The burial index presented here was copied from Appendix D. of the above-referenced
report. The report also included an appendix (Appendix E.) that had a list
of “known burials.” All of the information
here was copied by permission of The Presidio Archaeology Center (August
Dates were approximated based on available information (birth date, death date and age). Causes of death have been standardized for ease of reference (ie, modifiers such as “acute” or “chronic” were removed), vernacular and variable terms have been changed to standard terms (ie, “consumption” and “tubercle of lung” became “tuberculosis”), and archaic medical terms have been updated (ie, “carcinoma” became “cancer”).
SFDR = San Francisco Death Records,
SFPL = San Francisco Public Library,
NARA-SB = National Archives, San Bruno,
MHSA = Marine Hospital Service Autopsy,
SUP-RB = Sailors’Union of the Pacific Roll Books,
SUP-CF = Sailors’Union of the Pacific Member Card Files.
Likelihood Codes (from most to least):
BMHC = Recorded as being buried in the Marine Hospital Cemetery,
MH-NBR = Died in the Marine Hospital, no burial record,
MH-RN = Died Marine Hospital, no burial record, had relatives nearby who may have held funeral,
SF-NBR = Died in San Francisco, no burial record,
SF-RN = Died in San Francisco, no burial record, had relatives nearby who may have held funeral.