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California, Solano County Genealogical Society, Burial Records
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Solano, California, 
United States
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Location of Solano County, California
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Record Description
Record Type Burial records
Collection years
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Solano County Genealogical Society, Vacaville

What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

An ancestor file of members of the Solano County Genealogical Society and burial index cards compiled by the Solano Genealogical Society for various cemeteries in Solano County, California. Microfilm of the files located at the Solano County Genealogical Society, Fairfield, California. Ancestor file contains a card index arranged in alphabetical order by surname of names of ancestors of members of the Society, giving the name of the ancestor with birth, marriage and death dates and places, names of spouses, and date when settled in Solano County. Also includes Society members file numbers and addresses. An additional file for non-members of the Society is also included. The Solano County Cemetery Index was an on-going project created by members of The Solano County Genealogical Society, Inc. References on the index cards refer to the following cemeteries: Benicia City Cemetery Benicia All Soul’s Cemetery (Catholic) Vallejo City Cemetery, Vallejo (Sunrise Cemetery) Union Cemetery, Vallejo (Sunrise Cemetery) Hillside Cemetery, Vallejo (Sunrise Cemetery) Sunrise Cemetery, Vallejo Carquinez Cemetery, Vallejo Mar Island Cemetery, Mare Island Fairfield-Suisun Cemetery, Fairfield Rockville Cemetery, Rockville Shiloh Cemetery, Bird’s Landing Vacaville-Elmira Cemetery, Vacaville Dixon Cemetery, Dixon Binghamton Cemetery, Binghamton Tremont Cemetery, Tremont Rio Vista Protestant Cemetery, Rio Vista Rio Vista Catholic Cemetery, Rio Vista Funeral Homes: Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, Fairfield McDonald Funeral Home, Vallejo Stewart Funeral Home, Rio Vista English

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