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California Obituaries

This page is dedicated as a memorial to the individuals that have passed away or have records of passing in California and is a resource for those looking to find genealogical information or historic data.

Below are lists of local obituary columns, official state or county death records, and societies that can aid in genealogical or historical data searches. Please let us know if you would like to add a resource to the list.

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California Department Of Public HealthVital Records - MS 5103 P.O. Box 997410Sacramento95814(916) 558-1784
California Records And Information Management344 North 7th StreetSacramento95811(916) 322-1728
Office Of Historic Preservation1725 23rd Street, Suite 100Sacramento95816(916) 445-7000
Local Obituary ListingsAddressCityZipPhone
Antelope Valley Press2011 Antelope Valley PressPalmdale93550(661) 273-2700
Arcata Eye791 8th St 6Arcata95521(707) 826-7000
Auburn Journal1030 High St.Auburn95603(530) 885-5656
Big Bear Grizzly42007 Fox Farm Rd 3bBig Bear Lake92315(909) 866-3456
Burbank Leader221 N. Brand Blvd.Glendale91203(818) 637-3200
Chico Enterprise-Record400 E. Park Ave.Chico95928(530) 891-1234
Daily Breeze21250 Hawthorne Blvd., Suite 170Torrance90503(310) 540-5511
Daily Democrat711 Main StreetWoodland95695(530) 662-5421
Daily Republic1250 Texas StreetFairfield94533(707) 425-4646
Desert Dispatch130 Coolwater LaneBarstow92311(760) 256-8589
Elk Grove Citizen8970 Elk Grove BlvdElk Grove95624(916) 685-3945
Feather River Bulletin287 Lawrence St.Quincy95971(530) 283-0800
Folsom Telegraph1030 High St.Auburn95604(530) 885-2471
Fontana Herald News16981 Foothill Bvd., Suite NFontana92335(909) 822-2231
Fort Bragg Advocate-News450 N. Franklin St.Fort Bragg95437(707) 964-5642
Fresno Beehive1626 E StreetFresno93786(559) 441-6111
Fresno Republican83 E Shaw AveFresno93710(559) 226-6822
Galt Herald604 North Lincoln WayGalt95632(209) 745-1551
Half Moon Bay Review714 Kelly AvenueHalf Moon Bay94019(650) 726-4424
Hi-Desert Star56445 29 Palms HwyYucca Valley92284(760) 365-3315
Hollister Free Lance350 Sixth St., Ste. 101Hollister95023(831) 637-5566
Huntington Beach Independent1375 Sunflower Ave.Costa Mesa92626(714) 966-4600
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin2041 East 4th StreetOntario91764(909) 483-9317
Kern Valley Sun6404 Lake Isabella BoulevardLake Isabella93240(760) 379-3667
La Caada Valley Sun727 Foothill Blvd.La Caada Flintridge91011(818) 495-4440
Lassen County Times100 Grand Ave.Susanville96130(530) 257-5321
Lodi News-Sentinel125 N. Church St.Lodi95240(209) 369-2761
Lompoc Record115 N. H StreetLompoc
Los Altos Town Crier138 Main StreetLos Altos94022(650) 948-9000
Los Angeles Daily News21860 Burbank Boulevard, Suite 200Woodland Hills91367(818) 713-3000
Los Angeles Times202 W. 1st St.Los Angeles90012(213) 237-5000
Malibu Times3864 Las Flores Canyon. RoadMalibu90265(310) 456-5507
Marin Independent Journal150 Alameda Del PradoNovato94949(415) 382-7335
Marinscope Community Newspapers1301-B Grant AvenueNovato94948
Merced Sun-Star3033 North G StreetMerced95340(209) 385-2400
Modesto Bee1325 H StreetModesto95354(209) 578-2000
Monterey County HeraldMonterey93942(831) 646-4385
Mount Shasta Herald924 N. Mount Shasta Blvd.Mount Shasta96067
Mountain Democrat1360 BroadwayPlacerville95667(530) 622-1255
Mountain Echo43152 State Highway 299 E BFall River Mills96028(530) 336-6262
Mountain News28200 Highway 189 200Lake Arrowhead92321(909) 336-3555
Mountain News28200 Highway 189 200Lake Arrowhead92352(909) 336-3555
Napa Valley Register1615 Second St.Napa94559(707) 226-3711
Orange County Register625 N. Grand Ave.Santa Ana92701(877) 469-7344
Oroville Mercury-Register2124 Fifth AvenueOroville95965(530) 533-3131
Palisadian-Post839 Via De La PazPacific Palisades90272(310) 454-1321
Palo Alto Online450 Cambridge Ave.Palo Alto94306(650) 326-8210
Palo Verde Valley Times153 S. BroadwayBlythe92225(760) 922-3181
Paradise Post5399 Clark Rd.Paradise95969(530) 877-4413
Pasadena Star News911 East Colorado BoulevardPasadena91101(626) 578-6300
Porterville Recorder115 East Oak AvenuePorterville93257(559) 784-5000
Press Democrat427 Mendocino Ave.Santa Rosa95402(707) 526-8570
Red Bluff Daily News545 Diamond AvenueRed Bluff96080(530) 527-2151
Red Bluff Daily News545 Diamond Ave.Red Bluff96080(530) 527-2151
Redding Record Searchlight1101 Twin View BoulevardRedding96003(530) 243-2424
Redlands Daily Facts700 Brookside Ave.Redlands92373(909) 793-3221
Register Pajaronian100 Westridge Dr.Watsonville95076(831) 761-7300
Ridgecrest Daily Independent224 E. Ridgecrest Blvd.Ridgecrest93556(760) 375-4481
San Bernardino County Sun4030 Georgia BoulevardSan Bernardino92407(909) 888-3252
San Diego Union-Tribune350 Camino De La ReinaSan Diego92108(800) 533-8830
San Francisco Chronicle901 Mission StreetSan Francisco94103(415) 777-1111
San Gabriel Valley Tribune1210 N. Azusa Canyon RoadWest Covina91790(626) 962-8811
San Jose Mercury News750 Ridder Park DriveSan Jose95190(408) 288-8060
Santa Barbara Independent122 West Figueroa St.Santa Barbara93101(805) 965-5205
Santa Barbara News-Press715 Anacapa StreetSanta Barbara93101(805) 564-5200
Siskiyou Daily News309 S BroadwayYreka96097(530) 842-5777
Sonoma Index-Tribune117 W. Napa St.,Sonoma95476(707) 938-2111
St. Helena Star1200 Main St CSt. Helena94574(707) 963-2731
Tehachapi News411 N. Mill St.Tehachapi93561(661) 822-6828
The Almanac3525 Alameda De Las PulgasMenlo Park94025(650) 854-2690
The Appeal-Democrat1530 Ellis Lake DriveMarysville95901(530) 749-4700
The Ark Newspaper1550 Tiburon BoulevardTiburon94920(415) 435-2652
The Bakersfield Californian1707 Eye StreetBakersfield93301(661) 395-7500
The Daily Press13891 Park AvenueVictorville92392(760) 241-7744
The Daily Triplicate312 H StreetCrescent City95531(707) 464-2141
The Davis Enterprise315 G StreetDavis95616(530) 756-0800
The Independent2250 First StreetLivermore94550(925) 447-8700
The Mendocino Beacon450 N. Franklin St.Fort Bragg95437(707) 964-5642
The Pinnacle350 Sixth St., Ste. 102.Hollister95023(831) 637-6300
The Record530 East Market StreetStockton95202(209) 943-6568
The Sacramento Bee2100 Q St.Sacramento95816(916) 321-1000
The Sierra Star49165 Crane Valley RoadOakhurst93644(559) 683-4464
The Signal24000 Creekside RoadSanta Clarita91355(661) 259-1234
The Tribune3825 S. Higuera St.San Luis Obispo93406(805) 781-7800
The Union464 Sutton WayGrass Valley95945(530) 273-9561
The Valley Chronicle2091 W Florida Ave 140Hemet92545(951) 652-6529
Times-Herald440 Curtola ParkwayVallejo94590(707) 644-1141
Times-Standard930 6th Street EurekaEureka95501(707) 441-0500
Tracy Press145 W. 10th St.Tracy95378(209) 832-5383
Ukiah Daily Journal590 S. School St.Ukiah95482(707) 468-3500
Union Democrat84 S. Washington St.Sonora95370(209) 532-7151
Ventura County Star550 Camarillo Center DrCamarillo93011(805) 437-0000
Whittier Daily News7612 Greenleaf Ave.Whittier90602(562) 698-0955
Historical and Genealogical SocietiesAddressCityZipPhone
African American Genealogical Society Of Northern CaliforniaP.O. Box 27485
Alameda Historical SocietyP.O. Box 13145(510) 238-3234
Alta District Historical SocietyPost Office Box 254(559) 591-2144
Amador County Genealogical SocietyJackson95642(209) 257-1485
American Historical Society Of Germans From Russia9491 Lake Natoma DriveOrangevale95662(916) 967-2562
Anderson Valley Historical Society12340 Highway 128Boonville95415
Antelope Valley Genealogical SocietyP.O. Box 1049
Antioch Historical SocietyPO Box 613(925) 325-9897
Association For Northern California Historical ResearchPO Box 3024
Atascadero History SocietyP.O. Box 1047
Atherton Heritage Association91 Ashfield Rd.Atherton94027(650) 688-6541
Belmont Historical Society40 Catawba StreetBelmont28012
Berkeley Historical Society1931 Center StreetBerkeley94704(510) 848-0181
Big Bear Valley Historical Society And MuseumP.O. Box 513(909) 585-8100
Brea Museum And Heritage Center495 S. Brea BoulevardBrea92821(714) 256-2283
British Isles Family History Society U.S.A.7604 Greenleaf Blvd.Whittier
Burlingame Historical SocietyPO Box 144
Butte County Historical Society2335 Baldwin AvenueOroville95965(530) 533-9418
Calabasas Historical SocietyP.O. Box 806(818) 591-1701
Calaveras County Historical Society30 N. Main St.San Andreas95249(209) 754-1058
California Historical Society678 Mission StreetSan Francisco94105(415) 357-1848
California History Center And Foundation21250 Stevens Creek BoulevardCupertino95014(408) 864-8712
California Mennonite Historical Society1717 S. Chestnut Ave.Fresno93702
California Pioneers Of Santa Clara CountyP.O. BOX 8208
California State Genealogical AllianceP.O. Box 10195
Campbell Historical Museum51 North Central Ave.Campbell95008(408) 866-2119
Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society7248 Owensmouth AvenueCanoga Park
Chinese Historical Society Of America965 Clay StreetSan Francisco94108(415) 391-1188
Clayton Historical SocietyPO Box 94(925) 672-0240
Colfax Area Historical SocietyP.O. Box 185(530) 389-2549
Colusa County Archives
Conejo Valley Genealogical SocietyP.O.Box 4977(805) 581-2632
Conference Of California Historical Societies112 Harvard Ave, 15Claremont91711(909) 480-3964
Contra Costa County Genealogical Society1360 Alberta WayConcord94521
Contra Costa County Historical Society610 Main StreetMartinez94553
Dalton Genealogical Society
East Bay Genealogical SocietyPO Box 20417
East Contra Costa Historical Society3890 Sellers Ave.Brentwood94513(925) 625-3553
El Cajon Historical Society280 N. Magnolia AvenueEl Cajon92020(619) 444-3800
Eldorado Research SocietyP.O. Box 10195
Escondido Genealogical SocietyP. O. Box 2190
Fresno City And County Historical Society7160 West Kearney BoulevardFresno93706(559) 441-0862
Fresno County Genealogical SocietyP.O.Box 1429
Genealogical Society Of Stanislaus CountyP. O. Box A(209) 529-6467
German Genealogical Society Of AmericaPO Box 141260(614) 267-4700
Glendora Genealogy Group251 S. Elwood Ave.Glendora(626) 335-0923
Hi Desert Genealogical Society14041 Hesperia Rd.Victorville92392(760) 247-2022
Humboldt County Genealogical Society703 8th StEureka95502(707) 445-4342
Immigrant Genealogical SocietyP.O. Box 7369(818) 848-3122
Indian Wells Valley Genealogical SocietyP.O. Box 2001(760) 375-8456
International Blacksheep Society Of Genealogists
Isleton Brannan-Andrus Historical Society
Jewish Genealogical Society Of Los AngelesP.O. Box 55443(818) 771-5554
Jewish Genealogical Society Of Sacramento1935 Wright St. 220Sacramento95825(916) 861-0951
Kern County Historical SocietyBakersfield93302
Mar Vista Historical Society12310 Venice BoulevardLos Angeles90066
Millbrae Historical Society420 Poplar Avenue(650) 692-5786
Monterey County Genealogy Society
Monterey County Historical SocietyPO Box 3576(831) 757-8085
Mount Lowe Preservation Society
Nevada County Historical SocietyPO Box 1300
Paradise Genealogical SocietyPO Box 460(530) 877-2330
San Francisco Museum Historical SocietyP.O. Box 420470(415) 537-1105
San Gorgonio Pass Historical Society
San Mateo County Historical Association2200 BroadwayRedwood City94063(650) 299-0104
Shasta Historical Society1449 Market StreetRedding96001(530) 243-3720
Sonoma Valley Historical Society2701 1st Street WestSonoma95476(707) 938-1762
South County Historical SocietyP.O. Box 633(805) 489-8282
Spanishtown Historical Society505 Johnston StHalf Moon Bay94019(650) 726-7084
Stirling City Historical SocietyP. O. Box 6(530) 873-1598
Tehama County Genealogical Historical SocietyPO Box 415
Trinity County Historical Society History CenterPO Box 333(530) 623-5211
Truckee-Donner Historical SocietyP.O. Box 893(530) 582-0893
Tuolumne County Museum And History Center158 W. Bradford AvenueSonora95370(209) 532-1317
Western Sonoma County Historical Society261 So. Main St.Sebastopol(707) 481-3488
Wilmington Historical Society Website309 West Opp StreetWilmington90744(310) 835-8239

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