We have genealogists who perform in-depth research in the Sutro Library in San Francisco, California.
This archive has one of the largest genealogical collections west of Salt Lake and includes:
- California federal census population schedules for 1850-1930
- 1852 State census, including indexes prepared by the Daughters of the American Revolution
- Registers of voters arranged by counties from 1868-1898 and 1900-1944
- City and county directories (from as early as 1850)
- Telephone directories starting in 1899
- Historical newspapers
- Publications from county genealogical and historical societies
- California death indexes covering 1905-1995, and marriage indexes covering 1949-1986
View the webpage for the Sutro Library for additional information.
The Sutro library is part of the California State Library. Most genealogical resources would be found through the California State Library’s Collections.
View this helpful Guide to sources for genealogical research.
We’ll search records for you and email you digital images of what we find.
Research fees in the Sutro Library begin at $300 per project.
We also have California genealogists.
To request in-depth research, request a research quote.