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  1. Elizabeth Ann Coffman: Birth: 4 JAN 1833 in Fairfield Co, OH. Death: 6 AUG 1923 in Comanche, Clinton, Iowa

  2. Melvina K. Coffman: Birth: 8 JUN 1835 in OH; Coffman Bible. Death: UNKNOWN

  3. William H. H. Coffman: Birth: 12 NOV 1837 in OH; Coffman Bible. Death: JUN 1885 in unknown; Coffman Bible

  4. Elvira "Ella" Coffman: Birth: 1839. Death: 2 MAR 1884 in unknown; Coffman Bible

  5. John Tiler Coffman: Birth: 22 SEP 1840 in unknown; Coffman Bible. Death: 5 OCT 1842 in unknown; Coffman Bible

  6. Carrie Coffman: Birth: 1841. Death: UNKNOWN

  7. George Martin Coffman: Birth: 22 FEB 1843 in Fairfield Co, OH. Death: 25 MAR 1925 in Springfield, Greene Co, MO

  8. Francis Marion "Frank" Coffman: Birth: 13 JUL 1845 in Lithopolis, Fairfield Co, OH. Death: 24 FEB 1910 in Woodbine, Harrison Co, Iowa

  9. Sarah Belle Coffman: Birth: 12 JUN 1847 in ?Fairfield Co, OH; Coffman Bible. Death: 4 SEP 1898 in unknown; Coffman Bible

  10. Louisa E. Coffman: Birth: 29 JAN 1850 in ?Fairfield Co, OH; Coffman Bible. Death: 17 AUG 1850 in ?Fairfield Co, OH; Coffman Bible

  11. Mary E. Coffman: Birth: 25 APR 1851 in ?Fairfield Co, OH; Coffman Bible. Death: 9 MAY 1851 in ?Fairfield Co, OH; Coffman Bible

  12. Clara A. Coffman: Birth: 27 AUG 1852 in ?Fairfield Co, OH; Coffman Bible. Death: UNKNOWN

  13. Ella Coffman: Birth: 21 DEC 1855 in IA; Coffman Bible. Death: UNKNOWN

  14. Blanche Coffman: Birth: 2 APR 1857 in IA; Coffman Bible. Death: 1956


Sources
1. Title:   World Family Tree Vol. 13, Ed. 1
Page:   Tree #1476
Author:   Br´┐Żderbund Software, Inc.
Publication:   Release date: August 14, 1997
2. Title:   The Scothorn Family
Page:   p. 115
Author:   Lane, Ralph H.
Publication:   1953 or 1955

Notes
a. Note:   Ohio Records & Pioneer Families, January-March 1981, Vol 22, No 1, Fairfield Co, Ohio, Record of Indentures 1824-1830. Pg 22. Martin Coffman of Fairfield Co, binds his son Noah Coffman (age of minor unknown) to Amos Hunter and Thomas Eddingfield, Blacksmiths of Lancaster, for 3 years 6 months. 16 Apr 1825. CENSUS: 1850 Bloom Twp., Fairfield Co., OH; family #1367 COFFMAN, Noah 42y blacksmith b OH , Rhoda 39y b OH , Elizabeth H. 17y b OH , Melissa K. 15y b OH , William H. 10y b OH , George M. 8y b OH , Francis M. (male) 5y b OH , Sarah B. 4y b OH McCLENNON, Silas 26y blacksmith b OH SHRIDE, William 17y b OH CENSUS: 1856 Eden twp., Clinton Co., IA, visitation 36/36 COFFMAN, N. W., 48y b OH, farmer, owns 80 acres of improved land and 80 of unimproved land, 20 acres of spring wheat - 300 bushels harvested. 10 acres of corn - 500 bushels harvested. 1/3 acre potatoes with 25 bushels harvested. ", Rhoda, 45y b OH ", Malvina K., 21y b OH, married ", Wm. H H., 19y laborer b OH ", George M., 13y b OH ", Francis M., 10y male b OH ", Sarah B., 7y b OH ", Clara, 4y b OH ", Ella, [no age shown] b IA RAINIER, William, 22y b OH, laborer, married All listed being in the state 1 year except for William Rainier and Malvina who show 0 years. Ella's entry is left blank but at this time she's less than a year old. CENSUS: 1860 Eden Twp., Clinton Co., IA; p 72 COFFMAN, M. [looks definitely like an 'm'] W. 52y farmer b OH, $3700 real estate, $1000 personal estate ", Rhoda, 49y b OH ", George M., 17y b OH ", Francis M., 14y male b OH ", Sarah B., 13y b OH ", Carie 7y b OH ", Elle 5y b IA ", Blanche 2y b IA CENSUS: 1870 Eden Twp., Clinton Co., IA; p6 COFFMAN, Noah W., 62y farmer b OH, $9500 real estate, $1500 personal estate ", Rhoda, 59y keeping house b OH ", Belle, 22y teaching school b OH ", Cassie, 17y at school b OH ", Ella, 15y at school b IA ", Blanche, 13y b IA, at school RICE, Samuel, 32y farm laborer b NY CENSUS: 1880 Eden, Clinton Co., IA; p 383A COFFMAN, N. W., 72y b OH, farmer, fa b PA, ma b VA ", Rhoda, wife 70y b OH, keeping house, parents b VA ", Belle, dau 34y b IA, teaching school, parents b OH ", Blanche, dau 22y b IA, keeping house, parents b OH TALLMAN, Robert, 10y at school b IA, parents b OH The History of Clinton County, Iowa, Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1879. N. W. Coffman, farmer, Sec. 5; P. O. Camanche; was born in Fairfield Co., Ohio, in 1808; came to Iowa in 1855, settling in Clinton Co., where he has since resided; he improved the farm on which he resides, consisting of eighty acres. He married, near Lancaster, Fairfield Co., Ohio, in 1831, Miss Rhoda Williamson, a native of that county, born in 1811; they have nine children: Elizabeth (now Mrs. W. Tallman), Melvina (now Mrs. Ramier), William H., George, Belle, Carrie (now Mrs. Dinsmore), Frank, Ella (now Mrs. Edlin) and Blanche. They are members of the M. E. Church. Two of his sons were in the army; George enlisted in the 8th I.V.I., Co. A, and served through the war; was taken prisoner at Pittsburg Landing, while under Gen. Prentiss; Frank went out with the hundred-day men. Mr. C. is a blacksmith. He was formerly a Whig, and, at the organization of the Republican party, joined its ranks, and has since acted with it. His parents, Martin and Sarah (Whitehurst) Coffman were natives of Pennsylvania and Virginia; his paternal grandparents removed to Virginia while his father was quite young; there he was married and removed to Ohio, which at that time was a new country, and resided there till their deaths. From: Cyndy <[email protected]@aol.com> December 31, 2000 This is what is in the Family Register of the Coffman Family Bible, some of the information is repeated but I will give it to you just as it is written. I only have copies of the pages of this bible as does my cousin out in Oregon, I don't know who has the Bible. I have the Bible belonging to Noah Coffman, but there is nothing recorded in except his name and Rhoda's. Births: Noah W. Cofman was born in the year of our Lord may the 17th 1808. Rhoda Cofman wife of N. W. Coffman was born in the year of our Lord November the 2nd, 1811. Martin Coffman was born in the year of our Lord December the 21st 1774. Sarah Coffman was born in the year of our Lord September the 28th 1781. Elizia Flanerty was born in the year of Lord February the 9th 1776. ( I don't know who this is-if you do please let me know) Elizabeth Ann Cofman daughter of N.W. and Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord January the 4th 1833. Elizia Melvina Coffman daughter of Noah W. & Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord June 8, 1835. Wm. H. H. Coffman Son of N.W. and Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord November the 12, 1837. John Tiler Coffman Son of N.W. and Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord September 22, 1840. George Martin Coffman Son of N.W. & Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord February 22, 1843. Francis M. Coffman Son of N. W. & Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord January 13th 1846. Sarah B. Coffman Daughter of N.W. & Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord June 12th, 1847. Louisa E. Coffman Daughter of N.W. & Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord & D Jan 29th 1850. Mary E. Coffman Daughter of N.W. and Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord & D April 25th 1851. Clara A. Coffman Daughter of N.W. & Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord & D August 27th 1852. Ella Coffman Daughter of N.W. & Rhoda Coffman was born Dec. 21, 1855 in the year of our Lord. Blanche Coffman Daughter of N.W. & Rhoda Coffman was born in the year of our Lord April 2, 1857 (This was my Great Grandmother, I was born in 1948 and she died in 1956 when I was 8, she was 99 and 9 months old when she died, she used to tell us about the day Abraham Lincoln died!) Marriages: Noah W. Cofman and Rhoda Cofman was married January the 1st 1832. William Tallman and E.A. Tallman was married in the year of our Lord December 23rd, 1851. William Ranier and Malvina Coffman. William H. H. Coffman Jemie. George M. Coffman & Mary F. Miller. Frank M. Coffman & Mattie Hudson. William Edlin & Ella Coffman. Samuel Dinsmore & Carrie Coffman. William Edlin & Blanche Coffman (Parents of my Grandfather Edward Guy Edlin) married Feb 3rd 1885. Deaths: John Tiler Coffman Son of N.W. & Rhoda Coffman Departed this life October 5th 1842 age 2 years and 13 days. Louisa E. Coffman Daughter of N.W. & Rhoda Coffman Departed this life August 17th 1830 9 months and 13 days. Mary E. Coffman Daughter of N.W. & Rhoda Coffman departed this life May 9th 1851 age 2 weeks and 2 days. At this point the handwriting changes a great deal Charles Coffman Son of N.W. & Rhoda Coffman Departed this life August 3. Ella E. Edlin died March 2nd 1884. W. H.H. Coffman died June 1885. Belle S. Kauffman died September 4, 1898. Rhoda Coffman died Feb 3, 1883 Noah W. Coffman died June 26, 1892


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