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Emma Wightman Cofield
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1866
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 1922
Clarksville
Red River County
Texas, USA

MRS. W. M. COFIELD
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Mrs. W. M. Cofield, a well known Clarksville woman, died at her home opposite the post office about three o'clock Friday morning, following an illness of several days. The funeral service was held at the Methodist church Saturday at 10:30 o'clock and the body was buried in the Baptist cemetery.

Surviving Mrs. Cofield are three sisters, a husband and the following children: Mrs. F. M. Fagan, of Clarksville. N. V. Shuman, of Galveston. A. P. Shuman, of Ardmore. Miss Lucy Cofield and W. M. Cofield, Jr., both of Clarksville.

Mrs. Cofield was 56 years old. She came to Texas from Mississippi about 30 years ago and has been a resident here since that time. Before her health gave down she was very active in church work and was highly esteemed by those who knew her.---Clarksville (Tex.) Times.

Broken Bow Library
Genealogy Department
Broken Bow, Oklahoma

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Emma Cofield
Texas, Deaths
Name: Emma Cofield
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 10 Mar 1922
Event Place: Clarksville, Red River, Texas, United States
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Married
Birth Date: 17 Aug 1866
Birthplace: , Mississippi
Father's Name: James Wightman
Mother's Name: Evans
Certificate Number: 9380
GS Film number: 2074543 , Digital Folder Number: 005145594 , Image Number: 02963

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Emma Cofield
United States Census, 1920
Name: Emma Cofield
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1920
Event Place: Clarksville, Red River, Texas, United States
Gender: Female
Age: 53
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Wife
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife
Birth Year (Estimated): 1867
Birthplace: Mississippi
Father's Birthplace: Mississippi
Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
William M Cofield Head M 75 Georgia
Emma Cofield Wife F 53 Mississippi
William M Cofield Jr. Son M 19 Texas
Lucy Cofield Daughter F 16 Texas
District: 145 , Sheet Number and Letter: 8B , Household ID: 180 , Line Number: 86 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T625 , GS Film number: 1821841 , Digital Folder Number: 004391977 , Image Number: 00153

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William Cofield
United States Census, 1910
Name: William Cofield
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: Justice Precinct 7, Lamar, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 66
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1844
Birthplace: Georgia
Father's Birthplace: United States
Mother's Birthplace: United States
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
William Cofield Head M 66 Georgia
Emma Cofield Wife F 44 Mississippi
Billie Cofield Son M 9 Texas
Lucy Cofield Daughter F 5 Texas
Maud Cofield Daughter F 22 Texas
Nyle Thuman Stepson M 24 Texas
Pink Thuman Stepson M 14 Texas
District: 99 , Sheet Number and Letter: 16A , Household ID: 290 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: M1283 , GS Film number: 1375585 , Digital Folder Number: 004454391 , Image Number: 00502

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William M Cofield
United States Census, 1900
Name: William M Cofield
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1900
Event Place: Justice Precinct 3 (west part), Red River, Texas, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 56
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Years Married: 0
Birth Date: Mar 1844
Birthplace: Georgia
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1900
Father's Birthplace: Georgia
Mother's Birthplace: Georgia
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
William M Cofield Head M 56 Georgia
Emma Cofield Wife F 34 Mississippi
Nyle V Shuman Stepson M 14 Texas
Mary M Cofield Daughter F 13 Texas
Bonnie E Shuman Stepdaughter F 9 Texas
Anson P Shuman Son M 5 Texas
District: 105 , Sheet Number and Letter: 14B , Household ID: 244 , Line Number: 64 , Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) , Affiliate Publication Number: T623 , GS Film Number: 1241665 , Digital Folder Number: 004118553 , Image Number: 00572

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Her daughter:

Lucy Luvenia Cofield
from Texas, Birth Certificates
Name: Lucy Luvenia Cofield
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 31 Oct 1904
Event Place: Bogata, Red River, Texas, United States
Gender: Female
Father's Name: W M Cofield
Mother's Name: Emma Cofield
Certificate Number: 124285 , Digital Folder Number: 004688563 , Image Number: 00493

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*** Many thanks to Carole Curry (#46835680) and Brandon O'Rear (#48115948) for additional info

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 Parents:
  James Wightman (1836 - 1912)
  Lavinia Adalaide Evans Wightman (1838 - 1878)
 
 Spouses:
  Anson Pinkney Shuman (1861 - 1895)*
  William Madison Cofield (1844 - 1931)*
 
 Children:
  Nyle Vernon Shuman (1886 - 1950)*
  Mary Maud Cofield Reece (1888 - 1922)*
  Bonnie Erin Shuman Fagan (1891 - 1944)*
  Anson Pink Shuman (1895 - 1961)*
  William Madison Cofield (1900 - 1973)*
 
 Siblings:
  W. M. Wightman Hodges (1860 - 1924)*
  Emma Wightman Cofield (1866 - 1922)
  Martha Dudley Wightman Franklin (1885 - 1966)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Clarksville Cemetery
Clarksville
Red River County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 2
 
Maintained by: Lanie
Originally Created by: MB
Record added: Jun 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7612203
Emma <i>Wightman</i> Cofield
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