Jay D. Coffman

5 December 1883–17 May 1961 (Age 77)
Gilmore, Georges Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Jay D.

When Jay D. Coffman was born on 5 December 1883, in Gilmore, Georges Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John H Coffman, was 38 and his mother, Anna C Lyon, was 33. He married Effie Linda Smith on 30 July 1912, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1935 and West Grange Election Precinct, Malheur, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 17 May 1961, in Vale, Malheur, Oregon, United States, at the age of 77.

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Jay D. Coffman
Effie Linda Smith
Marriage: 30 July 1912

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 July 1912Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    Age 7
    1890: Reconstructed Idaho Information; population 2,311
    Age 21
    St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kaufmann or of its variants Kaufman , Koffmann (see Koffman ), Kofmann, and Kofman .Americanized form of Dutch Kofman or of its cognate Koffeman, the second form characteristic of the former island of Urk.History: As a name of Swiss German origin, originally spelled Kaufmann (see 1 above), the surname Coffman is also found among the American Mennonites; the change of their already Americanized name Kauffman to Coffman occured in Page County, VA, in the 18th century.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Jay D Coffman in household of August Salstrand, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
    • Jay D Coffman, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"
    • J D Coffman, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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