Explore these funeral home records from around San Francisco, California, and learn vital biographical information about your ancestors. Find out new details to add to your family history, such as your ancestor’s year of death and the funeral home which prepared them for their burial.
There are more than 91,000 records in this collection for individuals who were buried in San Francisco and the surrounding area in California. While the information for each person may vary, California, San Francisco Area Funeral Home Records 1835-1931 typically includes:
These funeral home records provide new information about family members who were buried in the San Francisco area, in California, for over an 80 year period. This period saw the city thrive and also experience traumatic events, like the massive 1906 earthquake, which killed more than 3,000 people and destroyed 80% of the city.
The funeral homes included in these records documented important details about the people they were burying, which can now help you with your genealogical research. Use the information to aid your searches in our other collections of California records and newspapers.
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