Mary Ann Coffman

1857–1925 (Age 68)
Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Coffman was born on 5 January 1857, in Henry, Indiana, United States, her father, Joseph Coffman, was 46 and her mother, Rebecca Miller, was 42. She married Allurad C Rinker on 23 August 1874. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Fall Creek Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Salem Township, Delaware, Indiana, United States for about 40 years. She died on 25 September 1925, in Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Saunders Cemetery, Daleville, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Mary Ann Coffman
Allurad C Rinker
Marriage: 23 August 1874
Clara Jane Rinker
Mamie Rinker
Charles Benton Rinker
Jessie Rinker
William Lawrence Rinker
Elmer Alonzo Rinker
Margaret Rinker
Joseph E Rinker
Goldy M. Rinker

Spouse & Children

23 August 1874
Delaware County, Indiana. Book C-8, 248.


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 6

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 18

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Polly Coffman in household of Joseph Coffman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Dolly Rinker, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Pollyann Rinker in household of Allurad Rinker, "United States Census, 1880"

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