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Free Genealogy Birth & Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Abner Dunton 1786~1867
Died May 20. 1867
Aged 81 Yrs 5 Mos
Note: This coffin plate was found in Red Bluff, California. A lady wrote and told me that Abner was from Westport Island, ME. and that many mariners & sea captains were in that family. So I went and had a hunt in the 1860 United States Federal Census
Are you interested in the Dunton name in history? The Dunton Name in History
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1860 United States Federal Census
Name, Home in 1860
(City,County,State) Age in 1860, Birth Year, Birthplace.
Abner Dunton Hope, Knox, ME 52 abt 1808 Maine
Abner F Dunton Hope, Knox, ME 10 abt 1850 Maine
Abner Dunton Woolwich, Sagadahoc, ME 48 abt 1812 Maine
Abner Dunton Lincolnville, Waldo, ME 30 abt 1830 Maine
Abner Dunton Lincolnville, Waldo, ME 75 abt 1785 Maine
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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!
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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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