Samuel Peyton Coffman

9 December 1824–12 February 1908 (Age 83)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Samuel Peyton

When Samuel Peyton Coffman was born on 9 December 1824, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Franklin Coffman, was 25 and his mother, Frances Hayden, was 18. He married Martha Jane Deaver on 4 January 1849. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Sacramento, McLean, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 1, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 12 February 1908, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Lynn City, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Peyton Coffman
Martha Jane Deaver
Marriage: 4 January 1849
John William Coffman
Frances Elizabeth " Fanny" Coffman
Samuel Payton Coffman Jr.
Nancy J. Coffman
Delia Jane Coffman
Nancy Katherine Coffman
Mary Alice Coffman
Sylvanus Coffman
Cleopatra "Cleo" Coffman
Mattie J Coffman

Spouse and Children

4 January 1849


    John William Coffman


    Frances Elizabeth " Fanny" Coffman


    Samuel Payton Coffman Jr.


    Nancy J. Coffman



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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 6

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kaufmann ( see Kaufman ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Coffman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Coffman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sam'L Coffman, "United States Census, 1880"

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