John Allen Coggins

1926–1969 (Age 42)
Ratliff, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States

The Life of John Allen

When John Allen Coggins was born on 31 July 1926, in Ratliff, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States, his father, Marvin Leander Coggins, was 40 and his mother, Lela Zella Grissom, was 36. He married Corene Lyles on 12 April 1947. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Beat 2, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States in 1930. He died on 18 March 1969, at the age of 42.

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John Allen Coggins
Corene Lyles
Marriage: 12 April 1947
Judith Ann Coggins

Spouse & Children

12 April 1947


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+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 3

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 13

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cogadháin ( see Coogan ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • John A Coggins in household of Marvin L Coggins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Allen Coggins - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: John Allen Coggins

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