James T. Coker

17 May 1908–February 1985 (Age 76)
Fernwood, Pike, Mississippi, United States

The Life of James T.

James T. Coker was born on 17 May 1908. He married Mattie Brown in 1943, in Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Lincoln, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 4, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States in 1940. He died in February 1985, in Fernwood, Pike, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

James T. Coker
Mattie Brown
Marriage: 1943
Elsie Evon Coker
Claud L Coker

Spouse and Children

Mississippi, United States


    Elsie Evon Coker


    Claud L Coker


World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1916 · Mississippi State Sanatorium for TB is Established

Age 8

The Mississippi State Sanatorium is a hospital used for tuberculosis patients. This lasted from 1918 to the 1950s. The Sanatorium has now been turned into a museum.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a group of villages in Somerset named with Coker, from a Celtic river name meaning ‘crooked’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James T Coker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James T. Coker, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: James T. Coker - Published information: birth:

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