Helping you find your roots.


Santa Cruz county is one of the original California counties. In 1791, the first Spanish settlers established Mission Santa Cruz (Holy Cross) along the San Lorenzo River mouth on  Monterey Bay.

Begin your local research  by clicking on Santa Cruz County Queries.
Post your own queries. You may find others who are researching the same families. 

Are you new to genealogy? Don't know where to start? Click on Getting Started for some basic tips.

Enjoy the quest.

© 1996

My name is Wayne Thalls. I maintain this site, If you would like to contribute information please contact me by e-mail County Coordinator . Please do not submit queries to this address.

This site is maintained on behalf of the California USGenWeb project. Although believed to be correct as presented, if you note any corrections, changes, additions, or if you find broken links please contact the County Coordinator. If you would like to host a county site of your own please contact the California State Coordinator 
Rev: 3/27/13