Francis Sylvester Coggeshall

21 December 1840–30 August 1914 (Age 73)
Virginia, Virginia Township, Cass, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Francis Sylvester

When Francis Sylvester Coggeshall was born on 21 December 1840, in Virginia, Virginia Township, Cass, Illinois, United States, his father, William Henry Cogeshall, was 21 and his mother, Mary Ann Biddlecome, was 20. He married Hester Ann Dew on 13 August 1865. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Havana, Mason, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Bondin Township, Murray, Minnesota, United States in 1900. He died on 30 August 1914, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Seattle, King, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Sylvester Coggeshall
1840–1914
Hester Ann Dew
1844–1906
Marriage: 13 August 1865
Charles Calvin Coggeshall
1866–1947
Minnie Myrtle Coggeshall
1867–1953
Hattie May Coggeshall
1869–1948
William Henry Coggeshall
1871–1936
Clara Bell Coggeshall
1873–1874
Bella Ann Coggeshall
1875–1949
Grace Lee Cogeshall
1877–1936
Freddie Coggeshall
1880–1881
Junie Cogeshall
1884–1893
Lulu Beatrice Cogeshall
1884–1971
Carter Harrison Coggeshall
1885–1949

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 6
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851
Age 11
Historical Boundaries 1851: Lewis, Oregon Territory, United States 1852: Thurston, Oregon Territory, United States 1852: King, Oregon Territory, United States 1853: King, Washington Territory, United States 1889: King, Washington, United States
1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
Age 21
Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Coggeshall in Essex, named from an Old English personal name Cogg + halh ‘nook’.

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

Possible Related Names

Cogswell

Sources (24)

  • Francis S Egshell in household of William H Egshell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Frances Cogshell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • F S Cogshall, "United States Census, 1880"

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