|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1834|
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 1920|
Elizabeth Jane Kimes was born in Sangamon County, Illinois northeast of Springfield, the daughter of Lewis and Sarah Short Kimes. Lewis (Abt 1795-1936) was born in Baden, Verden, Niedersachsen, Germany, son of Mathias Kimes. Sarah Short (Abt. 1799-1837) was born in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee. Lewis and Sarah were married June 22, 1822 in Knoxville.
Elizabeth married William C. Coe on November 2, 1851 in Sangamon County at the residence of George Withey in Mechanicsburg, Illinois. Dr. Dresser officated at the ceremony. George Withey's wife, Martha, was Elizabeth's older sister.
After William's death, Elizabeth purchased a residence in Rochester, Illinois and lived there until her death at age 86 years, 1 month, 7 days.
Much of the above biography is from "Our Ancestors, Havlik, LaHue, Ryman, Wisdom" by Laurence L. Wisdom now under the stewardship of Jan Lange.
William and Elizabeth had ten children:
Mary Katherine (1852-1928) married Edwin Humphrey
Charlotte Ester (1854-1950) married James Sprinkle
Anna Elizabeth (1855-1894) married Edward Robbins
Samuel Curtis (1858-1859)
Martha Ellen (1862-1945) married James A. Barbre
Maria Altha (1864-1936) married Joseph T. LaHue
James Horatio (1867-1892) married Lenora K. Kelly
William Elijah (1869-1916) married Frances May Veatch
Elizabeth Charity (1872-1897) married Jacob Henry Bullock
George Lewis (1860-1946) married Viola LaHue
William C Coe (1817 - 1892)*
Mary Catherine Coe Humphrey (1852 - 1928)*
Charlotte Esther Coe Sprinkel (1854 - 1950)*
Anna Eliza Coe Robbins (1855 - 1894)*
Samuel Curtis Coe (1858 - 1859)*
George Lewis Coe (1860 - 1946)*
Martha Ellen Coe Barbre (1862 - 1945)*
Maria Altha Coe LaHue (1864 - 1936)*
James Horatio Coe (1867 - 1892)*
William Elijah Coe (1869 - 1916)*
Elizabeth Charity Coe Bullock (1872 - 1897)*
Maintained by: Jan Lange
Originally Created by: KaryLou
Record added: Oct 17, 2010
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