Not that I like to be a nit-picker, but, let's be "picky picky" for a
"URL" refers to the address of a web site & starts with "http....
I doubt you want a whole long history of the why's & wherefores.
Lists such as this one are a whole other kettle of fish, & use an e-mail
As you have already successfully subscribed here, I won't bore you with the
You want NORCAL(a)rootsweb.com the subscription address is
then also, SOCAL-L-request(a)rootsweb.com
The dividing line for coverage of the two lists is the county line starting
between Monterrey & San Luis Obispo counties on the Pacific coast, &
continuing straight to the east, ending between Inyo, & San Bernardino
counties. I strongly suggest that you get a sheet map for the state at an
auto club, or bookstore. You might also want to get maps for any counties
of particular interest. On my sheet map of the state, I used a high lighter
on the county names, as some can be hard to find, & that way I only have to
search them out once. There are also lists for most of the counties, e.g.
San Diego, CASANDIE-L-request(a)rootsweb.com
From: Betsy Michaels [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Sunday, March 31, 2002 8:29 AM
Subject: Re: [Sweden] NARA and upcoming 1930 US Census
Could you tell me the urls for the NorCal and SoCal lists. I would
like to join, as I have been frustrated by lack of info. in CA too.
I'm very new at genealogy but love it.
Thank you and Happy Easter.
Phil Van Camp wrote:
There's not whole lot of Calif stuff on line.
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