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Robert James Coates
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Birth: 1877
McHenry County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1927
Cedar (Smith County)
Smith County
Kansas, USA

Smith County Pioneer - Sept. 1 1927

Robert Coats, an old settler of this county,passed away Tuesday evening at the Ed. Cowles home. His age was about seventy years. Mr. Coats had been in failing health for the past year, yet the end came quite suddenly. Two sons survive him. The funeral was at the Christian Church Thursday afternoon. Rev. Milford of Gaylord conducted the services, after which the remains were laid to rest in the Cedar cemetery. Peace to his ashes. Rest his soul.

Also-noted in the paper was the following

Byron and Archie Coats came Friday from Iowa to attend the funeral of their father. They returned to their home Saturday evening. 
Family links: 
  John Coates (1830 - 1920)
  Clarissa Noble Coates (1838 - 1913)
  Mary Emma Sprague Coates (1879 - 1973)
  Byron Abner Coates (1908 - 1927)*
  Elijah J Coates (1871 - 1958)*
  Rose Coates (1875 - 1924)*
  Robert James Coates (1877 - 1927)
  Charles E Coates (1881 - 1952)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Cemetery
Cedar (Smith County)
Smith County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Ruth Barckley
Record added: May 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110594576
Robert James Coates
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