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Ozias Denton COATS

Ozias Denton COATS

Male 1834 - 1899  (64 years)


  • Name Ozias Denton COATS 
    • Spelled "Ozias Denten Coats" on his gravestone [1]
    Born 4 Oct 1834  , , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    1860 US Census 1 Jun 1860  T4S R1E, Bald Hill Twp., Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 22y 
    • He was recorded in the household of Josiah Willis and was 22 years old at the time of this census. Tennessee was his reported birthplace.
    1860 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, T4SR1E [COATS]
    1860 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, T4SR1E [COATS]
    Tax Record 1862  , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • taxed for $107.00
    Land Purchase 22 Jun 1863  T5S R1E S36 N2NE, Goode Twp., Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • T5S R1E S36 N2NE, Meridian 3, Franklin County, 80 acres, $7/acre, $560.00 total, type of sale: Rock River or Railroad
    Tax Record 1864  , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • taxed for $271.00
    Military Service 11 Apr 1865  , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Civil War, Union, Company I, 39th Illinois Infantry, Private. He was in the Field Hospital in Richmond, VA in June 1865 for four weeks with chronic diarrhia, disease of the kidneys caused by fever, exposure and fatigue.
    Tax Record 1866  , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • taxed for $112.00
    Occupation 1870  [9, 10
    farmer 
    1870 US Census 1 Jun 1870  T5S R1E, Goode Twp., Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 30y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and was 30 years old at the time of this census. "Farmer" was his reported occupation and "Tennessee" was again his reported birthplace.
    1870 U.S. census, Illinois, Franklin County, Township 5, Range 1 [COATS, O.D..]
    1870 U.S. census, Illinois, Franklin County, Township 5, Range 1 [COATS, O.D..]
    Military Pension 7 Jun 1879  [11
    MILITARY, Civil War, Pension Index, [COATES, O.D.]
    MILITARY, Civil War, Pension Index, [COATES, O.D.]
    1880 US Census 1 Jun 1880  , Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Age: 40y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household as "O.D. Coats" and was 40 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer". Tennessee was his reported birthplace, and "North Carolina" was the recorded place of birth for both his father and mother.
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Blissville [COATS, O.D.]
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Blissville [COATS, O.D.]
    Physical Description Civil War  [13
    • Name: COATS, A D
      Rank: PVT
      Company: I
      Unit: 39 IL US INF

      Personal Characteristics
      Residence: FRANKLIN CO, IL
      Age: 35
      Height: 5' 7"
      Hair: AUBURN
      Eyes: BLUE
      Complexion: FAIR
      Marital Status: N/A
      Occupation: FARMER
      Nativity: TN

      Service Record
      Joined When: APR 11, 1865
      Joined Where: OLNEY, IL
      Joined By Whom: N/A
      Period: 1 YR
      Muster In: APR 11, 1865
      Muster In Where: OLNEY, IL
      Muster In By Whom: N/A
      Muster Out: AUG 18, 1865
      Muster Out Where: FT MONROE, VA
      Muster Out By Whom: LT WILSON
      Remarks: N/A
    Occupation U.S. Military Civil War Veteran (Union) 
    Religion Baptist 
    FamilySearch ID
    FindAGrave
    Died 8 May 1899  , Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Buried Horse Prairie Cemetery, Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • about 3 rows away from the east side of the church. Denton's name looks to be incorrectly spelled on his gravstone. It's spelled "O. Denten Coats", while Catherine's name is spelled "Catherine Coates".
    Gravestone for COAT[e]S, Ozias Denten and COATES, Catherine (Pierce)
    Gravestone for COAT[e]S, Ozias Denten and COATES, Catherine (Pierce)
    Transcription:
    O. DENTEN COATS
    BORN OCT 4, 1834 | DIED MAY 8, 1899
    CATHERINE COATES | 1844 -- 1914
    COATS
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 28 May 2005
    Association James COATS (Relationship: DNA Common Ancestor) 
    Notes 
    • Ozias "Denten" and Catie came from Tennessee. He was in the Union army, and that is why they had to leave Tennessee (although they were clearly in Illinois by 1860, according to the 1860 census.)
    Person ID I3910  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 

    Father Joseph COATS 
    Mother Cyntha DEAN,   b. 1810, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1890, , , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Family ID F1489  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine PIERCE,   b. Jan 1842, , , Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1914, 514 Fairground Ave., Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1860  , , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 16, 17
    Marriage Certificate of COATES, Ozias and PEARCE, Catherine
    Marriage Certificate of COATES, Ozias and PEARCE, Catherine
    Children 
    +1. William Joseph COATES,   b. 19 Oct 1861, , Benton, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1932, Road Dist No 43, Swanwick, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. Moss J. COATES,   b. 15 Jan 1864, , Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1958, Pinckneyville Community Hospital, Pinckneyville, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +3. James Franklin COATES,   b. 9 Feb 1867, , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1940, , McClellan, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     4. Nancy C. COATES,   b. 3 May 1869, , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 1937, , Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Fannie J. COATES,   b. 1870, , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 7 Jul 1870 and 30 Jun 1880  (Age 0 years)
     6. Charles H. COATES,   b. 7 Dec 1873, , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Alma "Pearl" COATES,   b. 1 Dec 1878, , , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Nellie B. COATES,   b. 20 Feb 1881, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Documents
    Civil War Pension Questionnaire for Family of Osias D. COATS
    Civil War Pension Questionnaire for Family of Osias D. COATS
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F1478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    DNA-Matched Direct Ancestor
    DNA-Matched Direct Ancestor
    Signature of COATS, Osias
    Signature of COATS, Osias
    Osias D. Coats (Pvt., Co. I, 39th Ill. Inf., Civil War), pension application no. 290,441, certificate no. 262,417, Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861-1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I3910&tree=1: accessed 7 July 2020), "Ozias Denton COATS."

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S521] Horse Prairie Cemetery (Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois; LAT/LON N38.114°, W-89.033°; located north of Sesser, Illinois; from State Rt. 154 just east of Sesser, turn north on Banister Rd (CR700); go north 1.5 miles to Horse Prairie Rd (CR1700); turn left (west) on Horse Prairie Rd and go .5 miles; Horse Prairie Church and Cemetery are on the right (north) side of the road), O. Denten Coats and Catherine Coates joint marker; personally read and photographed, 25 May 2007; personally read and photographed, (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S521] Horse Prairie Cemetery (Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois; LAT/LON N38.114°, W-89.033°; located north of Sesser, Illinois; from State Rt. 154 just east of Sesser, turn north on Banister Rd (CR700); go north 1.5 miles to Horse Prairie Rd (CR1700); turn left (west) on Horse Prairie Rd and go .5 miles; Horse Prairie Church and Cemetery are on the right (north) side of the road), joint grave marker for O. Denten and Catherine (Pierce) Coates; personally read and photographed, 25 May 2007. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S619] 1860 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, T3S R1E, p. 1115 (penned), dwelling 2340, family 2292, Josiah Willis household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 19 May 2007); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 187. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1007] Franklin County Genealogical Society, Assessor's Personal Property Tax Book, 1862-1864-1866, Franklin County, Illinois, (West Frankfort, Illinois : Franklin Co. Gen. Soc., nd), p. 8. (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S616] "Illinois Public Domain Land Sales Database," database, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isa/landsrch.jsp : accessed 2007-present), entry for "COATES, OZIAS D.", citing Field General Land Office Register, v. 791, p. 137. (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S1007] Franklin County Genealogical Society, Assessor's Personal Property Tax Book, 1862-1864-1866, Franklin County, Illinois, (West Frankfort, Illinois : Franklin Co. Gen. Soc., nd), p. 42. (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S23] Ancestry.com website, www.ancestry.com, (Provo, UT : The Generations Network, Inc., 2007), Flim M539, roll 17.

    8. [S1007] Franklin County Genealogical Society, Assessor's Personal Property Tax Book, 1862-1864-1866, Franklin County, Illinois, (West Frankfort, Illinois : Franklin Co. Gen. Soc., nd), p. 74. (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S160] 1870 U.S. census, Franklin County, Illinois, population schedule, T5S R1E, p. 123 (stamped), dwelling 2, family 2, O.D. Coats household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 June 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 221. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S563] Jefferson County, Illinois, marriage certificate v. 2, p. 43, No. 00106391 (9 Nov 1860), Coates-Pearce; Jefferson County Clerk's Office, Mt. Vernon. (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S685] "U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934," database with images, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/4654/ : accessed 12 March 2006), Osias D. Coates (Co. I, 39th Ill. Inf.) index card; citing imaged from General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, T288 (Washington, D.C. : National Archives [n.d.]), no roll number cited. imaged from General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934, T288 (Washington, D.C. : National Archives [n.d.]), no roll number cited. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S161] 1880 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Blissville, enumeration district (ED) 65, p. 27 (penned) p. 424C (stamped), dwelling 245, family 245, O.D. Coats household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 12 June 2005); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 215. (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S895] "Illinois Civil War Muster and Descriptive Rolls Database," database, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isaveterans/civilmustersrch.jsp : accessed 2009-present), entry for "COATS, A.D." [sic]. (Reliability: 2).

    14. [S1076] Application for Accured Pension, 20 May 1899, Catherine Coats, widow’s pension application no. 699,267, certificate no. 505,119; service of Osias D. Coats (Pvt., Co. I, 39th Ill. Inf., Civil War); Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861–1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington DC. (Reliability: 2).

    15. [S521] Horse Prairie Cemetery (Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois; LAT/LON N38.114°, W-89.033°; located north of Sesser, Illinois; from State Rt. 154 just east of Sesser, turn north on Banister Rd (CR700); go north 1.5 miles to Horse Prairie Rd (CR1700); turn left (west) on Horse Prairie Rd and go .5 miles; Horse Prairie Church and Cemetery are on the right (north) side of the road), joint grave marker for O. Denten and Catherine (Pierce) Coates; personally read and photographed, 25 May 2007. (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S563] Jefferson County, Illinois, marriage certificate v. 2, p. 43, No. 00106391 (9 Nov 1860), Coates-Pearce; Jefferson County Clerk's Office, Mt. Vernon. (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S62] "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900," database, Illinois State Archives, Springfield (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp : accessed 18 February 2008), entry for Ozins D. Coates and Catharine Pearce, 9 November 1860; citing Jefferson County Marriages, vol. 2, p. 43; (Reliability: 2).