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sherifenley

Northern California Research Specialist

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sherifenley

Northern California Research Specialist

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Reviews
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sherifenley

Northern California Research Specialist

4

Reviews
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sherifenley

Stockton, CA

Northern California Research Specialist

4 Recent Reviews

$25.00/hour

Sheri Fenley

Stockton, CA
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Response Time

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About Me

Sheri Fenley is a professional genealogist and historical research provider from Stockton who specializes in North Central California research. She currently serves as the president of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society, registrar for her local DAR chapter, volunteer genealogist for the California State Society DAR, past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the California State Genealogical Alliance, the author of "The Educated Genealogist" which was voted as one of Family Tree Magazine's Top 40 Blogs.

Education/Training

Formal Genealogical Education:
* Certificate Family History Studies 2yr Program - Monterey Peninsula College
* Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research 2008 & 2009
* Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy - Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum
* ProGen 1
* National Genealogical Society Quarterly Online Study Group 2009-2014
* Genealogy Education Program GEP I, GEP II & GEP III - Daughters of the American Revolution
I attend conferences and seminars at national, state and local levels year round.
I volunteer transcribing & indexing records for FamilySearch and Missouri State Archives.
I am a member of the National Genealogical Society, DAR, North Carolina GS, Illinois State GS, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, California GS, California Historical Society, San Joaquin GS, San Joaquin Historical Society

Research Services

Northern California county and historical research; Lineage Society research and applications; Mining Claims; Bavarian Jews in San Francisco, CA and Portland, OR; Germans from Russia - Catholics from the Volga River Valley

Research Specialities
  • Lineage Society
  • Catholic
  • Court Records
  • Federal Records
  • Gold Rush
  • Historical Site
  • House Historical
  • Land Platting
  • Land Records
  • Vital Records
Research Localities
  • California, USA
  • Kansas, USA
  • Iowa, USA
  • Missouri, USA
  • Oklahoma, USA
  • Nebraska, USA
Research Repositories
  • California State Library
  • California State Archives
  • University of the Pacific Holt-Atherton Special Collections
  • Bancroft Library
  • San Joaquin County CA Courthouse
  • San Joaquin Historical Society & Museum
  • Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library
  • Center for Sacramento History
  • The National Archives at San Francisco
  • California Historical Society
Birth/marriage/death records
Brick wall analysis/research planning
Cemetery photos
Descendancy research
Divorce records
Genetic genealogy
Land/tax records
Lineage determination
Lineage society applications
Manuscript preparation
Naturalization records
Obituary research
Pension/military service records
Photo restoration
Probate/court records
Surname studies
Translation/transcription

Record Retrieval
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How to Hire sherifenley for Your Genealogy Research Project

To request a no-obligation quote for a custom genealogical research project, click the red "Submit Research Request" button at the top of this page.

To message the provider before ordering, click the brown "Ask Question First" button.

If you're looking for assistance with straightforward document retrieval tasks, consider ordering one of the fixed-fee offerings below.

Fixed-Fee Document Retrieval Offerings

  • San Joaquin County Vital Records
    The San Joaquin County Recorder’s office currently charges: Birth certificates = $28 Marriage certificates = $15 Death certificates = $21 If foun...

    $25.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    San Joaquin County Vital Records

    $25.00/record

    Description

    The San Joaquin County Recorder’s office currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $28
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    If found, the certificate sent to you will be an informational certificate which is identical to an authorized certificate but with the words “Informational Copy” stamped across the front of the document.

    If you have the exact date of the event, my fee for obtaining the document is $25 which includes the cost of parking and postage to mail the certificate to you. Without an exact date of the, my fee is $50 which includes the cost of parking and postage to mail the certificate to you.

    If request is placed before 11:00am Pacific Time, Monday – Thursday, document will be obtained on the same day. I will scan the certificate and email to you before placing it in the mail for delivery to you.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please provide full names, including maiden names, and complete date of the event.


    ×
  • Sacramento County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Sacramento County currently charges: Birth certificates = $28 Marriage certificates = $15 Death ...

    $25.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Sacramento County Vital Records

    $25.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Sacramento County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $28
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $25
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Amador County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Amador County currently charges: Birth certificates = $25 Marriage certificates = $15 Death cert...

    $25.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Amador County Vital Records

    $25.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Amador County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $25
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $25
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Calaveras County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Calaveras County currently charges: Birth certificates = $25 Marriage certificates = $15 Death c...

    $25.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Calaveras County Vital Records

    $25.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Calaveras County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $25
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $25
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Contra Costa County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Contra Costa County currently charges: Birth certificates = $32 Marriage certificates = $18 Deat...

    $30.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Contra Costa County Vital Records

    $30.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Contra Costa County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $32
    Marriage certificates = $18
    Death certificates = $25

    My fee to obtain certificate = $30
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Tuolumne County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Tuloumne County currently charges: Birth certificates = $25 Marriage certificates = $15 Death ce...

    $30.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Tuolumne County Vital Records

    $30.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Tuloumne County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $25
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $30
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Stanislaus County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Stanislaus County currently charges: Birth certificates = $28 Marriage certificates = $15 Death ...

    $25.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Stanislaus County Vital Records

    $25.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Stanislaus County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $28
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $25
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Solano County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Solano County currently charges: Birth certificates = $30 Marriage certificates = $17 Death cert...

    $30.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Solano County Vital Records

    $30.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Solano County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $30
    Marriage certificates = $17
    Death certificates = $23

    My fee to obtain certificate = $30
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Alameda County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Alameda County currently charges: Birth certificates = $30 Marriage certificates = $17 Death cer...

    $30.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Alameda County Vital Records

    $30.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Alameda County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $30
    Marriage certificates = $17
    Death certificates = $23

    My fee to obtain certificate = $30
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information.


    ×
  • Butte County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Butte County currently charges: Birth certificates = $25 Marriage certificates = $15 Death certi...

    $30.00/record

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Butte County Vital Records

    $30.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Butte County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $25
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $30
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information.


    ×

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ausland

Could have found obits for William Boyle instead of suggesting I get death certificates(cheaper and faster)
What about the William Boyle died 5/5/1914 Colma
Calif in Holy Cross Cath Cem. Could have tried locating Iron Works info for me. I paid for 5 hours and she only used 2. Could have been more thorough. Was she rushing to another project?

March 2018


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jabstowell

Super helpful. Very good at analyzing the data and making recommendations. Easy to work with. Found a marriage record that I had struggled to find for years. I am excited to keep working with her.

May 2018


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nsheedy

Thank you so much for your quick and courteous attention!

November 2017


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andrewyoung

excellent effort, exceeded expectations

November 2017


Sheri Fenley

Stockton, CA

$25.00 /hour

Response Rate

100%

Response Time

4 hours

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About Me

Sheri Fenley is a professional genealogist and historical research provider from Stockton who specializes in North Central California research. She currently serves as the president of the San Joaquin Genealogical Society, registrar for her local DAR chapter, volunteer genealogist for the California State Society DAR, past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the California State Genealogical Alliance, the author of "The Educated Genealogist" which was voted as one of Family Tree Magazine's Top 40 Blogs.

Education/Training

Formal Genealogical Education:
* Certificate Family History Studies 2yr Program - Monterey Peninsula College
* Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research 2008 & 2009
* Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy - Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum
* ProGen 1
* National Genealogical Society Quarterly Online Study Group 2009-2014
* Genealogy Education Program GEP I, GEP II & GEP III - Daughters of the American Revolution
I attend conferences and seminars at national, state and local levels year round.
I volunteer transcribing & indexing records for FamilySearch and Missouri State Archives.
I am a member of the National Genealogical Society, DAR, North Carolina GS, Illinois State GS, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, California GS, California Historical Society, San Joaquin GS, San Joaquin Historical Society

Research Services

Northern California county and historical research; Lineage Society research and applications; Mining Claims; Bavarian Jews in San Francisco, CA and Portland, OR; Germans from Russia - Catholics from the Volga River Valley

Research Specialities
  • Lineage Society
  • Catholic
  • Court Records
  • Federal Records
  • Gold Rush
  • Historical Site
  • House Historical
  • Land Platting
  • Land Records
  • Vital Records
Research Localities
  • California, USA
  • Kansas, USA
  • Iowa, USA
  • Missouri, USA
  • Oklahoma, USA
  • Nebraska, USA
Research Repositories
  • California State Library
  • California State Archives
  • University of the Pacific Holt-Atherton Special Collections
  • Bancroft Library
  • San Joaquin County CA Courthouse
  • San Joaquin Historical Society & Museum
  • Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library
  • Center for Sacramento History
  • The National Archives at San Francisco
  • California Historical Society
Birth/marriage/death records
Brick wall analysis/research planning
Cemetery photos
Descendancy research
Divorce records
Genetic genealogy
Land/tax records
Lineage determination
Lineage society applications
Manuscript preparation
Naturalization records
Obituary research
Pension/military service records
Photo restoration
Probate/court records
Surname studies
Translation/transcription

How to Hire sherifenley for Your Genealogy Research Project

To request a no-obligation quote for a custom genealogical research project, click the red "Submit Research Request" button to the left.

To message the provider before ordering, click the brown "Ask a Question First" button.

If you're looking for assistance with straightforward document retrieval tasks, consider ordering one of the fixed-fee offerings below.

Fixed-Fee Document Retrieval Offerings

  • San Joaquin County Vital Records
    The San Joaquin County Recorder’s office currently charges: Birth certificates = $28 Marriage certificates = $15 Death certifi...

    $25.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    San Joaquin County Vital Records

    $25.00/record

    Description

    The San Joaquin County Recorder’s office currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $28
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    If found, the certificate sent to you will be an informational certificate which is identical to an authorized certificate but with the words “Informational Copy” stamped across the front of the document.

    If you have the exact date of the event, my fee for obtaining the document is $25 which includes the cost of parking and postage to mail the certificate to you. Without an exact date of the, my fee is $50 which includes the cost of parking and postage to mail the certificate to you.

    If request is placed before 11:00am Pacific Time, Monday – Thursday, document will be obtained on the same day. I will scan the certificate and email to you before placing it in the mail for delivery to you.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please provide full names, including maiden names, and complete date of the event.


    ×
  • Sacramento County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Sacramento County currently charges: Birth certificates = $28 Marriage certi...

    $25.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Sacramento County Vital Records

    $25.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Sacramento County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $28
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $25
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Amador County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Amador County currently charges: Birth certificates = $25 Marriage certifica...

    $25.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Amador County Vital Records

    $25.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Amador County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $25
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $25
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Calaveras County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Calaveras County currently charges: Birth certificates = $25 Marriage certif...

    $25.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Calaveras County Vital Records

    $25.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Calaveras County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $25
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $25
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Contra Costa County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Contra Costa County currently charges: Birth certificates = $32 Marriage cer...

    $30.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Contra Costa County Vital Records

    $30.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Contra Costa County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $32
    Marriage certificates = $18
    Death certificates = $25

    My fee to obtain certificate = $30
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Tuolumne County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Tuloumne County currently charges: Birth certificates = $25 Marriage certifi...

    $30.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Tuolumne County Vital Records

    $30.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Tuloumne County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $25
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $30
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Stanislaus County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Stanislaus County currently charges: Birth certificates = $28 Marriage certi...

    $25.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Stanislaus County Vital Records

    $25.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Stanislaus County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $28
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $25
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Solano County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Solano County currently charges: Birth certificates = $30 Marriage certifica...

    $30.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Solano County Vital Records

    $30.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Solano County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $30
    Marriage certificates = $17
    Death certificates = $23

    My fee to obtain certificate = $30
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information. Must have an exact date of the event.


    ×
  • Alameda County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Alameda County currently charges: Birth certificates = $30 Marriage certific...

    $30.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Alameda County Vital Records

    $30.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Alameda County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $30
    Marriage certificates = $17
    Death certificates = $23

    My fee to obtain certificate = $30
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information.


    ×
  • Butte County Vital Records
    Informational copies of certified vital records. Butte County currently charges: Birth certificates = $25 Marriage certificat...

    $30.00

  • Document Retrieval Offering Details

    Butte County Vital Records

    $30.00/record

    Description

    Informational copies of certified vital records. Butte County currently charges:

    Birth certificates = $25
    Marriage certificates = $15
    Death certificates = $21

    My fee to obtain certificate = $30
    Next day service available for an additional $75

    Please Note: Records that are under 25 years old will have information redacted. Usually Social Security numbers, signatures and sometimes the cause of death.

    Ordering Instructions

    Please include in your request ALL known information.


    ×

Reviews
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4 Reviews
Friendliness
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Communication
Professionalism
Accuracy
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Profile placeholder avatar image thumb 9 58acd3c7a9f5fd0abc88a8fd9d4c6aa1500e720cbb046e21e94f1061d9e7e79d

ausland

Could have found obits for William Boyle instead of suggesting I get death certificates(cheaper and faster)
What about the William Boyle died 5/5/1914 Colma
Calif in Holy Cross Cath Cem. Could have tried locating Iron Works info for me. I paid for 5 hours and she only used 2. Could have been more thorough. Was she rushing to another project?

March 2018


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jabstowell

Super helpful. Very good at analyzing the data and making recommendations. Easy to work with. Found a marriage record that I had struggled to find for years. I am excited to keep working with her.

May 2018


Nick sheedy   headshot

nsheedy

Thank you so much for your quick and courteous attention!

November 2017


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andrewyoung

excellent effort, exceeded expectations

November 2017