San Mateo County, California

This Site is part of
The CAGenWeb Project
The USGenWeb Project


History of San Mateo County, CA
BF Alley Publications: 1883
Index can be found here.
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Memorial History & Biography of the Coast Counties of Central California:
Monterey, San Benito, San Mateo & Santa Cruz
Barrows & Ingersoll
Index can be found here.
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History of San Mateo County, California
Alexander & Hamm
Index can be found here
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Volunteers Wanted!
Do you have a local resource and willing to share?
Contact the County coordinator to be added to this site
Queries can be posted on Rootsweb

I am willing to do lookups on both Genealogy Bank
World Vital Records.

Please include name of interest and time frame


"What's New"

"Cyber Gleanings" was created to compile the information in a central location.
Please use the button below for access.

Check back often as new resources are added on a regular basis.

Types of Data:
Passenger Lists | Vital's | Coroner Records | Military | Pass Port Applications | DAR Records | SS Applications | Rail Road Employment | Crime & Prison Records | Obituaries
Cemetery & Funeral Records | Prohibition Agents

California, San Francisco County Records, 1824-1997

"Born in San Mateo County, CA" [These are Coroner's Reports]

Family Search just digitized and uploaded a slew of records:
Naturalizations, Coroner Records, Deeds and Patents
California Great Registers

These are wonderful documents which contain the following data:
Name, Age, Nativity, Location, Court of Naturalization, and
Date of Voter Registration

1890 Great Register Index
Volunteer Lookups:

Joyce Pilgrim will do lookups from the following books:
  • Death Book Index / History of San Mateo County
  • Layng & Tinney Mortuary Index / Naturalization Index to 1906
  • Naturalization Index 1907-1925 / Naturalization Index 1926-1945
  • Naturalization Index Camp Fremont 1918-1919
  • Obituary Index 1979-1992

RAOGK is Back!


"The Fine Print"

The CAGenWeb Administrative Team:
San Mateo County Coordinator:

State Coordinator: Elizabeth Bullard

Online Continuously Since 1996

This web page is maintained on behalf of the California portion of The USGenWeb Project and is paid for by financial Supporters.

Although believed to be correct as presented, if you have corrections, changes, additions, or find that any links provided on this page are not functioning properly, please contact the webmaster for prompt attention.

Disclaimer ~ Page Updated: 18 June 2017