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*
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.
"VICINI--In Santa Clara, October 11, 1910, Peter,
Loving husband of Catherine VICINI and loving father of Mrs. John
Mrs. C.M. RATTO, Stephen
VICINI, Mrs. John MENDEZ and
the late Mrs. J.WILHELM, a native of Zoagli, Italy, aged 75 years
and 27 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend
the funeral tomorrow> (Saturday), October 15, at 9:45 a. m. from his late
residence, 559 Alviso Street, Santa Clara, thence to St. Claire's Church,
where a requiem mass will be celebrated for the repose of his soul,
Interment Santa Clara. Please copy to San Francisco." Source: San Jose
Mercury, [?] Oct 1910. Contact: Jean
"VICK--In this city, December 29, Joseph VICK,
a native of England, aged 52 years. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully
invited to attend the funeral to-morrow (Wednesday) at 10 o'clock a.m.
from his late residence, 411 Pacific avenue." Source: San Francisco
Daily Morning Call, 30 Dec 1873.
"VIDETO--DEATH FROM a FALL -- A young man named
Henry VIDETO fell from a scaffolding in San Francisco on Saturday
last, fracturing his skull and causing death in a few hours. He was a member
of Col. STEVENSON's California Volunteers." Source: Stockton
Daily Argus, 21 Oct 1857. Transcribed by Dee.
"VIGOREUX--In this city, Oct. 5th, at the City and
County Hospital, Isadore VIGOREUX, aged 62 years, a native of France."
Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 7 Oct 1865. Transcribed by
Jill Crowhurst Chesnik.
"VILLAVICENCIO--DIED.-At the Cayucos, on Thursday
last, Dona Serafina Espinosa de VILLAVICENCIO, aged about 89 years.
This old lady was the mother of the lately deceased, Mrs. PICO,
of Rafael VILLA, Jose Antonio VILLA, Isador VILLA
and Jose Maria VILLA, of the Corral de Piedra. Her children, grand
children and great grand children would form a sufficient number to populate
a village. She was born at the Mission Dolores, in 1781. The cause of her
death was old age; and she passed away quietly and suddenly without pain
and without fear. She was a good woman." Source: San Luis Obispo Tribune,
23 April 1870. Transcribed by Cathy Gowdy.
"VILLEDIEU--In this city, April 1, 1890, Charles,
beloved husband of J. A. VILLEDIEU, a native of France, aged 56
years." Source: San Francisco Call, 3 April 1890, page 8.
"VINCENT--In this city, October 19, Caroline NOBLE,
beloved mother of Charles T. VINCENT, a native of Bristol, England,
aged 49 years. [Melbourne, Australia, and Bristol, England, papers please
copy]. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend her
funeral today (Wednesday) at 10 o’clock a.m., from her late residence,
1936 Mission street." Source: San Francisco Call, 20 Oct 1880 page
"VINCENT--Henry VINCENT, in San Francisco,
February 23, beloved son of the late Ella CHASE of San Jose; aged
34. Funeral services will be held today (Thursday), February 25, 1943 from
the Morrison Bros. Funeral Parlors, corner Baker and Hayes street, San
Francisco, at 11:30 a.m. Interment, Santa Clara city cemetery at 1 p.m."
Source: San Jose Mercury Herald, 25 Feb 1943.
"VINCENT--In Weaverville, Dec 10th, James VINCENT,
aged 83 years." Source: San Francisco Daily Examiner, 23 Dec 1865.
"VINCIND--Morphine Poisoning - Morphine, taken probably
with suicidal intent, caused the death of Mrs. Lillian VINCIND in
San Francisco, Wednesday. "Swiftwater Bill," who formerly resided in East
Oakland and who made and lost several fortunes in the Klondike, is said
to have been the indirect cause of the tragedy. "Swiftwater Bill" has a
record for heart-breaking. He has been married several times, and divorced
as often. It was Mrs. VINCIND who "Staked" him for his Klondike
trip." Source: Saturday Evening Bee, 27 Jan 1905. Transcribed by
"VIVIAN--In this city, May 15, 1936, Thomas H. VIVIAN."
Source: San Francisco Call Bulletin, 16 May, 1936.
"VIVOLPONE - In this city, April 16, Gesualdo VIVOLPONE
(Detto MILANI), a native of Lucca, Italy, aged 48 years." Source:
San Francisco Chronicle, 19 April 1904, p.15. Contact: Jo
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