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Established Date:

18 Feb 1850

Organized From:

Original County

County Seat:

San Francisco

SocietiesBack to the top of page

Society Member Address City State Zip
California Genealogical Society and Library formerly in SF Ysee Alameda County for address or check web site
California Historical Society  678 Mission San Francisco CA 94105
Chinese Historical Society of America  650 Commercial San Francisco CA 94111
San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society YPO Box 318214 San Francisco CA 94131-8214
San Francisco Genealogy Society  P. O. Box 192126 San Francisco CA 94119
Society of California Pioneers  300 Fourth Street San Francisco CA 94107
Sutro Library Y480 Winston Drive San Francisco CA 94132-1719

Birth & Marriage RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Birth & Marriage Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online

Church RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Archdiocese of San Francisco Archives
Website California Church Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Website Church Records Guide
Website Diocese of California -History Diocese of CaliforniaDiocese of California - The Episcopal Church

Court & Jail RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Court Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Other Index Notaries1886-1909 California Genealogy & History ArchivesPeggy Hooper & volunteers
Superior Court Website Superior Court- San Francisco County Official County Website

Death RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Death Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Cemetery Website Find A Grave - San Francisco Find A GraveCemetery Records Online
Cemetery Website Interment.net - San Francisco Interment.netCemetery Records Online
Mortuary Index San Francsico Mortuary Records sfgenealogy
Other Index “Who Perished” A list of Persons Who Died as a Result of the Great Earthquake and Fire in San Francisco on April 18, 19061906 Virtual Museum of the City of San Franciscosfmuseum.org

DirectoriesBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Directories CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Website California Online Historical Directories - San Francisco© Miriam Robbins Midkiff, 2009-2010
San Francisco Directories sfgenealogy
City Directory San Francisco Blue Book 1888 Internet Archive
City Directory San Francisco Blue Book 1889 Internet Archive

Finding AidsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Record Finding Aids CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Website Family Search Wiki - San Francisco County Family Search
Index Index to the Schellens Collection - San Francisco1600+ SMCGSNames, Places, Hotels, Ships
Website The California GenWeb Project The US GenWeb ProjectCAGW Administrative Team
Bibliography Book San Francisco Book Links Genealogy Book Links

Historical ResourcesBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California State History Resources CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Website Wikipedia - San Francisco WikipediaHistory, Government, Neighborhoods, etc.
Biography Website San Francisco Streets Named for Pioneers Virtual Museum of San Franciscohttp://www.sfmuseum.org/street/stnames3.html
City History Website Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco - History Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco
Diary/Journal/Memoir Digital Copy Letter from JA Lundeen to his sister Anna Levin describing the earthquake and it's aftermath.1906CSGA Original Records Onlinecontributed by Sue Evans
Jail Index Alcatraz Inmate Lists1933-1948The Warden Johnson Years by Joel GAzis-Sax

Land RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California State Land Records & Maps CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
San Francisco House History Check ListCath Madden Trindle, CG
Mining Website Stone Quarries & Beyond- San Francisco CountyPeggy Perazzo & Pat Perazzo

Military RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California State Military Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Civil War San Francisco and the Civil War article Virtual Museum of San Francisco

Miscellaneous RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Bonds of the City and County of San Francisco 1851-19081851-1908 America Hurrah
Website Miscellaneous California State Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Municipal Reports - The Alms House America Hurrah
WPA inventory Laguna Honda Home Records The Poorhouse Story
Earthquake Digital Copy Letter from JA Lundeen to his sister Anna Levin describing the San Francisco Earthquake and it's aftermath.1906CSGA Original Records OnlineContributed by Sue Evans 27 Oct 2011

Naturalization & Immigration RecordsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California State Naturalization & Immigration Records CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online

NewspapersBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Digital CopyAlta California 1847-1849 NASan Francisco
Digital CopyAlta California 1850-1861 GBSan Francisco
Website California Newspapers CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Index Chronicling America - San Francisco County CA Newspapers Library of CongressInventory of Newspapers Published in the county
Digital CopyDaily Alta California 1864-1879 NASan Francisco
Digital CopyDaily Alta California 1864/1874/1879ANCSan Francisco
Digital CopyDaily Commercial News 1885-1888 GBSan Francisco
Digital CopyDaily Globe 1857-1858 GBSan Francisco
Digital CopyDaily Placer Times and Transcript 1852-1855 GBSan Francisco
Digital CopyMercantile Gazette and Shipping Register 1863-1867 GBSan Francisco
Digital CopyRecorder 1/1/1991 LexisNexisSan Francisco
Digital CopySan Francisco Bulletin 1855-1891 GBSan Francisco
Digital CopySan Francisco Call 1895-1913LOC /CDSan Francisco
Index San Francisco Call Database1869-1900 Jim W Faulkinbury, CG Research Services copyright 2007 by Jim W. Faulkinbury
Digital CopySan Francisco Chronicle 1/1/1985 AMSan Francisco
Digital CopySan Francisco Daily 12/18/2006 AMSan Francisco
Digital CopySan Francisco Imparcial 1931-1935 GBSan Francisco
Digital CopySan Francisco Mefistofeles 1918 GBSan Francisco
Digital CopySan Francisco [Daily] Evening Journal 1852-1854 GBSan Francisco
Digital CopySF Weekly 2/22/1995 LexisNexis San Francisco
Digital CopySun-Reporter 1968-1979, 1991+Ethnic Newswatch by ProQuestSan Francisco
Digital CopyWeekly Alta California 1850-1854 GBSan Francisco

PhotographsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Website California Photograph Collections CSGACSGA California Research Guide Online
Calisphere - San Francisco CalispherePictures and texts - Calisphere is a service of the?UC Libraries, powered by the?California Digital Library.
Picture Digital Copy Old S.F1850- Original and Digital Collection at SF Public Library -- The site was built by @danvdk and designed by @ravejkThis site provides an alternative way of browsing the SFPL's incredible San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection. Its goal is to help you discover the history behind the places you see every day. The site was built by @danvdk and designed by @ravejk
Picture San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection 1850+ San Francisco Public LibrarySan Francisco Historical Photograph Collection - 6th Floor
Postcard Digital Copy Penny Postcards from California US GenWeb ArchivesUS GenWeb Archives
Video San Francisco 1906 Youtube

ResearchersBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
Janice Sellers

ContributorsBack to the top of page

Sub Category Type Description Years Location Bibliography
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