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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of William Lounsbury
Aged 86 years
This coffin plate for William Lounsbury was found in New York. Submited by Thomas Roberts. Thanks Thomas. This coffin plate has no date but we can tell from the style that William died 1870 to 1900.
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I went and had a hunt for William Lounsbury in the 1860 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 Lounsbury 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.
1860 United States Federal Census
Name, Home in 1860, Age in 1860, Birth Year, Birthplace.
William Lounsbury New Canaan, Fairfield, CT 4 abt 1856 Connecticut
William Lounsbury Stamford, Fairfield, CT 34 abt 1826 Connecticut
William H Lounsbury Stamford, Fairfield, CT 19 abt 1841 New York
Wm H Lounsbury Bethany, New Haven, CT 44 abt 1816 Connecticut
Wm Lounsbury Chicago Ward 3, Cook, IL 25 abt 1835 New York
William Lounsbury Rensselaerville, Albany, NY 54 abt 1806
Wm H Lounsbury Port Crane, Broome, NY 42 abt 1818 New York
William Lounsbury Elmira, Chemung, NY 13 abt 1847 New York
Wm M Lounsbury Brooklyn Ward 9 District 1, Kings, NY 11 abt 1849 New York
William Lounsbury Lockport, Niagara, NY 1 abt 1859 New York
Wm Lounsbury Newburgh, Orange, NY 3 abt 1857 New York
William A Lounsbury Carmel, Putnam, NY 12 abt 1848 New York
William Lounsbury Seneca Falls, Seneca, NY 60 abt 1800 New York
William Lounsbury Thompson, Sullivan, NY 15 abt 1845 Connecticut
William Lounsbury Kingston, Ulster, NY 2 abt 1858 New York
William Lounsbury Summit, Waukesha, WI 10 abt 1850 New York
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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.