|Birth: ||Dec. 8, 1857|
|Death: ||Sep. 8, 1958|
Margaret's husband Denis Coakley, Jr. died in Wales in 1927, and she arrived in the United States two years later. She lived with her son John William Coakley in Cleveland.
Name: Coakley, Mrs. Dennis
Date: Sep 10 1958
Source: Plain Dealer; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #099.
Notes: Mrs. Dennis Coakley. 101 years old, died Monday at the home of a son, John Coakley, 508 E. 140th Street. Born in Cardiff Wales, she lived there until 1920, when she came here. She had married Dennis Coakley and he had died there. She had been active until about a year ago. By then her eyesight had failed and she became invalided. The year she was born, 1857, Sepoy troops serving in the British Army mutinied and massacred a British garrison at Cawnpore and also besieged Lucknow. In this country, the United States supreme court had rendered the famed Dred Scott decision that slaves were not free if they escaped to "free" states. Surviving her, besides her son, one of the maintenance staff at the Clark Controller Co., are 17 grandchildren. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Jerome's Catholie Chruch of which she was a member. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
John William Coakley (1887 - 1980)*
Plot: no stone: section 90 lots 4772-4773
Created by: Elizabeth Davis
Record added: Dec 31, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 82771641
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