Sonoma California Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

We are located in beautiful Sonoma County off of Highway 12.  From downtown Sonoma follow Highway 12 toward Santa Rosa, Exit at the Agua Caliente Knoll Housing Development a little past Agua Caliente Street.  La Grama is the first street on the right.  The Church will be on the left side of the street.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 16280 La Grama, Sonoma, CA 95475
  2. Enter the parking lot at either end of the building and drive around to the back door.  The door will be locked, to access the building ring the bell.
    Handicapped patronsplease enter parking lot to the right of the building.  Park at the second ramp.  Go to the end of the ramp, the door is the last door on the right.  Please call first to alert staff that you will be arriving.  There is not a bell at this entrance.
  3. (Link to map using Google or other map sites)

Phone: (707) 996-2369


Open Hours: Tuesdays and Thrusdays from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM.  Additional hours are available upon request - Call (707) 996-2369.

Holiday Schedule:  We are closed for the entire month of Augusts for vacations, on all Holidays, and the week between Christmas and New Year.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have 2 computers, 2 microfilm readers, and 2 mirofische readers.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

We have 2 consultants on duty each day.

1st and 3rd Tuesdays - Judy Adams and Sandy Geddes

2nd and 4th Tuesdays - JoAnne Edwards and Faye Petersen

1st & 3rd Thursdays - Miriam and Lyle Schluter

2nd & 4th Thursdays - JoAnne and Sam Edwards

Additional hours will be assigned when requested.

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