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William Marcus Coughran
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1872
Mariposa County
California, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 1951
San Francisco County
California, USA

William Coughran funeral today

Funeral services for William M. Coughran, 80, husband of Le Grand pioneer Minnie McClure Coughran of San Francisco, were held today at 1 p.m. at the Hann Brothers Mortuary with Rev. Roy Whiting officiating.

Burial was in the Turner Helm Cemetery in Le Grand.

Coughran died Christmas day in San Francisco after a lengthy illness.
Merced Express, January 3, 1952

FUNERAL SERVICES HELD FOR WILLIAM COUGHRAN
LE GRAND—Funeral services were held in Merced Thursday, Dec. 27th, at 1 p.m. for the late William M. Coughran, 80, of San Francisco, who died at his home there Christmas Day.
Hann Brothers Mortuary was in charge of arrangements, with Rev. Roy Q. Whiting of Merced officiating. Burial was in the Turner-Helm Cemetery in Le Grand.
The deceased was the husband of Minnie McClure Coughran, a pioneer of Mariposa county, her parents being the late Mr. and Mrs. Henry McClure, whose home was located on the White Rock road.
The couple have resided in San Francisco over a long period of years.
Attending the funeral with Mrs. Coughran were Mrs. Viola Ransome Wood of San Francisco and Mrs. Georgia Lightly of Dinuba.

Merced Express, January 3, 1952
WILLIAM M. COUGHRAN
Funeral services wee recently held in the Hann Brothers Mortuary for William Marcus Coughran, 79, formerly of Mariposa County. He died in San Francisco Christmas Day.
Coughran was a native of Mariposa County but resided in the Bay City since 1917. He was a member of the Dinuba Lodge 385, F. & A. M., and Dinuba Lodge 381, I.O.O.F.
He leaves his widow, Minnie L. Coughran, of San Francisco. The final services were conducted by the Rev. Roy Q. Whiting. Burial was in the McClure family plot, in the Turner-Helm Cemetery, near Le Grand. Pallbearers were Earl Southward, Glen Gillette, Wade Morgan, Howard Raynor, Arthur Waller and Emery Preston.

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Mariposa Gazette, Jan 3, 1952

FUNERAL IN MERCED FOR W. M. COUGHRAN

Funeral services for William Marcus Coughran, 79, were held at the Hann Brothers mortuary in Merced, December 27, with the Rev. Roy Q. Whiting officiating. Burial was in the McClure family plot in the Turner-Helm cemetery near Le Grand.

Mr. Coughran died in San Francisco December 25. He was a native of Mariposa county but had been a resident of San Francisco since 1917. He was a member of Dinuba Lodge No. 385, F&AM, and Dinuba Lodge No. 381, IOOF.

His is survived by his widow, Minnie L. Couhran(sic), of San Francisco.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Livingston Coughran (1840 - 1918)
  Matilda Jane Lewis Coughran (1850 - 1920)
 
 Spouse:
  Minnie Lenora McClure Coughran (1876 - 1954)*
 
 Siblings:
  Perminda Eva Coughran Laird (1865 - 1943)*
  Thomas J Coughran (1867 - 1871)*
  Badora Coughran White (1870 - 1933)*
  William Marcus Coughran (1872 - 1951)
  Lewis Livingston Coughran (1883 - 1960)*
  Elva A. Coughran Furtney (1888 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Helm-Turner Cemetery
Le Grand
Merced County
California, USA
 
Created by: Carol Lackey
Record added: Jan 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47339949
William Marcus Coughran
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