Zella Almeta Coggins

1913–2001 (Age 87)
Unity, Lee, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Zella Almeta

When Zella Almeta Coggins was born on 29 June 1913, in Unity, Lee, Mississippi, United States, her father, Marvin Leander Coggins, was 27 and her mother, Lela Zella Grissom, was 23. She lived in Ratliff, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 2, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States in 1930. She died on 17 January 2001, in Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Leander Coggins
1885–1959
Lela Zella Grissom
1889–1947
Ermye Geneva Coggins
1907–1989
Willie Clifton Coggins
1911–1983
Zella Almeta Coggins
1913–2001
Royce D Coggins
1915–1966
Macy Codine Coggins
1918–1982
Charles Milam Coggins
1921–1976
Russell Bryant Coggins
1923–1971
John Allen Coggins
1926–1969
Bobbie Jo Coggins
1929–2016

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

Age 3

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 24

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Zella A Coggins in household of Marvin L Coggins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Zellar Coggins in household of Marvin L Coggins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Zella Almeta Coggins - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Zella Almeta Coggins

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