Researching Your Family Tree (library access only)
A genealogy resource with access to historical records and family trees for discovering, preserving and sharing family history.


Heritage Quest
Genealogical database with access to census data, family records and local histories.


Beginner Guides Online


Family Search
Select “How do I get started?”


Select… RootsWeb’s Guide to Tracing Family Trees Scroll down the page on the left side and clickon “Where to begin.” Explore Genealogy



Local Resources
Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Benicia
Solano County Archives
Solano County Genealogical Society 
Rio Vista Museum
Solano County Historical Society 
Vacaville Heritage Council



National Resources
Cyndi’s List of Genealogical Sites on the Internet


Genealogical Journeys in Time
Genealogical Research at the National Archives


Land Record Reference 


National Genealogical Society 


Roots-L Library 


USGenWeb Project 



Other links you may find interesting


Land Patent Search 


Olive Tree Genealogy 


Research in England, Scotland and Ireland…


Updated March 2012




Start here and begin your database research today! The databases are free of charge to Solano County Library/SNAP consortium customers.