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Free Genealogy Death Record on the Coffin Plate of Abraham Manning
Aged 81 years
8 mos 26 dys
This coffin plate for Abraham Manning was submited by Lizzy Manning.
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This coffin plate for Abraham Manning has no date of death but we can tell from the style that is most likley from the 1870~1890 time frame. This would give old Abraham a date of birth from about 1789 to about 1810. I went and had a hunt for Abraham Manning in the 1870 United States Federal Census on Ancestry.com. I found several individuals of interest as you can see below. Their are many thousands of genealogy entries for the Manning surname. If you want to have a look at them I have a link to a Free Trial on Ancestry.com. Ancestry has more genealogy records than any site on the net and they often have free trials and special promotions.
1870 United States Federal Census
Name, Home in 1870
(City, County, State) Birth Year, Birthplace.
Abraham Manning, Bethea, Marion, SC abt 1797 South Carolina, Black.
Abraham Manning, Vincennes, Knox, IN abt 1836 Indiana White
Abraham Manning, Union, Clermont, OH abt 1836 Ohio White
Abraham Manning, Newton, Cumberland, PA abt 1840 Pennsylvania White
Abraham L Manning, Philadelphia Ward 18 District 56, Philadelphia, PA abt 1862 Pennsylvania White
Abraham Manning, Philadelphia Ward 18 Dist 56 (2nd Enum), Philadelphia, PA abt 1865 White
Abraham Manning, Sulphur, Sebastian, AR abt 1869 Arkansas White
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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.
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