San Francisco Genealogy
Obituaries and Death Notices
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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. 
"AGASSIZ--Dispatch from San Francisco, March 27 -- Manuel AGASSIZ, who was run over by a street car at the corner of Jackson and Kearney, on the 18th instant, and badly injured, died in the County Hospital today." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 28 Mar 1871. Transcribed by Dee.
"AGNEW--At San Francisco, Jan. 2, Ellard AGNEW, a native of California, aged 27 years, 16 days. [Death of Ellard AGNEW -- …caused by pleuro-pneumonia. For a long time past his health has been quite poor and with hopes of bettering it he made a trip to Southern California. On his return he made the trip by the ocean route and on the steamer contracted a severe cold. On his arrival at the metropolis he laid over a couple of days, but his sickness increasing he endeavored to start home, but, owing to weakness, found that he could not made the trip. His mother was summoned to the city, and she, in conjunction with other relatives, friends, and members of the Native Sons, did everything possible for the sufferer, but to no avail. The funeral will take place from the residence of Mr. H. POND, tomorrow [Saturday, Jan. 5th] at 2pm.)" Source: The Free Lance (Hollister, San Benito Co), 4 Jan 1901. Transcribed by Dee.


"AHERN--In San Francisco, June 24th, Jeremiah AHERN, aged 47 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Record, 26 July 1872, p.2. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.
"AHERN--In this city, December 13, John S. AHERN, a native of Maine, aged 55 years. A member of Metal Polishers Union, Local No. 128. (Buffalo and Chicago papers please copy.)

** Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-day (Monday), at 1 o'clock p.m., from the parlors of McFADDEN, McBREATY & GREEN, 1171 Mission street, between Seventh and Eighth. Interment, Mount Olivet Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 15 December 1902, p. 6. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.

"AHERN--At Paicines, Mar. 17, Margaret M. AHERN, a native of Ireland, aged 35 years, 9 months. […sister of Mrs. John SHAY, of Paicines, Mrs. John GLEASON, of Lone Tree and Miss Helen AHERN, of San Francisco. The funeral took place from the Catholic church, at this place, last Tuesday morning…]." Source: The Free Lance (Hollister, San Benito Co.), 22 March 1895. Transcribed by Dee.
"AHERN--In this city, October 7th, Patrick AHERN, native of the Parish of Killea, County Cork, Ireland, aged 42 years. (Cork Examiner please copy.) Friends and acquaintances and those of his sisters, Mrs. MAHONEY, Mrs. SMIDDY and Mrs. CAREY, are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-day (Thursday) at 2 1/2 o'clock p.m. from his late residence, 15 1/2 Bordman Place, between Bryant and Brannan and Sixth and Seventh streets." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 9 Oct 1873.


"AHRENS--In North Oakland, November 19, Adolph C. AHRENS, aged 42 years and 23 days. Funeral Sunday at 2 p.m. from St. Marks Church, Interment I.O.O.F. Cemetery." Source: Daily Alta California, 21 Nov 1885.

"AHRENS--In North Oakland, November 19, Adolph C. AHRENS, aged 42 years and 23 days." Source: Daily Alta California, 22 Nov 1885.

"AINSLEY--In this city, August 10, Anna, relict of the late Thomas AINSLEY, a native of Ireland, aged 64 years." Source: Alta California, 12 Aug 1887.

"AINSLIE--August 7th, at 9 o'clock, A. M., Abraham V. AINSLIE, of Williamsburgh, L. I. Of typhus fever; aged 19. His friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend his funeral this day (Friday) at half past two o¬clock, P. M. from Steamboat Hotel, Long Wharf." Source: Daily Alta California, 8 Aug 1851. Transcribed by John Ireland.
"AINSWORTH--At Cape Vincent, New York, April 4. Mrs. Sarah A. AINSWORTH, mother of F. W. AINSWORTH of San Francisco, aged 78 years." Source: Daily Alta California, 6 April 1891. Transcribed by Carolyn Feroben.
"AIRD--Cholera--The interments on Saturday and yesterday include a number of deaths by cholera...Nov. 3, 1850:Miss AIRD, 25, England, cholera." Source: Alta California, 4 Nov 1850 (Transcribed from microfilm held at University of Nevada, Reno). Transcribed by Martha Richards. 
"AITCHISON--In this city, May 31, Elizabeth, beloved wife of John AITCHISON, a native of Berwickshire, Scotland, aged 39 years...." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 2 June, 1886.
"AITKIN--In San Francisco, September 7, Thomas AITKIN, aged 53 years." Source: Sacramento Bee, 10 Sept 1872. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"ALAPAZ--A Los Angeles telegram tells of the murder by Apaches, of Edward G. STEVENS, of San Francisco, formerly of the Overland Mail Company, and Mr. MILLS, formerly Superintendent of the Mowry Silver mines, in Arizona; also that officer BOVEE yesterday killed Celestino ALAPAZ, one of the NEWMAN murderers. MURDER of EDWARD G. STEVENS - Our San Francisco telegram reports, via Los Angeles, the recent murder by Apache Indians, of Edward G. STEVENS and Mr. MILLS. We trust the report is unfounded. Mr. STEVENS was for some 10 years prior to 1860, a resident of Calaveras county, where he was generally known and very highly esteemed. He was a young man of rare business qualities, the soul of honor, and of unbounded kindness and devotion to his friends. No death could have happened that will cause more general and intense sorrow than this, if the report be true." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 2 Feb 1864. Transcribed by Dee.
"ALARID--In San Francisco, Calif., September 16, 1942, Manuela ALARID, dearly beloved daughter of Manuel Peter ALARID of San Francisco and Mrs. Karl RESCH of Almaden, Calif.; loving sister of Emily LOUIS of Almaden, Calif.; dear cousin of Joseph and Irene LEYLE of San Jose, Mrs. Velma MENDOZA of San Jose, and Mrs. William HOUSEN of Oakland; dear granddaughter of Mrs. Solome LOUIS of San Francisco; a native of San Francisco, Calif.; aged 18 years, 4 months, 5 days. Friends are invited to attend the funeral today (Friday), September 18, 1942, at 8:30 a.m. from the "Chapel of Flowers" (Denegri-Geoffroy_Origlia), corner of Martha; thence to St. Joseph's church, Market and San Fernando streets, where a mass of requiem will be offered for the repose of her soul; commencing at 9:00 a.m.; thence to Santa Clara Catholic cemetery. Parking provided at all times in paved area at rear of our chapel." Source: San Jose Mercury Herald, 18 Sept 1942. Transcribed by jch.


"ALBERTI --Elizabeth Maria (BARRETT) [Submitter's note: aka Bess and Bessie] b. September 27, 1905 in San Francisco; [m. abt. 1929 to Al C. WALLACE; m. bef. 1976 to ALBERTI;] d. June 23, 1979 in Willows, Ca. No husband's name listed. Widowed. Father John S. BARRETT, mother Ellen MONIHAN. [Buried in Willows, CA].” Source: Death Certificate. Contact: Jim Barrett barjam@presys.com
"ALBIN--In San Francisco, of Consumption, L. ALBIN, formerly proprietor of the French newspaper, the 'Messenger,' and the late publisher of the 'Bibliotheque Populaire.'" Source: Weekly Stockton Democrat,14 Feb 1858. Transcribed by Dee.
"ALBISHER--In San Francisco, March 6, 1875, Madeline ALBISHER, aged 57 years, 8 months." Source: Sacramento Bee, 11 March 1875, p.3. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"ALCAYAGA--In this city, May 7, 1902, Cipriana G. ALCAYAGA, widow of the late Jose ALCAYAGA and mother of Mrs. M. BATES, Mrs. V. RUIZ and Alfred ALCAYAGA, a native of Casa Blanca, Chile, age 67 years, 7 months and 21 days." Source: San Francisco Call, 08 May 1902, page 13. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"ALDERTON--In San Francisco, March 13th, Robert A. ALDERTON, a native of Brooklyn, New York, aged 45 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Bee, 16 March 1863. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"ALDERTON--NOTABLE DEATH -- Robert A. ALDERTON, a fireman of San Francisco, and for several years conductor on the Panama railway, died at the Bay city on Friday last. He is represented as a man of great courage and high probity, and dies universally regretted." Source: Stockton Daily Argus, 16 March 1863. Transcribed by Dee.
"ALDERTON--NOTABLE DEATH -- Robert A. ALDERTON, a fireman of San Francisco, and for several years conductor on the Panama railway, died at the Bay city on Friday last. He is represented as a man of great courage and high probity, and dies universally regretted." Source: Stockton Daily Argus, 16 March 1863. Transcribed by Dee.
"ALDRICH--In this city, July 9, Anna ALDRICH, a native of Germany, aged 21 years, 2 months. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral this Friday at 1 o'clock from the Belvedere House, Stockton Street between Washington and Jackson." Source: San Francisco Call, 10, July, 1868 , page 3. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"ALDRICH--Bertha ALDRICH, a pretty young girl of 21 suicided in San Francisco Monday (2/7/1898). It was her way of blotting out the wayward and gay life." Source: Sacramento Bee, 9 Feb 1898. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"ALDRICH--In this city, Oct. 27th, Mrs. Elizabeth M. ALDRICH, wife of Wm. A. ALDRICH, aged 34 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 30 Oct 1865.


"ALEXANDER--In this city, February 9th, the son of John and Margaret ALEXANDER, a native of Sydney, Australia, aged 1 year, 11 months, and 9 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, tomorrow (Friday) afternoon, at 2 1/2 o'clock from the residence of the parents, on Folsom street, near Main, without further notice." Source: San Francisco Call, 10 Feb 1870, p. 3. Transcribed by Mary McInnes. 
"ALEXANDER--In Oakland, August 5, 1878, A. P. ALEXANDER, a native of Tophsorn, Maine." Source: Alta California, 7 Aug 1878. Transcribed by Colleen Norby.


"ALEXANDER--In this city, January 15, Andrew M. ALEXANDER, a native of Missouri, aged 69 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 19 Jan 1904.
"ALEXANDER--[Sept 23d 1867] - Captain ALEXANDER, of the plunger Eliza, was knocked overboard at San Francisco and drowned." Source: Sacramento Daily Union, 1 Jan 1868, page 1. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"ALEXANDER--In this city, March 31, Dora, beloved daughter of J.A. and P. ALEXANDER, aged 10 years, 10 months and 16 days." Source: San Francisco Call, 2 Apr 1882, p. 7. Transcribed by Sylvia Mast.
"ALEXANDER--FUNERAL SERVICES OVER THE DEPARTED--The funeral of Isidor ALEXANDER, who died suddenly last Monday on a train while returning to this city from San Francisco, took place this afternoon from his late residence, 716 Tenth Street. The services were conducted by Rev. Montague N.A. COHEN, of the Temple B'Nai Israel, and were attended by a large gathering. After the services at the house the funeral cortege proceeded to the depot, and the remains were transported on the 3:30 p.m. train to San Francisco, to be taken to Hills of Eternity Cemetery, San Mateo County, for interment. The pall-bearers were M.J. DESMOND, E.J. DEVLIN, Benjamin BARNES, John E. SULLIVAN, D.W. CARMICHAEL and R.H. SINGLETON. An inquest was held last night by Coroner GORMLEY to determine the cause of death, and the verdict of the jury was that it resulted from heart disease." Source: The Evening Bee (Sacramento, CA), 6 Dec 1905, Page 5. Transcribed by Betty Loose.


"ALGEO--In this city, November 21, 1943 Richard Trent, beloved son of Phillip and Marion ALGEO, loving brother of Sharon ALGEO and grandson of William J. GREER. Funeral services Wednesday at 11 a.m., at Ashley & McMullen's 4200 Geary Blvd. at Sixth Ave." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 23 Nov 1943. Contact: Delbert T. Greer kacm9794@aol.com

"ALITORIA--In San Francisco, Jan. 23d, Gregoria ALITORIA, a native of New York, aged 36 years." Source: Sacramento Bee, 27 Jan 1866. Transcribed by Betty Loose.

"ALISON--In this city, July 7, Bertie C., infant son of Charles and Isabel ALISON, a native of San Francisco, aged 9 months. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, to-morrow (Friday), at 2 o'clock p.m., from the residence of the parents, No. 12 Langton street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 8 July 1875.

"ALISON--In this city, July 7, Bertie C., infant son of Charles and Isabel ALISON, a native of San Francisco, aged 9 months. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, to-day (Friday) at 2 o'clock p.m., from the residence of the parents, No. 12 Langton street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 9 July 1875.

"ALLANSON--At Hollister, May 22, Mrs. Ann FLETCHERALLANSON, a native of England, aged 64 years. […belonging to an old historic family of Westhoughton, Lancashire, England; born Jan. 4, 1829...For 42 years she was the affectionate companion of our Mr. John ALLANSON, Sr., and mother of the ALLANSON Bros… Her grandfather in England amassed a large fortune in cotton manufacture… Her father, Ralph FLETCHER, was proprietor of a number of large coal mines in England. Her husband, our fellow-townsman, John ALLANSON, was a merchant tailor for 33 years in Farmouth, near Manchester, England. She came with her husband and part of her family to America in 1881 for her health…At first the family resided in Texas, then at Pasadena, Cal., thence to San Francisco, and thence to Hollister…She leaves 3 sons & 1 daughter in California and 2 sons & 1 daughter in England. Her second daughter…went to the South Sea Islands as a missionary…after 2 years was called to her heavenly reward…Annie, the only daughter in America…was at the bedside of her beloved mother…]." Source: The Free Lance (Hollister, San Benito Co, CA), 27 May 1892. Transcribed by Dee.
"ALLARD--Died at San Francisco, May 8, 1868, Wealthy ALLARD, aged 47y 6m." Source: The Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 23 May 1868. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.


"ALLARI--Everett C. ALLARI--Everett C. ALLARI, a resident of Pacific Grove for the past five years, died Friday at his home after a long illness. He was 70. Born Jan. 4, 1912, in San Francisco, he had been vice president and treasurer of Williams and Burrows, Inc., general contractors in Belmont, before retiring in 1976. He moved to Pacific Grove from Redwood City.
Mr. ALLARI was an honorary life member of the Pacific Grove and Belmont Rotary clubs. He had been a member of Rotary for 43 years, and was a Paul Harris Fellow. He also was a member of the Patterson Lodge No. 488 F&AM in Patterson, the Stockton Bodies Scottish Rite, Ben Ali Temple Shrine of Sacramento, Patterson chapter No. 417 Order of Estern Star, Sons in Retirement, Monterey Peninsula Branch, and ws an elder in the Lincoln Presbyterian Church of Stockton. Mr. ALLARI is survived by his wife, Nell; sons, Robert of Irvine and Ronald of Fort Lee, VA., and seven grandchildren. Friends can call at the Paul Mortuary today from noon until 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at the Paul Mortuary chapel, officiated by the Rev. Bruce COLEMAN of the Presbyterian Church of Sunnyvale and the Pacific Grove Masonic Lodge. Burial services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at Skylawn Memorial Park in San Mateo. The family suggests that any contributions go to the Masonic Endowment Fund, c/o Pacific Grove Lodge, P.O. Box 331, Pacific Grove, 93950, or to Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula." Source: Monterey Peninsula Herald (Monterey, Monterey Co., CA), 1982 Aug 8, p4A

"ALLEN--In this city, December 15th, Anna, daughter of Frances and the late Henry A. ALLEN (chief officer of the ill-fated steamship Brother Jonathan), aged 6 years and 4 months." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 16 Dec 1865.
"ALLEN--November 4th [1863] - William PAGE, Chris. LOWERY, James ROMAINE and Samuel HOWARD were arrested at San Francisco, for murdering Lloyd MAGRUDER and Charles ALLEN, in Idaho Territory." Source: The Sacramento Union, 1 Jan 1864. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"ALLEN--Died in San Francisco, March 5th, Mrs. Charlotte ALLEN, aged 50 years, 3 months, 10 days. [Funeral from the Central Methodist Church, tomorrow (Wednesday), at half-past 10 o'clock a.m. Friends are respectfully invited to attend.]" Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 7 Mar 1871. Transcribed by Dee.
"ALLEN--Died in San Francisco, March 5th, Mrs. Charlotte ALLEN, aged 50 years, 3 months, 10 days. [Funeral from the Central Methodist Church, today (Wednesday), at half-past 10 o'clock a.m. Friends are respectfully invited to attend.]" Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 8 Mar 1871. Transcribed by Dee.


"ALLEN--Elizabeth Grace, died Dec 12, 1984, San Francisco." Source: Death certificate in possession of submitter. [Submitter's notes: born July 24, 1909, SF, to William Lewis ALLEN (b July 22, 1869, New Jersey) & Hattie BRACKEN (b Jan 27, 1875, SF)] Contact: Donna Madrid DonnaSF47@comcast.net
"ALLEN--In this city, April 30 1902, Elmer ALLEN, dearly beloved son of Monty and Sadie ALLEN. A native of San Francisco, aged 11 months and 2 days." Source: San Francisco Call, 1 May 1902, page 13. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"ALLEN--In Oakland, March 3, Esther H. ALLEN, a native of Ireland, aged 77 years, 7 months and 7 days." Source: San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin, 4 March 1895.


"ALLEN--Hattie (Henrietta) Frances, died: July 19, 1945, San Francisco." Source: California Death Certificate #45-0524404. [Submitter's notes: born: Jan 27, 1875, SF to George Davidson BRACKEN (b 1844 New York) & Bridget DUNDON (b May 24, 1841, County Cork, Ireland); married: William Lewis ALLEN, Sept 25, 1901, San Rafael.] Contact: Donna Madrid DonnaSF47@comcast.net

"ALLEN--At rest in this City, March 11, J.O. beloved husband of Sara A., father of Eugene C., Ethan, Edward M., Annie....." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 12 March 1907. Transcribed by Sylvia Mast.

"ALLEN--March 11, John ALLEN, Michigan, 56." Source: Daily Alta California, 14 March 1851. Transcribed by John Ireland.

"ALLEN--Joseph E. ALLEN, a barber, employed in the Oaks barber shop on Ellis Street, San Francisco, and Miss L. COUGHLIN, were accidentally suffocated by illuminating gas last Sunday or Monday night on the third floor of a lodging house at 416 O Farrell Street. ALLEN engaged the room between 11 and 12 o'clock last Sunday night and went out for liquor, returning to his room in less than half an hour. They were found dead at 7 o'clock yesterday morning with the gas escaping from the open burner." Source: Sacramento Bee, 21 Oct 1903. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.

"ALLEN--In this city, January 20 [1912], Colonel Leven Cooper ALLEN, dearly beloved husband of Kate ALLEN, and father of Albert C., Gilbert M. and Leven C. ALLEN Jr., a native of Missouri aged 61 years. Friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services Tuesday, January 23 at 2 o'clock at the post chapel, Presidio. Interment National Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Jan 1912. Transcribed by Nancy Pfaff.

"ALLEN--In San Francisco, March 13th, Mary Howland, child of Gideon ALLEN, aged 1 year and 2 months." Source: Sacramento Daily Bee, 16 March 1863. Transcribed by Betty Loose.

"ALLEN--In this city, February 9, of heart disease, Mary J. ALLEN, wife of Commodore T.H. ALLEN, a native of Cincinnati, O., aged 31 years. Notice of funeral hereafter." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 10 Feb 1880. Transcribed by jch.
"ALLEN--[On 1 Nov 1873] Ned ALLEN killed in his saloon at San Francisco." Source: The Bee (Sacramento, CA), "Record of Notable Events in the State," 1 Jan 1874. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"ALLEN--In this city, August 19, Peri Edward, beloved husband of Louisa V. ALLEN (nee BARBEE), loving father of Mavis K. ALLEN, son of Mrs. Elizabeth ALLEN, and brother of Mrs. Alfred PERI and Miss Jeannie ALLEN, a native of New Orleans, La., aged 43 years, 6 months and 19 days. (Marysville, Cal., and New Orleans, La., papers please copy.)." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Aug 1910. Contact: Jim Schmitz jim@mcparlane.com


"ALLEN--On the 26th of July, of wounds received in the recent battle Richmond, Lieutenant Robert ALLEN, Jr., late of San Francisco, and son of Major Robert ALLEN, U.S.A., aged 22 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Union, 4 Aug 1862. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"ALLEN--In this city, December 8, Stephen ALLEN, a shipwright, a native of Maine, aged 58 years." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 10 Dec 1890. Transcribed by Susan Quinn.


"ALLEN--In this city, January 6, 1899, Viola May, dearly beloved daughter of Anthony and Mamie ALLEN, sister of Leslie and Cecil ALLEN, granddaughter of Charles and the late Mary A. MULLIN and niece of Mrs. J.J. MORGAN and John, Charlie, Kitty, Lillian and Jennie MULLIN, a native of San Francisco, aged 6 years." Source: San Francisco Bulletin, 7 Jan 1899.

"ALLEN--William ALLEN died Mar 18, 1915 San Francisco." Source: California Death Certificate #586-390, local register #1689. Contact: Donna Madrid DonnaSF47@comcast.net

"ALLEN--In this city, March 18, William L., beloved husband of Hattie ALLEN, and devoted father of William, Harry, Hattie, Ethel, Mary and Elizabeth ALLEN and the late Helen ALLEN, a native of New Jersey, aged 45 years 7 months and 26 days. A member of Lathers Union. Remains at the new parlors of Suhr & Wieboldt, 1465 Valencia Street, between Twenty-fifty and Twenty-sixth streets." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 20 March 1915, p. 4. Contact: Donna Madrid DonnaSF47@comcast.net
"ALLENWOOD--OBITUARY OF J. ALLENWOOD--Jesse Muzzy ALLENWOOD was born near Smartsville, Yuba County, California, July 11th, 1865 and passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Pauline BUCKHOLZ, in Turlock, Cal., July 16th, 1931 at the age of 66 years and 4 days. He lived at the home near Smartsville until 18 years old when he came to Surprise Valley, Modoc County, Cal., with his parents, where he has lived continuously ever since, he having lived only a few years in other parts of the State. He was married Aug. 26, 1889 to Sarah Elizabeth BATY, of Fort Bidwell, Cal. He is survived by his wife and three grown children, Frank Robert, of San Francisco, Mrs. Madge Pauline BUCKHOLZ, of Turlock, Ca., and Mrs. Hattie Mae FULCHER, of Fort Bidwell, Cal.; one niece, Mrs. Alice Myrtle HUDSPETH, of Long Beach, Cal.; one nephew, Arthur Robert ALLENWOOD, of Cedarville, Cal.; one granddaughter, of Yerington, Nevada and one brother, Joseph Francis ALLENWOOD, of Cedarville, Cal. Funeral services were held at Fort Bidwell, Cal., July 19, 1931, under the auspices of the I.O.O.F. Lodge. The casket was decorated with many beautiful floral designs, mute tributes from kind friends and neighbors. Interment took place in the Fort Bidwell cemetery." Source: Surprise Valley Record (Cedarville, Modoc County, Cal.), 12 Aug 1931. Transcribed by Billie Reynolds.


"ALLIEN--Interment in San Francisco, Feb. 23, M. ALLIEN, France, 25." Source: Alta California, 28 Feb 1853. Submitted by Martha Richards.
"ALLISON--In this city, September 2, 1883, while on a visit to her father, Edward EDWARDS, No. 11 Diamond Street, Katie A. ALLISON, beloved wife of James A. ALLISON of St. Helena, Napa County, CA, aged 21 years, 9 months, and 12 days. Notice of funeral hereafter." Source: The Morning Call (San Francisco), 3 Sept 1883, page 4. Transcribed by Carolyn.


"ALLISON--In Sacramento, Oct. 4th, Jennett ALLISON, aged 59 years, 4 months and 28 days." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 7 Oct 1865. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.

"ALMON--In this city, March 11, David, beloved husband of Ethel ALMON, and brother of William, Edward and Marie ALMON, and Mrs. F. WELCH, and son-in-law of Mrs. McAULIFFE, a native of San Francisco, aged 29 years and 10 months." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 12 March 1899, page 30. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.
"ALMON--In this city, March 11, David, beloved husband of Ethel ALMON, and brother of William, Edward and Marie ALMON, and Mrs. F. WELCH, and son-in-law of Mrs. McAULIFFE, a native of San Francisco, aged 29 years and 10 months." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 12 Mar 1899, p.30. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.


"ALMY--In San Francisco, May 8th, Andrew J. ALMY, aged 46 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Bee, 11 May 1863. Transcribed by Betty Loose.

"ALPERS--In New Monterey, April 8, Matilda A., widow of John ALPERS, a native of Gluckstadt, Germany, aged 65 years 6 months and 11 days." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 10 Apr 1900, p. 6. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"ALSTON--In Oakland, June 39, 1895, Clarence William R., beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. John ALSTON, a native of Oakland, aged 9 months and 13 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral this day (Tuesday) at 10 o'clock a.m. from the residence of his parents, 813 Peralta street. Interment Mountain View Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Call, 2 July 1895, p. 13.
"ALTON--A man named Wm. S. ALTON, flour merchant in San Francisco, died very suddenly a few days since, under the following circumstances; While taking his accustomed walk in the morning, he stopped at a grocery and took a seidlitz powder, which he was in the habit of doing, and a glass of soda after it. He then went immediately home and sat down to breakfast. He had eaten but little when he became sick and got up to go to bed. Before he got to the bed, however, he was taken with convulsions. Physicians were immediately sent for, but before they arrived he was dead." Source: The Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 10 Feb 1859. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.


"ALTOZANO--Died in San Francisco, June 25, Mrs. Alice ALTOZANO, a native of Ireland, aged 82 years." Source: The Free Lance (Hollister, San Benito Co), 4 July 1902. Transcribed by Dee.

"ALTOZANO--In San Francisco, Oct. 26, Ysidro, beloved husband of Alice ALTOZANO, and father of Mrs. M. SAN PEDRO and Mrs. R. AGUIRRE, a native of Aranjuez, Spain, aged 65 years. [Deceased was an old resident of this county…He lived at one time at what was known as the “Almond Orchard,” at Fairview. He was the owner of the property on Fourth street known as the French Hotel.]." Source: The Free Lance (Hollister, San Benito Co.), 2 Nov 1894. Transcribed by Dee.
"ALTHRIED -- A servant girl, named Mary Ann ALTHRIED, at the What Cheer House, San Francisco, while eating supper Tuesday evening, was observed to spread out her arms and hands and fall back into her chair, and soon after to expire. A post mortem examination was made, and it was discovered that death was caused by a piece of beefsteak 3 inches long, an inch and a half wide, and the thickness of the finger, which lodged in the woman's esophagus, or gullet, which produced suffocation." Source: Stockton Daily Argus, 15 April 1857. Transcribed by Dee.
"ALVARADO--The 2-year-old daughter of Cipriano ALVARADO, a former resident of Hollister, died in San Francisco on Jan. 17th." Source: The Free Lance (Hollister, San Benito Co.), 22 Jan 1904. Transcribed by Dee.
"ALVAREZ--Dispatch from San Francisco -- Rufino ALVAREZ died suddenly on Dupont street last night, from an attack of pneumonia." Source: Stockton Daily Independent (Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA), 21 Nov 1871. Transcribed by Dee.
"ALTVATER--In this city, January 15, Eva Maria Catherine, daughter of David and Catharine ALTVATER, aged 4 months and 1 day. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, this (Sunday) afternoon at 2 o'clock, from the residence of the parents, 72[3?] Sansome street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 16 Jan 1870.


"ALVORD--In this city, March 29, 1891, William M. ALVORD, a native of Rutland, Vt., aged 40 years, 5 months and 19 days. (Rutland Vt. and New York City papgers please copy.) The funeral will take place this day (Wednesday) at 2 o'clock p.m. from 510 Larkin street. Interment Laurel Hill Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 1 Apr 1891.


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