Federation of Genealogical Societies 

Solano County Database Indexes

These Solano County indexes are located in the SolanoCGS library. The links in the left-hand column lead to individual searchable pages containing names and/or locations. If you find a relevant entry, you can either visit the library to see the details or submit a research request by E-mail. Please specify the database index where you found the information and the name/location you are researching. A volunteer will be assigned to your request. Some requests that require extra time or copies will need a research donation. Donations help our society maintain and update materials in our library.
Death Database Coming Soon! A index to Solano County’s Death Database from 1850 to 2016.
Pioneer Folders These are many folders with surnames that have assorted references. 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.
Passalacqua Funeral Home Records 1914-2000 Benicia Coming Soon! The funeral home records of the Passalacqua Funeral Home in Benicia, California, give a name, birth date, death date, age, burial, parents, birthplace, funeral records when available. Often the information can be obtained from no other source. 
Thompson-West 1878 Index to Property Owners and Township LIsts of Historical Atlas Map Solano County, California  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. 
Solano County 1890 Great Register of Voters Index The index 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.
War Casualties of Solano County These names were gathered from two memorials in front of the Court House on Texas Street, Fairfield. Compiled by Edna Burnes and Joseph Smith.
St. Gertrudes Academy in Rio Vista 1876-1931 The academy was an academic boarding school for girls in Rio Vista from 1876-1931. Copies of the original pages are available for the usual research charge.
Pictorial Souvenir Mare Island Navy Yard 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 1920s. This database contains names and subjects extracted from this book by members of the Solano County Genealogical Society.
Good Templars Orphanage
Vallejo, Solano County
The records of the 4500 orphans or half-orphans who went through the Good Templars’ Home (orphans from all over California). 
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 includes the names of his customers, some with personal notes to help identify the customer, and their purchases for the time period 1891-1897. 
The Notebook: 1958-1995 - Subject Index This is the subject index to articles in The Notebook, journal of the Solano County Historical Society, and forerunner to the present day Solano Historian. 
The Notebook: 1958-1995 - Surname Index This is the surnames index in The Notebook, journal of the Solano County Historical Society, and forerunner to the present day Solano Historian. 
Ship Richmond Passenger List 1849 Passenger list for the ship Richmond from Boston to Benicia in 1849.It was found in the probate papers of William Webster from Chester County, Pennsylvania.