My ancestral cousin Max JACOBS, son of Samuel Jacobs and Ernestine (Esther)
ROTHOLZ, was born in 1862 in San Francisco. I have been unable to find any
record of his birth and would welcome suggestions as to where to look.
California became a state in 1850. Are there any official government birth
records for San Francisco in 1862? The FHL catalogue does not appear to have
I understand the Magnes Museum has some synagogue archives >from this era. As
the family was orthodox, I am hoping there might be a record of brit millahs.
Does anyone know if such records exist?