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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.

"O’GARA--In this city, Nov. 7, 1934, Annie M., dearly beloved wife of the late John J. O’GARA, mother of Walter and Charles George ALLEN; a native of Ireland....Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 8 Nov 1935. Transcribed by John Ireland.
"OGDEN--In San Francisco, Feb. 15th, George S. OGDEN, a native of New York, aged 40 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Bee, 18 Feb 1867. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"OGDEN--Pioneer of Nevada County Crosses Divide--GRASS VALLEY (Nevada Co.), April 5 - Robert Shannon OGDEN, pioneer of the early fifties, died yesterday at the home of his daughter, Miss Eleanor OGDEN, at the age of 84 years, after a residence of 62 years in Nevada county. Mr. OGDEN was born in Virginia and crossed the plains in 1854, settling at Nevada City. In 1855 he married Miss Christina KISTLE, whose family formed a part of the emigrant train with which he traveled to California. At different times Mr. OGDEN engaged in mining at You Bet and Red Dog. In 1894 the family removed to Grass Valley. The surviving children are Misses Eleanor, Birdie and Grace OGDEN of this city; Mrs. A.J. BOVEY of San Francisco, Mrs. E.I. APPLEGATE of Klamath Falls, Ore., Harrison and Douglas OGDEN of Nevada City; Gus OGDEN of Goldfield, Nev., and William OGDEN of Grass Valley. Mr. OGDEN also leaves six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren." Source: Sacramento Union, 6 April 1917. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"OGG--'The San Francisco Call' reports the finding of the body of A.D. OGG, floating in the bay, entirely stripped of clothing and covered with marks of violence. He had been stopping at the 'Kennel House'. Is this the A.D. OGG that was implicated in the murder of P.O. LEKAT and family, some years ago." Source: Russian River Flag (Healdsburg, CA), 23 July 1874. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"OGLE--In this city, Nov. 7, 1935, Mary C., beloved wife of the late Frederick E. OGLE, loving mother of Mrs. Male STONE and the late Robert F. OGLE, and sister of James, William and Thomas FARRELLY. A native of San Francisco....Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 8 Nov 1935. Transcribed by John Ireland.
"OGLE--In this city, July 16, Robert P. OGLE, a native of Baltimore, aged 39 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-day, (Thursday), at 2 o'clock p.m. from 1612 Stockton street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 17 July 1873.
"O'HALLERAN--In this city, February 2, at his late residence, 1110 Barneveld avenue, James W. O'HALLERAN, dearly beloved son of Hanorah and the late William O'HALLERAN, and beloved brother of Mrs. M. WARD, Mrs. Thomas RAPER and the late Thomas J. O'HALLERAN, a native of San Francisco, aged 43 years, 1 month and 5 days. Notice of funeral hereafter." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 3 February 1913, p. 13. Transcribed by jch.
"O'HALLORAN--In this city, Mary, beloved daughter of Bridget and the late Frank O'HALLORAN, and sister of Gertrude O'HALLORAN, a native of Arizona, aged 8 years and 10 months. The funeral will take place, Thursday, March 5, at 12:30 o'clock from the residence of her mother, 1679 Bush street. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Mar 1908, p. 9. Transcribed by jch.
"O'HANLON--Frank O'HANLON met death on April 9, 1897, while in the employ of the Pacific Rolling Mill Company. He was suffocated in an oil tank. Joseph LEGGETT, as administrator of the dead man's estate, brought suit yesterday against the Corporation to recover $20,000 damages." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 16 March 1899, p.10. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.
"O'HARA--April 16, 1874 - G. O'HARA, Danish Consul, died at San Francisco." Source: Sacramento Daily Union, 1 January 1875. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"O'HARA--In this city, December 21, 1918, Hugh I. O'HARA Jr, dearly beloved son of Hugh K. and Margaret O'HARA, loving brother of Mae, Robert, Frand, Mildred and the late Dennis O'HARA, grandson of Mrs. Julia HERHILY, and nephew of Robert HERHILY, Mrs. J. WALSH and the late Mrs. A. SCHERF, a native of San Francisco, aged 20 years, 10 months and 28 days. Funeral private, today (Monday) at 8:30 o'clock, from the parlors of the United Undertakers, 2596 Howard st, at 22d, thence to St. Teresa's Church, where a requiem high mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul at 9 o'clock. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Dec 1918.
"O'HARA--In San Francisco, August 10, 1874, James O'HARA, aged 47 years." Source: Sacramento Bee, 12 Aug 1874. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.



"O'HARE--In Oakland, Janaury 23, 1893, Lizzie, beloved wife of Charles O'HARE and daughter of the late Peter McGEE, a native of Boston, Mass., aged 36 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral THIS DAY (Thursday), at 8:30 o'clock A.M., from her late residence, 1641 Market street, thence to St. Francis de Sales church, where a solemn requiem mass will be celebrated for the repose of her soul, commencing at 9 o clock A.M. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Oakland." Source: The Morning Call (San Francisco), 26 January 1893, page 8. Transcribed by Elaine Sturdevant and Marion Kennedy. Contact: Marion Kennedy mjkennedy16@aol.com
"OHELIEQS--In the City and County Hospital, June 5th, August OHELIEQS, a native of Germany, aged 26 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 7 June 1875.
"OHM--Fritz OHM died from la grippe yesterday morning in Alameda. He was 73 years of age and a native of Germany. He was with Commodore SLOAT when he raised the first American flag in California, at Monterey, and he was a veteran of the Mexican War. He died amid filth and aqualor in his cabin, on Blanding avenue, where he was engaged in raising hogs and chickens. He was single." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 17 June 1891.
"OHM--In San Francisco, 14th inst., Johannah L. OHM, aged 1 year and 8 months." Source: Sacramento Bee, 18 May 1869. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"OHNIMUS--Railroad Accident -- South-bound freight train No. 19 of the Coast division S.P.R.R., in charge of Conductor HETHEWAY, ran off the track at the Castroville depot at 9:20 yesterday morning, tearing off the cab of the locomotive, demolishing a box car and flat, and badly damaging 3 or 4 box cars. As the locomotive left the track, a fireman named Henry OHNIMUS jumped to the ground and was stuck by one of the over-turning box cars and instantly killed…the deceased was 25 years of age and a single man. He was the main support of his widowed mother and several sisters with whom he resided in San Francisco. The remains were brought to the undertaking rooms of Francee & Burkman in Salinas last evening and taken to San Francisco this morning for burial." Source: The Salinas Weekly Index, 1 May 1890. Transcribed by Dee.
"O'HORE--In San Francisco, Jan. 6, Agnes R., infant daughter of Sarah and the late Edw. O'HORE." Source: Sacramento Bee, 8 Jan 1874. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"O'KEEFE--In San Francisco, June 24th, David Patrick O'KEEFE, aged 2 years, 3 months and 3 days." Source: Sacramento Daily Record, 26 June 1872, p. 2. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.
"OHRING--In this city, May 26, at the City and County Almshouse, John OHRING, a native of Germany, aged 74 years." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 29 May 1906, page 5. Transcribed by Nancy Pratt Melton.
"O'KEEFE--In San Francisco, December 29, 1865, Bridget O. O'KEEFE, wife of Cornelius O'KEEFE, aged 29 years, 11 months." Source: Sacramento Bee, 2 Jan 1866. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"O'KEEFE--In San Francisco, June 24th, David Patrick O'KEEFE, aged 2 years, 3 months and 3 days." Source: Sacramento Daily Record, 26 July 1872, p.2. Transcribed by Susan Cherry-Boyer.
"O'KEEFE--In this city, June 26, Thomas O'KEEFE, a native of Moren Abbey, County Cork, Ireland, aged 28 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-day (Sunday), at 2 1/2 o'clock p.m., from the residence of his cousin, Michale WALSH, Ellis street, between Fillmore and Webster." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 27 June 1875.
"OLDS--In this city, May 28, Charles McDELANEY, son of the late William B. OLDS, a native of San Francisco, aged 29 years and 4 months." Source: San Francisco Call, 29 May 1885, p. 4. Transcribed by Sylvia Mast.
"OLDS--In San Francisco, March 19th, Julia R., wife of the late Wm. B. OLDS, a native of Pennsylvania, aged 46 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Bee, 20 March 1868. Transcribed by Betty Loose.


"O'LEARY--Died at San Francisco, on the 29th April, ult., in the 32d year of his age, Cornelius O’LEARY, an old resident of Carson’s, Calaveras county, California. [Whereas, It has been the will and pleasure of the Supreme Grand Master of the Universe, that our truly beloved Brother, now borne upon the roll of Bear Mountain Lodge No. 76, Free and Accepted Masons, in Angel’s Camp, be removed from this our earthly Brotherhood, to share, as we trust, in the happiness and glory of that Heavenly Lodge above, where He Himself forevermore presides…]" Source: The San Andreas Independent, 21 May 1859. Transcribed by Dee.
"O'LEARY--In this city, October 7, 1896, James Milton O'LEARY, beloved son of James and Annie O'LEARY, and grandson of Mrs. E. CUMMINS and Mrs. and Mrs. J. O'LEARY, a native of San Francisco, aged 2 years and 6 months. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral tomorrow (Friday), at 2:30 o'clock p.m., from the residence of his parents, 18 Chesley Street, off Harrison. Interment Mt. Calvary Cemetery." Source: The Morning Call (San Francisco), 8 Oct 1896, page 13. Transcribed by Carolyn.
"O'LEARY--In this city, April 30, Jeremiah, beloved husband of Mary O'LEARY, and brother of Mrs. C.
LYONS, a native of the parish of Ma[d?]room, County Cork, Ireland, aged 55 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, to-day, (Tuesday), from St. Paul's church, Twenty-ninth street, where a solemn requiem mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul, commencing at 9:30 o'clock a.m." Source: San Francisco Call, 3 May 1887, p. 8.
"O'LEARY--In this city, May 2, John Ignatius O'LEARY, a native of Boston, Mass, aged 35 years, 2 months and 15 days. Notice of funeral hereafter." Source: San Francisco Call, 3 May 1887, p. 8.
"O'LEARY--In this city, March 28, Mary, beloved mother of John and Catherine O'LEARY, Mrs. T. ROCHEFORD and Mrs. P. J. MADIGAN, a native of Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland, aged 60 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral Thursday, March 30, at 9:30 o'clock, from her late residence, 1010 1/2 Bryant St.; thence to St. Joseph's Church, where a requiem high mass will be celebrated for the repose of her soul at 10 o'clock. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle 29 March 1905. Contact: O'Leary Clan oirish@attbi.com
"O'LEARY--Died at San Francisco, Sept. 11, 1889, Nicholas O'LEARY, native of Boston, Mass., aged 17y 6m 11d." Source: Sonoma County Tribune (Healdsburg, CA), 14 Sept 1889. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor. 
"O'LEARY--In Horsetown, Shasta county, December 2d, Timothy O'LEARY, aged 47 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 16 Dec 1865.
"OLINGER--In this city, September 5, Charles Henry OLINGER Jr., beloved son of Charles H. and Carolin OLINGER, a native of California, aged 19 years, 1 month and 30 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral today Thursday, September 7, at 10 o'clock, from the family residence, 63 Portola street. Cremation, Odd Fellows' Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 7 Sept 1905. Transcribed by jch.
"OLIVER--In San Francisco, December 15, 1952, Auguste OLIVER, a native of France, aged 70 years. Friends are invited to attend the funeral 11 o'clock a.m. Saturday, December 20, at Anderson's, Valencia St. at 25th St. Interment, Olivet Memorial Park." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 19 Dec 1952, p. 27.
"OLIVER--Henry M. OLIVER, nativity Maine. Value of estate $10,000.00." Source: 1863/64 San Francisco Municipal Report, Public Administrator's Report of August 1, 1864, p. 247.
"OLIVER--John OLIVER, civil engineer, aged 28 years and a native of Canada, fell from a building in San Francisco on Wednesday last and died on Sunday of the injuries." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 24 Sept 1868. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.
"OLVIER--In San Francisco, Nov. 13, Martha W., wife of Anthony OLIVER, aged 45 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Bee, 15 Nov 1871. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"OLNEY--Died in San Francisco, Dec. 12, 1869, little Mattie, only child of Warren and Mary Craven OLNEY, late of Healdsburg, aged 3y 3m 11d." Source: Russian River Flag (Healdsburg, CA), 16 Dec 1869. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"OLSEN--In San Francisco, June 16, A.M. OLSEN, aged 35 years." Source: Sacramento Bee, 18 June 1870. Transcribed by Betty Loose.


"OLSEN--Killed Himself In Saloon - Fred J. OLSEN, collector of the National Packing Company of San Francisco, and a resident of Melrose, committed suicide in a saloon at Dimond yesterday by taking carbolic acid." Source: Sacramento Bee, 6 April 1909. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"OLSEN--In West Berkeley, 1820 Fourth Street, May 17, Gunda, beloved wife of Alfred OLSEN, loving sister of John SIGWAL, Mrs. Bertine NESSLER and the late Otto JOHNSEN, sister-in-law of Henry NESSLER and Hannah JOHNSEN, a native of Stavanger, Norway, aged 35 years. Notice of funeral later on." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 18 May 1906, p.10. Transcribed by Barbara Orsborn.
"OLSEN--In this city, March 5, Mary, wife of Hans T. OLSEN, a native of Norway, aged 50 years, 10 months and 7 days." Source: San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin, 7 March 1895.


"OLSEN--The 'Golden Gate' was burned to the water's edge near Manzanillo, on July 27th. She sailed from San Francisco, July 21st and had on board, when she left, 232 passengers, and a crew of 96. [Among the Steerage passengers] the lost are: M. OLSEN." Source: Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 14 Aug 1862. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"OLSEN--In San Francisco, April 30, 1962. Mildred E. OLSEN, dearly beloved wife of Ralf OLSEN, loving mother of Ronald OLSEN, grandmother of Robin OLSEN, daughter of Jennie WADSWORTH. Friends are invited to attend the funeral service 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 2 at Anderson's Valencia St. at 25th St. Internment, Cypress Lawn Memorial Park. Visiting hours until 9 p.m. FREE PARKING FLYING A STATION. 25th & VALENCIA STS." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 1 May 1962. Contact: Marion Kennedy mjkennedy16@aol.com
"OLSEN--In this city, January 10th, 1947, O.B. OLSEN, dearly beloved  husband of Wilhelmina OLSEN, loving father of Rolf OLSEN and Mrs. Gudrun MORI, beloved grandfather of Ronald OLSEN and Robert MORI; a native of Norway, aged 72 years. A member of N. Norweigian Club and the Scandinavian Society. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services 2 o'clock p.m., Monday, January 13th at Anderson's, Valencia Street at 25th St." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 8 Jan 1947 p 4. Contact: Marion Kennedy mjkennedy16@aol.com
"OLSEN--BY STATE TELEGRAPH, San Francisco, Jan. 30 -- -Peter OLSEN, Captain of the sloop 'Oliver Twist,' fell overboard last evening, whilst pushing out from Steuart street wharf, and was drowned before assistance could reach him. Deceased leaves a wife and 3 children in this city [San Francisco]." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 31 Jan 1867. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.
"OLSEN--BY STATE TELEGRAPH, San Francisco, Feb. 14 -- The body of Peter OLSEN, Captain of the sloop 'Oliver Levish,' who was drowned on the 27th ult., was found floating in the bay at Pier No. 1, Steuart street wharf, yesterday afternoon." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 15 Feb 1867. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.
"OLSEN--Ralf E.--In San Francisco, Dec 4, 1968, Ralf E. OLSEN, beloved father of Ronald E. OLSEN, loving brother of Gudrun MORI. Friends may attend the funeral services, 1p.m. Monday, Dec.9, 1968, at  ANDERSON'S, Valencia St. at 25th St. Internment Cypress Lawn Memorial Park. VISITOR PARKING." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 7 Dec 1968, p 25. Contact: Marion Kennedy mjkennedy16@aol.com
"OLSON--In this city, June 16th, Andrew OLSON, aged 28 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 17 June 1875.
"OLSON--In this city, June 16, Andrew OLSON, a native of Sweden, aged 38 years." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 18 June 1875.
"OLSON--In San Francisco, August 30, Nelse OLSON, aged 28 years." Source: Sacramento Evening Bee, 1 Sept 1876. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"OLSSEN, infant." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 10 July 1911.
"OLWELL--In San Francisco, June 3, Margaret T. OLWELL, aged 50 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Bee, 17 Nov 1877. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
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