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This is a miscellaneous collection of newspaper obituaries, funeral notices and death notices submitted by San Francisco researchers and volunteers. If an entry has a contact name, you may contact the researcher with questions about the families mentioned, but understand that they have *not* volunteered to provide copies for people. Source information for each entry is provided for your convenience so that you can obtain a photocopy on your own.

"QUALEY--In this city, Sept. 7th, Capt. John F. QUALEY, a native of New Hampshire, aged 32 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 8 Sept 1865.
"QUANE--In this city, December 29, 1898, William, beloved husband of the late mary QUANE, and father of John F., James, and Thomas QUANE, Mrs. J.J. NEELEY and Mrs. M. HOOK, a native of County Limerick, Ireland, aged 60 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-morrow (Sunday) at 8:30 o'clock, from his late residence, 91 South Park, thence to St. Rose's Church, where a solemn requiem mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul, commencing at 9 o'clock. Interment, Mount Calvary Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 31 Dec 1898 and 1 Jan 1899.
"QUARTLEY, Mrs. Ann H." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 1 Feb 1894, p. 10.
"QUAY--Ah QUAY, 30, Aug. 26, China."  Source: New York Times, 6 Oct 1851. Transcribed by J. Ireland.
"QUIGLEY--In this city, September 13, Jane, wife of Neil QUIGLEY, aged 31 years." Source: Alta Californian, 19 Sept 1879, p.4.
"QUILL--At St. Mary's Hospital, James QUILL, a native of County Kerry, Ireland, aged [4_?] years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, at St. Mary's Hospital, THIS DAY (Tuesday), Aug. 23d at 2 1/2 o'clock, P.M." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 23 August 1870, page 3. Transcribed by Kimberlee Young.


"QUILL--John - 44 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 26 Feb 1915. Transcribed by Cheryl Jensen.
"QUIN--Dispatch from San Francisco, Nov. 26 -- The trial of AH SING, for the murder of Sam QUIN, is pending in the 4th District Court." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 27 Nov 1872. Transcribed by Dee.
"QUINAN--In this city, October 18th, John H. QUINAN, a native of Ireland, aged 28 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 19 Oct 1873.
"QUINLAN--Mrs. Ellie F. QUINLAN, wife of Martin Q. QUINLAN, formerly a resident of Santa Rosa, died in San Francisco on Nov. 16, 1888, after a lingering illness. She left 3 young children and a husband to mourn her loss." Source: Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 5 Jan 1889. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"QUINLAN--In Oakland, November 11, James QUINLAN, brother of Patrick J. QUINLAN, a native of Ireland, aged 66 years. The funeral will take place to-day (Monday), at 9 o’clock a. m., from the residence parlors of McMaster & Briscoe, 589 twenty-fourth street, near Grove. Interment private." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 15 Nov 1909.
"QUINLAN--Marguerita QUINLAN--Mrs. Marguerite QUINLAN of South San Francisco well known on the Coastside and Peninsula, died at Children's Hospital in San Francisco last nigh after a long illness. Mrs. QUINLAN was the widow of Thomas F. QUINLAN; and the mother of Leland (Buster) QUINLAN, former San Mateo sheriff, and Dr. Ellsworth QUINLAN of San Francisco; sister of Mrs. Mamie McGRAW and Dr. J.C. McGOVERN of South San Francisco and Frank McGOVERN of Half Moon Bay, and the late T.C. (BRICK) McGOVERN, former sheriff of San Mateo County, and the late Mrs. Annie CONRAD. She was a sister-in-law of Jack QUINLAN of Half Moon Bay, county deputy sheriff, and Joseph QUINLAN, postmaster at South San Francisco. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 9:15 a.m. from the Nieri Funeral Home in South San Francisco, thence to All Soul's Church, where a mass will be said, commencing at 9:30. Interment will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. Rosary will be said tonight at 8 o'clock at the funeral home." Source: Redwood City Tribune, 4 May 1945, p.2. Transcribed by jch.
"QUINLIN--In this city, October 23, Dr. A.G. QUINLIN, a native of Richmond, Virginia, aged 68 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 23 October, 1884, page 4. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"QUINN--In this city, May 10, 1902, Mrs. Anna QUINN, dearly beloved mother of Maurice, Daniel, William and Frank QUINN, and Mrs. M.S. DAVIDSON, a native of Ireland, aged 70 years. (Boston, Mass., papers please copy). The funeral will take place tomorrow (Monday), at 8:30 o'clock from her late residence, 3075A Twenty Fourth Street, thence to St. Peters Church. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Call, 11 May 1902, page 39. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"QUINN--In this city, June 6th, John, son of Charles and Margaret QUINN, aged 10 years and 4 days." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 7 June 1875.
"QUINN--In Downieville, August 3d, John QUINN, aged 32 years." Source: Daily Alta California, 15 Aug 1863, p. 6.
"QUINN--San Francisco, March - Rev Father John QUINN, 34 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 4 March 1876. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"QUINN--In this city, January 28, John Walker, beloved husband of Bridget QUINN, a native of the city of Limerick, Ireland, aged 51 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, to-morrow (Saturday), at 2 o'clock p.m., from his late residence, 1034 1/2 Folsom street." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 29 Jan 1886.
"QUINN--QUINN, Lucy--In S.F.; beloved wife of the late Cyril M. QUINN; loving mother of Cyril M. and Clyde T. QUINN; mother-in-law of Betty QUINN; adored grandmother of Susan SORDELLI, Michele CANER, Kathleen QUINN KOZAK, David, William and Robert QUINN; also survived by many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; a member of Holy Rosary Sodality, Little Children's Aid and St. Anthony's Kitchen. Friends may visit Tuesday (Today) after 1PM and attend the Vigil 7;30PM at Hogan, Sullivan & Bianco Chapel of the Sunset, 1266 9th Ave. Funeral Wednesday 9:30AM from the chapel, thence to St. Anne's Church where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10AM. Committal Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Aug 1991. Transcribed by Madelyn Bechini.


"QUINN--In this city, March 17, Mary, beloved wife of Thomas QUINN, and mother of Nellie QUINN, a native of the parish of Kilbrin, County Cork, Ireland, aged 50 years." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, March 18, 1887.
"QUINN--In this city, November 10, Nathaniel P., beloved husband of Christina M. QUINN..." Source: San Francisco Bulletin, 11 Nov 1904.
"QUINN--BY STATE TELEGRAPH, San Francisco, Oct. 17 - The dead body of Mrs. QUINN was found in her house on Hunt street today. The head bore marks of violence, which led to a supposition that she had been murdered. The Coroner made an examination which showed that she did of congestion of the brain, brought on by excessive drinking. A warrant is out for a man with whom she lived, on account of the bruises on her head." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 18 Oct 1867. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.
"QUINN--BY STATE TELEGRAPH, San Francisco, Oct. 18 - Coroner Harris held an autopsy on the body of Mrs. Susan QUINN and concluded that she died of apoplexy and that ill treatment did not hasten her death, the injuries on her head being superficial." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 18 Oct 1867. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.
"QUINN--In this city, August 21, Tessey, daughter of Timothy and Tessey QUINN, aged 1 year and 10 months. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, TO-MORROW (Saturday), at 2 o’clock p.m., from the residence of the parents, Vallejo street, between Sansome and Montgomery." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 22 Aug 1873. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"QUINN--In San Francisco, June 29th, Thomas F., son of J. H. QUINN, aged 4 months and 11 days." Source: Sacramento Daily Union, 4 July 1862, page 2. Transcribed by Nancy Pratt Melton.
"QUINTON--At Los Angeles, Oct. 7th, John B. QUINTON, of San Francisco." Source: Sacramento Bee, 10 Oct 1867. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"QUIRK--In this city, January 8, 1892, Mary QUIRK, beloved wife of Peter QUIRK, and mother of Nellie, Mary, John and Peter QUIRK, a native of County Mayo, Ireland, aged 48 years and 8 months. Friends and acquaintances are respectully invited to attend the funeral this day (Sunday) at 8:30 a.m. from her late residence, 1809 Stockton street; thence to St. Francis Church, Vallejo street, where a solemn requiem high mass will be celebrated for the repose of her soul, commencing at 9 o'clock a.m. Intement Mount Calvary Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 10 Jan 1892.
"QUIRK--In this city, July 4, Patrick QUIRK, a native of County Kerry, Ireland, aged 60 years. The funeral will take place TO-DAY (Sunday), at 2 o’clock p.m. from his late residence, Mission Road." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 6 July, 1873. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
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