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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Peter Banta 1866 ~ 1889
Died June 3rd 1889
Aged 23 years 2 months 25 days
This coffin plate for Peter Banta 1866 ~ 1889 was found in Danbury,CT United States. Submited by Thomas Roberts. Thanks Thomas.
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I went and had a hunt for Peter Banta 1866 ~ 1889 in the 1870 United States Federal Census on Ancestry.com. I found several individuals of interest as you can see below. There are many thousands of genealogy entries for the Banta surname. If you want to have a look at them I have a link to a FREE TRIAL at Ancestry.com at the bottom of this page.
1870 United States Federal Census
Name, Home in 1870 (City, County, State) Estimated Birth Year, Birthplace, Race, Gender.
Peter J Banta Franklin, Johnson, IN abt 1822 Kentucky White Male
Peter Banta Noble, Noble, IN abt 1828 Ohio White Male
Peter M Banta Carlisle, Nicholas, KY abt 1852 Kentucky White Male
Peter F Banta Grand River, Cass, MO abt 1854 Kentucky White Male
Peter T Banta Hohokus, Bergen, NJ abt 1831 New Jersey White Male
Peter Banta Washington, Bergen, NJ abt 1819 New Jersey White Male
Peter R Banta Washington, Bergen, NJ abt 1865 New Jersey White Male
Peter Banta Jersey City Ward 11, Hudson, NJ abt 1815 New Jersey White Male
Peter A Banta Rahway Ward 2, Union, NJ abt 1819 New Jersey White Male
Peter Banta Rahway Ward 3, Union, NJ abt 1838 New York White Male
Peter Banta Amsterdam, Montgomery, NY abt 1809 New York White Male
Peter Banta New York Ward 17 District 20 (2nd Enum), New York, NY abt 1830 New York !! Male
Peter Banta White Plains, Westchester, NY abt 1810 New York White Male
Peter Banta Butler, Darke, OH abt 1858 Ohio White Male
Peter V Banta Butler, Darke, OH abt 1815 Ohio White Male
Peter Banta Staunton, Miami, OH abt 1809 Ohio White Male
Peter D Banta Turtlecreek, Warren, OH abt 1800 Ohio White Male
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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.