Genealogy

- Births, Deaths & Marriages


For California For other states General sites

California:

Vital Records (Births, Deaths, Marriage, Divorce ) Indexes :

Vital Records 1769-1850  (From California Missions) FREE through Huntington Library

Birth:

California Birth Index 1905-1995 @ AncestryLE Must be in the Library to use

California Birth Index 1905-1995 @ FamilySearch FREE

Death:

California death index 1905-1994 Microfilm in Heritage Center

California death index 1905-1939 @ AncestryLE Must be in the Library to use

California death index 1905-1994 @ FamilySearch FREE

California death index 1940-1997 @ AncestryLE Must be in the Library to use

California death index 1940-1997 @ FamilySearch FREE

Social Security Death Index 1962-2014 @ AncestryLE Must be in the Library to use

Social Security Death Index 1962-2014 @ FamilySearch FREE

Fresno Bee obituaries 1962-present Available in the Heritage Center

Fresno Bee 1986-present Available from Home with Library Card

Marriage:

California, County Marriages, 1850-1952 @ FamilySearch FREE

California, Marriage Index, 1949-1959 @ AncestryLE Must be in the Library to use

California Marriage index 1960-1986 Microfilm in Heritage Center 

California Marriage index 1960-1985 @ AncestryLE Must be in the Library to use

California Marriage Index, 1960-1985 @ FamilySearch FREE

California Divorce index 1962-1984  Microfilm in Heritage Center

California Divorce index 1962-1984 @ AncestryLE Must be in the Library to use

California Divorce Index, 1966-1984  @ FamilySearch FREE

Fresno County Recorder's Office

Informational copies of birth, death and marriage certificates (1873-present) can be obtained from the Fresno County Recorder's Office. Go to their web site for more information.


Other States:

Indexes for births, marriages and deaths which occurred in other states are available on the World Wide Web. (In the case of Arizona, birth and death certificate facsimiles are viewable online). Here is an alphabetical list of the indexes, by state:


General Sites: