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William Charles Coomer
Birth: Jan. 16, 1837
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1914
Wheeling (Gibson County)
Gibson County
Indiana, USA

William Charles Coomer was the son of William Coomer and Lavisa Coomer from Stokes Co, NC. He was born in KY.
William C. Coomer fought with Company G of the 37th KY regiment of volunteers in the Civil War. He enlisted in August of 1863. His father William was in the same regiment and died in a military hospital in Lexington, KY during the war of causes not defined. He was buried in the National Cemetery in Lexington.

William C. was married to Mary Retherford of Adair Co, KY. The couple moved from KY to Pike county, IN and later to Wheeling, IN in Gibson county.

Obituary from the Princeton Clarion/News on February 4, 1914:

“WHEELING, Ind., Feb.5.--The funeral of William C. Coomer was held this morning at 10 o’clock in the M.E. church here, and was largely attended. The interment was in the Mt. Tabor cemetery.

Mr. Coomer, who was 77 years of age and one of the best known citizens of this part of the county, died Wednesday morning at 3 o’clock after a two-weeks illness of pneumonia. He was an excellent man.

Six children survive. They are: John and Thomas Coomer, of near Princeton; Mrs, Silas Myrick, Princeton; Mrs. John Fletcher, Francisco; Mrs, Jane Hitch, Mt. Carmel; Mrs. Ruby Drew, Ft. Branch.”
 
 
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 Parents:
  William C. Coomer (1803 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Polly Retherford Coomer (1841 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Thomas William Coomer (1860 - 1949)*
  Harriet Alice Coomer Fletcher (1863 - 1957)*
  Luvisa Coomer Myrick (1869 - 1955)*
  Nannie Belle Coomer Drew (1875 - 1937)*
 
 Sibling:
  William Charles Coomer (1837 - 1914)
  George A. Coomer (1846 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Tabor Cemetery
Wheeling (Gibson County)
Gibson County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: James M Phillips
Record added: Apr 13, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7353260
William Charles Coomer
Added by: James M Phillips
 
 
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CO G 37th KY REG VOL Civil War. Enlisted August 1863.
-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 22, 2010
GOD BLESS THIS DEAR HUSBAND AND LOVING FATHER,
- BECKIE SHOAF MACKENZIE
 Added: Mar. 17, 2010

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