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.

"SEABRANE--WIFE TOOK POISON AFTER A QUARREL--VALLEJO (Solano Co.), December 12 - Mrs. Frank SEABRANE, wife of a machinist working on the new dry dock here, committed suicide last evening by swallowing a quantity of carbolic acid. It is stated that her husband came in unexpectedly last evening and found a letter to his wife lying on a table that had been written by some other man. Warm words followed, and Seabrane left the room. In a little while he heard his wife screaming, and, rushing in to where she was, he discovered she had taken poison. She died in a little while. The couple came here from San Francisco a few weeks ago." Source: The Evening Bee (Sacramento, CA), 12 Dec 1905, Page 12. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"SEADLER--In this city, November 3, Alice, wife of James SEADLER, and mother of Ruth and Eugene SEADLER, a native of Louisiana, aged 45 years." Source: San Francisco Bulletin, 5 Nov 1904.
"SEADLER--The death occured in San Francisco last night of Miss Alice May SEADLER, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James SEADLER, for many years residents of Sacramento. Miss SEADLER was 19 years of age. She suffered an attacke of appendicitis and was operated on yesterday afternoon. She failed to rally from the effects of the operation and death came to her about 8 o clcok last night. Miss SEADLER was one of the handsomest and most popular young women in Sacramento, and her death is a blow to the young people here who were not even aware of her illness. She was a member of Alpha Sigma High School Society and was always prominent in social gatherings of young people." Source: Sacramento Bee, 28 Oct 1903. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"SEAGRAVE--In San Pedro, March 16, Samuel, beloved husband of Mrs. J. SEAGRAVE, and father of Fred SEAGRAVE, Mrs. PINSCHOWER and Mrs SWART, aged 61 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 17 March 1892, p. 7.
"SEAL--In this city, May 27, Katherine SEAL, a native of Ireland, aged 50 years." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 29 May 1902. Transcribed by Cathy Gowdy.
"SEALE--In San Francisco, July 20, 1874, Joseph SEALE, aged 45 years." Source: Sacramento Bee, 22 July 1874. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.


"SEALY--In San Francisco, from Sept. 29 to Oct 19, Waman SEALY, of New York." Source: Brooklyn Eagle, 22 Nov 1850. Transcribed by John Ireland.

"SEAMON--In this city, November 17, Louis SEAMON, aged 52 years. Funeral Sunday at 2 p.m. from No. 510 Bush street." Source: Daily Alta California, 21 and 22 Nov 1885.
"SEARING--In this city, September 7, of typhoid fever, Lovenia M. SEARING, second daughter of the late M.G. SEARING, a native of New York, aged 21 years, 11 months and 7 days. (New York and Wisconsin papers please copy.) Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, to-morrow (Tuesday) at 2 1/2 o'clock p.m., from the residence of the family, No. 41 Clary street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 8 Sept 1873.
"SEARING--In this city, September 7, of typhoid fever, Lovenia M. SEARING, second daughter of the late M. G. SEARING, a native of New York, aged 21 years, 11 months, and 7 days. [New York and Wisconsin papers please copy.] Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, TO-DAY (Tuesday), at 2 1/2 o’clock p.m., from the residence of the family, No. 41 Clary street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 9 Sept 1873. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"SEARING, Matthew, 9 months." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 21 May, 1893, page 7.
"SEARLES--In this city, November 9, Rachel, widow of Robert SEARLES, a native of Canada." Source: San Francisco Bulletin, 4 Nov 1904.
"SEARLES--Slept With Her Dead Husband--The Paso Robles 'Moon' of the 24th inst., says: "Robert SEARLES, capitalist, and wife of San Francisco came to Paso Robles some days ago for the benefit of Mr. SEARLES' health, which had been failing for some time past. Tuesday night Mr. & Mrs. SEARLES retired as usual, Mr. SEARLES apparently being in as good health as at any time since his arrival here. Wednesday morning Mrs. SEARLES arose and dressed herself, and, noticing that her husband lay quite still, she thought him sleeping and went out of the room and ordered a pail of hot water. When the water arrived Mr. SEARLES was asked to get up. He did not move, and the horrible truth flashed through the mind of Mrs. SEARLES that her husband was dead. Medical aid was summoned, and the physician stated that Mr. SEARLES had died of apoplexy, and had been dead about 5 hours when found. The remains were embalmed and taken north on Thursday for interment." Source: Salinas Weekly Index, 29 Dec 1892. Transcribed by Dee.
"SEARS--In this city (San Francisco), January 17, Robert Ashbury SEARS, beloved husband of Anna P. SEARS, father of the late Mrs. Mabel L. JOHNSON and Mrs. Effie May DUNN, and brother of Bradford, Albert, Vivian, George and John SEARS, a native of Bowling Green, KY, aged 58 years 7 months and 6 days. (Woodlawn,* Sacramento and Los Angeles papers please copy.) Friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral servicesWednesday, January 19 at 10 o'clock at the new funeral chapel of Charles H. J. TRUMAN, 1919 Mission Street between Fifteenth and Sixteenth streets. Interment, Cypress Lawn cemetery by carriage." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 18 Jan 1910, pg. 17. [Submitter's note: *Woodlawn probably should be Woodland, in Yolo County, California, as that is where the Robert and his parents resided.] Contact: Peggy B. Perazzo pbperazzo@comcast.net
"SEATON--Death - Horace H. SEATON." Source: San Francisco Call, 26 Oct 1889, p. 8. Transcribed by Sylvia Mast.


"SEAVERS--Yesterday afternon at 2 o clock, August B. SEAVERS, employed on the milk rancho of Mr. DAVIS, a little above Saucelito, left the city in a Whitehall boat, in tow of The Steamer, Princess. The steamer missed her landing on reaching the other side, and she commenced backing. In so doing, she was in danger of capsizing the small boat, and SEAVERS, seeing the danger, attempted to jump out of his boat on to the steamer, but he miscalculated the distance and fell into the Bay. Parties immediatly put off to his assistance, but could not save him. Deceased was a native of Germany, about 21 years of age." Source: San Francisco Call, 1 July 1868. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"SEAY--Mrs. SEAY Dead -- REDDING (Shasta Co.), May 3 - Mrs. Rosa M. SEAY, wife of William SEAY, of Trinity Center, died in this city yesterday. Her death was due to inflammatory rheumatism, but it was hastened by the nervous shock she received in San Francisco at the time of the earthquake. She was born in Trinity County, in 1888, and was married less than a year ago. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George MILLER, of Trinity Center." Source: The Evening Bee (Sacramento, CA), 3 May 1906, Page 6. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"SECOR--San Francisco, July 12 - Mary Eleanor SECOR, 66 years and 11 months." Source: Sacramento Daily Record-Union, 13 July 1875. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"SEDER--In this city, October 31, 1918, Delia, beloved wife of William SEDER, mother of Susie, Catherine, Edward and the late William SEDER, sister of Miss Susie McGEE, a native of Ireland." Source: Daily San Francisco Call & Post, 1 Nov 1918.
"SEDGLEY--In this city, Nov. 16th, Rosetta Leaver SEDGLEY, aged 11 months and 14 days, youngest child of Joseph and Rosetta A. SEDGLEY." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 17 Nov 1865.
"SEEBOHM--In this city, Sept 6, 1933. Mathilda SEEBOHM, wife of the late Carl A.P. SEEBOHM, beloved mother of Edwin, Gustave and Herbert SEEBOHM, loving grandmother of Vivian, Brita and Alice SEEBOHM, a native of Sweden, aged 82 years. Friends are respecfully invited to attend the funeral services today (Friday) at 2 o'clock p.m. at Anderson's, Valencia st. at 25th st. Interment, private." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Sept 1933, p. 13.
"SEELINGSOHN--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 First Cabin passengers] the lost are: M. SEELINGSOHN." Source: Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 14 Aug 1862. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"SEELY--In this city, September 5, Mrs. C.Y. SEELY, wife of the late Jonas SEELY, mother of Mrs. F.M. HAIGHT and Frank H. and Alex B. SEELY, a native of New York. Funeral services will be held Thursday September 7, at 10:30 o'clock at St. James' Church, Clement street, near Sixth avenue, Richmond District. Interment private." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 7 Sept 1905. Transcribed by jch.
"SEELY--In this city, May 25, Elizabeth, beloved wife of the late Dr. M.J. SEELY, a native of Pennsylvania. The funeral service will be held tomorrow (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. at the chapel of the Golden Gate Undertaking Co. (Prechtel & Mathieson), 1550 California st. Interment Olivet Memorial Park." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 26 May 1930, p.19. Contact: Christine jchavnar@sbcglobal.net
"SEELY--In this city, March 4, at his late residence, 1313 Baker street, Lewis Warren SEELY, beloved husband of Marguerite Roberta SEELY, and brother of Mary and Frank Howard SEELY, a native of Honesdale, Pa., aged 48 years, 2 months and 23 days. (Honesdale, Pa., and Washington D.C. papers please copy. Friends and companions of the Loyal Legion are respectfully invited to attend the funeral Thursday, March 9, at 1:30 o'clock, from the chapel of N. Gray & Co., 2196 Geary street, corner of Devisadero. Interment, Cypress Lawn Cemetery, by electric funeral car from Thirtieth street and San Jose avenue." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 5 Mar 1908, p. 9. Transcribed by jch.
"SEELY--Last Rites Planned For Oldest Dentist--Masonic services for Dr. Mack J. SEELY, 80, 1991 Howard street, one of the oldest practicing dentists in California and for more than fifty years a Mason, will be held at 10 o'clock this morning at 1550 California street. Dr. SEELY died Saturday from a heart attack. A native of Rome, Iowa, he came to California overland in 1864 and settled in Winters. He became a member of the Buckeye Lodge of Masons. He married Lizie SNYDER, who survives him. There are no children." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 29 April 1930. Contact: Christine jchavnar@sbcglobal.net


"SEELY--In this city, April 26, 1930, Dr. Mack J., beloved husband of Elizabeth SEELY, a native of Iowa. Friends are invited to attend the funeral service today (Tuesday) at 10 a.m. at the chapel of the Golden Gate Undertaking Co. (Prechtel & Mathieson), 1550 California st., under the auspices of Occidental Lodge, No. 22. F. and A.M. Interment, Olivet Memorial Park." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 29 April 1930. Contact: Christine jchavnar@sbcglobal.net
"SEELY--In this city, October 29, 1917, Margaret Roberta SEELY, a native of Virginia, aged 36 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral Wednesday, at 1:30 o'clock, from the new parlors of Suhr A. Wieholdt, 1463 Valencia at, between 25th and 26th sts. Incinceration, Cypress Lawn Cemetery, by automobile." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 30 Oct 1917, p. 4. Transcribed by jch.
"SEERS--In this city, on the 15th inst., John Selby, infant son of Jenry J. and Harriet A. SEERS, aged 6 months. The friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited to attend his funeral this afternoon, Saturday, 16th inst. at half past 1 o'clock p.m. from the residence of his parents, Eddy street between Mason and Taylor streets (near the junction of Eddy and Market streets, St. Ann's Valley, without furthur invitation. New York papers please copy." Source: Daily Alta California, 16 Feb 1856.
"SEERY--In this city, January 27, 1895, Bridget, beloved mother of Patrick, Thomas and John SEERY and Mrs. M. MADDIGAN, Mrs. P. SWEENEY, Mrs. David BARRY and Mrs. William SCRIBNER, a native of county Roscommon, Ireland, aged 75 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral THIS DAY (Tuesday) at 8:30 o'clock a.m. from her late residence 20 Geneva street, hence to St. Rose's Church, where a requiem high mass will be celebrated for the repose of her soul, commencing at 9 o'clock a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 29 Jan 1895, p. 15. Transcribed by Colleen Norby.
"SEIFERT--At rest, in this city, March 22, at her late residence, 1001 Diamond St. Christine SEIFERT, beloved wife of the late Charles F. SEIFERT, loving mother of Hugo, Carl and Walter SEIFERT and the late Mrs. Frieda ROBERTS and Margaret SEIFERT, and sister of Henry and the late Peter & Ferdinand BRARENS, a native of Island Fohr, Schleswig, Germany, aged 65 years, 7 months and 26 days." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 23 Mar 1914. Contact: Madelyn Bechini
"SEILER--In New York, October 8, Joachim Frederick, father of Paul SEILER and Mrs. MEYER, aged 75 years." Source: Daily Alta California, 15 Oct 1885.
"SEIMERS--BY STATE TELEGRAPH, San Francisco, Aug. 5 - Saturday afternoon a boy, while hunting in the bushes near the Presidio, found the body of a man. A pistol was in 1 hand, and a bullet hole in his head, but the body was much decomposed. Yesterday the body was recognized to be that of Weigman SEIMERS, a native of Hanover." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 6 Aug 1867. Transcribed by Dee Sardoc.
"SEIVERS--July 6, John A., only son of J. H. and Julia L. SEIVERS, aged 5 months and 27 days." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 15 July 1873. Transcribed by Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"SELBY--In this city, April 1, Florence W., wife of Prentiss SELBY, and daughter of the late Edward W. and Letitia H. CHURCH, a native of San Francisco, aged 30 years, 2 months and 14 days. Friends are respectfully invited to attend the fueral, to-day (Monday), at 2 o'clock p.m., from the Howard Presbyterian Church, Mission street, near Third." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 3 Apr 1882.
"SELBY--At his residence, on Rincon Hill, June 9th, Thos. H. SELBY, in the 55th year of his age. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services to-morrow (Friday), at 11 o'clock a.m., at St. John's Presbyterian Church, Post street, near Mason." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 10 June 1875.
"SELBY--At his residence, on Rincon Hill, June 9th, Thomas H. SELBY, in the 55th year of his age. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services to-morrow (Friday), at 11 o'clock a.m., at St. John's Presbyterian Church, Post street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 10 June 1875.
"SELDEN--SELDEN, Herbert Emory, Jr. -- 80, passed away January 8, 2000 at St. Mary's Hospital in San Francisco. An unexpected and sudden illness silenced the beloved brother of Jack Stewart SELDEN; sister-in-law Marilyn SELDEN; nieces Jackie GRAY (husband, David), Sydney SELDEN-MARSDEN (children Jan, Kay Marie and William); nephew Mark SELDEN (wife, Robin and children Samantha and Spencer). We are grateful that family members were at 'Uncle Bing's' bedside during his last moments. Bing was an integral part of our family and we will miss his humor and generosity. Herbert Emory SELDEN, Jr. served in the 57th Field Artillery Battalion from 1941 to 1945. He maintained the friendships established there and enlivened their reunions. Herbert had just finished writing his memoirs, poignantly and humorously chronicling this period of his life. Herbert retired from Westinghouse Corporation and proceeded to enjoy his time at home, his family and friends, golfing, and his pets. Three years ago Bing discovered new talents that he approached with enthusiasm. He began to write and experiment with poetry. We will cherish the poems that came to us from Bing; and keep him close when we recall his humor and kindness. A memorial service has been planned for Thursday, January 20, at 1:00 P.M. at the Columbarium located at One Loraine Court in San Francisco." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 19 Jan 2000. Contact: Bobbie Jdt47@aol.com
"SELIGMAN--In this city, January 5, Edith, wife of N.H. SELIGMAN, a native of Indiana, aged 22 years, 2 months and 8 days." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 6 Jan 1870.
"SELIGMAN--In San Francisco, Jan. 21st, Ricke, wife of F. SELIGMAN, aged 22 years." Source: Sacramento Daily Bee, 23 Jan 1869. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"SELKIRK--In this city, September 2d, James SELKIRK, a native of Scotland, aged 61 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 3 Sept 1877, p. 3.
"SELLECK--In this city, January 25, 1922, Flora SELLECK, loving wife of Jacob. D. SELLECK, loving mother of Harry, Morry, Abe, Monroe, Izzy and Dr. S.D. SELLECK, Mrs. Bessie YOUNG of New York and Mrs. Irene DANEGGER, daughter of the late Marcus and Yetta LESSER, sister of Mrs. Mary BARNETT, a native of Nakel, Germany. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services Friday, January 27, at 11 o'clock a.m. at the chapel of Halsted & Co., 1122 Sutter st." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 26 Jan 1922.
"SELLECK--Died near Cloverdale, Jan. 22, 1890, Mrs. G.W. SELLECK, of San Francisco, aged 33y 2m 24d." Source: Sonoma County Tribune (Healdsburg, CA), 1 Feb 1890. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"SELLINGER--The body of Edward SELLINGER, who fell overboard from the Priscilla on June 21st, was recovered yesterday from the rocks beneath Greenwich Street wharf, San Francisco. Sellinger and J.B. PAULSEN were drowned a week ago last Sunday by falling from the rail of the steamer Priscilla while en route to San Francisco from Vallejo." Source: The Evening Bee (Sacramento, CA), 1 July 1903. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"SELLON--At Colfax, Sunday, November 26th, 1905, Marion J. SELLON, a native of San Francisco, beloved daughter of the late E.R. and Joyce SELLON, beloved sister of Mrs. D.L. ARONSON and Edward SELLON, a native of San Francisco, aged 17 years. Funeral from her late residence, 2122 I Street, Sacramento, at 2 p.m. to-morrow (Tuesday)." Source: Sacramento Evening Bee, 27 Nov 1905. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"SELMAN--In this city, March 11, May Debby, dearly beloved daughter of Robert and Annie SELMAN, and beloved granddaughter of Peter F. and the late Mary LEONARD, a native of San Francisco, aged 11 months." Source: San Francisco Chronicle, 12 March 1907. Transcribed by Sylvia Mast.
"SELNA--In this city, December 30, 1898, Edward, dearly beloved husband of Matilda SELNA, father of Henry, Edward, William and Morris SELNA and Josephine McDONALD, and father-in-law of Mrs. Rosie SELNA, a native of Switzerland, aged 52 years and 3 months." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 31 Dec 1898.
"SELNA--In this city, December 30, 1898, Edward, dearly beloved husband of Matilda SELNA, father of Henry, Edward, William and Morris SELNA, and Josephine McDONALD, and father-in-law of Mrs. Rosie SELNA, a native of Switzerland, aged 52 years and 3 months. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral to-morrow (Monday) at 10:30 o'clock from his late residence, 637 Chestnut street, thence to Sts. Peter and Paul's (Italian) Church, where a requiem high mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul, commencing at 11 o'clock, thence to Garibaldi Hall, 423 Broadway, where funeral will take place..." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 1 Jan 1899.
"SEMBERTRANT--In this city, Nov. 5, 1935, Frank SEMBERTRANT, D.S.C., beloved brother of John and Rose SEMBERTRANT, son of the late Frank and Ellen SEMBERTRANT and loving nephew of William...." Source: San Francisco Examiner, 8 Nov 1935. Transcribed by John Ireland.
"SEMLER--Frederick SEMLER, a German barber, who some time ago was in the employ of Wm. PALMTAG, of this town, was drowned on Sunday last while out for a sail with his brother on the San Francisco bay. The brother narrowly escaped the same fate." Source: San Benito Advance, 11 Mar 1876. Transcribed by Dee.
"SENF--In San Francisco, April 1, 1902, George SENF, husband of the late Lizzie A. SENF and stepfather of Leon S. QUIMBY and Eva E. SENF, a native of Germany, aged 67 years and 1 day. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral services tommorrow at 2:30 pm at the Chapel of The Odd Fellows Cemetery, San Francisco." Source: Sacramento Bee, 2 April 1902, p.5. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"SENF--In San Francisco, February 12, 1898, Lizzie A, beloved wife of George SENF and mother of Leon S. QUIMBY and Eva E. SENF. A native of New Hampshire, aged 56 years, 11 months and 11 days." Source: Sacramento Bee, 14 Feb 1898. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"SENGALACKEN--Lena M." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 28 March 1891.
"SENSENBRENNER--Death - C. SENSENBRENNER." Source: San Francisco Call, 26 Oct 1889, p. 8. Transcribed by Sylvia Mast.
"SERPIA--In Oakland, July 15, Maria C., wife of Manuel R. SERPIA, a native of Portugal, aged 66 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 17 July 1879.
"SERVETI--In this city, May 16, 1902, Emile SERVETTI, beloved brother of Albina MARRASSI, aged 29 years, 9 months and 11 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral, today at 1 o'clock, from the parlors of Castagnetto and Company, 643-45 Vallejo St. Interment, Italian Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Call, 18 May 1902, page 39. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"SESSIONS--In this city, February 8, Sarah, wife of William W. SESSIONS, a native of Calis, Maine, aged 28 years and 11 months. Friends and acquaintances are repsectfully invited to attend the funeral, to-morrow (Wednesday) afternoon, at 2 o'clock, from 115 Turk street." Source: San Francisco Daily Morning Call, 9 Feb 1869.
"SETH--In San Francisco, Nov. 8th, Eleanor J., wife of Willian H,. SETH, aged 28 years." Source: Sacramento Bee (Evening), 9 Nov 1858. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"SEVENING--Maudie." Source: San Francisco Morning Call, 28 March 1891.
"SEVERANCE--In San Francisco, Nov. 3, Mary Frances, wife of Henry W. SEVERANCE, a native of Belfast, Maine, aged 26 years, 3 months and 9 days." Source: Sacramento Bee, 5 Nov 1870. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
"SEVERANCE--In this city, November 3, Mary Frances, wife of Henry SEVERANCE, native of Belfast (Maine), aged 26 years, 3 months and 9 days." Source: San Francisco Call, 4 November 1870, page 4.
"SEVERE--George SEVERE was fatally stabbed in the neck by Mrs. Lansie EDDY in a bar room brawl on Sunday [3 July 1887]." Source: Sacramento Bee, 5, July 1887. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"SEVIN--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 First Cabin passengers] the lost are: E. SEVIN and servant." Source: Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 14 Aug 1862. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"SEWELL--In Oakland, March 6, Ezra G. SEWELL, a native of Ohio, aged 53 years, 10 months and 26 days." Source: San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin, 7 March 1895.
"SEWELL--In this city, April 29, 1902, Newton SEWELL, father of Mrs Mollie JONES and Amos F and Edward N. SEWELL, a native of Wilmington, Ohio, aged 80 years and 7 months. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral today at 2 o'clock at The Old Peoples Home, Pine and Pierce Streets. Interment, Odd Fellows Cemetery." Source: San Francisco Call, 1 May 1902, page 13. Transcribed by Sandi Bordelon.
"SEXTON--[Abstract:] James Walter SEXTON; husband of Mary Emman [sic = Emma] SEXTON, d.o.b. 3 June 1887, d.o.d. 12 July 1917, age 30y 1m 9d; father, Daniel Warner SEXTON, b. Georgia; mother, Rose MOORE, b. Georgia; Length of Residence at place of death 8m, in California 7y; Cause of Death, tuberculosis of lungs, duration 1y 2m; Place of Burial or Removal, [remains donated to] Cooper Medical College for Pathological Purposes, 16 July 1917." Source: Standard Certificate of Death, City and County of San Francisco, Local Registered No. 4290, Calif. State Board of Health No. 1110. Transcribed by Chuck Sexton.


"SEXTON--JUDGE W.T. SEXTON CALLED BY DEATH - Well Known Northern California Jurist Expires Suddenly in Arms of Bride - [Special Dispatch to The Call] "OROVILLE, Sept. 13.— Warren T. SEXTON, judge of the superior court of Butte County, died suddenly this afternoon. The death of Judge SEXTON came without warning. During the morning he performed the duties of his office as usual, sitting in a number of   cases. One of his last acts was the marriage of a couple. About 11 o'clock he complained that his heart was troubling him, but paid little attention to the matter. At noon he went home and there expired in the arms of his bride, he having been married but four months. Judge SEXTON was one of the best known attorneys in northern California. He was one of the leaders of the republican party in the Sacramento Valley. He was twice elected district attorney of Butte county, and at the last general election was elected judge of the superior court, taking office January 1 of this year. He was 48 years old. He leaves a wife and a sister, Miss Caroline SEXTON of Palo Alto." Source: San Francisco Call, 14 Sept 1909, p.4. Contact: Jeff Lloyd majorwilliamstree@msn.com

"SEYMOUR--BY STATE TELEGRAPH, San Francisco, Nov. 8 -- George SEYMOUR, 3rd officer of the steamship 'Moses Taylor,' died on board the vessel October 27th, of heart disease. Deceased was 33 years of age and a native of Baltimore, Maryland." Source: Stockton Daily Independent, 9 Nov 1866. Transcribed by Dee.
"SEYMOUR--The disappearance of J. SEYMOUR, from San Francisco, a short time ago, has been accounted for. His body was found floating in the Bay early Sunday morning. SEYMOUR was quite well-known in Santa Rosa as one of the partners in the SEYMOUR & MATHEWS excursions, which paid a number of visits to this city. He was short in his accounts about $600., which was probably the cause of the suicide. SEYMOUR was a married man, about 37y, and a native of Australia." Source: The Sonoma Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), 23 July 1887. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"SEYMOUR--The body of J.C. SEYMOUR, the missing manager of athletic events, was found floating in the bay on Sunday." Source: Sacramento Bee (Bay Gleanings), 18 July 1887. Transcribed by Sandra Bordelon.
"SEYMOUR--Capt. S. SEYMOUR, well and favorably known as a steamboat commander on Sacramento river, died at his residence in San Francisco on the 11th inst., of erysinelas." Source: Sonoma County Journal (Petaluma, CA) 19 Aug 1859. Transcribed by Jeanne Taylor.
"SEYMOUR--In San Francisco, August 11th, Capt. Samuel SEYMOUR, a native of Hartford, Conn., aged 41 years and 10 months." Source: Sacramento Friday Evening Bee, 12 Aug 12, 1859. Transcribed by Betty Loose.
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