Delma Alton Coggins

1923–1992 (Age 69)
Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Delma Alton

When Delma Alton Coggins was born on 16 May 1923, in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Fred Quay Coggin, was 34 and his mother, Maud Morris, was 28. He married Ruth Elizabeth Rash on 17 July 1982, in Clark, Nevada, United States. He lived in Locke Township, Rowan, North Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 23 August 1992, in Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Delma Alton Coggins
Ruth Elizabeth Rash
Marriage: 17 July 1982

Spouse & Children

17 July 1982
Clark, Nevada, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1915–1968Male

  • Mable J Coggin


  • Male1923–1992Male

  • Amos T Coggin


  • Henry Virgil Coggin


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 19

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Delma A Coggin in household of Fred Q Coggin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Delma A Coggin in household of Fred Q Coggin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Delma Alton Coggins, "North Carolina, Davidson County Vital Records, 1867-2006"

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