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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Frank W Ball 1858 ~ 1862
Frank W Ball
Died Dec 8th 1862
Aged 4 years
This coffin plate for Frank W Ball was submited by Thomas Roberts. Thanks Thomas.
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I went and had a hunt for Frank Ball in the 1860 United States Federal Census on Ancestry.com. I found several individuals of interest as you can see below. Their are many thousands of genealogy entries for the Ball surname. If you want to have a look at them I have a link to a Free Trial on Ancestry.com. Ancestry has more genealogy records than any site on the net and they often have free trials and special promotions.
1860 United States Federal Census
Name, Home in 1860, Age in 1860, Birth Year, Birthplace.
Frank E Ball, Bristol, Hartford, CT 1 abt 1859 Illinois
Frank Ball, Canton, Fulton, IL 1 abt 1859 Illinois
Frank Ball, Sebec, Piscataquis, ME 1 abt 1859
Frank A Ball, Boylston, Worcester, MA 1 abt 1859 Massachusetts
Frank Ball, Sandstone, Jackson, MI 2 abt 1858 Michigan
Frank H Ball, Grand Rapids Ward 2, Kent, MI 3 abt 1857 Michigan
Frank L Ball, Traverse, Nicollet, MN 2 abt 1858 Illinois
Frank W Ball, Winchester, Cheshire, NH 1 abt 1859 New Hampshire
Frank Ball, Berne, Albany, NY 3 abt 1857 New York
Frank Ball, Villenova, Chautauqua, NY 1 abt 1859 New York
Frank Ball, Marilla, Erie, NY 1 abt 1859 New York
Frank Ball, Lancaster, Erie, NY 10.12 abt 1859 New York
Frank Ball, Brooklyn, Cuyahoga, OH 10.12 abt 1859 Ohio
Frank Ball, Chester, Morrow, OH 1 abt 1859 Ohio
Frank Ball, Greensburg, Trumbull, OH 3 abt 1857 Ohio
Frank C Ball, Concord, Essex, VT 2 abt 1858 Vermont
Frank Ball, Sylvester, Green, WI 2 abt 1858 Wisconsin
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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.