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Katharine Ellis Coman
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1857
Newark
Licking County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1915
Wellesley
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Her parents were Levi Parsons Coman & Martha Seymour.

For 25 years, she lived with Katharine Lee Bates (Author of "America the Beautiful"), and died at her home.

Articles on her death: "New York Times", January 12, 1915 - Page 9 / "The Newark Advocate" - Newark, Ohio - Jan. 12, 1915 - Page 6, "Obituary"

"Burial will be made in Cedar Hill." (Page 5, "Obituary" - "The Newark Advocate" - Newark, Ohio - January 15, 1915 - Photocopy)

She was cremated at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts on January 13, 1915. (Cemetery Records)

NOTE: On Page 533, of the book "Where They're Buried", by Thomas E. Spencer, c 1998, her year of death is given as 1917 and her burial-place as Mount Auburn Cemetery, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Famous author on economic subjects. Among her books are:
- "The Negro as a Peasant Farmer", 1904
- "The Industrial History of the United States", 1905
- "Economic Beginnings of the Far West", 1912
- "Unemployment Insurance: A Summary of European Systems", 1915 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Levi Parsons Coman (1826 - 1889)
  Martha Ann Seymour Coman (1826 - 1911)
 
 Spouse:
  Katharine Lee Bates (1859 - 1929)
 
 Siblings:
  Ellis Wynkoop Coman (1854 - 1854)*
  Charles Wynkoop Coman (1856 - 1920)*
  Katharine Ellis Coman (1857 - 1915)*
  Katharine Ellis Coman (1857 - 1915)
  Harriet Ide Coman Cornell (1863 - 1896)*
  Edward Morris Coman (1866 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

SCHOLAR, ECONOMIST, HISTORIAN
TEACHER AT WELLESLEY COLLEGE

I SHALL NOT DIE BUT LIVE AND
DECLARE THE WORKS OF THE LORD
 
Burial:
Cedar Hill Cemetery
Newark
Licking County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 2 - Lot 207
 
Created by: NWO
Record added: Aug 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40633821
Katharine Ellis Coman
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Katharine Ellis Coman
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