Hannah Coffman

1846–1904 (Age 57)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Coffman was born on 13 August 1846, in Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph Coffman, was 36 and her mother, Rebecca Miller, was 32. She married William J Painter on 8 April 1865, in Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Fall Creek Township, Henry, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 January 1904, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Painter Cemetery, Middletown, Henry, Indiana, United States.

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Hannah Coffman
William J Painter
Marriage: 8 April 1865
John William Painter
Joseph Perry Painter
Mary Emma Painter
Clara Alice Painter
Etta Florence Painter
Elizabeth Pearl Painter
Luther Franklin Painter
Catherine Lulu Painter

Spouse & Children

8 April 1865
Delaware, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 5

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 10

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Hannah P Coffman in household of Joseph Coffman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah Coffman in household of Joseph Coffman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah S. Coffin in entry for Joseph Perry Painter, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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