Research Services by Society Experts at affordable rates

NOTE: MCGS requests a donation of $15.00 for the first hour and then $10.00 for each additional hour for time spent.  Research charges do not include copy costs or the cost of official documents.

Marin County charges for each document.  Their fees are:

Document Type
 Birth Certificates  $25 each
 Marriage Certificates  $15 each
 Death Certificates  $21 each
 Deeds  $4 for first page, $2 each additional page
 Other Documents  $4 for first page, $2 each additional page


The Marin County Genealogical Society has a Research Committee that is willing to do your research. In order to raise funds for the Society, we do charge a $10.00 per hour fee.

The items above can be ordered from Cathy Gowdy (Research Chair at  Contact Cathy Gowdy by e-mail ( or letter and list the document/s you would like to order.  Mail your letter and/or check, payable to MCGS to:

     Marin County Genealogical Society
     P. O. Box 1511, Novato, CA  94948-1511

You may also use your PayPal account to pay for your research services by sending money to

For more information, contact Cathy Gowdy (Research Chair at

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