Charlotte I. Coffitt

20 April 1919–18 June 1974 (Age 55)
Summit, Roberts, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Charlotte I.

When Charlotte I. Coffitt was born on 20 April 1919, in Summit, Roberts, South Dakota, United States, her father, John Henry Coffitt, was 42 and her mother, Ellen L "Ella" Peterson, was 37. She married Charles William Nims on 23 May 1947, in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States. She lived in Graham Lakes Township, Nobles, Minnesota, United States in 1940 and Sioux Falls, Lincoln, South Dakota, United States in 1945. She died on 18 June 1974, in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States.

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Charles William Nims
Charlotte I. Coffitt
Marriage: 23 May 1947

Spouse and Children

23 May 1947
Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Henry Coffitt


    Ellen L "Ella" Peterson




    Edna Rosetta Coffitt


    George Edwin Coffitt


    Lloyd C Coffitt


    Roy M Coffitt


    Minerva Coffitt


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 12

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 16

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Moffatt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charlotte Coffitt, "South Dakota State Census, 1925"
  • Charlete Coffitt, "South Dakota State Census, 1945"
  • Charlotte Coffett in household of John F Coffett, "United States Census, 1930"

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