|Birth: ||Jan. 30, 1879|
|Death: ||Mar. 14, 1949|
Tom Green County
Mrs. Maud Alice Graham born 30 January 1879 died 14 March 1949 is buried at Fairmount Cemetery in San Angelo, Texas. She died of a Cerebro Vascula Accident. Maude was the daughter of John Ruben Yates and Amanda Caroline Cullen both of Texas. Maud's only son Ruben Francis Coffey(e) born 28 July 1896 died in Portales New Mexico in July 1936 and his wife Josephine B Merrell had four daughters, Evelyn, Helen, Gladys, and Maude. Maud Graham had a daughter Gladys A Coffey(e) Burton and husband Victor O Burton had two known children, a son Earnest and a daughter (name unknown). Maude Alice Yates was married several times with married surnames of Coffey, Parker, Honneycutte, and Graham. Maud Graham's Granddaughter told of abusive treatment by her Grandmother for whom she was named. She told stories of how hard life was after her Father (Ruben Francis Coffey born 1896 in Texas) died in 1936. Maude told stories of poverty experienced by her and her sisters. Maude's Mother was offered no relief or support from her Grandmother Maud Graham who was financially able to help albeit she chose not to. Her only son was their Father Ruben one of only 2 children born to Maud Alice Graham. Maud Graham also had a daughter Gladys Alice Coffey born in 1902 in Mangum, OK. All of the Coffey girls loved their Aunt Gladys and always spoke of her kindness toward them. There are no records so far showing the marriage of Maud A. Yates to James Edward Coffey. If anyone reads this and can contribute any information about James Edward Coffey please contact me.
Caveat: İfamily photo Maude Yates 1928 owned and submitted by Sherri Gillespie. It is copy right protected and not to be duplicated or published. Nor shall it be used in any family tree or any genealogy without signed written authorization by the photo owner.
John Ruben Yates (1815 - 1889)
Amanda Caroline Cullen Yates (1839 - 1921)
Marion C. Graham (1873 - 1949)*
Gladys A Coffee(y) Burton (1902 - 1968)*
Josie Frances Graham Plunkett (1904 - 1985)*
Sarah Elizabeth Yates Jones (1835 - 1918)**
John S Yates (1853 - ____)**
Melvina Catherine Yates Holbrook (1856 - 1920)**
Sina Vada Yates Smith (1859 - 1931)**
Rachel Ann Yates Hendricks (1859 - 1949)**
Reuben Ezekiel Yates (1876 - 1953)*
Maud Alice Yates Graham (1879 - 1949)
Tom Green County
Plot: Block 88, Lot 13W1/2
Created by: Sherri G.
Record added: Jul 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55255136