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.

"EADES--Jacob Russell EADES, a druggist, aged about 35 years, a native of New South Wales, came to the receiving hospital on Saturday to be treated for chronic alcoholism. He was a physical wreck and lingered until about 10 o'clock Tuesday morning, when he expired." Source: Sacramento Bee (Bay Gleanings), 6 July 1887. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"EAGER--In San Francisco, March 1st, Albert EAGER, aged 45 years." Source: The Sacramento Daily Union, 4 Mar 1863. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"EAGLESON--SUICIDE -- A stone cutter named T.R. EAGLESON committed suicide in San Francisco on Sunday evening by jumping from a 3rd-story window. Mr. EAGLESON was a native of the State of New York, and has several daughters residing in Hudson. When the act was committed he was laboring under the effects of 'delirium tremens.'" Source: Stockton Daily Argus, 18 Apr 1860. Transcribed by Dee.
"EAGLESTON--April 16 [1860] - T.B. EAGLESTON jumped from a second story window in San Francisco and was killed." Source: Sacramento Daily Union, 1 Jan 1861. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"EAGEN--In this city, March 5, Margaret EAGEN, a native of Ireland, age 47 years." Source: Daily Alta California, 7 Mar 1888, p. 3. Transcribed by Muriel.
"EAGEN--In San Francisco, Cal., September 30, 1931, Thomas B. EAGEN, husband of Mary EAGEN, beloved father of Joseph, Thomas F., James P. EAGEN, Mrs. Catherine ROSS of San Francisco, Mrs. Mary YOUNGMAN of Vallejo; a native of Elphin, County Roscommon, Ireland, aged 75 years, 9 months and 7 days. Friends are invited to attend the funeral tomorrow (Saturday), October 3, 1931, at 9 o'clock a.m. from the funeral parlors of Thomas Monahan, 174 West San Carlos street, thence to St. Joseph's Church, where a requiem mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul, commencing at 9:30 o'clock. Interment Santa Clara Cemetery." Source: San Jose Mercury Herald, 2 Oct 1931, p. 34.
"EAGLESON--In this city, May 27, Margaret wife of J. G. EAGLESON and mother of Beecher COSGROVE, a native of New York. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend from the funeral services Wednesday, May 30, at 11 o'clock, and Cavalry Presbyterian Church, corner of Jackson and Fillmore streets. Cremation, Odd Fellows' Cemetery. " Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 29 May 1906, page 5. Transcribed by Nancy Pratt Melton.
"EARLE--Asenath MASSEY - In Palo Alto, November 23, wife of the late Harry Herbert EARLE, loving mother of Mrs. Eleanor EARLE SALZ of Palo Alto, sister of Mrs. Mable MASSEY FLINT of Sacramento, grandmother of Clarence Earl SALZ, a native of San Francisco. Funeral Monday at Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland. Roller & Hapgood Service, Palo Alto." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 25 Nov 1940, p. 9. Transcribed by Sylvia Mast.
"EARLY--BY STATE TELEGRAPH, San Francisco, Nov. 18 -- Wm. EARLY, a boy about 11 years of age, was shot by some other boys at Oakland yesterday and died his morning." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 19 Nov 1866. Transcribed by Dee.
"EASLEY--In Healdsburg, Sonoma county, Sept. 22d, Mrs. Elizabeth EASLEY, aged 38 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 7 Oct 1865. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"EASTHAM--December 14, William F. EASTHAM, a native of New Bedford, aged 34 years (Superintendent of the Lake County Quicksilver Mine, son of Captain H.F. EASTHAM, and brother fo Mrs. GWYNNETH and Mrs. GIFFORD of San Francisco.) (New Bedford papers please copy.) Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, to-day (Friday), at 2 o'clock p.m., from Howard Presbyterian Church, Mission street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 19 Dec 1873.
"EASTMAN--Frank EASTMAN, proprietor of Franklin Printing Office, San Francisco, died last week." Source: Russian River Flag (Healdsburg, CA), 13 July 1882. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"EASTON--BY STATE TELEGRAPH, San Francisco, Aug. 23 - A.J. EASTON, better known as "Poney" EASTON, one of the most prominent citizens of San Mateo county, died yesterday." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 24 Aug 1868. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.
"EATON--In this city, July 2, Agnes EATON, a native of California, aged 36 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 4 July 1901.
"EATON--In the City and County Hospital, June 18, Frederick M. EATON, a native of Louisiana, aged 27 years." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 19 June 1875.
"EATON--In this city, December 30, Mrs. Mary A. EATON, a native of Boston, Mass., aged 49 years. Friends and acquaintances are respecfully invited to attend the funeral, this (Sunday) afternoon, at 2 o'clock from her late residence, No. [6 1/2 Her?]met street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 2 Jan 1870.
"EAYRS--In this city, July 1, 1895, Jennie W., beloved wife of the late H.P. EAYRS, and mother of Mrs. Ben LUNDY, Mrs. Joseph LEY and George A. EAYRS, a native of Massachusetts, aged 67 years and 9 months. (Massachusetts papers please copy.) Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral tomorrow (Wednesday) at 2 o'clock p.m. from her late residence, 214 1/2 Fillmore street. Interment Masonic Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Call, 2 July 1895, p. 13.
"EBBETS--In San Francisco, June 25th, Lottie W., wife of Arthur M. EBBETS, formerly of Baltimore, in the 33d years of her age." Source: Sacramento Bee, 26 June 1863. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"EBERHARDT--Eugene EBERHARDT - (Times County News Service) - San Bruno, Jan. 22. - Funeral services will be held here tomorrow afternoon for Eugene L. EBERHARDT, 46, of 516 Maple ave., who dropped dead on Market st., San Francisco late Monday afternoon as he was on his way home after work. A native of New York state, EBERHARDT had been employed by the Southern Pacific for the past 30 years at the time of his death as a car service adjustor. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Genevieve EBERHARDT, and five children, Caroline, James, John, Marvin and Jaice, all of San Bruno. Services at 2 o'clock from the Nieri San Bruno funeral home followed by interment at Cypress Lawn." Source: San Mateo Times, 22 Jan 1947, p. 11.
"EBEY--In San Francisco, Sept. 15, 1939, Eugene Carlow, beloved husband of Ruth EBEY and father of Patsy EBEY; son of George EBEY and Emmaline DAVIES; a native of California. Friends are invited to attend services Monday morning, Sept. 18, at 10 o'clock at the Mausoleum Chapel, Mt. View Cemetery, Oakland. (Albert Brown Co.)" Source: San Francsico Examiner, 17 Sept 1939. Submitted by Diane Tesene.
"ECHEVERRIA--In this city, March 15, Dolores ECHEVERRIA, beloved daughter of Albert and Mamie ECHEVERRIA, and granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. John MONACO and of the late Ellen O'NEIL, a native of San Francisco, aged 3 years, 11 months and 9 days. Funeral private this day (Thursday), at 10 o'clock, from the residence of her parents, 1315 Kearny street. Internment, Odd Fellows' Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 16 March 1899, p.10. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.


"ECHEVERRIA--In this city, November 10, Francisco ECHEVERRIA, beloved husband of Ignacia ECHEVERRIA and father of Marie and Amanda ECHEVERRIA, a native of Uruguay, aged 38 years 1 months and 15 days." Source: San Francisco Bulletin, 11 Nov 1904.
"ECHEVERRIA--In this city, March 11, John Albert ECHEVERRIA, beloved son of Albert and Mamie ECHEVERRIA, and grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John MONACO, and the late Ellen O'NEIL, a native of San Francisco, aged 5 years, 2 months and 12 days. Funeral private this day (Sunday), at 10 o'clock, from the residence of his parents, 1315 Kearny street. Interment, Odd Fellows Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 12 March 1899, p. 30. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.
"ECKBURG--By the arrest of two men named RILEY and McDONALD last night, the police believe they have the murderers of Otto ECKBURG, the non-Union teamster who was foully murdered at Third and Townsend Streets, San Francisco, Saturday evening. RILEY answers the description given of the murderer by Mrs. MILLER, who was the only eye-witness to the bloody crime. McDONALD, the police claim, was with RILEY when he struck the fatal blow." Source: Sacramento Evening Bee, 12 Nov 1901. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"ECKMAN--July 5, 1874 - Dr. Julius ECKMAN, The first Jewish rabbi who came to California, died in San Francisco." Source: Sacramento Daily Union, 1 January 1875. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"ECKSTEIN--SAN FRANCISCO, May 23. - The following deaths were on record yesterday in San Francisco...ECKSTEIN, Belle - 33 years." Source: Oakland Tribune, 23 May 1934, Page C 31. Transcribed by jch.
"EDDY--Died at Petaluma, 24th ult., Henry EDDY, late of Mass., a pioneer of 1846, and well known as the rescurer of the 'Donner Party'. Aged 43y. (S.F., St. Louis & Mass. copy)." Source: Sonoma County Journal (Petaluma, CA), 6 Jan 1860. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"EDDY--In this city, November 18, Mrs. Olive S. EDDY, in the 80th year of her age. Friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the residence of D.W. HORSBURGH, 1517 Washington street, on Friday, the 20th instant, at 11:30 a.m. Interment private." Source: Daily Alta California, 20 Nov 1885.
"EDDY--William M. EDDY, late Surveyor General of the State died in San Francisco on the 9th inst." Source: The Empire County Argus (Coloma, El Dorado County, CA) 18 March 18, 1854. Transcribed by Marilyn Demans.
"EDELL--At rest, in this city, April 13, Sarah A., dearly beloved wife of Harry L. EDELL, loving mother of Mrs. May FRANCIS and Mrs. Laura BROWN, and devoted grandmother of Frank, Mildred and Herbert COOK, Mrs. Ethel DUNN and Mrs. Loretta FIELDS; a native of Missouri, aged 59 years and 4 months. Past president of James A. Garfield Relief Corps, G.A.R. Remains at the parlors of H.F. Suhr & Co., 2919 Mission street, between Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth streets." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 14 Apr 1911. Contact: Dee Sardoch CymCity@juno.com
"EDEN--In this city, May 20, Ed Brown, beloved son of Menno and Harriet EDEN, a native of San Francisco, aged 10 months and 19 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-morrow (Monday), at 2 o'clock p.m., from the residence of the parents, corner Eighteenth and Collingwood sts." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 21 May 1893, page 7.
"EDGAR--Wm, 26 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 17 Feb 1892, p. 7.
"EDISON, Benjamin, 73 y." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 10 July 1911.
"EDNE--In Mill Valley, January 6, 1937, Louise ENDE, dearly beloved wife of A.win R. ENDE, loving mother of Louise and Alwin ENDE, beloved sister of William FLEMER, Henrietta HANSON GEorge and Henry FLEMER and the late Annie GRAFFUL, a native of New York. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services Saturday, January 9 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of H.F. Suhr Co., 2919 Mission st near 25th. Intermet Olivet Memorial Park. Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Jan 1937.
"EDWARDS--In Manilla, P. I., April 7, Alexander, dearly beloved husband of Mary EDWARDS, a native of Edinburgh, Scotland, aged 45 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 18 May 1906. Transcribed by Pam.
"EDWARDS--"EDWARDS, Ann - 69 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 14 Sept 1901, page 6. Transcribed by Cheri A. Smith.
"EDWARDS--In this city, September 22, 1923, Dollie TARPEY EDWARDS, beloved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. F. TARPEY, beloved mother of Sumner T. and J. P. EDWARDS, Jr., beloved sister of A. B. TARPEY, native of California. Funeral and interment, private. Please omit flowers." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 24 Sept 1923. Submitted by Paula Ward.
"EDWARDS--In this city, December 5, 1897, Genevieve A., beloved and only child of James and Kittie
EDWARDS, a native of San Francisco, aged 2 years 8 months and 7 days. Friends and acquaintances are respecfully invited to attend the funeral, THIS DAY (Tuesday), at 2:30 o'clock P.M., from the residence of her parents, 219 Harriet Street. Internment Mount Calvary Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Call, 7 Dec 1897, page 13.
"EDWARDS--SUDDEN DEATH by PARALYSIS - Mud Springs, Aug. 11 - Dr. J.A. EDWARDS died yesterday at Sly Park, whither he and lady had gone to spend a few days. He was taken with paralysis on the 9th instant and on the 10th had another attack which proved fatal. He was an eminent physician of several years practice in this county. He leaves a wife and 4 children, one of whom, Captain EDWARDS, resides in San Francisco. He was buried today with Masonic honors." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 12 Aug 1868. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.
"EDWARDS--In this city, May 11, at his late residence, 1833 San Carlo avenue, Justus Huff EDWARDS, a native of Vermont, aged 69 years." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 12 May 1896, p. 14. Transcribed by Andy Rumer.
"EDWARDS--In San Francisco, Nov. 14, Margaret, wife of Edward EDWARDS." Source: Sacramento Daily Bee, 15 Nov 1871. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"EDWARDS--In East Las Vegas, N. M., March 9, William S. EDWARDS, formerly of Virginia, Nev., and San Francisco, Cal., a native of Massachusetts, aged 74 years." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 14 March 1899, p.12. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.
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