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Coffin Family
    At this time I do not see a link between this family and another Coffin Family who are buried in Denison's Fairview Cemetery. If you know more about them please email me.

    Henry Abraham Coffin (born Chattooga County, George 15 Jan 1849, died 18 Apr 1902 Bell Co., Tx). Son of Henry Andrew Coffin (b. 9 Feb 1825, SC d. 20 May 1854 SC)  & Mary Ann Bruce Coffin b. 1820 d. 22 Mar 1853.

    Wife - Mary Ida Earp 16 Apr 1856 Cass Co., Tx- d. 23 Sep 1929, Los Angeles, Ca. Dau. of Caleb Asbury Earp & Francis McKee.
    9 children; Carrie Alice b. 1881, George Alonzo b. 8 Feb 1882, Ida Beulah b. 1885, Ada Iva b. 1887, Winnie Unda b. 1888, Julia E. b. 1890, Ollie G. b. 1894, May b. 1896, Henry Lemley b. 1898.


    Gravestone of George A. & Katie L. Coffin, Fairview Cemetery, Denison , Texas

    George Alonzo Coffin - Born 20 Oct 1882 Whitemound, Grayson Co., Tx. - died 13 Dec 1963, Denison, Tx. His death cert. Grayson Co. no 76667. shows he lived at 831 West Ford. He was a retired weaver from the Denison Cotton Mill. He died of heart failure.
    Wife was Kathyrn Luticia Everett  4 Mar 1886 - 10 Feb 1959
    Wed 10 Feb 1904, Hillsboro, Hill Co., Tx..
    Katie's Death cert. no. 8266 Grayson Co. She was bornin Catulla, LaSalle Co., Texas. Parents of Kathryn Luticia Everett-Thomas Everett  b. 29 Mar 1859 Walker Co., Tx.-d. 22 Jul 1942 Hillsboro, Hill Co., Tx.  Mother- Mary Luellen Owens b. 22 Aug 1861 Denton, Denton Co., Tx. - 13 Apr 1939 Hillsboro, Hill Co., Tx.  Buried in Ellis Co., Tx. Katie had worked at the Cotton Mill in Denison and died of Myocardial failure.
    13 Children:

    1.  Ida Mary Coffin                2 Jan 1905  Itasca, Hill Co., Tx. - 23 Jun 1990  Redding Ca. Wed James A. Holt 3 May 1925. They are buried in Ca. children; Ila Jeanette Holt and James Alvin Holt. 
    2. Lemley Alonzo Coffin  (Obit)   6 Oct 1906 McLennan Co., Tx - 4 May 1966 Denison, Tx. Buried in Cedarlawn Cemetery. Wed 1st. 29 May 1923 Denison to Ella Christina Stogsdill. Ella was born in Bell's, Grayson Co., TX to D. Stogsdill and Sarah Rushing Stogsdill. She died of a cerebral Thrombosis. children from this union; J. D.  b. 1924;Norma Jean b. 1927; Wilburn Leon b.1930.  She died in 1966, buried in Cedarlawn Cemetery. 
    Lemley Alonzo Coffin wed 2nd. 15 Aug 1970 Denison to Addie Lou Bates Keller.
    3. Ellie Lewis Coffin              8 Jun 1908 born in Hillsboro, Hill Co., Tx.-25 Jan 1909, McClennan Co.,Tx.
    4. Henry Thomas Coffin        2 May 1910 born in Itasca, Hill Co., Tx. died Denison 18 Jan 1978, buried in Cedarlawan Cemetery. Wed Fannie Mae Davault 10 Apr 1930 Denison, She is buried in Cedarlawn Cemetery. she had lived at 601 West Rice in Denison, She died of pulmonary imbolus and pancreatic cancer. Child; Betty Carwyn b. 1936
    5. Nellie May Coffin               13 Dec 1911 Sherman, Tx-19 Mar 1971 Palm Springs, Ca. 1st wed Terry C. Smith 21 Dec 1935 Denison, children; George Richard b. 1938, Peggy Jane b. 1939, Trudy Annette b. 1941, Constance  b. 1943. Nellie was married 2nd to Antonio DeJuan 9 Jul 1957 Ca.
    6. Martin George Coffin   11 Sep 1913 Denison, Tx died 6 Feb 1970 Denison, Tx  He wed 16 Jan 1937 Durant, Ok., to Elva Lorene Landmon, born 16 Sep 1929 - 29 Apr 1990, They are buried in Fairview Cemetery. Martin George Coffin's death cert. shows that he lived at 715 West DuBois St. in Denison and worked as a 'slash attender' at the Denison Cotton Mill. It reveals that he had chronic kidney failure. Children; Bobby Joe Coffin  1 Feb 1928, Gerald Don Coffin 13 Sep 1940, Martin Laverne Coffin 4 Oct 1946, Howard Glenn Coffin 30 Sep 1948- 29 Sep 1962,   Denton, Denton Co., Tx., buried in Fairview Cemetery, Denison. He died in Denison but had lived at the Denton State School. He died of bronchopneumonia. A notation reads: Mental retardation, secondary to brain damage, secondary to encephalitis.
    7. LeRoy James Coffin       15 Apr 1916  Denison, Tx - 20 Aug 1943 - Harris Co., Tx. Buried in OakWood Cemetery, Denison, Tx. Wed 14 Aug 1937 to Naomi Beatrice Giles. Death Cert. Harris Co. Tx no. 37848. He died at Goose Creek Hospital in Harris Co. of a fractured skull. He had lived there only a few months and was a carpenter at the San Jacinto Shipbuilding co., it is noted that his injury was not related to his work.
    8. Allen Ezell Coffin                  10 Oct 1917 wed Una Wanda Crumby 6 Mar 1944. Children; Jerry Allen b. 1945, David Ray b. 1947, Rodney Paul b. 1949, Brenda Kaye b. 1954. 
    9. Haskell Melvin Coffin      5 Dec 1920 - 1 Jun 1965. Death cert. no. 36668, He was the sales supervisor of the Dr. Pepper Co., He was born and died in Denison, He died of cachexia (wasting away) due to pancreatic cancer ; Wed Mary Ethel Johnson, They are buried in Fairview Cemetery, Denison, Tx.  children; Donna Marie b. 1946, Sandra Sue b. 1948, Randell Melvin b. 1939, Jimmy Ray b. 1955, Gary Alvin b. 1956. 
    10. Mirtie Coffin                         22 Oct 1922 Denison, Tx -15 Apr 1971. Wed Aaron Monroe Roberson 2 Nov. 1940. children; Horace Aaron b. 1942. 
    11. Birtie Coffin                          22 Oct 1922 Denison, Tx - 23 Jun 1996 bur. in Fairview Cemetery. Wed Arthur Jackson 20 Dec 1941.  The lived at 831 W. Ford in Denison at the time of Larry Waynes death in 1945. 
    children; Howard Leland b. 1943, Larry Wayne b. 26 Dec 1944- died 5 Jan 1946 , Ronald Boyd b. 1948, Linda Jean b. 1950, Roger Lynn b. 1951. 
    12. Calvin Eugene Coffin            3 Jan 1924 Denison, Tx- 17 Nov 1995. Wed Thelma Irene Phillips 6 Nov 1942, child; Trudy Deanna b. 1946, Retha Gail b. 1948.
    13. Harvey Lee Coffin               19 Jan 1926 Denison, Tx - 14 Oct 1989,  Wed Aline O'Neal Cross  21 Dec 1946. Children; Barbara Ann b. 1945, Nancy Lee b. 1947, Teri Denise b. 1950. 

 


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