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Free Genealogy Birth & Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Henry Chanler 1843~1898
Died June 1, 1898
Aged 55 Yrs, 10 Mos
Note: This coffin plate was found in South Shore, Mass.
I went and had a hunt for Henry Chanler in the 1870 and 1880 United States Federal Census on Ancestry.com I found a few people of intrest as you can see below.
1870 United States Federal Census
Name, Home in 1870 (City, County, State) Estimated Birth Year, Birthplace, Race, Gender.
Henry Chanler Attapulgus, Decatur, GA abt 1856 Georgia Colored Male
Henry Chanler Fredericksburg, Chickasaw, IA abt 1809 Massachusetts White Male
Henry Chanler High Point, Decatur, IA abt 1844 Ohio White Male
Henry F Chanler District 1, Lyon, KY abt 1868 Kentucky White Male
Henry Chanler Police Beat 2, Oktibbeha, MS abt 1850 Mississippi Colored Male
Henry Chanler Philadelphia Ward 5 Dist 14 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, PA abt 1865 Male
1880 United States Federal Census
Name, Parents or spouse Home in 1880(City,County,State) Est.
Birth Year, Birthplace, Relation.
Henry Chanler Halloca, Chattahoochee, GA <1805> South Carolina Self
Henry C. Chanler John Chanler,
Margret J. Chanler Harts Creek, Lincoln, WV <1863> Virginia Son
Henry Chanler India A. Chanler District 624, Fayette, GA <1859> Georgia Self
India A. Chanler Henry Chanler District 624, Fayette, GA <1861> Georgia Wife
Nora Chanler Henry Chanler,
India A. Chanler District 624, Fayette, GA <1876> Georgia Daughter
John H. Chanler Henry Chanler,
India A. Chanler District 624, Fayette, GA <1879> Georgia Son
Henry Chanler Elizabeth Chanler Paterson, Passaic, NJ <1859> Connecticut Self
Elizabeth Chanler Henry Chanler Paterson, Passaic, NJ <1860> New Jersey Wife
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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.