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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Ada L Baker 1842~1865

The Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Ada L Baker 1842~1865

Ada L Baker
Died Feb 11th 1865
Aged 23 Yrs 5 Mos 26 Days

This coffin plate for Ada L Baker 1842~1865 was found in the USA. Submited by Thomas Roberts. Thanks Thomas.

I went and had a hunt for Ada L Baker 1842~1865 in the 1860 United States Federal Census on I found several individuals of interest as you can see below.

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Are you interested in the Baker name in history? The Baker Name in History is a customized book offering a unique blend of fascinating facts, statistics and commentary about the Baker name. The book is part of a series of family name books in the Our Name in History collection.

There are many thousands of genealogy entries for the Baker surname. If you want to have a look at them I have a link to a FREE TRIAL at at the bottom of this page.

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1860 United States Federal Census

Name, Home in 1860 (City,County,State) Age in 1860, Birth Year, Birthplace, Gender. View

Ada Baker Richland, St Francis, AR 2 abt 1858 Alaska Female
Ada Baker Prairie, Washington, AR 15 abt 1845 Indiana Female
Ada Baker Not Stated, Shasta, CA 13 abt 1847 New York Female
Ada Baker Suisun, Solano, CA 2 abt 1858 Ill Female
Ada Baker Key West, Monroe, FL 2 abt 1858 Florida Female
Ada Baker Selby, Bureau, IL 8.12 abt 1859 Illinois Female
Ada Baker Owen, Winnebago, IL 3 abt 1857 Illinois Female
Ada Baker Tipton, Tipton, IN 9 abt 1851 Pennsylvania Female
Ada Baker Polk, Marion, IA 5 abt 1855 Iowa Female
Ada L Baker Chelsea, Kennebec, ME 6 abt 1854 Maine Female
Ada Baker Caratunk Plantation, Somerset, ME 3 abt 1857 Maine Female
Ada Baker Ellicott, Howard, MD 14 abt 1846 Maryland Female
Ada H Baker Yarmouth, Barnstable, MA 6 abt 1854 Massachusetts Female
Ada H Baker Dennis, Barnstable, MA 1 abt 1859 Massachusetts Female
Ada B Baker Harwich, Barnstable, MA 1 abt 1859 Massachusetts Female
Ada Baker Boston Ward 8, Suffolk, MA 14 abt 1846 Massachusetts Female
Ada F Baker Chelsea, Suffolk, MA 7 abt 1853 Massachusetts Female
Ada E Baker Templeton, Worcester, MA 8 abt 1852 Massachusetts Female
Ada Baker Royalston, Worcester, MA 5 abt 1855 Massachusetts Female
Ada Baker Napoleon, Jackson, MI 5 abt 1855 Michigan Female
Ada A Baker Schoolcraft, Kalamazoo, MI 3 abt 1857 Michigan Female
Ada Baker Manchester Ward 2, Hillsborough, NH 1 abt 1859 New Hampshire Female
Ada Baker New Hudson, Allegany, NY 2 abt 1858 New York Female
Ada Baker Andover, Allegany, NY 6.12 abt 1859 New York Female
Ada Baker Colesville, Broome, NY 69 abt 1791 New York Female
Ada L Baker Southport, Chemung, NY 6 abt 1854 New York Female
Ada S Baker Champlain, Clinton, NY 4 abt 1856 New York Female
Ada Baker Walton, Delaware, NY 27 abt 1833 New York Female
Ada Baker New York Ward 11 District 9, New York, NY 4 abt 1856 New York Female
Ada B Baker Hermon, Saint Lawrence, NY 2 abt 1858 New York Female
Ada Baker Canton, Saint Lawrence, NY 10.12 abt 1859 New York Female
Ada Baker Dryden, Tompkins, NY 1 abt 1859 New York Female
Ada F Baker Fort Ann, Washington, NY 3 abt 1857 New York Female
Ada Baker Gainesville, Wyoming, NY 2 abt 1858 New York Female
Ada H Baker Salisbury, Meigs, OH 1 abt 1859 Ohio Male
Ada R Baker Adamsville, Muskingum, OH 2 abt 1858 Ohio Female
Ada M Baker Clarksville, Mercer, PA 15 abt 1845 Pennsylvania Female
Ada Baker Columbus, Warren, PA 4 abt 1856 Pennsylvania Female
Ada N Baker Hempfield, Westmoreland, PA 4 abt 1856 Pennsylvania Female
Ada C Baker Unity, Westmoreland, PA 29 abt 1831 Pennsylvania Female
Ada Baker Clinton, Wyoming, PA 8 abt 1852 Pennsylvania Female
Ada E Baker Not Stated, Harrison, VA 10.12 abt 1859 Virginia Female

I also had a hunt in the 1850 United States Federal Census

Name, Home in 1850 (City,County,State) Estimated Birth Year, Birth Place.

Ada Baker Not Stated, Marion, SC abt 1833 Marion
Ada Baker Granby, Oswego, NY abt 1841 Canada
Ada Baker Nelson, Madison, NY abt 1792 Connecticut
Ada E Baker Boston Ward 9, Suffolk, MA abt 1846 Massachusetts
Ada M Baker Delaware, Mercer, PA abt 1844 Pennsylvania
Ada M Baker Plainfield, Windham, CT abt 1849 Connecticut

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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.

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