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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Charles Diven Glenn
Charles Diven Glenn
Aged 5 yrs, 5 mos, 24 days,
This coffin plate for Charles Diven Glenn was found in California USA. Submited by Thomas Roberts. Thanks Thomas.
I went and had a hunt for Glenns in the 1900 United States Federal Census for Penn on Ancestry.com. I found several individuals of interest as you can see below.
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There are many thousands of genealogy entries for the Glenn surname. If you want to have a look at them I have a link to a I suggest using the Free Trial on Ancestry.com
1900 United States Federal Census
Name, Parent or spouse names, Home in 1900
(City,County,State) Birth Year, Birthplace, Race Relation.
Edward Glenn Catherine Pittsburgh Ward 8, Allegheny, Pennsylvania abt 1873 Pennsylvania White Head
Edward J Glenn Theresa Pittsburgh Ward 19, Allegheny, Pennsylvania abt 1875 Pennsylvania White Head
Edward Glenn Daisy West Sunbury, Butler, Pennsylvania abt 1876 Pennsylvania White Head
Edward G Glenn Andrew C,
Rachael Boggs, Centre, Pennsylvania abt 1887 Pennsylvania White Son
Edward Glenn Samuel,
Priscilla College, Centre, Pennsylvania abt 1880 Pennsylvania White Son
Edward P Glenn Margaret E Limestone, Clarion, Pennsylvania abt 1858 Pennsylvania White Head
Edward A Glenn Clara M Renovo, Clinton, Pennsylvania abt 1855 Pennsylvania White Head
Edward Glenn Charley,
Almedia Perry, Greene, Pennsylvania abt 1894 Pennsylvania White Son
Edward Glenn Nicholas T,
Mary Philadelphia Ward 26, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania abt 1877 Pennsylvania White Son
Edward Glenn Philadelphia Ward 31, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania abt 1891 Pennsylvania White Son
Charles Diven Glenn – Aged 5 yrs, 5 mos, & 24 dys”. “Charles Diven Glenn – Son of Edward A. and Clara M. Glenn – Born 9/30/84 – Died 3/24/90 – Fairview Cemetary – Renovo, PA”. Photographer is “Bergstresser” of Renovo, Pa.
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Coffin plates often contain birth and death dates, and sometimes the place of birth or the occupation of a deceased person.
While not technically a true vital record, coffin plates can be seen as a substitute for vital records or at the least a good clue. In the case of people who died before civil registration it might be one of the few written records genealogists will find in their hunt for that brick wall ancestor!
If you want to know more about what things qualify as a true Vital Records there is a good article at the Olive Tree.
Remember when searching for Coffin Plates on the net they are sometimes referred to as Coffin Plaques, Casket plates or Casket Plaques.