Catherine E. Coats

1853–1953 (Age 100)
Ellisburg, Genesee Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Catherine E.

When Catherine E. Coats was born in 1853, in Ellisburg, Genesee Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles Coats, was 30 and her mother, Alvira Ellis, was 20. She married Ira Bishop about 1873, in Potter, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Allegany Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1953, in Potter, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Andrews Settlement, Allegany Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Bishop
Catherine E. Coats
Marriage: about 1873
Mary Alvira Bishop
William Bishop

Spouse and Children

about 1873
Potter, Pennsylvania, United States


    Mary Alvira Bishop


    William Bishop


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Coats


    Alvira Ellis




    Frances Eugenia Coats


    Francis Coats



    Harriet A. Coats


    Harriet A. Coats


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

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

Age 10

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 28

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.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: variant spelling of Coates .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Coates in household of Charles Coates, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Catherine E Coats in household of Chas Coats, "United States Census, 1860"
  • C Elizabeth Coats in household of Carles Coats, "United States Census, 1880"

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