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Sonoma County Marriages, 1847-1902 (Published 1990) $16.00

Great Register of Voters, Sonoma County, California, 1890 (Published 1989) $13.00  Index ONLINE

Sonoma County Death Records, 1873-1905 (2nd edition, Published 1985); currently out of print. Index ONLINE

1895 Map of Sonoma County, California, Dimensions 2'x3', sepia toned. $10.00

Sonoma County Delayed Birth Certificates, 1855-1971 (Published 1992), Second Printing, $12.00

Index to the Sonoma Searcher, Vol I, No 1 - Vol 15, No 4 (1973-1988) $4.50

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Sonoma County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2273
Santa Rosa, CA 95405-0273


Sonoma County Historical Records Commission Publications

Sonoma County History: A Bibliography & Union List (revised and reprinted 1990). $10.00

Sonoma County 1850: Alphabetical Index and Reprint of Population Schedules for Residents of Sonoma County, October 20-November 2, 1850. $2.00

Sonoma County 1852: Alphabetical Index and Reprint of Population, Productions and Capital Schedules for Residents of Sonoma County, June 21-October 21, 1852. $6.50

Index of Abstracts of Wills, Sonoma County 1850-1900 (reprint) $10.00

Oaths of Public Officials - Bonds, Sonoma County 1854-1954. $5.00

Bonds of Guardianship - Sonoma County 1851-1907. $5.00

Sonoma County, 1860 Eighth Census of the United States: Alphabetical index and Population Schedule. $25.00

Researching the History of Your Sonoma County Building:  An overview of how to research a building with a guide to sources of information. $1.50

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Sonoma County Historical Records Commission
c/o County Recorder's Office
P.O. Box 1709
Santa Rosa, Ca 95402-1709


Sonoma County Publications available thru the Heritage Books website

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Sonoma County, California, Cemetery Records, 1846-1921, Third Edition. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1999), 2010, 8x11, paper, alphabetical, index, 622 pp. Contains information on over 90 locations and includes a total of 11,996 names. S1208 - $83.50

Homestead Declarations: Amended Index, Sonoma County, California, Second Edition. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. (1985), 2011, 8x11, paper, alphabetical, 122 pp. Column headings include: Applicant and Family Information, Filing Date, and Vol.-Pg. In some cases, what was apparently the maiden name of a woman was found in the homestead application. S5313 - $22.50

Cemeteries of Sonoma County, California: A History and Guide. Jeremy Dwight Nichols. (2002), 2008, 8x11, paper, index, 146 pp. The primary purpose of this book is to tell the story of the cemeteries in Sonoma County, California, and to enable genealogists, historians, and other researchers to locate these cemeteries. This information was compiled from library references, interviews with local residents, and most importantly, from a personal visit to each cemetery. This book is a history and guide to the cemeteries of Sonoma County, California, not an index of burials in those cemeteries. N2269 - $24.50

Potters Field: The Chanate Historical Cemetery in Santa Rosa, California. This book tells the story of the old Sonoma County Cemetery, a place of burial for those who had no family, friends, or money to provide for themselves. Visit the Chanate Historic Cemetery online at www.chanatecemetery.org 2009, 8x11, paper, index, 174 pp. N5010 - $26.00

Index and Abstracts of Wills, Sonoma County, California: 1850-1900. Sonoma County Genealogical Society. 2007, 8x11, paper, index, 162 pp. Alphabetically arranged records include names of all persons mentioned in the will, residence of the deceased, age of the deceased at the time the will was signed (when available), and ages of children at the time of probate (when available). S4492 - $32.50

The 1930 School Census of Sonoma County, California. Sonoma County Genealogical Soc. 2004, 8x11, paper, alpha., 2 vols., 712 pp. The Statutes of California, 1929 required every elementary school district in the state to take a census of all minors under the age of 18 in October 1930, and every three years thereafter. See online catalog for fuller description. S2464 - $76.00

Early School Attendance Records of Sonoma County, California, Beginning 1858. Sonoma County Genealogical Society. 2004, 8x11, alpha., 496 pp. These school attendance records, which begin in 1858 and generally range to the 1920s, include the name of student, school attended, date of first and last school record, and in most cases, the age and grade of the student at entry and/or exit. S2506 - $50.00

Early School Attendance Records of Sonoma County, California: Volume II, 1874-1932. Sonoma County Genealogical Society. 2007, 8x11, paper, alphabetical, 394 pp. These school attendance records, spanning 1874-1932, include: name of student, parent, address (or general area), school district, date or date range, age and/or grade within the date range, birth date, and left/comments. S4184 - $42.00

Sonoma County, California, Death Records, 1873-1905: 2nd Edition. Sonoma County Genealogical Society. 2000, 8x11, paper, alpha., map, 359 pp. 9555 records from the ledgers of the Sonoma County Recorder; new userfriendly format. S1630 - $42.50

Index to Vital Data in Local Newspapers of Sonoma County, California, Volume I: 1855- 1875. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. 2001, 8x11, paper, map, 391 pp. Newspaper abstracts supplemented with cemetery inscriptions and other data for Sonoma and nearby Marin, Napa, Solano, Lake and Mendocino counties. Contains more than 17,000 entries! S1704 - $45.50

Index To Vital Data In Local Newspapers Of Sonoma County California, Volume II: 1876- 1880. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. (2001), 2008, 8x11, paper, alphabetical, 416 pp. Newspaper abstracts supplemented with cemetery inscriptions and other data for Sonoma and nearby Marin, Napa, Solano, Lake and Mendocino counties: Contains more than 18,000 entries! S1862 - $38.50

Index to Vital Data in Local Newspapers of Sonoma County, California, Volume III: 1881- 1885. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. 2001, 8x11, map, paper, 309 pp. Newspaper abstracts supplemented with cemetery inscriptions and other data for Sonoma and nearby Marin, Napa, Solano, Lake and Mendocino counties: Contains more than 13,000 entries! S1941 - $37.50

Index to Vital Data in Local Newspapers of Sonoma County, California, Volume IV: 1886- 1890. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. 2003, 8x11, paper, 355 pp. Newspaper abstracts for Sonoma and nearby Marin, Napa, Solano, Lake and Mendocino counties. S1901 - $41.50

Index to Vital Data in Local Newspapers of Sonoma County, California, Volume V: 1891- 1899. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. 2007, 8x11, paper, alphabetical, 394 pp. The names contained in this index are primarily residents of Sonoma County, but some residents of Marin, Napa, Solano, Lake and Mendocino can be found within these pages. Contains more than 16,000 entries! S4287 - $50.00

Index to Vital Data in Local Newspapers of Sonoma County, California, Volume VI: 1900-1903. This sixth volume in the series contains nearly 20,000 entries in alphabetical table format. A list of Sonoma County cemeteries, a map of the county, and a list of Sonoma place names enhance this valuable resource. 2007, 8x11, paper, alphabetical, 500 pp. S4358 - $49.50

Index to Vital Data in Local Newspapers of Sonoma County, California, Volume VII: 1904-1906. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. This seventh volume in the series contains more than 18,000 entries in alphabetical table format. A list of Sonoma County cemeteries, a map of the county, and a list of Sonoma place names enhance this valuable resource. 2008, 8x11, paper, alphabetical, 466 pp. S4512 - $46.50

Index to Vital Data in Local Newspapers of Sonoma County, California, Volume VIII: 1907-1909. This eighth volume in the series contains more than 20,000 entries in alphabetical table format. A list of Sonoma County cemeteries, a map of the county, and a list of Sonoma place names enhance this valuable resource. 2009, 8x11, paper, alphabetical, 494 pp. S4940 - $49.50

Index to Vital Data in Local Newspapers of Sonoma County, California, Volume IX: 1910-1912. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. This ninth volume in the series contains nearly 18,000 entries in alphabetical table format. A list of Sonoma County cemeteries, a map of the county, and a list of Sonoma place names enhance this valuable resource. 2011, 8x11, paper, 474 pp. S5284 - $47.00

Index to Vital Data in Local Newspapers of Sonoma County, California, Volume 10: 1913-1915. Sonoma County Genealogical Society. This tenth volume in the series contains nearly 18,000 entries in alphabetical table format. A list of Sonoma County cemeteries, a map of the county, and a list of Sonoma place names enhance this valuable resource. 2012, 8x11, paper, 446 pp. S5390 - $45.00

Indigent Records in Sonoma County, California 1878 to 1926, Volume 1: The Indigents. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. 2006, 8x11, paper, alpha., 202 pp. Contains about 1,200 applications that list: nativity; residence; marital status; names, ages, and birth places of children; reason for application; property; sobriety; income; amount of money requested; and date of request. S4135 - $32.00

Indigent Records in Sonoma County, California 1878 to 1926, Volume 2: Taxpayers Who Certified Indigent Need. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. 2006, 8x11, paper, alpha., 2 vols., 436 pp. Book One gives data about the applicant, his/her family, and circumstances of the request. Book Two gives a listing of the taxpayers who supported the applicants request for county funds. S4310 - $69.50

Marriages License Affidavits, 1861-1921, Sonoma County, California: Volume 1 Sonoma County Genealogical Society. The information presented in this four volume series is taken from Marriage License Affidavits currently housed at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library in Santa Rosa, California. Volume I covers A through F. The original data is preserved on eight reels of microfilm and contains approximately 14,000 records. 2011, 8x11, paper, 314 pp. S5357 - $36.00

Marriages License Affidavits, 1861-1921, Sonoma County, California: Volume 2 Sonoma County Genealogical Society. The information presented in this four volume series is taken from Marriage License Affidavits currently housed at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library in Santa Rosa, California. Volume II covers G through M. The original data is preserved on eight reels of microfilm and contains approximately 14,000 records. 2011, 8x11, paper, 352 pp. S5358 - $38.50

Marriages License Affidavits, 1861-1921, Sonoma County, California: Volume 3 Sonoma County Genealogical Society. The information presented in this four volume series is taken from Marriage License Affidavits currently housed at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library in Santa Rosa, California. Volume I covers N through Z. The original data is preserved on eight reels of microfilm and contains approximately 14,000 records. 2011, 8x11, paper, 352 pp. S5359 - $39.00

Marriages License Affidavits, 1861-1921, Sonoma County, California: Volume 4 Sonoma County Genealogical Society. The information presented in this four volume series is taken from Marriage License Affidavits currently housed at the Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library in Santa Rosa, California. Volume IV is an index to brides surnames. Volume IV lists the surname and given name of the bride; and the surname and given name of the groom. Entries are listed alphabetically according to surname of the bride, so if you only know the name of the bride, you can find the name of the groom in this volume. 2011, 8x11, paper, 352 pp. S5360 - $29.00

Militia Lists of Sonoma County, California, 1846 to 1900. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. 2002, 8x11, paper, 432 pp. Covers the years 1878, 1888, 1890, 1892, 1894, and 1900, plus fragmentary lists for 1846, 1857, 1862, 1863, 1865 and 1903. S2244 - $49.00

Index To Naturalization Records In Sonoma County, California Vol. I: 1841-1906. Sonoma County Genealogical Society. 2001, 8x11, paper, 236 pp. Over 6,600 persons applied for naturalization in Sonoma Co. S1734 - $31.00

Naturalization Records in Sonoma County, California, Volume II: 1906-1930. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. 2001, 8x11, paper, 586 pp. Information from approx. 3,400 naturalization documents. S1968 - $65.00

Index to the Sonoma Searcher: Volume 16, No. 1 to Volume 28, No. 3 (Including Index to The Sonoma Searcher, Vol. 1, No. 1 to Vol. 15, No. 4, SCGS, August 1993). Sonoma County Genealogical Society. 2002, 8x11, paper, index, 600 pp. The Sonoma Searcher has been the window on the world for the Sonoma County Genealogical Society since the Spring 1973 issue. August 1988 to Spring 2001. S2270 - $70.00

The Finleys of Early Sonoma County, California. Carmen J. Finley. (1997), 2009, 8x11, paper, index, 276 pp. Families of Virginia and California. F0780 - $38.00

CD: Sonoma County [CA] Records, Volume 1. Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. 2001, 1696 pp.
Contains:
Sonoma County (California) Cemetery Records, 1846-1921, 3rd Edition, (1999).
Sonoma County, California Death Records, 1873-1905, 2nd Edition, (2000).
Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery, 1853-1997, (1997).
Sonoma County California Reconstructed 1890 Census, (1995, 1999). Index ONLINE
Sonoma County Californias Coroners Inquests, 1852-1898, (1991).
Amended Index, Sonoma County Homestead Declarations, (1996).
CD1841 - $28.50

Sonoma County California Reconstructed 1890 Census - Sonoma County Genealogical Society, Inc. 1999. Enough additional names were culled from all these sources to raise the total to 18,008 persons. This represents 55% of the projected population for Sonoma County according to the Federal Census Bureau. S1107LQ - $50.00 This title is currently in low supply and might even be out of print.



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