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Melchizedek C. COATS

Male 1839 - 1921  (81 years)


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  • Name Melchizedek C. COATS 
    Born 25 Dec 1839  , , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Farmer  [4
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  T4S R1E, , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 19y 
    • He was recorded in the household of Cynthia Coats and was 19 years old at the time of this census. Tennessee was his reported birthplace. The following people were recorded in this household:

      Cynthia, age 46
      Amy, age 25
      Melchesidic, age 19
      Matthew A., age 16

      it is reported that Cyntha and Amy could not read nor write.
    1860 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County [COATS, Cyntha]
    1860 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County [COATS, Cyntha]
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  T2S R1E, , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 25y 
    1870 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County [COATS, Melchizedek]
    1870 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County [COATS, Melchizedek]
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , Casner Twp., Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 36y 
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County [COATS, Melchizedek]
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County [COATS, Melchizedek]
    1900 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1900  , Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 60y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and was 60 years old at the time of this census. Tennessee was his reported birthplace. The following people were recorded in this household:

      Melchizedek, age 60
      Harriet, age 54
      Lina, age 26
      Lillie, age 23
      Charles, age 17
      Hattie, age 14
      Sadie, age 10
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Jeffersion County, [COATS, Melchizedek]
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Jeffersion County, [COATS, Melchizedek]
    1920 U.S. Census 1 Jan 1920  , Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 84y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and was 84 years old at the time of this census. Tennessee was his reported birthplace. The following people were recorded in this household:

      Melchizedek, age 84
      Harriet, age 74
      Charles F., age 37
      Sadie, age 30
      Vernon, age 6 (according to the 1930 census, Vernon is Charles' son).
    1920 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Woodlawn [COATS, Mel C.]
    1920 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, Woodlawn [COATS, Mel C.]
    FindAGrave
    Died 19 Nov 1921  , Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10, 11
    Age: 81y 10m 25d 
    Cause: Senility 
    Buried 21 Nov 1921  Mount Catherine Christian Cemetery, Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10, 12
    Gravestone for COATS, Melchisedek
    Gravestone for COATS, Melchisedek
    Person ID I5810  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2016 

    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 Harriet Barbara GASKIN,   b. 3 Dec 1845, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Feb 1935, , Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 19 Aug 1866  , , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Marriage License: Vol. 3, lic# 179, Jefferson Co. IL Marriages
    Children 
     1. Mahala Magnolia "Nolia" COATS,   b. 1867,   d. 1888  (Age 21 years)
     2. Elias Joseph COATS,   b. 8 Mar 1869, , , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1940, , Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Priscilla Catherine COATS,   b. 18 May 1871, , , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1941, , Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Leah Carolina "Lina" COATS,   b. Nov 1873, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Lillie Nora COATS,   b. Jul 1876, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962  (Age ~ 85 years)
     6. Minnie Alice COATS,   b. Cal 19 Feb 1879,   d. 21 Jan 1881  (Age ~ 1 years)
    +7. Charles Francis COATS,   b. 8 Jul 1882, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1957  (Age 75 years)
     8. Harriet Agnes "Hattie" COATS,   b. Jun 1885, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Sadie Olive COATS,   b. 3 Aug 1889, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1970, , , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F2075  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1839 - , , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 19y - 1 Jun 1860 - T4S R1E, , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Aug 1866 - , , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 25y - 1 Jun 1870 - T2S R1E, , Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 36y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Casner Twp., Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 U.S. Census - Age: 60y - 1 Jun 1900 - , Blissville, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 U.S. Census - Age: 84y - 1 Jan 1920 - , Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 81y 10m 25d - 19 Nov 1921 - , Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 Nov 1921 - Mount Catherine Christian Cemetery, Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I5810&tree=1: accessed 23 July 2018), "Melchizedek C. COATS"

  • Sources 
    1. [S1120] 1860 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Township 4 South, Range 1 East, p. 326 (penned), dwelling 2333, family 2285, Cynthia Coats household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 November 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 187, (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S755] Ancestry, "Find A Grave", database with images, Find A Grave (http://findagrave.com: accessed 4 November 2012), memorial 71170925, M. Chis. Coats (1839-1921), Mount Catherine Christian Cemetery, Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois. (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S1144] 1920 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Woodlawn (Shiloh Township), enumeration district (ED) 115, sheet 2-A, dwelling 32, family 33, Mel C. Coats household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 September 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 376, (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S1188] Jefferson County, Illinois, death certificate no. 35231 (stamped), Melchisadec Coats, issued 19 Nov 1921; ISA microfilm 118 (Downstate Deaths 1921 33501-36000), Illinois State Archives, Springfield, (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S1120] 1860 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Township 4 South, Range 1 East, p. 326 (penned), dwelling 2333, family 2285, Cynthia Coats household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 November 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 187, (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1123] 1870 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Township 2 South Range 1 East, p. 13 (penned), dwelling 104, family 103, Melchizedek Coats household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 November 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 221, (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S1124] 1880 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Casner Township, enumeration district (ED) 44, p. 10B (penned), dwelling 84, family 74, Melchizedek Coats household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 November 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 215, (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1122] 1900 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Blissville, enumeration district (ED) 66, sheet 5-B, dwelling 98, family 100, Melchizedic Coates household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 4 November 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 308, (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1144] 1920 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Woodlawn (Shiloh Township), enumeration district (ED) 115, sheet 2-A, dwelling 32, family 33, Mel C. Coats household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 2 September 2013); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625, roll 376, (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S1188] Jefferson County, Illinois, death certificate no. 35231 (stamped), Melchisadec Coats, issued 19 Nov 1921; ISA microfilm 118 (Downstate Deaths 1921 33501-36000), Illinois State Archives, Springfield, (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S63] "Illinois Statewide Death Index, 1916-1950," database, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/idphdeathsrch.jsp : accessed 2009-present), entry for Melchisadc [sp] Coats (19 Nov 1921), cert #35231. (Reliability: 2).

    12. [S1142] Mount Catherine Christian Cemetery (Woodlawn, Jefferson County, Illinois); LAT/LON N38.36580, W-89.05195; located west of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; from I-57, take I-64 west 4.7 mi. to exit 69, Woodlawn Ln/Birch Ln (CR600E); go north 0.7mi. to Houston Rd. (CR1700N); turn left (west) on Houston Rd., and go 1 mile to Steel Rd (CR500E); turn left (south) on Steel Rd. and go 0.5 mile; Mount Catherine Christian Cemetery is on the left. To get back to I-64, go back the way you came because Tempe Rd. has no access ramps to I-64..

    13. [S62] "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900," database, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp : accessed 2009-present), entry for Melchisedick Coats and Harriet B. Gaskin, 19 August 1866; citing Jefferson County Marriages, vol. 3, license number 179. (Reliability: 2).