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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Joseph L Seavey 1799 ~ 1860
Joseph L Seavey
Died March ? 1860
Aged 61 years ? mos
This coffin plate for Joseph L Seavey 1799 ~ 1860 was found in the USA. Submited by Jenny.
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I went and had a hunt for Joseph L Seavey in the 1850 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 Seavey 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.
1850 United States Federal Census
Name Home in 1850
(City,County,State) Estimated Birth Year Birth Place View Image
Joseph H Seavey Alexandria, Grafton, NH abt 1827 New Hampshire
Joseph Seavey Pelham, Hillsborough, NH abt 1807 New Hampshire
Joseph Seavey Cushing, Lincoln, ME abt 1803 Maine
Joseph Seavey Unity, Waldo, ME abt 1777 New Hampshire
Joseph Seavey Tamworth, Carroll, NH abt 1849 New Hampshire
Joseph Seavey Tamworth, Carroll, NH abt 1807 New Hampshire
Joseph Seavey Rye, Rockingham, NH abt 1840 New Hampshire
Joseph Seavey Crawford, Washington, ME abt 1797 Maine
Joseph L Seavey Rye, Rockingham, NH abt 1800 New Hampshire
Joseph M Seavey Crawford, Washington, ME abt 1832 Maine
Joseph M Seavey Tuftonboro, Carroll, NH abt 1850 New Hampshire
Joseph M Seavey Tuftonboro, Carroll, NH abt 1788 New Hampshire
Joseph T Seavey Cushing, Lincoln, ME abt 1833 Maine
Joseph W Seavey Rochester, Strafford, NH abt 1849 New Hampshire
Joseph W Seavey Rye, Rockingham, NH abt 1808 New Hampshire
Joshua R Seavey Charlestown, Middlesex, MA abt 1798 New Hampshire
Josiah Seavey Shaler, Allegheny, PA abt 1849 Pennsylvania
Josiah Seavey Shaler, Allegheny, PA abt 1795 Massachusetts
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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.