Example

Surname

Key the surname of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the defendant name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Given" field.
See Example

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the defendant name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Given" field.
See Example

Plantiff Prefix

Key any titles before the given name of the plantiff, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the plantiff name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Plantifft Given" field.
See Example

Plantiff Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods. If the plantiff name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Plantifft Given" field.
See Example

Plantiff Surname

Key the surname of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the plantiff name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Plantifft Given" field.
See Example

Plantiff Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the plantiff name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Plantifft Given" field.
See Example

Record Day

Key the day from the record date. The record date will be the earliest date found on the record.
See Example

Record Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the record date using the dictionary provided to assist you. The record date will be the earliest date found on the record.
See Example

Record Year

Key the year from the record date. The record date will be the earliest date found on the record. The date range for this content is 1874-1963. Expand any 2 digit years into the appropriate 4 digit year.
See Example

Miscellaneous

41691_520306998_0495-00099.jpg

Choose the "Miscellaneous" form type for images that do not fall into the other specific form types but still contain names to be keyed. This includes, but is not limited to, records of stolen articles, wanted posters or notices, sales books and warrants of arrest.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.
See Example

Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Alias Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the alias name as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.
See Example

Alias Surname

Key the surname of the alias name as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Record City

Key the record city as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Record Day

Key the day from the record date. The record date will be the earliest date found on the record.
See Example

Record Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the record date using the dictionary provided to assist you. The record date will be the earliest date found on the record.
See Example

Record Year

Key the year from the record date. The record date will be the earliest date found on the record. The date range for this content is 1874-1963. Expand any 2 digit years into the appropriate 4 digit year.
See Example

Gender

Key the gender in full using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Age

Key the age at the time the record was recorded.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12". If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10" If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12" If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
See Example

Birth Place

Key the birth place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If no place of birth column appears on the record, key the birth place from the nativity column. Separate all geographical locations with a comma.
See Example

Photograph Available

Key "Yes" if a photograph is available for the record. If there is not photograph, then leave the field blank.
See Example

Register of Actions

41691_630630_0235-00509.jpg

Choose the "Register of Actions" form type when the image is recording a court case. It will typically say "Sheriff's Register of Actions" at the top, and have have a "Title of Action" and "Title of Court."

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name of the defendant, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the defendant name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Given" field.
See Example

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods. If the defendant name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Given" field.
See Example

Surname

Key the surname of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the defendant name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Given" field.
See Example

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the defendant name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Given" field.
See Example

Plantiff Prefix

Key any titles before the given name of the plantiff, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the plantiff name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Plantifft Given" field.
See Example

Plantiff Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods. If the plantiff name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Plantifft Given" field.
See Example

Plantiff Surname

Key the surname of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the plantiff name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Plantifft Given" field.
See Example

Plantiff Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the defendant as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If the plantiff name is a business or other non-person entity, key the entire business name in the "Plantifft Given" field.
See Example

Record Day

Key the day from the record date. The record date will be the earliest date found on the record.
See Example

Record Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the record date using the dictionary provided to assist you. The record date will be the earliest date found on the record.
See Example

Record Year

Key the year from the record date. The record date will be the earliest date found on the record. The date range for this content is 1874-1963. Expand any 2 digit years into the appropriate 4 digit year.
See Example

Court Township

Key the township of the court as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Court County

Key the count of the court as seen on the image using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Register of Convicts

41691_630630_0236-00063.jpg

Choose the "Register of Convicts" form type when the image is of a type of register, such as a jail register, register and descriptive list of convicts, description of prisoners to be discharged, or recidivist's reports. The "Register of Convicts" form type will typically be a list of prisoners or convicts, and include a recival date, age, gender, charge or crime, race, and place of birth or nativity.

Prefix

Key any titles before the given name, such as "Dr," "Mr," or "Mrs," as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.
See Example

Surname

Key the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Alias Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the alias name as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. Initials should be keyed with a space between them and without entering the periods.
See Example

Alias Surname

Key the surname of the alias name as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Day Received

Key the day from the receival date.
See Example

Month Received

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the receival date using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Year Received

Key the year from the receival date.The date range for this content is 1874-1963. Expand any 2 digit years into the appropriate 4 digit year.
See Example

Race

Key the Race from the field titled "Race," using the dictionary provided to assist. If the race listed is not in the dictionary, please key as seen.
See Example

Gender

Key the gender in full using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Age

Key the age at the time the record was recorded.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12". If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10" If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12" If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
See Example

Birth Place

Key the birth place as seen on the record using the dictionary provided to assist you. If no place of birth column appears on the record, key the birth place from the nativity column. Separate all geographical locations with a comma.
See Example

Birth Day

Key the day from the birth year.
See Example

Birth Month

Key the month in its three-letter abbreviation from the birth date using the dictionary provided to assist you.
See Example

Birth Year

Key the year from the birth date.
See Example

Index

41691_630630_0233-00007.jpg

Choose the "Index" form type when the image is of an index, typically containing a list of names with page numbers.



Personal tools