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DEATH NOTICES IN 1861 FROM DAILY EVENING BULLETIN
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Source: Vital Records for the Year 1861 from the Daily Evening Bulletin San Francisco California; Compiled by San Francisco Chapter for the Genealogical Records Committee California State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (1951); Transcribed by Susan Geist

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Wadish, William H.

In Sacramento, Feb. 15, 1861, William H., son of Joseph Wadish, aged 8 months and 17 days.

Paper: Feb. 20, 1861.


Wadsworth (Infant)

Near the Buttes, Sutter Co., Sept. 21, 1861, infant son of W. M. and Margaret Wadsworth.

Paper: Oct. 3, 1861.


Wadsworth, Walter

In San Francisco, Dec. 13, 1861, Walter, son of Eden and Caroline Wadsworth, late of Sacramento, aged 9 months and 26 days.

Paper: Dec. 14, 1861.


Walkinshaw, Robert F.

In San Bernardino, Oct. 30, 1861, Robert F. Walkinshaw, in the 29th year of his age.

Paper: Nov. 21, 1861.


Wall, Jessie Webber

In Nevada, July 14, 1861, Jessie Webber, daughter of Jesse S. and Betty K. Wall, aged 3 years, 4 months and 5 days.

Paper: July 18, 1861.


Wall, Thomas

In Oakland, Dec. 24, 1861, Thomas, son of Thomas and Sarah J. Wall, aged 13 years and 11 months, formerly of New Bedford, Mass. New Bedford and Boston papers please copy.

Papers: Dec. 26 and 30, 1861.


Wallace, Alexander

At Hongkong, Dec. 1860, Alexander Wallace of Brechin, Forfarshire, Scotland.

Paper: Jan. 29, 1861.


Wallace, Anne

In San Francisco, July 16, 1861, Anne, wife of James Wallace, aged 33 years.

Paper: July 17, 1861.


Wallace, George

In Grass Valley, Sept. 19, 1861, George Wallace, aged about 40 years.

Paper: Sept. 24, 1861.


Wallace, Robert B.

In San Francisco, Jan. 23, 1861, Robert B. Wallace, aged 30 years. Funeral from his residence on Minna street, south side, three doors east of Third.

Paper: Jan. 24, 1861.


Wallace, Thomas

In San Francisco, Oct. 15, 1861, Thomas Wallace, a native of Washington, D. C., aged 45 years.

Paper: Oct. 18, 1861.


Walter, John

In San Francisco, Nov. 4, 1861, John Walter, a member of Col. Stevenson’s Regt. of N. Y. Volunteers.
Paper: Nov. 4, 1861.


Walters, Mrs. Hannah M.

In Sacramento County, Feb. 13, 1861, Mrs. Hannah M. Walters, native of Illinois, aged about 37 years.

Paper: Feb. 16, 1861.


Walton, George C.

In Yreka, April 24, 1861, George C. Walton, aged 28 years, formerly of Scott County, Ark.

Paper: May 2, 1861.


Waltz, Benjamin

In San Francisco, Oct. 15, 1861, Benjamin Waltz, printer, late of Philadelphia, in the 45th year of his age. Philadelphia papers please copy.

Paper: Oct. 15, 1861.


Ward, George R.

In San Francisco, Feb. 12, 1861, George R. Ward, a native of Salem, Mass., aged 48 years. Funeral from the Unitarian Church, Stockton street (Rev. Mr. King’s).

Paper: Feb. 13, 1861.


Warden, J. B.

At Henshaw’s Ranch, Butte Co., Feb. 8, 1861, J. B. Warden, a native of Augusta County, Va., aged 36 years.

Paper: Feb. 19, 1861.


Warner, Sarah Ann

In Santa Rosa Township, Sonoma Co., April 15, 1861, Sarah Ann, wife of P. Warner, aged 39 years.

Paper: May 2, 1861.


Warren, Mary

In Sacramento, April 13, 1861, Mary Warren, aged 28 years, a native of Ireland.
Paper: April 24, 1861.


Warrin, Abby R.

In San Francisco, July 29, 1861, Abby R. Warrin, aged 46 years. Funeral from the residence of Dr. O. P. Warrin on Market street near Third.

Paper: July 29, 1861.


Washburn, Cora

In San Francisco, Oct. 10, 1861, Cora, eldest child of E. H. and the late M. Louisa Washburn, aged 7 years and 9 months.

Paper: Oct. 11, 1861.


Washburn, Walter

In San Francisco, Nov. 1, 1861, Walter, only son of E. H. and the late M. Louisa Washburn, aged 5 years and 10 months.

Paper: Nov. 2, 1861.


Waterford, Elias T.

In San Francisco, Oct. 31, 1861, Elias T. Waterford, a native of Philadelphia, Penn., aged 37 years.

Paper: Nov. 2, 1861.


Waterman, Henry

In San Francisco, Nov. 13, 1861, Henry, only son of Mrs. Emma Waterman, a native of California, aged 3 years, 3 months and 4 days.

Paper: Nov. 13, 1861.


Waters, Rev. E.

In Victoria, British Columbia, Dec. 31, 1860, Rev. E. Waters (colored), late of Grass Valley, formerly of New Bedford, Mass.

Paper: Jan. 31, 1861.


Webb, Nelson

In San Juan, Monterey Co., Oct. 7, 1861, Nelson Webb.

Papers: Oct. 22, 1861 and Oct. 23, 1861.


Webber, Margaret

In Marysville, Nov. 12, 1861, Margaret Webber, aged 22 years.

Paper: Nov. 15, 1861.


Webber, Peter

In Marysville, Jan. 14, 1861, Peter, infant son of Paul and Margaret Weber, aged 1 year, 4 months and 2 days.

Paper: Jan. 17, 1861.


Weekes, William

In Stockton, June 20, 1861, William Weekes, aged 26 years.

Paper: June 24, 1861.


Weinshenk, Paulein

In San Francisco, Dec. 29, 1861, Miss Paulein Weinshenk of San Francisco. Funeral from the residence of her parents, No. 1512 Powell street.

Paper: Dec. 28, 1861.


Welch, Richard

Drowned in Suisun Slough, Aug. 14, 1861, Richard Welch, aged 28 years.

Paper: Aug. 21, 1861.


Wellington, Eugenie R.

In Los Angeles, Feb. 9, 1861, Eugenie R., daughter of Charles and Rebecca P. Wellington, aged 3 months.

Paper: Feb. 28, 1861.


Wells, Walter H.

In San Francisco, Aug. 22, 1861, Walter H., son of Walter and Catherine Wells, aged 2 years, 5 months and 5 days.

Paper: Aug. 23, 1861.


Werner, Theodore

In San Francisco, Aug. --, 1861, Theodore Werner, youngest son of Cristian and Gesine Werner, aged 3 years, 11 months and 2 days. Funeral from the residence of the parents, No. 113 Third street between Mission and Minna.

Paper: Aug. 27, 1861.


Wescoatt, Florilla

At Woodville House, Yuba Co., Aug. 15, 1861, Florilla, daughter of N. and Kate Wescoatt, in the 9th year of her age.

Paper: Sept. 21, 1861.


West, Franklin

In San Francisco, July 26, 1861, Franklin, son of J. R. and Jeane J. West, aged 10 years and 3 months. Funeral from the residence of his parents, No. 1004 Bush street a few doors west of Jones, north side.

Paper: July 27, 1861.


West, John

In San Joaquin County Hospital, June 6, 1861, John West, a native of Tennessee, aged 40 years.

Paper: June 11, 1861.


Wetzel, Rosalie

In San Francisco, Oct. 5, 1861, Rosalie, daughter of Amalia and Theodore Wetzel, aged 3 years and 5 months.

Paper: Oct. 9, 1861.


Wheeland, Samuel

In San Francisco, Sept. 27, 1861, Samuel Wheeland, aged 46 years, a native of County Armagh, Ireland. Funeral from his late residence, Union street above Battery.

Paper: Sept. 28, 1861.


Wheeler, Mrs. E. A.

At Oak Knoll, Napa Co., Oct. 30, 1861, Mrs. E. A. Wheeler, aged 34 years.

Paper: Nov. 1, 1861.


Wheeler, Wm. F.

At Iowa Hill, Feb. 8, 1861, Wm. F., infant son of Morrison and Eliza Wheeler, aged 4 months and 25 days.

Paper: Feb. 19, 1861.


Whetstone, H. S.

In San Francisco, Jan. 23, 1861, H. S. Whetstone, aged 36 years, a native of Akron, Ohio.

Paper: Jan. 24, 1861.


White, Auguste

In Sacramento, Dec. 22, 1861, Auguste, son of Charles White, aged 6 years, 8 months and 9 days.

Paper: Dec. 24, 1861.

In Sacramento, Dec. 22, 1861, Auguste, son of Charles White, aged 6 years, 3 months and 9 days.

Paper: Dec. 26, 1861.


White, Clara Lucinda

In Folsom, Oct. 30, 1861, Clara Lucinda White, aged 4 years.

Paper: Nov. 5, 1861.


White, David

In Sacramento, Aug. 7, 1861, David White, aged 27 years.

Paper: Aug. 14, 1861.


White, Horace

In San Francisco, June 21, 1861, Horace White, a native of New Hampshire, aged 46 years.

Paper: June 22, 1861.


White, Leander

At Deer Creek, El Dorado Co., March 27, 1861, Leander White, formerly of Genessee County, N. Y., aged 43 years.

Paper: March 29, 1861.


White, Mary Jane

In San Francisco, Feb. 8, 1861, Mary Jane, daughter of D. W. and Mary Ann White. Funeral from Trinity Church, Pine street above Montgomery.

Paper: Feb. 9, 1861.


White, Randolph

In San Francisco, Aug. 29, 1861, Randolph White, a native of Bath, Maine, aged 38 years. Maine papers please copy. Funeral from the Isthmus House, First street corner of Jessie.

Paper: Aug. 29, 1861.


White, Ransom M.

In San Francisco, Dec. 8, 1861, Ransom M. White of Putney, Vt., aged 28 years.

Paper: Dec. 9, 1861.


White, Rev. Thomas

In Sacramento, Sept. 15, 1861, Rev. Thomas White, aged 26 years.

Paper: Sept. 25, 1861.


White, William

In San Francisco at the County Hospital, Oct. 13, 1861, William White, attorney, a native of Dublin, aged 40 years.

Paper: Oct. 14, 1861.


Whitely, Mary Scott

At Rosedale Ranch, Nov. 21, 1861, Mary Scott Whitely, aged 19 years.

Paper: Nov. 26, 1861.


Whiting, Joseph P.

In San Francisco, March 15, 1861, Joseph P. Whiting, aged 26 years, a native of Philadelphia, Pa.

Paper: March 16, 1861.


Whiting, Capt. Richard L.

In San Francisco, suddenly, Jan. 31, 1861, Capt. Richard L. Whiting, aged 43 years, formerly from New York and for many years in the service of the Pacific Mail Steamship Company. The funeral will take place from Calvary Church, Bush street.

Paper: Feb. 1, 1861.


Whitman, Ada Estell

In Nevada, Feb. 25, 1861, Ada Estell, daughter of Henry C. and Cecelia Whitman, aged 2 years and 6 months.
Paper: March 1, 1861.


Whitman, Mary

In Nevada, Feb. 2-, 1861, Mary, infant daughter of Henry and Cecelia Whitman, aged 11 months.

Papers: Feb. 26, 1861.


Whitmarsh, Susan E.

In Auburn, March 21, 1861, Susan E., wife of Samuel H. Whitmarsh.

Paper: March 26, 1861.


Whitney, Charles S.

In San Francisco, Feb. 24, 1861, Charles S. Whitney, aged 26 years, 9 months and 16 days. New York and Boston papers please copy. Funeral from residence of J. L. Ottignon, No. 1 Quincy street.

Paper: Feb. 25, 1861.


Whitney, G. W.

In Sacramento, Dec. 15, 1861, G. W. son of G. W. and Angeline Whitney, aged 1 year, 4 months and 3 days.

Paper: Dec. 18, 1861.


Wilber, Horace Russell

At Buckeye Ranch, Sacramento Co., Feb. 28, 1861, Horace Russell, only son of Joseph W. and the late Susan H. Wilber, of San Francisco, aged 6 years and 7 months.

Paper: March 11, 1861.


Wilbur, Perry

In Weaverville, Sept. 10, 1861, Perry Wilbur, aged 33 years.

Paper: Sept. 18, 1861.


Wilcox, Lena Maria

In San Jose, March 23, 1861, Lena Maria, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Wilcox, aged 7 years.

Paper: April 2, 1861.


Wild, George W.

In Vallecito, June 8, 1861, George W. Wild, aged 28 years.

Paper: June 21, 1861.


Wiley, Charles

Lost overboard on Aug. 26, 1861, from the steamship Sierra Nevada at Esquimalt, Charles Wiley, freight clerk, a native of Providence, R. I., aged 35 years.

Paper: Sept. 23, 1861.


Wilkins, Jane T.

In Marysville, Dec. 10 1861, Jane T., daughter of Dr. E. T. and M. C. Wilkins, aged 5 years and 8 months.

Paper: Dec. 13, 1861.


Willard, Laura Virginia

At La Porte, Feb. 27, 1861, Laura Virginia, youngest daughter of Dr. E. L. and Mary Ann Willard, aged 10 months and 23 days.

Paper: March 7, 1861.


Willets, Jesse

In Placer County, Oct. 26, 1861, Jesse Willets, a native of Indiana, aged 26 years.

Paper: Oct. 29, 1861.


Williams, Mrs.

At the Mansion House, Columbia, Tuolumne Co., Feb. 12, 1861, Mrs. Williams.

Paper: Feb. 21, 1861.


Williams, Charles

In the Insane Asylum, Dec. 8, 1861, Charles Williams, aged 35 years.

Paper: Dec. 18, 1861.


Williams, Fannie M.

In San Francisco, Feb. 19, 1861, Fannie M. Williams, wife of John J. Williams, native of Virginia, aged 25 years.

Paper: Feb. 19, 1861.


Williams, France

In Sacramento, Sept. 13, 1861, France Williams (Indian girl), aged 17 years.

Paper: Sept. 18, 1861.


Williams, Frank D.

In Sacramento, July 4, 1861, Frank D. Williams, aged 2 years, 2 months and 6 days.

Paper: July 10, 1861.


Williams, George M.

In Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 24, 1861, George M. Williams, a native of Philadelphia and late of San Francisco. He was formerly Director of the Southern Telegraph Co.

Paper: March 26, 1861.


Williams, Herbert

In Grass Valley, March 21, 1861, Herbert Williams, aged 32 years.

Paper: March 27, 1861.


Williams, Marcus

In San Jose, Jan. 25, 1861, Marcus Williams, father of J. Milton Williams of San Jose.

Paper: Jan. 31, 1861.


Williams, Mary Ellen

In Sacramento, Sept. 14, 1861, Mary Ellen Williams, aged 11 months.

Paper: Sept. 18, 1861.


Williams, Michael Alfred

In Marysville, Aug. 28, 1861, Michael Alfred, infant son of Jacob and Mary Williams, aged 9 months.

Paper: Sept. 2, 1861.


Williams, William H.

In Marysville, William H. Williams, aged 26 years.

Paper: Aug. 13, 1861.


Williams, William H.

Near Marysville, Dec. 8. 1861, William H. Williams, aged 61 years.

Paper: Dec. 20, 1861.


Williamson, Nathan

In Marysville, Aug. 24, 1861, Nathan Williamson, aged 24 years.

Paper: Aug. 27, 1861.


Willocks, William H.

In San Francisco, Feb. 14, 1861, William H. Willocks, a native of Londonderry, Ireland, aged 38 years. New York papers please copy. Members of Riggers and Stevedores Union Assn. invited to funeral, No. 129 Pacific street.

Paper: Feb. 16, 1861.


Wilson (Infant)

In Hamilton, Butte Co., June 11, 1861, infant son of J. L. and Mary Wilson, aged about 9 months.

Paper: June 18, 1861.


Wilson, Alexander

Died from a fall on ship “Mary Robinson,” Alexander Wilson, Jan. 28, 1861, out from New York. New York papers please copy.

Paper: March 29, 1861 (News item.)


Wilson, Emma Jane

In Coloma, April 6, 1861, Emma Jane, daughter of John and Phebe Wilson (colored), aged 4 years.

Paper: April 11, 1861.


Wilson, Susan A.

In Sacramento, Oct. 19, 1861, Susan A. Wilson, aged 66 years, 6 months and 8 days.

Paper: Oct. 22, 1861.


Winterhalder (Infant)

At Santa Cruz, Jan. 30, 1861, infant child of Theodore and Diciana Winterhalder, aged 11 days.

Paper: Feb. 16, 1861.


Wisker, William

In San Francisco, April 4, 1861, William Wisker, aged 36 years, a native of Leeds, Yorkshire, England.

Paper: April 5, 1861.


Wiswall, Albert

In Sacramento, May 21, 1861, Albert Wiswall of Boston.

Paper: May 25, 1861.


Withington, ---

In Ione City, June 18, 1861, a son of Mr. and Mrs. George Withington.

Paper: June 21, 1861.


Withrow, Minnie Kate

In Sacramento, Nov. 10, 1861, Minnie Kate Withrow, aged 1 year and 4 months.

Paper: Nov. 12, 1861.


Wittenmyer, Flora

In Martinez, June 3, 1861, Flora Wittenmyer, aged 3 years, 6 months and 10 days.

Paper: June 11, 1861.


Wolf, David

In Marysville at the County Hospital, June 16, 1861, David Wolf, a native of Wurtenberg, Germany.

Paper: June 22, 1861.


Wolf, George W.

In Stockton, George W. Wolf, aged 32 years.

Paper: May 31, 1861.


Wolf, Henry

In Petersburg, Calaveras Co., July 8, 1861, Henry Wolf, aged 53 years.

Paper: July 16, 1861.


Wolfe, O. E.

In San Francisco, Feb. 24, 1861, O. E. Wolfe, printer, aged about 44 years.

Paper: Feb. 25, 1861.


Wood, Elizabeth Mayo

In San Francisco, Nov. 21, 1861, Elizabeth Mayo, wife of George Wood, in the 29th year of her age.

Paper: Nov. 21, 1861.


Wood, Fanny

At Pine Grove, Amador Co., Oct. 30, 1861, Fanny Wood, aged 3 years.

Paper: Nov. 5, 1861.


Wood, Mary Emma

In Sacramento, Jan. 11, 1861, Mary Emma, daughter of Lucius A. and Emily J. Wood, aged 7 years and 15 days.

Paper: Jan. 15, 1861.


Wood, Sarah Ann

In San Francisco, May 26, 1861, Sarah Ann, wife of William H. Wood, a native of England, aged 30 years. Funeral from her late residence, Fremont street between Folsom and Harrison.

Paper: May 27, 1861.


Woodbury, Calvin E.

In San Francisco, Calvin E., infant son of Calvin E. and Ellen Woodbury.

Paper: July 9, 1861.


Woodesky, Ferdinand

In Sacramento, July 14, 1861, Ferdinand Woodesky, aged 32 years.

Paper: July 24, 1861.


Woodliff, Anna

In Grass Valley, Nov. 11, 1861, Anna Woodliff, formerly of Sacramento Count, aged 18 years.

Paper: Nov. 18, 1861.


Woodman, A. C.

In San Francisco, Oct. 2, 1861, Miss A. C. Woodman, formerly of Tamworth, N. H., aged 29 years.

Paper: Oct. 3, 1861.


Woodruff, Mrs. Appalina

In Coloma, Nov. 25, 1861, Mrs. Appalina Woodruff, aged 61 years.

Paper: Dec. 13, 1861.


Woods, Matthew J.

At Sebastian Indian Agency, Tejon, Jan. 30, 1861, Matthew J., only child of Matthew and Nellie G. Woods of Yuba County, aged 2 years and 2 months.

Paper: Feb. 9, 1861.


Woods, Paul D.

In Santa Cruz, April 22, 1861, Paul D. Woods, aged 39 years.

Paper: May 10, 1861.


Woods, William

At Washington, Yolo Co., June 18, 1861, William Woods, aged 26 years, a native of Geneva, Fayette Co., Pa.

Paper: June 22, 1861.


Woodside, Emma Augusta

In San Francisco, Dec. 13, 1861, Emma Augusta, daughter of Elbridge and Louisa Woodside, a native of Roxbury, Mass., aged 14 years and 3 months. Funeral from the residence of the parents, 418 Bush street.

Paper: Dec. 14, 1861.


Woodward, Edward

In Oroville, Butte Co., Dec. 11, 1861, Edward Woodward, aged 37 years.

Paper: Dec. 17, 1861.


Woodworth, William

In Grass Valley, Feb. 6, 1861, William Woodworth, aged 22 years.

Paper: Feb. 28, 1861.


Woolsey, Elijah

In Soquel township, Santa Cruz Co., Nov. 7, 1861, Elijah Woolsey, aged 35 years.

Paper: Nov. 15, 1861.


Worn, Annie

In San Francisco, June 3, 1861, Annie, wife of G. A. Worn, aged 24 years. Funeral from Church of the Advent. Friends of family and those of William Pickett invited to attend.

Paper: June 3, 1861.


Wright, Catherine

In San Francisco, Feb. 6, 1861, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Mrs. Catherine Wright, wife of William Wright, formerly of Sacramento. Funeral from her residence, corner of California and Mason streets.

Paper: Feb. 6, 1861.


Wright, Esther

Near Santa Rosa, Sept. 27, 1861, Esther Wright (colored), aged about 45 years.

Paper: Oct. 3, 1861.


Wyckoff, Marietta

In Jackson, Dec. 22, 1860, Marietta Wyckoff, aged 18 years.
Paper: Jan. 3, 1861.


Wykoff, Louisa C.

In Yolo City, Yolo Co., Nov. 27, 1861, Louisa C., wife of J. I. S. Wykoff, aged 30 years.

Paper: Dec. 3, 1861.


Wyntjens, James

In Sacramento, Oct. 30, 1861, James Wyntjens, aged 3 years and 7 days.

Paper: Nov. 1, 1861.


Wyrick, Jacob

In Eureka, Humboldt Co., March 24, 1861, Jacob Wyrick, aged 37 years, a native of Indiana.

Paper: April 15, 1861.


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