Great Registers list registered voters and may include information such as birth dates, naturalization dates, address, and occupations.
Index to the Great Register, Contra Costa County, 1902 - (Provided by the Contra Costa County Library Heritage Collection Volunteers)
California Great Registers: The Heritage Collection includes the "California 1890 Great Register of Voters Index" a 3-volume set compiled by the California State Genealogical Alliance. The register provides names, birthplace, age, residence, county, registration date, and naturalization information for those registered to vote in 1890. Look for it in the California section of the Heritage Collection. (J. Carylye Parker has written an article on California's Great Registers that gives a general description of the Great Registers of California.)
The Heritage Collection is made up of a variety of genealogical resources available at the downtown Walnut Creek Library on the second floor.
Family History Centers provide access to microfilms and microfiche to help patrons identify their ancestors.
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Family Search - non-profit service sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints..
A listing of yearbooks, available in Contra Costa County community libraries.
Due to budget, resource and staffing reductions, Library staff is no longer able to perform extensive genealogy research on behalf of patrons and non-Contra Costa County residents.
To help you with your research, please refer to the local and online resources listed here or call the Walnut Creek Library at 925-977-3340 to arrange for assistance from Contra Costa County Genealogical Society volunteers.
Volunteers from Heritage Societies around Contra Costa County are available to help interested persons use the Heritage Collection at the Walnut Creek Library. Call Walnut Creek Library staff at 925-977-3340 for more information on current docent schedule.
Additional genealogy materials may be requested through Contra Costa County Library's online interlibrary loan service: LINK+ .
If you are unable to locate and request the desired material through LINK+, the following Bay Area Libraries offer alternate services for acquiring genealogy information and documents.