Atha Frances Coggins

1878–1945 (Age 66)
Nash, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Atha Frances

When Atha Frances Coggins was born on 26 August 1878, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, her father, Martin Coggins, was 72 and her mother, Jackie Ann Edwards, was 38. She married Spencer Ricks Floss Wood on 2 October 1899, in Nash, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Rocky Mount, Nash, North Carolina, United States in 1945. She died on 11 February 1945, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Nash, North Carolina, United States.

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Atha Frances Coggins
Spencer Ricks Floss Wood
Marriage: 2 October 1899
Mary M Wood
Carrie Bell Wood
Jimmy Hilliard Wood
Nannie Wood
Bealie Wood
Hubert Thurman Wood
Annie Margret Wood
Annie Mae Wood

Spouse & Children

2 October 1899
Nash, North Carolina, United States


  • Mary M Wood


  • Carrie Bell Wood


  • Male1903–1974Male

  • Nannie Wood


  • Bealie Wood


+3 More Children

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

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: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cogadháin ( see Coogan ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Atha Frances Wood in household of J H Wood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Athie Wood in household of Spencer Wood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Francis Wood in household of Spence Wood, "United States Census, 1920"

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