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1

Virginia Colony Founded.

1607

2

Remains wrapped in blanket or cerecloth/windeing sheet

1607-1650

3

Anglican church dominates funeralization (church sexton)

1607-1776

4

Massachusetts Bay Colony founded (Theocracy)

1620

5

Puritan funeral customs are models of simplicity and dignity.

1620-1713

6

  • Handmade wooden coffins becoming more common.
  • Inviters to funerals- licensed position in local governments.

1650-1700

7

Farm wagon used as hearse.

1650-1800

8

Layers out of the dead advertised in directories.

1700

9

Increase in social character and prestige of funerals.

1700-1800

10

Start of town undertakers.

1750

11

The Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Embargo Acts spawn the industrial revolution.

1775-1814

12

Michael Jenkins, town undertaker and coroner- conflict of interest.

1799

13

Pre Civil War hearse.

1800-1865

14

Mostly cooling boards and refridgeration.

1830-1880

15

First American patent on metal coffin.

1836

16

  • Dr. Richard Harlan translates Gannal's book into English.
  • Start of furnishing undertakers.

1840

17

Fisk Metallic Burial Case patented.

1848

18

Dr. Thomas Holmes comes to the scene- Father of American Embalming.

1850

19

Civil War- Embalming gets a big boost.

1861-1865

20

  • "Order concerning embalmers" passed because of Dr. Richard Burr
  • Start of professionalism in "funeral undertaking."

1865

21

Post Civil War Funeral car.

1865-1910

22

Fluids gradually change from metallic salts to formalin.

1865-1920

23

Start of mass production of cloth covered wood and metal coffins by furnishing undertakers.

1870-1900

24

Era of funeral trolley cars.

1890-1925

25

Crane, Breed & Co. "church on wheels" at Chicago's World Fair.

1893

26

First motorized hearses.

1901-1907

27

Ambulance.

1909

28

Limousine Hearses

1920