Below are links to extractions or transcriptions of local records completed by Ventura County Genealogical Society volunteers. We make every effort to have accurate information, but inadvertent mistakes do happen. Please be patient with us. If you see something that needs to be corrected, please let us know.

If you would like to search the obituary pages from our old site, you may use Internet Archive’s Way Back Machine. Other pages from the previous Ventura County Genealogical Society Archives are also available through that link. Vital records lookups in additional records are also available.

Ventura County Pioneers

First meeting of the Ventura County Pioneers Society (19 Sep 1891)


Declaration of Intent

Certificates of Citizenship

  • Index to Naturalization Records (1873-1903), Declarations of Intent, Books 2, 4 and 5 
  • Final Naturalization Petitions, 1907-1914


Baptisms (to 1900) Ventura Congregational Church

Census Records

1860 Census of San Buenaventura Township

1870 Census of Township No. 1

1900 Census of Simi Township

School Records

Graduates Ventura High School  1890-1952

City Directories

1875 Ventura County L. L. Paulson Directory

1920 Ventura County  Business Directory

Simi Directories

Criminal Records

Contact the Ventura County Courts:

Military Records

  • Index of men from Ventura County who served  in WWI (June 1919)
  • Veterans of various wars buried in Nordoff Cemetery, Ojai
  • Vietnam Casualties from Ventura County

Land Records

Spanish & Mexican Land Grants in Ventura County

Voter Registrations

Great Register of 1866-1869
Great Register of 1890
Voter Registration 1904
Great Register of 1912Camarillo and Conejo Precincts
Great Register of 1916

Death Records

Coroner’s Inquest Records, 1873-1941

Death Indexes

  • Deaths for the years 1872-1905
  • Deaths for the years 1906-1908

Other Deaths

  • Victims of the Saint Francis Dam Disaster March 12, 1928
  • Casualites of the Vietnam War from Ventura County


  • Search our former archive obituary index listings.


Abstracts Will Book IProbate Records Index, 1873-1993