Jasper Collie Coggins, Sr

1893–1966 (Age 72)
Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jasper Collie

When Jasper Collie Coggins, Sr was born on 27 September 1893, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States, his father, Milton Alexander Coggin, was 40 and his mother, Melissa Octavean McDonald, was 39. He married Bernice Clair Dodson on 15 March 1915, in Maury, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 9, Maury, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 30 January 1966, in Maury, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 72.

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Jasper Collie Coggins, Sr
Bernice Clair Dodson
Marriage: 15 March 1915
Virginia Clair Coggins
Jasper Collie Coggins, Jr

Spouse & Children

15 March 1915
Maury, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 20

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Jasper C Coggins, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Coley Coggin in household of Milton A Coggin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jasper Colie Coggin, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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