US, California, San Joaquin County—Obituary Index File, 1850–1991

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Skill Level: Beginning

  • This project is recommended for new volunteers who are still becoming familiar with the indexing process and system.

Characteristics and Description

  • This project is an index of obituary information on cards.
  • Some cards have typed information only, some cards have a newspaper clipping of an obituary, and some cards have typed information and a newspaper clipping of the obituary.
  • Most cards include the date the obituary was published in a newspaper.
  • Each batch contains up to 25 images.

Additional Information

How to Help with This Project

  • If you have not already done so, you must register as an indexing volunteer. To register and download and install the indexing program, click here for the indexing home page. Click on Get Started, and follow the instructions on the page.
  • After you register, click the Begin Indexing link on the indexing home page, and sign in to the indexing program with your user name and password. Then click the Download Batch button, and select this project name from the list. To see the project name on the list, you may need to select Show all projects at the top of the Download Batch window.