|Birth: ||Mar. 21, 1856|
|Death: ||Jul. 5, 1933|
Parents: Jacob Leonard Goetz Sr. and Elizabeth Margaret Daum
Siblings: Mary Gertrude Goetz Fry Long, Sarah Catherine Goetz Coffman, 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: Young Coffman (married 19 Mar 1874 Bartholomew Co., IN)
Children: Sarah Margaret Coffman Richeson, Martha Agnes Coffman Mills, Mary Bell Coffman, Jacob Coffman, Minnie Coffman Hants, Robert Coffman, Nannie T. Coffman Steinbarger, Josie Coffman Waltz, Clara Coffman Ratliff, Eva Coffman Dunham, and William Adam Coffman
Obituary: Franklin Evening Star 6 Jul 1933
MRS. YOUNG COFFMAN SUCCUMBS WEDNESDAY
Well Known Resident of Nineveh – Funeral Rites Friday – Burial at Nineveh
NINEVEH, July 6 – Mrs. Elizabeth Coffman, age 77, widow of Young Coffman, passed away Wednesday evening at 9:30 o'clock at her home in Nineveh. Mrs. Coffman had been ill for several weeks but her death was very sudden and was a great shock to her family.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the Nineveh Christian Church in charge of the Rev. Harry Lett. Burial will be in the Nineveh Cemetery.
Mrs. Coffman was born March 21, 1856 in the St. John's community near Columbus, the daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Baumgeotz [(Daum) Goetz]. Her parents were born in Germany. At the age of eighteen she was married to Young Coffman. Soon after her marriage she came to the Nineveh community to make her home.
Surviving are three sons Jacob and Robert of near Nineveh and William of Franklin, six daughters, Mrs. Lester Stinebarger of Franklin, Mrs. Thomas Mills of the Union community, Mrs. Oscar Hants and Mrs. Sarah Richardson of near Nineveh, Mrs. Ivory Dunham of Indianapolis and Miss Josie Coffman who lives at home. Twenty-eight grandchildren and twenty great-grandchildren also survive.
Mrs. Coffman was one of eleven children of whom only three are dead. The surviving brothers and sisters are Mrs. Sarah Coffman, James Goetz, Nineveh; Mrs. Etta Wirey, Franklin; Mrs. Mary Long, Indianapolis; Mrs. Ella Rice, Edinburg; George Goetz, Valparaiso; John Goetz, Columbus; Mrs. Emma Stillabower, Edinburg. Jacob Goetz and Mrs. Margaret Weaver preceded their sister in death.
Mrs. Coffman had resided the greater part of her life in the Nineveh community and was one of the highly esteemed woman of this locality. She was a devoted wife and mother and a good neighbor. She was noted in the community for her willingness to assist in time of trouble or grief. In addition to her relatives she leaves a host of friends.
Jacob Leonard Goetz (1833 - 1895)
Elizabeth Margaret Daum Goetz (1833 - 1907)
Young Coffman (1852 - 1917)
Sarah Margaret Coffman Richeson (1876 - 1938)*
Martha Agnes Coffman Mills (1877 - 1957)*
Mary Bell Coffman (1879 - 1880)*
Jacob Coffman (1880 - 1976)*
Minnie Coffman Hants (1882 - 1963)*
Robert Coffman (1884 - 1965)*
Nannie T. Coffman Steinbarger (1887 - 1953)*
Josie Coffman Waltz (1889 - 1975)*
Clara Coffman Ratliff (1891 - 1921)*
Eva Coffman Dunham (1893 - 1983)*
William Adam Coffman (1897 - 1982)*
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)*
Henrietta Goetz Wirey (1872 - 1949)*
Henry Goetz (1872 - 1872)*
Nineveh Christian Church Cemetery
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Jul 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20363594