Sarah Isabella Coffman

7 February 1852–14 September 1928 (Age 76)
Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Isabella

When Sarah Isabella Coffman was born on 7 February 1852, in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa, United States, her father, Jeramiah Coffman, was 37 and her mother, Mary Smith, was 32. She married Holland Gwynne on 6 August 1867, in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 September 1928, in Silverton, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Holland Gwynne
Sarah Isabella Coffman
Marriage: 6 August 1867
Margaret Gwynne
Sarah Elizabeth Gwynne
Minnie Gwynne
Lillie Gwynne

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 August 1867Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries - 1854: Marion, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Marion, Oregon, United States
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 20
    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

    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 (10)

    • Sarah Donaldson in household of Horace Wickerson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Sarah Wetmore in entry for Max Seley and Margaret or Maraget Gwynne Anjola, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Sarah Donaldson in household of Horace M Wickersham, "United States Census, 1910"

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