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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Lydia A Orr
Lydia A Orr
Age 59 years
This coffin plate for Lydia A Orr was submited by Dave Orr. Thanks Dave.
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I went and had a hunt for Lydia A Orr in the 1870 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 Orr 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.
1870 United States Federal Census
Name, Home in 1870, Birth Year, Birthplace.
Lydia Orr, Roberts, Hall, GA abt 1816 Georgia
Lydia Orr, Antioch, Lake, IL abt 1840 Massachusetts
Lydia Orr, Avon, Lake, IL abt 1844 Ohio
Lydia Orr, Henry, Marshall, IL abt 1827 Ohio
Lydia Orr, Henry, Marshall, IL abt 1853 Ohio
Lydia A Orr, Pittsfield, Pike, IL abt 1839 Illinois
Lydia Orr, Canoe Creek, Rock Island, IL abt 1852 Illinois
Lydia Orr, Center, La Porte, IN abt 1854 Indiana
Lydia A Orr, Ward 10, Franklin, LA abt 1858 Louisiana
Lydia A Orr, Township 12, Aroostook, ME abt 1867 Maine
Lydia P Orr, Jay, Franklin, ME abt 1823 Maine
Lydia A Orr, Topsham, Sagadahoc, ME abt 1825 Maine
Lydia A Orr, Attleboro, Bristol, MA abt 1857 Rhode Island
Lydia A Orr, Clinton, Worcester, MA abt 1846 Massachusetts
Lydia Orr, Monroe, Daviess, MO abt 1861 Missouri
Lydia Orr, Oswego Ward 4, Oswego, NY abt 1858 Canada
Lydia A Orr, Tuscarora, Steuben, NY abt 1848 New York
Lydia Orr, Hanover, Columbiana, OH abt 1835 Ohio
Lydia Orr, Spencer, Hamilton, OH abt 1832 Ohio
Lydia Orr, Perry, Tuscarawas, OH abt 1840 Ohio
Lydia Orr, Altoona Ward 1, Blair, PA abt 1857 Pennsylvania
Lydia E Orr, Greenwood, Perry, PA abt 1868 Iowa
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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.