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Birth & Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Jessie Gillman 1869~1891


Birth & Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Jessie Gillman 1869~1891 is free genealogy

Died April 18th 1891
Jessie Gillman
Aged 22 yrs,

Note: This coffin plate was found near New York so I went to Ancestry to see if Jessie could be found. I found these 2 entry in the census of 1881:

First Entrie
Charles GILMAN Self M Male W 42 NH Canvasser NH NH
Mary GILMAN Wife M Female W 41 NH Tailoress NH NH
Jessie GILMAN Dau S Female W 12 NY Attending School NY NY

Source Information: Census Place Greenbush, Rensselaer, New York
Family History Library Film 1254922
NA Film Number T9-0922
Page Number 455C

Second Entry
Jas. H. GILMAN Self M Male W 47 NY Farmer VT VT
Julia E. GILMAN Wife M Female W 40 NY Keeping House NY NY
Gertie M. GILMAN Dau S Female W 18 NY At Home NY NY
Calvin M. GILMAN Son S Male W 16 NY At Home NY NY
Nelly GILMAN Dau S Female W 13 NY At Home NY NY
Jessie GILMAN Dau S Female W 11 NY At Home NY NY
Julia GILMAN Dau S Female W 9 NY At Home NY NY
Emma GILMAN Dau S Female W 5 NY NY NY
Jas. H. GILMAN Son S Male W 1 NY NY NY
Katie STEINER Other S Female W 18 NS Servant GERM IRE
David SCHNEITER Other S Male W 30 SWIS Farm Hand SWIS SWIS

Source Information:
Census Place Riga, Monroe, New York
Family History Library Film 1254862
NA Film Number T9-0862
Page Number 441B

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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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