Lewis Coe

29 June 1795–6 September 1863 (Age 68)
Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Coe was born on 29 June 1795, in Durham, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, his father, Simeon Coe, was 40 and his mother, Eunice Strong, was 42. He had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters with Rhoda Bacon. He died on 6 September 1863, in Livonia, Livonia, Livingston, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Livonia, Livonia, Livingston, New York, United States.

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Lewis Coe
Rhoda Bacon
Horace Rinalda Coe
Leonard M. Col
Sheldon Calhoun Coe
Henry Clay Coe
Simeon Lewis Coe
Elizabeth A. Coe
Isabell Jane Coe
Elsie Amelia
Leander M. Coe

Spouse and Children


    Rhoda Bacon




    Horace Rinalda Coe


    Sheldon Calhoun Coe


    Henry Clay Coe



    Elizabeth A. Coe


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 7

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 24

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

English (Essex and Suffolk): nickname from the jackdaw, Middle English co, Old English ( see Kay ). The jackdaw is noted for its sleek black color, raucous voice, and thievish nature, and any of these attributes could readily have given rise to the nickname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lewis Coe, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Lewis Coe, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lewis Coe, "United States Census, 1860"

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