This file contains information from the civilian draft registration cards completed in 1917-1918 for Modoc County, California.

Birth Information: Residents Of This County In 1917-18 And Persons With Links To This County

The information below was abstracted from by Raymond H. Banks from civilian registration cards completed in 1917-1918. All rights reserved. Some men do not have birth locations listed because they registered on the final draft registration day in 1918 when this information was not recorded. Almost 24 million men registered for the draft — not always in the county of residence.

Microfilm copies of the original cards are maintained by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints. Researchers can probably order loaner copies of specific reels from Salt Lake City through requests at local LDS family history centers. Payment for mailing costs is required. Catalog subject heading: United States — Military Records — World War I although these records are not actually military records Original cards are kept at the National Archives branch near Atlanta, Georgia.

The compiler has not abstracted the registrant’s address the name and address of next of kin, occupation, work address, general physical description and occasionally listed general description of a disability. Please consult the original card to verify all information.

1st Column: Name
2nd Column: Birth Date
3rd Column: Ethnic Group
4th Column: Birth Location Or Other Info (Spelling Unreliable) Other Columns: Location Of Registration