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Find A Grave

Contribute to and discover grave sites worldwide. This completely free database includes burial information and details, and is continuously being added to daily. There are over 170 million records. Perfect for family trees  • All ages 

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Operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, FamilySearch is among one of the largest genealogy-related, free databases worldwide. Explore free records, resources, and much more. Perfect for family trees  • All ages 

Genealogy Room

The Genealogy Room collection, located within the Beale Memorial Library, contains books, magazines, printed vital records, and books on heraldry and family names. Complete California census records through 1920 are also available on microfilm. Additionally, the collection includes the microfiche index to the collection of the Sutro Library. In 2014, 300 new genealogy books were […]

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