Welcome to the Sonoma County Genealogical Society's new website!

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New Content !  

Indexes of Records in Sonoma County

New Program !  

Family Recognition Program

                to recognize the direct descendants of                    Sonoma County Pioneers, Settlers, and Builders

Members of Sonoma County Genealogical Society

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Our Mission:
The purpose of this Society is to educate the general public and members of the Society in genealogical research, and, to preserve, collect, compile, publish and disseminate genealogical data and family history.

Our Vision:

ALL families connected  

Blast from the Past!

Begin Your Genealogy Search at the Library.  Come learn the tips and tools of beginning genealogy.

Saturday, August 11, 2018    10:30am - 12:00pm    Windsor Regional Library

This presentation was a great success! Follow the Library on their Facebook page!

Also check out their Blog to find out more about the temporary closing of 

the Annex building


Santa Rosa Junior College offering Genealogy classes for Fall 2018

Denise Beeson has six classes this term - check out the dates and locations in this flyer.



                              THE GENEALOGICAL EVIDENCE, DOCUMENTATION & WRITING GROUP                             Need help with your genealogical proofs? 

This SIG is doing an eight-month study of Thomas W. Jones book Mastering Genealogical Proof, examining a chapter a month. We will read Chapter 5, do the exercises, and discuss our answers at our next meeting. Everyone is welcome. Jones book is available at the NGS website (https://www.ngsgenealogy.org) for $26 for NGS members, $31 for non-members. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 25th at 10:00 a.m. at the Family History Center.


New SCGS Mexican Genealogy Special Interest Group

The Sonoma County Genealogical Society is forming a new Special Interest Group (SIG) devoted to Mexican genealogy. It will be led by Laura Gonzalez, a local teacher and genealogy enthusiast. She has many years’ experience researching Mexican (and American) ancestors and has taught beginning genealogy workshops at Santa Rosa Junior College through the Community Education program. Contact Laura if you would like to be a part of this new SIG.

Publications:
We have put together some great publications about the history, people and records of Sonoma County.

      Click to view our publications for purchase on       Lulu or Heritage Books

We have indexes to many of our publications, and are working to make them available here. We have moved some of our indexes from RootsWeb, so check out our 

Indexes of Records in Sonoma County

This is an example of our Award Winning monthly newsletter. As a member, you will receive the new edition by email each month. You will also have access to all of our past issues in the Members  Only section of our website.

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