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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of John A Duncan 1839 ~ 1916

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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of John A Duncan 1839 ~ 1916

John A Duncan
Died Oct 13-1916

This coffin plate was found in Kingston Ontario Canada. I had a hunt in the Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1932 on and I found a large number of hits. If you want to see the full record you can take a free trial. I have a link at the bottom of this page.

Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1932

Name Estimated Birth Year Death Date Death Location Gender View Image

Geo John Duncan abt 1893 Jun 1897 Perth
Jno Duncan abt 1813 7 and 8 Feb 1895 Lincoln
Jno Wesley Duncan abt 1892 6 or 7 Apr 1892 Grey
John Duncan abt 1848 4 Jul 1899 Algoma District
John Duncan abt 1853 3 Feb 1898 Simcoe
John Duncan abt 1824 28 Aug 1897 Wentworth
John Duncan abt 1815 2 Jan 1887 Oxford
John Duncan abt 1899 11 Nov 1902 York
John Duncan abt 1859 28 Oct 1902 Algoma District
John Duncan abt 1843 1 Dec 1923 Algoma District
John Duncan abt 1831 10 Jul 1898 Wentworth
John Duncan abt 1860 30 Aug 1897 Middlesex
John Duncan abt 1897 18 Sep 1898 Kent
John Duncan abt 1820 12 May 1900 Waterloo
John Duncan abt 1806 8 Mar 1886 Lambton
John Duncan abt 1847 20 Jun 1886 Dundas
John Duncan abt 1890 27 Nov 1918 Wentworth
John Duncan abt 1841 20 Sep 1915 York
John Duncan abt 1865 19 Nov 1918 Brant
John Duncan abt 1824 24 Oct 1914 Grey
John Duncan abt 1855 20 Jan 1914 York
John Duncan abt 1836 19 May 1916 Huron
John Duncan abt 1843 20 Jan 1927 Peterborough
John Duncan abt 1886 12 Nov 1905 York
John Duncan abt 1821 25 Nov 1906 Grey
John Duncan abt 1827 7 and 8 Mar 1907 York
John Duncan abt 1838 8 Feb 1910 Dufferin
John Duncan abt 1835 18 Nov 1915 Brant
John Duncan abt 1846 22 Oct 1930 York
John Duncan abt 1806 18 Jun 1877 Prescott
John Duncan abt 1863 7 and 8 May 1930 York
John Duncan 21 Dec 1922 Wentworth
John Duncan abt 1864 8 Aug 1926 Wellington
John Duncan abt 1832 18 Jan 1892 Oxford
John Duncan abt 1833 19 May 1891 Middlesex
John Duncan abt 1813 31 Dec 1891 York
John Duncan abt 1850 15 Nov 1893 Huron
John Duncan abt 1868 10 Jun 1908 Wentworth
John Duncan abt 1826 27 Jan 1906 Grey
John Duncan abt 1836 19 Jun 1903 Northumberland
John Duncan abt 1833 26 Oct 1911 Carleton
John Duncan 21 Jul 1912 Oxford
John Duncan abt 1895 17 Nov 1909 York
John Duncan abt 1847 25 Feb 1873 Norfolk
John Duncan abt 1825 22 Sep 1872 Norfolk
John Duncan abt 1844 26 Apr 1872 Waterloo
John Duncan abt 1849 18 Apr 1885 Carleton
John Duncan abt 1802 5 Apr 1895 York
John Duncan abt 1814 17 Oct 1886 Wellington
John Duncan abt 1805 16 Jul 1888 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.

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