Sarah J. Coffman

1840–1875 (Age 35)
Prairie Township, Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah J.

When Sarah J. Coffman was born on 17 September 1840, in Prairie Township, Henry, Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph Coffman, was 30 and her mother, Rebecca Miller, was 26. She married Enoch Scott Bouslog on 26 August 1860, in Henry, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Fall Creek Township, Henry, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 2 November 1875, in Henry, Indiana, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in South Mound Cemetery, New Castle, Henry, Indiana, United States.

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Sarah J. Coffman
Enoch Scott Bouslog
Marriage: 26 August 1860
Amy Jane Bouslog
Frank Bouslog
Ollie Bouslog
Charles W. Bouslog
Bessie Bouslog

Spouse & Children

26 August 1860
Henry, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 1

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 11

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kaufmann ( see Kaufman ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Jane Coffman in household of Joseph Coffman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Coffman in household of Joseph Coffman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Bouslog in household of Enoch E Bouslog, "United States Census, 1870"

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