Passenger Lists: San Francisco 1800s


SS Northerner

Arrive San Francisco

January 1, 1852
SS Northerner
Captain H. Randall
From Panama


Alta California


Friday, January 2, 3 p.m.
Frightful Casualty in New York City - Trial of Mr. Thrasher, at Havana - Democratic Caucus at Washington City - Later from the Far West - Famine on the shores of Lake Superior, &c. &c. &c.

The P.M.S. Co. steamship Northerner, Capt. Randall, arrived at her wharf at 10 o'clock last evening, bringing passengers and dates to the 1st December, from New York. The following is a record of the Northerner's trip, furnished by Purser Meyer:

Sailed from Panama 11 P.M., Dec. 18th; passed P.M.S. Golden Gate at 4:30 P.M. 25 miles east of Quibe Island on the 17th; arrived at Acapulco, 8 A.M. 23rd Dec.; found steamship Republic in a leaky condition, passengers on shore; the leak was discovered and stopped before our leaving, but was detained by request of passengers to be accompanied by steamer Panama, which was hourly expected. The screw steamer McKim was in port coaling, to sail as soon as coaled; she had a full load of passengers.

Left Acapulco at 5 P.M. the 23d inst.; at 10:30 same day passed steamer Panama, bound in; on the 24th, at 4 P.M., saw screw steamer Monumental City bound down. At 11:30P.M. on the 30th De. Arrived at San Diego; found steamer Gold Hunter coaling; she left half an hour after our arrival. AT 10:30 left for San Diego; passed steamer Gold Hunter in Santa Barbara channel 4 P.M. At 12-1/2 P.M. arrived at Monterey, sailed at 1 P.M. 14 days, 20 hours from Panama. Departed Panama at 11:00 p.m. on December 16, 1851.

The Northerner was detained at Panama in consequence of a freshet on the Chagres River, which prevented the mails and passengers crossing in the usual time. The freshet caused much loss of property at Cruces and other towns on the river. The Northerner experienced head winds and gales of wind for three days after leaving Cape St. Lucas; but has made the run through inside of fifteen days.


111 packages of merchandise.


Adams, D. W.
Alber, E. O.
Albertson, J.
Aldrich, C. P.
Allen, A. B.
Allen, S. A.
Anderson, E. M.
Anderson, H.
Andrews, G. E. and lady
Andrews, S.
Andrews, W.
Arelick, F.
Arelick, L.
Ash, D.
Ashbeck, G. W. P.
Babcock, V.
Bachellor, E. A.
Badgley, T.
Bakee, J.
Baker, N.
Baldwin, A.
Baldwin, J. M.
Baldwin, R. B.
Bates, E.
Baxter, I.
Beal, W. C.
Beals, L. and lady
Beals, Mrs.
Beers, E. W.
Beers, J. W.
Beesen, J. S.
Beesen, W. H.
Berrin, D.
Best, Mr., wife and daughter
Bigelow, P.K.
Billord, E.
Birchen, Mrs.
Birkhead, W. R.
Blake, G. T.
Blaney, J.
Blyth, J.
Bope, Mr., lady and servant
Bourdrento, J.
Bradford, L. M.
Bradford, Mr.
Bradley, J. F.
Brai ier, H.
Brandy, M.
Brant, J.
Brazer, H. H.
Brazier, G.
Britton, M. O.
Brogan, M.
Brogan, M., Jr.
Brons, A.
Brown, J. K.
Brown, Mrs. and servant
Brown, W. L.
Burdett, H.
Burgin, C. Madden (or C. Madden Or C. Madden and Burgin )
Burnes, W.
Burr, E.C.
Byrnes, R.
Callahan, M.
Campbell, C.
Carr, C. D.
Carr, C. E.
Carr, G.
Carr, J. B.
Carter, F.
Carter, S. H.
Castle, Mrs.
Caverly, J.
Chandler, R.
Chase, S.
Chase, Simeon
Cheerrick, D. C.
Child, J.
Childs, George A.
Choppe, R.
Christopher, Mr. and wife
Church, H.
Churchill, A.
Clark, Mr.
Clay, J.
Cochran, M. S.
Cofran, H. S.
Colby, O.
Cole, D. R.
Coleby, W.
Colins, P.
Collins, S.
Con, N. J.
Conklin, E.
Conkright, H. H. (Coukright)
Conkright, Miss (Coukright)
Conner, F.
Cook, C. W.
Corbitt, Miss Mann
Couell, F.
Couril, J. S.
Cox, F.
Cox, W.
Cracken, R. H. M.
Crane, O.
Crockett, D.
Curran, H.
Curran, J.
Cutts, C. B.
Daniels, W.
Davidson, J.
Davis, J.
Delius, A. J., USA
Deveraux, W.
Dickey, J. J.
Dinsmore, A.
Dobbinson, H.D.
Dodge, P.
Donald, J.
Donnelly, W.
Doran, John
Doran, Mrs.
Doubleday, H.
Dow, V. P.
Doyle, M.
Drew, M. C.
Dugan, M. W.
Dugan, P. H.
Eastman, E.
Eaton, C. J. and lady
Eaton, R.
Edgar, J., lady and child
Elder, I.
Elliott, E.
Elliott, W. D.
Ellsworth, A.
Ellsworth, J.
Enisk, D. B. (Euisk )
Ensign, A. M.
Evans, H.
Fabrick, J.A.
Fabris, E.N.
Faring, J.
Farley, M.
Figelstock. S.
Filkin, J. H.
Fine, V.
Fish, P.
Fitzpatrick, J.
Fiuascome, E.
Flashley, W.
Flood, R.
Flunler, E.
Forbes, A. J.
Fredericks, G. B.
Fredericks, H.
French, D.
French, F. P.
Frend, J.
Frisbee, B.
Frost, O.M.
Fry, G. F.
Fuller, E. R.
Fuller, I. F.
Fulton, J.
Furry, Mrs. and child
Gallagher, C., lady and 3 children
Gallagher, C. L., lady and 3 children
Gamage, Sam
Garcia, G.
Garland, F. A.
Garland, G.
Garland, John
Gartell, C. H.
George, D.
Gibson, Lewis and lady
Gibson, Miss and servant
Glasscock, F. H.
Gleason, J.
Goodwin, J.
Gorum, J.
Gove, J. T.
Grand, J. M.
Greene, E. J.
Griffin, C. and wife
Griffin, C. H.
Griffin, Dr., USsMA
Griffin, J. and wife
Griswold, J.
Groudy, L.
Hale, F. E.
Hall, S.
Hamer, J.C.
Hammond, M.
Hansome, H.
Hanson, O.
Hart, E.
Hatch, J.
Hawkins, F.
Hawkins, T.
Heiser, C.
Heiser, W.
Henderson, E.
Hickman, L.
Hickman, W.
Hill, E. B.
Hinchman, W.
Hobson, Mrs. M.
Hogan, John
Honingsberger, H.
Hopkins, E. P.
Hopkins, S.
Horn, J.
Horn, L.
Horn, P.
Houghton, F.
Howard, P.
Howes, E.
Humphrey, S.
Hunman, M.
Hurd, J.
Hussman, H.
Hutchins, C. E.
Hutchins, J.
Ingram, F.
Jackson, A.
Jackson, S. B.
James, G.
Jenness, J. H.
John, T.
Johns, A.
Johns, S.
Johnson, W.
Jones, J.
Jones, M. E.
Kashow, D. H.
Kayser, C. (Keyser)
Keller, John, wife and child
Kelly, Mrs.
Kelly, Mrs.
Kelsey, G. W.
Kemble, C. C.
Kennedy, S.
Kent, Samuel
Kidder, R. T.
King, J. E. and lady
Kittendye, F. A.
Kittendye, Mrs.
Kittridge, H. G.
Knowls, C.
Kohler, J.
Kohn, D.
LaCruz, J. M.
Ladell, Mrs.
Lambert, G.
Lane, R.
Laphan, W.
Lark, Dr.
Lawe, L.
Leary, L.
Lee, C.
Levi, J.
Levi, S.
Linsman, D.
Lipen, F.
Lorensen, J. R.
Lowe, L. I.
Lowrey, George
Lyne, C.
Lyons, C.
MacCasland, F.D.
Mace, F.
Madagan, Mrs.
Manly, Z.
Market, A.
Martin, J.
Martin, J.
Matthews, J.
Mayall, J.
McCallock, H.
McCan, J.
McCoy, D.
McGan, George
McGran, P.
McGunaugle, W. (McGuanangle )
McKenzie, S. D.
McLaren, D. F.
McMahon, W.
McManus, Pat
McMaury, W.
McPherson, F.
Meighan, M.
Mercy, J. P.
Messermith (note no "s" in Messersmith )
Meyer, R.
Miller, B.
Miller, James
Miller, Mr. and lady
Miller, Mr. and lady
Mills, G.
Minturn, Edward
Mitchell, D.
Mitchell, I.
Mitchell, J. E.
Mitchell, S.
Monroe, D.
Montgomery, E. W.
Montgomery, R.
Moon, D. C.
Moore, B. W.
Morgan, J. H.
Morrell, S.
Morrell, W. B.
Morrell, W. H.
Mosey, S. P.
Mower, W.
Munson, P., lady and daughter
Murphy, J.
Nash, P.
Nevill, John
Nevill, Mrs.
Newell, W. H.
Nicoll, William
Nockins, Mrs. F.
Norbrow, D. L.
Noyes, W. F. A.
Odgen, M. (Ogden)
Ogden, E. G.
Oley, P.
Oley, W.
Oriat, S. F.
Osmer, C.
Ostrand, L.
Otis, H.
Ousley, E.
Ovendir, J.
Overmeyer, J. N.
Palmer, H.
Palmer, J. B.
Parks, T.
Parnell, E.
Parnell, M.
Parnell, Miss
Parnell, Mrs.
Parsons, F.
Peholster, Mr.
Peirce, J. H. (Pierce )
Perrin, Mrs.
Petty, B. and wife
Phillips, I.
Phillipson, G.
Pike, C.
Pilsbury, F. W.
Porter, G. A.
Potter, J. W.
Purda, J. E. (Parda )
Rackleft, A.
Radd, J.
Ramsell, J.
Ramsey, J. A.
Randall, M.
Randolph, M.
Ray, J. L.
Reed, T. Y.
Reeve, Mr., lady and child
Regan, T.E.
Rendrick, T.G.
Richards, I.
Richardson, J. J.
Riker, A. W.
Ripley, J. M.
Ritchings, C.
Robbins, D.
Rodgers, J.
Rodgers, W.
Rodgin, W.
Rogers J. L.
Romer, W. J.
Roper, M.
Ross, R.
Rowland, S.
Roylan, P.
Ryan, J. J.
Ryder, J.
Sanford, E.
Sanford, J.
Saunders, J. and friend
Saunders, L.
Senkie, A.
Senkie, Mrs.
Sharp, George
Sharp, Henry
Sheldon, Mr.
Shoale, J.
Skinner, C.
Skinner, E. C.
Smith, E. J.
Smith, E. P.
Smith, M.
Solon, A. and wife
Southard, N.
Spencer, A.
Sprague, C.
Springer, R. F.
Sprowl, E. M.
Stanton, C. H.
Starr, Henry
Stephens, S.
Stevens, B.
Stevens, C. C.
Stevens, George
Stevens, R. J.
Stevenson, S.
Stonchmner, B.
Stone, C. H.
Stone, H.
Stone, P.
Stork, Mrs. C. and infant
Stuart, Miss
Stuart, Mrs.
Sturr, J. J.
Sullivan, A., wife and 3 children
Sullivan, T.
Surtliff, S.
Sweeney, C.
Sweeney, D.
Sweeney, T.
Tarleton, B.
Taylor, J.
Taylor, J.
Tevis, R.
Thomas, J.
Thompson, G.
Thompson, G.
Thompson, J.
Thompson, R.
Thompson, W.
Thompson, W.
Thompson, Z.
Timhoth, J.
Tofts, W.
Townsend, Captain, USA
Townsend, Judge, and servant
Valentine, O.
Valentine, R.
Van Buren, Hon. T. B.
Varney, H. J.
Venwalier, Mr. (Venwalter )
Wagner, B.
Wagner, D.
Wakeman, F. O.
Ward, Frank
Watson, R. T.
Wcel, H. R. (Weel , Woel )
Weaver, F.
Wellington, H.
Welsh, P., lady and 5 children
West, G.
West, N.
West, N.
White, C. L.
White, E. F.
White, H.
White, J.
White, J.S.
Whiterman, C.
Whittern, M.
Wilkinson, J.
Willett, J. F.
Williams, E.
Williams, J.
Williams, J.
Williams, John
Williams, N. Y.
Williams, W. W.
Wilson, E.
Wilson, W. and friend
Wingate, A. M.
Wisely, J.
Wisner, F.
Wolden, R.
Wood, F.
Woodruff, I.
Woodruff, J. W.
Worden, Dr. and niece
Wraughmann, G.
Wright, G. G.
Wright, Mrs.
Young, A.
Zenar, J.
Zimmerman, J. D.

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