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James Franklin COATES

James Franklin COATES

Male 1867 - 1940  (72 years)


  • Name James Franklin COATES  [1, 2
    Nickname Frank 
    Born 9 Feb 1867  , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  T5S R1E, Goode Twp., Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 4y 
    • He was recorded in the household of O.D. Coats, and was 4 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was 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..]
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 12y 
    • He was recorded as the son of "O.D. Coats" and was 12 years old at the time of this census. Illinois was his reported birthplace.
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Blissville [COATS, O.D.]
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Blissville [COATS, O.D.]
    Occupation 1890  [4
    Saddler 
    Occupation 1910  [5
    farmer 
    1910 U.S. Census 15 Apr 1910  , Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 43y 
    • He was recorded as "Frank Coats", the head of household, married for 9 years (second marriage), and was 43 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Illinois was his reported birthplace. His father and mother's birthplace was reported as "Tennessee".
    1910 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Blissville [COATES, Frank] Pg1
    1910 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Blissville [COATES, Frank] Pg1
    Died 22 Jan 1940  , McClellan, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Cause: coronary thrombosis 
    Death Certificate of COATES, James Franklin
    Death Certificate of COATES, James Franklin
    Buried 24 Jan 1940  Ashley Cemetery, Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Association James COATS (Relationship: DNA Relative) 
    Person ID I4425  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 

    Father Ozias Denton COATS,   b. 4 Oct 1834, , , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1899, , Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother 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  [9, 10, 11
    Marriage Certificate of COATES, Ozias and PEARCE, Catherine
    Marriage Certificate of COATES, Ozias and PEARCE, Catherine
    Family ID F1478  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Marietta WOODROME,   b. Est 1870, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 28 Aug 1890  , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Stanley C. COATES,   b. 10 Jun 1891, , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1938, , Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
     2. Ester COATES,   b. 1894,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Hazel COATES,   b. Jan 1897,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2011 
    Family ID F1794  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Clara Elma WILKS 
    Children 
    +1. Rev. Clarence Wilks COATS,   b. 16 Dec 1901, , , Washington County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1985, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Frank COATES,   b. 1903
     3. Clara Belle COATES,   b. 1909
     4. Irma Catherine COATS,   b. 31 Oct 1913, , , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 2012, Mount Vernon Countryside Manor, Mount Vernon, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F1760  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Feb 1867 - , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 4y - 1 Jun 1870 - T5S R1E, Goode Twp., Franklin County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 12y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Aug 1890 - , Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 U.S. Census - Age: 43y - 15 Apr 1910 - , Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: coronary thrombosis - 22 Jan 1940 - , McClellan, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 24 Jan 1940 - Ashley Cemetery, Ashley, Washington County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    COATS, James Franklin (Frank)
    COATS, James Franklin (Frank)
    SOURCE: Coates, James Franklin “Frank”, photograph. ca. 1885. Digital
    image. Privately held by mcoats, (http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/25429690/person/1652507244 : accessed 17 August 2014)
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  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I4425&tree=1: accessed 14 December 2018), "James Franklin COATES".

  • Sources

    (Reliability ratings:
      0=Unreliable   1=Questionable   2=Secondary   3=Primary) 
    1. [S160] 1870 U.S. census, Franklin County, Illinois, population schedule, Township 5, S Range 1 East, 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).

    2. [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).

    3. [S1075] 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., Circular Questionaire, 5 July 1898. (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S1084] Washington County, Illinois, "Register of Marriages", Book D, p. 167, No. 115, (1890); Coates-Woodrome; Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville, Illinois, (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S502] 1910 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Blissville Township, p. 22 (stamped), enumeration district (ED) 94, sheets 8-A and 8-B, dwelling 153, family 155, Frank Coats household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 20 July 2006); citing National Archives microfilm publication T624, roll 294, (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S549] Jefferson County, Illinois, death certificate no. 25, James Franklin "Coats", issued 26 Jan 1940; ISA microfilm 531 (Deaths, Jan 1940, Jefferson County), Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL death certificate #0000025, IL microfilm #531.

    7. [S511] Ashley Cemetery (Washington County, Illinois; LAT/LON N38.330°, W-89.203°; located on the western edge of Ashley, Illinois, just to the south of US Rt. 51 / IL Rt 15 and access is at Vermont Road (26920 E)), no marker found.

    8. [S549] Jefferson County, Illinois, death certificate no. 25, James Franklin "Coats", issued 26 Jan 1940; ISA microfilm 531 (Deaths, Jan 1940, Jefferson County), Illinois State Archives, Springfield, (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S562] Jefferson County, Illinois, Marriage Certificate, v. 2, p. 43, No. 00106391 (9 Nov 1860), Coates-Pearce; Jefferson County Clerk's Office, Mount Vernon, Illinois. [Filed as "Ozins D. Coates" and "Catherine Pearce"], (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S62] "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900," database, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp : accessed 2009-present), entry for Ozins D. Coates and Catharine Pearce, 9 November 1860; citing Jefferson County Marriages, vol. 2, p. 43. (Reliability: 2).

    11. [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, D.C., (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S1084] Washington County, Illinois, "Register of Marriages", Book D, p. 167, No. 115, (1890); Coates-Woodrome; Washington County Clerk's Office, Nashville, Illinois, (Reliability: 3).