Societies, Mailing Lists and Resources
Societies, Mailing Lists
Genealogical Association of Sacramento (G.A.S.), includes activities, speakers, resources and field trips.
Genealogical & Historical Council of Sacramento
Valley-GHCSV, The Genealogical and Historical Council of Sacramento Valley
includes individuals and organizations wishing to exchange information
coordinate calendar events, avoid duplication of group projects, and establish
a genealogical and historical center in Sacramento.
Sloughhouse Genealogy Society, Sloughhouse, Rancho Murieta and Sacramento County.
Galt Area Historical Society, affiliated with
the Conference of California Historical Societies, the San Joaquin County
Historical Society, and the Sacramento County Historical Society.
California State Genealogical Alliance serves as a statewide association of independent genealogical societies, individuals, and non profit organizations.
ROOT CELLAR Sacramento Genealogical Society. Primarily assists and serves genealogists in the greater Sacramento area.
Root Cellar Genealogical Library Collection, Genealogy
Collection in California State Archives, 4th floor, 1020 O Street, Sacramento.
Open: Mon-Fri, 9:30am to 4:00pm. Contact Sammie Hudgens (916) 481-4930.
California State Library, California Room, 900
N Street, 2nd floor, Sacramento, CA 95814. Open Mon-Fri. Phone: (916) 654-0176.
California Vital Statistics, State Department
of Health Services, Office of the State Registrar, 304 S Street, PO Box
730241, Sacramento, CA 94244-0241. Phone: (916) 445-2684. As of 1 Jan 1994:
Births-$13**; Marriages-$13; Deaths-$9. **$16 in Contra Costa, Los Angeles,
Sacramento, San Diego, Santa Clara and Tulare Counties.
Sacramento County Vital Records Information on how to order vital records.
Information About California Orders of Vital Records Requirements on how to order CA vital records.
Sacramento Old City Cemetery Archives, 10th &
Broadway, Sacramento. Mail: PO Box 255345, Sacramento, CA 95865-5345. Phone:
(916) 448-5665 for tours, or 448-0811. Holdings: Sacramento deaths and
burials 1850 to present. City Cemetary records 1850-1927.
Sacramento Multi-regional LDS Family History Center, 2745 Eastern Ave., Sacramento. Mail: 8556 Pershing Ave., Fair Oaks, CA 95628. Phone: (916)487-2090. Open Tues & Thurs10:00 am to 9:30 pm, Wed 10:00 am to 4:30pm, Fri- 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
Norcal Genealogy Group. This is an e-mail
list of genealogists researching northern California ancestors. Members
submit queries, answers, articles, and other genealogical information via
email. This is a lively, helpful, no-fee group. To subscribe, send an email
message to: NORCAL
In the body of the message, type: SUB
If you have any problems subscribing (but ONLY
if you have problems), contact: Yvonne
Sacramento County Mailing List. This is an
email list of genealogists researching ancestors with ties to Sacramento
County. Members submit queries, answers and other genealogical information
via email. This is a new, helpful, no-fee group. To subscribe, send an
email message to: CASACRAM
In the body of the message, type only
the word: SUBSCRIBE
Besure to turn off your signature file when sending
Early Folsom Residents. Sue Silver has done
extensive research on early Folsom families and is compiling a Folsom
Pioneers encyclopedia. Contact her at Sue
Genealogy Research Services Margaret Posehn,
a 25 year veteran of genealogy research, specializes in California research
and has authored several family books. She is a regular at
the State Library, State Archives and the National Archives in San Bruno
doing all aspects of research for her clients. She also has several indexes
available for immediate research.
Updated July 27, 2012
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