Orpha Coen

Brief Life History of Orpha

When Orpha Coen was born on 21 March 1868, in New Haven, Dunn, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Charles Gatton Coen, was 32 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Pagen, was 24. She married Frank Brown Nutting on 12 October 1886, in Todd, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Sauk Centre, Stearns, Minnesota, United States for about 5 years. She died on 8 December 1965, in Douglas, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Sauk Centre, Stearns, Minnesota, United States.

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Frank Brown Nutting
Orpha Coen
Marriage: 12 October 1886
Olive Isabel Nutting
David Archibald Nutting
Chester Arthur Nutting
Albert Earl Nutting
Flora Maude Nutting
Dr. Roland Edward Nutting
Bernard Lyle Nutting

Sources (26)

  • Orpha N Nutting, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Orpha M Goen in the Web: Minnesota, U.S., Marriages from the Minnesota Official Marriage System, 1850
  • Orpha M. Nutting, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


Historical Boundaries: 1877: Todd, Minnesota, United States

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish (Galway and Mayo): variant of Cowan , or an alternative Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cúáin or Ó Cadhain (see Coyne ).

Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Koen .

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

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