Pearl May Runyan

7 May 1878–21 July 1961 (Age 83)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Pearl May

When Pearl May Runyan was born on 7 May 1878, in Indiana, United States, her father, Marcus Lafayette Runyan, was 36 and her mother, Amanda McNairy, was 34. She married William Francis Coffman on 18 October 1898, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. She died on 21 July 1961, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 83.

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William Francis Coffman
Pearl May Runyan
Marriage: 18 October 1898
Leota Belle Coffman
Velma Gertrude Coffman
Hazel Edith Coffman
Marcus E Coffman

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 3
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 4
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 22
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Runyon .

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

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Sources (6)

  • May Coffman in household of William Coffman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Pearl M Coffman in household of William F Coffman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearl H Coffman in household of William F Coffman, "United States Census, 1910"

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