INDEX TO DEATHS 1852-1885
From the Placer Herald Newspaper, Auburn, California

Extracted and indexed by Roscoe Ashton, Jan Catalano, Annabelle Chandler, Harry Grady, Henrietta Gustka, Barbara Leak, Louise Pilger, and Rita Santos.

Copies of death notices from the Placer Herald may be obtained by writing to:

Placer County Genealogical Society
Research Committee
PO Box 7385
Auburn, CA 95604-7385

Search fee: $5.00 for first notice, $3.00 each additional notice ordered at the same time. Send name of deceased and year of death from this index. Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE). Name of deceased, age, and full date and place of death are usually given in the newspaper notices. Please allow at least 4 weeks for a reply to your request.

INDEX TO DEATHS 1852-1885

  LAST NAME      GIVEN NAMES            YEAR  LOCATION
  -------------  ---------------------  ----  -----------------------------------
  Saddler        Charles                1853  Empire Hotel
  Sadler         Hiram M.               1853  Auburn
  Sailing        John                   1873  Sailing's Farm, near Lincoln
  Sailing        Letitia                1863  Sailing's Ranch
  Salgado        Elvira                 1870  home of father
  Salsig         Catherine              1879  Los Angeles
  Sampson        John                   1876  County Hospital
  Sampson        Silvy                  1875  West Brookfield, MA
  Sanborn        Edwin                  1885  Auburn
  Sanders        Mattie Murdge?         1866  near Virginia, Placer Co.
  Sanderson      Peter                  1870  County Hospital
  Sangmaster     Hattie Christian       1881  Alta
  Saunders       Mary Minerva           1872  Saunders Ranch
  Sawyer         ---, son               1870  Auburn
  Sawyer         Sarah M., Mrs.         1870  Auburn
  Sayles         Willie                 1882  Coalville
  Schecle        John                   1869  County Hospital
  Schelhouse     Frances Ellen          1864  Dry Creek, Placer Co.
  Schellhouse    ---, dau               1866  Dry Creek, Roseville
  Schillensky    ---, infant son        1880  Dutch Flat
  Schillensky    Jacob                  1880  Dutch Flat
  Schlatman      H.                     1872  Dutch Flat
  Schmidt        Henry                  1869  Rocklin
  Schmidt        John                   1880  Iowa Hill, CA
  Schmidt        William                1858  Ophir
  Schnabel       Frederick              1878  near Doty's Flat
  Schnabel       Henry                  1876  Jenny Lind Flat
  Schnebley      Henry                  1865  Doty's Flat
  Schneider      Elizabeth M.           1872  Orr's Ranch
  Schnetz        Mary J.                1881  Rocklin
  Schodtgen      Thadeus                1874  Horse Shoe Bar
  Schofield      H.A.                   1868  Redwood City
  Schoren        Mathias                1879  County Hospital
  Schultheiss    Gottfried              1872  Auburn
  Schwalenberg   Bertie                 1885  Penryn
  Schwalenberg   Julius                 1876  Colfax
  Schweltzer     M.W.                   1880  Forest Hill
  Schwime        A.                     1883  County Hospital
  Scott          A.B.                   1883  Newcastle
  Scott          D.C., Dr.              1882  Eureka
  Scott          James                  1883  near Iowa Hill
  Scott          John                   1861  St. Genevieve, MO
  Scroggs        N.S., Mrs.             1883  Auburn
  Scully         Ellen                  1884  Auburn Station
  Seagreen       ---, infant daughter   1885  Hotaling
  Sears          Sarah A., Mrs.         1864  Rattlesnake Bar, Placer Co.
  Secord         ---, infant daughter   1873  Dutch Flat
  Secord         ---, infant son        1873  Dutch Flat
  Secord         Maud                   1884  Ophir
  Seely          E.M., Mrs.             1870  Auburn
  Selgado        Eva                    1885  Greenwood, El Dorado Co.
  Selkirk        Edith Lydia            1873  Placerville
  Selkirk        Edward R.              1884  Placerville
  Selkirk        Mary A., Mrs.          1866  Dutch Flat
  Semmon         Eliza J.               1879  Colfax
  Sexton         James                  1867  Cisco
  Sexton         John                   1860  Rattlesnake
  Sexton         John                   1863
  Sexton         Margaret               1881  Newcastle
  Sexton         William                1863  Auburn
  Shackleton     E.L.                   1882  Auburn
  Shackleton     John P.                1876  Conway, Arkansas
  Shackleton     Uretta Q.              1878  Auburn
  Shafer         Christian              1879  Lincoln
  Shafer         Susan                  1882  Ophir
  Shaffer        Phillip Henry          1864  Dutch Flat
  Shamp          Benj. J.               1875  County Hospital
  Shanley        Patrick                1877  Auburn
  Shanley        Thomas                 1883  San Francisco
  Shannon        Louis W.               1885  Colfax
  Shannon        Louis Wernwag          1885  Colfax
  Shannon        Robert                 1884  Auburn
  Sharon         Louisa                 1884  Dutch Flat
  Sharp          George W.              1869  County Hospital
  Shattuck       Geo. W.                1880  Iowa Hill
  Shattuck       William                1885  near Penryn
  Shaw           Andrew Sampson         1879  Alta
  Shearer        Carrie                 1880  Todd Valley
  Shearer        Lewis Clark            1872  Green Valley
  Sheldon John                          1864  Gold Run, Placer Co.
  Sheppard       George B.              1865  Clipper Gap
  Sherman        Wm. Roger              1880  County Hospital
  Shields        W.S., Dr.              1873  San Bernardino
  Showalter      Cris.                  1877  County Hospital
  Sickles        Daniel                 1881  Virginiatown
  Sickles        George                 1867  Auburn
  Simon          Franklin Albert        1868  Central Pacific RR, Blue Canyon
  Simons         Charles L.             1884  Auburn
  Simons         Henry, Mrs.            1885  Iowa Hill
  Simons         John H.                1883  Dutch Flat
  Sims           Thomas, Col.           1865  Michigan Bluff
  Sinclair       Laura O.               1858  Auburn
  Sisly          Lillie G.              1879  Rocklin
  Slade          Chester H.             1868  Auburn
  Smaley         Edward William         1884  Yankee Jims
  Small          Lucinda                1885  Hoagland, IN
  Smiley         John H.                1880  Iowa Hill
  Smith          ---, infant son        1859  Dutch Flat
  Smith          Adam T.                1860  Iowa Hill
  Smith          Adolphus Louis         1863  Smithville
  Smith          Alfred                 1883  Hotaling
  Smith          Charles                1867  Dutch Flat
  Smith          Emeline                1872  Todd Valley
  Smith          Frank                  1859  Auburn
  Smith          Geo.                   1859  Newcastle, Placer Co.
  Smith          H.C.                   1884  Colfax
  Smith          H.H.                   1876  Newcastle
  Smith          Hannah, Mrs.           1877  Auburn
  Smith          Harvey                 1871  Pleasant Grove Creek
  Smith          Horace                 1863  Virginia City, Nevada Terr.
  Smith          James                  1885  Emigrant Gap
  Smith          James C.               1873  Orr's Station, Eldorado Co.
  Smith          John                   1884  near Sheridan
  Smith          L.G.                   1880  Rocklin
  Smith          Mary                   1867  Coon Creek
  Smith          Mary F.                1872  Todd Valley
  Smith          Mattie C.              1870  Pine Grove
  Smith          Mattie Lulu            1867  Smithville
  Smith          Minnie Alice           1871  Colfax
  Smith          Nickolous              1876  County Hospital
  Smith          W.H.                   1873  Ophir
  Smith          W.R.                   1880  near Newcastle
  Smith          William                1876  near Auburn
  Smithwick      ---, Mrs.              1868  Dutch Flat
  Snyder         Henry                  1876  Rocklin
  Snyder         Ludwig                 1875  County Hospital
  Solgado        Augustine              1879  Auburn
  Sonndag        Andrew                 1861  Dutch Flat
  Spann          William, Capt.         1858  Neosho, MO
  Sparks         S.                     1870  Blue Canyon
  Spaulding      John                   1868  Truckee
  Spear          Jacob                  1880  Dutch Flat
  Speidel        Philip                 1874  Sheridan
  Spinna         Mary                   1869  Gold Run
  Sprague        A.M., Mrs.             1864  Auburn
  Sprague        Bertie                 1883  Iowa Hill
  Sprague        Charles                1885  County Hospital
  Sprague        Charles W.             1874  Colfax
  Sprague        George Albert          1883  Iowa Hill
  Sprague        James E.               1879  Penryn
  Stackhouse     Lucy Ann, Mrs.         1865  Walla Walla, Washington Terr.
  Staddon        Thomas                 1884  near Emigrant Gap
  Stahili        Jaque                  1873  County Hospital
  Stancliff      Quinzey                1875  County Hospital
  Stanley        Arthur                 1881  Dutch Flat
  Stanley        John M.                1856  Goodall's, Oro City, Placer Co
  Stanley        W.F.                   1866  on way to Placer Co from Montana
  Starr          Mary J., Mrs.          1875  Ophir
  Steel          Wm.                    1883  New England Mills
  Steffens       Mary Nellie            1864  Dutch Flat
  Steinbaugh     Michael                1885  Sacramento
  Steinberg      Max                    1885  Dutch Flat
  Steiner        Jacob                  1871  Grizzly Bear House
  Stephens       Mary, Mrs.             1862  Staten Island, NY
  Stephensen     Daniel                 1881  near Roseville
  Stern          Henry                  1876  Gold Run
  Steven         Lucy                   1866  Dutch Flat
  Steven         William                1856  Auburn
  Stevens        James, Captain         1862  Bath, Placer Co.
  Stevens        Margaret Somerville    1859  Millertown, near Auburn
  Stewart        Charles                1874  Tahoe City
  Stewart        Joseph M.              1866  Higgins Ranch, near Gold Run
  Stickney       William                1853  near Auburn
  Stimson        John Wilson            1863  Secret Ravine
  Stinger        Baptist                1878  near Virginiatown
  Stinson        G.W.                   1884  County Hospital
  Stone          Mary Caroline          1862  Iowa HIll
  Stone          Ptolemy                1882  Iowa Hill
  Stone          S.A., Mrs.             1877  Iowa Hill
  Stoner         Mary Melvina, Mrs.     1861  Carson City, Utah Territory
  Story          Ambrose W.             1855  Ophir
  Story          Mathew                 1882  Todd's Valley
  Stow           Solon                  1863  Alabaster Hotel, El Dorado Co.
  Stradley       J.B.                   1883  County Hospital
  Strahler       Eliza                  1878  Dutch Flat
  Strawther      John W.                1873  near Colfax
  Street         Joseph E.              1884  Colfax
  Streper        Charles                1873  Philadelphia
  Striker        John                   1875  Oakland
  Strobel        Charles S.             1873  Michigan Bluff
  Strong         Leavander              1880  Auburn
  Stuart         William                1876  County Hospital
  Stull          I.A.                   1877  County Hospital
  Sullivan       Eliza                  1879  Rock Creek
  Sullivan       Jerry                  1879  County Hospital
  Sullivan       Maggie                 1884  Truckee
  Sullivan       Maggie A.              1882  Truckee
  Sullivan       William H.             1863  Forest Hill
  Summer         Emma R.                1882  Auburn
  Sutherland     J.                     1873  Rocklin
  Sutphen        William                1876  County Hospital
  Sutton         Margaret               1880  Napa
  Swan           Charles J.             1884  Los Angeles
  Swan           Irene                  1861  Auburn
  Swan           James                  1875  County Hospital
  Sweeney        E.H.                   1875  Auburn Station
  Sweeney        Miles T.               1880  County Hospital
  Sweet          Silas                  1870  Rocklin
  Swenson        Annie                  1878  Dutch Flat
  Swesey         Margaret               1871  Dutch Ravine
  Swett          Merritt                1882  Auburn
  Swift          Barney                 1880  Dutch Flat
  Switzer        Minnie                 1863  Bloomer Ranch, near Auburn
  Sylvia         Antonio                1880  San Francisco
  Symington      Wm.                    1879  Nevada City
  Symonds        George                 1881  Colfax
  Talbot         Hannah, Mrs.           1883  Dutch Flat
  Talbott        Etta                   1875  Shady Run, Placer Co.
  Tanes          Jesus P.               1880  County Hospital
  Taylor         Cornelius              1872  Lincoln
  Taylor         Henry                  1878  County Hospital
  Taylor         Henry                  1885  near Auburn
  Taylor         J.B.                   1875  Rock Creek, near Auburn
  Taylor         Jennie                 1876  Forest Hill
  Taylor         Sophia                 1882  Foresthill
  Taylor         W.G.                   1877  Ophir
  Taylor         W.G., Mrs.             1877  Ophir
  Teeters        Rhoda Ann              1870  Truckee, Nevada Co.
  Tegler         Anna                   1869  Iowa Hill
  Telly          John                   1885  Rocklin
  Tenhard        Wm.                    1879  County Hospital
  Terry          Charles Floyd          1880  Smith Ranch
  Tews           Joseph                 1877  County Hospital
  Thatcher       Lizzie Dell            1878  Gold Bar
  Thiebeau                              1870  Auburn
  Thomas         Charlotte S.           1873  Sacramento
  Thomas         Dee                    1882  Cloverdale
  Thomas         Effie K.               1872  Michigan Bluff
  Thomas         John M.                1870  Coon Creek, Sutter Co.
  Thomas         Philip W.              1871  Auburn
  Thomas         Sarah                  1870  Coon Creek, Placer Co.
  Thomas         W.A., Mrs.             1874  Roseville
  Thompson       Joseph                 1871  Shady Run
  Thompson       Luther                 1883  County Hospital
  Thompson       Peter                  1870  Gold Run
  Thompson       Thomas                 1882  Auburn
  Thompson       Zebalon                1876  County Hospital
  Threlkel       Katie                  1876  near Old Auburn Station
  Tiffany        Mary Frances           1884  Auburn
  Tigh           Wm.                    1885  County Hospital
  Tilson         Augustus               1854  Gold Hill
  Timmons        William                1877  County Hospital
  Tiner          William J.             1885  Damascus
  Tinken         John                   1872  Gold Run
  T??lote        Stephen                1876  County Hospital
  Tollman        James                  1874  County Hospital
  Tolman         Jane                   1870  Colfax
  Tompkins       John                   1874  Newcastle
  Towle          Frank                  1876  Sacramento
  Towslee        Gideon                 1861  on the North Fork
  Tracy          Willie                 1860  California House
  Traphagen      Independence           1872  Colfax
  Trask          Alice                  1861  Monona Flat, Placer Co.
  Trask          J.H., Dr.              1863  Todd's Valley
  Trathen        Frankie L.             1878  Dutch Flat
  Tremelling     Harriet Ann            1881  Humbug Flat, near Ophir
  Trethen        Eva Josephine          1873  Dutch Flat
  Tribble        J.H.                   1865  Owl Creek, near Todd Valley
  Trott          Emma                   1864  Newcastle
  Trott          Samuel                 1878  Rocklin
  Trowers        Annie Beatrice         1881  near Penryn
  Trucks         Michael F.             1883  County Hospital
  Tupper         W.H.                   1853
  Turley         Hugh                   1878  Capelle, Napa Co.
  Turley         Mary                   1881  Todds Valley
  Turner         Francis M.             1885  Ophir
  Turner         J.C.                   1880  Pino
  Tuttle         Maria, Mrs.            1868  Brooklyn, NY
  Tweed          Ruth                   1871  Arizona City
  Tyrell         Andrew                 1874  County Hospital
  Uren           ---, infant son        1880  Dutch Flat
  Uren           Thomas                 1873  Dutch Flat
  Utt            Albert                 1870  on Dry Creek, 4 miles from Auburn
  Valet          Christopher            1869  Carolton, Placer Co.
  Van Baren      Josiah                 1884  Gold Run
  Van Trees      Dan L.                 1867  Rocklin
  Van Trees      Frank                  1878  Rocklin
  Vaneman        Alex                   1870  Michigan Bluff
  Varney         ---, infant daughter   1873  Truckee
  Verholtz       John                   1862  Stewart Flat
  Verholtz                              1863  Stewart's Flat
  Vickers        James                  1870  Damascus
  Vidal          Louis                  1879  County Hospital
  Virt           August                 1885  Forest Hill
  Vivian         May                    1882  Penryn
  Vogle          Prisilla, Mrs.         1861  Dutch Flat
  Voight         Charles                1878  Dutch Flat
  Voss           Louisa                 1868  Dutch Flat
  W'---          Wm.                    1884  near Auburn
  Waddel         Stephan                1874  Hospital
  Waddell        John                   1860  on Secret Ravine
  Wade           David                  1863  Grizzly Bear House
  Wadley         Josephine              1867  Miners Ravine
  Walden         Josie M.               1875  Rocklin
  Waldo          ---, infant daughter   1884  near Auburn
  Waldron        ---, infant son        1875  Lincoln
  Walker         A.M., Mrs.             1876  Rocklin
  Walker         Harvey Sutton, Col.    1879  Lincoln
  Walker         Louise                 1879  Lincoln
  Walker         Mary                   1877  Rocklin
  Walkup         Charles Carrol         1863  Auburn
  Walkup         Joseph                 1873  Auburn
  Walkup         Rankin                 1869  Columbus, Ohio
  Wann           John                   1881  County Hospital
  Warfield       James Albert           1877  Newcastle
  Warner         C.P., Mrs.             1870  Cook's, Dry Creek, near Auburn
  Warnicke       Henry                  1883  County Hospital
  Warwick        Richard f.             1877  County Hospital
  Washburn       M.J.                   1878  San Francisco
  Wasiter        Mary                   1864  Gold Hill
  Waters         Joseph                 1880  Iowa Hill
  Watson         E.L., Judge            1866  Auburn
  Watson         Peter D.               1872  Rocklin
  Webb           ---, infant twin       1878  near Penryn
  Webb           ---, twin child        1878  near Pino
  Webb           Elisha                 1881  Pino
  Webb           Willam                 1881  Newcastle
  Weeks          Geo. T.                1885  Roseville
  Weir           John                   1860  Dutch Flat
  Welch          ---, infant daughter   1864  Auburn
  Welch          ---, infant son        1862  near Auburn
  Weld           DesCartes, Dr.         1860  Virginia, Placer Co.
  Welis          Seymour O.             1868  Rocklin
  Wells          Absolam                1862  Well's Precinct, Placer Co.
  Wells          Bazaleel R.            1880  Sacramento
  Wells          Dora                   1883  Dry Creek
  Wells          Francis, Mrs.          1882  Dry Creek
  Wells          George W.              1870  County Hospital
  Wells          Horace                 1883  Dry Creek
  Wells          Solomon                1858  Auburn
  Wells          Thomas                 1861  Auburn
  Wells          Thomas                 1861  Nevada Road, Placer Co.
  Welsh          Patrick                1870  County Hospital
  Wentworth      Maria, Mrs.            1861  Michigan Bluff
  Wessing        Emma                   1879  Sacramento
  West           Basil                  1880  Auburn
  West           Charlotte              1870  Auburn
  Weston         T.F.                   1884  Penryn
  Whaley         James H.               1870  near Lincoln
  Whaley         Margaret E.            1884  Vallejo
  Whaley         Nettie                 1873  near Lincoln
  Wheeler        A.                     1871  Yankee Jim
  Wheeler        L.L.                   1869  Iowa Hill
  White          ---, infant son        1872  Gold Run
  White          ---, infant son        1881  Rocklin
  White          Charles                1869  County Hospital
  White          Elizabeth, Mrs.        1868  Auburn
  White          John B.                1864  Pine Grove, Placer Co.
  White          Mary Marcellia         1878  Auburn
  White          Samuel                 1866  Dutch Flat
  White          Sarah Marcellia        1878  Auburn
  White          Stephen A.             1871  Gold Run
  Whiting        H.L.                   1873  near Roseville
  Whitmarsh      Hannah                 1865
  Whitmarsh      Susan E.               1861  Empire Hotel, Auburn
  Whitney        Nellie                 1879  Roseville
  Whitney        Walter A.              1879  Roseville
  Whittenhall    Hank                   1868  at the summit
  Wiggins        Henry F.               1853  Auburn
  Wilcox         Sarah E.               1884  Colfax
  Willard        Daniel                 1871  Lincoln
  Willard        Esther R.              1882  Gold Run
  Willard        John                   1871  Lincoln
  Willey         Walter                 1884  Michigan Bluff
  Williams       Cass, Mrs.             1883  Colfax
  Williams       Fielding               1860  San Francisco
  Williams       Frederick              1876  Michigan Bluff
  Williams       Hogan                  1871  Gold Run
  Williams       John                   1878  County Hospital
  Williams       L.W.                   1874  Nevada City
  Williams       Pringle                1858  Secret Ravine
  Williams       Reuben                 1883  Iowa Hill
  Williams       Russell                1870  near Alta
  Williams       Thomas D.              1879  Oakdale Vineyard, near Lincoln
  Willingham     Walter C.              1884  near Penryn
  Willits        ---, infant daughter   1864  Dutch Flat
  Willment       George                 1878  Auburn
  Wills          James                  1880  San Francisco
  Wilson         Anthony                1856  County Hospital
  Wilson         Charles                1879  County Hospital
  Wilson         Daniel A.              1870  Newcastle
  Wilson         George Henry           1863  Auburn
  Wilson         George W.              1882  Spring Garden Ranch
  Wilson         James                  1883  Pleasant Bar, Mdl. Fork Am. R.
  Wilson         John P., Mrs.          1877  Lisbon
  Wilson         Peter                  1882  Auburn
  Wilson         Samuel E.              1882  Shipley Ravine House
  Wilson         Sophie E.              1882  Auburn
  Wilson         William                1878  County Hospital
  Winchester     Elliott B.             1866  Santa Rosa, Sonoma Co.
  Wing           Charles R.             1882  Auburn
  Winkler        Archibald              1853  Millertown
  Winks          Melvin                 1874  Rocklin
  Winspear       Robert                 1884  Forest Hill
  Winters        John                   1872  Stockton
  Wisch          Henry v.d.             1853  vicinity of Auburn
  Withauph       Alice L.               1867  Dutch Flat
  Wixon          Helen Jane             1860  Franklin House, Miners Ravine
  Wolcott        U.S.                   1871  Gold Run
  Wood           Ephriam                1885  Robinson P.Q.
  Wood           J.D.                   1882  Lincoln
  Woodbury       Edward                 1865  Auburn
  Woodlife       Thomas Beavan          1871  Colfax
  Woodman        Clara                  1872  Auburn
  Woodruff       Albert                 1882  Roseville
  Woodruff       Elizabeth              1884  Roseville
  Woodruff       F.A., Miss             1871  Sacramento
  Worthington    Samuel                 1885  County Hospital
  Wright         John                   1876  County Hospital
  Wright         Marie E., Mrs.         1874  Alta
  Wright         Thomas A.              1875  Brunswick, MO
  Yerksey        Daniel                 1872  Forest Hill
  Young          Addie Louise           1880  Rocklin
  Young          H. Ellen               1869  Donner Lake
  Young          Sarah E.               1865  Wisconsin Hill
  Yount          John                   1880  County Hospital
  Yule           Miriam Janet           1872  Michigan Bluff
  Zentmeyer      J.J.                   1861  Auburn
  Ziegenbein     Maria, Mrs.            1863  Daneville, Placer Co.
  Ziegenbein     Wm.                    1866  Lincoln
  Zoover         Leonard Allen          1885  Auburn

Copies of death notices from the Placer Herald may be obtained by writing to:

Placer County Genealogical Society
Research Committee
PO Box 7385
Auburn, CA 95604-7385

Search fee: $5.00 for first notice, $3.00 each additional notice ordered at the same time. Send name of deceased and year of death from this index. Please include a self-adressed, stamped envelope (SASE). Name of deceased, age, and full date and place of death are usually given in the newspaper notices.


   Visitors to this page.