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Solano County Genealogical Society Research

Solano County’s Death Database from 1850 to the Present. Research and copies can be ordered.
Following is a list of cemeteries in Solano County listed by cities. The SCGS Library has records on interments of the cemetery through specific years if you see the word RESEARCH in the last column. You may send an inquiry using our RESEARCH policy.
The funeral home records of the Passalacqua Funeral Home in Benicia, California give name, birth date, death date, age, burial, parents, birthplace, funeral records when available. Often the information can be obtained from no other source. Copies of the original book from Passalacqua's Funeral Home Index are available for the usual research charge.
The Silveyville Cemetery District was formed in 1927 encompassing the Dixon, Tremont and Binghamton Cemeteries. Two are still active and these records are current to within 6 months. Burials in these cemeteries start about 1860 and are up to Sept. 2002. Much more information is available on most of the burials. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
Sunrise Memorial Cemetery located in Vallejo. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
Vacaville and Elmira Cemetery Index. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
Rockville Cemetery is the earliest cemetery in the Fairfield-Suisun area. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
Gathered from two memorials in front of the Court House on Texas Street, Fairfield.
Solano County GAR members and posts in 1886. Copies of the original page are available for the usual research charge.
Solano County’s men who signed up for the Civil War Draft in 1863. It is composed of three subdistricts and all should be checked as the population was mobile. Copies of the original page are available for the usual research charge.


Annual Muster Roll Vallejo Rifles Unattached 2nd Brigade 1879

VALLEJO RIFLES UNATTACHED Company Vallejo Rifles Unattached, 2nd Brigade, N.G.C., Inspected and Mustered at Vallejo, on the 9 th day of September, 1879. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.

SUISIN CAVALRY COMPANY 2 ND BRIG. C. M. (SUISUN LIGHT DRAGOON) Of Captain Richardson Company of Cavalry mustered into the service fo the State of California on 11 th day of May 1863. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.

MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES Of Captain J.H.H. Barbour Company, (Vallejo Rifles) in the Second Brigade, mustered into the service of the state of California on the Seventh day of September 1864. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.

MUSTER ROLL BENICIA GUARD Of Captain McDonald’s Company “G” in the 2 nd Infantry Battalion Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the twenty first day of June 1862 Joined For Service. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.

MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES UNATTACHED Of Captain Frank O. Grady, Company of Vallejo Rifles Unattached, Second Brigade, N.G.C.  Mustered and Inspected on the ninth day of September 1876. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL LINCOLN ARTILLERY Of Captain Jas. H.R. Barbour’s Company “Vallejo” in the Lincoln Artillery, 2nd Brigade, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 17th day of October 1864.   Joined For Service. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL  McClellan Guard of Vallejo Of Captain John Byrne’s Company “I” in McClellan Guard of Vallejo, 1st Regiment Artillery, 2nd Brigade, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 1st day of June 1863.   JOINED FOR SERVICE. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL SUISUN SOLANO COUNTY Of Captain W. W. Allen’s Company (D), in the 1 st Regiment of Cavalry, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 11th day of May 1863. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.


Muster Roll Suisun City Guard Capt. Allen Co D (Suisun Light Dragoons) 1st Cav Reg 2nd Brig 1st Div 1863
MUSTER ROLL SUISUN CITY GUARD Of Captain W.W. Allens, Company “D” (Suisun Light Dragoons), in the lst Calvary Regiment, 2nd Brigade, lst Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 11 th day of May 1863. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL SUISUN CITY GUARD Of Captain Taylor, Company “D” in the lst Mounted Regiment, 2nd Brigade, lst Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 19th, 22nd, 24th & 27th of September 1866. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.

SUISUN CITY GUARD Of Captain S.F. Taylor, Company “D”, in the lst Calvary Regiment, 2 nd Brigade, lst Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 9th day of Sep 1867.   For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.                                                      

MUSTER ROLL Maine Prairie Rifles Of Captain Company, Maine Prairie Rifles, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 19th day of September 1863.   Reorganized as National Guard of California the 3rd day of November 1866. Sworn in as National Guard.  For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.

MUSTER ROLL SUISUN SOLANO COUNTY Of Captain W. W. Allen Company (D), in the 1st Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 11 th day of May 1863. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.


Muster Roll Suisun Capt. Allen Co D 1st Reg 2nd Brig 5th Div 1863
MUSTER ROLL SUISUN SOLANO COUNTY Of Captain W. W. Allen Company (D), in the 1 st Regiment of cavalry, 2 nd Brigade, 5th Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 11 th day of May 1863. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO Of Captain J.H.K. Barbour, Company (F), in the Second Regiment, Second Brigade, First Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the Ninth day of September 1871. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO GUARD Of Captain C. O. Ferris, Company (   ) in the ___ Regiment, 2nd Brigade, lst Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 4th day of October 1869. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO GUARD Of Captain S. Henderson, Company “G” in the 2nd Regiment, 2nd Brigade, lst Division, mustered into the service of the State of California on the 9 th day of September 1870. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES 2nd Brigade, 5th Division 1861. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.


Muster Roll Vallejo Rifles Capt. Barbour 2nd Brig 1861
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES Of Captain J.H.H. Barbour Company, (Vallejo Rifles) in the Second Brigade, mustered into the service of the state of California on the Seventh day of September 1861. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.

MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES Of Captain J.H.H. Barbour Company, (Vallejo Rifles) in the Second Brigade, mustered into the service of the state of California on the Seventh day of September 1861 - July 1863. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.

MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES Of Captain L. Drake Company, (Vallejo Rifles) in the Second Brigade, mustered into the service of the state of California on the Seventh day of September 1861. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES Of Captain J. B. Frisbie Company (Vallejo Rifles), in the Second Brigade, C.M., mustered into service of the State of California on the Seventh day of September 1861. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES UNATTACHED Of Captain Frank O. Grady, Company of Vallejo Rifles Unattached, Second Brigade, N.G.C.   Mustered and Inspected on the ninth day of September 1876. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES Of Captain William I. Sargent (Vallejo Rifles), in the Second Brigade, mustered into service of the State of California on the Seventh day of September 1861. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES Of Captain William Sargent Company, (Vallejo Rifles) in the Second Brigade, mustered into the service of the state of California on the Seventh day of September 1861. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO Of Lt. Commander Thomas R. Lawler Vallejo Rifles Unattached, mustered into the service of the State of California on the Ninth day of September 1872. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES 1861 I hereby certify that the following is a true and correct list of the persons volunteering in the Company known as the Vallejo Rifle Company, organized on the 8 th day of Sep. A.D. 1861 in pursuance of an order made by his Honor George Leviston judge of Solano County by John B. Fristie, John S. King. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO Of Captain William York, Company (Vallejo Rifles Unattached, mustered into the service of the State of California on the Ninth day of September 1873. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
ANNUAL MUSTER ROLL VALLEJO RIFLES UNATTACHED Company Vallejo Rifles Unattached, 2nd Brigade, N.G.C., Inspected and Mustered at Vallejo, on the 9 th day of September, 1879. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
Watson Fields, USN in 1924, compiled the publication, Pictorial Souvenir, Mare Island Navy Yard. The booklet contains a nearly complete roster along with group photographs of officers, enlisted men, and civilian employees who served or worked at Mare Island in the early 1920’s. The following database contains names and subjects extracted from this book by members of the Solano County Genealogical Society. Copies are available from SCGS for the usual research charge.
File #0395. Westchester, Chester Co., Penna. Estate of William Webster. Passenger list for SHIP RICHMOND OUT OF Boston, destination Benicia, California. 1849
Includes a listing of surnames which have assorted references on them in the SCGS Library. The information is varied and may include: newspaper vitals, county histories’ biographical sketches, vitals from County Recorder, mention in various historical books on Solano County, biographical file folder reference, newspaper data, church vital records, etc.. Copies of the original are available for the usual research charge.
An index to Thompson-West 1878 Historical Maps of California with Solano County listings. This Copyright book was written in 1990 by Nancy Justus Morebeck and has been donated for our use. Copies of the maps may be obtained through the Solano County Genealogical Society Research Department.
A listing of the Schools and their locations in Solano County from the Thompson and West 1878 Directory. A copy of the page of the atlas with the school located on it can be obtained through the Solano County Genealogical Society Research Department .
Solano County School Yearbooks in our Genealogical Society Library Collection. Gracious donations have made this possible but we still have many missing. Please Donate Solano County Yearbooks to our collection. For more information the Solano Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
The Academy was an was an academic boarding school in Rio Vista from 1876-1931. Copies of the original page are available for the usual research charge.
The records of the 4500 orphans or half-orphans who went through the Good Templars' Home (orphans from all over California). Copies of the original page are available for the usual research charge.
An index to the Solano County 1870 Census. The Solano County Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.
The Index of 1900 Solano County Census is an every name index of approximately 24,000 names. The Solano County Genealogical Society Research Department can assist you.

The index created contains the surname, given name, and residence of the registered voter.  The original Great Register of Voter contains information on the naturalization date and place if the male was a naturalized citizen.  It also gives birthplace by country or state, age of the individual, and his occupation.  If you find your ancestor in the 1890 Great Register Index and would like a copy of the original send for our help through research.


Account Book for Topley's Pioneer Drug Store, Vallejo, California 1891-1897

The Account Book for Topley's Pioneer Drug Store, Vallejo, California, 1891-1897. Topley's Drug Store in Vallejo grew out of the employment of James Topley to early Vallejo Druggist W.W. Chapman. This record of accounts include the names of his customers, some with personal notes to help identify the customer, and their purchases for the time period 1891-1897. The Solano County Genealogical Research Department can be contacted and will extract data for you.
An index to articles in the Solano County Genealogical Society Quarterly Publication. Copies of the original are available for the usual research charge.
An index to articles in The Notebook, journal of the Solano County Historical Society and forerunner to the present day Solano Historian. Copies are available from the Solano County Genealogical Society for the usual research charge.
An index to Surnames in The Notebook, journal of the Solano County Historical Society and forerunner to the present day Solano Historian. Copies are available from the Solano County Genealogical Society for the usual research charge.
Local newspaper archives

 

Solano County Historical Society Research

The Solano Historian is published twice yearly. It is an invaluable resource for historical background to Solano County. Articles can be ordered.
Historical Time line of Solano's Past. A wonderful resource to help your genealogical research. Article can be ordered.

 

Solano County Archives Research

An Index to the Solano County Archives Probate Index housed at the Solano County Archives . Records can be ordered.
1840-1870
An Index to the Solano County Deeds. This is book one of three that will be eventually transcribed. Book one deals with the years 1840 to 1870 giving both Grantor and Grantee. Records can be ordered through the
Research page.
Additional information available. Records can be ordered through the Research page.
Early Naturalization Records for Solano County. For further information contact the Solano Archives. Additional information available. Records can be ordered through the Research page.

 

Vacaville Heritage Council Research

This is the Master Index to the Vacaville Heritage Council Photograph Collection housed in the lower floor of the Old City Hall below the Genealogy Library. This collection consists of almost 5000 entries. Further information can be obtained through the Heritage Council on any research requests. Database contributed by the Vacaville Heritage Council. Copies can be ordered.
This is the Index to the Vacaville Heritage Council Rulofson Photograph Collection housed in the lower floor of the Old City Hall below the Genealogy Library. This collection consists of over 300 entries. Further information can be obtained through the Heritage Council on any research requests. Database contributed by the Vacaville Heritage Council. Copies can be ordered.
This is the Index to the Vacaville Heritage Council Wood Young Photograph Collection housed in the lower floor of the Old City Hall below the Genealogy Library. This collection consists of over 200 entries. Further information can be obtained through the Heritage Council on any research requests. Database contributed by the Vacaville Heritage Council. Copies can be ordered.