Tag Archives: Coen

Elvira Demeretta Chappell

Elvira Demeretta Chappell
b. 18 September 1842, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana, to Moses Lane and Amanda Melvina Susan (Twitty) Chappell
d. 12 April 1915, Gandy, Logan County, Nebraska

m. 24 June 1864, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana
Allen Overton Adams
b. 28 October 1842, Algiers, Pike County, Indiana, to Edward S. “Ned” and Martha A. “Patsy” (Harris) Adams
d. 10 December 1917, Winslow, Pike County, Indiana

Children with Allen Overton Adams:
• Arthur Adison (1865-1935) married Zulima R. “Zella” Radcliff
• Martha Issabelle “Mattie” (1866-1945) married Isaac “Ike” Selby
• Edward Grant (1869-1935) married Martha Anna Sorguis
• Moses Lane (1870-1958) married Jeanette Maude Oberson
• Mary Elizabeth (1872-1969) married Homer Curt Thomas
• George Jerome (1875-1957) married Martha Esther Coen
• Nancy Katherine “Kate” (1877-1926) married Curtis L. Gribling
• Chloe Luella (1880-1926) married Claude B. Loudon
• Allen Beverly (1881-1911) married Cora Delilah McCain
• Clyde (1884-1885)
• Claude (1884-1885)
• Orace Eldoris (1886-1917) married Henerietta Mathilda Fitzgerald

Elvira left the state in 1891. Allen Adams was buried in Gandy, Logan County, Nebraska, the week after he died in Indiana.

Submitted by:
Larry L. Nielson
Fruitland ID
E-mail: lniel19027@juno.com

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Harrison Nesler

Harrison Nesler
b. 7 February 1824, probably Posey County, Indiana, Jonathan and Amanda (Allyn) Nesler
d. 28 January 1892, Jasper Township, Carroll County, Iowa

m/1. 20 April 1846, Posey County, Indiana
Martha Givens
b. about 1826 Francis (Carlisle) Crawford
d. January 1850

m/2.
Nancy Ann Knowles
b. 13 May 1833
d. 18 November 1907

Children with Martha Givens:

  • Elizabeth (ca. 1847-bef. 1860)

Children with Nancy Ann Knowles:

  • Rhesa J. “Reese” (aka Jay Leslie) (1854-1942) married (1) Emma Zella Thompson, (2) Mary Ellen Pea, (3) Eve Selina Shunkweiler
  • Hannah Minerva (1855-1935) married (1) Richard Call, (2) Richard Coen
  • Amanda Lucinda (1858-1929) married Charles Wesley Bailey
  • William Harrison (1863-1883)
  • Charles Edward (1868-1930) married Ella Brand
  • Lennis (1872-bet. 1914-1920) married Margaret Aarons

There were as many as six other children who died young according to census entries for Nancy (Knowles) Nesler.

Submitted by:
Emily Moore
Indianapolis IN
E-mail: eallynm@aol.com

Jonathan Jackson Robinson

Jonathan Jackson Robinson
b. 10 September 1818, Jackson County, Indiana
d. 28 September 1887, Franklin Township, Monroe County, Iowa

m/1. 4 October 1832, Jackson County, Indiana
Elsie Ross
d. 1852

m/2. 1854
Jane W. Coen
b. 20 November 1827, Dearborn County, Indiana
d. 14 December 1905, Marian Township, Franklin County, Nebraska

Children with Elsie Ross:

  • Mariah (b. 1843)
  • John (1847-1893) married Sarah G. Bryant
  • Jacob (b. 1849)
  • Naomi (b. 1852)

Children with Jane W. Coen:

  • Sarah Carrie (1856-1920) married T. F. Maher
  • Francis M. (b. 1857)
  • Ida Dora (1858-1931) married Aaron Jacob Harouff
  • George L. (1861-1927) married Emma Isabelle Gilliland
  • Lucinda Maver (b. 1866) married Charles H. Stanley
  • Cora (b. 1872) married [–?–] Ditton

Jonathon moved to Monroe County, Iowa, in 1854.

Submitted by:
JoAnn Goodacre
Springfield VA

Absalom Coen

Absalom Coen
b. 26 March 1790, Harford County, Maryland, to Thomas and Mary (Richardson) Coen
d. 28 April 1848, Redding Township, Jackson County, Indiana

m.
Jane W. [–?–]
b. 13 March 1794, Virginia
d. 11 April 1856, Jackson County, Indiana

Child:

Absalom immigrated to Indiana from Ohio, before 1820.

Submitted by:
JoAnn Goodacre
Springfield VA

Jane W Coen

Jane W Coen
b. 20 November 1827, Indiana to Absalom Coen and Jane W. [–?–].
d. 14 December 1905, Marian Township, Franklin County, Nebraska

m. 23 January 1853, Jackson County, Indiana
Jonathan Jackson Robinson

Children with Jonathan Jackson Robinson:

  • Silas
  • Matilda
  • Caroline
  • Eliza
  • Paul
  • Thomas
  • William
  • Jane W.
  • Milton
  • Sarah
  • John
  • Absalom

Jane moved to Franklin County, Nebraska.

Submitted by:
JoAnn Goodacre
Springfield VA