Bert Holace Coe

Brief Life History of Bert Holace

When Bert Holace Coe was born on 18 December 1871, in Flint, Jackson Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States, his father, Pulaski Coe, was 40 and his mother, Eleanor Virginia Beers, was 29. He married Eva May Jackson on 17 June 1893, in Fremont, Fremont Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Girard, Girard Township, Branch, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Branch, Michigan, United States in 1935. He died on 2 October 1947, in Ovid Township, Branch, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Jamestown, Jamestown Township, Steuben, Indiana, United States.

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Bert Holace Coe
Eva May Jackson
Marriage: 17 June 1893
Loyd Jackson Coe
Arla Berniece Coe
Kenneth B. Coe

Sources (12)

  • Berta Coe in household of Count P Coe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bert Coe, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Bert Coe, "Michigan, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from the jackdaw, Middle English co, Old English (see Kay ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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