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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of George D Raymond 1814 ~ 1891
George D Raymond
Died March 31, 1891
Aged 77 yrs 5 mos
This coffin plate for George D Raymond 1814 ~ 1891 was found in Corry, Pennsylvania.
I went and had a hunt for George D Raymond 1814 ~ 1891 in the 1880 United States Federal Census on Ancestry.com. I found several individuals of interest as you can see below. I think te George in Sullivan, Moultrie, IL may be the one we are looking for. There are many thousands of genealogy entries for the Raymond 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
1880 United States Federal Census
Name, Parent or spouse names, Home in 1880
(City,County,State) Birth Year, Birthplace, Relation.
Geo. L. Raymond, Lydia Thurston, WA abt 1816 N BRUNSWICK Self
George Raymond, Westminster, Worcester, MA abt 1816 Massachusetts Something other than a direct relationship
George Raymond, Betsy R Stowe, Lamoille, VT abt 1812 Vermont Self
George E. Raymond, Siloam Pomfret, Windsor, VT abt 1814 Vermont Self
George W. Raymond, Norwalk, Fairfield, CT abt 1816 Connecticut Self
George Raymond, Susan A. Sullivan, Moultrie, IL abt 1814 New York Self
George E. Raymond, Falls, Cerro Gordo, IA abt 1814 New York Brother
George B. Raymond, Louisa A. Bordentown, Burlington, NJ abt 1815 New York Self
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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.