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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ca/sonoma/webbbs_config.pl Sonoma County, California Obituary and Death Notice Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. Obits and death notices from Various Funeral Homes in the Santa Rosa area as well as those of celebrities and VIP's.
== Societies, Libraries and Museums  ==
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Revision as of 01:28, 2 June 2011

United States > California Sonoma County

County Courthouse

Quick Facts

Parent County

18 February 1850: Sonoma County was created as an original county.  County seat: Santa Rosa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1906: Courthouse burned and many records were damaged.

For further information on researching in burned counties, see the following:


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Archives and Libraries


Church History and Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Santa Rosa

Court Records


Land and property


Military History and Records


Probate Records


Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Sonoma County History and Genealogy Library



  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).