PLEASE NOTE: This resource is only available on library computers. 
Search for birth, death, and census records. Also includes directories, maps, photos, and more.


Getting Started

If you are new to genealogy, these links will help you get started with your research. More resources can be found in the Pioneer Room



These sites are great places to search for family history information.

  • FamilySearch
    This comprehensive database has been compiled by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
  • Ellis Island
    Search for ancestors who arrived in the United States at Ellis Island.
  • RootsWeb
    Search for your ancestors or post your own family tree.


Escondido Resources & Organizations

These local resources and organizations can help you with your genealogy research.


Genealogy Tool Kit

These sites help display your work once you've collected photographs, birth and death records, and other pieces of your family history.

Research Requests

You may contact our staff to request a newspaper and archive search.


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