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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Betsey L Drew 1798 ~1854
Betsey L Drew
Born Oct 7th 1798
Died Sept 20 1854
This coffin plate was found in North Carolina. I went and had a peek at the 1850 United States Federal Census on Ancestry.com to see if I could find Betsey.
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1850 United States Federal Census
Name, Home in 1850 (City,County,State) Estimated Birth Year, Birth Place.
Betsey Drew, Alton, Belknap, NH abt 1802 New Hampshire
Betsey Drew, Pulteney, Steuben, NY abt 1796 New York
Betsey Drew, Bangor, Penobscot, ME abt 1795 New Hampshire
Betsey Drew, Kingston, Plymouth, MA abt 1799 Massachusetts
Betsey Drew, Albany, Oxford, ME abt 1795 Maine
Betsy Drew, Barrington, Strafford, NH abt 1797 New Hampshire
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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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