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San Mateo County Coroner's Records 1865-1969
Reprinted by permission of the San Mateo County Genealogical Society. 
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Index to the Coroner's Records of San Mateo County
Indexed by Russ Brabec
Original Records are located in the County Storage Facility on Tower Road
    Coroners Reports thru 1946 are now available on Family Search. Use this index to find record number then go to    
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Microfilm copies of the records are available in the Recorder's Office at 555 County Center, Redwood City
Compiled Index
Box 1 1865-1896 Box 17 1936-1938 Box 34 1954-1955 Box 51 1964-1965
Box 2 1892-1903 Box 18 1938-1939 Box 35 1955 Box 52 1965
Box 3 1899-1908 Box 19 1939-1941 Box 36 1955 Box 53 1965-1966
Box 4 1907-1911 Box 20 1941-1942 Box 37 1955-1956 Box 54 1966-1967
Box 5 1911-1914 Box 21 1942-1943 Box 38 1956-1957 Box 55 1967
Box 6 1914-1917 Box 22 1943-1944 Box 39 1957 Box 56 1967-1968
Box 7 1917-1920 Box 23 1944-1945 Box 40 1957-1958 Box 57 1968
Box 8 1920-1922 Box 24 1945-1946 Box 41 1959 Box 58 1968-1969
Box 9 1922-1924 Box 25 1946-1947 Box 42 1958-1959 Box 59 1969
Box 10 1924-1926 Box 26 1947-1949 Box 43 1959
Box 11 1926-1928 Box 27 1949 Box 44 1959-1960
Box 12 1928-1929 Box 28 1950 Box 45 1960
Box 13 1929-1931 Box 29 1950-1951 Box 46 1960-1961
Box 14 1931-1932 Box 30 1951-1952 Box 47 1961-1962
Box 14 1932-1934 Box 31 1952-1953 Box 48 1962
Box 15 1932-1934 Box 32 1953-1954 Box 49 1962-1963
Box 16 1934-1936 Box 33 1954 Box 50 1963-1964
                 
NOTES: File No. with a decimal (851.5) is the number given by the County Recorder.  
  File No. with a letter (851A) created by the transcriber, usually multiple persons in the same file.
  There are a few cases where they (A and B) are separate files.  
   
  Struck by train or struck by train no. xx refers to the Southern Pacific Railroad.  
   
  Name spelling is from the actual records.  
   
  "" in Cause of Death indiactes a copy of the State Death Record is included in the file.  
   
  "?" after a city indicates that the city is not in atlases of 1895 and 1960 for that state.  
   
  (a.r.) Indicates death date is the date of the Autopsy Report.  
   
  r. represents victim's city of residence beginninig with Box 24 due to a new department form.
   
  Blood-Alcohol/Ethanol Content = (.xx%)  
   
  Barbiturate/Drug Content = (xx ppm)  
   
  Starting with Box 56, the Birth location is shown in CAPITALS, the Residence in Mixed Case.