Alta Coe

Kansas, United States

The Life of Alta

When Alta Coe was born in 1875, in Kansas, United States, her father, Henry Perrigo Coe, was 38 and her mother, Mary Ramsey Freeborn, was 26. She lived in Chase, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Cottonwood Falls, Chase, Kansas, United States in 1900.

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Henry Perrigo Coe
Mary Ramsey Freeborn
Wilfred Alton Coe
James Alpheus Coe
Mary Martha Coe
Alta Coe
Charles A Coe

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 0

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · Nicodemus is Founded

Age 2

The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 31

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English (Essex and Suffolk): nickname from the jackdaw, Middle English co, Old English ( see Kay ). The jackdaw is noted for its sleek black color, raucous voice, and thievish nature, and any of these attributes could readily have given rise to the nickname.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Alta Coe in household of Henry Coe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ella J Coe in household of Henry P Coe, "United States Census, 1900"

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