Albert Basco Coggins

1915–1988 (Age 72)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Albert Basco

When Albert Basco Coggins was born on 14 March 1915, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Albert Melton Coggins, was 33 and his mother, Mary Ella Hendrix, was 27. He had at least 1 daughter with Beulah Jessie Thurmond. He lived in Reidville, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States for about 5 years and Beech Springs Township, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 20 January 1988, at the age of 72, and was buried in Greer, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Albert Basco Coggins
Beulah Jessie Thurmond
Mary Alice Coggins

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 1

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 20

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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)

  • Basco Coggins in household of Oscar Thurmond, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Basco Coggins in household of Albert M Coggins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Basco Coggins in household of Albert M Coggins, "United States Census, 1920"

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