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.

"NOBLE--At Hick's Valley, Marin county, Lucrezia, daughter of J.W. NOBLE, aged 3 years." Source: Daily Alta California, 15 Aug 1863, p. 6.

"NOBLE--In this city, January 14, Madeleine, beloved wife of Hippolyte NOBLE, and loving mother of John M. NOBLE, Mrs. Gabrielle NIDEROST, and Mrs. Victorine ROEMER, a native of France, aged 71 years, 10 months, and 10 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral Wednesday, January 17, at 9 o clock, from her late residence, 1302 Pacific avenue; thence to French Church, Notre Dame des Victoires, where a requiem high mass will be celebrated for the repose of her soul, commencing at 10 o clock. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Jan 1912. Transcribed by Mary Utschig Read.
"NOBLE - In the harbor of San Francisco, on the 14th of August, 1849, of scurvy, contracted on board the ship Brooklyn, in her late voyage from New York to San Francisco, California, Robert NOBLE, late of New York, aged 21 years."  Source: Brooklyn Eagle  19 Oct 1849. Transcribed by John Ireland.


"NOKES--December 13, Sarah Frances, only and beloved daughter of Sarah A. and the late J. A. F. NOKES and sister of Frank and Harry NOKES, a native of California, aged 26 years and 11 months. ** Notice of funeral hereafter." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 15 December 1902, p. 6. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.
"NOLAN--In this city, Oct 30, Catherine NOLAN, a native of Ireland, aged 60 years." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Nov 1884. Tranascribed by Jim Schmitz.
"NOLAN--In this city, May 13, Frank, beloved husband of Bridget NOLAN, a native of County Carlow,
Ireland, aged 69 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-morrow (Sunday) at 2 o'clock p.m. from the undertaking parlors of James McGinn, 39 Eddy street. Interment Mount Calvary cemetery." Source: San Francisco Call, 14 May 1887, p. 8.
"NOLAN--In this city, October 1, James NOLAN, a native of Ireland, aged 40 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 2 October 1870, page 4. Transcribed by Kimberlee Young.
"NOLAN--In this city, December 4, John Sydnam, son of William Henry and Henrietta NOLAN, aged 1 year." Source: Daily Alta California, 7 Dec 1885.
"NOLAN--In San Francisco, Nov. 2, Kate, wife of Patrick NOLAN, aged 38 years." Source: Sacramento Bee, 4 Nov 1870. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"NOLAN--Mary, 54 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 4 Feb 1892. p. 7.
"NOLAN--In this city, February 19, Mary Jane, daughter of P.T. and Sarah Jane NOLAN, aged 3 years, 6 months and 2 days. 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. 361 Minna street, between Fourth and Fifth." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 20 Feb 1874.
"NOLAN--In this city, September 28, 1897, William M., beloved son of P. F. and Sarah J. NOLAN, a native of San Francisco." Source: San Francisco Bulletin, 29 September 1897, p. 3. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.
"NOLD--In this city, October 21, John NOLD, a native of Germany, aged 84 years (*possibly 34 years- not clear) (St Louis papers please copy). Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral today at 10 o'clock AM, from the residence of his brother-in-law, 15 Clinton Street, off Brannan, between 6th and 7th." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 23, Oct 1884, p.4. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"NOLEN--In this city, May 6, James NOLEN, son-in-law of John P. YORE, a native of Kings County, Ireland, age 40 years. The funeral will take place TO-DAY (Sunday), at 2 o'clock P.M., from the United Undertakers parlor, Fifth street. Interment Mount Calvary Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Call, 9 May 1886, p. 10. Transcribed by Karen Prilaman.
"NOLTING--In this city, August 21, Joh. Casp Auton NOLTING, aged 44 years and 2 months." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 22 Aug 1873. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"NONNENMANN--In South San Francisco, November 24, Charles Herman, son of Charles and Emma NONNENMANN, aged 1 month and 25 days." Source: Daily Alta California, 27 Nov 1885.
"NOON--In the City and County Hopsital, June 15th, William NOON, a native of Ireland, aged 45 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 16 June 1875.
"NOONAN--In this city, June 10, Martin NOONAN, aged 10 years, 1 month and 25 days." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 15 June 1875.
"NOONAN--In this city, December 31, Mrs. Mary NOONAN, a native of Athea, County Limerick, Ireland, aged 62 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invided to attend the funeral, TO-DAY (Thursday), at 2 1/2 o'clock P.M., from the residence of her son-in-law, William DALTON, 108 Hickory avenue." Source: San Francisco Call, 2 Jan 1879. Transcribed by Linda Zutlas.
"NOONE--In this city, November 3, Mary, beloved wife of Martin NOONE, and the sister of Mrs. Peter RILEY of Santa Clara, a native of County Longford, Ireland, aged 30 years and 4 months." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 4 Nov 1898. Transcribed by J. Ireland.
"NORBERG--Fred, age 64." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Sept 1915. Transcribed by Sylvia Mast. 
"NORDLING--In this city, May 11, Gerald, beloved son of Julius and Albertina NORDLING, a native of San Francisco, aged 1 year, 4 months and 20 days." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 12 May 1896, p. 14. Transcribed by Andy Rumer.
"NORD--In this city, November 28, Theodor, son of Axel and Magdalena NORD, aged 1 year, 10 months and 28 days." Source: Daily Alta California, 30 Nov 1885.
"NORMAN--In San Francisco, Nov 12th, Sarah NORMAN, age 23 yrs." Source: Sacramento Bee (Death Notice Column for Nov 1868). Transcribed by Joanne Farris.
"NORRIS--In this city, March 15, Catherine NORRIS, a native of Ballysheehan, County Tipperary, Ireland, aged 76 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, TO-DAY (Thursday), from 1065 Howard street, thence to St. Joseph's church, where a solemn requiem mass will be celebrated for the repose of her soul, commencing at 7:45 o'clock A.M. sharp." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 17 March 1887.
"NORRIS--Julia - Mrs. William NORRIS, the widow of the famous divine Thomas STARR KING, died yesterday. After the death of Rev. STARR KING, she married William NORRIS, her husband's intimate friend. (Maiden name, Julia WIGGINS)." Source: Sacramento Bee, 1 July 1904, p. 11. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"NORRIS--In this city, February 26, Louisa, wife of E.J. NORRIS, a native of Philadelphia, aged 40 years, 8 months and 26 days." Source: San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin, 27 Feb 1895.


"NORTHRUP--Nehemiah NORTHRUP, an old printer, died in Portland February 18th. He was one of the original proprietors of the San Francisco Journal." Source: Sacramento Daily Union, 2 March 1863. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"NORTON--In San Francisco, Tuesday, September 23, 1879, Charlie NORTON, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. NORTON, aged 10 years and 11 months." Source: Mendocino Beacon, 27 September 1879, page 3. Transcribed by Bill Halliday.
"NORTON--Dispatch -- from San Francisco, Aug. 8 -- The will of the late Judge Edward NORTON was filed today. He bequeaths $30,000 to his brother and nephew and the remainder of his estate, amounting to some $50,000 in all, to various relatives." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 9Aug 1872. Transcribed by Dee.
"NORTON--Mrs. Emma S. NORTON, widow of the late pioneer of this section, Colonel Lou A. NORTON and step-mother of Attorney Ed M. NORTON of this city, and Lou A. NORTON, deputy secretary of state, at Sacramento, died in Santa Rosa Sunday morning. Mrs. NORTON was born in Syracuse, N.Y., and was 67y. She was the daughter of the late Jabez E. TURNER, once mayor of Sacramento and a sister of Ralph E. TURNER of Honolulu; Annie E., Lucy J., Sidney H. and Fred TURNER, all of Sacramento. The funeral was held Monday. The remains were taken to San Francisco for cremation." Source: The Sotoyome Scimitar (Healdsburg, Sonoma Co., CA), 8 Apr 1921. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"NORTON--San Francisco, August 6 - Captain, Galen O. NORTON, 60 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 9 Aug 1875. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"NOTZLE--In the City and County Hospital, April 24th, Henry NOTZLE, a native of Switzerland, aged 36 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 24 Apr 1875.
"NOURSE--In this city, December 26, of pneumonia, Mrs. Kate HALLOWELL NOURSE, youngest daughter of Mrs. E. P. JAMES, a native of San Francisco, aged 24 years and 9 months. [Philadelphia papers please copy]. Friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, TO-DAY, (Tuesday), from the Church of the Advent, Howard street at 11 0'clock A.M." Source: San Francisco Call, 28 Dec 1880 p.4. Transcribed by Martha Richards.
"NOWAK--In this city, May 18, 1936, Marjorie Jean NOWAK." Source: San Francisco Call Bulletin, 18 May, 1936.
"NOWELL--On the 27th inst., Capt. Nathaniel NOWELL, of Newbury, Mass., aged 53 years. Capt. NOWELL arrived at this port in the brig Canouicus, about two years ago. He has left a wife and warm friends in Boston, to mourn his loss." Source: Daily Alta California, 1 Aug 1851. Transcribed by John Ireland.
"NOWICKI--Louise C.--of SF, January 1, 1992; beloved wife of the late Stanley NOWICKI; loving mother of Stanley and Norman NOWICKI; dearest grandmother of Cyndi MOORE, Mary Catherine NOWICKI, Paula, Dan, Denise and Monique NOWICKI and Michelle KNIGHT, loving great grandmother of Jason and Christopher NOWICKI; a member of the State Women's Club of SF and the Ca Retired State Employees Assn.; past member of the Loyola Guild; aged 88 years. Friends may visit after 2 pm Sunday and are invited to attend services Monday 11:00 am from DUGGANS SERRA MORTUARY, 500 Westlake Ave, D.C. thence to St. Thomas More Church  where a funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:30 am. Internment Holy Cross Cemetery, Vigil Service Sunday 4 pm." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 4 Jan 1992, p 14. Contact: Marion Kennedy mjkennedy16@aol.com
"NOWICKI--Stanley Matthew NOWICKI--Stan NOWICKI, born in San Francisco on Dec 7, 1925, passed away peacefully on Sept. 14, 2006, after a brief illness. Stan is survived by his daughters, Cynthia NOWICKI MOORE and Cathy NOWICKI MUNNEKE, brother, Norman NOWICKI (Robin) cousins and many neices and nephews and their families. Stan lived in  San Francisco most of his life. He attended St John's, Sacred Heart (class of 44), SFU (BA), and USF (MA in history). He served in the Navy during WWII in the South Pacific. Stan spent his career as a teacher/counselor working for the San Francisco Unified School District at Horace Mann Jr. High, Lincoln High School and McAteer High School. He had a passion for history and taught US history and civics at SF City College in the in the evenings and summers. Stan will be remembered warmly for his kindness, generosity and dedication to his family and friends. He was patient, condsiderate and level headed. He was always to lend an ear or a hand to help out family and friends. He loved his family and was a wonderful father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He was a role model for his grandsons and spent a lot of time with them. He also had many good friends and enjoyed spending time with them. He had a great sense of humor and loved a good joke. Stan also enjoyed military history, flying and airplanes, football games, good food and wine, cooking, reading and traveling. He was very active and kept fit by running with friends for many years. He was a member of the Godfathers, supporting St Vincent's School for Boys, SIRS, Friars Club, Old Time Athlete's Association of Northern Ca and the Retired Teacher's Association. A Memorial Funeral Mass will be held this Sat., Sept. 23, 9:30 am at St Ignatious Church, 650 Parker Ave (Fulton and Parker), SF at USF. Parking will be available at the Koret lot (Parker and Turk). A reception will follow at Xavier Hall in the Broad Room where friends will be invited to share their memories of Stan. In lieu of flowers, please send donations in Stan's name to St Vincent's School for Boys, 1 St Vincent Dr., San Rafael, Ca 94903." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Sept 2006, p 5. Contact: Marion Kennedy mjkennedy16@aol.com


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