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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Frank Schaefer 1873 ~ 1917
This coffin plate for Frank Schaefer 1873 ~ 1917 was found in Maine USA.
I went and had a hunt for Frank Schaefer 1873 ~ 1917 in the 1880 ~ 1900 ~1910 United States Federal Census on Ancestry.com. I found several individuals of interest as you can see below. There are many thousands of genealogy entries for the Schaefer surname. If you want to have a look at them I have a link to a FREE TRIAL at Ancestry.com at the bottom of this page.
1880 United States Federal Census
Name Parents or spouse Home in 1880 (City,County,State) Est. Birth Year Birthplace Relation View Image
Schaefer Frank Schaefer, Maggie Schaefer Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH <1875> Ohio Son
Edna Schaefer Frank Schaefer, Catherine Schaefer Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH <1875> Ohio Daughter
Frank Schaefer John Schaefer, Lizzie Schaefer Hammond, Lake, IN <1873> Illinois Son
Frank Schaefer George A. Schaefer, Anna Schaefer Muscatine, Muscatine, IA <1874> Iowa Son
Frank Schaefer John Schaefer, Gertrude Schaefer Detroit, Wayne, MI <1875> Michigan Son
Frank Schaefer Saint Ferdinand, Saint Louis, MO <1873> Missouri Stepson
Frank Schaefer Frank Schaefer, Josephine Schaefer Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO <1874> Missouri Son
Frank Schaefer John Schaefer, Barbara Schaefer Buffalo, Erie, NY <1873> BAVARIA Son
Frank Schaefer John Schaefer, Mary Schaefer New York (Manhattan), New York City-Greater, NY <1873> CANADA Son
Frank Schaefer Laurence Schaefer, Mary Schaefer New York (Manhattan), New York City-Greater, NY <1873> New York Son
1900 United States Federal Census
Name, Home in 1900 (City,County,State) Estimated Birth Year, Birthplace, Race, Relation to Head-of-house.
Frank Schaefer Washington, Washington, District of Columbia abt 1873 Germany White Member
Frank Schaefer Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa abt 1874 Iowa White Head
Frank Schaefer Bronx, New York, New York abt 1872 New York White Head
Frank Schaefer Newburg Ward 6, Orange, New York abt 1872 New York White Son
Frank C Schaefer Cincinnati Ward 11, Hamilton, Ohio abt 1872 Ohio White Son
1910 United States Federal Census
Name, Home in 1910 (City,County,State) Estimated Birth Year, Birthplace, Race, Gender.
Frank Schaefer 16-Wd Buffalo, Erie, NY abt 1872 New York White Male
Frank Schaefer 6-Wd Buffalo, Erie, NY abt 1872 New York White Male
Frank Schaefer 24-Wd Brooklyn, Kings, NY abt 1872 New York White Male
Frank Schaefer 39-Wd Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA abt 1874 Pennsylvania White Male
Frank Schaefer 2-Wd Corpus Christi, Nueces, TX abt 1873 Texas White Male
Frank C Schaefer 15-Wd Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH abt 1872 Ohio White Male
Frank C Schaefer 24-Wd Cincinnati, Hamilton, OH abt 1872 Ohio White Male
Frank X Schaefer 2-Wd Muscatine, Muscatine, IA abt 1874 Iowa White Male
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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.