Jul. 14, 1842 Williamsburg Williamsburg City Virginia, USA
Jan. 27, 1920 Richmond Henrico County Virginia, USA
He married Emma Overbey in Mecklenburg County in 1867. Father to John Archer Coke Jr. A graduate in law from William and Mary, he entered the Confederate States Army in 1861 as a lieutenant of the Lee Artillery. He was elected captain and was slightly wounded in Dahlgren's Raid. After the war, he practiced law in Richmond.