Roy Coffman was born in Jan 1875 in Bigfoot, Frio Co., TX.25 He died in 1943 in Bigfoot, Frio Co., TX.25 He was buried in Brummett Cemetery in 1943 in Bigfoot,
Frio Co., TX.25 Parents:
Robert M. Coffman and Prudie J. Sadler.|
Lee Roy Coffman was born on 29 Dec 1952 in Cuero, Dewitt Co., TX.25 He was buried in 1990 in Yorktown, TX.25 He died on 12 Sep 1990 in Farmington, San Jaun Co., NM.25 Parents: Vernon Robert Coffman and Olivia Mary Ploch.
Lorenzo Dow Coffman25 was born on 9 Sep 1818 in TN. He died on 8 Mar 1892. He was buried in Brummett Cemetery in Bigfoot, Frio Co., TX. [Skinner and Whitley family tree.FTW]
Walter Dow Coffman's grandfather, Lorenzo Dow Coffman (sometimes spelled Kaufman) came from Mississippi to Texas around 1846 or 1847 and settled in Kaufman County in North Texas. Lorenzo Dow Coffman was born in Tennessee on September 9, 1818. Lorenzo married Sarah A. Waldrip. Sarah was born in Tennessee on October 24, 1824. While living in Mississippi during the early 1840's there were three children born to them. They were Franklin L. Coffman born in 1843, James C. Coffman born in 1845, and Thomas W. Coffman born in 1846.
Lorenzo moved his family to Kaufman County, Texas where he took up farming. Here most of his children were born. Robert (Bob) M. Coffman was the first child born in Texas in 1848. Next born was Vermitta Coffman in 1850, Sarah J. Coffman in 1854, Lurana Coffman in 1856, Margaret A. Coffman on April 19, 1859, Daniel Coffman sometime after 1860.
Lorenzo and Sarah moved their family to Bigfoot, Frio County, Texas in the early 1860's. Lorenzo purchased 160 acres of land for two and one half dollars on September 24, 1883, from W. P. and Tennessee Brumitt. This is found in the Frio County Courthouse records in Volume l, page 10 and 11, at Pearsall, Texas. Here Lorenzo and Sarah spent the last days of their lives. Sarah died on February 4, 1892, and Lorenzo dies less than a month later on March 8, 1892. Both are buried in the Brummett Cemetery near Bigfoot, Frio County, Texas. Their graves are marked with a marble monument.
Walter Dow Coffman's father was Robert (Bob) M. Coffman. Bob Coffman was born on February 1, 1848, in either Lamar or Kaufman County, Texas. Bob Coffman married Prudie J. Sadler sometime around 1870. Prudie J. Sadler was married before her marriage to Robert M. Coffman to a Obediah Sap. Obediah Sap died on December 24, 1868, of lead poisoning from a gun shot wound received in a gun fight. Obediah and Prudie had two girls, Martha A. Sap born 1865, in Texas, and Elizabeth Sap born February 29, 1868, also in Texas.
Robert M. and Prudie J. Coffman lived near Bigfoot, Frio County, Texas, all of their married life. There were five children born to them, Daniel Coffman born July 21, 1871, Lee Roy Coffman, Walter Dow Coffman born 1877, Dora Coffman and Pruda Annie Coffman born May 26, 1880.
Walter Dow Coffman was born on February 27, 1877, near Bigfoot, Frio County, Texas. Here he met and married Alma Dora Whitley on April 16, 1896. Alma was born on December 27, 1876, in Medina County, Texas. They lived in Karnes County where Alice Coffman, their first child, was born on February 10, 1897. Alice married John Dobie. After John's death she married J. R. (Bobby) McNeil. They were living in Frio County when Marie or Mamie Coffman, their second child, was born March 29, 1899. Mamie married a Coker. Vernon Robert (Pete) Coffman, their third child, was born December 23, 1901, in Atascosa County. Walter and Alma then moved to McMullen County where Julian Coffman was born on September 17, 1904. Smith Royal (also know as Richard or Dick) Coffman was born on August 4, 1906, in LaSalle County. Addie Edna Coffman, their sixth child, was born on March 1, 1909, in Frio County. Rowland Debs Coffman was born August 30, 1912, on the Bitterman Ranch in Nueces County. Walter and Alms's last child, Zack or Jack Coffman, was born on October 3, 1914, near Lagarta, Live Oak County, and named after Zack Garbett. Zack Garbett promised to give them a cow is they would name the boy after him, so they did, but Mr. Garbett according to Zack Coffman never gave them the cow.
Alma Dora Coffman died on September 13, 1934, in the Laredo Hospital in Laredo, Webb County, Texas. Walter Dow Coffman died at this home in Poteet, Atascosa County, Texas. Alma and Walter Coffman are buried in the Poteet Cemetery in Poteet, Texas.
Vernon Robert (Pete) Coffman married Olivia Mary Ploch on Saturday, January 19, 1929, in Jourdanton at the courthouse in Atascosa County, Texas. Olivia Mary Ploch was born on September 8, 1910, on Peter M. Ploch, her father's farm near Pleasanton, Atascosa County, Texas. Their children are Aileen Cecilia Coffman born September 30, 1929, in Atascosa County, Lourene Alma Coffman born on December 3, 1930, in Duval County, Robert Vernon Coffman was born on July 21, 1937, in Zapata County and Lee Roy Coffman was born December 29, 1952, in Cuero, DeWitt County, Texas.
Lorenzo Dow Coffman, age 25(Kaufan on October 21, 1850 Census, Hopkins county, Texas, Page 154) listed along with wife, Sarah Ann, age 25, and children, Franklin L. age 8, born in Mississippi, James C. C. age 6, born Mississippi, Thomas M. age 4, born Mississippi, Robert M. age 3, born in Texas; and Venitta L. age 9 months, born in Texas.
1870 Census, Atascosa County, Page 198. L. D. Kaufman, age 51, wife Sarah A. age 41 and children Robert M. age 22, Sarah Jane age 16, Soloman S. age 14, Margaret A. age 10, Price age 8 and Mary age 6.
1880 Census, Atascosa County, page 320. Lorenzo Kaufman age 60, listed along with wife, Sara A. age 56, children, Price, age 18, Mary, age 15, and Franklin L. age 14, listed as a grandson, born in Mexico. Also in household, Lurana S. Gates, (his daughter) age 23 with her children James Thomas, age 8, Ella M., age 3, and Mosley A., age 3 months. George M. Burrows age 40 and wife Vermitta L. age 30, (his daughter) her children Frank, age 14, John age 11, Sarah Ann age 9, Mary Jane age 7, Blanchers age 5, (these children's last name is Runnels) also listed is Maude Burrows age 3 months.
Lourene Alma Coffman. Parents: Vernon Robert Coffman and Olivia Mary Ploch.
Marie Coffman25 was born on 29 Mar 1899 in Frio Co., TX.25 She died on 18 Jul 1959 in Pleasanton, TX.25 Parents: Walter Dow Coffman and Alma Dora Whitley.
Prudie Annie Coffman was born on 26 May 1880.25 Parents: Robert M. Coffman and Prudie J. Sadler.
Robert M. Coffman was born on 1 Feb 1848 in Lamar or Kaufman Co., TX.25 He died on 22 Mar 1941 in Leakey, Real Co., TX.25 [Skinner and Whitley family tree.FTW]
Robert M. Coffman living in Pct. 2 Frio County, Texas in the Texas 1900 census three of his children were living at home,Leroy age 25, Prudie age 20, Dora age 17. Vol.43, E. D. 45, Sheet 5, Line 17. Parents: Lorenzo Dow Coffman and Sarah Ann Waldrip.
Robert Vernon Coffman. Parents: Vernon Robert Coffman and Olivia Mary Ploch.
Rowland Debs Coffman. Parents: Walter Dow Coffman and Alma Dora Whitley.
Smith Royal Coffman25 was born on 4 Aug 1906. He died on 29 Aug 1989 in Three Rivers, Live Oak Co., TX. He is reference number 1293. Parents: Walter Dow Coffman and Alma Dora Whitley.
Vernon Robert Coffman was born on 23 Dec 1901 in Atascosa Co., TX.25 He died on 22 Aug 1991 in Grand Junction, CO.25 Parents: Walter Dow Coffman and Alma Dora Whitley.
Walter Dow Coffman was born on 27 Feb 1877 in Bigfoot, Frio Co., TX.25 He was buried in Poteet Cemetery in Feb 1931 in Poteet, TX.25 He died on 19 Feb 1931 in Poteet, TX.25 [Skinner and Whitley family tree.FTW]
Living in Menard County, Texas in 1900 - information found on 1900 Census. Parents: Robert M. Coffman and Prudie J. Sadler.
Spouse: Alma Dora Whitley. Walter Dow Coffman and Alma Dora Whitley were married on 16 Apr 1896 in Frio Co., TX.730,731 Children were: Julian Coffman, Smith Royal Coffman, Addie Edna Coffman, Rowland Debs Coffman, Zack Loyd Coffman, Alice Coffman, Marie Coffman, Vernon Robert Coffman.
Winslow Odell Coffman. Parents: Daniel G. Coffman and Margaret Winslow.
Zack Loyd Coffman. Parents: Walter Dow Coffman and Alma Dora Whitley.
Iveaux Leatrice Cogburn.
Spouse: Earnest William Byrd.
Spouse: Ann Eliza Pridgen.
Elizabeth Coggin417 was born in 1786. She died in 1865. Parents: Robert Coggins.
Patsey Coggin417 was born in 1799. Parents: Robert Coggins.
Polly Coggin417 was born in 1791. Parents: Robert Coggins.
C.B Coggins. Parents: James C. Coggins and Levenia Murphy.
Courtney Coggins was born about 1842.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy L. Turner.
Spouse: Benjamin L. Moss. Benjamin L. Moss and Courtney Coggins were married on 15 Dec 1854 in Nash Co., NC.1 Children were: Jimmie Moss, Henry A. Wise Moss, Laura Ann Moss, Pattie Moss, James Benjamin Moss, Benjamin L. Moss Jr., Martha Moss, Eliza Moss, Malvina Moss, Mary Tranquilla Moss, George Archemorn Moss, William Wiley Moss, Charles T. Moss.
Dephia Ann Coggins was born about 1858 in Castalia Township, Nash Co., NC.1 She died before 1915.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy Eliza West.
Spouse: James David Massengale. James David Massengale and Dephia Ann Coggins were married.1 Children were: Hodge Massengale, Luther Massengale, James H. Massengale, Rose Massengale, Leigh Massengale, Thomas Washington Massengale, Lee Etta Massengale, Eliza A Massengale, Robert G Massengale.
Hodge Coggins was born about 1853.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy Eliza West.
James C. Coggins. Parents: Robert Coggins.
James C. Coggins Jr. was born about 1801.1 He died about 1886.1 Parents: James C. Coggins and Levenia Murphy.
Spouse: Nancy L. Turner. James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy L. Turner were married.1 Children were: Rebecca Coggins, William W. Coggins, Queen Anne Coggins, Lucy J. Coggins, Temperance Coggins, Courtney Coggins, James W. Coggins.
James W. Coggins was born about 1844.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy L. Turner.
Lucy J. Coggins was born about 1838.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy L. Turner.
Queen Anne Coggins was born about 1835.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy L. Turner.
Rebecca Coggins was born about 1831.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy L. Turner.
Robert Coggins. Parents: Robert Coggins and Mary Johnson.
Robert NJ Coggins was born about 1849.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy Eliza West.
Temperance Coggins was born about 1839.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy L. Turner.
William T. Coggins was born about 1856.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy Eliza West.
William W. Coggins was born about 1832.1 Parents: James C. Coggins Jr. and Nancy L. Turner.
Barry Cogswell. Parents: Kim Cogswell.
Jeffrey B Cogswell. Parents: Jeffrey S Cogswell.
Jeffrey S Cogswell. Parents: Kenneth Cogswell and Florence Sather.
Kari Cogswell. Parents: Kenneth Cogswell and Florence Sather.
Kathleen Cogswell. Parents: Kenneth Cogswell and Florence Sather.
Kim Cogswell. Parents: Kenneth Cogswell and Florence Sather.
Children were: Barry Cogswell.
Sabrina Cogswell. Parents: Jeffrey S Cogswell.
Burch Coker25 was born WFT Est. 1882-1902. He died WFT Est. 1917-1973. He is reference number 1509.
Durwood Lee Coker was born on 31 Jan 1938.732 He died on 30 Apr 1989.732 Parents: Earl Coker and Minnie Montie Williams.
Freddie Coker. Parents: Burch Coker and Marie Coffman.
Joyce Earlene Coker was born on 19 Jun 1935.732 She died on 21 Sep 1998.732 Had three children by her first marriage and none by her second marriage to Clyde Bush, the union organizer featured in the movie Norma Rae starring Sallie Fields. - [Cynthia Herrin] Parents: Earl Coker and Minnie Montie Williams.
Ophelia Coker was born about 1891 in Enfield, Halifax Co., NC.706 She died on 3 Dec 1973 in Halifax Co., NC.706
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