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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Sue E Smith 1852 ~ 1882
Sue E Smith
Died Jan 31 1882
Aged 30 yrs 4 mos 11 ds
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I went and had a hunt for Sue E Smith in the 1880 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 Smith 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.
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Name, Parent or spouse names, Home in 1880
(City,County,State) Birth Year, Birthplace
Sue Smith Abram New York City, New York, New York abt 1848 Pennsylvania
Sue E. Smith George E.,
Margaret W. West Indiana, Indiana, Pennsylvania abt 1848 Pennsylvania
Sue Smith Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky abt 1850 Kentucky
Sue Smith Helena, Phillips, Arkansas abt 1851 Mississippi Self )
Sue M. Smith J. Liberty, Macon, Missouri abt 1851 Ohio
Sue Smith Beat 6, Madison, Alabama abt 1852 Georgia Self
Sue Smith Porter R. Kirksville, Adair, Missouri abt 1852 Missouri
Sue Smith Canton, Madison, Mississippi abt 1853 Mississippi
Sue Smith Mary E. Thompsons, Robeson, North Carolina abt 1853 South Carolina
Sue E. Smith Fenter, Hot Spring, Arkansas abt 1854 Alabama
Sue Smith John Courtney, Grimes, Texas abt 1855 Tex
Sue Smith Canton, Madison, Mississippi abt 1855 Mississippi
Sue Smith Sleepy Hollow, Aiken, South Carolina abt 1855 South Carolina
Sue Smith William White Oak, Onslow, North Carolina abt 1855 North Carolina
Sue Smith S. R. Shawneetown, Gallatin, Illinois abt 1856 Illinois
Sue Smith Pleasant Hill, Saline, Nebraska abt 1856 Indiana
Sue Smith William Head Quarters, Nicholas, Kentucky abt 1857 Kentucky
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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.