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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.

"YAGER--Died in San Francisco, Sept. 7, 1889, Freddie, son of Augusta YAGER, aged 7y 11m 7d." Source: The Somona Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 21 Sept 1889. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"YARD--In Oakland, October 23, Esther A., wife of the late Dr. George M. YARD, aged 73 years. Funeral to-day at 2 p.m. from the residence of Edson ADAMS." Source: Daily Alta California, 24 Oct 1885.
"YARNELL--In this city, March 1, Mabel, beloved daughter of Jos. and Clara YARNELL, a native of San Francisco, aged 2 months and 6 days. Funeral will take place to-day (Tuesday) at 2 o'clock p.m. from 430 Chestnut street. Interment private." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 2 March 1886.
"YATES--Died in San Francisco, Feb. 27, 1889, Mrs. Fanny E. YATES, (formerly of White Pine Co., Nv.) aged 52y." Source: The Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 9 March 1889. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.


"YATES--Col. Richard YATES, late of Albany, N. York, died at San Francisco on 29th." Source: Brooklyn Eagle, 24 Apr 1855. Transcribed by John Ireland.

"YEARDLEY--Interment in San Francisco, April 23, London, 42." Source: Alta California, 27 April 1853. Submitted by Martha Richards.
"YEARGAIN--At the home of her son in San Francisco, April 7, 1901, Dr. Emily M. YEARGAIN. Cremation at San Francisco to-day (Tuesday)." Source: San Jose Daily Mercury, 9 April 1901. Transcribed by jch.
"YEVLIN--Sept 29 Mary E. YEVLIN. Interments in San Francisco, for the week ending Oct. 7, 1852. Reported for the Alta California by N. Gray, Sexton and Undertaker, Sacramento St near Dupont." Source: Alta California, 5 March 1852. Transcribed by Kim.
"YEPES--March 4, Leonerdino YEPES, Boston, 35." Source: Daily Alta California, 14 March 1851. Transcribed by John Ireland.
"YGLESIAS--BY STATE TELEGRPH, San Francisco, Sept. 4 -- Ferdinand SONIARO, indicted for manslaughter in the killing of Juan YGLESIAS, on Kearney street, was arraigned before Judge Sawyer this morning and plead not guilty." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 5 Sept 1866. Transcribed by Dee.
"YOST--San Francisco, Mar. 19th, John D. YOST, who was connected with the firm of H.S. CROCKER & Co., died yesterday after a lingering illness of many weeks. The deceased was 48y and was widely known among the business community." Source: The Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 22 March 1890. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"YOUNG--In this city, July 31, Charles YOUNG, aged 54 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-morrow (Friday), at 1 1/2 o'clock p.m., from the United Presbyterian Church, Mason, near Eddy street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 4 Aug 1881.
"YOUNG--In this city, June 13, 1896, Edith, beloved daughter of Henry F. and Kate YOUNG, a native of San Francisco." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 14 June 1896. Transcribed by Margie Hinton.
"YOUNG--Eliza." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 1 Apr 1891.
"YOUNG--In this city, February 10, Ethel Clare, infant daughter of Walter D. and Lucy YOUNG, aged 10 months and 20 days. (Sacramento papers please copy.) Interment private." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 12 Feb 1882.
"YOUNG--In Sacramento, September 4, Fanny, daughter of William and Susan YOUNG, aged 12 days." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 8 Sept 1873.
"YOUNG--In this city, August 8, Frederick YOUNG, a native of Sweden, aged 34 years." Source: Alta California, 10 Aug 1887.
"YOUNG--March 13, George YOUNG, Boston, 20." Source: Daily Alta California, 14 March 1851. Transcribed by John Ireland.
"YOUNG--In this city, June 17, George A., beloved husband of Martha R. YOUNG, a native of England, aged 80 years and 27 days. To-day (Wednesday) a requiem mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul at St. Brigid’s Church, commencing at 9 o’clock a.m. Interment private." Source: San Francisco Examiner 19 June 1901, page 6. Transcribed by Nancy Pratt Melton.
"YOUNG--Interment in San Francisco, Hiram YOUNG, Jr., Geneva, N.Y., 28." Source: Alta California, 28 Feb 1853. Submitted by Martha Richards.
"YOUNG--In this city, November 19th, at 3:25 P.M., John Henry, only son of Richard and E. C. YOUNG, aged 4 months and 19 days. Funeral will take place from the south-west corner of Polk and Broadway, at 2 P. M. this day, (Sunday.)" Source: Alta California, 20 Nov 1870.
"YOUNG--In the City and County Hospital, December 28, 1898, Philip YOUNG, a native of Canada, aged 54 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 29 Dec 1898, p. 11.
"YOUNG--6 MEN KILLED on BOARD the MOSES TAYLOR -- The steamer Moses Taylor, of the Webb line, arrived from Australia and New Zealand yesterday. The 'Bulletin' of last evening contains the following: It will be remembered that the vessel left San Francisco on the 24th of May, after having been handsomely christened by a banquet of prominent business men, and inspected by the general public. When about 4 hours' sail from the Heads, during the 1st Assistant Engineer's watch, the flue of the starboard boiler collapsed. The hot water and steam escaping, rushed down upon the doomed men below, killing 4 and fatally scalding the 1st Assistant Engineer and a water tender; the 2 latter survived but a few hours, although they received every attention from Surgeon WOODBRIDGE. Annexed are the names of the victims: Thomas HARRISON, 1st Assistant Engineer, age 32; Nicholas PENDERGAST, fireman, age 28; H. MOONEY, fireman, age 27; Paul NICOLSON, coal passer, age 29; Wm. YOUNG, coal passer, age 32; Oliver HAYS, water tender, age 28." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 26 June 1871. Transcribed by Dee.
"YULICH--In this city, March 27, Annie YULICH, beloved mother of Vera O'DONNELL, daughter of the late John and Catherine KINSMAN and sister of Mrs. C. MERRITT, Mrs. M. PENROSE, Mrs. E. NEVINS, Mrs. E. BRISTOL, Mrs. Emma PRIDEAUX, Mrs. A. R. CEDERBLOOM, a native of Pennsylvania, aged 40 years 3 months and 24 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral Sunday, March 31, at 2 o'clock p. m. from the mortuary chapel of the Golden Gate Undertaking Company, 2475 Mission street, near Twenty-[xxx?] street, Interment, Mount Olivet Cemetery, by electric funeral car from corner of Twenty-eight and Valencia streets at 2:30 o'clock p.m." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 29 Mar 1912. Contact: Lloyd Raeg lbraeg@frontier.com
"YULICH--In this city, January 13, Clarence L., beloved child of Lewis and Anna YULICH and grandchild of Mrs. Catherine KINSMAN, a native of California, aged 3 years 3 months and 7 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-marrow (Monday), at 11 o'clock a. m., from the residence of his parents, 59 Converse street. Interment, Mount Olivet Cemetery, by electric funeral car from the corner of Eighteenth and Guerrero streets, at 11:30 o'clock a.m." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 14 Jan 1906, pg 22. Contact: Lloyd Raeg lbraeg@frontier.com

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