Thomas James Coggins

1904–1958 (Age 53)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Thomas James

When Thomas James Coggins was born on 26 June 1904, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Albert Melton Coggins, was 22 and his mother, Mary Ella Hendrix, was 17. He married Grace Cecelia Mcavoy on 8 April 1930, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He lived in Bronx, Bronx, New York, United States in 1930 and Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 3 January 1958, in Reidville, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Greer, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Thomas James Coggins
Grace Cecelia Mcavoy
Marriage: 8 April 1930

Spouse & Children

8 April 1930
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 12

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.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • James Coggin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Coggins in household of Peter L Mcavoy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas Coggins, "United States Census, 1930"

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