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San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society Presents San Francisco’s Own Norton I, Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico

Sunday, November 15, 2015 1:30–3:00 p.m. Rhoda Goldman Plaza 2180 Post Street San Francisco, CA 94115 (parking information available at http://www.jewishgen.org/sfbajgs/calendar.html) A Jewish businessman originally from England and South Africa, Joshua Abraham Norton arrived in San Francisco in 1849 with … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to California From FamilySearch

FamilySearch has posted over a million new records on line from San Francisco covering the years 1824 to 1997. Although they are not indexed (this might provide some future projects) they are available to browse. The site describes the collection … Continue reading

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