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Fifth Generation (Continued)

Family of William Louis Cass COFFMAN (52) & Mariah Jane TRACY

134. Sophronia Elizabeth COFFMAN. Born on 11 Dec 1876 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 85, Sophronia Elizabeth died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 7 Jul 1962. Buried in 1962 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Fronia".

Obituary printed in Lexington Progress on Thursday, 12 July, 1962: Services for Mrs. Frona Coffman Utley were Sunday afternoon at the Bargerton Church of Christ with H.L. Bradfield of Memphis officiating. Burial was in the Waller-Douglas Cemetery with Pafford Funeral Home in Charge. Mrs. Utley, who was 85, died Sunday in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Florence Miller of Juno. She was born and reared in Henderson County and was a member of the Juno Church of Christ.

On 12 Jan 1899 when Sophronia Elizabeth was 22, she first married John Daniel PENDERGRASS, son of John Wesley PENDERGRASS (1839-1917) & Elizabeth Cerena KIRBY (1848-1890), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 29 Nov 1874. At the age of 31, John Daniel died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 29 Nov 1905. Buried in 1905 in Palestine Cemetery, Carroll County, Tennessee. Cause of death: Pneumonia.

They had the following children:
276 i. Florence Irene (1899-)
277 ii. William Guy (1901-1959)
278 iii. Della Mae (1905-2000)

On 24 Mar 1929 when Sophronia Elizabeth was 52, she second married W.C. UTLEY, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Bill".

135. Nancy Rosa COFFMAN. Born on 31 Jan 1878 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 69, Nancy Rosa died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 27 Jun 1947. Buried in 1947 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Cause of death: Stroke.

Donated the land for the Bargerton Church of Christ, Henderson County, Tennessee

On 1 Nov 1909 when Nancy Rosa was 31, she married W. Anderson MILLER. Born on 11 Mar 1887. At the age of 37, W. Anderson died on 25 Jul 1924. Buried in 1924 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Escue".

They had the following children:
i. Virginia. Born on 7 Jul 1913 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Virginia died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 29 Aug 1913. Buried in 1913 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

ii. Freda Lynn. Born on 11 Jun 1915 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 3, Freda Lynn died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 5 Dec 1918. Buried in 1918 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


136. Newton Nepthali COFFMAN. Born on 15 Oct 1881 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 32, Newton Nepthali died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 14 Jul 1914. Buried in 1914 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 24 Aug 1913 when Newton Nepthali was 31, he married Esther A. FESMIRE, daughter of John Washington FESMIRE (1855-1938) & Amanda Jane CUNNINGHAM (1859-1932), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 17 Dec 1891 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 39, Esther A. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 16 Jun 1931. Buried in 1932 in Antioch Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had one child:
279 i. Newton Nephtali (1914-)

Marriage Announcement: Lexington Progress, Friday, August 29, 1913: Married on last Saturday, at the home of Esq. H.F. Williams, in the old 19th District, Mr. Newt. N. Coffman, merchant at Bargerton, and Miss Esther, daughter of John Wash Fesmire, of the old 7th District, one of the best citizens of the West side of the County. The groom went from farming to merchandising, and has the name of being a hustler. The bride has inherited the genuine worth of her excellent parents to make her worth a fortune and we congratulate the groom on his extraordinary luck in securing her for his helpmate. The Progress extends congratulations.

137. Dora Belle COFFMAN. Born on 15 Oct 1883 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 40, Dora Belle died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 29 Mar 1924. Buried in 1924 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Cause of Death: Died in a sanitarium.

On 10 Jan 1904 when Dora Belle was 20, she married Joseph A. BIRCHETT, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 14 Jul 1880. At the age of 25, Joseph A. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 2 Jan 1906. Buried in 1906 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had one child:
280 i. Melvin Austine (1904-1956)

138. Claude Victor COFFMAN. Born on 6 Jan 1886 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 52, Claude Victor died in Madison County, Tennessee on 6 Aug 1938. Buried in 1938 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: Farmer.

Obituary: Funeral services for C.V. Coffman, 82, were held at 11:00 o'clock this morning at the residence on the Harts Bridge Road, conducted by Reverend A.G. Tines. Mr. Coffman was a farmer. Died at 4 o'clock yesterday after a long illness. He was a native of Henderson County.

On 11 Aug 1912 when Claude Victor was 26, he married Vera Mae JORDAN, daughter of George Washington JORDAN (1870-1945) & Ida L. MARTIN, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 4 Jan 1896 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 91, Vera Mae died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 29 Mar 1987. Buried in 1987 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
281 i. Royal Clayton (1913-1992)
282 ii. Martin Tracy (1917-)
283 iii. Lara Lorraine (1919-)
284 iv. Helen Christine (1923-)
v. Arthur Donald. Born on 2 Dec 1929. At the age of 21, Arthur Donald died on 3 Oct 1951. Buried in 1951 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

vi. John Daniel. Born on 2 Dec 1929. John Daniel died on 26 Dec 1929.

285 vii. Gilbert Washington (1931-)

139. Clide Vernon COFFMAN. Born on 6 Jan 1886 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 53, Clide Vernon died in Blue Goose, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1940. Buried in 1940 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 9 Apr 1912 when Clide Vernon was 26, he first married Lila Pearl OWENS, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in Oct 1887.

On 8 Oct 1922 when Clide Vernon was 36, he second married Delpha Mae PARKER, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 15 Aug 1896 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 70, Delpha Mae died in Madison County, Tennessee on 20 Mar 1967. Buried in 1967 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
286 i. Paul (1923-1983)
ii. Juanita. Born on 23 Sep 1925.

Juanita Coffman never married.


140. Lillie Enlow COFFMAN. Born on 10 Aug 1890. At the age of 86, Lillie Enlow died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 30 Oct 1976. Buried in 1976 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 12 Dec 1912 when Lillie Enlow was 22, she married Bazely Stevenson JORDAN, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 11 Nov 1892 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 88, Bazely Stevenson died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 26 Jun 1981. Buried in 1981 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
287 i. William Fielder (1913-)
ii. Arthur. Born on 13 Jan 1918. At the age of 7, Arthur died on 5 Aug 1925. Buried in 1925 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Mac".

288 iii. Robbie Voncille (1922-1978)
289 iv. David Bruce (1925-)
290 v. Harry Martin (1928-)

141. Lu Ethel COFFMAN. Born on 18 May 1892 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 77, Lu Ethel died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 7 Jun 1969. Buried in 1969 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 29 Dec 1915 when Lu Ethel was 23, she married Jerry Arthur PENDERGRASS, son of John Wesley PENDERGRASS (1839-1917) & Elizabeth Cerena KIRBY (1848-1890), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 11 Nov 1889 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 95, Jerry Arthur died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 28 Jan 1985. Buried in 1985 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: Farmer and general mercantile.

They had the following children:
291 i. Newton Howell (1917-)
292 ii. Clara Mildred (1918-)
293 iii. Edna Earl (1920-)
iv. Loyd Ryan. Born on 6 Feb 1922 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Loyd Ryan died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 6 Mar 1922. Buried in 1922 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee.

294 v. Mary Jerneice (1925-1964)
295 vi. Dorothy Lou (1927-)

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