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Sarah Catherine Goetz Coffman
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Birth: May 25, 1859
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 11, 1942
Johnson County
Indiana, USA

Parents: Jacob Leonard Goetz Sr. and Elizabeth Margaret Daum

Siblings: Annie Elizabeth Goetz Coffman, Mary Gertrude Goetz Fry Long, Margaret Goetz Weaver, John Michael Goetz, Jacob Leonard Goetz Jr., James Goetz, George A. Goetz, Martha Emma Goetz Stillabower, Barbara Ellen Goetz Royse, Henrietta Goetz Wirey, and Henry Goetz

Husband: John Coffman (married 13 Jan 1878 Bartholomew Co., IN)

Children: Katherine Coffman Chandler, Cora Mae Coffman Barker, George Jacob Coffman, Charles Wilbur Coffman, Amanda Ella Coffman Parsley, Lennah Gertrude Coffman Mead Barker, Isaac Clinton Coffman, Pearl Belle Coffman Short, Anna Elizabeth Coffman McQuinn, Esta Maree Coffman, and Myrtle Florene Coffman Cobb

Obituary: Franklin Evening Star 12 Feb 1942
Sarah Coffman Is Dead At Nineveh
Woman, 82, Has 72 Descendants

Edinburgh, Feb. 12 Mrs. Sarah Catherine Coffman, 82, passed away Wednesday afternoon at 2:45 o'clock at her home in Nineveh.

She was born in Indiana, May 25, 1859, the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Daum Goetz. She married John Coffman, January 13, 1878, and twelve children were born of the union. Two children died in infancy. The husband preceded her in death on July 1, 1923. She was loved by all who knew her and counted her friends by the hundreds.

Surviving are seven daughters and three sons, Mrs. Louise Chandler, George Coffman, and Mrs. Orville McQuinn of Franklin; Mrs. Walter Parsley, Mrs. William Barker and Mrs. Claude Short of Franklin rural route; Charles Coffman of Trafalgar rural route; Mrs. Roy Barker of Marshall; Isaac Coffman of Southport and Mrs. Walter Cobb of Nineveh; 26 grandchildren, including Helen Coffman Long, who has made her home since infancy with the deceased; 36 great grandchildren; one brother, James Goetz of Trafalgar rural route; and two sisters, Mrs. Emma Stillabower of Nineveh and Mrs. Charles Wirey of Franklin.

The remains will be returned to the late home from the Farr & Gosney Funeral Home where friends may call after 6 o'clock Thursday evening until time for the services, which will be held at the Nineveh Christian Church Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. The services will be in charge of the Rev. G. F. Powers, assisted by the Rev. G. J. Pickett. Interment will be made at the church cemetery.
Family links: 
  Jacob Leonard Goetz (1833 - 1895)
  Elizabeth Margaret Daum Goetz (1833 - 1907)
  John Coffman (1858 - 1923)*
  Katherine Coffman Chandler (1879 - 1970)*
  Cora Mae Coffman Barker (1881 - 1956)*
  George Jacob Coffman (1882 - 1970)*
  Charles Wilbur Coffman (1884 - 1973)*
  Amanda Ella Coffman Parsley (1885 - 1965)*
  Lennah Gertrude Coffman Mead Barker (1887 - 1970)*
  Isaac Clinton Coffman (1888 - 1947)*
  Pearl Belle Coffman Short (1891 - 1979)*
  Anna Elizabeth Coffman McQuinn (1893 - 1964)*
  Esta Maree Coffman (1897 - 1897)*
  Myrtle Florene Coffman Cobb (1898 - 1978)*
  Annie Elizabeth Goetz Coffman (1856 - 1933)*
  Mary Gertrude Goetz Long (1857 - 1939)*
  Sarah Catherine Goetz Coffman (1859 - 1942)
  Margaret Goetz Weaver (1860 - 1928)*
  John Michael Goetz (1862 - 1941)*
  Jacob Leonard Goetz (1863 - 1933)*
  James Goetz (1865 - 1943)*
  George A Goetz (1866 - 1936)*
  Martha Emma Goetz Stillabower (1868 - 1945)*
  Barbara Ellen Goetz Royse (1870 - 1939)*
  Henry Goetz (1872 - 1872)*
  Henrietta Goetz Wirey (1872 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Nineveh Christian Church Cemetery
Johnson County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20363332
Sarah Catherine <i>Goetz</i> Coffman
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
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In memory of my Great Grand Aunt
- Mark E. Wirey
 Added: Sep. 21, 2011

- Florence Banks
 Added: Jul. 28, 2007

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