Vida Estella Coffman

30 April 1900–
Chester, Pennsylvania

The Life of Vida Estella

When Vida Estella Coffman was born on 30 April 1900, her father, Reuben Y Coffman, was 61 and her mother, Ida M Falkner, was 58. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Augustus Speece. She lived in Schuylkill Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Upper Providence Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930.

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Family Time Line

Augustus Speece
1890–
Vida Estella Coffman
1900–
May Speece
1917–
Julia Batzel
1918–
Alvin Speece
1919–
Eleanor Speece
1921–

Spouse and Children

children

(4)

    May Speece

    Female1917–Female

    Julia Batzel

    Female1918–Female

    Alvin Speece

    Male1919–Male

    Eleanor Speece

    Female1921–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 5

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1931

Age 31

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kaufmann ( see Kaufman ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vida Batzel in household of Samuel Batzel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Vida Spuce in household of Augustus Spuce, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vida Estella Coffman, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"

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