Dr. Stephen Paul Coates

4 April 1904–5 September 1980 (Age 76)
Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States

The Life of Stephen Paul

When Dr. Stephen Paul Coates was born on 4 April 1904, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Frank Barnes Coates, was 28 and his mother, Mary Emma Truex, was 23. He had at least 1 daughter with Beulah Vashti Gisriel. He died on 5 September 1980, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 76.

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Dr. Stephen Paul Coates
Beulah Vashti Gisriel
Patricia Ann Coates

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    Frank Barnes Coates


    Mary Emma Truex




World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 13

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
1926 · Sergeant Stubby Dies

Age 22

During WWI there was a dog from Connecticut that made a name for himself, his name was sergeant stubby. He was considered the official mascot of the 102nd infantry. He saved his regiment from suprise mustard attacks, comforted those that had been wounded, and even caught a German soldier and held him there until troops found him. He had his own uniform and everything.

Name Meaning

1 English: status name for a cottager ( see Cotter 2), or a topographic name for someone who lived in a relatively humble dwelling (from Middle English cotes, plural (or genitive) of cote, cott), or a habitational name from any of the numerous places named with this word, especially Coates in Cambridgeshire and Cotes in Leicestershire.2 Scottish: variant of Coutts .3 Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kotz or German Koths, from a variant of the medieval personal name Godo ( see Gottfried ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Stephen P Coates in household of Frank D Coates, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Stephen P Coates in household of Frank B Coates, "United States Census, 1910"
  • S Paul Coates, "United States Census, 1940"

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