Benjamin Coe

6 December 1847–1 February 1938 (Age 90)
Coshocton, Coshocton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Coe was born on 6 December 1847, in Coshocton, Coshocton, Ohio, United States, his father, Benjamin Coe, was 42 and his mother, Ruth Ann Decker, was 31. He married Katharine Mills on 30 March 1871, in Salem, Marion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870 and Coshocton, Coshocton, Coshocton, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 1 February 1938, in Coshocton, Coshocton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Coshocton, Coshocton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Coe
Katharine Mills
Marriage: 30 March 1871
Laura A Coe
Harry W Coe
Erma L Coe

Spouse and Children

30 March 1871
Salem, Marion, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Ruth Ann Decker




    William Howard Coe


    Elias Van Arsdale Coe


    Henrietta M. Coe



    Anna L. Coe


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 13

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English (Essex and Suffolk): nickname from the jackdaw, Middle English co, Old English ( see Kay ). The jackdaw is noted for its sleek black color, raucous voice, and thievish nature, and any of these attributes could readily have given rise to the nickname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Coe, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Benjamin Coe, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Benjamin Coe in household of Nancy Mc Miche, "United States Census, 1870"

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