Saturday, December 17, 2011

Society Saturday - New Coroner's Volume Released


This post has been updated to include a sample page from Book 13.

Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that Book 13 of the 20 books in the Sacramento County Coroner's Records Collection has now been published as Volume 6. When completed, the entire collection will cover 1887 - 1969.


Sample page from Book 13, click to enlarge

Book 13 is titled Coroner's Register - Indexed and covers January 1935 through December 1940.  Information extracted consists of Surname, Given Name, Date of Death, Place of Death, Sex, Nativity, Age, Marital Status, Cause of Death, Inquest Date, and Remarks. This information provides valuable clues for the family history researcher.

Root Cellar volunteers extracted and indexed these records from original books of the Coroner's Office of Sacramento County held at the Center for Sacramento History and acquired through the efforts of the Sacramento Old City Cemetery Committee.
Book Description:
  • Alphabetical Index of  2,714 names and extractions
  • 8½" x 11" soft cover
  • 240 pages
  • $20.00 plus tax, shipping and handling
Orders may be placed by using the Publications Order Form on the Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society website at www.rootcellar.org.   Inquiries may be sent to rootcellarsgs@gmail.com.

Society Saturday is just one of the blogging themes suggested on Geneabloggers.  You can show-off your ancestors here by sending a short story and photo to rootcellarsgs@gmail.com

posted by Denise Hibsch Richmond

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