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Elmer Ivan Coffey

Elmer Ivan Coffey

Male 1880 - 1948  (67 years)

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  • Name Elmer Ivan Coffey 
    Born 12 Aug 1880  Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1895  Riverside, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1895 State Census, Iowa, Washington County, Riverside, Page 341.
    1895 State Census, Iowa, Washington County, Riverside, Page 341.
    1895 State Census, Iowa, Washington County, Riverside, Page 341.
    Census Jun 1900  Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1900 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek, Supervisor's District No. 1, Enumeration District No. 117, Sheet 11B.
    1900 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek, Supervisor's District No. 1, Enumeration District No. 117, Sheet 11B.
    1900 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek, Supervisor's District No. 1, Enumeration District No. 117, Sheet 11B.
    Census 17 May 1910  Lime Creek Township, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1910 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek Township, Supervisor's District No. 1, Enumeration District No. 129, Sheet 22B.
    1910 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek Township, Supervisor's District No. 1, Enumeration District No. 129, Sheet 22B.
    1910 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek Township, Supervisor's District No. 1, Enumeration District No. 129, Sheet 22B.
    Census 3 Jan 1920  Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1920 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek Township, Supervisor's District No. 90, Enumeration District No. 133, Sheet 2B.
    1920 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek Township, Supervisor's District No. 90, Enumeration District No. 133, Sheet 2B.
    1920 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek Township, Supervisor's District No. 90, Enumeration District No. 133, Sheet 2B.
    Census 1925  Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1925 Iowa Census, Washington County, Wellman, page 46.
    1925 Iowa Census, Washington County, Wellman, page 46.
    1925 Iowa Census, Washington County, Wellman, page 46.
    Census 2 Apr 1930  Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1930 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek Township, Enumeration District 92-16, Sheet 1B.
    1930 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek Township, Enumeration District 92-16, Sheet 1B.
    1930 Federal Census, Iowa, Washington County, Lime Creek Township, Enumeration District 92-16, Sheet 1B.
    Died 5 Jun 1948  Cedar Rapids, Linn County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Iowa City Press Citizen (Iowa City, Iowa) 1948, June 7 [MONDAY]
      Headline: ELMER COFFEY DIES SUDDENLY
      Sub-Headline: Former Publisher of Well Advance, 67, Had Suffered Stroke

      Text: Elmer Ivan Coffey, 67, Center Point, who was publisher of the Wellman Advance more than 30 years, died suddenly Saturday night at Mercy Hospital in Cedar Rapids. He had suffered a stroke last week. Mr. Coffey left Wellman about 10 years ago and prior to his death was a resident of Center Point, where he was a breeder of saddle horses. He was born at Wellman August 12, 1880.

      Surviving relatives include a widow, Lola Coffey, Westmont, Ill, and nine children, Max of Omaha, Hubert of Berkeley, Calif., Francis of Tucson, Ariz, Dr. James of Lincoln, Nebr, Mrs. W.R. Morgan of Syracuse, N.Y., Mrs. Dan Polk of Fairbanks, Alaska, Mrs. E.D. Morrison, Jr., of Washington, Iowa, Mrs. Franz Halda, Westmont, Ill, and Jean Coffey, Portland, Ore. Also surviving are two brothers, Irvin Coffey of Westchester and Wilson Coffey of China, Texas. Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Center Point. Burial will be in the cemetery at Wellman, where graveside services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday.
    • Omaha World Herald, 7 Jun 1948
      Elmer Ivan Coffey, Ex-Publisher, Dies

      Center Point, Ia.-Elmer Ivan Coffey, 67, well-known horse breeder in this area, and a former newspaper publisher, died unexpectedly Saturday night at his home here.

      Mr. Coffey was the publisher of a newspaper at Wellman, Ia., for many years.

      He is survived by his wife, Lola; four sons and five daughters. They are: Max, assistant managing editor of The World-Herald; Hubert, Berkeley, Cal.; Francis, Tucson, Ariz.; Dr. James, Lincoln; Mrs. W. R. Morgan, Syracuse, N.Y.; Mrs. Dan Polk, Fairbanks, Alaska; Mrs. E. D. Morrison, Jr., Washington, Ia.; Miss Jean, Portland, Ore.; and Mrs. Franz Halda, Westmount, Ill.

      Services will be in Center Point, burial at Wellman.
    Buried 9 Jun 1948  Wellman Cemetery, Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1062  Helms Family
    Last Modified 31 May 2012 

    Father Joseph Lane Coffey,   b. 19 May 1856, IN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1927, West Chester, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Susan Wellman,   b. 13 May 1850, IN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1919, Kramer, Warren County, IN, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 3 Oct 1876 
    Family ID F365  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lola Edna Oldaker,   b. 26 Jun 1880, Iowa County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1954  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1902 
    Children 
     1. Max Arthur Coffey,   b. 27 Nov 1902, Garrison, Benton County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1973, Blair, Washington County, NE, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +2. Marcia Coffey,   b. 23 Nov 1904, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 2005, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
     3. Helen Irene Coffey,   b. 5 Jan 1907, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2011  (Age 103 years)
    +4. Kathleen Wellman Coffey,   b. 13 Dec 1908, Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 2001, Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +5. Hubert Stanley Coffey,   b. 7 Jun 1910, Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1988  (Age 77 years)
     6. Lola Jean Coffey,   b. 9 Aug 1911, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1975, Rose Hill Memorial Park, Whittier, Los Angeles County, CA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +7. Francis Ivan Coffey,   b. 4 Apr 1913, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 2002, Tucson, Pima County, AZ, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +8. Diana Elisabeth Coffey,   b. 22 Mar 1918, Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 2011, Halcyon House, Washington, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +9. Dr. James Leo Coffey, MD,   b. 5 Jul 1919, Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 2007, Emmetsburg, Palo Alto County, IA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F364  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Aug 1880 - Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1895 - Riverside, Washington County, IA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Jun 1900 - Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 17 May 1910 - Lime Creek Township, Washington County, IA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 3 Jan 1920 - Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1925 - Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 2 Apr 1930 - Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Jun 1948 - Cedar Rapids, Linn County, IA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 9 Jun 1948 - Wellman Cemetery, Wellman, Washington County, IA, USA Link to Google Earth
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