Source Information

Graden, Debra, comp.. California State Roster, 1899 Government and Military records [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2001.
Original data: California Blue Book or State Roster 1899. Sacramento, CA, USA: State Printing Office, 1899 or 1900.

About California State Roster, 1899 Government and Military records

"California Blue Book, or State Roster, 1899" compiled by Charles Forrest Curry, Secretary of State, Printed at the State Printing office, Sacramento, (no date given). This book contains a listing of over 13,000 state and municipal employees of the State of California for the year 1899. The listing include all governors (Spanish, Mexican & American), employees of various state institutions and municipal governments down to the city levels. There are listing of employees of most state institutions such as hospitals, universities and prisons. There is also a listing of the national guard and political parties. The records usually contain name, occupation or position held, organization worked for and place of residence. This is an excellent source of location of families at the time of the 1900 Federal Census. regrets to inform you that Debra Graden passed away unexpectedly. Photocopies of the original data will no longer be available upon request. We are grateful to Debra for the long hours she contributed to making her databases such useful resources to so many people.